An elderly activist of the Ukrainian Communist Party shouts during the rally on Independence Square in Kiev. Ukrainian communists and nationalists clashed in scuffles in rival marches marking the anniversary of the October Revolution of 1917 that brought the Bolsheviks to power.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sergei Supinsky / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
A student is arrested by riot police during a rally in downtown Santiago, Chile. About 30 students have occupied Santiago's town hall as part of a rally demanding changes in the public state education system. Chilean students have been protesting for a free and better education for the last six months.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Victor Ruiz Caballero / ReutersLink
A member of the Occupy Atlanta movement is arrested at Woodruff Park. The Occupy group was trying to reoccupy the park it had been encamped in for the second night in a row.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Erik S. Lesser / Associated PressLink
The last of the summer roses are dusted with a coating of frost as the first freezing temperatures descend on Britain in Knutsford. The roses are the last blooms to survive the Summer at Curbishleys specialist rose nursery in Cheshire.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christopher Furlong / Getty ImagesLink
Members of the public view crosses in Scotland's first Field of Remembrance in Princess Street Gardens in Edinburgh. Volunteers helped plant about 11,000 remembrance crosses as a temporary memorial to mark the 90th anniversary of the Scottish Poppy Appeal.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeff J. Mitchell / Getty ImagesLink
An aerial view of cars parked on a highway in a flooded district just outside Bangkok. More than seven major industrial parks in Bangkok and thousands of factories have been closed in the central Thai province of Ayutthaya and Nonthaburi, and millions of tons of rice have been damaged. Thailand is experiencing the worst flooding in more than 50 years, which has affected more than 9 million people.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Paula Bronstein / Getty ImagesLink
Children chase a kite as they play on the second day of Eid al-Adha in Kabul.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Umit Bektas / ReutersLink
A fisherman throws a fish during the traditional carp haul at a lake in the village of Bosilec, near the south Bohemian town of Trebon. Carp, served traditionally during Czech Christmas Eve dinners, is fished mostly from southern Bohemian lakes.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Petr Josek / ReutersLink
A rainbow crowns the Havana skyline.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Desmond Boylan / ReutersLink
A young Indian Muslim girl gestures as others offer prayers during Eid al-Adha, meaning "Feast of Sacrifice," in New Delhi. This most important Islamic holiday marks the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gurinder Osan / Associated PressLink
Folk artists from India's northeastern Manipur state perform during the closing ceremony of a national- level folk dance and theater competition in Allahabad.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rajesh Kumar Singh / Associated PressLink
Indonesia's Titus Bonai, right, battles for the ball with Cambodia's Pheak Rady during their Southeast Asian Games Group A soccer match at Gelora Bung Karno stadium in Jakarta.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dita Alangkara / Associated PressLink
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