PHOTO GALLERY: 24 hours around the world

A submission for the project shows a boy diving near water buffaloes in Ahvaz, Iran Reuters
Felix Baumgartner will skydive during the final manned flight for Red Bull Stratos Reuters

A RoRo ship transporting cars sails along the river Elbe beside a shipping terminal in the harbour of the northern German town of Bremerhaven, Reuters

A woman arranges books on a shelf at the Book Fair prior to opening, in Frankfurt, Germany AP

Turkey's Chief of General Staff Necdet Ozel (L) poses with a national flag during his visit at Ziyaret border outpost on the Turkish-Syrian border in Hatay province Reuters

blindfolded and handcuffed suspected al-Qaida members are guarded by Iraqi army soldiers in an Iraqi army base in Hillah, about 60 miles (95 kilometers) south of Baghdad AP

Police try to disperse protesters during a violent protest against the visit of Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel in Athens Reuters

Britain's Prince William watched by his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, speaks with England players at the opening of St George's Park Reuters

Labour union employees hold flags and banners as they take part in a demonstration for the defence of employment and industry in Paris Reuters

Supporters of Center of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) block the area around the municipality building protesting inadequate measures to prevent the spread of mosquito-borne diseases dengue and malaria, among other issues, in Kolkata, India, AP