07 Nëntor 2011

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"Vietnam Luxembourg"

Luxembourg's Grand Duke Henri (L) and Vietnam's Communist Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong talk under a statue of late Vietnamese revolutionary leader Ho Chi Minh at the party's office in Hanoi. (Reuters)

"Thailand Floods"

Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, wearing rubber boots, speaks to officials on a truck during her visit to a flooded area in Bangkok. (Reuters)

"Russia Military Parade"

Russian servicemen in historical uniforms take part in a military parade in Moscow's Red Square to mark the 70th anniversary of a historical parade in 1941 when Soviet soldiers marched through Red Square towards the front lines during World War II. (Reuters)

"India Naga Tribe"

Naga tribesman perform a traditional folk dance during the Tokhu Emong, a post harvest festival of the Lotha tribe in Dimapur, India's northeastern state of Nagaland. (AFP)

"Yemen Rock Palace"

Hundreds of Muslims around the country visit Dar al-hajar, a rock palace built in the 1930s, near Sana'a, Yemen, during Eid al-Adha. (Reuters)

"Cuba Wave"

Men change a flat tire of their car on Havana's seafront boulevard as a wave crashes. (Reuters)

MTV Europe Music Awards

Lady Gaga performs at the MTV Europe Music Awards show in Belfast, Northern Ireland. (Reuters)

"Britain Miss World"

Miss Venezuela Ivian Sarcos reacts as she is crowned winner at the Miss World competition held at Earls Court in London, Britain, November 6, 2011. (AP)

4 Nëntor, 2011

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"India Cattle Fair"

A camel is seen shillouted against setting sun at the Pushkar fair, in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Pushkar, located on the banks of Pushkar Lake, is a popular Hindu pilgrimage spot that is also frequented by foreign tourists for its annual cattle fair and camel races. (AP)

"Saudi Arabia Hajj"

Tens of thousands of Muslim pilgrims pray inside the Grand Mosque, in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. (AP)

"Somalia Daily Life"

Somali fishermen carry a Hammerhead shark from the shores of the Indian ocean in Hamarweyne district, Somalia's capital Mogadishu. (Reuters)

"Germany WWII Dead"

The coffins carrying the remains of 77 unknown German soldiers from WWII are seen during a reburial ceremony at Germany's largest military cemetery in the east German town of Halbe. (AFP)

"Israel Soldier"

An Israeli soldier fires a gas canister towards protesting Palestinians during clashes following a weekly demonstration against Israeli settlement expansion, in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh. (AFP)

"China Figure Skating"

Kirsten Moore-Towers and Dylan Moscovitch of Canada compete during the pairs short program at the Cup of China ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating in Shanghai. (Reuters)

"Britain Starlings"

A murmuration of starlings is seen in the sky as the sunset sets above Gretna, Scotland. (AP)

"Germany Weather"

The sun rises over lake Walchensee in southern Germany. (AP)

"NASA Young Star Clusters"

3 Nëntor 2011

E Premte, 04 Nëntor 2011
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"Occupy LA"

Occupy LA protesters march through the downtown financial district, to show solidarity with Occupy Oakland protesters, in Los Angeles, California. (AP)

"Germany Financial Crisis Euro"

Activists of the Occupy Frankfurt movement have set up a fireplace near the Euro sculpture in front of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, Germany. (AP))

"Russia Red Square"

Russian servicemen in historical uniforms take part in a military parade rehearsal in Moscow's Red Square. The parade will take place on November 7 to mark the 70th anniversary of a historical parade in 1941 when Soviet soldiers marched through Red Square, towards the front lines during World War II. (Reuters)

"France Firemen Demonstration"

A fireman holds a flare during a protest against the reform notably changing the methods of recruitment in Paris, France. (AFP)

"South Africa Britain Royals"

Britain's Duchess of Cornwall tries on a Zulu hat during a tour of Soweto, South Africa, with her husband, Prince Charles. (AP)

"Pakistan Horse"

A man and his decorated horse on Clifton beach in Karachi, Pakistan (Reuters)

"China Energy"

A laborer installs an attachment to an electricity pylon in Anqing, Anhui province, China. (Reuters)

Illinois Freight Train Derailment

Officials survey damage at the site of a freight train derailment in Bartlett, Illinois, USA. Bartlett police say three derailed freight cars that caught fire in the western Chicago suburb were carrying fiberboard and scrap metal. (AP)

"Thailand Dogs"

Dogs take refuge atop a motorcycle next to a flooded street at Don Muang district in Bangkok, Thailand. Authorities in the Thai capital repaired a damaged flood gate that has become the focus of anger, fear and rivalry between arms of government battling the country's worst floods in decades. (Reuters)

"South Korea Lantern Festival"

Workers walk near a lantern in the shape of traditional Korean warrior on display as part of the Seoul Lantern Festival, which will be held from November 4-20, in Seoul, South Korea. (AP)

"Australia Sculputures By The Sea"

02 Nëntor 2011

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"Israel White Soldiers"

"Japan Tokyo Stock Exchange"

Visitors to the Tokyo Stock Exchange look at a monitor displaying Japan's Nikkei share average (top R) and various market indices in Tokyo, Japan. The Nikkei share average fell as much as 2 percent after overseas shares skidded on Greece's surprise call for a referendum on an European bailout plan. (Reuters)

"France G20 Tibet"
"Brazil Hotel"

The Hotel das Nacoes collapses during a controlled implosion in Brasilia, Brazil. (Reuters)

"Afghanistan Daily Life"

Afghan women buy bangles for the upcoming Eid al Adha festival in Jalalabad east of Kabul, Afghanistan. (AP)

"US Colorado Snow"

Jolene Neill holds an umbrella as she knocks the heavy snow from the branches of trees in her front yard after last night's snow storm in Louisville, Colorado, USA. (Reuters)

"Thailand Wildlife Park Deer"

Deer stay on higher ground of a partially flooded wildlife park Safari World in Bangkok, Thailand. (Reuters)

"Cambodia Leopard Cat Kitten"

A zookeeper holds a leopard cat kitten during a feeding session in the wildlife rescue center at the Phnom Tamao zoo near Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Local media reported that three female leopard cat kittens were discovered by a fisherman in a flooded area of Kandal province three weeks ago. (Reuters)

  • "Hong Kong Santa Winter Games"A woman takes a photo with her mobile phone during The Optics Valley of China International Optoelectrical Expo at an exhibition center in Wuhan, Hubei province. (Reuters)



    01 Nëntor 2011

    E Martë, 01 Nëntor 2011
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    "Mideast Saudi Arabia Hajj"

    Saudi special forces display some of their skills and equipment during a ceremony as they prepare for the influx of people to participate in the annual Hajj, in Arafat, 15 kms outside of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. (AP)

    "France G20 Protest"
    "Nepal Tibet Protest"

    Nepal police detain a Tibetan woman, who is shouting anti-China slogans in tribute to the Tibetans, who died in the recent self-immolation, in Katmandu. Police has detained more than 100 Tibetans exiles who were protesting against Chinese rule over their homeland. (AP)

    "Pakistan Daily Life"

    A Pakistani man sells toys in Peshawar. (AP)

    "Thailand Floods"

    Aerial view of crops destroyed by the floodwaters are seen in the outskirts of northern Bangkok, Thailand. (Reuters)

    "Spain World Vegan Day"
    "Germany Weather"

    Horses stand in the shadows of a gigantic wooden table and two chairs during nice autumnal weather at a meadow near Doellstaedt, central Germany. (AP)

    "Scotland Autumn"

    Autumnal leaves are reflected in Loch Dunmore in Perthshire, Scotland. (Reuters)

    "China Fashion"

    A model presents a creation for MGPIN make-up styling show during China Fashion Week in Beijing. (Reuters)

    "Germany Hippo Zoo"

    A hippo cub touches its mother Nicole during the first public presentation at the Zoo in Berlin, Germany. (AP)

    31 Tetor 2011

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    Newborn girl Serafima sleeps shortly after being born at Moscow City Hospital at 11:55 a.m. local time. (Reuters)


    A woman walks past a sign in front of United Nations headquarters in New York announcing symbolically that world population hit 7 billion. (AFP)


    Hubert de Canson, head of France's permanent delegation to UNESCO, sends a text message on his mobile phone with the results of the vote at UNESCO headquarters, where the UN agency gave Palestinians full membership in Paris. (Reuters)


    A wounded U.S. soldier is carried to a medevac helicopter after being wounded by an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Helmand province, Afghanistan. (AFP)


    A boy swims at a flooded warehouse in Chinatown in central Bangkok, Thailand. (Reuters)

    Philippines Halloween

    A Chinese woman poses during a Halloween party at Mao Livehouse club in Shanghai. (Reuters)


    A dancer performs during the closing ceremony of the Pan American Games in Guadalajara, October 30, 2011. (Reuters)

    28 Tetor 2011

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    "NASA Delta II Launch"

    A Delta II rocket launches with the NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP) spacecraft payload from Space Launch Complex 2 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. (NASA/Bill Ingalls)


    Muslim pilgrims attend Friday prayers around the Kaaba, a black cube, inside the Grand Mosque, during the annual Hajj in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. (Reuters)

    "Afghanistan Daily Life"

    Afghan youths play atop a destroyed bus in front of the palace of former Afghan King Darul Aman, which was destroyed during the civil war, in Kabul, Afghanistan. (AP)

    "Thailand Floods"

    A Thai man takes pictures with his son on a bicycle which he custom built to go through floodwaters in Bangkok, Thailand. (AP)

    "Czech Independent State Ceremony"

    Czech soldiers hold historical flags below the statue of the legendary warrior Jan Zizka during a ceremony at Prague's Vitkov hill, marking the 93rd anniversary of the creation of the independent Czechoslovak state in 1918. (Reuters)

    "Australia Emu"

    An emu makes its way through a wheat field on a farm near Chinchilla, about 250km (155 miles) west of Brisbane, Australia. (Reuters)

    "Taiwan Art Exhibit"
    "Hong Kong Gravestones"

    Gravestones are seen with high rise residential blocks in the background in Hong Kong. (Reuters)

    "Philippines Halloween"

    Students from the Brainshire Science School dress in Halloween costumes as they parade along the main street of Paranaque, in Metro Manila. (Reuters)

    "Britain Snow and Ski Festival"

    British skier Julian Ball performs a jump in the Battle of Britain ski competition next to Battersea Power Station during the Freeze Festival in London. (AP)

    "India Lady Gaga"

    US singer Lady Gaga arrives at a press conference in New Delhi, India. (AP)

    "Italy Halloween at the Biopark"
    "US Cars"

    A Kia Sorento painted by Ghulam Sarwar. The Pakistan native has been in the U.S. for several months and has painted several cars in the colorful style of Pakistani trucks and buses. (VOA Photo/Matt Hilburn)

    27 Tetor 2011

    E Enjte, 27 Tetor 2011

    "Chile Hudson Volcano"

    A column of steam rises from the Hudson volcano near Coihaique town some 1649 km (1025 miles) south of Santiago, Chile. (Reuters)

    "France Protest"

    Activists from CCFD Terre Solidaire (Catholic Committee against Hunger and for Development) wear masks portraying US President Barack Obama, France's President Nicolas Sarkozy, Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel during a protest action at the Palais Royal place in Paris, France. (Reuters)

    "South Korea US Panetta"

    US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, right, and his South Korean counterpart Kim Kwan-jin, center, make an inspection during an honor guard ceremony at Defense Ministry in Seoul, South Korea. (AP)

    "Thailand Floods"

    Massive sandbag wall in front of Kasikorn bank on Bangkok's busy Phahonyothin Road, Thailand. (VOA Photo - D. Schearf)

    "Spain Ballet Dancers"

    Ballet dancers perform during a dress rehearsal of 'Samsara' by Spain's Victor Ullate in Madrid. (Reuters)

    "Australia Queen Elizabeth II"

    An entertainer is searched prior to the arrival of Queen Elizabeth II, for a State Reception at Government House in Perth, Australia. (AP)

    "Phoenix Surgeons Pumpkin Curving"

    Dr. Ross Bremner, left, a lung surgeon at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, is declared the winner of the St. Joseph's Hospital Doc-O-Lantern Pumpkin Carving Contest by The Phoenix Suns (basketball team) Gorilla, in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. (AP)

    "Las Vagas Pumpkin Carving Exhibition"

    Pumpkins carved by artists Ray Villafane and Andy Bergholtz are displayed during a pumpkin carving exhibition in the Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Hotel-Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. (Reuters)

    26 Tetor 2011

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    "Autumn Colors"

    Autumn colors on the trees at Sheffield Park near Haywards Heath, southern England (Reuters)

    "Germany Europe Financial  Crisis"

    Tents of Occupy Franfurt activists stand near the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, Germany. (AP)

    "Italy Parliament"

    Claudio Barbato (L), a member of the opposition FLI party, fights with Fabio Ranieri (R) from the Northern League in Parliament in Rome. The Italian deputies exchanged blows in parliament as tensions over a tough economic reform program came to a head. (Reuters)

    "Wall Street Protest Atlanta"

    Protesters of the Occupy Atlanta demonstration are arrested as Mayor Kassim Reed revoked an executive order allowing them to remain in Woodruff Park in Atlanta, Georgia. (AP)

    "India F1 GP Auto Racing

    A woman worker dumps the sand near the track at the Buddh International Circuit in Noida, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from New Delhi, in advance of Indian Formula One Grand Prix. (AP)

    "Pakistan Camel"

    A man tries to pull a camel into the back of a truck after buying it from a cattle market in advance of the Eid al-Adha festival in Karachi, Pakistan. (Reuters)

    "Yemen Protest"

    Female Yemeni protesters burn veils during a demonstration demanding the resignation of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sana'a. (AP)

    "Nigeria Floods"

    A woman walks along a network of makeshift ramps raised above floodwater that surrounds houses after a heavy downpour in Ikorodu, Nigeria. (AP)

    "Thailand Floods"

    A woman and her dogs sit in a boat as they are evacuated from a flooded area in Bangkok, Thailand. (Reuters)

    "China Shanghai"

    A residential area in Pudong district in Shanghai. Property sales in Shanghai, the most populous city in China, have fallen by more than a tenth over the first nine months of the year, prompting developers to cut prices and in some cases sparking protests. (Reuters)

    "Indonesia Commuter Train"

    Passengers sit on the rooftop of a commuter train as it arrives at the Manggarai train station in Jakarta, Indonesia. (Reuters)

    "Spain All Saints Day"

    A man paints a tombstone at the cemetery of Casabermeja, near the southern Spanish city of Malaga in advance of All Saints Day on November 1. (Reuters)

    "WTA Tennis Championships"

    Victoria Azarenka of Belarus celebrates her victory against Samantha Stosur of Australia during their WTA tennis championships match in Istanbul, Turkey. (Reuters)

    "Israel Capuchin Monkey"

    Kopatch, a 15-year-old weeper capuchin monkey, carries her one-week-old baby at their enclosure in the Ramat Gan Safari, an open-air zoo near Tel Aviv, Israel. (Reuters)

    25 Tetor 2011

    E Martë, 25 Tetor 2011
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    Trafalgar London Actors

    Actors are suspended on a 21m vertical stage, the tallest temporary structure ever built in London’s Trafalgar Square, in a show sponsored by the Vienna Tourist Board. (Reuters)


    Afghanistan Daily Life

    An Afghan man working in tandoor shop takes a break in Kabul. In most Afghan villages women cook Nan-I-tandoori, oval or circle bread, the Afghani national bread in tandoors, a cylindrical clay oven. (AP)


    India Hindu Festival

    A man dresses up as monkey god Hanuman to participate in a procession as part of the Hindu festival of the Hanuman Jayanti in Allahabad, India. (AP)


    Pakistan IDP Children

    An internally displaced boy, whose family fled military operations in Bara, pushes his sibling in a wheelbarrow at Jalozai camp in Pakistan's northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province. (Reuters)



    Kyrgyz Interior Ministry special force soldiers march in Bishkek’s central Ala-Too Square during the Trooping the Color ceremony as a part of preparation for the upcoming presidential elections to be held October 30. (AFP)


    Nepal Hindu Festival

    Policemen garland and apply vermillion on the foreheads of their dogs during the Tihar festival, also known as Diwali, in Katmandu, Nepal. Dogs are worshipped to acknowledge their role in providing security as part of festival rituals. (AP)


    Thailand Floods Monks

    Buddhist monks pray behind bags of food donated by the government at a flooded area in Bangkok. Thailand announced a five-day holiday on Tuesday to give people the chance to escape floods closing in on the city. (Reuters)



    Prospective customers shop for gifts and decorative items ahead of the Hindu festival of Diwali - The Festival of Lights - at a busy market place in New Delhi, India. (AFP)


    China Fashion Week




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