November 22, 2011

Posted November 22nd, 2011 at 4:48 pm (UTC-4)
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India Sikh Warrior


Russia Cosmonaut Kazakhstan

International Space Station crew member Russian cosmonaut Sergey Volkov smiles after landing in a Soyuz capsule near the town of Arkalyk, northern Kazakhstan.  (Reuters)


India Prayer Ceremony

A mourner attends a candlelight prayer ceremony for nun Valsha John at the India Gate in New Delhi.  John, 52, was beaten and hacked with an axe last week by unknown assailants in India's eastern Jharkhand state where she had led a campaign for five years against alleged exploitation of villagers by private coal miners. (Reuters)


Egypt Cairo Protesters

A protester wearing swimming goggles crouches as tear gas is fired by Egyptian riot police during clashes near Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt. (AP)


US Troops Holiday

Sarah Christian greets her husband for the first time in six months, U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jonathon Christian as he comes home for the Thanksgiving holiday from his deployment in Korea, at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia. (AP)


Glass Art France

Glassmakers work on a handcrafted Christmas tree decoration at the International Glass Art Center in Meisenthal, northeastern France. A local tradition says Christmas tree glass ball craftsmanship was invented in the 19th century at the Vergo glass factory in the nearby village of Goetzenbruck. (Reuters)


Doha Table Tennis

South Korea's Kim Kyung Ah (L) serves during her women's doubles table tennis match at the Qatar Peace and Sport Cup in Doha. Kim and her playing partner North Korea's Kim Hye Song beat Japan's Natsumi Miyake and France's Carole Grundisch. (Reuters)


Film Promotion Berlin


India South Korea

South Korean school girls from the Little Angels Folk Ballet perform in New Delhi. The schoolchildren are Korea's ambassadors of peace and goodwill and commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the Korean War by touring the 16 U.N.-member nations who sent troops and medical units to the conflict. (AFP)

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