Pakistani demonstrators pointed at a burning gas station during a protest in Lahore.
A hotel receptionist tried to extinguish a fire set during a demonstration in Barcelona Wednesday. Students held nationwide protests against education spending cuts. Some demonstrators said police responded with truncheons and rubber bullets.
People looked at pictures of victims of the 2002 Godhra religious riots at an exhibit in Ahmedabad, India, Monday. The riots, 10 years ago this year, were some of the worst the country had seen since independence and resulted in thousands of deaths, mostly of Muslims.
An Afghan police officer ran after confiscating a U.S. flag from protesters in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday. Hours after the Taliban urged retaliation against Westerners for the burning of Qurans at Bagram Airfield, an Afghan soldier opened fire on U.S. troops in Nangarhar, killing two soldiers.
An Afghan police officer patrolled in Kabul as people gathered for another day Wednesday to demonstrate against the burning of Qurans at a U.S. military base in Afghanistan. At least seven people were killed and dozens injured in violent clashes in several cities.
Palestinian activists held Palestinian national flags in front of the separation barrier in the West Bank village of Billin on Friday, during a protest calling for the release of the Palestinian prisoner Khader Adnan.
Men tried to overturn a bus in Dakar, Senegal, Wednesday. Security forces used tear gas and flash grenades to disperse hundreds of rock-throwing youths in the capital a day after a student was killed in antigovernment protests. The clashes come as President Abdoulaye Wade seeks a third term.
Police carried the body of a Bangladesh Nationalist Party supporter after he was shot dead by police during a demonstration in Rajshahi, Bangladesh, Monday. The demonstrators want independent oversight of elections.
Protesters carried an obelisk, bearing the names of Egyptians killed during an uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak in 2011, as they marked the one-year anniversary of the uprising with a rally in Cairo’s Tahrir Square Wednesday.
Shelves sat empty at a supermarket Tuesday in Naples, Italy, as a result of a truck-driver strike. Italian truck drivers are protesting rising fuel prices.