******A man takes a break from cleaning a house swamped by flash floods brought on by Typhoon Ketsana, locally known as Ondoy, in a middle class residential neighborhood in Marikina city east of Manila September 28, 2009. REUTERS/Erik de Castro ************Shoes and carnations are laid on a red carpet by the relatives of gunfire victims during an anti-gun rally on Individual Disarmament Day in Istanbul September 28, 2009. A group of people who lost their relatives by gun fire gathered in downtown Istanbul to commemorate their loss and to support the individual disarmament campaign organized by Umut Foundation. REUTERS/Murad Sezer ************A group of Common Cranes gather in dawn light, on their night-roost on a lake in the German state of Brandenburg, close to Berlin September 26, 2009. From September to November tens of thousands of Cranes use the rural area close to the German Capital for a stopover during their migration from Scandinavia and Eastern Europe to their wintering quarters in Spain. The agricultural plains surrounding Berlin are among the biggest Crane roosts in entire Europe with several tens of thousands birds gathering during the peak of migration between September and November. REUTERS/Thomas Krumenacker ************A Palestinian lies on the heated floor before bathing at “Hamam Alshefa,” a traditional Turkish bath in the West Bank city of Nablus September 28, 2009. The Turkish bath, built about 250 years ago during the Ottoman rule, is open 24 hours a day and has separate days for men and women. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis******Click here to view the complete Editor’s choice slideshow and click here to view further showcases of Reuters photography.
An Iranian Tondar missile is launched during a test at an unknown location in central Iran September 27, 2009. Iran test-fired short-range missiles on Sunday to show it was prepared to head off any military threat, four days before the Islamic Republic is due to hold rare talks with world powers worried about its nuclear ambitions. REUTERS/Fars News/Ali Shayegan
******An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man swings a chicken over his head as he prays during Kaparot in Jerusalem’s Mea Shearim neighbourhood, September 23, 2009, ahead of Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement, which starts at sundown Sunday. Kaparot is an ancient custom connected to Yom Kippur, where white chickens are slaughtered as a symbolic gesture of atonement. REUTERS/Baz Ratner ************A model poses in front of the mirror in the backstage before the show of Seduzioni Diamonds Valeria Marini Spring/Summer 2010 women’s collection in Milan September 23, 2009. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini ************Chelsea’s Juliano Belletti reacts after missing a chance to score during their English League Cup soccer match against Queens Park Rangers at Stamford Bridge in London September 23, 2009. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh ************A demonstrator kneels on a tapestry outside a rally in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania September 23, 2009. The G20 Pittsburgh Summit will be held September 24 and 25. REUTERS/Eric Thayer ******Click here to view the full Editor’s choice slideshow and click here for further showcases of Reuters photography.
******A dust storm blankets Sydney’s iconic Opera House at sunrise September 23, 2009. A huge outback dust storm swept eastern Australia and blanketed Sydney on Wednesday, disrupting transport, forcing people indoors and stripping thousands of tonnes of valuable farmland topsoil. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne ************Supporters of ousted Honduras President Manuel Zelaya cover their faces as they react to the tear gas fired upon them by police, inside the Brazilian embassy in Tegucigalpa September 22, 2009. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido ************An illegal Afghan migrant cries as police evacuate him and others at an improvised camp in Calais, northern France, Tuesday September 22, 2009. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol ************Children play with their toy guns while waiting to exchange them for non-weapon-like toys as part of a government project to reduce violence in one of the most dangerous areas of the Port of Callao, in Lima September 22, 2009. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo ************Wax is fired from a sculpture by British artist Anish Kapoor called ‘Shooting Into The Corner’ at the Royal Academy of Arts in London September 22, 2009. The gallery is holding a major retrospective of Kapoor’s work from September 26 to December 11. REUTERS/Toby Melville ************A motorcyclist performs a stunt on the wooden walls of the “Well of Death” at a fair near the historic Red Fort in Delhi September 22, 2009. REUTERS/Parth Sanyal******Click here to view the full Editor’s choice slideshow and click here for further showcases of Reuters photography.
A woman sits between carriages as the train travels to Mymensing from Dhaka September 20, 2009. Millions of residents in Dhaka are traveling home from the capital city to celebrate the Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday today, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj
John Casas, 15, prepares to go for an athletics training session in Medellin September 17, 2009. Casas, who lives in the violent Comuna 13 neighborhood in Medellin, lost his legs in a car accident. The Casas family were displaced by civil war from their home in Uraba, Antioquia province. John is being helped by a rehabilitation center and dreams of participating in the Paralympics in London 2012. REUTERS/Albeiro Lopera
The world’s tallest man, Sultan Kosen from Turkey, poses for photographers next to school children at an event in London September 16, 2009. Kosen, who is 2 meters 46.5 cm (8 feet 1 inch) tall and also claims the record for the largest hands and largest feet, attended the event to promote the Guinness World Records 2010 book. REUTERS/Andrew Winning