December 9, 2011

Posted December 9th, 2011 at 4:10 pm (UTC-4)
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India Fire Prayers

1School children perform rituals during a prayer ceremony in Jammu for victims of a Kolkata, India hospital fire. (Reuters)


Norway Peace Garden

2People stand next to an image of 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Yemeni activist Tawakkol Karman at the peace garden at an exhibition at the Nobel Peace Center on the eve of the prize ceremony in Oslo, Norway. (AFP)


Paris Newspaper Protest

3Employees of French daily newspaper France-Soir déploient display a giant banner on top of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. Workers are protesting the end of the newspaper’s print edition, scheduled for Dec. 15, which will result in loss of 89 jobs. (AFP)


Indonesia Netherlands Massacre

4Surviving widows and relatives of men killed in a notorious massacre gather for a commemoration in Rawagede, West Java, Indonesia. After six decades of waiting, relatives of the men killed during Indonesia's bitter struggle for independence finally got what they wanted:  an official apology from the Dutch state. (AP)


India Afghanistan Nepal Soccer

5Nepal's Raju Tamang takes a corner shot in a fog-enveloped stadium during their semi-final soccer match against Afghanistan at the SAFF Championship 2011 in New Delhi, India. (AP)


Israel Human Rights

6A Sudanese refugee participates in a demonstration for human rights in Tel Aviv. Thousands of activists participated in the rally marking the International Day of Human Rights, which is Saturday. (AP)


North Korea Snow

7A man shovels snow in a parking lot in Pyongyang after overnight snow fell on the North Korean capital. (AP)


Mideast Bahrain Protests

8Bahraini Shi’ite Muslims participate in a religious procession in the Musalla neighborhood of Manama. Afterward, hundreds of participants headed toward an area that had been the hub of Bahrain's spring uprising and is now a heavily-militarized zone that protesters seek to reclaim. (AP)


Almaty Kazakhstan Hunting

9Hunters with tame golden eagles get ready for an annual hunting competition outside Almaty, Kazakhstan. (Reuters)


Paint Scotland Bridge

10Painters sit in front of the Forth Bridge in North Queensferry near Edinburgh, Scotland. Network Rail announced the end of the 10-year refurbishment and repainting of the bridge, on which over 240,000 liters of paint was used. (Reuters)


Lviv Ukraine Ornaments

11An employee works at a factory producing New Year and Christmas decorations in Lviv, Ukraine. (Reuters)


Doha Arab Games

12Dancers perform during the opening ceremony for the Arab Games at Khalifa stadium in Doha, Qatar. (Reuters)

One response to “December 9, 2011”

  1. Mr.X says:

    perfect pictures

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