Riot police baton-charge protesters during a demonstration against the anti-Islam movie "Innocence of Muslims" in Peshawar.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARSHAD ARBAB / EPALink
Protesters march through the streets during a protest against the anti-Islam film "Innocence of Muslims" in front of the U.S. Embassy in Kuala Lumpur.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rahman Roslan / Getty ImagesLink
A customer is greeted by Apple employees as she enters the Hong Kong Apple Store to get an iPhone 5.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PHILIPPE LOPEZ / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Customers wait patiently at the Santa Monica Promenade for the doors of the Apple Store to open and the store to sell the new iPhone 5.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dan Krauss / For The TimesLink
Police officers pay their respects near the scene where police officers Nicola Hughes and Fiona Bone were murdered earlier this week.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christopher Furlong / Getty ImagesLink
A protester wearing a scarf holds a placard in front of the U.S. embassy during a rally against an anti-Islam film, "Innocence of Muslims," and the publication of a caricature of the holy prophet Muhammad by a French magazine. Hundreds of protesters marched in a peaceful rally and shouted slogans against the United States in front of the embassy building.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAEED KHAN / AFPLink
A supporter of Jakarta governor candidate Joko Widodo shaves his moustache while others look on as they celebrate the victory of their mayor in Solo. Residents in the Indonesian city shaved their moustaches en masse after their mayor was all but assured victory in Jakarta's gubernatorial election.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMMAD ALI / EPALink
Vu Thi Tuyen, center, cries over her late father Vu Dinh Doan's grave in a cemetery as soldiers place incense sticks. His personal documents including a frayed diary were handed over to her family in the northern province of Hai Duong. The diary, returned to Hanoi by U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta earlier this year, was presented to the family at a ceremony 46 years after the soldier was killed in action in Southern Vietnam.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: HOANG DINH NAM / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
A theater production re-enacts the rise of the Communist Party in China in Jinggangshan in central China, the birthplace of the Chinese revolution, which saw Mao Tse-tung rise to power.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PETER PARKS / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Greenpeace activists dressed in tiger costumes visit the palm oil plantation of PT. Graha Inti Jaya Manusup in Pulang Pisau Regency, Central Kalimantan. Greenpeace is urging the government to take immediate action to protect the habitat by expanding moratorium areas, evaluate existing permits and implement full peatland forest protection.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: GREENPEACE / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Soldiers walk past crosses as they take part in a ceremony during which Poland's president and his Ukrainian counterpart unveiled a memorial to thousands of Polish officers murdered in 1940 by Josef Stalin's secret police and buried in a mass grave outside Kiev. The mass graves in Bykivnia Forest outside Kiev are believed to contain 100,000 victims of Stalin's repressions, including 3,500 Polish officers killed in the so-called Katyn massacre ordered by Stalin.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: INNA SOKOLOVSKAYA / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
A bee lands on a Walker's Low Catmint plant. Walker's Low Catmint attracts bees and butterflies, and will bloom throughout the growing season.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tom Dorsey / SALINA JOURNALLink
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