Occupy Wall Street protesters rally in a small park on Canal Street. Police evicted the protesters from their base in Zuccotti Park overnight. The National Lawyers Guild obtained a court order allowing the protesters to return with their tents to the park, where they have camped for two months. The guild said the injunction prevents the city from enforcing park rules on the protesters.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Seth Wenig / Associated PressLink
Occupy Wall Street protesters kiss while standing atop a bus stop during the unannounced raid by police.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDREW BURTON / ReutersLink
People meditate after returning to Zuccotti Park. Police in riot gear swept into the Lower Manhattan park to remove hundreds of Occupy Wall Street demonstrators who had been camping there for more than eight weeks to protest income inequality. Authorities opened the park again for a short time, then closed it shortly after claiming more maintenance work needed to be done.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Peter Foley / BloombergLink
Protesters clash with riot police as they try to march closer to the U.S. Embassy. The protesters staged a rally against the two-day visit of U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to mark the 60th anniversary of the Mutual Defense Treaty signed by the U.S. and the Philippines.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bullit Marquez / Associated PressLink
World Wildlife Foundation activists dressed as orangutans hang on ropes down the side of a clothing store in front of the Palace of Culture. The activists unveiled a large banner reading "Help!" down the side of a building to raise awareness on the loss of orangutan habitats.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KACPER PEMPEL / ReutersLink
A man walks by a graffiti-filled wall in the center of the city. The deep crisis and recession in Greece, coupled with heavy austerity, is an inspiration for street artists in the Greek capital.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ORESTIS PANAGIOTOU / EPALink
A daisy is covered with hoar frost. After the frosty night, the day was expected to be sunny in North Rhine-Westphalia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROLAND WEIHRAUCH / EPALink
13-month-old elephant Rania stretches her trunk out to touch the nose of her mahut during the Sonepur Mela in India. The cattle fair, held in the Indian state of Bihar, has its origins in ancient times, when people traded elephants and horses across the auspicious river Ganges. The mela used to attract traders from places as distant as Central Asia. It is one of Asia's largest cattle fairs and lasts for two weeks.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Daniel Berehulak / Getty ImagesLink
A vendor hangs a Chinese paper umbrella onto a string at his stall in an antique market.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROONEY CHEN / ReutersLink
A baby sleeps on a hammock.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Heng Sinith / Associated PressLink
A woman strolls in Via Condotti, a street of luxury shops. Both the center-left Democratic Party and ex-Premier Silvio Berlusconi's Peoples of Liberty Party said they fully backed Italy's premier-designate Mario Monti. But investors worried that they might pull their support in the future if austerity measures proved unpalatable, undermining the success of much-needed reforms.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gregorio Borgia / Associated PressLink
String-puppets hang in a mask shop as people pass by.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NAVESH CHITRAKAR / ReutersLink
The Patrouille Acrobatique de France team performs at the Dubai Airshow in the Gulf emirate, where aircraft manufacturers are vying to increase their share of the Middle East market, which they expect to continue to boom over the next two decades.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KARIM SAHIB / AFP / Getty IMagesLink
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