September 19, 2012

Posted September 19th, 2012 at 3:00 pm (UTC-4)
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White prayer ribbons festoon a cedar tree on a mountainside in the Altai Republic, Russia. Following shamanistic beliefs of the White Faith, travelers tie white ribbons to tree branches for good luck. (Vera Undritz/VOA)

Indonesia Tawangmangu Waterfall

Tawangmangu waterfall, one of the popular tourist attractions in Solo, central Java in Indonesia (Photo: Hosea/VOA reader)

Amish Attacks

Members of the Amish community enter the U.S. Federal Courthouse in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Jurors are beginning a third day of deliberations in the trial of 16 people accused of hate crimes in hair- and beard-cutting attacks against fellow Amish in Ohio. (AP)

Bangladesh Boat Race

Bangladeshi men row during a traditional boat race in the Buriganga River in Dhaka. (AP)

Philippines Disaster Fire

A man carries salvageable materials among debris of destroyed houses after a pre-dawn fire engulfed a slum area in Manila, Philippines. (AFP)

Germany Photokina

A man takes a photograph of portraits of former U.S. president George W. Bush and current U.S. president Barack Obama, during the exhibition Faces of Power, by Greek photo artist Platon Antoniou, shown at the Photokina 2012, in Cologne, Germany. (AP)

India Economy Protests

Local trade union members display rotis, or Indian bread, during a protest against Foreign Direct Investment in Allahabad, India. A key ally of India’s ruling coalition withdrew its support from the government to protest recent economic reforms, including a move to open the country’s huge retail sector. (AP)

The powerful primary mirrors of the James Webb Space Telescope will be able to detect the light from distant galaxies. The manufacturer of those mirrors, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. of Boulder, Colorado, recently celebrated their successful efforts as mirror segments were packed up in special shipping canisters (cans) for shipping to NASA. The Webb telescope has 21 mirrors, with 18 primary mirror segments working together as one large 21.3-foot (6.5-meter) primary mirror. (Ball Aerospace)

Israel Iran Syria Defence Military

An Israeli mobile artillery piece drives through sandy terrain during a military exercise in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, north of Israel. (AFP)


People help each other to cross the street during a heavy wind storm in Montevideo, Uruguay. According to local media, the storm winds could have reached speeds of over 180 km per hour (112 mph). (Reuters)

Ukraine Pigeon

A pigeon flies in front a fountain during a sunny day in central Donetsk, Ukraine. (Reuters)

Space shuttle Endeavour mounted atop NASA’s Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, or SCA takes to the sky from the Shuttle Landing Facility at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The SCA, a modified 747 jetliner, will fly Endeavour to Houston and then to Los Angeles where it will be placed on public display at the California Science Center. This is the final ferry flight scheduled in the Space Shuttle Program era. (NASA/Kim Shiflett)

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