A bloodied woman is detained by riot police during a demonstration by Spanish coal miners. The miners had marched to Madrid to protest government subsidy cuts for their industry.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Denis Doyle / Getty ImagesLink
A hand-made sign declares no vacancies at the Catholic Cemetery in Hyderabad. Africa and Asia are the continents that will see the fastest urban population growth in the next 40 years, a U.N. report said earlier this year, noting that India and China are leading the surge.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NOAH SEELAM / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
A cycling fan holds an anti-doping placard as riders pass by during the 10th stage of the 2012 Tour de France.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOEL SAGET / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Villagers fill the surrounding hillsides watching as rescue workers pick through the wreckage of a school bus that ran off the road and plunged into a gorge during a picnic trip. A teacher and a student were killed and 51 others injured.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: TAUSEEF MUSTAFA / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Women mourn over the coffin of a relative at the Potocari memorial complex near Srebrenica, where thousands gathered Wednesday for the mass burial of 520 bodies to mark the 17th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Marko Drobnjakovic / Associated PressLink
A computer-simulated image of gas from a star that is ripped apart by tidal forces as it falls into a black hole. Some of the gas also is being ejected at high speeds into space. Using observations from telescopes in space and on the ground, astronomers gathered the most direct evidence yet for this violent process: a supermassive black hole shredding a star that wandered too close.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Sometimes the bulls get the upper hoof during the annual running of the bulls that highlights the San Fermin festival.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Daniel Ochoa de Olza / Associated PressLink
Landon Ward plays in a sprinkler during water day at the Lafayette County and Oxford Public Library.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bruce Newman / OXFORD EAGLELink
An Airbus SAS A380 aircraft operated by Malaysia Airline on the runway on the third day of the Farnborough International Air Show.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chris Ratcliffe / BloombergLink
Monika Brzostek, left, and Kinga Kolosinska of Poland set up a scoring attempt during the Beach Volleyball Grand Slam 2012 tournament.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hannibal Hanschke / EPALink
Hindu devotees bathe in the River Ganges in the early morning. Varanasi, also known as Kashi and Benaras, is Hinduism's holiest city.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rajesh Kumar Singh / Associated PressLink
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