Former President Lucio Gutierrez, right, and his running mate Pearl Ann Boyes gesture to supporters at the Electoral National Council headquarters where Gutierrez is registering his candidacy for president in Quito, Ecuador.
From left: US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, South Australia Premier Jay Weatherill, South Australia Gov. Kevin Scarce, and US Ambassador to Australia Jeffrey Bleich meet at Government House in Adelaide, Australia.
Shania Twain makes her official arrival on horseback at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.
A firefighter attempts to extinguish the flames from a garbage container burned by protesters following clashes with police in Madrid, Spain.
President Barack Obama makes an opening statement during his news conference, in the East Room of the White House in Washington.
England`s captain Alastair Cook, left, and his Indian counterpart Mahendra Singh Dhoni, unveils the trophy ahead of their test cricket series in Ahmadabad.
Myanmar opposition leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and India`s Congress party president Sonia Gandhi, release a book by Suu Kyi after the former delivered the Jawaharlal Nehru memorial lecture in New Delhi.
India UN Ambassador Hardeep Singh Puri speaks to reporters following a closed-door meeting of the Council at the United Nations. Palestinian officials have asked the UN Security Council to act to halt Israel`s military operation in Gaza.
From left, members of the new Politburo Standing Committee Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang wave as they meet journalists in Beijing`s Great Hall of the People.
Britain`s Prince Charles meets "The Hobbit" dwarf, Dori, played by Mark Hadlow, during a tour of the Weta Workshop in Miramar, Wellington, New Zealand.
Explosion and smoke rise following an Israeli air strike in the northern Gaza Strip, seen from the Israel Gaza Border, southern Israel.
A man is silhouetted against an exhibit from The Art of the Brick exhibition by New York-based Brick artist Nathan Sawaya showcased at the ArtScience Museum at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.
A woman is lifted into a Mini car during a successful Guinness World Record attempt to fit 28 people into the vehicle in London. The attempt which broke the previous record of 27 people, was made to coincide with Guinness World Records Day.
Policemen are deployed outside the house of Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray in Mumbai. Thackery’s health had worsened on Wednesday, leading to a surge of supporters in thousands outside his residence.
U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta tours the Grand Palace in Bangkok. Panetta is the first U.S. defense secretary to visit Thailand since 2008.
An exiled Tibetan wearing a Xi Jinping mask is surrounded by Tibetan flags during a protest in Dharmsala. Xi succeeded Hu Jintao as China`s leader Thursday, assuming the top posts in the Communist Party and the powerful military in a once-a-decade political transition.
A Sikh man holds a stick as people crowd the compound of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee office following a clash between Sikh groups during a meeting in New Delhi.
Myanmar opposition leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and Indian Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid pose for the media before a meeting in New Delhi.
Portuguese motorcycle rider Luis Filipe de Sousa Carreira`s motorcycle burns after a crash during qualifying for the Macau Grand Prix. Carreira died from injuries sustained in the crash.