Fans of Colombia's Santa Fe soccer team react after their loss to Paraguay's Olimpia during the Copa Libertadores in the second leg semi-final match in Bogota, Colombia. John Vizcaino/Reuters
A crow perches on the crown of a replica of the Statue of Liberty in Tokyo. Shizuo Kambayashi/AP
Revelers are chased by a fighting bull during the running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona, Spain. Daniel Ochoa de Olza/AP
A would-be immigrant looks out of the window on a police bus after arriving in Malta. The Armed Forces of Malta rescued 68 African immigrants from a vessel in distress who were trying to reach European soil. Darrin Zammit Lupi/Reuters
A woman kisses her son after he was inducted as a soldier with the Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry during a graduation parade at a military base on the outskirts of Srinagar, Indian-Administered Kashmir. Mukhtar Khan/AP
Omega Pharma-Quick Step team rider Sylvain Chavanel of France cycles past Mont Saint-Michel during the 32 km individual time trial eleventh stage of the centenary Tour de France. Eric Gaillard/Reuters
Former President George W. Bush shakes hands with Mondell Bernadette Avril after she was sworn in as a US citizen during a ceremony at The George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas. Twenty new citizens took the oath. LM Otero/AP
Hindu devotees pull the 'Rath,' or the chariot of Lord Jagannath, as they shout religious slogans during the annual Rath Yatra, or chariot procession, in New Delhi. Adnan Abidi/Reuters
Maria Dolores Ferrer Agudo reacts as she waits to be evicted in Madrid, Spain. She is unemployed and a victim of violence against women. The eviction was suspended with the help of the Victims' Mortgage Platform. Andres Kudacki/AP
A young supporter of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi poses with his photo in Cairo. Hassan Ammar/AP
Prison guards cuff themselves as they protest in front of the Congress building in Brasilia, Brazil. They are protesting a law that regulates registration, possession and sale of firearms and ammunition. Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters
Buddhist monks line up as they prepare to leave after participating in a silent protest in Bangalore against the series of blasts at some of Buddhism's holiest sites in eastern India. Aijaz Rahi/AP
Opponents of HB 2, an abortion bill, yell outside the Texas House after the final vote in Austin, Texas. The bill, which now goes to the Texas Senate, would require doctors to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals, only allow abortions in surgical centers, dictate when abortion pills are taken and ban abortions after 20 weeks. Eric Gay/AP
Australia's Peter Siddle celebrates after the dismissal of England's Matt Prior during the first Ashes cricket test match at Trent Bridge cricket ground in Nottingham, England. Philip Brown/Reuters
A Muslim boy points towards the crescent moon as children cling to a pillar to have a better look in the compound of Jamia Masjid, or Grand Mosque, in New Delhi. The new moon heralds the start of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, a time of fasting, prayer and charitable giving for Muslims worldwide. Altaf Qadri/AP
A postman delivers letters to a house in Henton, southern England. The British government plans to privatize the state postal operator. Eddie Keogh/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.