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Israeli border guards arrest a Palestinian stone thrower during clashes in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Ras al-Amud. Some 22,000 Israeli police were on high alert across the country, poised to respond to any unrest resulting from a Palestinian bid to seek United Nations membership in New York.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AHMAD GHARABLI / AFP / Getty Images

Supporters of Yemen's President Ali Abduallah Saleh stand on flagpoles, celebrating his return to Sanaa. Saleh made a surprise return to Yemen on Friday after more than three months of medical treatment in Saudi Arabia. His return is certain to further enflame battles between forces loyal to him and his opponents, which have turned the capital into a war zone.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hani Mohammed / Associated Press

An Indian worker descends with a support on a huge face of a demon at a pandal or makeshift structure next to an idol of Goddess Durga before the Durga Puja festival in Calcutta. Durga is portrayed as the 10-armed slayer of a buffalo inhabited by the fierce demon Mahisha. The Hindu festival of Durga Puja is widely celebrated in the Indian states of West Bengal, Assam, Jharkhand, Orissa and Tripura, where it is a five-day annual holiday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PIYAL ADHIKARY / EPA

American fans enjoy the atmosphere during the Rugby World Cup match between Australia and USA at Wellington Regional Stadium.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mike Hewitt / Getty Images

A construction worker walks on scaffolding on a tunnel along the Nairobi-Thika highway project, under construction near Nairobi.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: THOMAS MUKOYA / Reuters

Two hot air balloons soar over a green meadow during a ballooning meet.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kerstin Joensson / Associated Press

Driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany drives his car from his team garage during a practice session on the Marina Bay City Circuit at the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Eugene Hoshiko / Associated Press

A flood-affected farmer dries a chilies crop to earn his living.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Pervez Masih / Associated Press

A displaced Pakistani holds her granddaughter as they take refuge on a roadside after fleeing their flood-hit homes. In Pakistan's Sindh province alone, the floods have killed more than 220 people, damaged or destroyed some 665,000 homes and displaced more than 1.8 million people, according to the United Nations.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muhammed Muheisen / Associated Press

Displaced Pakistanis wash their belongings in a flooded field after fleeing their flood-hit homes.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muhammed Muheisen / Associated Press

An Afghan boy carries a chair after the burial ceremony of Burhanuddin Rabbani, former Afghan president and head of the government's peace council in Kabul. Weeping Afghans gathered under tight security to bury Rabbani, the government's chief peace negotiator killed this week by a suicide bomber posing as a Taliban envoy with a message about possible talks. After prayers at the presidential palace, a coffin draped in the black, red and green national flag was taken to a hilltop in the Wazir Akbar Khan district for burial.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: OMAR SOBHANI / Reuters

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Friday’s Pictures in the News begins in Israel, where police were on high alert across the country, poised to respond to any unrest resulting from a Palestinian bid to seek United Nations membership. Staying in the Middle East, supporters of Yemen’s President Ali Abduallah Saleh stand on flagpoles celebrating his return. Saleh made a surprise return to Yemen on Friday after more than three months of medical treatment in Saudi Arabia.

A flood-affected farmer tries to dry his chili crop in Hyderabad, where floods in Pakistan’s Sindh province have killed more than 200 people, damaged or destroyed some 665,000 homes and displaced more than 1.8 million people, according to the U.N.

Elsewhere, Afghans gathered under tight security to bury Burhanuddin Rabbani, the government’s chief peace negotiator killed this week by a suicide bomber posing as a Taliban envoy with a message about possible talks; a patriotic atmosphere during the 2011 Rugby World Cup match between Australia and the USA; and construction work continues on a tunnel along the Nairobi-Thika highway project near Kenya’s capital, Nairobi.

Add stops in India, Austria and Singapore to round out the report. Enjoy.

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