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An American Film Institute student plays saxophone during a break in filming a movie in the China Town section of Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Dan LaMoore of Electric Time Co. moves a clock face at their plant between a large tower clock, left, bound for King of Prussia, Pa., and a post clock headed to South Jordan, Utah. Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Elise Amendola / Associated Press

A medic from the Army's Task Force Lift "Dust Off," Charlie Company 1-171 Aviation, fixes a cervical collar for a wounded Marine from the General Support Motor Transport Company, 2nd Supply Battalion, as a fellow Marine comforts him in a helicopter in Helmand province. The Marine was wounded when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device during a mission in Helmand province.


Pedestrians chat on a street in the Monastiraki district. Greek lawmakers prepared for a crucial confidence vote for the country's embattled Socialist government following an international financial crisis sparked by a Greek government plan to hold a referendum on Europe's new major debt deal.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Petros Giannakouris / Associated Press

Protesting women symbolically spin their green shawls above their heads to express their unity during the "Bangalore Chalo" protest rally. The rally, participated in by farmers and their wives, was organized to protest corruption in the state of Karnataka.


Indian camel herders negotiate the rates as they sell their animals against setting sun at the Pushkar fair in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Pushkar, located on the banks of Pushkar Lake, is a popular Hindu pilgrimage spot that is also frequented by tourists for its annual cattle fair and camel races.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Manish Swarup / Associated Press

The playing surface certainly falls short of champions league standards. Youths have a kick-about on a thick carpet of golden leaves in at the Guenthersburg park.


A farmer shepherds geese across a street.


Papuan Amungme tribesmen armed with traditional bows and arrows perform a ceremony before a strikers' road blockade at the U.S. Freeport-McMoran gold and copper mine, vowing support to defend the blockade. The strikes have also triggered ambushes and clashes with police that have killed eight people in the vicinity of the mine north of Timika town. Around 8,000 of Freeport, Indonesia's, 23,000 workers have been on strike for more than a month in restive Papua province, demanding drastic wage increases and better working conditions.


An unidentified woman places flowers on the coffins carrying the remains of 77 unknown German soldiers from World War II during a reburial ceremony at Germany's largest military cemetery. The remains were found in the area last month.


Rescuers carry an injured miner out of the Qianqiu coal mine of Yima Coal Group. Rescuers pulled seven injured miners to the surface Friday and were trying to reach 50 others trapped after an explosion in the coal mine, the state media reported.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Zhu Xiang / Associated Press

Extreme Russian nationalists shout slogans at a rally marking National Unity Day. The new holiday, marking the end of foreign intervention in Russia in 1612, was created in 2005 to replace the traditional Nov. 7 celebration of the 1917 Bolshevik rise to power. It has been seized upon by extreme nationalists.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dmitry Lovetsky / Associated Press

South Korean firefighters wearing protective gear stand by during an anti-radioactivity terrorism drill for possible terrorist attacks.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lee Jin-man / Associated Press

A Palestinian boy looks up as Islamic Jihad militants take part in a rally marking the 16th anniversary of the killing of Fathi Shiqaqi, the movement's founder, in the northern Gaza Strip. The militants have accused Israel's spy agency Mossad of assassinating Shiqaqi in Malta in 1995.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ibraheem Abu Mustafa / Reuters

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Friday’s Pictures in the News begins with the hands of time – so to speak. A worker with the Electric Time Co. readies clock faces bound for Utah and Pennsylvania ahead of the end of Daylight Saving Time, which ends on at 2 a.m. Sunday, when and clocks will be set back one hour.

In Afghanistan, we bring you an intimate image of a medic attending to a wounded Marine in a med-evac helicopter after he sustained a head injury from an improvised explosive device.

We have Greeks on the street in Athens, where lawmakers are preparing for a crucial confidence vote for the country’s embattled Socialist government, following an international financial crisis sparked by a Greek government plan to hold a referendum on Europe’s new major debt deal.

Elsewhere, the remains of 77 unknown German soldiers from World War II are reburied in the east German town of Halbe; extreme Russian nationalists shout slogans at a rally marking National Unity Day in St.Petersburg; and Islamic Jihad militants take part in a rally marking the 16th anniversary of the killing of Fathi Shiqaqi, the movement’s founder, in the northern Gaza Strip.

Add stops in India, Germany, Indonesia and China to round out the report.

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