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Monday October 30, Our World in Pictures

October 30, 2017 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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SPAIN — Fans Fill the Stands: Girona supporters celebrate at the end of the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Girona and Real Madrid in Girona on Sunday. Girona won 2-1.

BANGLADESH — Studying the Quran: Rohingya refugee children attend recitation classes of the holy Quran in a newly opened madrasa, or religious school, amid material stocked for constructing latrines in Balukhali refugee camp on Monday.

RUSSIA — Country Remembers Victims: In this Monday photo, women walk past a portrait of a victim hanging on a tree at Levashovo Memorial Cemetery, which is the resting place of victims of Soviet repressions during the Great Terror, the Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin’s purges. About 45,000 of the executed were buried in the cemetery in 1937–1953, and Oct. 30 is the Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Political Repressions in Russia.

ITALY — New Exhibit Opens: A visitor looks at the painting “Portrait of Martin Luther and Katharina Von Bora” by Lucas Cranach the Elder, which is on display as part of a new exhibition in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence on Monday.

NEPAL — Devotees Decorate Religious Site: Pigeons fly past Nepalese workers splashing color on the Boudhanath Stupa in Kathmandu on Monday. Devotees offer color on auspicious days at this stupa, which is an important pilgrimage site for Buddhists.

PHILIPPINES — Country Scales Back Troops: Philippine Marine CPL Reginald Dangani holds his 4-month-old baby Zia, upon disembarking from the Philippine Navy ship BRP Tarlac on Monday in Manila. Philippine troops began scaling down their forces following the liberation of Marawi from the IS-linked militants.

CHINA — Fashion Week Kicks Off: A model wears a design by Elegant Prosper during China Fashion Week at the Phoenix Center in Beijing on Monday.

MEXICO – Day of the Dead: Performers participate in the Day of the Dead parade on Mexico City’s main Reforma Avenue, Saturday. Mexico’s capital is holding its Day of the Dead parade, an idea actually born out of the imagination of a scriptwriter for the James Bond movie “Spectre.” 

LOUSIANA – Voodoo Music Experience: Ty Taylor of Vintage Trouble performs at the Voodoo Music Experience in City Park on Saturday in New Orleans. 

SOMALIA – Car Bomb: Somali soldiers stand near the wreckage of vehicles in Mogadishu, Somalia, Sunday, after a car bomb detonated Saturday night. A Somali police officer said security forces ended a night-long siege at a Mogadishu hotel by attackers who stormed the building after a suicide car bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the entrance gate. 

KENYA – Opposition Parade: Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga waves to the surrounding crowds of supporters as he drives around the Kawangware slum, after attending a church service there, in Nairobi, Kenya, Sunday. Warning that Kenya is in “grave danger,” Odinga said in an interview with The Associated Press earlier on Sunday that the country’s repeat presidential election was a sham and that a new vote should be held within 90 days. 

BRAZIL – Wildfire in National Park: A wild fire burns in the Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park in Goias state, Brazil, Saturday. Hundreds of men and women have joined forces with firefighters to help control the wildfire that has ravaged more than a quarter of the national park. 


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