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Thursday Nov. 12, Our World In Pictures

November 12, 2015 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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GEORGIA — Mother Mourns Veteran Son: Jiffy Helton Sarver places flowers at the grave of her son, 1st Lt. Joseph Helton Jr., who was killed while serving in Iraq in 2009, at Georgia National Cemetery on Wednesday in Canton. “This was his favorite time of day,” said Sarver. “He loved sunrises.”

ATHENS — Country’s First Strike Begins: A riot policeman tries to avoid a petrol bomb thrown by protesters during a rally on Thursday. Clashes have broken out between riot police and youths at a demonstration during the first general strike since the country’s left-led government initially came to power in January.

PARK SLOPE — Hospital Gives Free Tests: Nursing student and New York Methodist Hospital (NYM) volunteer Allison Denver performs a blood pressure screening at NYM’s World Diabetes Day health fair on Wednesday. World Diabetes Day was established in 1991 by the World Health Organization in response to growing concerns about the escalating health threat posed by diabetes, which impacts an estimated 30 million Americans.

PAKISTAN — Woman Kneels at Temple: A Hindu woman lights candles during Diwali celebrations at a local temple in Lahore on Wednesday. Diwali, the festival of lights, is one of Hinduism’s most important festivals dedicated to the worship of Lakshmi, the Hindu goddess of wealth.

LONDON — Sky Scene Welcomes PM: The Red Arrows perform over the landmark Big Ben as India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi starts his three day visit to Britain on Thursday.

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