A demonstrator protests recent grand jury decisions not to indict police officers in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, at Boston Common in Boston
Pro-democracy demonstrators display placards as they gather near a ceremony marking China’s 65th National Day in Hong Kong on Wednesday
Lightning flashes over protesters on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri. A grand jury has begun hearing evidence as it weighs possible charges against the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown.
Police officers aim their weapons at demonstrators, having fired tear gas and stun grenades at protesters in Ferguson, Missouri.
Public sector workers and members of the Unison union gather outside the Houses of Parliament in central London as they take part in the one-day walkout as part of disputes over pay, pensions, jobs and spending cuts.
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A protester wearing a gas mask holds a smartphone and gestures during a demonstration by striking employees of the French state rail company SNCF near the transport ministry in Paris
Protesters scuffle with police outside the closed entrance of Ana Rosa station during the fifth day of metro workers’ strike in São Paulo on Monday morning.
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A Filipino student protests outside the US embassy in Manila, Philippines, in a rally condemning the docking of the USS Blue Ridge and the upcoming visit of US President Barack Obama. Activists also called for an end to the presence of US troops in the country and the Visiting Forces Agreement.
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An armed policeman watches the demonstration by anti-government protesters near the Government House building in Bangkok
Portraits of 12 anti-government protesters standing at a road block in Kiev on Friday.