Swiss pilot Yves Rossy, the first man in the world to fly under a jet-fitted wing, speeds through the air after launching from a hot-air balloon.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: LAURENT GILLIERON / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Indian Border Security Force soldiers patrol along the India-Bangladesh international border at Fulbari. Security has been intensified at the India-Bangladesh border ahead of President Obama's visit to India.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DIPTENDU DUTTA / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
The body of a victim of the Mount Merapi eruption lies on a road covered with volcanic ash.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Trisnadi / Associated PressLink
A soldier walks with a volunteer carrying an elderly resident through the Central Java village of Argomulyo, which has been covered in ash from the Mount Merapi volcano.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: CLARA PRIMA / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Pakistani villagers clean the interior of a mosque following a suicide bombing that killed at least 65 people during the main weekly prayers.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: A MAJEED / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
French climber Alain Robert, also known as "Spiderman," scales the 541-foot Singapore Flyer observation wheel.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: VIVEK PRAKASH / ReutersLink
Two woman at the Guggenheim Museum chat in front of the artwork "Self-portrait with 3 years" by English conceptual artist Gillian Wearing.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MIGUEL TONA / EPALink
Officials look at the Burst -- a 3.5-ton mechanical flower by artist You Wen-fu -- during a preview visit to the Pavilion of Dreams at the Taipei International Flora Exposition.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: POOL / ReutersLink
A girl with a painted face attends a demonstration by students against nuclear waste storage in Luechow.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHANNES EISELE / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Visitors walk past lanterns featuring a Korean traditional sport during the Seoul Lantern Festival.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JO YONG-HAK / ReuetrsLink
Indian Shiite Muslims burn an American flag and an effigy of President Obama outside a mosque.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Baby elephants Luk Chai, left, and Pathi Harn, right, meet the newest and as-yet- unnamed baby elephant, center, who was born Nov. 2 at the Sydney Zoo.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: RICK STEVENS / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
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