Ultra Orthodox Jews walk past the walls of Jerusalem's Old City, illuminated by pink lights to mark the launch of a breast cancer awareness campaign in Israel.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MENAHEM KAHANA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Bottles of locally produced olive oil are displayed at an exhibition aiming to help Palestinian farmers to export their products.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABBAS MOMANI / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A light pole at the Rice ISD baseball practice field is bent in half, a result of a tornado that touched down before daybreak.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: COURTNEY PERRY / Associated PressLink
One person was killed and 21 injured in a three-vehicle collision that left a school bus overturned in the Boyle Heights area.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francine Orr / Los Angeles TimesLink
A young girl clutches a doll in the makeshift settlement of El Gallinero, where several hundred Romanian gypsies live, on the outskirts of the Spanish capital.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SUSANA VERA / REUTERSLink
Workers prepare for the 26th International Automobile Trade Show, which will showcase 450 cars from more than 42 brands, running from Wednesday through Nov. 7.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PAULO WHITAKER / REUTERSLink
An Afghan women passes election graffiti reading, "I work for you — Haji Sofi Habibullah al-Habib."
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Reza Shirmohammadi / Associated PressLink
Members of the British "Circus to Gaza" group perform for children at a United Nations-run school in the northern Gaza Strip town.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALI ALI / European Pressphoto AgencyLink
Barrels symbolizing nuclear waste frame the German parliament building during nationwide protests against the transport of French nuclear waste to a salt deposit storage facility in Gorleben, scheduled for early November.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ODD ANDERSEN / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
People play Chinese chess in downtown Hanoi.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KHAM / REUTERSLink
A fearless feline, taking full advantage of a railway strike, sits safely on converging train tracks at the Athens central railway station. All train services in Greece were suspended after state railway workers launched a four-day strike to protest planned privatization of the rail system.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Thanassis Stavrakis / Associated PressLink
With the moon still visible, the sun rises over Lochan na h'Achlaise.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeff J Mitchell / Getty ImagesLink
A model presents a creation of designer Abir Suwaidi during a fashion show.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARWAN NAAMANI / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Vu Cong Doanh, 72, exercises on the Long Bien Bridge in Hanoi. He says he exercises twice a day on the bridge that for him represents a steel dragon, giving strength and power.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DAMIR SAGOLJ / ReutersLink
People visit an art installation with information on various events.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Czarek Sokolowski / Associated PressLink
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke speaks at a symposium on mortgages and the future of housing finance. Bernanke said that banking regulators have been concerned about "reported irregularities" in foreclosure practices and are conducting an in-depth review.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JIM YOUNG / ReutersLink
People walk in a park on a warm autumn day.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: STOYAN NENOV / ReutersLink
A DNA sample of a proboscis monkey, a threatened species, is displayed at Japan's Preservation and Research Center. Negotiators from over 190 countries are gathered in Nagoya, Japan, for a U.N. meeting to discuss ways to fight rising extinctions of plants and animals.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: YURIKO NAKAO / ReutersLink
Racehorses are exercised on a cold morning.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Davies / Associated PressLink
A deer walks through a stream at Bradgate Park in central England.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DARREN STAPLES / ReutersLink
An Afghan refugee girl looks back while walking with other women in an alley of a poor neighborhood.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muhammed Muheisen / Associated PressLink
A man holds a framed picture of the sixth president of Pakistan, Gen. Muhammad Zia ul-Haq, during a ceremony at the Wagah border near Lahore, the only road crossing between India and Pakistan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: CARL DE SOUZA / AFP/Getty imagesLink
A villager walks in flood waters at a Buddhist temple as the country struggles in the wake of two weeks of flooding due to rains.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PORNCHAI KITTIWONGSAKUL / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A flare silhouettes a striking employee during a blockade by dock and refinery workers at the entrance to a fuel depot. The strike over port reforms has gone on for 29 days.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PHILIPPE LAURENSON / ReutersLink
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