November 1, 2012

Posted November 1st, 2012 at 2:10 pm (UTC-4)
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Saudi Arabia Blast

1Saudi firefighters put out a fire after an explosion which severely damaged an industrial building in eastern Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. At least 22 people were killed when a fuel truck crashed into a flyover in the capital, triggering the explosion that brought down the industrial building, Saudi state television reported. (Reuters)

Australia Echidna

2Bo, a 55-day-old baby Echidna known as a puggle, rests in the hands of vet nurse Annabelle Sehlmeier at Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia. (Reuters)

New Jersey Hurricane Sandy

3People walk past a beach club destroyed by Hurricane Sandy in Sea Bright, New Jersey, October 31, 2012. (Reuters)

India Farmers

4Farmers fill their bottles with water from a water tanker during a protest rally organized by the All India Farmers Union and the Indian Farm Worker Union in Delhi. Farmers asked for a list of their demands, which included a retirement fund for field workers and farmers, to be fulfilled. (Reuters)

South Korea Lantern Festival

5People walk under lanterns displayed on the eve of Seoul Lantern Festival in Seoul, South Korea. (AP)

Superstorm Sandy

6Men dispose shopping carts full of food damaged by Superstorm Sandy at the Fairway supermarket in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn in New York, October 31, 2012. The food was contaminated by flood waters that rose to approximately four feet in the store during the storm. (AP)

France Tennis

7Poland’s Jerzy Janowicz celebrates after winning a match against Andy Murray of Britain during the Paris Masters tennis tournament, France. (Reuters)

Italy Floods

8People carry their luggage in a flooded St Mark’s Square at night during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy. The water level in the canal city rose to 140 cm (55 inches) above normal, according to a monitoring institute. (Reuters)

China Fashion Week

9A model presents a creation of Chinese designer Xu Ming for a Haute Couture collection at China Fashion Week in Beijing. (Reuters)

Denmark Shores

10Scene from the beautiful shores of Denmark (VOA reader sent via Instgram @felecool)

One Response to “November 1, 2012”

  1. Mandie Cota says:

    The mayor’s political tap dancing is not attractive, but he remains a competent manager of the city. n nThe decision to go ahead with the marathon is sensible. It will be a sign of New York’s returned vitality and boost moral and the economy. The suffering of many small businesses as a result of Sandy, is also not chopped liver. The marathon brings three to four hundred million dollars into the city’s economy, Basements yet flooded and the tragedy of newly discovered victims won’t be helped or eased by renouncing that kind of cash.

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