A protester waves Egypt's flag as riot police fire tear gas during clashes near Tahrir Square. Street violence flared again Wednesday as protesters denounced an agreement forged by Egypt's ruling generals and mostly Islamist parties for a swifter transfer to civilian rule.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AMR ABDALLAH DALSH / REUTERSLink
A plea for donations is written in chalk next to a collection basket in the Occupy London protest camp in front of St. Paul's Cathedral.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: OLIVIA HARRIS / REUTERSLink
Riot police secure railroad tracks to thwart environmental activists who threatened to block the line to stop a train loaded with nuclear waste headed to Germany.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Vincent / Associated PressLink
Anti-nuclear activists attend a nighttime vigil protesting the same train carrying nuclear waste from France to Germany.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: TOBIAS SCHWARZ / REUTERSLink
Supporters of the Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh, or Indian Workers Group, participate in a rally to demand more protection for worker rights in the ongoing economic reform process and financial crisis.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kevin Frayer / Associated PressLink
Boys light candles near the Presidential Palace to mark the second anniversary of the massacre in Maguindanao province of at least 57 people, including 32 journalists and staff. The group was on its way to file election papers for gubernatorial candidate Esmael Mangudadatu when they were attacked. The then-sitting governor, Andal Ampatuan Sr., patriarch of a powerful local clan and father of a candidate to replace him, is among nearly 100 suspects being tried on murder charges in the massacre.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bullit Marquez / Associated PressLink
Despite signs of life in midafternoon, it was a down day for the DAX stock market, as tracked by this chart.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AMANDA ANDERSEN / REUTERSLink
Zenit St. Petersburg fans cheer on their team during the Champions League Group G soccer match against APOEL Nicosia at Petrovsky Stadium.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALEXANDER DEMIANCHUK / REUTERSLink
Balloon handlers inflate a cartoon character for its journey above the streets of New York during preparations for Thursday's 85th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jemal Countess / Getty ImagesLink
One turkey that won't be on a Thanksgiving table looks around its pen at Seven Acres Farm on Wednesday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BRIAN SNYDER / REUTERSLink
A malfunctioning rotating sign at News International's headquarters is an apt symbol of the disarray that has struck News Corp.'s British newspaper arm.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDREW WINNING / REUTERSLink
Models present creations by fashion design students from the Shenkar Academy at Tel Aviv Fashion Week. The three-day event that began Monday is the first fashion week to be held in Israel since the 1980s.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BAZ RATNER / REUTERSLink
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