Bharatiya Janta Party's (BJP) pro-Telangana activists brave water cannons as they break through barricades toward Indian police during a protest in New Delhi. The activists are demanding the UPA government to immediately take steps to form a separate state of Telangana. New Delhi agreed in 2009 to the partition of Andhra Pradesh, India's fifth-largest state in terms of territory, but soon after it said the proposal needed more consultation following a fierce political backlash.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MANAN VATSYAYANA / AFPLink
Women supporters of Pakistani religious party Jamaat-e-Islami raise their hands to take an oath to continue to wear the hijab during a rally. Rallies were organized nationwide to observe the Hijab Day to highlight what the group sees as the importance and value of hijab for Muslim women.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Shakil Adil / Associated PressLink
A Syrian child stands next to rebel fighters checking a house that was damaged in bombing by government forces in Marea, on the outskirts of Aleppo, Syria.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muhammed Muheisen / Associated PressLink
A goat walks on a pathway near a refuse-choked, water-logged area at Rabia Nagar in Ahmedabad. Heavy monsoon rains have lashed the western Indian city causing difficulties for residents.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAM PANTHAKY / AFPLink
South Korean marines search for land mines swept from North Korea by a recent typhoon, in Gimpo, north of Seoul. North Korea said a typhoon that hit the peninsula last week killed 48 people and left 21,000 homeless.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Yun Tae-hyun / YONHAPLink
Ukraine's Laroslav Semenko, top, is seen from an underwater window swimming during a practice session at the London 2012 Paralympic Games at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ADRIAN DENNIS / AFPLink
The Swedish submarine HMS Neptun is towed to its final resting place at a naval museum. The sub was launched in 1978 and mothballed at the turn of the century.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PATRIC SODERSTROM / SCANPIX SWEDENLink
More galleries on Frameworkreturn to gallery
In Monday’s Pictures in the News, tourists flock to views of the Hollywood sign in Griffith Park. Los Angeles City Parks and Recreation recently opened up Mount Hollywood... View Post»
Thursday's Pictures in the News begins on the streets of San Francisco, where a man jumps over a burning couch in the Mission district after the San Francisco Giants beat the... View Post»
Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in Canada, where Ottawa police man a security perimeter around the National War Memorial and Parliament complex a day after a lone gunman... View Post»
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. In Papua New Guinea, Mount Tavurvur erupted, spewing rocks and ash into the air, forcing the evacuation of... View Post»
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. The eyes of the world were on Boston this week with the two bomb blasts during the marathon on Monday and... View Post»
Former Lakers players, coaches and extended family members gathered Thursday afternoon at the Nokia Theatre for a memorial service for Jerry Buss, the longtime Lakers owner who... View Post»
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in the Horn of Africa, where a drought has sparked a severe food crisis and high malnutrition rates. Wednesday is the final practice... View Post»
A vehicle destroyed by fire is removed by rescue workers on a motorway near the German village of Kavelstorf after 80 vehicles collided during a sandstorm, with many catching... View Post»
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Hong Kong, where a small school of fish finds itself precariously close to a Grey Nurse Shark at the Grand Aquarium in Ocean Park.... View Post»