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Our world in photos: October 25

October 25, 2022 Michaela Keil
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NEW YORK — The Walking Dead: Costumed actors, promoting the Halloween premiere of the AMC television series “The Walking Dead”, shambled along the Brooklyn Bridge while posing for pictures in New York, on Oct. 26, 2010. Clemson University English professor Sarah Lauro says people are more interested in zombies when they’re dissatisfied with society as a whole. As of 2009, Lauro said, zombie walks had been documented in 20 countries. 
Photo: Seth Wenig/AP, File


AUSTRIA — Giant Slalom: Switzerland’s Marco Odermatt skied on his way to win an alpine ski, men’s World Cup giant slalom, in Soelden, on Sunday.
Photo: Giovanni Auletta/AP


GERMANY — Still standing: Autumn colored trees stood besides trees destroyed by the bark beetle and drought near Schierke, on Sunday.
Photo: Matthias Schrader/AP


INDIA — Diwali: A slum was decorated with lanterns and lights during Diwali, the festival of lights in Mumbai, on Monday. Diwali is the Hindu festival that symbolizes the victory of light over darkness.
Photo: Rafiq Maqbool/AP


CUBA — Wedding preparation: Liusba Grajales, left, put makeup on her daughter Ainhoa as her partner Lisset Diaz Vallejo got ready as they prepared to get married in Santa Clara, on Friday. The couple, who have been together for seven years, is one of the first to make the decision to get legally married in Cuba following the new Family Code, which opened up everything from equal marriage to surrogate mothers.
Photo: Ismael Francisco/AP


NEPAL — Dog festival: A Nepalese policeman applied vermillion on the forehead of a police dog during Kukkur Tihar dog festival at their kennel division in Kathmandu, on Monday. Dogs are worshiped to acknowledge their role in providing security during Kukkur Tihar which falls on the second day of Tihar festival, one of the most important Hindu festivals of this Himalayan nation.
Photo: Niranjan Shrestha/AP


TEXAS — Celebration: Red Bull driver Max Verstappen, of the Netherlands, celebrated with the Red Bull team following the Formula One U.S. Grand Prix auto race at Circuit of the Americas, on Sunday, in Austin. Verstappen won the race and team Red Bull won the constructors’ championship.
Photo: Darron Cummings/AP


NEW YORK — Crumbling: Principal Anthony Embriano of Boy’s High in New York’s Bedford-Styvesant, spoke to the students on October 26, 1993, about what will be done to repair the school. Classroom ceilings with peeling paint, holes in the roof and dry water fountains were among the building’s decay, requiring a $29 million cleanup on the century-old school.
Photo: Jim Cooper/AP


MISSOURI — Evacuated: Students stood in a parking lot near the Central Visual & Performing Arts High School after a reported shooting at the school in St. Louis on Monday.
Photo: David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP


FRANCE — Funeral: The coffin of 12-year-old schoolgirl, known as Lola, was carried inside the church of Lillers for her funeral ceremony, in Lillers, on Monday. France was “profoundly shaken” by the murder of a 12-year-old schoolgirl, whose body was found in a plastic box, dumped in a courtyard of a building in northeastern Paris.
Photo: Michel Spingler/AP


WASHINGTON, D.C. — Reflections: First lady Jill Biden was reflected in a mirror as she spoke during an event to launch the American Cancer Society’s national roundtables on breast and cervical cancer in the State Dining Room of the White House, on Monday.
Photo: Patrick Semansky/AP


CALIFORNIA — Dunked: Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker dunked against the Los Angeles Clippers during the second half of an NBA basketball game, on Sunday, in Los Angeles.
Photo: Alex Gallardo/AP

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