December 6, 2011

Posted December 6th, 2011 at 3:30 pm (UTC-4)
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Russia Election Protest

A member of the pro-Kremlin youth movement Stal wearing a Darth Vader mask participates in a rally in downtown Moscow. Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Tuesday he's satisfied with the performance of his party in Russia's parliamentary election even though it lost a significant number of seats. (AP)


China Fog Planes

A cleaner wipes windows as passenger planes are parked on the tarmac shrouded by heavy fog at the Beijing Capital International Airport. Fog blanketed parts of northern China, forcing the airport to cancel dozens of departing flights. (AP)


India Muharram Ashura

An Indian Shi'ite Muslim mourns during a prayer to mark Ashura in New Delhi. Ashura is the 10th day of Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar, observed around the world in remembrance of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed. (AP)


Spain Constitution Crisis

An officer participates in the raising ceremony of the national flag during celebrations of the 33rd anniversary of the Spanish constitution in Madrid. (AP)


Steve Jobs Sculpture

Hungarian sculptor Erno Toth works on a wax model for a new bronze statue of late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in Budapest. The statue, commissioned by chief of Hungarian software maker Graphisoft Gabor Bojar, will be delivered December 20. (Reuters)


Cairo Egypt Fuel

A man carries an empty gas cylinder on his back after the ones distributed by the army ran out in Cairo. Butane gas cylinders have seen a surge in prices over the past weeks as a black market flourished due to the lack of security, according to local media. (Reuters)


Colombo Snake Charmer

A snake charmer performs at Galle Face Green in Colombo, Sri Lanka. (Reuters)


Yemen Protest Saleh

A woman displays placards during a protest against violence and against immunity for Yemen's outgoing President Ali Abdullah Saleh, in the southern city of Taiz. (Reuters)


Montreal Rally Violence

A rose honoring Sonia Pelletier, a victim from the Montreal Massacre, is pictured during the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women rally in Ottawa, Canada.  On this day in 1989 a gunman killed 14 female students at Montreal's Ecole Polytechnique.  (Reuters)


Britain Christmas Tree Dog

Dylan pulls Christmas trees from the forest to a customer's car at Dalby, near Pickering, northern England. The dog owners' charity Aqua Nova Bears are deploying their members' Newfoundland dogs, which can weigh up to 76 kg, to raise money for the Yorkshire air ambulance fund. (Reuters)


Manila Fruit Vendor

A fruit vendor takes a rest from selling pineapple at a public market in Quezon City Metro Manila. The Philippines' annual inflation rate slowed to 4.8 percent in November from 5.2 percent in October, below economists' forecasts. (Reuters)


Korea Hair Collection

A model presents a creation during the 2012 Korea Hair Collection in Seoul, South Korea. (Reuters)


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