Day in Photos

  • Ashton Eaton of the U.S. gestures as he holds a giant $100,000 cheque for his world record in the men's decathlon during the 15th IAAF World Championships at the National Stadium in Beijing, China.
  • People hold placards and shout slogans as they gather outside the parliament in Tokyo to protest against Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's security bill, in this photo taken by Kyodo.
  • Israeli border police detain a Palestinian during a protest  in Beit Jala, West Bank, against the Israeli separation barrier.
  • A statue on the roof of the Portuguese finance ministry in Lisbon is silhouetted against a so-called "supermoon" full moon, Aug. 29 2015. Supermoon, or perigee moon, is the name given when the full or new moon comes closest to the Earth making it appear bigger.
  • A Norwegian sailor stands on the deck of the Siem Pilot ship during a migrants search and rescue mission in the Mediterranean Sea.
  • People stand around a crater at the site of a Saudi-led airstrike in Yemen's capital Sana'a.
  • A protester offers prayers on the second day of a demonstration demanding Prime Minister Najib Razak’s resignation and electoral reforms in Kuala Lumpur. Tens of thousands of Malaysians swarmed central Kuala Lumpur to call for the prime minister's ouster over corruption allegations and demand broader reforms, defying warnings by police who had declared the rally illegal.
  • A devotee takes a selfie during a procession of elephant headed Hindu god Ganesh in Mumbai, India.
  • Firefighters puts out a wildfire in Lucenza, in Cualedro, near Ourense, Spain.
  • Pregnant women cross a road as they parade in central Minsk, Belarus.
  • Team Artemis Racing Sweden, skippered by Nathan Outteridge, competes in the first day of races of the 35th America's Cup World Series, in Gothenburg, western Sweden,  Aug. 29, 2015.
  • Dancers wearing masks and kimonos perform in the streets at the "Super Yosakoi 2015" dance festival in Tokyo, Japan.
  • A perigee moon, also known as a super moon, rises above the Orthodox Church in the town of Novogrudok, 150 kilometers (93 miles) west of the capital Minsk, Belarus, Aug. 29, 2015.

August 30, 2015

Published August 30, 2015

A look at the best news photos from around the world.


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