October 2, 2012

Posted October 2nd, 2012 at 2:30 pm (UTC-4)
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France Arts Festival

1Employees stand in front of an installation entitled ‘The House Fallen Down From the Sky’ by French artist Jean-François Fourtou displayed as part of the ‘Lille Fantastic’ festival and the Lille3000, a cultural program promoted by the city, in Lille, northern France. (AFP)

Bangladesh Temples Torched

2A Bangladeshi Buddhist woman prays in front of a damaged statue at the Buddhist temple which was torched during an overnight weekend attack in Ramu in the coastal district of Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Rioters burned at least 10 Buddhist temples, 40 homes and looted shops in anger over a Facebook photo of a burned Quran.(AP)

Peru South American Summit

3A traditional dancer performs in front of Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohammed Kamel Amr, top left, Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, top right, Chile’s President Sebastian Pinera, bottom left, and Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez during day two of a summit with heads of state and government of South American and Arab Countries, in Lima, Peru. (AP)

India Gandhi Anniversary

4An Indian man and children dressed as Mahatma Gandhi wait for the start of a rally for non-violence to mark the birth anniversary of Gandhi in Ahmadabad, India. (AP)

Ivory Coast Trial

5General Bruno Dogbo Ble (C), former commander of the Republican Guard under the regime of former President Laurent Gbagbo, is escorted to his trial in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. (Reuters)

NASA Antares

6Orbital Sciences Corporation’s Antares rocket rolls out to the launch pad at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility, Virginia, October 1, 2012. Over the next several months, Orbital plans a hot-fire test of the Antares first stage, the maiden flight of an Antares rocket, and a cargo delivery demonstration mission to the International Space Station as part of NASA’s Commercial Orbital Transportation Services. (NASA)

Poland Making Music

7Children wear headphones as they drum on a simple percussion instrument to explore musical sounds at a tonal exhibition sound workshop at the popular Nicolaus Copernicus Science Center in Warsaw, Poland. (AP)

Cambodia Sunset

8Sunset at Kohsdach, an island in the southwest of Cambodia, with the population of over thousand of people, most of them rely on fishing for living (Huoly/Cambodia/VOA reader)

Belgium Bicycles

9A woman parks her bicycle outside a railway station in Ghent, Belgium. Thousands of people ride bicycles in the city when traveling short distances. (Reuters)

New York World Trade Center

10The moon rises behind the skyline of New York’s Lower Manhattan and One World Trade Center as people stand along the Hudson River in Jersey City, New Jersey, October 1, 2012. (Reuters)

Australia Motorcycling

11Josh Sheehan of Australia performs the opening jump in the Botanical Garden of Sydney in front of the Harbor Bridge and the Opera House to announce the final stage of the Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour on Cockatoo Island. (AFP/Red Bull)

Paris Fashion Chanel

12A model wears a creation of designer Chanel’s ready to wear Spring-Summer 2013 collection, presented in Paris, France. (AP)

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