Tuesday Oct. 14: Our World In Pictures
MEXICO — Charros Show Off Roping Skills: In this Aug. 31 photo, charro Leonardo Flores, stands on his horse Canelito while showing off his roping skills; a move called, “florear sobre el caballo,” during a practice session at a corral in southern Mexico City. “Charreria,” the Mexican version of a rodeo, usually consists of nine scoring events that include horses and or cattle. It is Mexico’s official national sport as well as being part of the pride and tradition of the Mexican culture.
FERGUSON — Chalk Drawing Made to Remember Michael Brown: Pastor Charles Burton lies on the driveway at the Ferguson, Mo., police station as a chalk drawing is made as a memorial to Michael Brown on Monday. Activists planned a day of civil disobedience to protest Brown’s shooting in August and a second police shooting in St. Louis last week.
NEW YORK — Sisters Participate in Light and Sound Display: Angela Nailor, 8, and her sister Faith, 6, of Poestenkill, participate in the new Light and Sound Display at miSci: Revealing Light-scapes Installation by Yael Erel, Soundscape by Torben Pastore on Monday.
INDONESIA — Mount Sinabung Erupts: An Indonesian man watches as Mount Sinabung erupts, in Tiga Kicat, North Sumatra, Indonesia, on Monday. Mount Sinabung, among about 130 active volcanoes in Indonesia, has sporadically erupted since 2010 after being dormant for 400 years.
PHILIPPINES — Protesters Demand Justice for Killed Filipino Transgender: Protesters, mostly supporters of LGBT (Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals and Transgenders), stand next to a scribbled message during a candlelight protest to demand justice in the killing of a Filipino transgender Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude, with a U.S. Marine as a possible suspect on Tuesday in Manila, Philippines. Dozens of activists burned a mock U.S. flag as they protested at the U.S. Embassy in Manila on Tuesday, demanding that Washington hand over to the Philippines a U.S. Marine suspected in the killing of a transgender Filipino that the demonstrators labeled a hate crime.
HONG KONG — Police Remove Barricades at Scene of Student-Led Demonstrations: A protester cries after police removed barricades that protesters have set up to block off main roads in Central district in Hong Kong on Tuesday. Hong Kong police removed some barricades on Tuesday from the edge of pro-democracy protest zones that have choked off roads for weeks, the second straight day they have taken such action and signaling their growing impatience with the student-led demonstrators.
MEXICO — Teachers Clash with Riot Police Over Missing Students: Teachers clash with riot police as tear gas spreads in front of the Guerrero state congress building in the city of Chilpancingo, Mexico, on Monday. Hundreds of protesting teachers demanding answers about the 43 students who went missing on Sept. 26 during a confrontation with police, clashed with police at the local congress and outside the state government palace Monday. Officials are attempting to determine if any of the missing students are in newly discovered mass graves.
SOUTH KOREA — N. Korea Leader Makes Appearance in S. Korea: A man watches a TV news program showing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un using a cane during his first public appearance, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, on Tuesday. North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un has made his first public appearance in five weeks, state media reported Tuesday, ending an absence that drove a frenzy of global speculation that something was amiss with the country’s most powerful person.
UKRAINE — Police Clash with Demonstrators Over WWII-Era Group: Police clash with demonstrators outside parliament in Kiev, Ukraine, on Tuesday as deputies repeatedly voted down proposals to officially recognize a contentious WWII-era partisan group as national heroes. Thousands of Svoboda nationalist party supporters rallied in Kiev earlier in the day in celebration of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army, but officials from the party denied vehemently that its members were involved in the unrest.
SEATTLE — Indigenous People Honored with Holiday: Children from the Tulalip Tribes show off their garments for a picture while taking in a view of downtown Seattle following a successful signing ceremony for Resolution No. 31538, honoring indigenous peoples by declaring the second Monday in October “Indigenous Peoples’ Day,” on Monday at Seattle City Hall in Seattle.
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