Venezuelan students wearing gas masks throw tear gas canisters back at police during a confrontation at the Venezuelan Central University campus in Caracas during a protest against the government of President Nicolas Maduro. The Catholic Church in Venezuela accused Maduro on Wednesday of seeking to impose a "totalitarian government" and blaming it for protests shaking the country.
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A police officer fires a crowd-dispersal round at a group of protesters against the government of Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas.
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Irvin Barragan, center, a graduate of the YouthBuild Charter School's construction program, cheers as students, staff and faculty march to Los Angeles City Hall to celebrate National YouthBuild Day.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles TimesLink
A mock arrest of Ronald McDonald is carried out during a protest in Los Angeles over alleged labor abuses in the fast-food industry.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles TimesLink
Fashionable race fans crowd the rail on Ladies Day at the Grand National horse race meeting at Aintree in Liverpool, England.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDREW YATES / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Pedestrians walk past an advertising mural in London.
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Ukrainian cadets at the Higher Naval School in Sevastopol embrace as those who decided to leave after Russia's takeover of Crimea say their goodbyes. About 120 cadets who refused to take Russian citizenship left the school for the Ukrainian mainland.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: VASILIY BATANOV / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
The inner court of Johannisburg castle is bathed in swirling, colored light on the occasion of its 400th anniversary in Aschaffenburg, Germany.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Frank Rumpenhorst / Associated PressLink
The Australian navy ship Toowoomba searches for debris from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the southern Indian Ocean. A U.S. Navy "black box" detector made its much-anticipated debut in the hunt for the plane Friday, but Australia's search chief warned that time was running out, with the box's beacon signal set to expire soon.
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Rescuers carry away a victim after a reported airstrike by Syrian government forces on the Shaar neighborhood of the city of Aleppo. Elsewhere, Syrian army tanks and warplanes reportedly pounded besieged Mleiha east of Damascus as it pressed its campaign to take control of the opposition-held town.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ZEIN AL-RIFAI / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A Palestinian hurls a stone toward Israeli police with a sling during clashes near Israel's Ofer military prison in the West Bank town of Betunia after Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas rejected appeals from Secretary of State John F. Kerry to halt applications to join international treaties to salvage peace talks with Israel.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: THOMAS COEX / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Bahraini women mourn the death of Hussein Ahmed Sharaf, who died in an explosion at his home two days ago in the village of Al-Akr, south of the capital Manama.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Hong Kong violist Andrew Ling holds a 1719 viola called the "Macdonald," made by Antonio Stradivari, during a preview at a Sotheby's auction in Hong Kong. The rare viola was expected to sell for more than $45 million in a private sale by Sotheby's.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kin Cheung / Associated PressLink
A windsurfer rides a wave in the Atlantic Ocean off Cape Town, South Africa.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NIC BOTHMA / EPALink
A worker carries a bundle of harvested sugar cane along a dirt road in India's Hapur district. Sugar output in India, the world's largest producer after Brazil, is set to climb for the first time in three years with a subsidy for raw exports and abundant dam water spurring farmers to increase planting.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kuni Takahashi / BloombergLink
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