October 11, 2011

Posted October 11th, 2011 at 2:00 pm (UTC-4)
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"Bhutan Royal Wedding"

1Bhutanese Buddhist monks perform during a rehearsal for a dance to be performed during the wedding festivities of King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck and future Queen Jetsun Pema, in the capital of Thimphu. 31 year-old reformist monarch of the small Himalayan Kingdom will wed his commoner bride later this week. (AP)

"Bhutan Royal Wedding"

2Bhutanese workers place a picture showing King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck and future Queen Jetsun Pema, at an intersection in the capital of Thimphu. (AP)

"Thailand Flood"

3Cars submerged in floods waters at a Honda car factory outside the ancient Thai capital of Ayutthaya, north of Bangkok, Thailand. (AFP)

"Libya Displaced"

4Families displaced from the fighting in Sirte, Libya, sit during the fighting between pro and anti-Gadhafi forces. (Reuters)

"Somalia Fighting"

5Residents use donkey carts as they flee from renewed fighting between Somalia government forces and Islamist militants in the Horiwaa district of southern Mogadishu. (Reuters)

"Germany Publishing House"

6Andrea Bauer of the German publishing house Droemer-Knaur makes final adjustments on a large bookshelf to present the latest publications at the book fair in Frankfurt. The Frankfurt Book Fair is the world's largest trade fair for books and will run until October 16. (Reuters)

"Switzerland Weather Flood"

7A worker walks over debris in front of the Mitholz tunnel in Mitholz in the Bernese Oberland. Heavy rainfall during the last days HAS flooded rivers in parts of Switzerland and destroyed roads and railway tracks. (Reuters)

"Singapore Jordan FIFA World Cup"

8Baha' Abdelrahman of Jordan, left, and Aleksandar Duric of Singapore, right, go for the ball during their FIFA World Cup 2014 qualifier soccer match at the Jalan Besar Stadium in Singapore. (AP)

"Germany Parrots"

9Spix's macaws Felicitas (L) and Frieda sit on a branch in their aviary at the association for the protection of endangered parrots in Schoeneiche, eastern Germany. According to the association, the Spix's macaw is the rarest parrot species in the world. (AFP)


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