Edition:
United States
Pictures | Thu Jan 10, 2013 | 12:05pm EST

Sri Lanka lawyers in boycott over attempt to fire top judge

Lawyers, members of opposition political parties, civil rights groups and trade union activists march during a protest against the impeachment of Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayke in Colombo January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

Lawyers, members of opposition political parties, civil rights groups and trade union activists march during a protest against the impeachment of Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayke in Colombo January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

Lawyers, members of opposition political parties, civil rights groups and trade union activists march during a protest against the impeachment of Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayke in Colombo January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte
Close
1 / 4
Special Task Force (STF) soldiers stand guard as they block demonstrators during a protest against the impeachment of Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayke in Colombo January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

Special Task Force (STF) soldiers stand guard as they block demonstrators during a protest against the impeachment of Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayke in Colombo January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

Special Task Force (STF) soldiers stand guard as they block demonstrators during a protest against the impeachment of Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayke in Colombo January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte
Close
2 / 4
Lawyers, members of opposition political parties, civil rights groups and trade union activists attempt to remove police barriers during a protest against the impeachment of Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayke in Colombo January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

Lawyers, members of opposition political parties, civil rights groups and trade union activists attempt to remove police barriers during a protest against the impeachment of Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayke in Colombo January 10, 2013....more

Lawyers, members of opposition political parties, civil rights groups and trade union activists attempt to remove police barriers during a protest against the impeachment of Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayke in Colombo January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte
Close
3 / 4
Lawyers, members of opposition political parties, civil rights groups and trade union activists march during a protest against the impeachment of Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayke in Colombo January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

Lawyers, members of opposition political parties, civil rights groups and trade union activists march during a protest against the impeachment of Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayke in Colombo January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

Lawyers, members of opposition political parties, civil rights groups and trade union activists march during a protest against the impeachment of Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayke in Colombo January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte
Close
4 / 4

Next Slideshows

Sri Lanka recalls envoy from Saudi after maid beheaded

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka recalled its envoy to Saudi Arabia after the execution of a Sri Lankan housemaid over the death of an infant in her care in 2005,...

Jan 10 2013

Sri Lanka recalls envoy from Saudi after maid beheaded

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka recalled its envoy to Saudi Arabia after the execution of a Sri Lankan housemaid over the death of an infant in her care in 2005,...

Jan 10 2013

Zimbabwe hits voter roll snag that could slow polls

HARARE (Reuters) - Voter registration for elections in Zimbabwe, due to have started last week, has been delayed due to a lack of funds, a cabinet minister said...

Jan 10 2013

Ethiopia arrests two over murder of Austrian rafter

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopian police have arrested two men suspected of involvement in the murder of an Austrian rafter shot dead during an apparent robbery...

Jan 10 2013

MORE IN PICTURES

Best of Comic-Con

Best of Comic-Con

Highlights from the annual Comic-Con gathering in San Diego.

Sean Spicer resigns

Sean Spicer resigns

Sean Spicer has resigned as White House press secretary, ending a turbulent six months as the chief spokesman for President Trump's administration.

Preparing for a Syrian gas attack

Preparing for a Syrian gas attack

Syrian medical staff learn how to treat victims of chemical weapons attacks, in a course organized by the World Health Organization in Turkey.

Will and Kate's pre-Brexit charm tour

Will and Kate's pre-Brexit charm tour

Prince William and his wife Kate shore up relations with European Union countries before Britain leaves the bloc.

Russia's military might

Russia's military might

A look at Russia's armed forces amid reports the country deployed a new cruise missile despite complaints by U.S. officials that it violated an arms control treaty banning ground-based U.S. and Russian intermediate-range missiles.

Thousands protest Polish court overhaul

Thousands protest Polish court overhaul

Tens of thousands of Poles protest against a new law that allows parliament to appoint Supreme Court judges, defying a European Union warning that the move undermines democracy and the rule of law.

Tensions run high at Jerusalem holy site

Tensions run high at Jerusalem holy site

Palestinian worshippers clash with Israeli security forces outside a Jerusalem shrine in violence prompted by the installation of metal detectors at its entry point.

Protests in northern Morocco swell

Protests in northern Morocco swell

Police fire tear gas to scatter hundreds of protesters, part of the biggest wave of demonstrations in the kingdom since Arab Spring-inspired rallies in 2011.

Strong quake shakes Greece and Turkey

Strong quake shakes Greece and Turkey

A powerful earthquake shakes the Greek holiday island of Kos and the Turkish tourist hub of Bodrum.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast