Members of the Jammu and Kashmir police forces clash with activists from the Jammu All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Coordination Committee during a strike in Jammu, the winter capital of Kashmir, India, on Monday
China’s Si Yajie is seen underwater during the women’s 10m platform preliminary event at the Aquatics World Championships in Kazan, Russia on Wednesday.
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Indian devotee dressed as Hindu God Lord Shiva dances with ‘kanwarias’, carriers of holy water as they walk from the historical temple of Ram Tirath, to the Shiv Temple in Amritsar.
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John Nation, a guide from Bristol Street Art Tours shows a piece of street art as part of the ongoing Upfest 2015 festival being held in Bedminster on Monday. The three-day annual event – which started in 2008 and is said to be the largest free street art and graffiti festival in Europe, now attracts more than 250 artists from 25 countries to paint live on walls and surfaces around Bedminster and Southville areas of the city of Bristol.
Protesters burn an effigy of President Benigno Aquino during a rally near Batasang Pambansa in Quezon city, Metro Manila in the Philippines, on Monday. Aquino will address the joint session of Congress delivering his last State of the Nation Acayan.
Spain’s Ona Carbonell performs in the synchronised swimming solo free routine preliminary at the Aquatics World Championships in Kazan, Russia on Monday
A nurse (R) leads cataract patients as they walk past a train which serves as a mobile hospital, in Ledu county, Qinghai province, China. The train, donated by people from Hong Kong and Macau, came to the county three months ago and has provided free medical treatment to over 900 local cataract patients, local media reported.
The Soyuz TMA-17M rocket blasts off from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, on Thursday, carrying members of the expedition 44/45 NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren, Japanese astronaut Kimiya Yui and Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko to the International Space Station (ISS).
A French farmer pushes tyres onto fire with his tractor to block the A1 Lille-Paris highway early in the morning in Seclin, northern France, on Wednesday. The French President on Tuesday promised measures to help livestock and dairy farmers who have been protesting for weeks over what they say is a squeeze on their profits by retailers and food processors.
Miao nationality people wearing traditional clothes perform during the 2015 Guizhou Jianhe Yang’asha Culture Festival on Tuesday in Guiyang, China. The three-day festival is held every year to commemorate Yang’asha, a beautiful lady born in a well in the legend of Miao ethnic group.
British comedian known as Lee Nelson (unseen) throws banknotes at FIFA President Sepp Blatter as he arrives for a news conference after the Extraordinary FIFA Executive Committee Meeting at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland on Monday
Cyclists hang to the back of a truck outside the capital Bujumbura, as the country awaits next week’s presidential elections. Each day scores of cyclists make the 45 kilometer downhill journey at breakneck speed from Bugarama to sell bananas, often hanging from the back of trucks for the return uphill trip.
Muslim worshipers praying at the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, a day before the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.
Indian members of Indian Youth Congress (IYC) shout slogans and hold a mock funeral procession that represents those who died in Professional Examination Board scam in Madhya Pradesh during a protest in New Delhi, India on Tuesday
A therapist applies traditional moxibustion treatment on a patient in Yiwu, Zhejiang province, on Monday. Many Chinese believe that applying herbs on acupuncture points during summer can prevent diseases and ailments in the winter.
Palestinians Hamas militants march during an anti-Israel rally in Gaza City
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Iraqi Shia fighters from the Popular Mobilisation units supporting the Iraqi government forces fire towards Islamic State group positions during clashes on the northern outskirts of the city of Fallujah, west of the capital Baghdad.
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Children play with the water of fountains on the banks of the Manzanares river in Madrid.
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Revellers run with Jandilla’s fighting bulls entering the bullring during the second day of the San Fermin Running of the Bulls festival on Tuesday in Pamplona, Spain.
Scores of riders lie on the road after crashing during the third stage of the Tour de France cycling race in Belgium on Monday.