Mourners gather to mark the death of former Cambodian King Norodom Sihanouk at the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh. Cambodians prayed for the soul of Sihanouk on Tuesday and world leaders sent condolences as the country prepared for the return of his body. Sihanouk died Monday at age 89 of a heart attack in Beijing.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wong Maye-E / Associated PressLink
A Pakistani health worker gives a polio vaccine to a boy, while a group of women holding their children wait their turn, in an alley of a Christian neighborhood in Islamabad.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muhammed Muheisen / Associated PressLink
People watch an installation entitled "Maison tombée du ciel" by French artist Jean-Francois Fourtou displayed as part of Lille's Fantastic Festival.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PHILIPPE HUGUEN / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
A demonstrator takes part in a protest against the Portuguese government's 2013 state budget as police officers stand guard in front of the Portuguese Parliament.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Fans set fire to stands at Léopold Sédar Senghor stadium in Dakar during Ivory Coast's African Cup of Nations qualifier against Senegal. Senegal was disqualified from the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations after the crowd trouble forced their qualifier with Ivory Coast to be abandoned.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SEYLLOU / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
An Israeli soldier argues with a Palestinian man during a protest near the West Bank village of Beit Ur. Palestinians blocked a road to protest against attacks by Jewish settlers on Palestinians and their property.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nasser Shiyoukhi / Associated PressLink
Palestinian activists raise the Palestinian flags as they stand on the top of an Israeli car on the highway leading from the Israeli city of Tel- Aviv toward Jerusalem. Reports state that about 50 Palestinian and international protesters blocked the road for more the 30 minutes, causing a traffic jam in protest against the Israeli separations policy.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ATEF SAFADI / EPALink
Firemen in heavy protective clothing stand on the premises of Kraft Foods after a chemical accident. A tank of sodium hydroxide solution was by filled with nitric acid by mistake, producing a cloud of nitrous gases considered extremely harmful if they come into contact with the skin or are inhaled.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JULIAN STRATENSCHULTE / EPALink
Japan's forward Shinji Kagawa, left, vies for the ball with Brazil's defender Thiago Silva at the municipal stadium in Wroclaw, during the Japan vs. Brazil friendly soccer match ahead of the World Cup 2014.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JANEK SKARZYNSKI / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
A teacher distributes free midday meals to Indian schoolchildren at a government run school on World Food Day.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Aijaz Rahi / Associated PressLink
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