Egyptian security forces assist the lifeless body of Giza Police Gen. Nabil Farrag, center, who was killed after militants opened fire on security forces in Kerdasa, Egypt.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ahmed Abdel Fattah / Associated PressLink
A rebel fighter ducks behind a barricade in Aleppo, Syria.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JM LOPEZ / AFPLink
A protestor wears a gas mask during clashes with police in the western Athens working class suburb of Keratsini, Greece.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARIS MESSINIS / AFPLink
Fashion Week in Milan, Italy drew plenty of models and photographers.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FILIPPO MONTEFORTE / AFPLink
Two Afghan boys, suspected of being suicide bombers, are searched at the Kabul Juvenile Rehabilitation Center in Kabul, Afghanistan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kamran Jebreili / Associated PressLink
Schalke's Marco Hoeger, left, heads the ball as Bucharest's Alexandru Bourceanu defends in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Martin Meissner / Associated PressLink
Dolphins put on a show at the Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium in Motobu, on the southern island of Okinawa, Japan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Eugene Hoshiko / Associated PressLink
Despite the heat, thousands flocked to the port of Kaohsiung, the first leg of the Taiwan tour, to see Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman's 59 foot yellow duck.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Santana / Associated PressLink
A boy in Bhopal, India hunts for items after the immersion of Lord Ganesh idols to mark the end of Ganesh festival.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SANJEEV GUPTA / EPALink
In this time exposure, lightning strikes next to Mt. Sinabung volcano in Indonesia as it spews steam and ash.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ADE SINUHAJI / AFPLink
Relief boxes thrown from the air by a naval helicopter in Acapulco were in demand following heavy rains and flooding.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: CLAUDIO VARGAS / AFPLink
Connie Britton should be happy with her assigned seat for the Emmys Awards on Sunday at Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles TimesLink
Cameron Bay, with boyfriend Rod Daily, gets emotional speaking at an AIDS Healthcare Foundation event about her experiences in adult films.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles TimesLink
Mayor Eric Garcetti, with scissors, and former mayors Antonio Villaraigosa, Richard Riordan, James Hahn and city and LAX airport officials, celebrate after a Singapore A380 Super Jumbo jet pulled in to Gate 148 at the new Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles TimesLink
Cassidy Lynn Campbell, 16 and a transgender student at Marina High School in Huntington Beach, is a finalist for homecoming queen.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francine Orr / Los Angeles TimesLink
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