Pro-democracy protesters and news photographers are pushed to the ground by police officers at a rally meant to build support for the Hong Kong government's new rules for electing the territory's chief executive, which were released Wednesday and immediately denounced by activists and lawmakers opposed to Beijing-mandated restrictions on candidates for the city's top job.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kin Cheung / APLink
African migrants wait to disembark from the Italian navy vessel Chimera in the harbor of Salerno, Italy, after being rescued at sea.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francesco Pecoraro / APLink
Nepalese rescue workers gather at the site of a bus accident in Jhyaprekhola in Dhading district, about 25 kilometers from the capital, Kathmandu. Seventeen Indian pilgrims were killed when the bus swerved off a highway and plunged 300 meters down a mountainside, police said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PRAKASH MATHEMA / AFPLink
Militiamen allied with forces loyal to ousted Yemini President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi clash with Houthi rebels and other opponents in Yemen's port city of Aden.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SALEH AL-OBEIDI / AFPLink
Red streaks from anti-aircraft fire fill the sky over Sana, Yemen's capital, during a Saudi Arabia-led coalition airstrike on April 21. Saudi Arabia announced that the strikes against Houthi rebels had been successful and would stop at midnight.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: YAHYA ARHAB / EPALink
A boy pulls a bag filled with recyclable material at a garbage dump in Gauhati, India, on April 22, Earth Day.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anupam Nath / APLink
Commuters descend a bridge toward buses on the "Day Without Cars and Motorcycle" in Bogota, Colombia, on April 22. Many residents of the capital walked, biked, or took public transportation to their destinations to promote alternative transportation as a way to reduce smog.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Fernando Vergara / APLink
Smoke rises from a burned vehicle after another night of anti-immigrant violence in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Friday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIM LUDBROOK / EPALink
Neighbors join rescue workers trying to rescue survivors in the debris of a residential building that collapsed April 22 in New Delhi, India. One man and a child were killed and at least nine other people were injured when the three-story residential building collapsed after a cooking gas cylinder exploded, according to local news reports.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Manish Swarup / APLink
Large mirrors on the ceiling reflect the scene at the Buick booth at the 16th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition on April 22.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: HOW HWEE YOUNG / EPALink
A meteorite burns up in the atmosphere, appearing as a short streak just to the left of the top part of the tree. in this photo taken near of Salgotarjan, Hungary, on April 21. The moon and Venus are on the left.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PETER KOMKA / MTILink
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