Thursday, October 27, 2011

32 Amazing Events and News in Pics - October 2011

Englands Tim Bresnan (L) reacts as Indias Ajinkya Rahane (R) and Parthiv Patel score runs during the third one day international match on October 20, at The Punjab Cricket Association Stadium in Mohali. Indian passed Englands total of 298 runs and won the game by five wickets, sealing the series 3-0. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images


An Indian child browses through lanterns for sale ahead of the Diwali festival on October 22, 2011, in Hyderabad. Diwali, known as the festival of lights, marks the victory of good over evil and commemorates the time when Hindu God Lord Rama achieved victory over Ravana and returned to his Kingdom Ayodhya after 14 years of exile. Photograph: Noah Seelam/AFP/Getty Images


RCW 86 - First Documented Supernova -This image combines data from four different space telescopes to create a multi-wavelength view of all that remains of the oldest documented example of a supernova, called RCW 86. The Chinese witnessed the event in 185 A.D., documenting a mysterious "guest star" that remained in the sky for eight months.


Spectacular Northern Lights Display - A dazzling aurora light show amazed skywatchers across North America, from Canada to Arkansas, and other northern regions Monday night (Oct. 24), painting the sky with striking green and even rare red hues -Photographer Shawn Malone of Marquette, Mich., took this dazzling photo of the spectacular Oct. 24, 2011 northern lights display.


Scott Caan (R) and guest. TVs hottest celebs are seen at the63rd Annual Prime time Emmy Awardceremony that honours the best in primetime television programming. Photograph: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images


Akiva Schaffer, Maya Rudolph, and Andy Samberg perform onstage. Photograph: Kevin Winter/Getty Images


Survivors of the earthquake warm up next to a fire in Ercis, on October 24, 2011. A total of 970 buildings collapsed as a result of the 7.2-magnitude quake and aftershocks, and some 1,200 rescue officials were frantically scrambling to pull out any survivors before the start of the second night since the quake, with temperatures expected to plunge to 2C and snow forecast for Wednesday. Photograph: ADEM ALTAN/AFP/Getty Images


New Zealands team captain Richie McCaw lifts the Webb Ellis Cup at the end of the 2011 IRB Rugby World Cup final match against France on October 23, 2011 in Auckland. The All Blacks beat France 8-7 to win the world cup for the first time in 24 years. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images


A selection of Britain's daily national newspapers, featuring pictures and headlines of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, are pictured in London, on October 21, 2011. Photograph: BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images


Libyan National Transitional Council (NTC) fighters celebrate in the coastal city of Sirte on October 20, 2011. Veteran Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi was killed when new regime forces launched a final assault in his hometown. Photograph: PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/Getty Images


Libyan Transitional National Council chairman Mustafa Abdul-Jalil, right, delivers a press conference for Libyan veterans in Benghazi, Libya, Monday Oct. 24, 2011. Libya's transitional leader has ordered an investigation into the death of Muammar Gaddafi after the U.S. and other international powers pressed for the probe. Photograph: AP Photo/Francois Mori


NTC fighter looks through a large concrete pipe where Gaddafi was allegedly captured, with a dead loyalist gunman in the foreground, in Sirte. Photograph: PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/Getty Images


A video grab of Gaddafi during his alleged capture. Photograph: AFP PHOTO/STR


Libyans wave their new national flag as they celebrate following news of Muammar Gaddafis capture on October 20, in the streets of Tripoli. Gaddafi was killed by new regime forces in their final assault on the last pocket of resistance in his hometown Sirte, ending his 42-year reign in Libya. Photograph: Mahmud Turkia/AFP/Getty Images


Libyan women in the streets of Tripoli. Photograph: MARCO LONGARI/AFP/Getty Images


Tunisians and Libyans living in Tunisia. Photograph: FETHI BELAID/AFP/Getty Images


NTC vehicle transports fighters loyal to Gaddafi. Photograph: PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/Getty Images


Thai residents float a car down a flooded street on October 22, in Pathum Thani on the outskirts of Bangkok. Thailand is experiencing the worst flooding in 50 years with around 320 people dead and damages running as high as $6 billion which could increase of the floods swamp Bangkok. Photograph: Daniel Berehulak /Getty Images.


Tunisians pray during the Friday prayer on October 21, ahead of Sundays election in Tunis. Political parties swarmed the streets of Tunisias capital on the last day of campaigning for the countrys first democratic elections, with thousands flocking to a rally of the Islamist party punted to win. Photograph: Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images


Yemenis carry the coffin of a dissident soldier as anti-government protesters hold his funeral procession during the Friday noon prayer in Sanaa. Tens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of the Yemeni capital to demand the resignation of veteran President Ali Abdullah Saleh, galvanised by the death of Libyas Muammar Gaddafi. Photograph: Marwan Naamani/AFP/Getty Images


Demonstrators with 'Occupy Wall Street' continue their protest at Zuccotti Park in New York on October 24, 2011. The encampment in the financial district of New York City is now in its second month. The demonstrators are protesting bank bailouts, foreclosures and high unemployment. Photograph: AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY


New Zealand All Blacks captain Richie McCaw (L) and coach Graham Henry hold up the Web Ellis Cup during the Rugby World Cup 2011 victory parade in Auckland on the October 24, 2011. Hundreds of thousands of jubilant New Zealanders packed central Auckland for the All Blacks victory parade, celebrating their "ultimate achievement" in winning the Rugby World Cup. Photograph: AFP PHOTO / Marty Melville


Pro-communist protesters clash with other demonstrators on October 20, at Athens central Syntagma square in Greece. Clashes have broken out in central Athens between rival groups of demonstrators, amid a second day of mass demonstrations against a new round of austerity measures being debated in parliament. Photograph: Angelos Tzortzinis/AFP/Getty Images


Enthusiastic fans seek the autograph of Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor (C) as he sits on the roof of his vehicle during a special appearance at The BBK DAV College for Women on October 22, in Amritsar. Kapoor visited the city as part of a promotional tour for the forthcoming film Rockstar directed by Imtiaz Ali and produced by Dhillin Mehta. Photograph: Narinder Nanu/AFP/Getty Images


Hong Kong movie star Jackie Chan poses for photos during a press conference for his latest film 1911 on October 21, in Tokyo, Japan. Chans 100th movie 1911 will participate in the Tokyo International Film Festival starting on October 22 and will open in cinemas on November 5. Photograph: Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP/Getty Images


Repsol Hondas Dani Pedrosa rounds the bend during the qualifying practice of the Malaysian MotoGP race on October 22, at Sepang Circuit in Kuala Lumpur. The Spaniard bagged pole position in the MotoGP after going the fastest in the qualifying race. Photograph: Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images


Intissar Ghannouchi poses in front of Ennahda's building on October 24, 2011 in Tunis. Intissar is Rached Ghannouchi's daughter. Tunisia's Islamist Ennahda party said it expected to capture about 40 percent of the vote, a senior party member said, with ballot counting under way in the country's first-ever democratic elections. Photograph: AFP PHOTO / LIONEL BONAVENTURE


A Kenyan man receives medical treatment at the Kenyatta national hospital following a grenade attack in Nairobi on October 24, 2011.One person was killed and 29 were wounded in two grenade attacks in Nairobi on Monday, raising fears Shebab fighters were making good on their vow to retaliate for Kenya's week-old incursion in Somalia. Photograph: AFP PHOTO/SIMON MAINA


A man floats in a boat across a flooded street on October 24, 2011 in Bangbuathong, Thailand. Hundreds of factories have closed in the central Thai provinces of Ayutthaya and Nonthaburi as the waters threaten Bangkok. According to the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation around 350 people have died in flood-related incidents. Photograph: Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images


Alison Weiss looks at a copy of the newly released biography of Apple co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs at the Books and Books store in Coral Gables, Florida. The book written by Walter Isaacson was slated to be released next year by publisher Simon and Schuster but was pushed up after Jobs died on October 5. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images/AFP


A woman pushes a pram near new office skyscrapers in the budding new financial district on October 23, 2011 in Doha, Qatar. Qatar will host the 2022 FIFA World Cup football competition and is slated to tackle a variety of infrastructure projects, including the construction of new stadiums. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images


This undated handout photo provided by the National Nuclear Security Administration shows the United States' last B53 nuclear bomb. The 10,000-pound bomb is scheduled to be dismantled Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011 at the Pantex Plant just outside Amarillo, Texas. Its a milestone in President Barack Obama's efforts to reduce the number of nuclear weapons and their role in the U.S. (AP Photo/National Nuclear Security Administration)