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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 IMages

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 Press

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 Press

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: EPA

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 Images

A woman passes a boulevard flanked by linden trees at the Herrenhausen Gardens in Hanover.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOCHEN LUEBKE / EPA

The bud of a corn poppy is wrapped in silk covered with dewdrops in northeastern Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PATRICK PLEUL / AFP / Getty Images

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 Images

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 Images

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 Press

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 / Reuters

A LOT Polish Airlines Boeing 767 flying from New York with 227 people on board makes an emergency landing at Warsaw's airport on Tuesday after having problems lowering its landing gear. The plane had dropped fuel and circled above Warsaw for some time, and a landing strip was especially prepared at the airport in case of a crash landing. No one was injured during the emergency landing, according to an airline spokesman.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wojtek Radwanski / AFP

A boy crosses a road as a driver tries to make his way through burning tires on a road near Beirut. The tires were set on fire and roads were blocked in several areas across the country by relatives of inmates who have had lengthy detentions at Roumieh prison without trials. The fires and road blockages are intended to protest the detentions and to demand the inmates' releases.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sharif Karim / Reuters

Libyan women pose for a picture amid the rubble of the destroyed Beit al-Samed, or Resisting House, as dubbed by slain Libyan strongman Moammar Kadafi, who placed an iconic statue of a golden-colored fist grabbing a U.S. fighter jet at the site in his Bab al-Aziziya compound after it was bombed by the U.S. in 1986. Kadafi used the house as a museum and oratory stage. National Transitional Council fighters overran the compound in August and pulled down the structure completely in October.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Joseph Eid / AFP

Veterans of the Chernobyl disaster cleanup fight with police officers during a protest in front of the parliament in Kiev. About 1,000 Ukrainian veterans are protesting a plan to reduce benefits.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sergey Polezhaka / AFP

Firefighters search through debris after an explosion at an auto repair shop on a highway in Fuquan, in southwest China's Guizhou province. Two vehicles carrying explosives detonated, killing four people, injuring dozens of others and causing several nearby buildings to collapse, authorities said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP

A woman paddles a boat through her flooded neighborhood in Bangkok. Angry residents have demanded that the sluice gate be opened to let water out of their inundated community. The floods began in July and have devastated large parts of the central Chao Phraya river basin, killing nearly 400 people and disrupting the lives of more than 2 million.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bazuki Muhammad / Reuters

In Afghanistan's Helmand province, U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Zachary Densmor, whose leg is broken, is carried by his comrades to a medevac helicopter. Densmor was hit by an improvised explosive device.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Behrouz Mehri / AFP

Russian soldiers in historical uniforms march during a military parade rehearsal on the Red Square in Moscow. The parade will take place on Nov. 7 to mark the anniversary of a historical parade in 1941 when Soviet soldiers marched through the Red Square to the front lines of World War II.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Maxim Shipenkov / EPA

Demonstrators gather in Nice, France, to urge the Group of 20 leading economies to focus on spreading global wealth more equitably instead of saving banks and pleasing financial markets. Banner at left reads: "Tax evasion is social racket."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lionel Cironneau / Associated Press

An airplane flies over graves of unnamed Filipino soldiers at a cemetery south of Manila. In commemoration of All Souls' Day, millions of Filipinos flocked to cemeteries to visit the graves of their deceased loved ones.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hannah Reyes / EPA

A polar bear shakes off water at the St-Felicien Wildlife Zoo in St-Felicien, Quebec, Canada. According to Environment Canada, Canada is home to about 15,000 of the estimated 20,000 polar bear population.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mathieu Belanger / Reuters

A giant panda cub lies on a log at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Chengdu, Sichuan province in China.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: China Daily / Reuters

Christophe Lemaire, top, riding Dunaden beats Michael Rodd riding Red Cadeaux to win the Melbourne Cup at Flemington racecourse in Melbourne. French stayer Dunaden prevailed in a thrilling nose-to-nose sprint to the line with British-trained Red Cadeaux to win the $6.2-million Melbourne Cup in a photo-finish at Flemington Race course.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Reuters

A Cambodian man herds his baby ducks at Kvet village on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Heng Sinith / Associated Press

An Afghan man, right, looks inside an accessory shop for cars while others are reflected in mirrors displayed outside the shop in Kabul.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muhammed Muheisen / Associated Press

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 Images

Indian Christian women pray beside tombs observing All Souls' Day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bikas Das / Associated Press

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 Images

A Tibetan activist is arrested by French police officers at a railway station ahead of the G20 summit.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Eric Gaillard / Reuters

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 Agency

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 Images

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 / Reuters

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 / Reuters

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 World

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 Images

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 / Reuters

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 Press

A student stretches with the help of a teacher and a classmate during a physical training session at a fine arts school in Liaoning province. Students are required to complete 12 years of training before they may take the national entrance examination to attend art college, according to local media.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sheng Li / Reuters

Steven Hinton, 20, and others from California Conservation Corps celebrate their 35th anniversary with a ``work celebration,'' by cleaning a blighted area behind Madrid Middle School in El Monte.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

A Hindu devotee crawls under a sacred cow on the eve of the Gopastami festival, which commemorates Lord Krishna becoming a cowherder, and is observed by preparing food and offering religious rituals to cows.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Noah Seelam / AFP

Britain's Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla , Duchess of Cornwall, watch schoolchildren perform a dance during a visit to Freedom Square in Soweto as part of their five-day tour of South Africa.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gareth Fuller / Associated Press

A lantern in the shape of a traditional Korean warrior stands guard over the Seoul Lantern Festival, which continues through Nov. 20.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lee Jin-man / Associated Press

Altar boys lead the procession at St. Peter's Basilica during a Mass celebrated by Pope Benedict XVI for Roman Catholic cardinals and bishops who have died this year.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tony Gentile / Reuters

An autumn moon hangs low in the sky as floodlights illuminate Saint Peter's Basilica.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alessandro Bianchi / Reuters

Marchers protesting the South Korea-U.S. free trade agreement are dispersed by riot police using water cannon near the National Assembly building. Thousands of protesters including farmers, union members and university students took part in the rally. South Korea's parliament was locked down on Thursday amid a deepening political standoff over the ruling Grand National Party's push to wrap up a free-trade deal with the U.S. in the face of bitter liberal opposition. The red banner reads: "Block the South Korea-U.S. FTA!"

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jo Yong-hak / Reuters

A demonstrator waves a flag as trash burns at an Occupy Oakland rally. Police in riot gear clashed with protesters in the early morning hours, firing tear gas to disperse crowds lingering in the streets after a day of mostly peaceful rallies against economic inequality and police brutality.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Stepham Lam / Reuters

An enterprising boat owner turned water taxi driver, center, makes change for a resident paying for a ride across a flooded area of the capital. Floods in Thailand have killed nearly 400 people and disrupted the lives of more than 2 million since July.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ADREES LATIF / Reuters

Jets are marooned by floodwaters, reachable only by boat, at the closed Don Muang airport

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Paula Bronstein / Getty Images

Crowds gather to watch as fire rages at the offices of the Admiral Superintendent Department, built during the British regime in the early 18th century, at Mumbai's naval dockyard. The cause of the blaze was not yet known and there was no word of casualties or damage estimates.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: INDRANIL MUKHERJEE / AFP

Fire boats pour water on a ferry carrying 1,230 passengers on which fire broke out after it left the Jordanian Red Sea port of Aqaba bound for the Egyptian port of Nuweiba.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABRAHAM FARAJYAN / European Pressphoto Agency

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.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BEHROUZ MEHRI / AFP / Getty Images

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.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MANJUNATH KIRAN / AFP / Getty Images

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.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANK RUMPENHORST / EPA

A farmer shepherds geese across a street.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROLAND WEIHRAUCH / AFP / Getty Images

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.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TJAHJONO ERANIUS / AFP / Getty Images

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.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PATRICK PLEUL / AFP / Getty Images

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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