A boy hangs on an iron rod as another child splashes water from a stone spout near Bangalamukhi temple.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Niranjan Shrestha / Associated PressLink
A "mozo" (or runner) is bumped in the back by a bull as it and others arrive at the bullring during the running of the bulls as part of the San Sebastian de los Reyes festival near Madrid. Five people were injured during the first of six bull runs held during the festival that honor the town's patron saint and continues through Sunday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JUAN CARLOS HIDALGO / EFELink
A dentist's assistant files the dentures of a customer at a roadside clinic.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFPLink
Partially reflected in a glass shelf, journalists cover a news conference by members of Syrian opposition groups presenting scenarios of what could happen in Syria after the fall of President Bashar Assad.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Markus Schreiber / Associated PressLink
Investigators at the scene of a fatal officer-involved shooting in Bellflower after a driver led police on a chase from Fullerton to Bellflower early Tuesday morning. Authorities said officers opened fire on the suspect when he tried to run them over.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles TimesLink
A riot police officer holds his machine gun at the ready as a tire set afire by Muslim youths burns outside Masjid Musa mosque. Police and protesters have fought running battles as a violent backlash over the killing of a radical Muslim cleric continued in Kenya's second largest city, leaving several people hospitalized, officials said. Police officers used tear gas against youths protesting the killing Monday of Aboud Rogo Mohammed, who was allegedly involved with the Al Qaeda-linked Somali militant group al-Shabab.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated PressLink
Israeli soldiers step between an Israeli, left, arguing with a Palestinian after Jewish settlers from the Israeli settlement of Livona attacked the Palestinian's house. The attack reportedly left four people injured and destroyed the occupants' car.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALAA BADARNEH / EPALink
A Palestinian woman looks at a destroyed Hamas training camp after an Israeli airstrike early Tuesday. It was one of three such camps that came under attack in the Gaza Strip. There were no injuries reported.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hatem Moussa / Associated PressLink
Afghan militants use motorcycles for armed patrols after vowing to defend their village against Taliban insurgents. Taliban fighters are being pushed out of some areas in eastern Afghanistan by local militias.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SABAWOON AMARKHIL / AFPLink
Syrians inspect damaged vehicles at the site of a car bomb in the mainly Druze and Christian suburb of Jaramana on the southeastern outskirts of the Syrian capital Tuesday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOSEPH EID / AFPLink
A Chinese fishing boat navigates through rough waves whipped up by Typhoon Bolaven in waters off Jeju Island, South Korea.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kim Ho-cheon / YonhapLink
A photo taken by the Mars rover Curiosity highlights the geology of Mt. Sharp, a mountain inside Gale Crater where the rover landed.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NASA/JPL-CaltechLink
Resident flee flooded areas after heavy monsoon rains triggered flash floods in Panyala, Pakistan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAOOD REHMAN / EPALink
A Chinese fisherman wearing an orange life vest, fourth from left, is rescued by South Korean coast guard officers from a Chinese ship in Jeju, South Korea after a powerful typhoon pounded South Korea with strong winds and heavy rain Tuesday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kang Jae-nam / NewsisLink
A rainbow appears after a heavy rain due to severe weather from Tropical Storm Isaac outside Tampa, Fla.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MLADEN ANTONOV / AFPLink
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