October 10, 2013
Published October 10, 2013
Participants in coordinated colors take part in Taiwan's National Day celebrations in front of the Presidential Office in Taipei. This year marks the 102nd anniversary of the founding of the Republic of China.
Leftist protesters clash with riot policemen in front of Istanbul courthouse in Turkey as they try to attend their leftist student friends' trial who have been in jail for months.
A kite boarder sails through rough seas during an autumn storm off the coast of Cardiff, California, USA, Oct. 9, 2013.
Nepalese priests play traditional instruments during the Shikali festival in Khokana, Lalitpur. The festival is celebrated by the Newar Community from Khokana during which dancers wear masks of various deities, perform dances, and sacrifice animals in the hopes of getting the blessing of deities.
People look at a light installation at the Berlin Cathedral during the opening day of the "Festival of Light" show in Berlin, Oct. 9, 2013. Several landmarks and tourist spots will be illuminated in the German capital from October 9 to 20.
A volunteer (R), who is transporting boxes of food supplies on an inflatable raft, falls into the water after being pushed by a man (2nd R) as other people look on, on a flooded street during a supply shortage after Typhoon Fitow hit Yuyao, China.
Residents ride on a motorcycle with their belongings past damaged buildings in Deir al-Zor, Syria, Oct. 9, 2013.
Heavy waves crash over Roker pier at Sunderland, England.
Taking pictures while visiting the mangrove forest in Vietnam (Photo taken by Võ Đình Anh Triết/Vietnam/VOA reader)
A viewing telescope is covered in snow on the top of the Brocken, eastern Germany.