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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 / EPA

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 / EPA

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 / EPA

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 Press

Honda MotoGP rider Marco Simoncelli of Italy falls during a practice session at the Japanese Grand Prix in Motegi.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Toru Hanai / Reuters

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 Press

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 Images

A woman carries her child as she walks on a railway track at Duri district in Jakarta.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BEAWIHARTA / Reuters

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 / Reuters

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 Images

A flower is covered in dewdrops on a meadow near the Elbe river in Dresden.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARNO BURGI / AFP/Getty Images

Supporters of Jordan's government hold a giant poster of King Abdullah II during a march in Amman.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nader Daoud / Associated Press

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 / EPA

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 Press

A 12-year-old cat with two faces named Frank and Louie, on a walk with owner, is said to be the world's longest-surviving Janus cat, named for the figure in Roman mythology with two faces on one head.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STEVEN SENNE / Associated Press

Firefighters search for unbroken beer bottles after a fastener on a truck broke, sending the brews crashing onto the street.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDREAS GEBERT / EPA

St. Louis Cardinals General Manager John Mozeliak is doused with champagne and beer by players after the Cardinals won the National League wild-card playoff spot on an action-packed last day of the Major League Baseball regular season.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: RICHARD CARSON / Reuters

BASE jumper Jean-Philippe Teffaud from Grenoble, France, leaps off Kuala Lumpur Tower as part of annual event. BASE stands for "building, antenna, span, earth," which are the fixed objects from which jumpers with parachutes leap off.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BAZUKI MUHAMMAD / Reuters

A Nepalese youth plays on a swing during the Hindu festival of Dasain, one of the biggest of such events in the country.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NAVESH CHITRAKAR / Reuters

Visitors pose with wallpaper during the Beijing International Design Triennial Exhibition at the China National Museum.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Reuters

Visitors on a fixed platform view "Panorama of the Antique City," a 360-degree image at the Pergamon Museum in Berlin.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SOEREN STACHE / Deutsche Presse-Agentur

A rainbow appears over the backdrop of Bashantapur Durbar Square.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NAVESH CHITRAKAR / Reuters

A member of the Iraqi civil defense corps carries a wounded boy away from the site of a blast outside a bank, where police officers were collecting their salaries in ethnically mixed, oil-rich city.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARWAN IBRAHIM / AFP/Getty Images

Libyan revolutionary forces shell on the outskirts of Moammar Kadafi's hometown, where the ousted leader's supporters fought pitched battles with those loyal to the country's provisional government.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AHMAD AL-RUBAYE / AFP / Getty Images

Residents survey the damage in community of Navotas after deadly typhoon Nesat. Flood waters were receding from the storm that caused massive damage and left tens of thousands in evacuation centers.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NOEL CELIS / AFP / Getty Images

A Pakistani man showers in a watercourse.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MUHAMMED MUHEISEN / Associated Press

A couple look over the fog-covered forests in the Saxon Switzerland region.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARNO  BURGI / EPA

Filipino children frolic in bubbles blown by strong winds at a flood-control facility in Taguig city, south of Manila. Thousands of families were displaced as typhoon Nesat struck the Philippines.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCIS R. MALASIG / EPA

Drops of morning dew dot a blowball in Hanover. Sunshine and blue skies at the end of September make up for a rather cold summer in Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JULIAN†STRATENSCHULTE / EPA

A woman walks near brooms placed by members of the Rio de Paz (Peace Rio) non-governmental organization at the National Congress as a form of protest in Brasilia. A total of 594 brooms, which represent the number of congressmen in the country, were placed at the Esplanade of Ministries to symbolize the need to "sweep off" corruption in the Brazilian National Congress.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: UESLEI MARCELINO / Reuters

A Chinese Bai ethnic minority fisherman pulls two cormorants away from a fish during fishing-opening festival at Erhai Lake in Dali. The cormorants are domesticated for fishing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SHENG LI / Reuters

A mother uses an improvised banca or bamboo raft to help her children cross floodwaters brought by typhoon Nesat, north of Manila. The Philippines on Wednesday began tallying the damage bill from the powerful typhoon, which killed at least 21 people and left behind flooded towns, overflowing dams and damage to rice crops across northern Luzon island.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROMEO RANOCO / Reuters

A man hangs on to what remains of a house that was built on stilts as he tries to recover belongings after typhoon Nesat wiped out most of his neighbors' homes along a coastal village in Navotas.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Aaron Favila / Associated Press

A portion of National Highway 55 is destroyed after it collapsed at Tindharia hills. Several cracks were found on the highway after a 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck the area Sept. 18. Military helicopters are being used to reach remote villages in northeast India that were cut off by the earthquake, which killed at least 110 people in four countries.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DIPTENDU DUTTA / AFP / Getty Images

A child watches rescue workers from a window next to a building that collapsed in New Delhi. Broken beams and mounds of clay lie in heaps Wednesday after the three-story residential building collapsed in the Indian capital, killing at least seven people and highlighting the dangerous housing conditions among the city's poor.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gurinder Osan / Associated Press

Pensioners burn their tax bureau statement in protest of the huge surtax on real estate during a demonstration outside the Ministry of Finance in Athens.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALKIS KONSTANTINIDIS / EPA

An activist from the Ukrainian feminist group FEMEN protests at the Kiev Pecherskyi District Court. Members of the group arrived at trial after undressing in public the previous day to protest against a rise in prostitution expected in the former Soviet republic during the upcoming the Euro 2012 football championship. At the courthouse, bailiffs initially blocked the entry of the FEMEN activists, who undressed and shouted pro-democracy slogans. The women put their clothes back on and were allowed inside.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEY DOLZHENKO / EPA

Defected soldiers backing anti-government protesters arrest a supporter of Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh during a rally to demand the ouster of Saleh in Sanaa.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AHMED JADALLAH / Reuters

A boy is covered as his mother carries him through rainfall as a monsoon passes through Kathmandu. The weather in the area is expected to improve over the next several days.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NAVESH CHITRAKAR / Reuters

Flood-affected villagers burn tires and block the highway demanding relief from the Pakistan government. Floods have killed more than 220 people and destroyed about 665,000 homes, displacing 1.8 million people in Sindh province.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Shakil Adil / Associated Press

Katherine and Joe Jackson arrive at Los Angeles Superior Court for opening statements in the highly anticipated trial of Michael Jackson's personal physician, Dr. Conrad Murray, who is accused of administering a fatal dose of the surgical anesthetic propofol.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Television news crews set up at dawn for the opening day of Dr. Conrad Murray's trial in the death of pop star Michael Jackson.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: David McNew / Reuters

Workers and officers attend the launch for the second nationally designed combat ship TCSG Buyukada, at the Tuzla Naval shipyard in Istanbul.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: OSMAN ORSAL / Reuters

Rescue workers evacuate injured people in the tunnel near Yu Yuan Garden station after a subway collision. Two trains collided, injuring more than 200 passengers, three critically, prompting renewed public anger just two months after a deadly crash between two high-speed trains.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Reuters

Pakistani residents watch burning NATO supply trucks after they were attacked by armed militants on the outskirts of Quetta. Gunmen in southwestern Pakistan attacked three oil tankers and a container carrying supplies to NATO troops in Afghanistan, officials said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BANARAS KHAN / AFP

U.S. soldiers from Task Force "No Fear" Alpha Company 2-27 Infantry, "The Wolfhounds," fire a 120-millimeter mortar at a Taliban position from Combat Outpost Pirtle King in the Ghaziabad district in eastern Afghanistan. Two Taliban were killed and another was wounded and captured in a joint U.S.-Afghan military engagement.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ERIK DE CASTRO / Reuters

A wounded Taliban fighter lies on the back of a military truck in Combat Outpost Pirtle King, to be transported to a U.S. military base in Kunar province.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ERIK DE CASTRO / Reuters

An employee of the Finance Ministry kicks a riot policeman during a protest against the government's austerity measures at the entrance of the ministry. Greek lawmakers are expected to approve a deeply unpopular property tax today to open the way for the return of international lending inspectors and the release of vital aid despite growing anger.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHN KOLESIDIS / Reuters

A worker attaches rigging to the top of the Washington Monument before engineers rappeled down the sides of the monument to survey the extent of damage sustained during the Aug. 23 earthquake.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jacquelyn Martin / Associated Press

People play in high waves along a sea wall on Roxas Boulevard during Typhoon Nesat. At least seven people were killed as Typhoon Nesat smashed the Philippines, authorities said, with the capital of Manila enduring waist-deep floods, blackouts and storm surges.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TED ALJIBE / AFP

A pig is carried down a flooded street during Typhoon Nesat in San Mateo, Rizal, east of Manila.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NOEL CELIS / AFP

Giant panda cubs nap at a nursery in the research base of the Giant Panda Breeding Center in Chengdu, in southwest China's Sichuan province. China has launched its once-a-decade panda census, trying to determine how many of the endangered animals live in the wild. According to the count a decade ago, there are 1,596 pandas left in the wild in China, with 1,206 of them living in Sichuan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP

A crew on Mission Road in San Marcos, Calif., supervises a custom 400-foot vehicle with 192 tires being used to move a retired 700,000-pound steam generator from the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station to a disposal facility in Clive, Utah. The special vehicle has an average speed of 15 mph and was built by Perkins Logistics and Specialized Transportation of Indiana. The entire trip, expected to take three weeks, is being made at night to minimize traffic delays. Two more steam generators are scheduled to make the same trip by the end of the year as part of Southern California Edison's $675-million replacement program.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

A performer in costume strolls past a couple of police officers at the World Puppet Carnival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Shamil Zhumatov / Reuters

A South Korean special forces paratrooper begins his descent with a salute during rehearsal for Armed Forces Day celebrations Saturday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Reuters

A young girl attends an anti-government protest demanding the ouster of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh. The slogan on her headband read, "We will win for the blood of our martyrs."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ahmed Jadallah / Reuters

A Yemeni soldier who has renounced his allegiance to the government of President Ali Abdullah Saleh salutes through a tear in a huge Yemeni flag during a rally demanding Saleh's ouster.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ahmed Jadallah / Reuters

Villagers salvage what belongings they can from their flooded homes in eastern India. Hundreds have been marooned since the Brahmani, Baitarani and Kharaswrota rivers overflowed from their banks.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: European Pressphoto Agency

A displaced girl washes cooking pots at a roadside encampment where her family took refuge in Sindh province. Flooding in the province has killed more than 200 people, displaced more than 1.8 million and damaged or destroyed some 665,000 homes, according to the United Nations.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muhammed Muheisen / Associated Press

A vendor at a souvenir market displays a traditional Russian nesting doll bearing the faces of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, top, and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. Opinion polls indicate that Putin, who said Saturday that he would seek a return to the presidency after nearly four years as prime minister, is much more popular than his potential rivals and all but certain to win next March's presidential election.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alexander Demianchuk / Reuters

Models prepare backstage for their turn on the runway at the Giorgio Armani show at Fashion Week in Milan where designers are unveiling their spring/summer 2012 collections.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luca Bruno / Associated Press

Smoke rises from a ferry that collided with a coal barge on the Barito River, starting a deadly fire and scraping a gash into the ferry's side. At least three people were killed and 66 other passengers were treated for injuries at a hospital.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Aya Sugianto / European Pressphoto Agency

An Indian rag picker carries a sack full of rubbish collected from the beach as the sun sets on the Arabian Sea.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rafiq Maqbool / Associated Press

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The Week in Pictures | Sept. 26 - Oct. 2, 2011

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The Week in Pictures | Sept. 26 – Oct. 2, 2011

The trial of singer Michael Jackson’s physician, Dr. Conrad Murray, begins in Los Angeles; Typhoon Nesat slams the Philippines, causing widespread flooding and destruction; protesters in Sanaa, Yemen, demand the resignation of President Ali Abdullah Saleh; and in Greece, pensioners burn their tax statements at a demonstration outside the Ministry of Finance in Athens.

Amanda Knox is back in an Italian court for closing arguments in her appeal in the murder of Meredith Kercher. Knox and her Italian ex-boyfriend were convicted in 2009 of the killing and have served nearly four years in prison after being sentenced to 26 and 25 years, respectively.

In Pakistan, massive flooding kills more than 200 people, damaging or destroying more than 665,000 homes and displacing more than 1.8 million people. In China, rescue workers evacuate injured people after a subway collision in Shanghai; and in Jordan, supporters of the government and King Abdullah II march in Amman.

The World Puppet Carnival, a competitive festival with professional and amateur puppeteers performing plays and street shows, is underway in Kazakhstan; models get ready backstage at the Giorgio Armani fashion show in Milan, Italy; and in Worcester, Mass., a two-faced feline, named Frank and Louie, is of two minds but takes a stroll anyway. The animal is known as a Janus cat, named for the figure in Roman mythology with two faces on one head.

Each week we bring you the best images from around the world in Framework’s Week in Pictures; as always, we have many more images from our global journey for you to explore and enjoy.

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