Tuesday Oct. 20, Our World In Pictures
NEW DEHLI — Effigies Line Roads: Girls walk past effigies of demon king Ravana displayed for sale at a roadside before Hindu festival Dussehra on Tuesday. Dussehra, also known as Vijayadashami, commemorates the victory of the Hindu god Rama over Ravana, an evil ruler who had abducted Rama’s wife, Sita Devi. Rama killed Ravana to free Sita. The burning of effigies of Ravana, signifying the victory of good over evil, bring the festivities to a close.
SLOVENIA — Migrants Continue Journey: Police officers ride in front of migrants after they crossed the border from Croatia on Tuesday. The country accused Croatia on Tuesday of sending thousands of migrants toward its borders “without control,” ignoring requests to contain the surge, and urged the rest of the European Union to get involved in solving the crisis.
MONTREAL — Canada Votes in New Prime Minister: Liberal leader Justin Trudeau makes his way to the stage with wife Sophie Gregoire at the Liberal party headquarters on Tuesday. Trudeau, the son of late Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, became Canada’s new prime minister after beating Conservative Stephen Harper.
LONDON — Queen Welcomes President: From left, Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron, Home Secretary Theresa May, Queen Elizabeth II and Chinese President Xi Jinping at Horse Guards Parade during the ceremonial welcome for the president on the first day of his state visit to the United Kingdom. Xi Jinping arrived in Britain Monday for a four-day state visit as part of a push to increase trade ties between the two countries.
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