The Week in Pictures: October 5 – October 11 2013


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    Miley Cyrus performs on NBC's [Today] show in New York, on Oktober 7, 2013. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision)


    Miley Cyrus performs on NBC's [Today] show in New York, on Oktober 7, 2013. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision)




    Photo released by the news agency of the Syrian government shows a soldier forces of Bashar al-Assad cutting the wedding cake with a bride during mass ceremony in which several soldiers were married in Homs, on Oktober 10, 2013. (Photo by AFP Photo/Sana)


    Photo released by the news agency of the Syrian government shows a soldier forces of Bashar al-Assad cutting the wedding cake with a bride during mass ceremony in which several soldiers were married in Homs, on Oktober 10, 2013. (Photo by AFP Photo/Sana)




    Mohammed Moses grieves by the grave of his father Oktober 7, 2013, who was killed Sunday by a suicide car bomb attack near the Qabak elementary school in the Shiite Turkomen village of Qabak, Iraq. (Photo by Asociated Press)


    Mohammed Moses grieves by the grave of his father Oktober 7, 2013, who was killed Sunday by a suicide car bomb attack near the Qabak elementary school in the Shiite Turkomen village of Qabak, Iraq. (Photo by Asociated Press)




    Cheerleaders perform at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing, on Oktober 6, 2013. (Photo by Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters)


    Cheerleaders perform at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing, on Oktober 6, 2013. (Photo by Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters)




    An Egyptian boy in an army costume salutes while posing next to army soldiers atop an armored vehicle guarding an entrance to Tahrir Square, on Oktober 6, 2013. (Photo by Hassan Ammar/Associated Press)


    An Egyptian boy in an army costume salutes while posing next to army soldiers atop an armored vehicle guarding an entrance to Tahrir Square, on Oktober 6, 2013. (Photo by Hassan Ammar/Associated Press)




    Military aircraft fly over Cairo's Tahrir Square during celebrations on the 40th anniversary of the start of the 1973 Mideast war, a holiday the military-backed government wanted to use to pay tribute to the armed forces, whose chief ousted Mohamed Morsi in a popularly supported coup on July 3. (Photo by Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Reuters)


    Military aircraft fly over Cairo's Tahrir Square during celebrations on the 40th anniversary of the start of the 1973 Mideast war, a holiday the military-backed government wanted to use to pay tribute to the armed forces, whose chief ousted Mohamed Morsi in a popularly supported coup on July 3. (Photo by Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Reuters)




    Artist Leandro Granato cries out paint onto a canvas at his studio in the Alejandro Korn town in greater Buenos Aires October 10, 2013. Granato paints using a unique technique that consists of taking in the paint through his nose and squirting it out through his eyes onto a canvas. Granato sends each customer of his artwork a video that demonstrates how he has made the painting they have bought, and explains that the paints he uses do not hurt his eyes. (Photo by Enrique Marcarian/Reuters)


    Artist Leandro Granato cries out paint onto a canvas at his studio in the Alejandro Korn town in greater Buenos Aires October 10, 2013. Granato paints using a unique technique that consists of taking in the paint through his nose and squirting it out through his eyes onto a canvas. Granato sends each customer of his artwork a video that demonstrates how he has made the painting they have bought, and explains that the paints he uses do not hurt his eyes. (Photo by Enrique Marcarian/Reuters)




    An idol of Hindu goddess Durga is transported on a cycle rickshaw to a venue of worship in Kolkata, India, Sunday, October 6, 2013. The five day Hindu festival Durga Puja is scheduled to start on October 10 and will end with the immersion of idols on October 14. (Photo by Bikas Das/AP Photo)


    An idol of Hindu goddess Durga is transported on a cycle rickshaw to a venue of worship in Kolkata, India, Sunday, October 6, 2013. The five day Hindu festival Durga Puja is scheduled to start on October 10 and will end with the immersion of idols on October 14. (Photo by Bikas Das/AP Photo)




    In this October 8, 2013. photo, a man looks at a passenger bus submerged in a flooded underpass in Songjiang district, Shanghai, China. Shanghai city officials closed more than 60 parks and the city zoo as residents waded through flood waters after heavy rains hit the financial hub in the aftermath of Typhoon Fitow. (Photo by AP Photo)


    In this October 8, 2013. photo, a man looks at a passenger bus submerged in a flooded underpass in Songjiang district, Shanghai, China. Shanghai city officials closed more than 60 parks and the city zoo as residents waded through flood waters after heavy rains hit the financial hub in the aftermath of Typhoon Fitow. (Photo by AP Photo)




    Fans in costume arrive for the opening session of the 2013 New York Comic Con at the Jacob Javits Center on October 10, 2013. The four day event which runs October 10–13 is the largest pop culture event on the East Coast. (Photo by Timothy Clary/AFP Photo)


    Fans in costume arrive for the opening session of the 2013 New York Comic Con at the Jacob Javits Center on October 10, 2013. The four day event which runs October 10–13 is the largest pop culture event on the East Coast. (Photo by Timothy Clary/AFP Photo)




    A nun takes pictures as believers mark 1,700 years since the Edict of Milan, when Roman emperor Constantine issued instructions to end the persecution of Christians, in the southern Serbian city of Nis October 6, 2013. Nis, some 220 km (137 miles) south of Belgrade, is the birthplace of Constantine the Great, the first Roman emperor to convert to Christianity. The Edict of Milan, which he had a part in enacting, proclaimed official tolerance of Christianity across the Empire. (Photo by Marko Djurica/Reuters)


    A nun takes pictures as believers mark 1,700 years since the Edict of Milan, when Roman emperor Constantine issued instructions to end the persecution of Christians, in the southern Serbian city of Nis October 6, 2013. Nis, some 220 km (137 miles) south of Belgrade, is the birthplace of Constantine the Great, the first Roman emperor to convert to Christianity. The Edict of Milan, which he had a part in enacting, proclaimed official tolerance of Christianity across the Empire. (Photo by Marko Djurica/Reuters)




    A woman looks at Chinese artist Chen Wenling's artwork [Childhood-Harbour] in Beijing October 10, 2013. (Photo by Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters)


    A woman looks at Chinese artist Chen Wenling's artwork [Childhood-Harbour] in Beijing October 10, 2013. (Photo by Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters)




    A worker prepares food for distribution to the residents and those displaced in the city of Raqqa, eastern Syria October 7, 2013. Around 1,000 free meals are distributed to civilians each day, according to the kitchen workers. (Photo by Nour Fourat/Reuters)


    A worker prepares food for distribution to the residents and those displaced in the city of Raqqa, eastern Syria October 7, 2013. Around 1,000 free meals are distributed to civilians each day, according to the kitchen workers. (Photo by Nour Fourat/Reuters)




    A member of the media films the room with the IBM Blue Gene Q Supercomputer on the launch day for the HBP at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) in Ecublens, near Lausanne October 7, 2013. Scientists from the 135-partner institution of the Human Brain Project, co-funded by the EU with an estimated budget of EUR 1.2 billion, are meeting in Switzerland for the official launch on Monday. Its goal is to develop methods that will enable a deep understanding of how the human brain operates. (Photo by Denis Balibouse/Reuters)


    A member of the media films the room with the IBM Blue Gene Q Supercomputer on the launch day for the HBP at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) in Ecublens, near Lausanne October 7, 2013. Scientists from the 135-partner institution of the Human Brain Project, co-funded by the EU with an estimated budget of EUR 1.2 billion, are meeting in Switzerland for the official launch on Monday. Its goal is to develop methods that will enable a deep understanding of how the human brain operates. (Photo by Denis Balibouse/Reuters)




    Members of the media photograph and film a Christie's auction house employee posing amongst works in an exhibition entitled [When Britain Went Pop!] at Christie's Mayfair, a newly opened gallery on New Bond Street in London, Tuesday, October 8, 2013. The exhibition explores the British Pop Art movement from the 1940s to the late 60s with many works coming from international collectors. Some of the privately owned works will be for sale. (Photo by Matt Dunham/AP Photo)


    Members of the media photograph and film a Christie's auction house employee posing amongst works in an exhibition entitled [When Britain Went Pop!] at Christie's Mayfair, a newly opened gallery on New Bond Street in London, Tuesday, October 8, 2013. The exhibition explores the British Pop Art movement from the 1940s to the late 60s with many works coming from international collectors. Some of the privately owned works will be for sale. (Photo by Matt Dunham/AP Photo)




    Participants in coordinated colours take part during Taiwan's National Day celebrations in front of the Presidential Office in Taipei October 10, 2013. This year marks the 102nd anniversary of the founding of the Republic of China. (Photo by Pichi Chuang/Reuters)


    Participants in coordinated colours take part during Taiwan's National Day celebrations in front of the Presidential Office in Taipei October 10, 2013. This year marks the 102nd anniversary of the founding of the Republic of China. (Photo by Pichi Chuang/Reuters)




    French artist JR poses with some of his giant portraits at Somerset House for his Inside Out project on October 7, 2013 in London, England. Displaying at the Lazarides gallery and also on hoardings at a building site opposite the Old Bailey, the exhibition is comprised of giant black and white images of members of the public who are photographed in a mobile studio mounted on the back of a small truck. The Inside Out photo booth truck is located on the River Terrace of Somerset House from 3rd – 11th October 2013. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)


    French artist JR poses with some of his giant portraits at Somerset House for his Inside Out project on October 7, 2013 in London, England. Displaying at the Lazarides gallery and also on hoardings at a building site opposite the Old Bailey, the exhibition is comprised of giant black and white images of members of the public who are photographed in a mobile studio mounted on the back of a small truck. The Inside Out photo booth truck is located on the River Terrace of Somerset House from 3rd – 11th October 2013. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)




    A woman reacts as police officers block the march along a street on the occasion of World Habitat Day in central Phnom Penh October 10, 2013. Residents of Boeung Kak lake, Borei Keila and other communities gathered on Thursday as they called on the Cambodian government to stop evicting them from their homes. World Habitat Day took place on October 7. (Photo by Samrang Pring/Reuters)


    A woman reacts as police officers block the march along a street on the occasion of World Habitat Day in central Phnom Penh October 10, 2013. Residents of Boeung Kak lake, Borei Keila and other communities gathered on Thursday as they called on the Cambodian government to stop evicting them from their homes. World Habitat Day took place on October 7. (Photo by Samrang Pring/Reuters)




    Young patients watch high rise window washers wearing Superman and Captain America costumes clean the windows of the Sabara Children's Hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Oktober 11, 2013. The hospital had their regular window washers dress up in super hero costumes to commemorate Children's Day. (Photo by Andre Penner/Associated Press)


    Young patients watch high rise window washers wearing Superman and Captain America costumes clean the windows of the Sabara Children's Hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Oktober 11, 2013. The hospital had their regular window washers dress up in super hero costumes to commemorate Children's Day. (Photo by Andre Penner/Associated Press)




    Police detain a supporter of Chandrababu Naidu, chief of Telugu Desam Party as he tries to stop a vehicle from carrying Naidu to a hospital in New Delhi, on Oktober 11, 2013. Naidu has been on a hunger strike since Monday against the creation of Telangana state, according to local media. Two Indian ministers resigned last week over a cabinet decision to create the new state out of the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, a growing hub for Western IT giants. (Photo by Mansi Thapliyal/Reuters)


    Police detain a supporter of Chandrababu Naidu, chief of Telugu Desam Party as he tries to stop a vehicle from carrying Naidu to a hospital in New Delhi, on Oktober 11, 2013. Naidu has been on a hunger strike since Monday against the creation of Telangana state, according to local media. Two Indian ministers resigned last week over a cabinet decision to create the new state out of the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, a growing hub for Western IT giants. (Photo by Mansi Thapliyal/Reuters)




    Palestinian protesters hurl rocks at Israeli soldiers during clashes in Betunia, near the West Bank city of Ramallah, on Oktober 11, 2013. (Photo by Mohamad Torokman/Reuters)


    Palestinian protesters hurl rocks at Israeli soldiers during clashes in Betunia, near the West Bank city of Ramallah, on Oktober 11, 2013. (Photo by Mohamad Torokman/Reuters)




    A demonstrator marches during a teachers protest demanding better working conditions and against police beating, on October 7, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro. (Photo by Christophe Simon/AFP Photo)


    A demonstrator marches during a teachers protest demanding better working conditions and against police beating, on October 7, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro. (Photo by Christophe Simon/AFP Photo)




    Fallen leaves in autumn colors lie on the ground in Munich, southern Germany, Thursday, October10, 2013. The weather forecast predicts rainy weather and snow for the upcoming days. (Photo by Matthias Schrader/AP Photo)


    Fallen leaves in autumn colors lie on the ground in Munich, southern Germany, Thursday, October10, 2013. The weather forecast predicts rainy weather and snow for the upcoming days. (Photo by Matthias Schrader/AP Photo)




    Makeup artists Kamila Wysocka and Alexis Jackson from Florida, point at another costumed person as they eat dinner in their zombie makeup at ComicCon in New York, on Oktober 10, 2013. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Reuters)


    Makeup artists Kamila Wysocka and Alexis Jackson from Florida, point at another costumed person as they eat dinner in their zombie makeup at ComicCon in New York, on Oktober 10, 2013. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Reuters)




    Children sitting inside cement water pipes play on the Marina beach in the southern Indian city of Chennai, on Oktober 10, 2013. (Photo by Reuters/Babu)


    Children sitting inside cement water pipes play on the Marina beach in the southern Indian city of Chennai, on Oktober 10, 2013. (Photo by Reuters/Babu)




    Visitors look at Kalashnikov automatic rifles during the Arms and Hunting Exhibition in Moscow, Russia, 10 October 2013. The exhibition that runs from 10 to 13 October 2013. (Photo by Yuri Kochetkov/EPA)


    Visitors look at Kalashnikov automatic rifles during the Arms and Hunting Exhibition in Moscow, Russia, 10 October 2013. The exhibition that runs from 10 to 13 October 2013. (Photo by Yuri Kochetkov/EPA)




    US Secretary of State John Kerry, welcomed by Indonesian beauties, gestures while arriving with Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) for a group photo at Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, 7 October 2013. (Photo by Sergei Chirikov/EPA)


    US Secretary of State John Kerry, welcomed by Indonesian beauties, gestures while arriving with Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) for a group photo at Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, 7 October 2013. (Photo by Sergei Chirikov/EPA)




    A mask dancer gets ready for the Shikali festival in Khokana, Lalitpur, Nepal, on Oktober 10, 2013. The festival is celebrated by the Newar Community from Khokana during which dancers wear masks of various deities, perform dances, and sacrifice animals in the hopes of getting the blessing of deities. (Photo by Niranjan Shrestha/Associated Press)


    A mask dancer gets ready for the Shikali festival in Khokana, Lalitpur, Nepal, on Oktober 10, 2013. The festival is celebrated by the Newar Community from Khokana during which dancers wear masks of various deities, perform dances, and sacrifice animals in the hopes of getting the blessing of deities. (Photo by Niranjan Shrestha/Associated Press)




    A woman walks past a gallery's wall bearing the paintings by Song Changqing during the 2013 Beijing 798 Art Festival at the 798 Art Zone in Beijing October 8, 2013. The art zone, originally an unused factory, was transformed into a landmark of contemporary art in Beijing in the 1990s. The annual art festival goes on till October 20. (Photo by Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters)


    A woman walks past a gallery's wall bearing the paintings by Song Changqing during the 2013 Beijing 798 Art Festival at the 798 Art Zone in Beijing October 8, 2013. The art zone, originally an unused factory, was transformed into a landmark of contemporary art in Beijing in the 1990s. The annual art festival goes on till October 20. (Photo by Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters)




    A Belgian firefighter takes part in a protest for better work conditions in central Brussels October 7, 2013. (Photo by Yves Herman/Reuters)


    A Belgian firefighter takes part in a protest for better work conditions in central Brussels October 7, 2013. (Photo by Yves Herman/Reuters)




    This stunning rainbow beneath a waterfall is a rare phenomenon that has become one of North America's star attractions in Yosemite. (Photo by Caters News Agency)


    This stunning rainbow beneath a waterfall is a rare phenomenon that has become one of North America's star attractions in Yosemite. (Photo by Caters News Agency)




    This space-tacular pictures of the gateway to the Milky Way are the shining star of asto-photographer Stephen Banks, on Oktober 7, 2013. (Photo by Caters News Agency)


    This space-tacular pictures of the gateway to the Milky Way are the shining star of asto-photographer Stephen Banks, on Oktober 7, 2013. (Photo by Caters News Agency)




    The installation [Keeper of Time] is seen in front of enlightened Berlin Cathedral on the first day of Festival of Lights, on Oktober 9, 2013. (Photo by Britta Pedersen/AFP Photo)


    The installation [Keeper of Time] is seen in front of enlightened Berlin Cathedral on the first day of Festival of Lights, on Oktober 9, 2013. (Photo by Britta Pedersen/AFP Photo)




    An Indian man applies make-up on a boy dressed as Hindu God Rama ahead of a religious procession during the Dussehra festival in Allahabad, on Oktober 10, 2013. (Photo by Sanjay Kanojia/AFP Photo)


    An Indian man applies make-up on a boy dressed as Hindu God Rama ahead of a religious procession during the Dussehra festival in Allahabad, on Oktober 10, 2013. (Photo by Sanjay Kanojia/AFP Photo)




    Visitors try out small weapons on the HMAS Darwin at Royal Australian Navy's Sydney base of Garden Island, during an open day after the Navy celebrated 100 years since their first ships entered Sydney Harbour, on October 7, 2013. The open day followed the Royal Australian Navy International Fleet Review which also included visiting warships from Britain, Singapore, Japan, India, Thailand and the United States. (Photo by William West/AFP Photo)


    Visitors try out small weapons on the HMAS Darwin at Royal Australian Navy's Sydney base of Garden Island, during an open day after the Navy celebrated 100 years since their first ships entered Sydney Harbour, on October 7, 2013. The open day followed the Royal Australian Navy International Fleet Review which also included visiting warships from Britain, Singapore, Japan, India, Thailand and the United States. (Photo by William West/AFP Photo)




    A model displays a creation by Ukrainian fashion designer Zalevskiy during the Ukrainian Fashion Week in Kiev on October 10, 2013. (Photo by Sergei Supinsky/AFP Photo)


    A model displays a creation by Ukrainian fashion designer Zalevskiy during the Ukrainian Fashion Week in Kiev on October 10, 2013. (Photo by Sergei Supinsky/AFP Photo)




    A cleaning employee walks past a model waiting backstage during Ukrainian Fashion Week in Kiev October 9, 2013. (Photo by Gleb Garanich/Reuters)


    A cleaning employee walks past a model waiting backstage during Ukrainian Fashion Week in Kiev October 9, 2013. (Photo by Gleb Garanich/Reuters)




    Nepalese devotees carry a dancer wearing a mask of a deity as he performs during Shikali festival in Khokana, Lalitpur, Nepal, Thursday, October 10, 2013. The festival is celebrated by the Newar Community from Khokana during which dancers wear masks of various deities, perform dances, and sacrifice animals in the hopes of getting the blessing of deities. (Photo by Niranjan Shrestha/AP Photo)


    Nepalese devotees carry a dancer wearing a mask of a deity as he performs during Shikali festival in Khokana, Lalitpur, Nepal, Thursday, October 10, 2013. The festival is celebrated by the Newar Community from Khokana during which dancers wear masks of various deities, perform dances, and sacrifice animals in the hopes of getting the blessing of deities. (Photo by Niranjan Shrestha/AP Photo)




    A boy recites from a book during a lesson at a school in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad October 11, 2013. (Photo by Zohra Bensemra/Reuters)


    A boy recites from a book during a lesson at a school in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad October 11, 2013. (Photo by Zohra Bensemra/Reuters)




    A devotee of the Chinese Bang Neow Shrine with a sword pierced through his cheek takes part in a street procession during the annual vegetarian festival in Phuket October 10, 2013. The festival, featuring face-piercing, spirit mediums, and strict vegetarianism celebrates the local Chinese community's belief that abstinence from meat and various stimulants during the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar will help them obtain good health and peace of mind. (Photo by Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters)


    A devotee of the Chinese Bang Neow Shrine with a sword pierced through his cheek takes part in a street procession during the annual vegetarian festival in Phuket October 10, 2013. The festival, featuring face-piercing, spirit mediums, and strict vegetarianism celebrates the local Chinese community's belief that abstinence from meat and various stimulants during the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar will help them obtain good health and peace of mind. (Photo by Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters)




    Migbelis Castellanos is crowned new Miss Venezuela 2013 in Caracas on October 10, 2013. (Photos by Ariana Cubillos/AP Photo)


    Migbelis Castellanos is crowned new Miss Venezuela 2013 in Caracas on October 10, 2013. (Photos by Ariana Cubillos/AP Photo)




    A man paddles a makeshift raft as residents walk past a partially submerged car on a flooded street in Yuyao, Zhejiang province, on Oktober 11, 2013. Power remains cut for the third consecutive day for tens of thousands of households in after Typhoon Fitow-triggered downpours lashed the city. (Photo by Lang Lang/Reuters)


    A man paddles a makeshift raft as residents walk past a partially submerged car on a flooded street in Yuyao, Zhejiang province, on Oktober 11, 2013. Power remains cut for the third consecutive day for tens of thousands of households in after Typhoon Fitow-triggered downpours lashed the city. (Photo by Lang Lang/Reuters)




    A man watches a sea of clouds as he stands on a side summit of Mount Saentis in Urnaesch, near Appenzell, Switzerland, on Oktober 8, 2013. (Photo by Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone)


    A man watches a sea of clouds as he stands on a side summit of Mount Saentis in Urnaesch, near Appenzell, Switzerland, on Oktober 8, 2013. (Photo by Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone)




    Journalist and presenter Evan Davies poses with a 3D printed model of himself in the exhibition [3D: printing the future] in the Science Museum in London, on Oktober 8, 2013. Davies' model features his arm in a sling due to him being scanned in August 2013 whilst recovering from a broken wrist. The exhibition features over 600 3D printed objects ranging from replacement organs to artworks, aircraft parts and a handgun. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)


    Journalist and presenter Evan Davies poses with a 3D printed model of himself in the exhibition [3D: printing the future] in the Science Museum in London, on Oktober 8, 2013. Davies' model features his arm in a sling due to him being scanned in August 2013 whilst recovering from a broken wrist. The exhibition features over 600 3D printed objects ranging from replacement organs to artworks, aircraft parts and a handgun. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)




    Schoolchildren chant prayers during a special class to recognize the anniversary of Malala Yousufzai's shooting by the Taliban, at a school in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, on Oktober 9, 2013. One year after a Taliban bullet tried to silence Malala's demand for education, she has published a book and is a contender for the Nobel Peace Prize. But the militants threaten to kill her should she dare return home from Britain to Pakistan, and the principal at her old school says that as Malala's fame has grown, so has fear in her classrooms. (Photo by Muhammed Muheisen/Associated Press)


    Schoolchildren chant prayers during a special class to recognize the anniversary of Malala Yousufzai's shooting by the Taliban, at a school in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, on Oktober 9, 2013. One year after a Taliban bullet tried to silence Malala's demand for education, she has published a book and is a contender for the Nobel Peace Prize. But the militants threaten to kill her should she dare return home from Britain to Pakistan, and the principal at her old school says that as Malala's fame has grown, so has fear in her classrooms. (Photo by Muhammed Muheisen/Associated Press)




    Hungarian wingsuit flier Viktor Kovats jumps off a mountain at Tianmen Mountain National Forest Park in Zhangjiajie, China, on Oktober 9, 2013. Kovats died during this fatal jump into a gorge. His body was recovered Wednesday from the steep, forested valley floor at the park, state broadcaster CCTV said. The reports said the highly experienced Kovats apparently died from a head injury after crashing into a cliff-side. His 2,290-foot jump was part of preparations for the Second World Wingsuit Championship being held in the park from October 11 to 13. (Photo by Associated Press)


    Hungarian wingsuit flier Viktor Kovats jumps off a mountain at Tianmen Mountain National Forest Park in Zhangjiajie, China, on Oktober 9, 2013. Kovats died during this fatal jump into a gorge. His body was recovered Wednesday from the steep, forested valley floor at the park, state broadcaster CCTV said. The reports said the highly experienced Kovats apparently died from a head injury after crashing into a cliff-side. His 2,290-foot jump was part of preparations for the Second World Wingsuit Championship being held in the park from October 11 to 13. (Photo by Associated Press)




    [Free Syrian Army] fighters rush to help their fellow fighter after he was shot by a sniper loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo's Salaheddine neighborhood, on Oktober 9, 2013. (Photo by Ammar Abdullah/Reuters)


    [Free Syrian Army] fighters rush to help their fellow fighter after he was shot by a sniper loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo's Salaheddine neighborhood, on Oktober 9, 2013. (Photo by Ammar Abdullah/Reuters)




    The Indupol One of the Belgian solar team rides across a desert, 285 kilometers south of Alice Springs, Australia, on Oktober 8, 2013. The solar challenge race, lasting for seven days, will take 43 participants over 3,021 kilometers before ending on Sunday. (Photo by Geert Vanden Wijngaert/Associated Press)


    The Indupol One of the Belgian solar team rides across a desert, 285 kilometers south of Alice Springs, Australia, on Oktober 8, 2013. The solar challenge race, lasting for seven days, will take 43 participants over 3,021 kilometers before ending on Sunday. (Photo by Geert Vanden Wijngaert/Associated Press)




    French conceptual artist Daniel Buren poses in front of his work, the Chemnitz chimney 2013, in the power plant [eins energie] in Chemnitz, eastern Germany, Tuesday, October 8, 2013. The artist has chosen seven colors representing the new identity of the tower : traffic yellow, signal violet, melon yellow, sky blue, yellow green, strawberry red, and aquamarine. From the top of its 302 meters, the 302-meters (991 ft) Chemnitz chimney is the highest structure in the German state of Saxony. (Photo by Jens Meyer/AP Photo)


    French conceptual artist Daniel Buren poses in front of his work, the Chemnitz chimney 2013, in the power plant [eins energie] in Chemnitz, eastern Germany, Tuesday, October 8, 2013. The artist has chosen seven colors representing the new identity of the tower : traffic yellow, signal violet, melon yellow, sky blue, yellow green, strawberry red, and aquamarine. From the top of its 302 meters, the 302-meters (991 ft) Chemnitz chimney is the highest structure in the German state of Saxony. (Photo by Jens Meyer/AP Photo)




    Commuters ride on a tricycle cross a flooded road outside a subway station in Shanghai, China Tuesday, October 8, 2013. Typhoon Fitow slammed into southeastern China on Monday with powerful winds and heavy rains that killed at least five people, cut power, canceled flights and suspended train services. (Photo by AP Photo)


    Commuters ride on a tricycle cross a flooded road outside a subway station in Shanghai, China Tuesday, October 8, 2013. Typhoon Fitow slammed into southeastern China on Monday with powerful winds and heavy rains that killed at least five people, cut power, canceled flights and suspended train services. (Photo by AP Photo)




    File photo dated October 10, 2013 of Dani Marlborough from Gromit Unleashed among some of the giant Gromit sculptures, decorated by celebrities and artists, as they are prepared for auction in aid of Bristol Children's Hospital charity, Wallace and Gromit's Grand Appeal. More than one million people are estimated to have visited giant Gromit sculptures exhibited around a city. (Photo by Tim Ireland/PA Wire)


    File photo dated October 10, 2013 of Dani Marlborough from Gromit Unleashed among some of the giant Gromit sculptures, decorated by celebrities and artists, as they are prepared for auction in aid of Bristol Children's Hospital charity, Wallace and Gromit's Grand Appeal. More than one million people are estimated to have visited giant Gromit sculptures exhibited around a city. (Photo by Tim Ireland/PA Wire)




    A Sikh youth performs an act of fire as he displays martial art skills during a religious procession on the eve of birth anniversary of Guru Ram Das in Amritsar, India, Tuesday, October 8, 2013. Ram Das was the fourth of the ten gurus of Sikhism. (Photo by Sanjeev Syal/AP Photo)


    A Sikh youth performs an act of fire as he displays martial art skills during a religious procession on the eve of birth anniversary of Guru Ram Das in Amritsar, India, Tuesday, October 8, 2013. Ram Das was the fourth of the ten gurus of Sikhism. (Photo by Sanjeev Syal/AP Photo)




    A Zombie bride and groom get ready for a Zombie Wedding during Youghaloween Spooktacular which will be held in Youghal between October 25th and 27th. (Photo by John Hennessy)


    A Zombie bride and groom get ready for a Zombie Wedding during Youghaloween Spooktacular which will be held in Youghal between October 25th and 27th. (Photo by John Hennessy)




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The Week in Pictures: October 5 – October 11 2013


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Miley Cyrus performs on NBC's [Today] show in New York, on Oktober 7, 2013. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision)


Miley Cyrus performs on NBC's [Today] show in New York, on Oktober 7, 2013. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision)




Photo released by the news agency of the Syrian government shows a soldier forces of Bashar al-Assad cutting the wedding cake with a bride during mass ceremony in which several soldiers were married in Homs, on Oktober 10, 2013. (Photo by AFP Photo/Sana)


Photo released by the news agency of the Syrian government shows a soldier forces of Bashar al-Assad cutting the wedding cake with a bride during mass ceremony in which several soldiers were married in Homs, on Oktober 10, 2013. (Photo by AFP Photo/Sana)




Mohammed Moses grieves by the grave of his father Oktober 7, 2013, who was killed Sunday by a suicide car bomb attack near the Qabak elementary school in the Shiite Turkomen village of Qabak, Iraq. (Photo by Asociated Press)


Mohammed Moses grieves by the grave of his father Oktober 7, 2013, who was killed Sunday by a suicide car bomb attack near the Qabak elementary school in the Shiite Turkomen village of Qabak, Iraq. (Photo by Asociated Press)




Cheerleaders perform at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing, on Oktober 6, 2013. (Photo by Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters)


Cheerleaders perform at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing, on Oktober 6, 2013. (Photo by Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters)




An Egyptian boy in an army costume salutes while posing next to army soldiers atop an armored vehicle guarding an entrance to Tahrir Square, on Oktober 6, 2013. (Photo by Hassan Ammar/Associated Press)


An Egyptian boy in an army costume salutes while posing next to army soldiers atop an armored vehicle guarding an entrance to Tahrir Square, on Oktober 6, 2013. (Photo by Hassan Ammar/Associated Press)




Military aircraft fly over Cairo's Tahrir Square during celebrations on the 40th anniversary of the start of the 1973 Mideast war, a holiday the military-backed government wanted to use to pay tribute to the armed forces, whose chief ousted Mohamed Morsi in a popularly supported coup on July 3. (Photo by Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Reuters)


Military aircraft fly over Cairo's Tahrir Square during celebrations on the 40th anniversary of the start of the 1973 Mideast war, a holiday the military-backed government wanted to use to pay tribute to the armed forces, whose chief ousted Mohamed Morsi in a popularly supported coup on July 3. (Photo by Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Reuters)




Artist Leandro Granato cries out paint onto a canvas at his studio in the Alejandro Korn town in greater Buenos Aires October 10, 2013. Granato paints using a unique technique that consists of taking in the paint through his nose and squirting it out through his eyes onto a canvas. Granato sends each customer of his artwork a video that demonstrates how he has made the painting they have bought, and explains that the paints he uses do not hurt his eyes. (Photo by Enrique Marcarian/Reuters)


Artist Leandro Granato cries out paint onto a canvas at his studio in the Alejandro Korn town in greater Buenos Aires October 10, 2013. Granato paints using a unique technique that consists of taking in the paint through his nose and squirting it out through his eyes onto a canvas. Granato sends each customer of his artwork a video that demonstrates how he has made the painting they have bought, and explains that the paints he uses do not hurt his eyes. (Photo by Enrique Marcarian/Reuters)




An idol of Hindu goddess Durga is transported on a cycle rickshaw to a venue of worship in Kolkata, India, Sunday, October 6, 2013. The five day Hindu festival Durga Puja is scheduled to start on October 10 and will end with the immersion of idols on October 14. (Photo by Bikas Das/AP Photo)


An idol of Hindu goddess Durga is transported on a cycle rickshaw to a venue of worship in Kolkata, India, Sunday, October 6, 2013. The five day Hindu festival Durga Puja is scheduled to start on October 10 and will end with the immersion of idols on October 14. (Photo by Bikas Das/AP Photo)




In this October 8, 2013. photo, a man looks at a passenger bus submerged in a flooded underpass in Songjiang district, Shanghai, China. Shanghai city officials closed more than 60 parks and the city zoo as residents waded through flood waters after heavy rains hit the financial hub in the aftermath of Typhoon Fitow. (Photo by AP Photo)


In this October 8, 2013. photo, a man looks at a passenger bus submerged in a flooded underpass in Songjiang district, Shanghai, China. Shanghai city officials closed more than 60 parks and the city zoo as residents waded through flood waters after heavy rains hit the financial hub in the aftermath of Typhoon Fitow. (Photo by AP Photo)




Fans in costume arrive for the opening session of the 2013 New York Comic Con at the Jacob Javits Center on October 10, 2013. The four day event which runs October 10–13 is the largest pop culture event on the East Coast. (Photo by Timothy Clary/AFP Photo)


Fans in costume arrive for the opening session of the 2013 New York Comic Con at the Jacob Javits Center on October 10, 2013. The four day event which runs October 10–13 is the largest pop culture event on the East Coast. (Photo by Timothy Clary/AFP Photo)




A nun takes pictures as believers mark 1,700 years since the Edict of Milan, when Roman emperor Constantine issued instructions to end the persecution of Christians, in the southern Serbian city of Nis October 6, 2013. Nis, some 220 km (137 miles) south of Belgrade, is the birthplace of Constantine the Great, the first Roman emperor to convert to Christianity. The Edict of Milan, which he had a part in enacting, proclaimed official tolerance of Christianity across the Empire. (Photo by Marko Djurica/Reuters)


A nun takes pictures as believers mark 1,700 years since the Edict of Milan, when Roman emperor Constantine issued instructions to end the persecution of Christians, in the southern Serbian city of Nis October 6, 2013. Nis, some 220 km (137 miles) south of Belgrade, is the birthplace of Constantine the Great, the first Roman emperor to convert to Christianity. The Edict of Milan, which he had a part in enacting, proclaimed official tolerance of Christianity across the Empire. (Photo by Marko Djurica/Reuters)




A woman looks at Chinese artist Chen Wenling's artwork [Childhood-Harbour] in Beijing October 10, 2013. (Photo by Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters)


A woman looks at Chinese artist Chen Wenling's artwork [Childhood-Harbour] in Beijing October 10, 2013. (Photo by Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters)




A worker prepares food for distribution to the residents and those displaced in the city of Raqqa, eastern Syria October 7, 2013. Around 1,000 free meals are distributed to civilians each day, according to the kitchen workers. (Photo by Nour Fourat/Reuters)


A worker prepares food for distribution to the residents and those displaced in the city of Raqqa, eastern Syria October 7, 2013. Around 1,000 free meals are distributed to civilians each day, according to the kitchen workers. (Photo by Nour Fourat/Reuters)




A member of the media films the room with the IBM Blue Gene Q Supercomputer on the launch day for the HBP at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) in Ecublens, near Lausanne October 7, 2013. Scientists from the 135-partner institution of the Human Brain Project, co-funded by the EU with an estimated budget of EUR 1.2 billion, are meeting in Switzerland for the official launch on Monday. Its goal is to develop methods that will enable a deep understanding of how the human brain operates. (Photo by Denis Balibouse/Reuters)


A member of the media films the room with the IBM Blue Gene Q Supercomputer on the launch day for the HBP at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) in Ecublens, near Lausanne October 7, 2013. Scientists from the 135-partner institution of the Human Brain Project, co-funded by the EU with an estimated budget of EUR 1.2 billion, are meeting in Switzerland for the official launch on Monday. Its goal is to develop methods that will enable a deep understanding of how the human brain operates. (Photo by Denis Balibouse/Reuters)




Members of the media photograph and film a Christie's auction house employee posing amongst works in an exhibition entitled [When Britain Went Pop!] at Christie's Mayfair, a newly opened gallery on New Bond Street in London, Tuesday, October 8, 2013. The exhibition explores the British Pop Art movement from the 1940s to the late 60s with many works coming from international collectors. Some of the privately owned works will be for sale. (Photo by Matt Dunham/AP Photo)


Members of the media photograph and film a Christie's auction house employee posing amongst works in an exhibition entitled [When Britain Went Pop!] at Christie's Mayfair, a newly opened gallery on New Bond Street in London, Tuesday, October 8, 2013. The exhibition explores the British Pop Art movement from the 1940s to the late 60s with many works coming from international collectors. Some of the privately owned works will be for sale. (Photo by Matt Dunham/AP Photo)




Participants in coordinated colours take part during Taiwan's National Day celebrations in front of the Presidential Office in Taipei October 10, 2013. This year marks the 102nd anniversary of the founding of the Republic of China. (Photo by Pichi Chuang/Reuters)


Participants in coordinated colours take part during Taiwan's National Day celebrations in front of the Presidential Office in Taipei October 10, 2013. This year marks the 102nd anniversary of the founding of the Republic of China. (Photo by Pichi Chuang/Reuters)




French artist JR poses with some of his giant portraits at Somerset House for his Inside Out project on October 7, 2013 in London, England. Displaying at the Lazarides gallery and also on hoardings at a building site opposite the Old Bailey, the exhibition is comprised of giant black and white images of members of the public who are photographed in a mobile studio mounted on the back of a small truck. The Inside Out photo booth truck is located on the River Terrace of Somerset House from 3rd – 11th October 2013. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)


French artist JR poses with some of his giant portraits at Somerset House for his Inside Out project on October 7, 2013 in London, England. Displaying at the Lazarides gallery and also on hoardings at a building site opposite the Old Bailey, the exhibition is comprised of giant black and white images of members of the public who are photographed in a mobile studio mounted on the back of a small truck. The Inside Out photo booth truck is located on the River Terrace of Somerset House from 3rd – 11th October 2013. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)




A woman reacts as police officers block the march along a street on the occasion of World Habitat Day in central Phnom Penh October 10, 2013. Residents of Boeung Kak lake, Borei Keila and other communities gathered on Thursday as they called on the Cambodian government to stop evicting them from their homes. World Habitat Day took place on October 7. (Photo by Samrang Pring/Reuters)


A woman reacts as police officers block the march along a street on the occasion of World Habitat Day in central Phnom Penh October 10, 2013. Residents of Boeung Kak lake, Borei Keila and other communities gathered on Thursday as they called on the Cambodian government to stop evicting them from their homes. World Habitat Day took place on October 7. (Photo by Samrang Pring/Reuters)




Young patients watch high rise window washers wearing Superman and Captain America costumes clean the windows of the Sabara Children's Hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Oktober 11, 2013. The hospital had their regular window washers dress up in super hero costumes to commemorate Children's Day. (Photo by Andre Penner/Associated Press)


Young patients watch high rise window washers wearing Superman and Captain America costumes clean the windows of the Sabara Children's Hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Oktober 11, 2013. The hospital had their regular window washers dress up in super hero costumes to commemorate Children's Day. (Photo by Andre Penner/Associated Press)




Police detain a supporter of Chandrababu Naidu, chief of Telugu Desam Party as he tries to stop a vehicle from carrying Naidu to a hospital in New Delhi, on Oktober 11, 2013. Naidu has been on a hunger strike since Monday against the creation of Telangana state, according to local media. Two Indian ministers resigned last week over a cabinet decision to create the new state out of the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, a growing hub for Western IT giants. (Photo by Mansi Thapliyal/Reuters)


Police detain a supporter of Chandrababu Naidu, chief of Telugu Desam Party as he tries to stop a vehicle from carrying Naidu to a hospital in New Delhi, on Oktober 11, 2013. Naidu has been on a hunger strike since Monday against the creation of Telangana state, according to local media. Two Indian ministers resigned last week over a cabinet decision to create the new state out of the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, a growing hub for Western IT giants. (Photo by Mansi Thapliyal/Reuters)




Palestinian protesters hurl rocks at Israeli soldiers during clashes in Betunia, near the West Bank city of Ramallah, on Oktober 11, 2013. (Photo by Mohamad Torokman/Reuters)


Palestinian protesters hurl rocks at Israeli soldiers during clashes in Betunia, near the West Bank city of Ramallah, on Oktober 11, 2013. (Photo by Mohamad Torokman/Reuters)




A demonstrator marches during a teachers protest demanding better working conditions and against police beating, on October 7, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro. (Photo by Christophe Simon/AFP Photo)


A demonstrator marches during a teachers protest demanding better working conditions and against police beating, on October 7, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro. (Photo by Christophe Simon/AFP Photo)




Fallen leaves in autumn colors lie on the ground in Munich, southern Germany, Thursday, October10, 2013. The weather forecast predicts rainy weather and snow for the upcoming days. (Photo by Matthias Schrader/AP Photo)


Fallen leaves in autumn colors lie on the ground in Munich, southern Germany, Thursday, October10, 2013. The weather forecast predicts rainy weather and snow for the upcoming days. (Photo by Matthias Schrader/AP Photo)




Makeup artists Kamila Wysocka and Alexis Jackson from Florida, point at another costumed person as they eat dinner in their zombie makeup at ComicCon in New York, on Oktober 10, 2013. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Reuters)


Makeup artists Kamila Wysocka and Alexis Jackson from Florida, point at another costumed person as they eat dinner in their zombie makeup at ComicCon in New York, on Oktober 10, 2013. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Reuters)




Children sitting inside cement water pipes play on the Marina beach in the southern Indian city of Chennai, on Oktober 10, 2013. (Photo by Reuters/Babu)


Children sitting inside cement water pipes play on the Marina beach in the southern Indian city of Chennai, on Oktober 10, 2013. (Photo by Reuters/Babu)




Visitors look at Kalashnikov automatic rifles during the Arms and Hunting Exhibition in Moscow, Russia, 10 October 2013. The exhibition that runs from 10 to 13 October 2013. (Photo by Yuri Kochetkov/EPA)


Visitors look at Kalashnikov automatic rifles during the Arms and Hunting Exhibition in Moscow, Russia, 10 October 2013. The exhibition that runs from 10 to 13 October 2013. (Photo by Yuri Kochetkov/EPA)




US Secretary of State John Kerry, welcomed by Indonesian beauties, gestures while arriving with Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) for a group photo at Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, 7 October 2013. (Photo by Sergei Chirikov/EPA)


US Secretary of State John Kerry, welcomed by Indonesian beauties, gestures while arriving with Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) for a group photo at Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, 7 October 2013. (Photo by Sergei Chirikov/EPA)




A mask dancer gets ready for the Shikali festival in Khokana, Lalitpur, Nepal, on Oktober 10, 2013. The festival is celebrated by the Newar Community from Khokana during which dancers wear masks of various deities, perform dances, and sacrifice animals in the hopes of getting the blessing of deities. (Photo by Niranjan Shrestha/Associated Press)


A mask dancer gets ready for the Shikali festival in Khokana, Lalitpur, Nepal, on Oktober 10, 2013. The festival is celebrated by the Newar Community from Khokana during which dancers wear masks of various deities, perform dances, and sacrifice animals in the hopes of getting the blessing of deities. (Photo by Niranjan Shrestha/Associated Press)




A woman walks past a gallery's wall bearing the paintings by Song Changqing during the 2013 Beijing 798 Art Festival at the 798 Art Zone in Beijing October 8, 2013. The art zone, originally an unused factory, was transformed into a landmark of contemporary art in Beijing in the 1990s. The annual art festival goes on till October 20. (Photo by Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters)


A woman walks past a gallery's wall bearing the paintings by Song Changqing during the 2013 Beijing 798 Art Festival at the 798 Art Zone in Beijing October 8, 2013. The art zone, originally an unused factory, was transformed into a landmark of contemporary art in Beijing in the 1990s. The annual art festival goes on till October 20. (Photo by Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters)




A Belgian firefighter takes part in a protest for better work conditions in central Brussels October 7, 2013. (Photo by Yves Herman/Reuters)


A Belgian firefighter takes part in a protest for better work conditions in central Brussels October 7, 2013. (Photo by Yves Herman/Reuters)




This stunning rainbow beneath a waterfall is a rare phenomenon that has become one of North America's star attractions in Yosemite. (Photo by Caters News Agency)


This stunning rainbow beneath a waterfall is a rare phenomenon that has become one of North America's star attractions in Yosemite. (Photo by Caters News Agency)




This space-tacular pictures of the gateway to the Milky Way are the shining star of asto-photographer Stephen Banks, on Oktober 7, 2013. (Photo by Caters News Agency)


This space-tacular pictures of the gateway to the Milky Way are the shining star of asto-photographer Stephen Banks, on Oktober 7, 2013. (Photo by Caters News Agency)




The installation [Keeper of Time] is seen in front of enlightened Berlin Cathedral on the first day of Festival of Lights, on Oktober 9, 2013. (Photo by Britta Pedersen/AFP Photo)


The installation [Keeper of Time] is seen in front of enlightened Berlin Cathedral on the first day of Festival of Lights, on Oktober 9, 2013. (Photo by Britta Pedersen/AFP Photo)




An Indian man applies make-up on a boy dressed as Hindu God Rama ahead of a religious procession during the Dussehra festival in Allahabad, on Oktober 10, 2013. (Photo by Sanjay Kanojia/AFP Photo)


An Indian man applies make-up on a boy dressed as Hindu God Rama ahead of a religious procession during the Dussehra festival in Allahabad, on Oktober 10, 2013. (Photo by Sanjay Kanojia/AFP Photo)




Visitors try out small weapons on the HMAS Darwin at Royal Australian Navy's Sydney base of Garden Island, during an open day after the Navy celebrated 100 years since their first ships entered Sydney Harbour, on October 7, 2013. The open day followed the Royal Australian Navy International Fleet Review which also included visiting warships from Britain, Singapore, Japan, India, Thailand and the United States. (Photo by William West/AFP Photo)


Visitors try out small weapons on the HMAS Darwin at Royal Australian Navy's Sydney base of Garden Island, during an open day after the Navy celebrated 100 years since their first ships entered Sydney Harbour, on October 7, 2013. The open day followed the Royal Australian Navy International Fleet Review which also included visiting warships from Britain, Singapore, Japan, India, Thailand and the United States. (Photo by William West/AFP Photo)




A model displays a creation by Ukrainian fashion designer Zalevskiy during the Ukrainian Fashion Week in Kiev on October 10, 2013. (Photo by Sergei Supinsky/AFP Photo)


A model displays a creation by Ukrainian fashion designer Zalevskiy during the Ukrainian Fashion Week in Kiev on October 10, 2013. (Photo by Sergei Supinsky/AFP Photo)




A cleaning employee walks past a model waiting backstage during Ukrainian Fashion Week in Kiev October 9, 2013. (Photo by Gleb Garanich/Reuters)


A cleaning employee walks past a model waiting backstage during Ukrainian Fashion Week in Kiev October 9, 2013. (Photo by Gleb Garanich/Reuters)




Nepalese devotees carry a dancer wearing a mask of a deity as he performs during Shikali festival in Khokana, Lalitpur, Nepal, Thursday, October 10, 2013. The festival is celebrated by the Newar Community from Khokana during which dancers wear masks of various deities, perform dances, and sacrifice animals in the hopes of getting the blessing of deities. (Photo by Niranjan Shrestha/AP Photo)


Nepalese devotees carry a dancer wearing a mask of a deity as he performs during Shikali festival in Khokana, Lalitpur, Nepal, Thursday, October 10, 2013. The festival is celebrated by the Newar Community from Khokana during which dancers wear masks of various deities, perform dances, and sacrifice animals in the hopes of getting the blessing of deities. (Photo by Niranjan Shrestha/AP Photo)




A boy recites from a book during a lesson at a school in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad October 11, 2013. (Photo by Zohra Bensemra/Reuters)


A boy recites from a book during a lesson at a school in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad October 11, 2013. (Photo by Zohra Bensemra/Reuters)




A devotee of the Chinese Bang Neow Shrine with a sword pierced through his cheek takes part in a street procession during the annual vegetarian festival in Phuket October 10, 2013. The festival, featuring face-piercing, spirit mediums, and strict vegetarianism celebrates the local Chinese community's belief that abstinence from meat and various stimulants during the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar will help them obtain good health and peace of mind. (Photo by Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters)


A devotee of the Chinese Bang Neow Shrine with a sword pierced through his cheek takes part in a street procession during the annual vegetarian festival in Phuket October 10, 2013. The festival, featuring face-piercing, spirit mediums, and strict vegetarianism celebrates the local Chinese community's belief that abstinence from meat and various stimulants during the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar will help them obtain good health and peace of mind. (Photo by Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters)




Migbelis Castellanos is crowned new Miss Venezuela 2013 in Caracas on October 10, 2013. (Photos by Ariana Cubillos/AP Photo)


Migbelis Castellanos is crowned new Miss Venezuela 2013 in Caracas on October 10, 2013. (Photos by Ariana Cubillos/AP Photo)




A man paddles a makeshift raft as residents walk past a partially submerged car on a flooded street in Yuyao, Zhejiang province, on Oktober 11, 2013. Power remains cut for the third consecutive day for tens of thousands of households in after Typhoon Fitow-triggered downpours lashed the city. (Photo by Lang Lang/Reuters)


A man paddles a makeshift raft as residents walk past a partially submerged car on a flooded street in Yuyao, Zhejiang province, on Oktober 11, 2013. Power remains cut for the third consecutive day for tens of thousands of households in after Typhoon Fitow-triggered downpours lashed the city. (Photo by Lang Lang/Reuters)




A man watches a sea of clouds as he stands on a side summit of Mount Saentis in Urnaesch, near Appenzell, Switzerland, on Oktober 8, 2013. (Photo by Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone)


A man watches a sea of clouds as he stands on a side summit of Mount Saentis in Urnaesch, near Appenzell, Switzerland, on Oktober 8, 2013. (Photo by Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone)




Journalist and presenter Evan Davies poses with a 3D printed model of himself in the exhibition [3D: printing the future] in the Science Museum in London, on Oktober 8, 2013. Davies' model features his arm in a sling due to him being scanned in August 2013 whilst recovering from a broken wrist. The exhibition features over 600 3D printed objects ranging from replacement organs to artworks, aircraft parts and a handgun. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)


Journalist and presenter Evan Davies poses with a 3D printed model of himself in the exhibition [3D: printing the future] in the Science Museum in London, on Oktober 8, 2013. Davies' model features his arm in a sling due to him being scanned in August 2013 whilst recovering from a broken wrist. The exhibition features over 600 3D printed objects ranging from replacement organs to artworks, aircraft parts and a handgun. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)




Schoolchildren chant prayers during a special class to recognize the anniversary of Malala Yousufzai's shooting by the Taliban, at a school in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, on Oktober 9, 2013. One year after a Taliban bullet tried to silence Malala's demand for education, she has published a book and is a contender for the Nobel Peace Prize. But the militants threaten to kill her should she dare return home from Britain to Pakistan, and the principal at her old school says that as Malala's fame has grown, so has fear in her classrooms. (Photo by Muhammed Muheisen/Associated Press)


Schoolchildren chant prayers during a special class to recognize the anniversary of Malala Yousufzai's shooting by the Taliban, at a school in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, on Oktober 9, 2013. One year after a Taliban bullet tried to silence Malala's demand for education, she has published a book and is a contender for the Nobel Peace Prize. But the militants threaten to kill her should she dare return home from Britain to Pakistan, and the principal at her old school says that as Malala's fame has grown, so has fear in her classrooms. (Photo by Muhammed Muheisen/Associated Press)




Hungarian wingsuit flier Viktor Kovats jumps off a mountain at Tianmen Mountain National Forest Park in Zhangjiajie, China, on Oktober 9, 2013. Kovats died during this fatal jump into a gorge. His body was recovered Wednesday from the steep, forested valley floor at the park, state broadcaster CCTV said. The reports said the highly experienced Kovats apparently died from a head injury after crashing into a cliff-side. His 2,290-foot jump was part of preparations for the Second World Wingsuit Championship being held in the park from October 11 to 13. (Photo by Associated Press)


Hungarian wingsuit flier Viktor Kovats jumps off a mountain at Tianmen Mountain National Forest Park in Zhangjiajie, China, on Oktober 9, 2013. Kovats died during this fatal jump into a gorge. His body was recovered Wednesday from the steep, forested valley floor at the park, state broadcaster CCTV said. The reports said the highly experienced Kovats apparently died from a head injury after crashing into a cliff-side. His 2,290-foot jump was part of preparations for the Second World Wingsuit Championship being held in the park from October 11 to 13. (Photo by Associated Press)




[Free Syrian Army] fighters rush to help their fellow fighter after he was shot by a sniper loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo's Salaheddine neighborhood, on Oktober 9, 2013. (Photo by Ammar Abdullah/Reuters)


[Free Syrian Army] fighters rush to help their fellow fighter after he was shot by a sniper loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo's Salaheddine neighborhood, on Oktober 9, 2013. (Photo by Ammar Abdullah/Reuters)




The Indupol One of the Belgian solar team rides across a desert, 285 kilometers south of Alice Springs, Australia, on Oktober 8, 2013. The solar challenge race, lasting for seven days, will take 43 participants over 3,021 kilometers before ending on Sunday. (Photo by Geert Vanden Wijngaert/Associated Press)


The Indupol One of the Belgian solar team rides across a desert, 285 kilometers south of Alice Springs, Australia, on Oktober 8, 2013. The solar challenge race, lasting for seven days, will take 43 participants over 3,021 kilometers before ending on Sunday. (Photo by Geert Vanden Wijngaert/Associated Press)




French conceptual artist Daniel Buren poses in front of his work, the Chemnitz chimney 2013, in the power plant [eins energie] in Chemnitz, eastern Germany, Tuesday, October 8, 2013. The artist has chosen seven colors representing the new identity of the tower : traffic yellow, signal violet, melon yellow, sky blue, yellow green, strawberry red, and aquamarine. From the top of its 302 meters, the 302-meters (991 ft) Chemnitz chimney is the highest structure in the German state of Saxony. (Photo by Jens Meyer/AP Photo)


French conceptual artist Daniel Buren poses in front of his work, the Chemnitz chimney 2013, in the power plant [eins energie] in Chemnitz, eastern Germany, Tuesday, October 8, 2013. The artist has chosen seven colors representing the new identity of the tower : traffic yellow, signal violet, melon yellow, sky blue, yellow green, strawberry red, and aquamarine. From the top of its 302 meters, the 302-meters (991 ft) Chemnitz chimney is the highest structure in the German state of Saxony. (Photo by Jens Meyer/AP Photo)




Commuters ride on a tricycle cross a flooded road outside a subway station in Shanghai, China Tuesday, October 8, 2013. Typhoon Fitow slammed into southeastern China on Monday with powerful winds and heavy rains that killed at least five people, cut power, canceled flights and suspended train services. (Photo by AP Photo)


Commuters ride on a tricycle cross a flooded road outside a subway station in Shanghai, China Tuesday, October 8, 2013. Typhoon Fitow slammed into southeastern China on Monday with powerful winds and heavy rains that killed at least five people, cut power, canceled flights and suspended train services. (Photo by AP Photo)




File photo dated October 10, 2013 of Dani Marlborough from Gromit Unleashed among some of the giant Gromit sculptures, decorated by celebrities and artists, as they are prepared for auction in aid of Bristol Children's Hospital charity, Wallace and Gromit's Grand Appeal. More than one million people are estimated to have visited giant Gromit sculptures exhibited around a city. (Photo by Tim Ireland/PA Wire)


File photo dated October 10, 2013 of Dani Marlborough from Gromit Unleashed among some of the giant Gromit sculptures, decorated by celebrities and artists, as they are prepared for auction in aid of Bristol Children's Hospital charity, Wallace and Gromit's Grand Appeal. More than one million people are estimated to have visited giant Gromit sculptures exhibited around a city. (Photo by Tim Ireland/PA Wire)




A Sikh youth performs an act of fire as he displays martial art skills during a religious procession on the eve of birth anniversary of Guru Ram Das in Amritsar, India, Tuesday, October 8, 2013. Ram Das was the fourth of the ten gurus of Sikhism. (Photo by Sanjeev Syal/AP Photo)


A Sikh youth performs an act of fire as he displays martial art skills during a religious procession on the eve of birth anniversary of Guru Ram Das in Amritsar, India, Tuesday, October 8, 2013. Ram Das was the fourth of the ten gurus of Sikhism. (Photo by Sanjeev Syal/AP Photo)




A Zombie bride and groom get ready for a Zombie Wedding during Youghaloween Spooktacular which will be held in Youghal between October 25th and 27th. (Photo by John Hennessy)


A Zombie bride and groom get ready for a Zombie Wedding during Youghaloween Spooktacular which will be held in Youghal between October 25th and 27th. (Photo by John Hennessy)




Amber Alferoff inspects pumpkins on display as part of the RHS Giant Pumpkin Competition at the RHS London Harvest Festival held at Lindley Hall, London, on October 8, 2013. (Photo by Jonathan Brady/PA Wire)
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