Opponents of the Syrian government demonstrate in the neighborhood of Bustan Al-Qasr in Aleppo. Rebel forces have dug in to the north, east and south of Damascus, Syria's capital, and government troops have largely pulled back to a well-defended core, including the city center and loyal bastions to the west.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated PressLink
A Syrian child show injuries said to have been incurred during bombing by military warplanes.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated PressLink
A placard of former Pope Benedict XVI stands watch as pedestrians pass by.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: GABRIEL BOUYS / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Carnival figure-maker Jacques Tilly, left, and train manager Herman Schmitz push a likeness of former Pope Benedict XVI down a street.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FEDERICO GAMBARINI / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Raindrops hang on to irises at the Royal Botanic Gardens.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dan Kitwood / Getty ImagesLink
Protesters scuffle with police at the East Side Gallery, which is the longest still-standing portion of the former Berlin Wall, following efforts by a construction company to remove a 30-foot long section in order to build apartments.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sean Gallup / Getty ImagesLink
A photograph taken through magnifying glass shows Dutch artist Leon Keer working on a 3-D painting as part of the Living Art Festival 2013.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: RUNGROJ YONGRIT / EPALink
An aerobatics team performs during the Australian International Airshow.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PAUL CROCK / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Malian soldiers guard handcuffed prisoners after they arrived by boat in Kadji, on the Niger river in northern Mali.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOEL SAGET / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
A still from a video made available by The Daily Sun shows Mido Macia, 27, a taxi driver and Mozambican national, as he is dragged behind a police van. Macia later died in police custody.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / The Daily SunLink
A masked Palestinian kicks a burning tire during a support rally for Palestinian prisoners.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Majdi Mohammed / Associated PressLink
Kashmiri Muslim devotees pray at a shrine to Sufi saint Syed Abdul Qadir Jilani on his yearly commemoration day.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dar Yasin / Associated PressLink
A pangolin -- sometimes called a scaly anteater -- is released into the wild by conservation officials in North Sumatra. The animal is part of 128 pangolins confiscated by customs officers from a smuggler's boat off Sumatra island.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jefri Tarigan / Associated PressLink
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