San Francisco — A group of demonstrators meditates near Occupy San Francisco's encampment in the city.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: STEPHEN LAM / ReutersLink
Cotonou, Benin — Catholic faithful pray toward a statue of the Virgin Mary at St. Michel Church in Benin. Pope Benedict XVI is returning Friday to Africa, the Roman Catholic Church's fastest-growing region whose pool of aspiring priests are helping to replenish orders in Europe, where congregations are dwindling.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rebecca Blackwell / Associated PressLink
Sydney, Australia — Elderly residents are moved to a triage setup at a local church after a fire at Quakers Hill Nursing Home in Sydney. The fire reportedly started in the early hours of the morning and at least three residents were confirmed dead.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: WARREN CLARKE / EPALink
Vukovar, Croatia — A man lays flowers on a cross at Vukovar's memorial cemetery, on the 20th anniversary of the fall of Vukovar. Croatian doctors have filed war crime accusations against 19 former senior Yugoslav army commanders for the relentless shelling of a hospital in Vukovar during an 87-day siege of the eastern Croatian town in 1991.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Darko Vojinovic / Associated PressLink
London — A bee pollinates a flower in St James's Park in London. Britain continues to experience unseasonably mild weather, which is expected through the weekend.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dan Kitwood / Getty ImagesLink
Ahmedabad, India — A man does his morning exercises during sunrise at Kankaria Lake in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AMIT DAVE / ReutersLink
Naples, Italy — A woman is reflected in a mirror in the densely populated Spanish quarter of Naples. Italy's new Prime Minister Mario Monti and his new cabinet are facing their second vote of confidence to bring in new austerity measures to reduce Italy's debt.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christopher Furlong / Getty ImagesLink
Vienna — Actress Mavie Hoerbiger as Tinkerbell performs on stage during a dress rehearsal of "Peter Pan" at Burgtheater in Vienna.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: LISI NIESNER / ReutersLink
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia — Students look at a statue of a torture victim on display during the Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Tribunal exhibition in Kuala Lumpur. Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Tribunal, a non-governmental organization, will hold a trial Nov. 19-22 for former President George W. Bush and British ex-leader Tony Blair on charges of committing crimes against peace in the Iraq war.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHD RASFAN / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Birmingham, England — Jennifer Dawes of Britain performs during the women's tumbling qualification in the Trampoline and Tumbling World Championships at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDREW YATES / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Boise, Idaho — Demonstrators in Boise sit in silence facing Idaho's Maximum Security Institution in protest against the execution of Paul Ezra Rhoades. He was sentenced to death for killing 21-year-old Stacy Dawn Baldwin and 34-year-old Susan Michelbacher nearly 25 years ago.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Joe Jaszewski / Associated PressLink
Seoul, South Korea — Union members of Korea Exchange Bank shout slogans during a rally in front of the Financial Services Commission in Seoul.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lee Jin-man / Associated PressLink
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