Israeli soldiers carry their comrade on a stretcher as they run during a training session at their base near the southern city of Ashdod, October 29, 2009. REUTERS/Amir CohenTwo surfers are seen behind Nicholas Elias’s Sculpture “A symbolic inscription of the imaginary” as part of the Sculpture By The Sea exhibition at Tamarama beach in Sydney, October 29, 2009. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz President Barack Obama participates in the dignified transfer of U.S. Army Sgt. Dale R. Griffin at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, October 29, 2009. REUTERS/Jim YoungClick here for the full Editor’s choice slideshow and click here for further showcases of Reuters photography.
James Bowers, dressed as Uncle Sam, asks people if they can “spare a trillion”, as they walk past him outside the front of Federal Hall, near the New York Stock Exchange, October 28, 2009. REUTERS/Chip East Fire fighters extinguish fire while people survey at the site of bomb explosion, in Peshawar located in Pakistan’s restive North West Frontier Province, October 28, 2009. REUTERS/K.Parvez A migrant worker looks on from behind a glass door as she waits for her documents to be processed after arriving from Malaysia, at a special terminal for migrant workers in the Soekarno-Hatta airport in Jakarta, October 28, 2009. REUTERS/Beawiharta Click here for the full Editor’s choice slideshow and click here for further showcases of Reuters photography.
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A homeless woman seeks shelter from the rain in a telephone booth along a street in central Moscow, October 27, 2009. REUTERS/Denis SinyakovHorses pull the carriage of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth and India’s President Pratibha Patil as it approaches Windsor Castle in Windsor, southern England, October 27, 2009. REUTERS/Lefteris Pitarakis/Pool A girl comforts her friend who holds a picture of Mohamed El Mathari during a memorial march in Frejus, southeastern France, October 27, 2009. REUTERS/Eric GaillardClick here for the full Editor’s choice slideshow and click here for further showcases of Reuters photography.
A man enjoys a walk on top of the Mount Saentis (8209 feet above sea level) near Schwaegalp in the eastern Swiss Alps, October 15, 2009. REUTERS/Christian HartmannThe statue of Nefertiti is pictured during a press preview at the ‘Neues Museum’ (New Museum) building in Berlin, October 15, 2009. REUTERS/Fabrizio BenschDorothy De Low, 99, from Australia participates in table tennis practice at the World Masters Games at Sydney Olympic Park, October 15, 2009. REUTERS/World Masters Games/Craig Golding/Handout