Day In Pictures: 30 Oct 2010

The ten best images from around the world in the past 24 hours.

Day In Pictures: 30 Oct 2010
Birds that were feeding on grass near the runway swarm upwards as a US Air Force plane makes touch-and-go landings at the Fort Smith Regional Airport in Fort Smith, Arkansas.Image Credit: AP

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Residents drive a heavily modified custom three-wheeled motorcycle through floodwater in Ayutthaya province, north of the Thai capital Bangkok. The death toll from severe floods in Thailand has risen to 100, including at least three foreigners, although the waters have receded in some areas, officials said.Image Credit: AFP

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Fumie Suguri from Japan, performs her free skate programme in the ladies competition at the Skate Canada International figure skating competition in Kingston, Ontario. Image Credit: AP

Day In Pictures: 30 Oct 2010
People dressed as chickens stage a dancing protest against animal cruelty on behalf of Peta (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) in front of Times Square's McDonalds in New York. Peta staged the demonstration to protest against alleged cruel slaughtering methods in the US to kill chicken to make McNuggets, during which Peta claims the chicken is still conscious when they are sent to the knife.Image Credit: AFP

Day In Pictures: 30 Oct 2010
A wooden skeleton lays on the beach before being hung on the US-Mexico border fence by Pro-migrant Defence Coalition members ahead of Day of the Dead celebrations in Tijuana, Mexico. Mexicans celebrate Day of the Dead to honour deceased loved ones, a tradition that coincides with All Saints Day and All Souls Day on November 1 and 2. Image Credit: AP

Day In Pictures: 30 Oct 2010
Supporters of incumbent President Laurent Gbagbo jump from the stands onto the stadium field during his final campaign rally in Abidjan, Ivory Coast on the last day of campaigning ahead of Sunday's presidential election. Ivory Coast, the world's largest cocoa producer, has been overdue for an election since 2005 when President Gbagbo's term ended. Gbagbo is running ahead in polls, followed closely by former President Henri Konan Bedie and former Prime Minister Alassane Ouattara. Image Credit: AP

Day In Pictures: 30 Oct 2010

Brazilian swimmer and overall leader Thiago Pereira competes in the heats of the men's 100m individual medley event during the fifth meet of the Swimming World Cup in Berlin, Germany. Image Credit: AFP

Day In Pictures: 30 Oct 2010
Extendable bumpers are pictured on a 1964 Aston Martin DB5 vehicle used by British actor Sean Connery when he played fictional spy character James Bond in the films Goldfinger and Thunderball, during a photocall in London. Image Credit: AFP

Day In Pictures: 30 Oct 2010
In this image made with a slow shutter speed, vehicles run during practice for Sunday's Nascar Sprint Cup series auto race in Talladega, Alabama. Image Credit: AP

Day In Pictures: 30 Oct 2010
A couple walks past colourful trees at the Sihlfeld cemetery in Zurich, Switzerland. Image Credit: Reuter



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