Protesters affiliated with Occupy Wall Street are arrested by NYPD officers while attempting to form a "Peoples Wall" to block Wall Street. Monday marks the one-year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, and protesters are planning various actions and events throughout the day.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mario Tama / Getty ImagesLink
An injured policeman recovers on the ground after clashes with Afghan demonstrators during a protest against an anti-Islam film in Kabul. A demonstration in Kabul against the U.S.-made film that mocked Islam turned violent when anti-riot police prevented the protesters from attacking public and private property.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: S. SABAWOON / EPALink
A Muslim man throws a rock at police during a protest against an anti-Islam film outside the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta. Indonesians enraged over the film hurled rocks and Molotov cocktails at the embassy on Monday, marking the first violence in the world's most populous Muslim country since outrage exploded last week in the Middle East and beyond.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tatan Syuflana / Associated PressLink
Firebrand politician Julius Malema, right, argues with police officers at Lonmin Platinum Mine near Rustenburg. London-registered Lonmin PLC announced it is halting construction of a new shaft, putting 1,200 people out of work, as the bloody and bitter strike at its beleaguered South African platinum mine dragged on into its fifth week.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Themba Hadebe / Associated PressLink
Children walk with a cartoon school bus during a protest against the Spanish government's cuts on school transport in Pobla de Vallbona. Some school-route lines have been suspended due to the austerity measures, making parents and children walk to school.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BIEL ALINO / EPALink
Britain's Prince William and wife Catherine, the duchess of Cambridge, speak with traditional weavers during a visit to a cultural village in Honiara. The royal couple are on a nine-day tour marking Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee, and have already visited Singapore and Malaysia before arriving in the Solomon Islands.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: WILLIAM WEST / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Local children wait to greet Catherine, duchess of Cambridge, and Prince William, duke of Cambridge, as the royal couple visit Tuvanipupu Island on their Diamond Jubilee tour.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chris Jackson / Getty ImagesLink
Waves generated by Typhoon Sanba slam into the coast in Yeosu, 286 miles south of Seoul. Typhoon Sanba brought torrential rains across the country, shutting down flights and ferry services.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: YEOSU CITY / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
A model presents a creation from the 2013 spring/summer collection of designer Michael van der Ham at London Fashion Week.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: CARL COURT / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Young Kashmiri Muslims see off relatives leaving for the annual Hajj pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mukhtar Khan / Associated PressLink
Chris Martin of the British rock band Coldplay performs during a concert held in Prague.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: STANISLAV ZBYNEK / Associated PressLink
Ground personnel carry International Space Station crew member and U.S. astronaut Joseph Acaba shortly after landing in Kazakhstan. A Russian Soyuz capsule landed on the Kazakh steppe on Monday, delivering a trio of astronauts from a four-month stint on the space station.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Shamil Zhumatov / PoolLink
Artists are seen during the "Hidden City" performance by the Spanish theatre company La Fura dels Baus in Bucharest during the Bucharest Street Theatre festival.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Vadim Ghirda / Associated PressLink
Cavalry horses and their riders are exposed to smoke as members of the Dutch cavalry undergo a stress test at the beach in Scheveningen. The horses and riders are tested with gunfire, loud music and smoke for tomorrow's parade in the Hague.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KOEN VAN WEEL / EPALink
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