South Korean Special Army soldiers perform martial arts during a ceremony to mark the 64th Korea Armed Forces Day at the military headquarters in Gyeryong, South Korea.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JUNG YEON-JE / AFPLink
South Korean honor guard soldiers perform during a rehearsal for the 64th anniversary of Armed Forces Day at the Gyeryong military headquarters in Gyeryong, South Korea.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ahn Young-joon / Associated PressLink
Chinese visitors walk among statues of Chinese leaders and soldiers at a memorial for the 1931-45 war against Japan at the Jianchuan Museum in Chengdu.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARK RALSTON / AFPLink
British police officers stand for a minute of silence during a vigil near the scene in Mottram, England, where colleagues Fiona Bone and Nicola Hughes were killed while on duty last week.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PAUL ELLIS / AFPLink
A Japan coast guard vessel, right, sprays water at Taiwanese fishing boats, while a Taiwanese coast guard ship, left, also sprays water in the East China Sea near Senkaku islands, as they are known in Japanese, or Diaoyu Islands, in Chinese.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: YOMIURI SHIMBUN / AFPLink
A surfer rides in the barrel of a wave in the Atlantic Ocean off Noordhoek beach in Cape Town, South Africa.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NIC BOTHMA / EPALink
Traditionally dressed Bavarian men raise their steins and enjoy a sunny day during the Bavarian Oktoberfest beer festival in Munich, Germany.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matthias Schrader / Associated PressLink
Volunteers take part in a flash mob to mark the 500 days before the 2014 Winter Olympics in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MIKHAIL MORDASOV / AFPLink
Two Afghan children watch U.S. military soldiers from the 3rd platoon, C-company, 1-23 infantry on patrol in Genrandai village at Panjwai district, Kandahar, Afghanistan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: TONY KARUMBA / AFPLink
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