A fire bomb explodes near police during a riot in Athens on Sept. 26. Greek workers reportedly walked off their jobs in protest of the government's decision to enact nearly $15 billion in spending cuts.
A helicopter crash
Rescue crews aid survivors of a Somalia-bound Ugandan helicopter that crashed at Mount Kenya on August 13. The pilot and co-pilot were confirmed dead, and several passengers were said to be missing from the site.
A bat flies
Fans try to dodge a baseball bat that flies into the stands near third base after Tampa Bay Rays player Jose Molina was at the plate. The Rays took on the Toronto Blue Jays at the game in St. Petersburg, Florida.
A suicide stop
Rescuers and relatives stop a woman from committing suicide by jumping off a building in Zhanjiang, Guangdong province, China. According to Chinese media, the woman tried to end her life after she reportedly killed her nephew following a family dispute.
1An accused thief
A man accused of theft is tied and beaten by villagers in Tactic, a town 117 miles from Guatemala City, Guatemala. Three other men were also accused and punished the same way.
Jorge Dan Lopez/Reuters
A confrontation: A man (right) confronts two hooded protesters who were vandalizing a bank in Barcelona, Spain, during protests against spending cuts in public education last February. (Albert Gea/Reuters)
A punk band supporter
A punk band supporter: Artist Pyotr Pavlensky shows support for the female punk protest band Pussy Riot by sewing up his mouth and protesting outside the Kazan Cathedral in St. Petersburg, Russia, in July. In August, three singers in the band were convicted of hooliganism for staging a "punk prayer" in Moscow's main cathedral. (Trend Photo Agency/Reuters)
A Syrian fighter
A Syrian fighter: A Free Syrian Army fighter carries the body of another fighter during clashes in Aleppo in August. After rebels took over a government position, a few of their fighters were killed by government forces. Five rebels decided to go back and recover the bodies of their comrades. (Goran Tomasevic/Reuters)
A live fish swallow
A live fish swallow: A woman prepares to swallow a live fish that has been dipped in homemade medicine at a camp in southern India. Thousands of people come to the camp every year in June for the medicine, which they believe cures them of asthma and respiratory problems. (Krishnendu Halder /Reuters)
A firefighter out a window
A firefighter out a window: A firefighter tries to get some air by leaning out a broken window after a deadly fire broke out at an office building in Guayaquil, Ecuador, in July. (Diario Expreso Guayaquil/Reuters)
A bottle toss
A bottle toss: A beer bottle is tossed at police as they use pepper spray in Dresden, Germany, at a demonstration against neo-Nazis last February. The rally occurred days after the annual neo-Nazi march that marked the devastating 1945 Allied bombing of the city. (Robert Michael/AFP/Getty)
A bomb detonation
A bomb detonation: A U.S. Army private takes cover during a controlled detonation last May to clear an area for setting up a checkpoint in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. (Shamil Zhumatov/Reuters)
Israeli border officers
Israeli border officers use pepper spray to detain a Palestinian protester after Land Day rallies turned violent outside Damascus Gate in Jerusalem last March. Land Day commemorates the killing of six Arabs in 1976 during protests against government plans to confiscate land in northern Israel's Galilee region.
Senegal protests: A man carries an injured woman during anti-government protests in Dakar, Senegal, last February. Riot police used tear gas and a water cannon to clear the hundreds of people protesting President Abdoulaye Wade's decision to seek a third term. (Joe Penney/Reuters)
A bleeding wrestler
A strike in Portugal
A strike in Portugal: A policeman hits a photojournalist during a general strike in Lisbon, Portugal, last March. Workers reportedly left their jobs and protested proposed government measures that would cut salaries and raise taxes. (Hugo Correia/Reuters)