Tuesday Nov. 4: Our World In Pictures
PERU — Man Digs Grave for Brother-in-Law: In this Oct. 29 photo, Dionisio Mulla digs a grave for his brother-in-law Felix Huaman in Huallhua in Peru’s Ayahuanco district. Felix was killed 24 years ago while defending their town with two other men, so villagers could escape from Shining Path militants. However their remains were exhumed only last year and recently handed over to relatives.
INDIA — Soldier Checks Civilian’s ID at Curfew Checkpoint: An Indian paramilitary soldier checks the identity of a civilian during curfew in Srinagar, India, on Tuesday. Parts of the city were under curfew after Indian army soldiers killed two Kashmiris at a check-point in Jammu and Kashmir’s Budgam district on Monday.
RUSSIA — 39,000-Year-Old Mammoth Body Moved to Display: In this file photo dated Oct. 28, Russian Geographic Society staff members carry the body of baby mammoth to put on display in Moscow, Russia. The 39,000-year-old baby mammoth is named Yuka, derived from the Yukagir coastline where she was found. Yuka was found four years ago in the Siberian permafrost and was between 6 and 11 years old when she died. Scientists call Yuka the best preserved mammoth in the history of paleontology.
OREGON — Hikers Visit Tumalo Falls: From left, Autumn Hiatt, 15, of Bend, Alex Bach, 16, of Bend, Ethan Reeve, 15, of Bend, and Juan Marcelo, 15, of Bend, hike behind Tumalo Falls in Bend, Ore., on Oct. 4.
WASHINGTON — Marysville Community Remembers Shooting Victims: Justyn Oakgrove, from left, 13, Star Velasco, John Oakgrove and Logan Oakgrove, 10, of The Little Thunderbirds Drum and Dance Troupe of Red Lake, sing an honor song during a presentation of a dreamcatcher to the Marysville community from a delegation of survivors, families and supporters from the Red Lake Reservation, Minn. and Newtown, Conn., held at the Marysville School District Service Center in Marysville, Wash., on Monday. The dreamcatcher was first presented to Columbine High School after the school shooting in 1999, and was passed on to Red Lake and then Newtown after the school shootings in their communities before being brought to Marysville. When the 2005 shooting occurred in Red Lake, Columbine survivors traveled to Minnesota to show their support for the community. When the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting occurred in 2012, the delegation from Red Lake traveled to Newtown, Conn. to continue the line of support. This weekend, the same delegation came to Marysville with Susan Connelly, a counselor at Newtown Middle School, to join Marysville in solidarity.
RUSSIA — Troops Stand Guard During Performance: Russian Interior Ministry troops stand guard as artists perform on a stage entertaining people who march through downtown Moscow under the slogan “We are united” to mark People’s Unity Day, a public holiday in Russia on Tuesday.
MAINE — America Votes: Firefighter Takes Sign Out of Storage on Election Day: Firefighter Cheyne Hansen takes a sign out of storage at a municipal garage while helping election officials scramble to set up a last-minute polling place on Tuesday in Camden, Maine. Sunday’s snow storm knocked out power to much of the town, including the usual voting location at the public safety building, so officials decided to set up a polling place at a nearby church hall.
LEBANON — Shiite Supporters Commemorate the Battle of Karbala: A Lebanese Shiite supporter of Hezbollah with a bandana on his head reading, “Oh Abu-Abdullah Hussein,” raises his hand Arabic that read, “at your service,” as he listens to the story of Imam Hussein, the holy day of Ashoura, in the southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, on Tuesday. Shiites mark Ashoura, the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, to commemorate the Battle of Karbala in the Seventh century when Imam Hussein, a grandson of Prophet Muhammad, was killed in present-day Iraq.
TURKEY-SYRIA — Refugee Children Attend English Lessons at Makeshift School: In this picture taken on Sunday, Syrian Kurdish refugee children from the Kobani area attend an English lesson in a makeshift school at a refugee camp in Suruc, near the Turkey-Syria border. It’s only a blue tent at the back of a refugee camp in the Turkish border town of Suruc. But for dozens of children who study in the makeshift school, it’s a glimmer of hope. Inside, brightly colored drawings are pinned to the plastic walls, and wooden desks stand in two neat rows. For some of the Kurdish kids who fled with their families from the besieged Syrian town of Kobani across the border, this is the only school they’ve known.
BUENOS AIRES — Men Wade Through Flooded Roads: Men wade through flooded roads near Carmen de Areco, Argentina, on Monday. Two people have died due to the heavy rain that started Thursday, affecting the province of Buenos Aires where thousands have evacuated their homes.
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