A victim of a train accident drinks water inside a hospital at Souri in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal. A speeding passenger train crashed into another waiting at a station, killing at least 60 people in India's second major accident in as many months, officials said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rupak De Chowdhuri / ReutersLink
Santa Clauses from all over the world take part in a parade on the first day of the annual World Santa Claus Congress at the amusement park Dyrehavsbakken, north of Copenhagen, Denmark.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Caspar Christoffersen / EPALink
A young woman jumps across the Field of Stelae at the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe in Berlin, Germany. The Memorial consists of the Field of Stelae, designed by U.S. architect Peter Eisenman, and the underground Information Centre.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jens Kalaene / EPALink
Rhesus monkeys relax in the shade at the zoo in Heidelberg, southwestern Germany. Summer brought a warm and sunny day with temperatures up to 29 degrees Celsius to the region.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Daniel Roland / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Citizens throw in the air empty boxes representing the 1.4 million bills collected to start a referendum against the privatization of public water in Central Rome's Piazza Navona.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Filippo Monteforte / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
The pack rides past Magda tribe, dressed as prehistoric people, in the Mas d'Azil cave during the 187-kilometer 15th stage of the 2010 Tour de France cycling race run between Pamiers and Bagneres-de-Luchon.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Joel Sagat / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Greenpeace activists mount a giant inflatable whale and a banner that reads "Jailed for protecting whales?" on the Jungfraujoch mountain above Interlaken, Switzerland. Greenpeace supporters are demanding the release of the two Japanese anti-whaling activists, Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki, who are threatened with an 18-month prison sentence.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Marcel Bieri / EPALink
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