An Indonesian jockey competes during a traditional Pacu Jawi event -- also known as the mud cow race -- in Tanah Datar in the West Sumatra province of Indonesia. Pacu Jawi is held by farmers before the start of the new harvesting season.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ZULKIFLI / EPALink
Disabled Afghan men practice for a wheelchair basketball tournament in Jalalabad, Afghanistan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rahmat Gul / Associated PressLink
Police use colored water from a water cannon to disperse teachers protesting for better wages in Srinagar, India.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mukhtar Khan / Associated PressLink
A municipal worker in New Delhi sprays an area to keep the mosquito population in check. The mosquito-borne disease dengue is on the rise in the city.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tsering Topgyal / Associated PressLink
A volunteer labels seats at the University of Denver ahead of the presidential debate between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Goldman / Associated PressLink
British police attend the funeral in Manchester of a colleague who died in the line of duty.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDREW YATES / AFPLink
An Army team carries the remains of Sgt. Thomas J. Butler at Dover Air Force Base, Del. According to the Department of Defense, Butler, of Wilmington, N.C., died in Afghanistan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Steve Ruark / Associated PressLink
Buildings stand in ruins at the scene of car-bomb explosions in Aleppo, Syria. No one has claimed responsibility for the explosions, which killed an estimated 40 people.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: - / AFPLink
A police officer in Cape Town, South Africa, gives a warning after a truck was set on fire by striking drivers.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Schalk van Zuydam / Associated PressLink
A balloonist prepares a balloon for a flight in Timna Valley national park in southern Israel.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JACK GUEZ / AFPLink
A 1,500-pound crocodile named Rex waits for feeding after coming out of a three-month hibernation at a zoo in Sydney, Australia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rob Griffith / Associated PressLink
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