November 9, 2012

Posted November 9th, 2012 at 3:35 pm (UTC-4)
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South Africa Homes Destroyed

An unidentified woman unsuccessfully tries to prevent workers from demolishing her home in Lenasia, south of Johannesburg, South Africa. Police have supervised the demolition of some 44 homes since last week, saying they were constructed on illegally sold land. (AP)

Greece Financial Crisis

People walk past a front window of a department store in central Athens. Cash-strapped Greece will issue short-term debt on Tuesday in the hope of raising enough money to repay a key bond days later. (AP)

Egypt Muslim Rally

Egyptian Muslims shout Islamic slogans during a rally in Tahrir Square in Cairo.  Thousands of ultraconservative Muslims rallied in the Egyptian capital, demanding the country’s new constitution be based on the rulings of Islamic law, or Shariah. (AP)

Thai Barge Oarsmen

Thai oarsmen row a royal barge during the Royal Barge Procession on the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok. Golden barges shaped like swans and mythical sea creatures glided down the river that winds through the Thai capital in a 700-year-old ceremony, with more than 2,000 rowers taking part.

China Congress Delegate

The Great Hall of the People, venue of the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, is seen reflected in the window of a bus as a delegate leaves in Beijing. (Reuters)

Colombia Farm Workers Funeral

Relatives of 10 farm workers murdered by a criminal gang attend a mass funeral in a park in Santa Rosa, Antioquia, Colombia. A drug-trafficking group massacred the 10 peasants on a farm Wednesday over an apparent extortion demand. (Reuters)

China Protect Dolphin

About 800 schoolchildren and teachers from 14 schools form the shape of a Chinese white dolphin, along with the word ‘Protect’ and Chinese characters ‘Ocean’, at Repulse Bay in Hong Kong. (Reuters)

NY Gas Rationing

A New York City police officer manages the line of cars waiting for gasoline.  A new gasoline-rationing plan that lets motorists fill up every other day went into effect Friday morning. (AP)

Pope iPad Interpol

Pope Benedict XVI is photographed with an iPad as he arrives to lead a special audience for members of Interpol taking part in the 81st Interpol General Assembly in Paul VI’s Hall at the Vatican. (Reuters)

Moscow Ice Skating

Canada’s Paige Lawrence and Rudi Swiegers perform during the pairs short program at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Rostelecom Cup in Moscow, (Reuters)

India Flowers Diwali

An man sells fake flowers for the upcoming Diwali holiday at a local market in New Delhi, India.

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