India-politics-women,FOCUS' by Penny MacRae
In this photograph taken on May 13, 2011, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) party general secretary and former movie star J. Jayalalitha waves to supporters standing on the balcony of her residence in Chennai. More women than ever are holding powerful political roles in India after two female regional leaders scored massive victories in state assembly elections. Their wins doubled the number of female state chief ministers and meant that women now rule a third of the 1.2 billion population in India, where girls are often still seen as a liability and female foeticide has skewed gender ratios. Jayalalitha staged a huge comeback to oust a rival regional party enmeshed in corruption allegations. AFP PHOTO/Dibyangshu SARKAR/FILES
Crédits : DIBYANGSHU SARKAR
Republican presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) greets supporters after speaking at a campaign stop at an Embassy Suites hotel on June 29, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Paul made stops in four cities in Nevada on Monday as he campaigns for the battleground state against 12 other Republican candidates in the 2016 presidential race.
Crédits : Ethan Miller
Danielle Gross casts his fishing line into the Potomac River as emissions spew out of a large stack nearby at the coal-fired Morgantown Generating Station June 29, 2015 in Newburg, Maryland. Today the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) effort to limit certain power plant emissions -- saying the agency 'unreasonably' failed to consider the cost of the regulations.
Crédits : Mark Wilson
Republican presidential candidate and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush answers questions from employees of Nephron Pharmaceutical Company June 29, 2015 in West Columbia, South Carolina. Before talking with the employees of the Orlando, Florida based company Bush took a tour of the facility in West Columbia, South Carolina.
Crédits : Sean Rayford
U.S. President Barack Obama (R) and President of Brazil Dilma Rousseff (2-R) visit the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, with National Park Service National Mall Superintendent Karen Laura Cucurullo (2-L), June 29, 2015 in Washington DC. Rousseff visits Washington DC for the first time since she became president in 2011.
Crédits : Pool
Demonstrators during a rally in Athens, Greece, 29 June 2015. Greek voters will decide in a referendum next Sunday on whether their government should accept an economic reform package put forth by Greece's creditor. Greece has imposed capital controls with the banks being closed untill the referendum.
Crédits : Milos Bicanski
King Felipe VI of Spain gives a speech during a state dinner given by Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and his wife First Lady Angelica Rivera at National Palace on June 29, 2015 in Mexico City, Mexico. The Spanish Monarchs are in their second state visit since the proclamation of Felipe VI as Spanish King last June 19th of 2014.