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
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