Protestors defy a ban on demonstrations in Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey. Turkish police used water cannons and tear gas to disperse them.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BULENT KILIC / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Thousands of Cubans participate in a parade to commemorate International Labor Day at Revolution Square in Havana.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALEJANDRO ERNESTO / EPALink
A worker shows his hands covered by metal as he polishes pans at Putra Logam workshop in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. These workers are paid about $3.46 per day.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ulet Ifansasti / Getty ImagesLink
Riot police clash with demonstrators during a march in Turin, Italy to mark International Labor Day.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALESSANDRO DI MARCO / EPALink
LGBT activists march during a May Day demonstration in St. Petersburg, Russia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANATOLY MALTSEV / EPALink
In a long-exposure image, embers off burned trees leave long trails in the mountain area near Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: STUART PALLEY / EPALink
Firefighters in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., cover their faces to protect from smoke from the Etiwanda fire.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles TimesLink
Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie of Fleetwood Mac work on new material in Los Angeles.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Robinson Chavez / Los Angeles TimesLink
Philip Triplett retrieved U.S. flags from a friend's tornado-destroyed home in Louisville, Miss.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Joe Raedle / Getty ImagesLink
Crews work to remove tanker cars that derailed and caught fire along the James River near downtown Lynchburg, Va.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Steve Helber / Associated PressLink
A statue of Saint Domenico covered with live snakes is carried in an annual procession in Cocullo, Italy.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: TIZIANA FABI / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
An injured Pro-Russian activist speaks with an armed protester during clashes with police in front of the regional administration building in Donetsk, Ukraine.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Evgeniy Maloletka / Associated PressLink
Competitors climb on their way to the Col de la Chaux pass, near Verbier, Switzerland, during the Glacier Patrol race organized by the Swiss Army.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MAXIME SCHMID / EPALink
An Israeli tank that is out of service is taken to an iron company that will dismantle it near Kiryat Gat, Israel.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABIR SULTAN / EPALink
A woman adds a yellow ribbon to the others at a memorial in Seoul for victims of the Sewol ferry disaster.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ED JONES / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
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