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Lebanese army soldiers stand next of their armored personnel carriers as they prepare to reopen a highway linking Beirut to southern Lebanon blocked by angry protesters, in the coastal town of Jiyeh, Lebanon today. The closure of the vital highway comes amid reports that the government plans to move trash piled on the streets of Beirut to the Kharoub region south of the capital.
Police officers aim their weapons at demonstrators, having fired tear gas and stun grenades at protesters in Ferguson, Missouri.
Thai anti-government protesters rally outside the national police headquarters in downtown Bangkok. Gunshots rang out across an upmarket Bangkok shopping district as political violence becomes a near-daily feature of the crisis gripping Thailand.
Anti-government protesters wave Thai flags as they arrive for a rally outside the national police headquarters in Bangkok today.
A protester stands defiantly in front of burning wreckage during a clash with Turkish riot police at Taksim Square in Istanbul on Tuesday evening.
Turkish youths relax in Gezi Park in Istanbul on Monday after five days of protests against the demolition of the park.