Participants in their underwear pose for a group photograph with their certificate after breaking a world record for the most number of people, 57, to fit in an over-sized pair of underpants measuring 5 meters by 1.5 meters in the Canary Wharf district of London. Matt Dunham/AP
Light trails shine from a passing bus in front of Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament in London. Luke MacGregor/Reuters
Jeremy Browne, British Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Office, has photos taken with a giant panda at Ya'an Bifengxia Base of China Conservation and Research Centre for the Giant Panda (CCRCGP) in Ya'an, southwest China's Sichuan Province. Xinhua, Li Qiaoqiao/AP
A New York City Police officer stands in the street as Occupy Wall Street demonstrators march during what protest organizers called a "Day of Action" in New York. Shannon Stapleton/Reuters
People walk past billboards of photo montages with France's President Nicolas Sarkozy (R) kissing German Chancellor Angela Merkel (2nd R), and Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (2nd L) kissing Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas displayed on a Benetton store in Paris. Photo montages of the advertising campaign, which Benetton says supports the Unhate Foundation, show world leaders kissing each other on the mouth. Charles Platiau/Reuters
A Bolshoi ballet dancer is seen backstage during a rehearsal of Tchaikovsky's ballet "The Sleeping Beauty" at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow. Denis Sinyakov/Reuters
Dense fog lies in the valley as the sun rises over Greifenberg, southern Germany. Sebastian Widmann/AP
Alexandra Bayeva sings during the 'Most Professional Police Officer' award ceremony in the southern Russian city of Stavropol. Eduard Korniyenko/Reuters
Students practice basic skills at an acrobatic school in Linquan, Anhui province, China. There are more than 100 students aging from 5 to 16 in the acrobatic school. Their daily training include stretching, hand-standing, and monocycling. Reuters
An Emu makes noise at a farm in Amching village, east of Gauhati, India. Anupam Nath/AP
The Tokyo Sky Tree is seen from a 24-story hotel in Tokyo, Japan. The 634 meter tall tower was recognized as the world's tallest tower during a ceremony at a hotel in Tokyo. Hiro Komae/AP
A floating crane lifts from the Neva river a KV-1 tank which was found underwater near Kirovsk, 31 miles east of St. Petersburg, Russia. Dmitry Lovetsky/AP
A man dressed as a border guard stands next to barbed wire, a symbol of the iron curtain, near the Slovak-Austrian border in Bratislava. Slovakia marks the 22nd anniversary of the 1989 'Velvet Revolution'. Radovan Stoklasa/Reuters
Reebok CrossFit, teamed up with artists 3D Joe and Max to break the Guinness World Record for the largest ever 3D street art. The painting measured 1,160.4 square meters and was unveiled at West India Quays, Canary Wharf, London. Gary Prior/Reebok CrossFit/AP
A police cordon separates demonstrators from the Embassy of the United States in Athens. Masked youths clashed with riot police outside Greece's parliament and the US embassy in Athens as some 28,000 austerity-weary Greeks marched in an annual commemoration of a bloody student uprising in the 1970s. Petros Giannakouris/AP
Inmates practice yoga during class inside a juvenile detention center in Mexico City. The class is part of the Parinaama Prison Project, a voluntary yoga program, founded by Argentine yoga teacher Ann Moxey in 2003. It specializes in yoga to reduce stress, violence and addiction amongst female and male inmates in four of the six juvenile centers in Mexico city. Carlos Jasso/Reuters
Members of a family wade in the waters of the Arabian Sea as the sun sets at Juhu Beach in Mumbai. Vivek Prakash/Reuters
Thousands shut down the main highway in Caracas to express their anger with the increasingly embattled administration of President Nicolas Maduro.
ByFabiola Sanchez and Hannah Dreier, Associated Press
Protesters sprawled in lawn chairs, worked on math homework and played cards on main roads around Venezuela's cities Monday, joining in sit-ins to disrupt traffic as the latest slap at the socialist government.
Thousands shut down the main highway in Caracas to express their anger with the increasingly embattled administration of President Nicolas Maduro. They turned the road into a kind of public plaza, with protesters settling in for picnics, reading books and reclining under umbrellas they brought to protect against the blazing Caribbean sun.
In the provinces, protests turned deadly. The public prosecutor announced that 54-year-old Renzo Rodriguez was killed by a gunshot to the chest Monday at a protest in the plains state of Barinas. In the mountain town of Merida, state worker Jesus Sulbaran was fatally shot in the neck at a pro-government rally. In addition, five people were injured at the Merida protest, Venezuela ombudsman Tarek William Saab said.
The two killings raised to 23 the number of deaths linked to unrest that began almost a month ago over the Supreme Court's decision to gut the opposition-controlled congress of its powers.
The Caracas gathering was largely peaceful, though some protesters wrapped bandanas around their faces and threw stones at police, prompting state security forces to release a cloud of tear gas.
Juan Carlos Bautista passed the afternoon playing dominos.
"We want to be free. I'm here fighting for my children and my children's children," he said.
The current wave of protests is the most intense the economically struggling country has seen since two months of anti-government protests in 2014 that left dozens dead. But while those protests were led by young people who built flaming barricades in the street, this month's movement is attracting masses of older protesters, who say they are fighting not for themselves, but for the younger generations.
Protesters in at least a dozen other cities staged sit-ins, with some building barricades to stop traffic. In Caracas, protesters dragged concrete slabs, garbage and even a bathtub into the road. Retired professor Lisbeth Colina said she decided to participate in the sit-in for her grandchildren.