Tibetan Buddhist nun Den Zen, 51, and a pet Tibetan highland sheep at the entrance to the prayer room illuminated by yak butter candles, at Rongbuk Monastery, the highest monastery in the world, perched at the base of Mt. Everest.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BARBARA WALTON / EPALink
Filipino activists gesture as they call for the prosecution of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo during a rally outside the Supreme Court.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCIS R. MALASIG / EPALink
A dog in a baby stroller at the Occupy L.A. camp almost 24 hours after the deadline to vacate the park at City Hall.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles TimesLink
Fadila Mohammed, 90, is helped to hold up her inked thumb that shows she has voted at a polling station. Polls opened for a second day of voting in Egypt's landmark parliamentary elections, the first since Hosni Mubarak's ouster in a popular uprising earlier this year.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Amr Nabil / Associated PressLink
Artists perform during a Vietnamese and Danish street art festival. The crown prince of Denmark is on an official visit to Vietnam.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: LUONG THAI LINH / EPALink
Chinese artist Dodo performs during a press presentation of the Chinese National Circus at the Europa-Park.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROLF HAID / EPALink
A protester stands in front of a police line during a rally near the Cabinet of Ministers building. Over 3,000 veterans of the Soviet-Afghan war and the Chernobyl nuclear power accident protested planned cuts to their social benefits.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEY DOLZHENKO / EPALink
Prum Chhorn, 58, who is HIV-positive, rests at the Khmer-Soviet Hospital. People around the world will observe World AIDS Day on Thursday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAMRANG PRING / ReutersLink
A black-headed gull (Larus ridibundus) swoops in for food at Dianchi Lake in the capital of southwest China's Yunnan province. Since 1985, tens of thousands of black-headed gulls have flown to Kunming from Siberia to spend the winter.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JASON LEE / ReutersLink
An anti-nuclear protester demonstrates against the arrival of nuclear waste at a storage site.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHANNES EISELE / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
A Pakistani human rights activist lights candles to pay tribute during a demonstration to Pakistani soldiers killed in a NATO strike. Pakistan decided to boycott a key international conference on Afghanistan next month, widening its protest over lethal cross-border NATO strikes and exacerbating a deep crisis in U.S. ties.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AAMIR QURESHI / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
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