Retired paramilitary policemen, who raise and lower China’s flag every day in Tiananmen Square, salute during a farewell ceremony in Beijing on Monday.
Paramilitary policemen raise their fists as they attend an oath-taking rally to ensure the security of the upcoming 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, Jiangsu province. The eastern Chinese city will host the games from August 16 to August 28.
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Riot police use water cannon to disperse protesters in Quezon City, Manila, Philippines during the annual state of the nation address by president Benigno Aquino III.
Pro-Russian supporters demonstrate in front of Ukrainian police officers guarding the entrance of a state city building in Mariupol, Ukraine
Nepalese policemen detain exiled Tibetans as they shout slogans during a protest outside the Chinese embassy visa office in Katmandu, Nepal on Monday’s anniversary of a failed 1959 uprising against Chinese rule in Tibet.
Doves fly above Chinese paramilitary policemen as they gather at the Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall, in Nanjing, China, to mourn the victims of the 1937 Nanjing massacre. The bloody invasion by the Japanese imperial army remains one of the most sensitive friction points between the two Asian powers.
Chinese paramilitary policemen cry as they see off veterans during a farewell ceremony in Taiyuan, Shanxi province.