Young revelers take part in La Calabiuza parade on the eve of the Day of the Dead. During the celebration, the residents of Tonacatepeque, originally an indigenous community, recall the characters of the mythology of Cuzcatlan and their dead relatives.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: OSCAR RIVERA / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Indian Christian women pray beside tombs observing All Souls' Day.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bikas Das / Associated PressLink
An anti-G20 protester takes part in a sit-in outside the Palais de Justice in support of another protester who was arrested. Anti-G20 demonstrators have gathered ahead of the arrival of the world's top economic leaders for the G20 summit in Cannes this week.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christopher Furlong / Getty ImagesLink
A Tibetan activist is arrested by French police officers at a railway station ahead of the G20 summit.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Eric Gaillard / ReutersLink
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange waves to fans after departing the High Court, where he lost his appeal against extradition from the United Kingdom to Sweden on sexual assault charges.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andy Rain / European PressPhoto AgencyLink
Kim Kardashian arrives at the Kardashian Kollection Handbag launch at Hugo's, two days after filing for divorce a little more than two months after her lavish wedding.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lisa Maree Williams / Getty ImagesLink
Veterans involved in the cleanup operation after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster protest against authorities' initiative to cut social benefits near the government headquarters.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gleb Garanich / ReutersLink
Soldiers drive armored vehicles through a flooded street en route to higher ground. Thai authorities tried to stem growing anger among flood victims as water swamped new neighborhoods and the government began mapping out a plan costing billions of dollars to prevent a repeat disaster.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Damir Sagolj / ReutersLink
Police officers detain a man affiliated with the Occupy Tulsa movement at downtown's Centennial Green. Police made the arrest sweep after warning demonstrators they were in violation of a city curfew and giving them time to leave voluntarily before their forcible removal.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeff Lautenberger / Tulsa WorldLink
Two dummies are hung from the bridge of a main avenue, placed in solidarity with civilian victims in Mexico of the ongoing confrontations between drug traffickers and the Mexican government. The dummies were hung next to a banner, not shown, that read: "In Mexico this scene is real. National Emergency: 50,000 dead."
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Daniel Caselli / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Eleven-year-old Rustam feeds his family's goat ahead of the Eid al-Adha festival, in which Muslims kill sheep, goats, cows and camels to commemorate the prophet Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son Ismail on God's command.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Athar Hussain / ReutersLink
Kashmiri children walk though a garden as partially dried leaves of Chinar trees are seen in the background on the outskirts of town.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mukhtar Khan / Associated PressLink
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