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A man escapes Athens' Constitution Square after being assaulted by a group protesting Greece's fresh batch of austerity measures. The demonstrators had accused him of being a fascist.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Yannis Behrakis / Reuters

A riot officer swings his baton at a protester during clashes that erupted as workers staged a 24-hour nationwide strike to demonstrate opposition to austerity measures taken by the Greek government.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alkis Konstantinidis / European Pressphoto Agency

Romanian youths gather to raise awareness about the dangers of drugs in the biggest such demonstration in Romania to date.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Adrian Piclisan / AFP / Getty Images

A girl shows her affection for a horse during the Equiros international horse exhibition.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Natalia Kolesnikova / AFP / Getty Images

Members of an Indian band play religious tunes at the Dussehra festival, which commemorates the victory of Rama over Ravana, an evil ruler who had abducted Rama's wife, Sita.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Altaf Qadri / Associated Press

Malaysian ethnic Chinese walk barefoot over burning coals on the final day of the Nine Emperor Gods festival at a temple in Kuala Lumpur. The men have abstained from meat for the last nine days to purify their bodies in preparation for this ritual.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Vincent Thian / Associated Press

Models joke before Russian fashion designer Alena Akhmadullina's spring-summer 2012 ready-to-wear collection is presented.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francois Mori / Associated Press

Australia's Mick Fanning competes in the Quiksilver Pro France surfing competition.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kelly Cestari / Associated Press

A man who has been homeless since typhoons Nesat and Nalgae struck the area looks over the scene at a fishing village.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: John Javellana / Reuters

Two residents smile as they cross a flood-hit area north of Manila after back-to-back typhoons affected more than half a million people in northern Philippines.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Aaron Favila / Associated Press

Residents whose homes have been severely damaged or destroyed by typhoons Nesat and Nalgae play at a beach near an abandoned ship at a fishing village. Scores of people living in flood-hit towns north of Manila continue to struggle, having not seen dry land for nearly a week.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: John Javellana / Reuters

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Pictures in the News | Oct. 5, 2011

The La Jenelle is driven ashore

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Pictures in the News | Oct. 5, 2011

Mardi Gras climaxes with Fat Tuesday in New Orleans

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Pictures in the News | April 14, 2011

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San Bruno Fire destroys homes

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Pictures in the News | Oct. 5, 2011

Wednesday’s Pictures in the News start in Greece, where a 24-hour nationwide strike protesting the ongoing austerity measures taken by the Greek government has turned violent. See photo gallery

Elsewhere in Europe, 3,000 Romanian youths wearing black or white masks rallied against drug abuse; models in Paris share a light moment before Russian fashion designer Alena Akhmadullina’s spring-summer 2012 ready-to-wear collection was presented; and the Quiksilver Pro France surfing competition is underway in Hossegor.

The damage brought by Typhoon’s Nesat and Nalgae in the Philippines continues to take its toll as areas remain underwater. Some residents, whose homes have been severely damaged or destroyed, play at a beach in Navotas where a ship has also been stranded due to the typhoons and two female residents cross chest-high flood waters in Calumpit.

Add stops in India, Russia and Kuala Lumpur to round out the report.

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