A student throws paint bombs at riot police during a protest demanding a better and free education and an alternative university reform.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: GUILLERMO LEGARIA / AFPLink
Indian youths dance and cool off at the Jal Vihar water park on World Water Day, which calls for international attention on the preservation of the world's drinking water resources.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NOAH SEELAM / AFPLink
Cars go through a tunnel of blooming cherry blossoms.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Koji Sasahara / Associated PressLink
Hindu men and a boy from Nandgaon sit on the floor during prayers at the Ladali or Radha temple before the procession for the Lathmar Holy festival, the legendary hometown of Radha, consort of Hindu God Krishna. During Lathmar Holi the women of Barsana beat the men from Nandgaon, the hometown of Krishna, with wooden sticks in response to their teasing as they depart the town.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kevin Frayer / Associated PressLink
This picture taken Thursday shows a man walking in a damaged factory after a serious storm and heavy wind hit south China's Guangdong province. South China was warned to prepare for more heavy rain and hailstorms as five provinces continue to repair damage caused by severe weather, which resulted in the deaths of at least 24 people.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / AFPLink
Caltrans engineers, geologists, and workers monitor a landslide that closed the northbound lanes of Pacific Coast Highway in Pacific Palisades reported Thursday about 4:15 a.m. The northbound lanes between Sunset Boulevard and Temescal Canyon Road were closed, forcing commuters to take alternative routes.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles TimesLink
A view of the San Francisco skyline and former warden's house from the former chapel at Alcatraz Island on Thursday. The National Park Service marked the 50th anniversary of the closure of the notorious Alcatraz federal penitentiary with an exhibit of newly discovered photos by Los Angeles freelance photographer Leigh Wiener of the prison's final day in 1963. Alcatraz was first a fort and later became an Army disciplinary barracks before being taken over by the Bureau of Prisons in 1934.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Justin Sullivan / Getty Images North AmericaLink
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