29 August, 2014 / Ziqa'ad 2, 1435

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Kashmiri government employees demonstrate as riot police spray them with a purple-dyed water cannon in Srinagar.  Dozens of government employees were arrested as they tried to stage a protest march in Srinagar demanding an regularisation of contractual jobs and an increase in salary.—Photo by AFP
Kashmiri government employees demonstrate as riot police spray them with a purple-dyed water cannon in Srinagar. Dozens of government employees were arrested as they tried to stage a protest march in Srinagar demanding an regularisation of contractual jobs and an increase in salary.—Photo by AFP
An anti goverment protester flashes a victory sign during the clashes between protestors and riot police on Taksim square in Istanbul.  Turkish police used water cannon today to disperse thousands of demonstrators who had gathered anew in Istanbul's Taksim Square, calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.—Photo by AFP
An anti goverment protester flashes a victory sign during the clashes between protestors and riot police on Taksim square in Istanbul. Turkish police used water cannon today to disperse thousands of demonstrators who had gathered anew in Istanbul's Taksim Square, calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.—Photo by AFP
A protester wearing a Guy Fawkes mask, stand in front of a gate secured by Thai police officers as he and thousands of protesters gather in Bangkok's shopping district. Thousands of people marched through central Bangkok to protest against the former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra and the current government led by his sister Thai Prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra.—Photo by AFP
A protester wearing a Guy Fawkes mask, stand in front of a gate secured by Thai police officers as he and thousands of protesters gather in Bangkok's shopping district. Thousands of people marched through central Bangkok to protest against the former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra and the current government led by his sister Thai Prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra.—Photo by AFP
A horse rears in a crowd during a horse parade of the traditional San Juan (Saint John) festival in the town of Ciutadella, on the Balearic Island of Menorca, on the eve of Saint John's day.—Photo by AFP
A horse rears in a crowd during a horse parade of the traditional San Juan (Saint John) festival in the town of Ciutadella, on the Balearic Island of Menorca, on the eve of Saint John's day.—Photo by AFP
A South Korean soldier jumps through a flaming ring as others perform martial arts during a ceremony for a re-enactment of the battle of Chuncheon at the beginning of the 1950-53 Korean War, to mark its 63th anniversary in Chuncheon, South Korea. The Korean peninsula is the world's last Cold War frontier as Stalinist North Korea and pro-Western South Korea have been technically at war since the 1950-53 conflict.—Photo by AFP
A South Korean soldier jumps through a flaming ring as others perform martial arts during a ceremony for a re-enactment of the battle of Chuncheon at the beginning of the 1950-53 Korean War, to mark its 63th anniversary in Chuncheon, South Korea. The Korean peninsula is the world's last Cold War frontier as Stalinist North Korea and pro-Western South Korea have been technically at war since the 1950-53 conflict.—Photo by AFP
Protesters, some with their faces covered, take part in a demonstration, in Paris, in honour of a young far-left activist killed in a fight with skinheads in central Paris on June 5. Clement Meric, an 18-year-old French far-left activist and student at Paris' prestigious Sciences-Po university, died on June 6 following the fight.—Photo by AFP
Protesters, some with their faces covered, take part in a demonstration, in Paris, in honour of a young far-left activist killed in a fight with skinheads in central Paris on June 5. Clement Meric, an 18-year-old French far-left activist and student at Paris' prestigious Sciences-Po university, died on June 6 following the fight.—Photo by AFP
Young Indian commuters sit inside a crowded train compartment at Allahabad junction in Allahabad.—Photo by AFP
Young Indian commuters sit inside a crowded train compartment at Allahabad junction in Allahabad.—Photo by AFP
A full moon over San Salvador, El Salvador. This "super Moon” also known as the "perigee" full moon appears about 14 per cent larger and 30 per cent brighter than a regular full moon, according to NASA scientists.—Photo by AFP
A full moon over San Salvador, El Salvador. This "super Moon” also known as the "perigee" full moon appears about 14 per cent larger and 30 per cent brighter than a regular full moon, according to NASA scientists.—Photo by AFP
Colombian tango dancers Valentina Valencia and Cristian Montoya perform during the Third World Tango Championships as part of the "VII International Tango Festival", in Medellín, Antioquia department, Colombia.—Photo by AFP
Colombian tango dancers Valentina Valencia and Cristian Montoya perform during the Third World Tango Championships as part of the "VII International Tango Festival", in Medellín, Antioquia department, Colombia.—Photo by AFP
Pakistani rescuers shift a coffin of a foreign tourist from an ambulance to a hospital in Islamabad. Gunmen dressed as police killed nine Chinese and Ukrainian tourists in an unprecedented attack in the Pakistani Himalayas claimed by the Taliban, who said they had set up a new faction to target foreigners in revenge for US drone strikes.—Photo by AFP
Pakistani rescuers shift a coffin of a foreign tourist from an ambulance to a hospital in Islamabad. Gunmen dressed as police killed nine Chinese and Ukrainian tourists in an unprecedented attack in the Pakistani Himalayas claimed by the Taliban, who said they had set up a new faction to target foreigners in revenge for US drone strikes.—Photo by AFP
Pakistani Frontier Corps (FC) and members of the media gather around seized rockets at a check point in Quetta. Local chief of paramilitary Frontier Corps (FC) Colonel Maqbool Ahmad told AFP that "We intercepted the truck, which was coming from the border town of Chaman on an intelligence tip off and arrested the driver after recovering 50 rockets with fuses".—Photo by AFP
Pakistani Frontier Corps (FC) and members of the media gather around seized rockets at a check point in Quetta. Local chief of paramilitary Frontier Corps (FC) Colonel Maqbool Ahmad told AFP that "We intercepted the truck, which was coming from the border town of Chaman on an intelligence tip off and arrested the driver after recovering 50 rockets with fuses".—Photo by AFP
Belarussian women wearing traditional clothes and holding flowers sing in the village of Plastok, some 175 kms south of Minsk, as part of festivities surrounding the Orthodox "Trinity's Day" holiday.—Photo by AFP
Belarussian women wearing traditional clothes and holding flowers sing in the village of Plastok, some 175 kms south of Minsk, as part of festivities surrounding the Orthodox "Trinity's Day" holiday.—Photo by AFP
Thousands of workers gather in San Giovanni in Laterano Square during a demonstration called by the three main Italian trade unions CGIL,CISL and UIL for work and tax fairness.—Photo by AFP
Thousands of workers gather in San Giovanni in Laterano Square during a demonstration called by the three main Italian trade unions CGIL,CISL and UIL for work and tax fairness.—Photo by AFP
Demonstrators protest for better public services, a new political system and against the Brazilian PEC37 draft law, a proposed constitutional amendment that would take away the power of independent public prosecutors to probe crimes making it harder to combat corruption, on Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro. The protests come as Brazil hosts a dry run for the World Cup, called the Confederations Cup.—Photo by AFP
Demonstrators protest for better public services, a new political system and against the Brazilian PEC37 draft law, a proposed constitutional amendment that would take away the power of independent public prosecutors to probe crimes making it harder to combat corruption, on Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro. The protests come as Brazil hosts a dry run for the World Cup, called the Confederations Cup.—Photo by AFP

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