Gay rights activists are confronted by anti-gay protesters during an authorized gay rights rally in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Members of a Vietnamese honor guard place the national flag on the late Gen. Vo Nguyen Giap`s coffin during his funeral at the National Funeral House in Hanoi, Vietnam.
Faris Al-Sultan, of Germany, crosses the finish line to place tenth in the Ironman World Championship Triathlon in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.
An Indian woman carries Bathukammas, floral arrangement representing the giver of life, during the Bathukamma festival dedicated to the Hindu Goddes Gauri in Hyderabad.
Sarah Hyland and PUMA annouces Winning Pink Project Charity at the PUMA Store in Santa Monica, Calif.
A protester runs away from a police water cannon after clashes broke out at a march against the commemoration of the discovery of America in Santiago, Chile.
President Barack Obama, left, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., meet with Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., in the Oval Office of the White House.
Senate Minority Whip John Cornyn of Texas, is pursued by reporters as he and other Republican senators returned to Capitol Hill in Washington, after a two-hour meeting at the White House with President Barack Obama, trying to come up with a bipartisan solution to the budget stalemate.
Malala Yousafzai gestures as she speaks to an audience during a discussion of her book, "I am Malala" hosted by the John F. Kennedy Library and held at Boston College High School in Dorchester, Mass.
People watch high tide waves as they stand at the Bay of Bengal coast in Vishakhapatnam. Hundreds of thousands of people living along India`s eastern coastline were taking shelter Saturday from a massive, powerful cyclone Phailin that was set to reach land packing destructive winds and heavy rains.
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde, right, waves as she departs with Singaporean Minister for Finance Tharman Shanmugaratnam, who is also the chairman of the IMFC, after a media availability, during the World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings at IMF headquarters.
Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany waves on a classic car during the drivers` parade prior to the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix at the Suzuka circuit in Suzuka, Japan.
Korea`s So Yeon Ryu takes a drop after hitting her ball into the water during the final round at the Malaysian LGPA event in Kuala Lumpur.
Moto3 rider Luis Salom of Spain celebrates after wining the Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix in Sepang, Malaysia.
Visiting Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang, left, and his Thai counterpart Yingluck Shinawatra, center, are greeted by villagers during their tour of a local products center in Chiang Mai province, northern Thailand.
US Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a joint news conference with Afghanistan`s President Hamid Karzai at the presidential palace in Kabul.
Indian devotees hold earthen lamps and candles as they take part in the Maha Aarti ritual at Hindu deity Umiya Mata temple on the eighth night of Navratri in Surat.
Bangladesh’s captain Mushfiqur Rahim, left, and Sakib Al Hasan, right, appeal unsuccessfully for a leg before wicket of New Zealand`s Brendon Mccullum, during the last day of the first test cricket match against New Zealand in Chittagong.
Lexi Thompson of the US posses for photographers with her trophy after winning the Malaysian LGPA event in Kuala Lumpur.
Brazil`s Marcelo Melo, right, and Croatia`s Ivan Dodig play against Spain`s David Marrero and compatriot Fernando Verdasco in the doubles final match of the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament at the Qizhong Forest Sports City Tennis Center in Shanghai, China.
Canada`s Eugenie Bouchard returns a shot against Australia`s Samantha Stosur in their final match of the Japan Women`s Open tennis tournament.
A participant balances on a stretched belt during a slackline event organized by the Outdoor Inhales group at the Tunderszikla rock in Budapest, Hungary.
Pope Francis speaks during a Mass on occasion of the Marian Day, in St. Peter`s square at the Vatican.
A child dressed like Hindu goddess Kali stands at the steps leading to a Hindu temple during “Navratri,” or nine nights festival, in Jammu.
US Secretary of State John Kerry adjusts his translation headphones at a news conference with Afghan President Hamid Karzai at the Presidential Palace during an unannounced stop in Kabul, Afghanistan, as a deadline approaches for a security deal about the future of US troops in the country.
Serbia`s Novak Djokovic kisses his trophy during the award ceremony of the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament at Qizhong Forest Sports City Tennis Center.
Sonia Gandhi, Priyanka Vadra and film star Akshay Kumar at Parade ground at Red Fort during the burning of the effigy of Ravan.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, blue turban, performs a ritual before people dressed as Hindu deities Ram, Lakshman and Hanuman during Dussehra celebrations in New Delhi.
People watch as effigies of the ten-headed demon king Ravana and his brothers are burned during Dussehra celebrations in New Delhi.