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Wednesday November 8, Our World in Pictures

November 8, 2017 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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NEW YORK — De Blasio Wins Mayoral Race: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, right, hugs his wife Chirlane McCray during his election night victory party on Tuesday.

RUSSIA — Residents Celebrate Bolshevik Revolution: Communist Party supporters carry Andy Warhol-style portraits of Cuban Revolution hero Ernesto “Che” Guevara, center, and Soviet leader Josef Stalin, right, during a demonstration marking the 100th anniversary of the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution in Moscow on Tuesday. Thousands of communist demonstrators marked the centennial of the 1917 revolution by marching across downtown Moscow.

SPAIN — Secession Supporters are Jailed: Demonstrators block a highway during a worker’s union strike in Borrassa on Wednesday. The regional government was sacked by Madrid and many of its members were jailed in a rebellion probe after pushing ahead with secession from Spain.

INDIA — Air Quality Sparks Public Health Emergency: Cows stand by the side of a road as a truck drives with lights on through smog in Greater Noida on Wednesday. A thick gray haze enveloped India’s capital on as air pollution hit hazardous levels. The Indian Medical Association said New Delhi was in the midst of a “public health emergency” and appealed to the city government to halt sports and other outdoor activities in schools.

CHINA — Trump Continues Trip Through Asia: President Donald Trump, right, meets opera performers, accompanied by Chinese President Xi Jinping, as they tour the Forbidden City on Wednesday in Beijing. Trump is on a five-country trip through Asia traveling to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines.

ZIMBABWE — First Lady Prepares to Take President’s Place: Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe, left, and his wife Grace chant the party’s slogan during a solidarity rally in Harare on Wednesday. The president said he fired his deputy and longtime ally for scheming to take power, including by consulting witch doctors. Now Mugabe’s wife appears poised for the role.

ENGLAND — Poppies Honor Fallen Soldiers: Autumn leaves lie on Remembrance poppies placed at The Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey in London on Wednesday. The poppies are placed to honor and remember those who have been injured or killed serving in the Armed Forces.

GERMANY – Alone in a Crowd: A larch glows golden surrounded by snow covered trees in Bayrischzell, Germany, Tuesday.

MEDITERRANEAN SEA – Migrants Rescued at Sea: Migrants from a sinking inflatable boat try to get on a Libyan coast guard boat during a rescue operation at sea, on Monday. Five migrants have died as a German nonprofit organization, Sea-Watch, and the Libyan coast guard tried to rescue them from their foundering boat in the Mediterranean, with each side blaming the other for botching the operation. 

GERMANY – Swam Catching: Olaf Niess catches a swan as he transports swans to their winter enclosure on Alster river in Hamburg, Germany, Tuesday. 

RUSSIA – Revolution Anniversary: Communist Party supporters hold a flag depicting Soviet dictator Josef Stalin as they attend a rally to mark the 100th anniversary of the 1917 Bolshevik revolution in St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday. 


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