Kashmiri government employees demonstrate while riot police unleash purple-dyed water via water cannons to disperse a protest. State government employees were demanding an increase in the retirement age from 58 to 60 and the release of their arrears.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: TAUSEEF MUSTAFA / AFPLink
A Kashmiri government employee shouts from inside a police van after being detained during the protest.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mukhtar Khan / Associated PressLink
A Myanmar soldier walks around this burned down Nazi village in Rakhine state, where at least 31 people have died in sectarian violence this month.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: LYNN BO BO / EPALink
Soldiers at Les Invalides stand by four coffins covered by the French flag during a ceremony honoring four French soldiers who were killed in Afghanistan. French President Francois Hollande has declared that he plans to withdraw French troops from Afghanistan in the coming weeks.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Antoine Antoniol / Getty ImagesLink
An Egyptian boy peers out of barbed wire, his face painted with the number 25, the date of the Egyptian revolution, during a protest in front of the Supreme Constitutional Court in Cairo. Egypt's highest court has ruled that Hosni Mubarak's last prime minister can stay in the presidential race.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Amr Nabil / Associated PressLink
A Yemeni tribesman loyal to the army stands guard at the local authority compound damaged after the army retook the city from Al Qaeda militants.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hani Mohammed / Associated PressLink
Lynnie Long, left, and Tracy Cookman ride horses Wednesday through Brewster Ranch after it was burned by the High Park fire.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AARON ONTIVEROZ / THE DENVER POSTLink
Nick Franklin of New Zealand performs a demo jump Wednesday in front of the Blue Mosque to announce the third stage of the Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOERG MITTER / AFPLink
Treasure Valley Community College's Evan Miller rides Wrangler Valley in the bareback event Wednesday at the College National Finals Rodeo.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KYLE GRANTHAM / Casper Star-TribuneLink
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