India this week
A Sadhu, or Hindu holy man, washes himself as a bull sits next to him on the banks of the river Ganga in Rishikesh, August 10, 2017. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa
People carry the body of Zahid Ahmad Bhat, a suspected militant, who according to local media was killed in an encounter with Indian security forces at Gulab Bagh village in Tral, during his funeral prayers in Nawdal village in Pulwama district,...more
People gather to take part in a protest, organised by Maharashtra state's Maratha community, to press their demands for reserved quotas in government jobs and college places for students, in Mumbai, August 9, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade
The moon is seen during a partial lunar eclipse in Mumbai, August 7, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade
A girl weeps as the body of Abid Hamid Mir, a suspected militant, who according to local media was killed during a gunbattle with Indian security forces at Amargarh in Baramulla district, is being taken away for his funeral prayers in Hajin in north...more
High-tension power lines are pictured outside a Tata Power sub station in the suburbs of Mumbai, August 8, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade
A costume vendor checks his mobile phone as he waits for customers in Rishikesh, August 10, 2017. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa
A woman ties a Rakhi or a traditional Indian sacred thread on the wrist of a taxi driver to celebrate the Hindu festival of Raksha Bandhan, during which a sister ties one or more of the sacred threads onto her brother's wrist to ask him for her...more
Billed as one of Ireland's oldest festivals, the Puck Fair sees locals in the town of Killorglin pluck a wild mountain goat from its habitat and crown him 'King...
Hundreds of thousands of soldiers are deployed by India in the Kashmir Valley to contain a nearly 30-year separatist revolt.
Isaac Makwala ran a 200m individual time trial to qualify for the semi-finals, after falling victim to an outbreak of sickness that has hit scores of athletes...
A partial lunar eclipse is visible across sections of Asia, Europe, Africa and Australia as the earth passes between the moon and the sun.