Fire killed more than 110 people in the Tazreen Fashion plant and prompted protests about working conditions.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP / Getty ImagesLink
A Bangladeshi man reacts as he looks for his son's body outside a garment factory where a fire killed more than 110 people.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated PressLink
Residents use an old aqueduct with planks on it as a shortcut to a neighboring village.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMMAD ALI / EPALink
Firefighters work to control a fire from an oil tanker after an accident on an expressway. No injuries were reported but the fire forced the closure of the expressway for six hours.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated PressLink
Afghan refugee children warm themselves in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muhammed Muheisen / Associated PressLink
A Hindu holy man looks on from the banks of the Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges and Yamuna, and the mythical Saraswati.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SANJAY KANOJIA / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
The Shiodome is decorated for Christmas.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KAZUHIRO NOGI / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Members of a Kosovar folklore group perform during an official ceremony of KSF day in Pristina. The ceremony was dedicated also to the celebration of the national Albanian flag day and the 100th anniversary of Albanian independence.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: VALDRIN XHEMAJ / EPALink
Flood water in Tewkesbury in western England turns a bicyclist into a pedestrian.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Davies / Associated PressLink
Sea gulls enjoy sunrise.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DANIEL REINHARDT / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
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Pictures in the News | November 26, 2012
Monday’s Pictures in the News begins in Bangledesh, where garment workers walk on the burned stairs of the nine-story Tazreen Fashion plant in Dhaka. Garment workers staged mass protests to demand the end to “deathtrap” labor conditions after Bangladesh’s worst textile factory fire in history Saturday claimed more than 110 lives.
A slice of life image from Indonesia shows a student on a bicycle taking a popular shortcut on an aqueduct that separates Plumpungan Village and Suro Village on his way to school in Karanganyar.
Elsewhere, a couple enjoy Christmas illumination with LED lights that changes into seven colors in Tokyo’s Shiodome; members of a Kosovar folklore group perform in Pristina; and a pedestrian pushes his bike through flood water in the town Tewkesbury in western England after heavy rain and strong winds battered areas of Britain over the weekend, killing two people and flooding 800 homes.
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