November 17, 2011

Posted November 17th, 2011 at 3:30 pm (UTC-4)
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"New York Occupy Wall Street"

"Burma Aung San Suu Kyi"

1Burma's democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi speaks to crowd as she visits Mother's Home Free Education Center in outskirts of Rangoon along with Andrew John Bower Mitchell, unseen, member of parliament and secretary of state for International Development of Britain. (AP)

"bangladesh Fire"

2Merina Begum tries to salvage her belongings after a fire in a slum at Rayerbazar in Dhaka, Bangladesh. More than 250 shanties have been burned down as a blaze swept through the slum, the local fire department said. (Reuters)

"Netherlands EU Financial Crisis"

3A customer leaves a shop advertising its closing sale in the center of Amsterdam, Netherlands. The Dutch economy contracted for the first time in more than a year in the third quarter as export growth slowed and investment declined. (AP)

"Japan Bhutan"

4Bhutan's King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck (C) and Queen Jetsun Pema (L) are greeted by Japanese Crown Prince Naruhito (R) upon their arrival at the Imperial Palace for the state dinner in Tokyo, November 16, 2011. (AP)

"Hungary Opposition"

5Lawmakers of the opposition LMP party wear gas masks as they protest outside the parliament against high levels of air pollution in Budapest, Hungary. The city council issued a smog alert and blocked high-emission cars from central Budapest due to high levels of dust in the air after a lack of wind over the past few days. (Reuters)

"Britain Art Postcards"

6A photographer looks for a different angle while photographing the 'Secret Postcard' exhibition at the Royal College of Art in London. Around 3000 postcard size artworks have been created and donated by artists and designers. (AFP)

"Chile Student Protests"

7Students use a banner to shield themselves from a police water canon during a march demanding education reform in Valparaiso, Chile. (AP)

"China Biting Flies"

8Gnats, or small biting flies, gather on a bridge over the East Lake in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. (Reuters)

"Indonesia SEA Games Soccer"

9A Thai supporter wears a dual face headgear to amplify his cheer during a Southeast Asian (SEA) Games Group A soccer match between Thailand and Singapore at Gelora Bung Karno stadium in Jakarta, Indonesia. (AP)

"India Emu"

10Emus look on at a farm in Amching village, east of Gauhati, India. This large bird native to Australia is farmed for its meat, oil, leather and various other uses. (AP)

"Bolivia Egret"

11A Great Egret in the Gringo lake of the Serere Natural Reserve at the Madidi region some 600 km (373 miles) north of La Paz, Bolivia, November 16, 2011 (Reuters)

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