Oakland — Police detain a demonstrator at the Occupy Oakland encampment. Oakland officials began clearing out the weeks-old encampment early Monday after issuing several warnings to demonstrators.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Paul Sakuma / Associated PressLink
Oakland — Protesters stage a mock marriage as police conduct the eviction of the Occupy Oakland campsite.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Beck Diefenbach / ReutersLink
Sana'a, Yemen — A Yemeni child receives a polio vaccination at a health center as part of a nationwide polio immunization campaign targeting more than 4.5 million children younger than 5.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Yahya Arhab / EPALink
Attock, Pakistan — Pakistani villagers stand near the wreckage of a fighter jet that crashed near the capital of Islamabad. Pakistan's air force says its jet crashed during a training mission because of a technical problem. The pilot was killed in the crash, officials said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ghulam Shabbir / Associated PressLink
Nafplio, Greece — A group of flamingos gathers on the coast of Nea Kios in Nafplio in southern Greece. Flamingos use the wetland as a rest stop during their winter migration south.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Evangelos Bougiotis / European Pressphoto AgencyLink
Beit Lahia, Gaza Strip — A man holds a Palestinian flag as another inspects a Hamas compound damaged in an Israeli air strike. Reports state that the airstrike killed a police officer and wounded four others.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ali Ali / European Pressphoto AgencyLink
Savichi, Belarus — Belarussian Emergency Ministry workers collect used pesticide at a burial site in a forest near the village of Savichi. About 950 tons of pesticides, including DDT, were extracted from the ground, loaded in plastic barrels and prepared for transportation for utilization in Germany, according to participants.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Vasily Fedosenko / ReutersLink
Conakry, Guinea — Guinean lawyers take part in a march. Lawyers started Monday on an unlimited strike as they call to sue Conakry's governor, Sekou Resco Camara, whom they accuse of illegally confining three human rights activists.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Cellou Binali / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Duisburg, Germany — "Tiger and Turtle," a sculpture designed by Heike Mutter und Ulrich Genth that resembles a roller coaster, is silhouetted against the blue sky. Pedestrians are allowed to walk on parts of the sculpture.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Frank Augstein / Associated PressLink
Pamplona, Spain — A man drinks coffee in an empty coffee bar. The European Union warned that the 17-country Eurozone could slip into "a deep and prolonged recession" next year as the debt crisis shows alarming signs of spinning out of control. Spain has suffered a long economic crisis with more than 5 million unemployed.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alvaro Barrientos / Associated PressLink
Mt. Nyamulagira, Congo — Mt. Nyamulagira in eastern Congo is seen erupting. Virunga National Park is inviting tourists on an overnight trek to view a spectacular eruption of the mountain, where rivers of incandescent lava are flowing slowly north into an uninhabited part of the park but pose no danger to its critically endangered mountain gorillas.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Cai Tjeenk Willink / Associated PressLink
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