Nobel Peace Prize winner Mohamed ElBaradei, center, speaks during a rally over President Mohamed Morsi decrees in Tahrir Square.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KHALED ELFIQI / EPALink
Egyptian protesters shout slogans during a rally over President Mohamed Morsi decrees in Tahrir Square. Egyptians held rallies in several cities against Morsi's decree broadening his powers and a constitution drafted by an Islamist-controlled constituent assembly.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KHALED ELFIQI / EPALink
A woman demonstrates with a poster reading "Justice is cheaper than gun fires." Tunisia's prime minister accused opposition parties and unions Thursday of provoking three days of violent clashes in Siliana and pleaded for patience while the government tackles the nation's economic problems.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Amine Landoulsi / Associated PressLink
A Palestinian Christian youth hangs the national flag on a cross as others pray at St. George Melkite Greek Catholic Church, also know as the Church of the Ten Lepers. Palestinians celebrated the United Nations General Assembly votes on a resolution to upgrade the status of the Palestinian Authority to a nonmember observer state.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mohammed Ballas / Associated PressLink
M23 rebels withdraw through the hills, having left their position in the village of Karuba. Hundreds of Congolese rebels withdrew from frontline positions around Goma as promised under a regionally brokered deal, while police entered the key eastern city to take control.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PHIL MOORE / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Members of Swiss trade union Unia hold red umbrellas while forming the shape of a large fish apparently swimming after a smaller one in Zurich. The action was reportedly part of a protest against financial sharks.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: WALTER BIERI / EPALink
The new 360-degree panorama for the exhibition "Dresden - Myth of a Baroque Royal Seat" at the Asisi PAnometer is lighted blue to represent nighttime in Dresden.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARNO BURGI / EPALink
Visitors walk past exhibits of the show "Samoa - Pearl of the Pacific" at the Museum of ethnology. The special exhibition was organized on the occasion of Samoa's 50th anniversary of independence.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AXEL HEIMKEN / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
The power stations of the Selby area, northern England, send smoke into the sky as a man carries a sack of feed for pheasants across the flood plains of Ryther and Cawood during an early morning autumn sunrise as the floodwater makes the daily task more difficult.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: John Giles / Associated PressLink
A model showcases a creation by French designer Maurizio Galante during the French Couture 2012 Singapore fashion show.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wong Maye-E / Associated PressLink
Students show their hands painted to look like red ribbons during a World AIDS Day event at a school, one day before the 2012 AIDS day.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Students become emotional during a vigil for a student who died in an apparent suicide on a pedestrian bridge near Bennion Junior High School in Taylorsville, Utah.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kim Raff / The Salt Lake TribuneLink
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