Thursday Nov. 14: Our World In Pictures
GERMANY — “Hen” Dances During Audiovisual Performance: U.S. artist “Hen” of San Francisco dances during the audiovisual performance “StratoFyzika” at the 18th international festival for computer-based art “CYNETART 2014” in the Festspielhaus Hellerau in Dresden, Germany, on Thursday. More than 60 international artists of 20 countries have been invited to present their work.
NEW YORK — Ceremony Held on Wednesday to Remember Flight 587: Yasmin Hernandez, center, cries while holding her children Nicholas Hayes, 12, left, and Gage Hayes, 10, during a ceremony at the Flight 587 Memorial in the Rockaways section of New York, on Wednesday. Hernandez’s mother, Julia Dominguez, was killed along with 264 other people when American Airlines Flight 587 crashed after takeoff in 2001.
ARGENTINA — Late-Singer Gilda’s Birthday Celebrated in Buenos Aires: In this Oct. 11 photo, Flavia Piana holds a cake she made as she sings happy birthday to the late Argentine singer Gilda where the singer is buried at the Chacarita cemetery on what would have been Gilda’s birthday in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Cumbia singer Miriam Alejandra Bianchi was born in 1961, and her stage name Gilda was in tribute to Rita Hayworth. She became one of Argentina’s most popular folk saints after she was killed in a bus accident when she was just 35. People gather at her tomb to honor her and thank for her miracles.
MYANMAR — Women Greet World Leaders at East Asia Summit: A woman in look-a-like ethnic Kayan-Padaung attire, with a fake copper neck ring, stands to welcome leaders attending the East Asia Summit at Myanmar International Convention Center in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, on Thursday. Women welcoming world leaders stand in rows, colorfully clad in costumes representing Myanmar’s many ethnic groups, some with their hair tied in high knots or wrapped in red headdresses, others donning horizontally striped longyi and silver coin-studded capes. But none of the ushers belong to any of the minority groups they represent.
KANSAS — Firefighters Fight to Extinguish Burning Car: Firefighters are partially obscured by smoke on Tuesday as they work to extinguish a burning car in Salina, Kan.
INDIA — Indian Man Looks Through Clay Pipe: An Indian man looks through a clay pipe used for smoking tobacco, near a slum in New Delhi, India, on Thursday. A 2013 census report with India’s first complete count of its vast slum population said one in six people in Indian cities live in some 100,000 sprawling slums with conditions “unfit for human habitation.” Some 800 million people in the country live in poverty.
COSTA RICA — Dogs Wait During Hoarding Rescue Operation: In this image released on Thursday, a dog waits to be rescued during a hoarding rescue operation in Desamparados, Costa Rica. Teams from The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society International assisted The Department of Animal Health (Senasa) in rescuing 12 cats and five dogs from the home of an elderly woman unable to care for them.
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