A woman lays a bunch of flowers in the central cemetery one day before All Saints' Day. Millions of Hungarians used the sunny and unusually warm weekend to visit the cemeteries across the country to pay their respects to their ancestors.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ATTILA KISBENEDEK / AFP / Getty IMagesLink
Newborn Pakistani babies receive phototherapy treatment against neonatal jaundice at the nursery room of a hospital. Countries around the world marked the world's population reaching 7 billion Monday with lavish ceremonies for newborn infants symbolizing the milestone and warnings that there may be too many humans for the planet's resources.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nathalie Bardou / Accociated PressLink
Workers from the Connecticut Department of Transportation remove a traffic signal that had fallen from a downed line on Route 5. The unseasonably early nor'easter had utility companies struggling to restore electricity to more than 3 million homes and businesses.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jessica Hill / Associated PressLink
A Russian Proton-M carrier rocket is transported to the launch pad at the Baikonur cosmodrome. Three Glonass-M navigation satellites will be launched on Nov. 4 aboard the Proton-M. Glonass is Russia's Global Positioning System designed for military and civilian usage.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: EPALink
A severely wounded U.S. Marine hit by an improvised explosive device (IED) is carried by his comrades to a medevac helicopter of the U.S. Army, to be airlifted in Helmand province. The Marine was hit by an IED, lost both his legs. All foreign combat troops will leave Afghanistan by the end of 2014 and will require the Afghan army and police to play an ever-greater role in fighting the Taliban insurgency.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BEHROUZ MEHRI / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
A woman passes a boulevard flanked by linden trees at the Herrenhausen Gardens in Hanover.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOCHEN LUEBKE / EPALink
The bud of a corn poppy is wrapped in silk covered with dewdrops in northeastern Germany.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PATRICK PLEUL / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Some 14,345 Chinese participants attempt to set a new Guinness World Record as they gather for a bath at a hot spring in southwest China's Chongqing municipality. The former world record was 10,121 people having a hot spring bath at the same time in China's Hubei province.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Residents stand on a makeshift shelter next to a temple as the night falls on the flood waters near the Chao Praya river in Bangkok. Residents living along canals in parts of northern Bangkok were warned to be ready to evacuate because of the spread of floods that have so far spared most of the Thai capital.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NICOLAS ASFOURI / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
A Thai boy uses a broom to paddle a plastic container along a flooded area at Laksi district in Bangkok. Thailand's prime minister said Monday that she hopes the process of draining floodwater through Bangkok can be sped up now that peak high tides that made the city's main waterway rise to record levels have passed.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Aaron Favila / Associated PressLink
Activists from women's rights organization FEMEN scrub the paving stones as they stage a protest in front of the entrance to the building where former FMI head Dominique Strauss-Kahn lives in Paris.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: GONZALO FUENTES / ReutersLink
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