A newlywed couple joins protesters as they march towards Taksim Square in Istanbul June 8, 2013. Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan’s AK Party on Saturday ruled out early elections as thousands of anti-government demonstrators defied his call for an immediate end to protests.
A newly wed couple, supporters of deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, walk to the stage of the sit-in area around Raba’ al-Adawya mosque, to celebrate with protesters, east of Cairo, August 12, 2013. Islamist supporters of deposed President Mursi refused to abandon their protest camps in Cairo on Monday and said they would fend off any police crackdown with sticks, stones and their faith. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih
Israeli couple Shlomi Bouskila (L) and Maya Lougasi go down to a bomb shelter during their wedding ceremony in the town of Kiryat Shmona, in northern Israel July 20, 2006. [Hizbollah fought fierce battles with Israeli troops on the Lebanese border on Thursday, as thousands more foreigners fled the nine-day-old war in Lebanon, including 1,000 Americans evacuated by U.S. Marines.
Newly married couple Nuray Cokol and Ozgur Kaya (R) shout slogans as they visit Gezi Park after their wedding ceremony in Istanbul July 20, 2013. Turkish police fired water cannon on Saturday to disperse hundreds of protesters who gathered to march to Gezi Park in central Istanbul, which has been at the heart of fierce demonstrations against Prime Minister Erdogan’s rule. Saturday’s protests were triggered when police blocked access to the park where the couple, who met during last month’s anti-government rallies, were planning to get married and had posted an invitation for guests to attend online. REUTERS/Stringer
Ayse Diskaya (R), her son Mazlum (3rd R) and daughter-in-law Sureyya (C) visit Gezi Park near Taksim Square after the couple’s wedding ceremony in Istanbul June 9, 2013. Diskaya, a 48-year-old housewife who lives in a poor neighbourhood of Istanbul with her husband and two sons, has joined the anti-government protest in Istanbul’s Gezi Park. She is both an active member of the left-wing cultural association Halkevleri and a women’s rights activist, who has devoted herself to women’s issues for many years. Now she is taking part in the anti-government protest movement because she says she thinks changes brought in under Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan threaten modern, secular society in a way that will have a negative impact on women. Picture taken June 9, 2013. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
A newly wed couple, supporters of Ukraine’s President Viktor Yushchenko’s decree to dissolve the assembly and order a snap election, waves a flag during a rally centre in Kiev April 20, 2007. Ukrainian PM Yanukovich said he hoped to eliminate all differences next week with President Viktor Yushchenko and end a standoff over the president’s dissolution of parliament. REUTERS/Vladimir
Palestinian groom Mahmoud al-Zanen sits with his bride Nisreen in a tent near his house, which was destroyed during Israel’s offensive in 2006, during their wedding ceremony in Beit Hanoun town in the northern Gaza Strip July 22, 2009. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem
Newly weds wave at “Indignant” demonstrators as the demonstrators march towards Madrid’s Puerta del Sol during a protest against politicians, banks, the economic crisis and the austerity measures of Europe, in Madrid July 24, 2011. REUTERS/Susana Vera