September 11, 2012

Posted September 11th, 2012 at 2:28 pm (UTC-4)
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Sept 11 Anniversary

Roses and a flag left by mourners adorn the names of victims of 9/11 during a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York. (AP)

Japan Hornor Guard

Members of Japan’s Self-Defense Force’s honor guard prepare for a ceremony for Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda at the Defense Ministry in Tokyo. (Reuters)

Poland Low Waters

Motor boats are trapped in the dry Praski Port on the Vistula river, in Warsaw, Poland. The water level of Polish rivers fell drastically due to lack of rain for weeks, causing water supply problems in the south of the country. (AP)

Syria Aleppo

Syrian women walk past a pile of garbage left on a roadside in Aleppo. (AP)

Singapore Britain Royals

Prince William Duke of Cambridge and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, view an orchid hybrid named after Diana, Princess of Wales during a tour the Orchid Garden within the Singapore Botanical Gardens in Singapore. The Duke and Duchess are on their first stop of a 10 day tour of Southeast Asia and the South Pacific on behalf of Queen Elizabeth II to commemorate her Diamond Jubilee. (AP)

Hong Kong Economy Protest

Protesters hold onto their position during an eviction process from the HSBC bank headquarters area in Hong Kong. Hong Kong ‘Occupy’ protesters scuffled with bailiffs who began evicting them from their camp outside the Asian headquarters of HSBC. (AFP)

Bangladesh Environment

A Bangladeshi boat man attempts to make his way through hyacinth on the Buriganga river in Dhaka. (AFP)

Egypt US

Protesters destroy an American flag pulled down from the U.S. embassy in Cairo. Egyptian protesters, largely ultra conservative Islamists, climbed the walls of the U.S. embassy, went into the courtyard and brought down the flag, replacing it with a black flag with Islamic inscription, in protest of a film deemed offensive of Islam. (AP)

Russia Vladimir Putin

President Vladimir Putin, foreground left, speaks as he meets with the national paralympic team in Moscow’s Kremlin. Russia’s paralympic team returned from London after taking part in the Paralympic Games 2012. (AP)

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