Monday Oct. 20: Our World In Pictures
INDIA — Officer Performs Daredevil Stunt Through Ring of Fire: A member of Shwet Ashw, the motorcycle display team of the Indian army, jumps through a fire ring as he performs a daredevil stunt during the platinum jubilee celebrations of Corps of Military Police in Bangalore, India, on Monday.
FLORIDA — Zombies Pedal, Participate in Parade: In this Sunday photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, a participant in the Zombie Bike Ride pedals down a street in Key West, Fla. The event attracted some 7,000 costumed riders and coincided with Key West’s annual Fantasy Fest costuming and masking festival that continues through Sunday.
NEW YORK — Church Officiates March for Groundbreaking Ceremony: With One World Trade Center in the background, a procession made up of church officiates, including Archbishop Demetrios of America, center, and others, walks to a groundbreaking for the St. Nicholas National Shrine, on Saturday in New York. The event marked a new beginning for the former St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, the only house of worship destroyed during the 9/11 attacks.
LIBERIA — Health Workers Bury Suspected Ebola Victim: Health workers bury the body of a woman who is suspected of having died of the Ebola virus in Bomi county, on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia, on Monday. Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said Ebola has killed more than 2,000 people in her country and has brought it to “a standstill,” noting that Liberia and two other badly hit countries were already weakened by years of war.
PAKISTAN — Vendor Adjusts Merchandise at Weekly Bazaar: A Pakistani vendor adjusts a wall clock displayed at his stall for sale at a weekly bazaar in Islamabad, Pakistan, on Sunday.
COLORADO — Colo. Pit Bull Ban Forces Pup to Live Away from Family: In this Oct. 14, 2014 photo, a pit bull named Buddy stands with caretaker Michelle Mayer, left, and 9-year-old Charlie Burton, at a dog park in the south Denver suburb of Englewood, Colo. Buddy is being cared for in Englewood because of a ban on pit bulls in Aurora, Colo., where the dog lived with his owners. In the November general election, voters will decide whether to repeal Aurora’s ban on pit bulls, which has been in place for the past nine years.
HONG KONG — Police Guard Main Road After New Protest Scuffles Break Out: Riot police officers stand guard at a main road in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong on Friday. New scuffles broke out Friday night between Hong Kong riot police and pro-democracy activists in a district where police cleared protesters earlier in the day. The chaotic scenes unfolded hours after police moved in to clear tents, canopies and barricades at Mong Kok, a smaller protest zone across Victoria Harbor from the main occupied area in the heart of the financial district.
CALIFORNIA — Injured Track Star Nominated for Homecoming King: Friends including Steven Bush 17, center, joke with Andy Wu at Bella Vista High School in Fair Oaks on Friday. Wu, senior at Bella Vista High School, injured his spinal cord after jumping into Folsom Lake earlier this summer. The former track runner is now back at school, and nominated for homecoming.
ST. LOUIS — Rams Fans, Ferguson Protesters Clash at Football Game: Protesters fight to regain control of a flag that was taken by a fan, right, leaving the Edward Jones Dome after an NFL football game between the St. Louis Rams and the Seattle Seahawks in St. Louis on Sunday. Police say two women have been arrested after dozens of Rams fans and Ferguson protesters clashed. The scuffle broke out when fans argued with the protesters who had been yelling and chanting about the killing of Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old, by a white police officer.
IRAQ — Syrian Refugee Child Rests in Bus: In this Thursday photo, a Syrian refugee child rests in a bus while waiting to depart for the Basirma refugee camp, at the Ibrahim Khalil border crossing between Turkey and Iraq, in Zakho, the northern Kurdish region of Iraq. According to the International Organization for Migration more than 7,000 displaced Syrians crossed into northern Iraq this week at the Ibrahim Khalil border crossing in busses provided by IOM.
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