Coptic Christian protesters gather outside the Coptic Hospital waiting to receive the bodies of relatives killed in clashes a day earlier between mostly Coptic Christians and government troops. Violence between troops and demonstrators in front of the state television building killed at least two dozen people.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mohamed Omar / European Pressphoto AgencyLink
Relatives of Copts killed during clashes with the Egyptian military Sunday sob after seeing their bodies at the morgue of the Coptic Hospital.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Khalil Hamra / Associated PressLink
British musicians Miss Dynamite and Charlie Simpson, fifth and sixth from left, respectively, join unemployed young people outside a job center in a bit of performance art for the Battlefront Campaign, which raises awareness of the large number of unemployed British youth.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Leon Neal / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
A man rows a boat past a giant, reclining Buddha statue submerged by floodwaters in Ayutthaya province. Flooding in the area has claimed 261 lives over the last two months.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rungroj Yongrit / European Pressphoto AgencyLink
North Koreans enjoy traditional folk dancing in a city square to celebrate the 66th anniversary of the communist nation's ruling Workers' Party.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Guttenfelder / Associated PressLink
Teng Haibin of China performs on the rings during the men's team event of the qualification round at the World Gymnastics Championships. The eight top-scoring teams from the qualifying round will advance to the finals.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kazuhiro Nogi / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Students practice a dance with umbrellas to be performed during the wedding festivities of King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck and future Queen Jetsun Pema, The 31-year-old reformist monarch of the small Himalayan kingdom will wed his commoner bride later this week.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kevin Frayer / Associated PressLink
A fighter runs for cover during the battle for Surt, Moammar Kadafi's hometown and last remaining stronghold.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Majid Saeedi / Getty ImagesLink
A pedestrian walks in the rain among piles of garbage built up during a municipal workers strike. The latest 24-hour strike against the government's austerity drive also halted service on rail, bus, trolley and tram lines.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Pantelis Saitis / European Pressphoto AgencyLink
A bird flies away after attempting to land on the antlers of a resting red stag at Richmond Park, where more than 600 deer live year-round.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dan Istitene / Getty ImagesLink
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Pictures in the News | October 10, 2011
Monday’s Pictures in the News begins in Egypt, where thousands of Egyptian Coptic Christians gathered outside the Coptic Hospital to receive the bodies of relatives killed in clashes a day earlier between mostly Coptic Christians and government troops. The Coptic Church blasted authorities Monday for allowing repeated attacks on Christians as the death toll rose to more than two dozen, most of them Christians who were trying to stage a peaceful protest in Cairo over an attack on a church.
British musicians Miss Dynamite and Charlie Simpson join unemployed young people outside a job center in London to raise awareness of the large number of British youths that need jobs.
Elsewhere, a man rows a boat past a giant reclining Buddha statue submerged by a flood in Ayutthaya, Thailand; North Koreans enjoy traditional folk dancing to celebrate the 66th anniversary of the communist nation’s ruling Workers’ Party; and Bhutanese students practice a dance to be performed during the wedding festivities of King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck and future Queen Jetsun Pema in the capital of Thimphu.
Add stops in Japan, Libya and Greece and you have our report for now. Check back later in the day as we add to our Pictures in the News feature.
October 10, 2011, 12:27 pm
christians all over the world face persecutions in the hands of individuals and group of individuals,God will surely vindicate us
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