In this image captured using a zoom lens, Muslim pilgrims cast stones at a pillar as part of the hajj pilgrimage.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hassan Ammar / Associated PressLink
A ram makes a break for it as residents wash their sacrificial sheep in the Atlantic Ocean in preparation for the Eid al-Adha feast.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rebecca Blackwell / Associated PressLink
A man places a goat into the trunk of a cab at a marketplace on the eve of the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bikas Das / Associated PressLink
Relatives carry a wounded victim of a suicide bomb attack.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: EPALink
Soldiers stand guard outside a mosque as worshippers arrive for Eid al-Adha prayers.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jalil Rezayee / EPALink
Pilgrims placed crosses with the names of friends and family next to a chapel to commemorate them.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Karl-Josef Hildenbrand / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Filipino Catholics welcome the statue of St. Pedro Calungsod at Immaculate Conception Cathedral.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Noel Celis / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
A satellite image shows Hurricane Sandy.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NOAA / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
An Armenian soldier of the self-proclaimed republic of Nagorno-Karabagh looks trough a vision slit of his dugout at the frontline on the border with Azerbaijan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Karen Minasyan / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Berlin Dungeon actors in horror costumes perform during a promotional event at the Brandenburg Gate.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Marc Tirl / EPALink
Snow and frost crust branches in the season's first snow.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matthias Strauss / EPALink
A rope-access worker ascends past the 69th floor of the Shard skyscraper.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Oli Scarff / Getty ImagesLink
A model poses before the Bodyspectra body painting event in Cape Town. Proceeds go to the Amy Biehl Foundation, which helps children from disadvantaged backgrounds through the arts.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nic Bothma / EPALink
More galleries on Frameworkreturn to gallery
Friday's Pictures in the News begins in the Middle East, where thousands of Israeli troops, backed by tanks, warplanes and gunboats, pressed deeper into the Gaza Strip as... View Post»
Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where students, friends and family line up to sign a poster memorializing Dorsey High student Jennifer Bonilla,... View Post»
Monday's Pictures in the News begins along historic Route 66, where Elmer E. Long, the owner of the Bottle Tree Ranch along Route 66 in Oro Grande, Calif., continues to collect... View Post»
The annual rush to shop this holiday season got underway in earnest on Thanksgiving as retailers began putting out their Black Friday specials early, and crowds showed up to... View Post»
In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: A model provides her own lighting for a backstage photo shoot ahead of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Sydney, Australia; workouts are... View Post»
The National September 11 Memorial in New York opens to the public a day after the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks; in Pochuta, Guatemala, residents protest the reelection... View Post»
A passenger jet flies past the famed London Eye against the backdrop of a moon two days from being full; across the River Thames, nearby buildings tower over the city's Canary... View Post»
What do you do on Sept. 9, 2010, if you are in Taipei? Get married — at least that's what 163 couples did at the nine-nine-nine-nine-nine-nine nuptials held to mark the... View Post»
Each week we bring you the best images from around the world in our Week in Pictures photo gallery. This week's images explore the aftermath of devastating floods in... View Post»