In Pics: What happened across the world on Aug 12

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Bangalore, Aug 12: The world woke up to a rude shock on Tuesday as actor Robin Williams was found dead in his apartment. Robin Williams's body was found in his home in California.

Police suspect it is a case of suicide. In a statement from the Marin County Sheriff's department, it was revealed that the 63-year old comedian was found dead shortly before midday at his Tiburon home in northern California.

Meanwhile, Pakistan cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan and cleric Tahirul Qadri announced that they will hold a huge protest rally in capital on Aug 14 against alleged massive rigging of the 2013 general elections.

OneIndia News brings to you news from across the world in pictures.

Khan's party to hold protest rally

Pakistan's cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan surrounded by aids and supporters, greets his followers outside his home, in Lahore, Pakistan.

Actor Robin Williams dies at the age of 63

A photo of the late actor Robin Williams as Mork from Ork hangs with flowers left by people paying their respects, in Boulder, Colorado at the home where his hit 80's TV series "Mork & Mindy", was set.

Fans remember Mrs Doubtfire

Flowers are placed in memory of actor/comedian Robin Williams on his Walk of Fame star in the Hollywood district of Los Angeles. Williams died on Monday in an apparent suicide at his San Francisco Bay area home. He was 63.

Parents appeal son's perpatrators be held

Lesley McSpadden the mother of 18-year-old Michael Brown, watches as Brown's father, Michael Brown Sr., holds up a family picture of himself, his son, top left in photo, and a young child during a news conference. Michael Brown, 18, was shot and killed in a confrontation with police in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.

Gaza, a city of broken homes

A Palestinian woman looks out from the rubble of her home that was damaged by Israeli strikes, in Beit Hanoun, Gaza Strip.

These are smiling performers

Girls part of the Mobile Mini-Circus for Children perform their skills during a parade in Qargha Lake, on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan.

US jets strike in Iraq

U.S. F/A-18 fighter jets take off for mission in Iraq from the flight deck of the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush, in the Persian Gulf. U.S. military officials said American fighter aircraft struck and destroyed several vehicles Sunday that were part of an Islamic State group convoy .

Caroline returns a volley

Caroline Wozniacki, of Denmark, returns a volley to Magdaléna Rybárikova, Slovakia, at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament in Mason, Ohio.

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