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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Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where fans take photos in the Lumix Panasonic 360 booth at VidCon at the Anaheim Convention Center.
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In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: Palestinians clash with Israeli soldiers as they observe the 64th anniversary of "Nakba," Arabic for "catastrophe," the term used to mark the... View Post»
Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Japan at the Lake Shikotsu Ice Festival, where a colorfully illuminated sculptural playground has been created for the 17-day... View Post»
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As political unrest spread across the Middle East and North Africa, the Los Angeles Times dispatched photojournalists