Italian carabinieri march on Via dei Fori Imperiali avenue in Rome during a military parade marking the country's Republic Day. Italian armed forces celebrate the 62th anniversary of Italy's birth as a Republic.
high-school students are apprehended by the police during a rally outside a Paris school on June 2, 2008 as Prime Minister Francois Fillon, Education minister Xavier Darcos and Justice minister Rachida Dati visited the premises. They were among the 150 demonstrators outside the school, which Fillon had chosen to highlight the government's education policies. France has faced months of protests and strikes over government plans to cut 22,900 civil servant jobs including 11,200 in education this September and another 35,000 next year, mostly by not replacing retiring staff. AFP PHOTO / MARTIN BUREAU (Photo credit should read MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/***** Images)
Pakistani government employees scuffle with police during a demonstration in Lahore on June 2, 2008 to protest against the government for increasing fuel, food prices and low salaries. Anger is mounting among the country's 160 million people over shortages of food and other commodities, coupled with frequent power outages, factors that contributed to the defeat of Musharraf's backers. The new government has said that economic targets cannot be met because the previous administration "fudged" its figures, with the economy set to grow by six percent this fiscal year instead of the 7.2 percent originally forecast. AFP PHOTO/Arif ALI (Photo credit should read Arif Ali/AFP/***** Images)
Riot-police arrests a fan of Deportivo Saprissa as his team celebrates their national championship victory after defeating Liga Deportiva Alajuelense at the Alejandro Morera Soto Stadium in Alajuela on June 01, 2008. Saprissa won 2-0. AFP PHOTO/ Yuri CORTEZ (Photo credit should read YURI CORTEZ/AFP/***** Images)
Police officers secure the site of a shooting at a polling station in a primary school in Skopje on June 1, 2008, as the country holds early elections where two separate shootings left one person dead and three wounded. The State Election Commission said voting had been suspended in eight polling stations in Aracinovo. Shootings that led to one death and several injuries, and reports of stolen ballot boxes and ballot stuffing have forced elections officials to suspend voting in at least 17 polling stations, marring the start of Macedonia's early parliamentary election. AFP PHOTO/ROBERT ATANASOVSKI (Photo credit should read ROBERT ATANASOVSKI/AFP/***** Images)
A demonstrator is arrested by Turkish riot police after a rally in which several thousands, mostly Kurdish demonstrators took part in the Kadikoy district of Istanbul on June 1, 2008.
Russian police forces arrest a far-right activist during a banned gay rally in Moscow on June 1, 2008. Russian gays defied a ban by city authorities and demonstrated for greater public acceptance, demanding the resignation of Moscow's mayor, Yury Luzhkov. Moscow police detained at least one gay activist and several far right youths who came to oppose the demonstration, hurling eggs and in one case punching a gay demonstrator, AFP reporters observed. AFP PHOTO / DMITRY KOSTYUKOV (Photo credit should read DMITRY KOSTYUKOV/AFP/***** Images)
Indian police use a water canon to disperse Gujjar protesters during a protest in New Delhi on June 1, 2008. Agreeing to the demand of the Gujjars, the Rajasthan government permitted the post-mortem of 16 Gujjars, who died in police firing at the agitation sites of Pilupura, Sikandra and Sawai Madhopur district's Kushalipura in the western state of Rajasthan. After receiving a letter from the Rajasthan Gujjar Arakshan Sangarsh Samiti patron Kirori Singh Bainsla in this regard, the state health department permitted autopsy in the temporary tents erected at the sites, S. N. Thanvi, special envoy at Pilupura, told PTI over telephone. AFP PHOTO/ Manpreet ROMANA (Photo credit should read MANPREET ROMANA/AFP/***** Images)