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Mario Vargas Llosa, winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize in literature, arrives for a news conference presenting his latest novel, "The Dream of the Celt."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andrea Comas / Reuters

The sun shines on trees displaying their autumn colors beside the 18th century lakeside Pantheon at the National Trust's Stourhead.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Cardy / Getty Images

Villagers flee in Sidorejo in Klaten as Mt. Merapi erupted again with renewed strength on Wednesday, the fourth eruption in eight days. Authorities were forced to move refugee shelters farther away from the volcano.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andry Prasetyo / Reuters

Octopus Paul II at the Sea Life Centre. Paul II replaces World Cup oracle Octopus Paul, who died last week.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: POOL / Reuters

Colorful hot-air balloons soar in the air and are reflected on the river for the opening of Saga International Balloon Fiesta in Japan's southern island of Kyushu. About 100 hot-air balloons from 14 countries are taking part in competitions at Asia's largest hot-air balloon event.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jiji Press / AFP / Getty Images

Afghan security officials destroy illegal opium. Security forces have confiscated opium during various recent operations across the country. According to media reports, Afghanistan is the world's largest producer of the drug.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jalil Rezayee / EPA

Demonstrators protest outside De Beers jewelers. The protest called for a boycott of Botswana diamonds in relation to that country's government's treatment of Kalahari Bushmen.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ben Stansall / AFP / Getty Images

A girl walks past the flower-petal maze by artist Storynest inside the Pavilion of Dreams during an opening ceremony preview of the Taipei International Flora Exposition.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nicky Loh / Reuters

Indian federal reserve policemen take part in a parade at a recruitment center on the outskirts of Srinagar. The federal police force forms part of a paramilitary and army group fighting a two-decades-old rebellion by Muslim separatists in the Himalayan state. The region has been beset by anti-India violence, curfews and strikes since early June, when a 17-year-old student was killed by a police teargas shell.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tauseef Mustafa / AFP / Getty Images

Burmese pro-democracy activists protest in New Delhi. According to media reports, protesters claim that the upcoming election in Myanmar, scheduled for Nov. 7, the first elections in 20 years, is an attempt to legitimize military rule in Myanmar.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anindito Mukherjee / EPA

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