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The Day in Photos
May 8, 2015
May 08, 2015
A look at the best news photos from around the world.
A police officer keeps an eye on demonstrators as a water canon clears barricades in the Nyakabyga district of Bujumbura, Burundi. Days of deadly clashes have rocked Burundi since the ruling party nominated President Pierre Nkurunziza to stand for reelection on April 25 for a potential third term in office.
Supporters of religious parties rally to support the Saudi Arabian government in Karachi, Pakistan. Pakistani parliamentarians agreed to support Saudi Arabia in case of any threat to its territorial integrity. However, the legislators were not in favor of sending troops to Yemen to fight the Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, officials said.
Paperboard caskets are on display in front of the chancellery during protest of the civil society group 'Campact' against European refugee policy in Berlin, Germany. The main banner reads: 'European borders kill.'
A statue of the Buddha is seen in the Gangaramaya Buddhist Temple in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
May 8, 2015
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