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Riot police stand behind flames from molotov cocktails during clashes with protesters on a side street near Tahrir Square. Egyptians frustrated with military rule battled police in the streets again as the generals scrambled to cope with the cabinet's proffered resignation after bloodshed that has jolted plans for Egypt's first free election in decades.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GORAN TOMASEVIC / Reuters

A protester displays a tear gas canister and rubber bullet cartridges during clashes with riot police on a side street near Tahrir Square.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GORAN TOMASEVIC / Reuters

A protester has milk sprayed into his eyes to alleviate the effects of tear gas during clashes with riot police on a side street near Tahrir Square.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GORAN TOMASEVIC / Reuters

A Romanian pensioner wipes his face with a gloved hand during a protest in freezing temperatures. Hundreds of pensioners gathered at government headquarters to protest the announced freeze in pension levels in 2012, saying many cannot survive on the current income levels. The average pension in Romania is about 165 euro ($224), according to official statistics, with price levels for many basic goods at the European Union level.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Vadim Ghirda / Associated Press

South Africans protests the passage of new laws on state secrets outside parliament. Thousands protested in all major cities in South Africa against the the Protection of Information Bill on a day they dubbed Black Tuesday. South Africa's Parliament voted yes on the passage of the bill, which threatens press freedom.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NIC BOTHMA / EPA

Farmer Noor Din, 53, smokes a bidi, or an Indian leaf cigarette, in front of saccharum grass.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MUKESH GUPTA / Reuters

An orangutan before being released into the forest at Seruyan, of Tanjung Puting National Park. Indonesian Minister of Forestry Zulkifli Hasan on Monday released six out of 40 orangutans between the age of 10 to 15, which were captured illegally by villagers, after rehabilitating them at the Orangutan Care Center and Quarantine in Pangkalan Bun.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STRINGER/INDONESIA / Reuters

Members of a Kosovar folklore group perform during an official ceremony of the change of command of the Kosovo Security Forces. Serbia and Kosovo leaders began negotiations on Monday in Brussels after Serbia walked out of European Union-mediated talks in September.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: VALDRIN XHEMAJ / EPA

A leaf is covered with frost near Pattensen. Temperatures are reportedly fluctuating around freezing in Lower Saxony.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JULIAN STRATENSCHULTE / EPA

A protester holds an image of former President Gloria Arroyo during a protest in front of the Supreme Court. A lawyer for Arroyo expressed outrage that police mug shots taken of the former Philippine president in a hospital after she was arrested were leaked to the media. The photos, splashed across a best-selling newspaper, were taken Saturday at one of Manila's most exclusive hospitals, a day after the 64-year-old was charged and arrested with conspiring to rig the 2007 senatorial election.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NOEL CELIS / AFP / Getty Images

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Tuesday’s Pictures in the News begins in Cairo, where Egyptian demonstrators clashed with riot police in the streets. Thousands of protesters swarmed Cairo’s Tahrir Square to demand an end to military rule, heightening tension after days of deadly clashes that threatened to derail next week’s first free election in decades. See Gallery

At other protests around the globe, hundreds of pensioners gathered in freezing temperatures in Bucharest, Romania, at the government headquarters to protest the announced freeze in pension levels in 2012. saying many cannot survive on the current income levels; South Africans demonstrated against the passing of the Protection of Information Bill, dubbing the day Black Tuesday; and a protester holds an image of former president Gloria Arroyo during a protest in front of the Supreme Court in Manila.

Elsewhere, members of a Kosovar folklore group perform during an official ceremony of the change of command of the Kosovo Security Forces in Pristina and the Indonesian Minister of Forestry released six out of 40 orangutans captured illegally by villagers after rehabilitating them.

2 Comments

  1. November 25, 2011, 12:58 pm

    pristina is actually in the Republic of Kosovo and not in Serbia and Montenegro, a country which does not even exist anymore.

    By: john@hotmail.com
  2. November 27, 2011, 6:25 am

    John is correct, Prishtina is in Kosovo. LA Times, would it be possible to correct the caption?

    By: aj@hotmail.com

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