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Tourists from Canada have their car raided by baboons at Miller's Point.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Schalk van Zuydam / Associated Press

Two women kiss at a demonstration against same-sex marriage and adoption by gay and lesbian couples.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gerard Julien / AFP / Getty Images

The St. Louis Rams are a long way from home, at London Colney. They will be playing the New England Patriots.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Scott Heavey / Getty Images

Susan Boyle and the Scottish Military Wives Choir launch the Poppy Scotland appeal. The campaign supports Scotland's former service members and their families.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeff J. Mitchell / Getty Images

A Palestinian activist is arrested by Israeli soldiers as dozens of Palestinians block the entrance to a Rami Levy supermarket in the Shaar Binyamin Jewish settlement in the West Bank.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ahmad Gharabli / AFP / Getty Images

One of the many injured when a bakery was shelled is taken for treatment.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Narciso Contreras / Associated Press

Striking Anglo Gold Ashanti workers sing the national anthem at a meeting near Shaft 3. Anglo Gold Ashanti has announced that it would fire 12,000 miners after negotiations between the mine and unions failed.


Bangladeshi Hindu devotees apply vermillion during Durga Puja festivities. The festival commemorates the slaying of a demon king by lion-riding, 10-armed Goddess Durga, marking the triumph of good over evil.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: A.M. Ahad / Associated Press

An idol of Goddess Durga is carried by devotees into the river Ganga on the last day of the Durga Puja festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Piyal Adhikary / EPA

South Korean civilians escape from mock chemical materials during an anti-poisonous gas terror drill as part of an ongoing domestic joint military drill.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lee Jin-man / Associated Press

Pakistanis walk in a livestock market set up in a field for the upcoming Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, or Feast of Sacrifice.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muhammed Muheisen / Associated Press

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Wednesday’s Pictures in the News begins in South Africa,  where baboons go on a snack attack at Miller’s Point on the outskirts of Cape Town. In Europe, two women stage their own protest  at a demonstration against same-sex marriage in Marseille, France. Across the channel, the St.  Louis Rams bring their version of football to England for a game against the New England Patriots.

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Elsewhere, Pakistanis get ready for the upcoming Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha on the outskirts of Islamabad; South Korean civilians take part in emergency drills; and devotees take part in the last day of the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, India.

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