Rescuers pull 13-year-old Ferhat Tokay from the rubble of a collapsed building 108 hours after Sunday's 7.2-magnitude quake hit eastern Turkey. Officials say the death toll from the earthquake has gone up to 570.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated PressLink
Spectators watch as a Delta II rocket launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. NASA launched the satellite to monitor long-term climate change and short-term weather conditions.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: GENE BLEVINS / ReutersLink
Indonesian clown Andri Hendri performs in a commuter train in Jakarta. Hendri, who works as a clown at children's birthday parties on Sundays, can earn about $14 a day from commuters when he performs on trains.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BEAWIHARTA / ReutersLink
Cemetery maintenance workers are silhouetted as they finish cleaning several graves ahead of All Souls Day.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: CHERYL RAVELO / ReutersLink
An outline of frost clings to the edge of fallen leaves.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Amy Sancetta / Associated PressLink
Russian police officers detain an activist from the "Other Russia" opposition movement during a protest outside a court.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DENIS SINYAKOV / ReutersLink
Riot police surround university students who broke into the National Assembly area during a rally against the South Korea-U.S. free trade agreement.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JO YONG-HAK / ReutersLink
A young visitor lights a candle after St.Paul's Cathedral was reopened to the public. It was closed for a week for first time since World War II due to hundreds of Occupy London protesters who are camped in the churchyard.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDY RAIN / EPALink
Department of conservation staff and volunteers assist a stranded gray-beaked whale.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROSS BROWN / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
A model wears a creation made of pasta and quail eggs by chef and food designer Roland Trettl. A museum is presenting around 50 photographs created by Trettl and photographer Helge Kirchberger showing models wearing fashion made of vegetables, fish skin, octopuses, caul fat and other food.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ODD ANDERSEN / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Palestinian stone-throwers clash with Israeli forces following a weekly demonstration against Israeli settlement expansion.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABBAS MOMANI / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
A Thai woman kisses her pet parrot along a flooded street.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Aaron Favila / Associated PressLink
A relative of a missing Kashmiri youth participates in a protest demonstration. According to the Assn. of Parents of Disappeared Persons, 8,000 to 10,000 people have gone missing since 1989 after being arrested by Indian security forces and other security agencies.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dar Yasin / Associated PressLink
A fisherman transfers his catch at the end of the day on the banks of the Brahmaputra River.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anupam Nath / Associated PressLink
People dressed in yellow -- the color adopted by the phone and broadband company Telenet -- line up outside a Telenet store. The first 20 people totally dressed in yellow to enter the store were to receive a free iPhone 4s.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DIRK WAEM / EPALink
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