A female supporter of Iranian presidential candidate Hasan Rowhani flashes a victory sign as she holds his poster during a celebration gathering in Tehran, Iran. Moderate cleric Hasan Rowhani was declared the winner of Iran's presidential vote on Saturday after gaining support among many reform-minded Iranians looking to claw back a bit of ground after years of crackdowns. Vahid Salemi/AP
(Left to right) Britain's Prince Andrew, Prince Harry, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and Prince William stand on the balcony of Buckingham Palace after the Trooping the Color ceremony in central London. Paul Hackett/Reuters
People light candles for the victims of the protests at Taksim Square, in Istanbul. Protesters in Gezi Park held debates to discuss a meeting between their representatives and the prime minister, including whether his proposal met enough of their demands for them to end their occupation of the park. Vadim Ghirda/AP
A street vendor sells food between train tracks in a slum area of Jakarta, Indonesia. Supri/Reuters
Engineers at the Le Bourget airport check specials vectored thrust jet engines of a Sukhoi Su-35 fighter after a flying display, two days before the Paris Air Show. Pascal Rossignol/Reuters
British and Irish Lions player Adam Jones (back left) and teammate Tom Youngs hit a wall of Waratahs' defense during their rugby tour match in Sydney, Australia. Rob Griffith/AP
A participant fights a bull during a traditional game of the ethnic Hui minority in Jiaxing, Zhejiang province, China. William Hong/Reuters
Indonesian dancers in traditional attire perform during a parade to mark the 35th Bali Arts Festival in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia. Firdia Lisnawati/AP
A young man shows off his moves in front of St. Isaac's Cathedral during a festival of youth street culture in St.Petersburg, Russia. Alexander Demianchuk/Reuters
Loyalists in Belfast protest against the upcoming G8 summit, to be held near Enniskillen, Northern Ireland. Yves Herman/Reuters
Models present a creation by Belarusian designer Alena Yarkevich during "Mammoth 2013," a festival of avant-garde art in Minsk, Belarus. Sergei Grits/AP
Bikers roar past Rome's Colosseum. Thousands of of Harley-Davidson lovers are meeting in Rome to celebrate the motorcycle company's 110th anniversary. The four-day event includes a major parade through the heart of the city and a blessing by Pope Francis during his Angelus noon prayer at the Vatican on Sunday. Andrew Medichini/AP
Free Syrian Army fighters look at photos on a camera in Deir al-Zor, Syria. /Khalil Ashawi/Reuters
Female soldiers of in the Afghan National Army observe a military academy graduation ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Saturday. Gen. Bismullah Khan Mohammadi told 3,000 graduates that the upcoming transfer of security responsibility nationwide is a day the “Afghan people have been waiting for, for years." Rahmat Gul/AP
Bikers ride nude during a ciclonudista (nude cyclist) protest against the dangers facing commuter cyclists, in Madrid, Spain. The protest called on authorities to provide safer bike routes and demanded that drivers respect cyclists. Javier Barbancho/Reuters
The Burundian election has a new date. But media and political crackdowns have made it difficult for both journalists and the opposition to work.
ByChristina Goldbaum, Contributor
Goran Tomasevic/ Reuters
Fabrice Nzohabonayo was out with a colleague in Musaga neighborhood last week, filming the now daily protests against President Pierre Nkurunziza's third-term bid, when a police officer asked him to stop.
“So I put down my camera, but then he grabbed me and said, ‘you are the one making people protest!’" says Mr. Nzohabonayo. Throwing him to the ground, the police officer started beating him with his baton. Soon another police officer joined him.
In the last six weeks, the government clampdown on independent press has plunged the country in a virtual media blackout: independent radio broadcasts have gone off air, their studios have been destroyed, and an estimated 50 journalists have fled the country, citing death threats and intimidation.