Indian military leaders on Wednesday drew up a new security strategy to quell Kashmir violence, while politicians agreed to send a fact-finding delegation to the region.
A man shampoos his Pomeranian, Mu Wan, which means sweet pork in Thai, in Bangkok on Tuesday.
A plane drops fire retardant on a burning ridge as the sun sets behind it and a wildfire burns west of Loveland, Colo., on Sunday.
Kashmir protests broke out today after local news reported that the Quran had been desecrated in the United States.
A man feeds a piece of bread to catfish in the Gadisar Lake at Jaisalmer in the desert Indian state of Rajasthan on Friday. The man-made lake was built as a reservoir in the 14th century and is now home to catfish who are fed by tourists and devotees praying at nearby temples.
Children fly kites during an international kite festival in Cartagena, Colombia, Aug. 14, 2010.
A resettled Tamil on Aug. 14 sits next to his house in Vavuniya, Sri Lanka, which was damaged during the war between the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and the government. The government has gradually been resettling around 300,000 ethnic minority Tamils, most displaced in the final phase of the Army's offensive against the LTTE, which ended with the Tigers' defeat in May 2009, after a 25-year war.
A woman and a child pass graffiti promoting Wyclef Jean's presidential bid on the streets of Croix-des-Bouquets, Haiti, on Thursday. Jean will announce his bid for president of earthquake-ravaged Haiti this week, Time magazine has reported. Haiti, which was hit on Jan. 12 by a deadly 7.0-magnitude earthquake, is scheduled to vote on November 28 to elect a new leader to replace President Rene Preval, whose term ends in February.
A 'monkey man' hat rests on top of a mortar at a Canadian Army combat outpost near the village of Salavat, in the Panjway district west of Kandahar, Afghanistan, on Wednesday.
India has ordered an additional 1,900 paramilitary forces to quell the Kashmir protests in a bid to boost security before addressing political problems.