Day In Pictures: 27 Oct 2010

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Day In Pictures: 27 Oct 2010

Jaintia tribal women perform a traditional dance during the first day of the first International Jatinga Festival at Jatinga, around 330 kilometres south of Gauhati, India. The festival has been organised intending to put Jatinga, a place known for the mysterious death of birds that occurs between August and October, in the tourist map. Image Credit: AP

Day In Pictures: 27 Oct 2010

Giant pandas eat carrots at Bifeng Gorge Breeding Base of Wolong Giant Panda Protection and Research Centre in Ya'an, Sichuan province. Six giant pandas left their home in southwest China's Sichuan Province for Guangzhou Wednesday to add cheer to next month's Asian Games, Xinhua News Agency reported. Image Credit: Reuters

Day In Pictures: 27 Oct 2010

A Buddhist monk walks in floodwaters at a market in Bangkok. The worst floods to hit parts of Thailand in decades have left at least 56 people dead, officials said. Image Credit: AFP

Day In Pictures: 27 Oct 2010

Arab-Israeli protestors flee from Israeli police storming protestors in Umm Al Fahm, after clashes broke out as extreme rightwing Israelis marching under heavy police escort through this Arab town in northern Israel were met by scores of stone-throwing residents. Image Credit: AFP

Day In Pictures: 27 Oct 2010

Romanians march by a line of riot police during a protest against austerity measures in Bucharest, Romania. Romania's parliament began debating a motion of no-confidence against the country's government as about 30,000 people gathered to protest wage cuts and austerity measures. Image Credit: AP

Day In Pictures: 27 Oct 2010

Divers Gareth Calvert (left) and Jamie Oliver pose with pumpkins after a race to carve them underwater in the Ocean Reef display at the London Aquarium. Image Credit: Reuters

Day In Pictures: 27 Oct 2010

Pope Benedict XVI waves as he leads his weekly audience in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican. Image Credit: Reuters

Day In Pictures: 27 Oct 2010

Former Yukos CEO Mikhail Khodorkovsky greets journalists standing behind a glass wall at a court in Moscow, Russia, with the Russian national flag reflected in the glass. Former Russian tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky has begun delivering his final arguments in his second trial, urging the court to reject a 14-year sentence sought by the prosecution for alleged fraud and embezzlement. Image Credit: AP

Day In Pictures: 27 Oct 2010

An eight-week-old female lion cub swims through fall leaves during a swim test at the National Zoo in Washington. The test was to make sure the four cubs will be safe around the water feature when they are put on public display, which is expected to take place in late December. The test was very successful according to the lion keepers.Image Credit: AP

Day In Pictures: 27 Oct 2010

Indian models present creations of designer Niki Mahajan, at the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week Autumn Winter 2010 in New Delhi, India. Image: ZeeNews, India


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