Mujtaba, 30, displaced by flooding, collects bricks from the damaged floor of his house after returning to his village of Dadu, 200 miles north of Karachi.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AKHTAR SOOMRO / REUTERSLink
Damaged furniture and a wrecked car sit along a road near Veracruz in the aftermath of Hurricane Karl. Emergency workers reported that at least eight people had been killed by the hurricane in three Mexican states.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ELIANA APONTE / REUTERSLink
Suspected Colombian drug trafficker Jaime Alberto Marin Zamora, also known as "Beto Marin," is flanked by police officers at Simon Bolivar Airport during his extradition to the U.S.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JORGE SILVA / REUTERSLink
A cyclist rides past a burning passenger bus in Karachi torched by a mob during a protest by Shiite Muslims against the alleged targeted killing of members of their community.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ASIF HASSAN / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
An aerial view at dusk shows the illuminated Marina Bay street circuit of the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix. The event takes place Sept. 24-26.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: EDGAR SU / REUTERSLink
A man is seen in silhouette as he walks beneath a ceiling painted by Spanish artist Miquel Barcelo during a meeting of the United Nations Human Rights Council at the U.N. Offices in Geneva.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FABRICE COFFRINI / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A laborer sleeps in a roll of underground cables at a construction site.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MUKESH GUPTA / REUTERSLink
People ride a carousel at Oktoberfest in Munich. This year marks the 177th celebration of the annual event, with 6 million visitors expected to attend.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANK LEONHARDT / European Pressphoto AgencyLink
A row of bicycles at the launch of the Capital Bikeshare program, the largest in the U.S.. It will put 1,100 bicycles in more than 100 stations across the District of Columbia and Arlington, Virginia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alex Wong / Getty ImagesLink
The Communist Party newspaper Granma is seen on the gate of a house in Havana. The front page story is about former Presidnet Fidel Castro's visit to New York in 1960.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ENRIQUE DE LA OSA / REUTERSLink
A model wearing a creation by designer Ana Locking walks the runway at the Cibeles Madrid Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2011 show.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDREA COMAS / REUTERSLink
A squadron of Super Tucano aircraft of the Chilean air force fly over the mine as efforts to rescue the 33 trapped miners continue.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: CLAUDIO REYES / European Pressphoto AgencyLink
Spanish dancer Andres Marin rehearses for the Flamenco Biennial at the Lope de Vega Theater in Seville.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: CRISTINA QUICLER / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Nurses who passed the 2010 license exam raise their right hands during a mass oath-taking ceremony in Manila. Out of 91,008 who took the exam, only 37,679 passed.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NOEL CELIS / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A worker cleans trains belonging to the German railway operator Deutsche Bahn as preparations are underway for the InnoTrans fair. The international trade fair for transport technology, innovative components, vehicles and systems runs from Sept. 21-24.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PATRICK SINKEL / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A man fishes near his motorcycle on Pamucak Beach along the Aegean Sea.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARK BLINCH / REUTERSLink
Members of the Hungarian Sex Workers Assn. hold red umbrellas as they celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the Hungarian parliament's legalization of prostitution.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BERNADETT SZABO / ReutersLink
A model presents a creation by Mark Fast for the spring-summer 2011 collection at London Fashion Week.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BEN STANSALL / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Mexico's Tomas Rojas, right, lands a blow to Japan's Kohei Kono in the ninth round of their 12-round WBC super flyweight title bout in Saitama, near Tokyo. Rojas won the title with a unanimous decision.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Junji Kurokawa / Associated PressLink
Women work at a road construction site in Agartala, capital of India's northeastern state of Tripura.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JAYANTA DEY / ReutersLink
A Nepalese Hindu priest cleans the idol of Swet Bharab, which is uncovered only during the Indra Jatra festival.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PRAKASH MATHEMA / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Supporters and resident artists of the Tacheles artists' collective prepare to march in protest against the possible closure of the collective. The new owner of the site hopes to redevelop the property.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sean Gallup / Getty ImagesLink
Indian soldiers take part in rescue operations after a freight train on the wrong track slammed into a stationary passenger locomotive at Bhaderwah rail station in Madhya Pradesh state, 235 miles south of New Delhi.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated PressLink
A Chinese law enforcement official videotapes counterfeit medicines being burned in a junkyard.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / EPALink
Members of Hungary's Parliament and invited guests attend a visit by the Dalai Lama.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ATTILA KISBENEDEK / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
A Palestinian farmer holds grapes after he found his grapevines cut and destroyed near the Israeli settlements of Kharsina and Kiryat Arbaa.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABED AL HASHLAMOUN / EPALink
Military men on horses practice for Prinsjesdag (Day of the Princes) with smoke bombs on Scheveningen beach, The Hague.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROBIN UTRECHT / EPALink
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