A civilian wearing a mask holds a Tunisian flag in Sidi Bouzid, central Tunisia, to mark the third anniversary of the Tunisian uprising. Several political groups gather at the square where Mohamed Bouazizi’s self-immolation in December 2010 triggered mass protests against social marginalisation and government corruption
An anti-government protester waves a Thai national flag next to a portrait of King Bhumibol Adulyadej in Bangkok, Thailand Read more
A protester waves a Thai national flag atop a truck at the Democracy Monument in central Bangkok on Monday. Thousands of people took to the streets of the Thai capital to continue a mass protest after lawmakers approved a draft political amnesty bill.
A flag covers the face of an honour guard during a welcoming ceremony for the visiting Mongolian prime minister Norovyn Altankhuyag, outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China Read more
An Iranian woman walks past a mural showing a gun painted with an interpretation of the American flag on the wall of the former US embassy in Tehran on Wednesday. Leaders from Iran and the United States have not met since the 1979 Islamic Revolution brought often open hostility to their contacts, particularly over Iran’s contested nuclear program.
Students, their faces painted with the colours of the Indian national flag, prepare for Independence Day in Allahabad on Wednesday. India celebrates its 66th independence anniversary from British rule on Thursday Read more
A protestor wearing a mask with the colours of the Kenyan flag participates in a demonstration against lawmakers’ salary demands outside the parliament buildings in the capital Nairobi on Tuesday. Kenyan police in riot gear fired teargas and water cannon in attempts to disperse about 200 protesters.
An organizer walks on a large European Union flag displayed in front of Romania’s parliament building to mark EU Day in Bucharest. The flag measures 140m by 100m and weighs 800kg, according to organisers.