Actors perform during a dress rehearsal of Astrid Lindgren's play "Rasmus, Pontus and the Sword-Swallower" at the city's Akademie Theater. The play, directed by Annette Raffalt, premieres on Nov. 20.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: HERWIG PRAMMER / REUTERSLink
A white tiger explores his glass enclosure at the city's zoo.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NATALIA KOLESNIKOVA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A dog is surrounded by crosses planted in a garden as part of a protest against the NATO summit taking place in the Portugese capital over the next two days.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JUAN MEDINA / REUTERSLink
British Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife, Samantha, visit the Jack Tizard School for children with severe learning disabilities. The Camerons' disabled 6-year-old son, Ivan, who passed away last year, had attended the school.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SUZANNE PLUNKETT / REUTERSLink
Amidst vehicles of the future, a Morgan Roadster at the L.A. Auto Show is a vivid reminder of motoring history.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PHIL McCARTEN / REUTERSLink
The outdoor smoking area of an office building in Lisbon makes for a seemingly precarious meeting place.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARCELO DEL POZO / REUTERSLink
A man writes "UN Cholera AIDS" on the closed gates of the Haitian Health Ministry as violence, aimed at United Nations peacekeepers blamed for the cholera crisis, spreads to the capital following deadly rioting in the north.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: HECTOR RETAMAL / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Dancers perform during a dress rehearsal of "Water Stains On The Wall" at Cloud Gate Theatre in the Taiwanese capital. The latest production created by Taiwanese choreographer Lin Hwai-min premieres Friday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NICKY LOH / REUTERSLink
Angelina Ballerina and Nigel Lythgoe, executive producer of "American Idol" and "So You Think You Can Dance," attend the first Angelina Ballerina Stars of Tomorrow and Dizzy Feet Foundation National Dance Scholarship event at Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club in New York City.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian Ach / Getty ImagesLink
Shayna Rothenberg, 13, performs during the opening of the Downtown on Ice at Pershing Square Thursday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles TimesLink
Foreign tourists join marine police in Bali, Indonesia, in releasing sea turtles at a beach in Kuta. The 87 sea turtles had been seized from illegal poachers.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MADE NAGI / EPALink
Residents try to cross through flooded streets to save their belongings after the Jamundi river flooded in southwest Colombia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carlos Ortega / EPALink
Myanmar Buddhist monks prepare to walk the streets collecting alms at daybreak, mostly food donations which allows them to survive, at Mahagandhayon monastery in Yangon.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: EPALink
Pakistani goat sellers wait for customers on the second day of Eid al-Adha, the feast of sacrifice, in Islamabad, Pakistan. Muslims worldwide celebrate the holiday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: B.K. Bangash / Associated PressLink
A long-exposure picture shows table tennis players from China, top, and Singapore competing during a men's doubles match at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DIEGO AZUBEL / EPALink
An emergency responder rescues an infant boy during an evacuation of residents after a wall collapsed in Quezon City, Philippines. An 11-year-old girl was injured and at least six residents were taken to safety after a collapsed concrete wall initially trapped and endangered neighbors in a residential area.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROLEX DELA PENA / EPALink
Several crosses of Camino de Santiago (the way of St. James) pilgrims lie on the ground on the mountain of Ibaneta, Spain, near the French border, as two people walk on the pilgrim route. Thousands of Christian pilgrims and other travelers from around the world marched this year to Santiago de Compostela, and many of them leave the sign of a cross at the beginning of the road in the mountains of Pyrenees before the start of winter.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alvaro Barrientos / Associated PressLink
Paddle boarder Rob Wilson navigates foggy conditions at dawn in the east basin in Dana Point Harbor in Dana Point, Calif.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles TimesLink
Traders gather near the post where General Motor stock trades at the New York Stock Exchange in New York.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Seth Wenig / Associated PressLink
A bank employee asks a member of Citizens United to leave the Bank of Scotland in Glasgow. The group was protesting the Scottish government's proposed budget spending cuts and occupied the bank for about 40 minutes before leaving peacefully.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeff J. Mitchell / Getty ImagesLink
A protester beats pan lids together while others shout slogans during a rally in front of Ukraine's parliament in Kiev. Protesters gathered in Kiev outside parliament, where debates began on tax reform.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEI SUPINSKY / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
An early morning jogger runs near the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PAUL J. RICHARDS / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
This gigantic shoe, which is about 18 feet long, was unveiled by the Nationaal Fonds Kinderhulp in Amsterdam in celebration of Guinness World Records Day 2010. The shoe is a replica of a Converse Chuck Taylor All Star.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: EPALink
Police help wrangle a cow that was found roaming southwest Decatur neighborhoods in Alabama. An officer uses his car to force the cow to the side of 5th Avenue Southwest to keep her out of traffic. The cow was captured by cowhands from Valley Stockyard without injury to man or beast.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gary Cosby Jr. / The Decatur DailyLink
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