Photos of the day - October 18, 2013

The best news photos of the day for October 18, 2013.

Protests against the government in Rome, Transport workers strike in Italy, the “Prince of the Tightrope” walks on a tightrope above the Great Wall and Luca Grunwald crashes during a free practice session in the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix are some of the photos of the day. (AP/EPA/Reuters)