December 7, 2011

Posted December 7th, 2011 at 3:33 pm (UTC-4)

Pearl Harbor Anniversary

1Pearl Harbor survivors stand at attention during the National Anthem at a memorial ceremony in Hawaii. Today marks the 70th anniversary of the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor Naval Base which pulled the U.S. into a war with Japan. (AP)


Kenya Doctors Strike

2Kenyan doctors sing slogan songs on the third day of a nationwide strike outside the Ministry of Health office in Nairobi. The doctors are demanding a salary hike of 300 percent from the government, paralyzing health facilities around the country. (Reuters)


Apple New York

3The Apple logo hangs inside the newest Apple Store in New York City's Grand Central Station, during a press preview of the store, which opens to the public on Friday. (Reuters)


Nepal Buddhist Rally

4A monk looks up at Buddhist flags while participating in a peace rally in Kathmandu, Nepal. The Council of Buddhist Union organized the rally against the government's decision to form the Lumbini Development National Steering Committee. Some Buddhist organizations say the committee, which is led by Maoist Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal, is an effort to turn Lumbini, the birth place of Guatam Buddha, into an industrial area.  (Reuters)


China Coal Worker

5A worker takes a break from loading coal onto trucks near the town of Dangcheng, located 250 km southwest of Beijing. A study by the Global Carbon Project, an annual report card on mankind's CO2 pollution, showed that globally CO2 emissions in 2010 from coal totaled 41 percent, with China's emissions jumping 10.4 percent in 2010. (Reuters)


London Occupy Protest

6A demonstrator huddles at the entrance of her tent at the Occupy London protest camp next to St. Paul's Cathedral. (Reuters)


Kyrgyzstan US Military


India Dalai Lama

7A Tibetan woman prays as she listens to spiritual leader the Dalai Lama during a teaching at the Gyurmey Tantric Monastery in Gurupura, Karnataka state. The monastery is located in southern India in an area settled by a large community of Tibetan exiles. (AP)


Hong Kong Wine


India Retail Plan

8 A man shops for vegetables at a market in New Delhi.  India Wednesday suspended its plan to open its huge retail sector to foreign companies such as Wal-Mart in a reversal seen as a major capitulation to political opponents that further weakens the administration. (AP)


South Korea Christmas

9Dressed in a Santa Claus outfit, a diver feeds sardines at the Coex Aquarium in Seoul. Christmas is one of the biggest holidays in South Korea, where over half of the population are Christians. (AP)


South Africa Climate

2 responses to “December 7, 2011”

  1. jessie ditusa says:

    how is the human lion,going 2 help climate change?

  2. Yongly Cheng says:

    Thank you for your picture.

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