October 3, 2013

    Published October 03, 2013


    A car moves through a flooded road during heavy rains at Guwahati in the northeastern Indian state of Assam.


    A man pushes his handcart in a street market in Hong Kong. It's a simple contraption - an iron frame, foldout handle and four rubber wheels - but in Hong Kong the old-fashioned handcart is what keeps the city rolling.


    Manny Tangco, owner of Malabon Zoo, holds a pair of albino Burmese Python as he plays with an orangutan as they celebrate World Animal Day in advance at the Malabon Zoo, north of Manila, Philippines. World Animal Day is celebrated on Oct. 4.


    Bodies of drowned migrants are lined up in the port of Lampedusa. A ship carrying African migrants to Europe caught fire and capsized off the Italian island, spilling hundreds of passengers into the sea, officials said. Over 150 people were rescued but some 200 others were still unaccounted-for.


    Rescue workers stand near the tail of a plane at the site of a crash near the Lagos international airport, Nigeria. Fifteen people were killed when an Embraer passenger plane crashed shortly after take-off just outside the airport's domestic terminal, authorities said.


    Zookeeper Nadezda Radovic kisses a seven-day-old white lion at the Belgrade Zoo, Serbia.


    A Buddhist monk pushes a small plastic boat as he shows his flooded temple to reporters at Bang Ban district in Ayutthaya province, Oct. 2, 2013. More than 2 million people have been affected by flooding in Thailand, officials said.


    People harvest grapes in the Appellation d'Origine Controlee Cote-Rotie vineyard in Ampuis near Lyon, southeastern France.


    A protester bites a fish caught from the lake in front of the Justice Palace during a demonstration by indigenous Indians against proposed constitutional amendment PEC 215, which amends the rules for demarcation of indigenous lands, in Brasilia, Brazil, Oct. 2, 2013.


    Robert Timms (L) and Richard Bowman (R) warm up before going on stage during the Muscle Mania Fitness Korea Competition in Seoul, South Korea.


    Children take advantage of a busted water pipe which was damaged overnight by a construction company as they take a bath at suburban Quezon city northeast of Manila, Philippines.


    Street performer Kristin Decker performs a fire-eating act before the opening ceremonies for the 2013 Presidents Cup golf tournament in Columbus, Ohio, USA, Oct. 2, 2013.

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