A small plane crashed on the outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal. The 19 people onboard, including seven British and five Chinese nationals, died when the plane went down immediately after having taken off in the direction of Mount Everest.
People protest during a rally against the Portuguese government's austerity policies in downtown Lisbon.
Opposition supporters hold their party flags and release balloons during a rally in the centre of Georgia's capital Tbilisi to show their strength days ahead of a parliamentary election.
A sketch by courtroom artist Janet Hamlian shows Canadian defendant Omar Khadr at a military hearing in Guantanamo Bay. Khadr, who was Gitmo's youngest prisoner, was sent to finish his sentence in his native Canada.
Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez waves at supporters during a campaign rally in the state of Miranda.
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Northern Irish police were on high alert as tens of thousands of Protestants marched through Belfast to mark 100 years since a landmark event in the history of Ireland's partition.
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Libyans wait to hand over their weapons during a ceremony at Martyrs' Square in Tripoli. Hundreds of Libyans handed over their weapons at collection points in
the capital and the eastern city of Benghazi in the wake of rallies
calling for the disarmament and disbanding of militias.