Grace lamps at tombs in a cemetery east of Budapest, Hungary, glow after dark as the country celebrates All Saints' Day.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: LASZLO BALOGH / REUTERSLink
A woman passes a grave at the Casabermeja cemetery on All Saints' Day.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JORGE ZAPATA / EPALink
Croatians light candles to commemorate deceased relatives and friends at the Mirogoj cemetery.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NIKOLA SOLIC / REUTERSLink
People take cover under umbrellas on Buchanan Street during a shower on "the most miserable day of the year." Glasgow residents top a poll released Monday that found that 66% of Britons will feel depressed that day because of the end of summertime, falling temperatures and impending government budget cuts.
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Fireball swingers perform on a street during a Katina Perahera procession of offerings to Buddhist monks at a temple in a suburb of Colombo.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: M.A. PUSHPA KUMARA / EPALink
A man jogs past the artwork "Digital Origami Tigers" by Chris Bosse of Germany during the i Light Marina Bay festival. The festival features 26 installations by artists from around the world and aims to promote awareness of sustainable energy in the use of light.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALYWIN CHEW / REUTERSLink
A German energy provider set up an installation of 320 refrigerators as an igloo to promote more efficient energy use.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHANNES EISELE / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Masked Palestinians stand on an Israeli flag as they hold pictures of some of the 7,500 Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails. The protest called for their release and was organized by the Islamist movement Hamas.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: IBRAHEEM ABU MUSTAFA / REUTERSLink
A snowman begins to melt on the front lawn of Parliament Hill in the Canadian capital, where almost 3 inches of snow fell over the weekend.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: CHRIS WATTIE / REUTERSLink
Visitors to the Tate Britain view artist Fiona Banner's installation "Harrier and Jaguar," which consists of a real Harrier fighter jet hanging from the ceiling.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDREW WINNING / REUTERSLink
A disused Nimrod reconnaissance aircraft is parked at the BAE Systems factory. Britain is considering selling a fleet of fighter jets it can no longer afford to fly.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PHIL NOBLE / REUTERSLink
An Everest Skydive team member prepares to land. The test flight by experienced sky divers took place with a jump from 14,000 feet. A commercial sky-diving program is planned for launch in May.
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A man lights a candle on a grave at a cemetery in the village of Ivenets. On All Saints' Day, Catholics honor their deceased relatives by visiting their graves.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: VASILY FEDOSENKO / ReutersLink
In a promotional gimmick at North Cemetery, visitors had a chance to pose for an in-coffin picture on All Saints' Day.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Aaron Favila / Associated PressLink
Piazza San Marco is waterlogged. The worst flooding in Venice traditionally occurs in October, November and December.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDREA MEROLA / EPALink
Local residents leave a danger zone near Merapi volcano as continued eruptions bring clouds of ash.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ADEK BERRY / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Mt. Merapi, Indonesia's most volatile volcano, erupts again, setting off a fresh wave of panic. There were no immediate reports of new casualties.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irwin Fedriansyah / Associated PressLink
Villagers, escorted by police, carry a suspected looter apprehended in an abandoned village in Sleman, in Mt. Merapi's danger zone.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARYA BIMA / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
A crater measuring 98 feet by 131 feet has opened up in the middle of a residential area. When the crater opened, it took a car with it and left another car hanging over the edge. Private homes on both sides of the street remained standing. The cause was unclear. Germany occasionally experiences craters, potholes or sinkholes when ancient mines collapse or water creates cavities in areas of karst rock.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: STEFAN THOMAS / EPALink
More than 2,000 tons of garbage have piled up in the streets of Naples. Demonstrators continued their protests over trash dumps in the Naples region over the weekend, despite a pledge by Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi that a deal to resolve the crisis was near.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: CIRO FUSCO / EPALink
Protesters scuffle with police. One officer and a protester were injured during a rally against the opening of a trash dump.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: CIRO FUSCO / EPALink
A Pakistani farmer sorts wheat during the harvest.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muhammed Muheisen / Associated PressLink
A Bulgarian student draws during a protest against planned higher-education budget cuts.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DIMITAR DILKOFF / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
The trained monkey of an illegal street performer does his routine on the streets of Pakistan. The Pakistan Animal Welfare Society has called for a greater awareness of animal cruelty and a need to educate children on the issue.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: CARL DE SOUZA / AFP / GettyLink
North Koreans (in the bus) grip the hands of their South Korean relatives as they say goodbye following a three-day reunion at Mount Kumgang resort on the North's southeastern coast, near the border. Hundreds of South Koreans met with relatives in North Korea from whom they had been separated since the end of the Korean War.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Graffiti is celebrated as an art form at the Meeting of Styles 2010 festival.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PAOLO AGUILAR / EPALink
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