London — A trader works the phones at the Metal Exchange in London. Equities continued to fall, which meant London's FTSE 100 is on course for its worst quarterly loss since the height of the financial crisis.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDY RAIN / EPALink
Taal Lake, Philippines — A fisherman looks at dead fish in Taal Lake. A sudden change in the water temperature of a lake surrounding a restive volcano brought about by typhoon Nesat has killed more than 45 metric tons of fish, a government agency said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCIS R. MALASIG / EPALink
Moscow — Cadets at a Russian cadet boarding school, the Preobrazhensky cadet corps, attend ceremonies and performances marking the 10th anniversary of the school's founding in Moscow.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: YURI KOCHETKOV / EPALink
Calumpit, Philippines — Calumpit township residents wade through floodwater as they evacuate to safer ground after massive flooding. Heavy rains from typhoon Nesat that battered the northeastern Philippines early this week filled up dams, prompting officials to release water overnight.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BULLIT MARQUEZ / Associated PressLink
Motegi, Japan — Honda MotoGP rider Marco Simoncelli of Italy falls during a practice session at the Japanese Grand Prix in Motegi.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Toru Hanai / ReutersLink
Paris — A model displays a creation as part of Christian Dior's spring-summer 2012 ready-to-wear collection in Paris.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francois Mori / Associated PressLink
Perugia, Italy — Amanda Knox attends her appeal hearing at Perugia's Court of Appeal in Italy. Knox and and her Italian ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito were present for closing arguments in their appeal of their conviction for the murder of Meredith Kercher.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Franco Origlia / Getty ImagesLink
Jakarta, Indonesia — A woman carries her child as she walks on a railway track at Duri district in Jakarta.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BEAWIHARTA / ReutersLink
Mombasa, Kenya — The cargo ship MV Pacific Express, which had been attacked by pirates, is assisted by tugboats into the Kenyan Port of Mombasa. The pirates, armed with rocket propelled grenade launchers and guns, set the Cyprus-flagged ship ablaze before fleeing upon the arrival of the Italian navy vessel Andrea Doria. The cargo ship, with 25 Filipinos seafarers, was hijacked in the Indian Ocean about 180 nautical miles east-southeast of Mombasa, according to media reports.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Joseph Okanga / ReutersLink
Algiers, Algeria — A clown joins an impromptu game of football being played on a street during an official day without cars in Algiers.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FAROUK BATICHE / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Dresden, Germany — A flower is covered in dewdrops on a meadow near the Elbe river in Dresden.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARNO BURGI / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Amman, Jordan, — Supporters of Jordan's government hold a giant poster of King Abdullah II during a march in Amman.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nader Daoud / Associated PressLink
Beit Omar, West Bank — An Israeli soldier stands guard during a protest by foreign, Israeli and Palestinian demonstrators against the Jewish settlement of Karmei Tzur close to the Palestinian village of Beit Omar.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABED AL HASHLAMOUN / EPALink
Sanaa, Yemen — Inside a disused billboard, protesters pray during a demonstration to demand the resignation of Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sanaa.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hani Mohammed / Associated PressLink
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