September 19, 2011

Posted September 19th, 2011 at 5:08 pm (UTC-4)
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A Palestinian sits next to his camel on the beach in Gaza City. (Reuters)

1 A Palestinian sits next to his camel on the beach in Gaza City. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Monday that he would push ahead with plans to seek full U.N. membership for a Palestinian state. (Reuters)



 
Detail of the fossil remains of a skull of a tree-climbing ape from about 20 million years ago is presented at a news conference in Paris. (Reuters)

2Fossil remains of a tree-climbing ape's jaw  from about 20 million years ago in Uganda's Karamoja region are presented at a news conference in Paris. Scientists discovered the remains on July 18 while looking for fossils in the remnants of an extinct volcano. (Reuters)

 

A man works on his laptop in the cafe of the Museum of Socialist Art in Sofia, Bulgaria, after the opening ceremony. Twenty-two years after the fall of its communist regime, Bulgaria opened on Monday its first-ever museum of the state-sponsored, propaganda art characteristic of that era. The Museum exhibited some 77 monumental sculptures, 60 paintings and 25 smaller plastic art works created between 1945 and 1989 by the most renowned sculptors and painters of the time. (AFP)

3A man works on his laptop in the cafe of the Museum of Socialist Art in Sofia. Twenty-two years after the fall of its communist regime, Bulgaria opened its first-ever museum of the state-sponsored, propaganda art characteristic of that era. (AFP)

 

Members of a German military honor guard stand in position before the start of an official state banquet in honor of Turkish President Abdullah Gul hosted by German President Christian Wulff at Bellevue Castle in Berlin. (AP)

4Members of a German military honor guard stand in position before the start of an official state banquet in honor of Turkish President Abdullah Gul hosted by German President Christian Wulff at Bellevue Castle in Berlin. (AP)

 

A woman walks near brooms placed at Copacabana beach as a form of protest in Rio de Janeiro. (Reuters)

5A woman walks near brooms placed at the beach by members of Rio de Paz (Peace River) in Rio de Janeiro. A total of 594 brooms, representing the number of congressmen in the country, were meant to symbolize the need to 'sweep off' corruption in the Brazilian National Congress. (Reuters)

 

A Pakistani woman displaced by the floods walks along a flooded road holding an axe to cut wood, in Digri district near Hyderabad, Pakistan. (AP)

6A Pakistani woman walks along a flooded road holding an axe to cut wood, in Digri district near Hyderabad, Pakistan. The U.N. appealed for $357 million Sunday to help millions of Pakistanis affected by floods that have damaged hundreds of thousands of homes. (AP)

 

Sheep shearer Paul Lambert clips wool in a woodshed in Portobello near Dunedin, New Zealand. (Reuters)

7Sheep shearer Paul Lambert clips wool in a woodshed in Portobello near Dunedin, New Zealand. (Reuters)

 

Combo picture shows fans wearing face paint with the colors of the 15 out of 20 countries participating in the 2011 Rugby World Cup. (AFP)

8Combo picture shows fans wearing face paint with the colors of the 15 out of 20 countries participating in the 2011 Rugby World Cup. (AFP)

 

An Indian boy shows a crack of damaged road in Gangtok, India. (AP)

9An Indian boy shows a crack of damaged road in Gangtok, India. Rescue workers in helicopters and earth movers raced Monday to reach villages cut off by mudslides after a powerful earthquake damaged thousands of homes in the remote Himalayan region. (AP)

 

Chinese director Liu leaps in front of a poster for "Digital Shadows: Last Generation Chinese Film" at the San Sebastian Film Festival. (Reuters)

 

Spain's team captain Juan Carlos Navarro raises the FIBA EuroBasket 2011 trophy during a celebration in central Madrid. (Reuters)

10Spain's team captain Juan Carlos Navarro raises the FIBA EuroBasket 2011 trophy during a celebration in central Madrid. Spain won their second European title after beating France in the final game. (Reuters)

 

Chairman of Tata Group Ratan Tata poses in front of a Nano car made of gold during a ceremony in Mumbai (Reuters)

11Chairman of Tata Group Ratan Tata poses in front of a Nano car made of gold during a ceremony in Mumbai, India. About 80 kg of 22 karat gold, approximately 15 kg of silver and gemstones were used to decorate the car, according to a press statement. (Reuters)

 

Waitresses wait for visitors behind empty beer mugs during rainy weather at the famous beer festival 'Oktoberfest' in Munich, southern Germany. The world's biggest beer festival runs until October 3. (AP)

12Waitresses wait for visitors behind empty beer mugs during rainy weather at the famous beer festival 'Oktoberfest' in Munich, southern Germany. The world's biggest beer festival runs until October 3. (AP)

 

Woman exercises with wooden dumbbells during a health promotion event to mark Japan's "Respect for the Aged Day" at a temple in Tokyo. (Reuters)

One Response to “September 19, 2011”

  1. david lulasa says:

    there is need for good health,in particular,regarding bones and teeth..we also need to take care of the earth,or else we wouldnt have anything to erect our states on..have a blessed time please

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