September 10, 2012

Posted September 10th, 2012 at 3:11 pm (UTC-4)
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China Quake Landslide

1Villagers run past a landslide area as high winds cause rocks to continue falling after a series of earthquakes hit Yiliang County, Yunnan Province, China on September 7. (AFP)

Kenya Kilelengwani Attack

2A resident displays used bullet cartridges after an attack in Kilelengwani village in Tana River Delta in Kenya’s coastal region. Hundreds of armed raiders killed at least 38 villagers and torched more than 150 houses in the latest fighting between rival tribes in a dispute over land and water. (Reuters)

Pope Benedict Beirut

3A poster decorates a street near Mohammed Al-Amin mosque in Beirut, Lebanon. Pope Benedict XVI will begin a three-day visit to Lebanon on Friday. The poster in Arabic reads: ‘I give you my peace.’ (AP)

Swiss Nuclear Plant

4Workers are seen near an open reactor with fuel rods in a water pool inside the nuclear power plant Leibstadt during a yearly revision, near the northern Swiss town Leibstadt. (Reuters)

Palestinians West Bank Clash

5Palestinian police clash with Palestinian demonstrators during a protest in Hebron. Demonstrators fed up with high prices and unpaid salaries shuttered shops, halted traffic with burning tires and closed schools throughout the West Bank in the largest show of popular discontent with the governing Palestinian Authority in its 18-year history. (AP)

NASA  Mars Rover

6A NASA handout photo shows the three left wheels of the Mars rover ‘Curiosity’ combined in two images that were taken by the rover’s Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) on September 9, 2012. In the distance is the lower slope of Mount Sharp. (Reuters/NASA/JPL-Caltech/Malin Space Science Systems)

London Olympics Thanks

7A British Airways jet, with the words ‘Thank You’ written on it underside, flies over the Queen Victoria Monument outside Buckingham Palace during a parade for British Olympic and Paralympic athletes in London. Tens of thousands of Britons took to the streets Monday to cheer the athletes, celebrating a summer of spectacular sport that surprised even the most optimistic by lifting the host nation’s mood.

North Korea Commuters

8North Korean commuters read a public copy of the daily newspaper as they wait on the subway platform for the train to arrive at the metro station in Pyongyang. (AP)

911 Anniversary NYC

9Visitors to the National September 11 Memorial walk below the rising towers 1 World Trade Center, left, and 4 World Trade Center in New York City. Tuesday will mark the 11th anniversary of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. (AP)

Afghan Police Graduation

10Afghan national police officers march during a graduation ceremony at a National Police training center in Laghman province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan. Over 148 officers graduated after receiving 4 months of training. (AP)

Thailand Hamburger Sign

11A Thai worker stands outside a new hamburger shop during its renovation in Bangkok. (AP)


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