October 22, 2013

    Published October 22, 2013


    A woman walks along a street during a smoggy day in Changchun, Jilin province. The severe smog continued to shroud major cities in north-east China including Changchun.


    Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi poses with the President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France, after she received the Sakharov human rights prize, she won in 1990 at the height of the Burmese military crackdown.


    Pumpkins carved in the likeness of U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are lit at Madame Tussauds in New York.


    An Indonesian youth walks on the back of a beached whale shark as fishermen prepare to pull it back to the sea at Kenjeran beach in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia.


    The sunrise colors the sky above Calais, Vermont, USA.


    A trailer loaded with trucks hangs on the edge of the guardrail on a bridge in Kaili, Guizhou province, China, Oct. 21, 2013. According to local media, the trailer hanged on the edge of the bridge after the driver lost control of the vehicle. No injury was reported.


    A firefighter contains fires from a resident's backyard at Faulconbridge in the Blue Mountains, Australia.


    Expedition 37 crew members aboard the International Space Station release Orbital Sciences' Cygnus spacecraft from the station's robotic arm.


    Autumnal trees are reflected in the water as a fisherman rows his boat during a sunny day at the Sylvenstein barrier lake in Germany.


    People attend a Nokia launch ceremony in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Nokia unveiled its first tablet and two large-screen smartphones, known as phablets, at the annual Nokia World event in Abu Dhabi.


    Groom Kanjeng Pangeran Haryo Notonegoro (2nd R) and his bride Gusti Kanjeng Ratu Hayu (2nd L), the daughter of Sultan Hamengkubuwono X, walk after their wedding ceremony at Kraton in the old city of Yogyakarta, Indonesia.


    Belarus Interior Ministry soldiers take part in the qualifying examinations for the "Madder Beret" headdress outside Minsk. Soldiers, who pass the examinations, receive a burgundy-colored beret signifying they have been qualified as members of the Belarus Interior Ministry elite Special Forces.


    People walk in downtown Grozny, capital of Chechnya, southern Russia, as the Central Mosque is reflected in the water, Oct. 21, 2013.


    A Pakistani woman carrying a bed on her head and holding a rooster,  walks back to her home through a brick factory on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan.


    Bangladesh’s Nasir Hossain avoids a bouncer on the second day of the second cricket test match against New Zealand in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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