Jordanian demonstrators hold a giant Jordanian flag during an anti-government demonstration after Friday prayers.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MUHAMMAD HAMED / ReutersLink
Capt. Padraic Heiliger plays with a boy while on patrol in Kunar province, eastern Afghanistan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ERIK DE CASTRO / ReutersLink
Tawakul Karman, right, receives congratulations from supporters near her tent in the area known as Change Square after it was announced that she was one of three people to win this year's Nobel Peace Prize. Karman won for organizing peaceful protests against Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / ReutersLink
A Libyan revolutionary fighter fires his machine gun while attacking forces that support Moammar Kadafi. Rebel forces have besieged Surt since Sept. 15 but have not managed to penetrate the heart of the city.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bela Szandelszky / Associated PressLink
Palestinian children walk in an alley in a refugee camp.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMMED ABED / AFPLink
Arnold Schwarzenegger unveils a statue of himself as his son Patrick, left, watches. The statue is outside his childhood home, which in now a museum.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: HEINZ-PETER BADER / ReutersLink
Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany drives during a practice session for the Japanese Grand Prix.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: TORU HANAI / ReutersLink
Villagers gather at a river to process sludge containing gold.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MUHAMMAD YAMIN / ReutersLink
Kangal fish, also called doctor fish, nibble on the feet of a customer at a therapy center. The fish, which feed on dead skin, are often used as a treatment for psoriasis.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOE KLAMAR / AFPLink
A Guatemalan gymnast performs on the balance bar during the qualifying of the artistic gymnastics world championships.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Koji Sasahara / Associated PressLink
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