September 12, 2012

Posted September 12th, 2012 at 2:35 pm (UTC-4)
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US Libya

1President Barack Obama, accompanied by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, meets with State Department personnel in the courtyard of the State Department in Washington, after speaking at the White House concerning the recent deaths of Americans in Libya, including Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens. (AP)

Tunisia US Embassy

2Conservative Muslims demonstrate outside the U.S. embassy in Tunis, Tunisia, to demand the closure of the embassy. The American embassies in Algeria and Tunisia warned of more protests, following attacks by protesters in neighboring Libya in which the U.S. ambassador and three embassy staff were killed. (AP)

Palestinian Youths

3Palestinian youths practice their parkour skills in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip. Some youths, aged between 12 and 23 years old, in Gaza are training in parkour, a physical discipline of movement focused on overcoming obstacles, which was developed in France. (Reuters)

India Tibet

4Exiled Tibetans listen to a speaker during a peaceful prostration march on the road leading to the U.N. Information Center in New Delhi, India. (AP)

Pakistan Fire

5Maryam Aslam weeps while enquiring about her missing brother who worked in a garment factory, in Karachi, Pakistan. Pakistani officials say the death toll from devastating factory fires that broke out in two major cities has killed hundreds. (AP)

Japan Tsunami Tree

6People watch workers cutting down a pine tree, the so-called ‘miracle pine’ that survived last year’s tsunami, to give it anti-decay treatments and replant it in Rikuzentakata, Japan. The city of Rikuzentakata estimates the project, aimed at restoring the tree as a symbol of the city’s reconstruction, will cost about 150 million yen ($1.9 million). (AFP)

Chile Protest

7Riot policemen clash with protesters during a demonstration in the streets of Santiago, Chile, after the commemoration of the 39th anniversary of President Salvador Allende’s death which occurred during the military coup d’etat led by general Augusto Pinochet. (AFP)

Ukraine Social

8A homeless man sleeps on stairs in front of a billboard in the center of the Ukrainian capital Kyiv. (AFP)

Singapore Britain Royals

9School children wave British flags as they wait for the arrival of Prince Williams and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, at Gardens by the Bay in Singapore. (AP)

Giants Rockies Baseball

10San Francisco Giants center fielder Angel Pagan, left, Gregor Blanco, center, and Hunter Pence, right, celebrate a 9-8 victory over the Colorado Rockies following a baseball game, September 11, 2012, in Denver, Colorado, USA. (AP)





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