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A student points a toy gun at a police officer during a protest tied to a 48-hour national strike.


Indian police detain supporters of anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare during a march Thursday to the residence of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mustafa Quraishi / Associated Press

A student protesting proposed cuts in higher education subsidies is sprayed with a water cannon by police outside the House of Representatives in the Quezon City section.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Noel Celis / AFP / Getty Images

Passengers traveling home before the start of the Muslim holiday Eid al-Fitr wait to board a train at Senen station. The holiday marks the end of holy month of Ramadan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Achmad Ibrahim / Associated Press

Rebel fighters and a TV cameraman take shelter as an intense gun battle erupts outside the Corinthia hotel, where many foreign journalists are staying.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sergey Ponomarev / Associated Press

Libyans mourn at the grave of a rebel fighter killed by forces loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi.


French matador Sebastian Castella performs a pass during a corrida.


Boats await passengers before the start of the Muslim holiday Eid al-Fitr on the Buriganga river.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andrew Biraj / Reuters

A government soldier tries to maintain order as refugees from the region's famine jostle for food at a distribution center.


Omar Simmonds Pea of Panama receives medical assistance during in an elimination bout against Sacha Denanyoh of Togo at the World Judo Championships.


U.S. Army soldiers prepare their weapons for an overnight mission in eastern Afghanistan.


Lightning illuminates a field of wind turbines during heavy thunderstorms in the country's Brandenburg region.


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