Day in Photos

  • People unfold a giant flag during celebration of the Day of the Flag of Donetsk People's Republic in the town of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine.
  • Turkish Kurds watch the Syrian town of Kobani from near the Mursitpinar border crossing, on the Turkish-Syrian border in the southeastern town of Suruc.
  • A news photographer takes pictures of the Syrian town of Kobani from near the Mursitpinar border crossing, on the Turkish-Syrian border in the southeastern town of Suruc.
  • People take photos while the French production company La Machine's latest creation "the Long Ma" or Dragon Horse appears during a performance held in front of the Bird's Nest Stadium in Beijing, China.
  • Palestinians take cover from rain inside a makeshift shelter near the ruins of their houses, which witnesses said were destroyed during a seven-week Israeli offensive, in the east of Gaza City.
  • Rolls of hay covered with snow are seen on an agrarian field on the banks of Belyo Lake in Khakassia region, Siberia, Russia, Oct. 18, 2014.
  • Bishops attend the beatification ceremony of Pope Paul VI and a mass for the closing of of a two-week synod on family issues celebrated by Pope Francis in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican.
  • The Eiffel Tower is seen through bubbles being blown in Paris, France.
  • Supporters of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) celebrate as early results indicate the party leads in the Maharashtra state Assembly elections in Mumbai, India.
  • Pramac Racing MotoGP rider Andrea Iannone of Italy crashes out of the Australian Grand Prix on Phillip Island, Australia.
  • Catalan pro-independence demonstrators attend a rally at Catalunya Square in Barcelona, Spain. Catalonia has dropped plans to hold a referendum on independence from Spain next month but will instead hold a "consultation of citizens," the region's head said.
  • A member of the amateur rope-jumping group "Exit Point" takes a rope jump from a 120-meter (394 feet) high rock down to a man-made crater called "Tuimsky Proval" (Tuimsky Cavity), with the air temperature at about minus 15°C(5°F), outside the town of Tuim in Khakassia region, Russia, Oct. 18, 2014.
  • Miss Zero, whose real name is Sasha Frolova, of Russia celebrates winning the Alternative Miss World contest at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London, Oct. 18, 2014.

October 19, 2014

Published October 19, 2014


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