World in Pictures: 14 October 2011

By Tom Phillips REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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Miner celebration

What? A firework display marks the unveiling of of a monument donated to Chile by Chinese government, to commemorate the first anniversary of the rescue of the 33 Chilean trapped miners.

Where? Copiapo city, Chile

Want more? Chilean miners | Mine rescue anniversary news

REUTERS/Victor Ruiz Caballero
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Chilean protests

What? Demonstrators clash with riot police during the ongoing student protests against the government, demanding changes in the public state education system.

Where? Santiago, Chile

Want more? Chilean protests | Education in Chile

REUTERS/Nadeem Soomro
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Highway attack

What? Locals watch burning fuel trucks, part of a an Afghanistan-bound convoy of NATO fuel supply trucks, which were attacked by gunmen on a highway in Pakistan, setting fire to six of them.

Where? Shikarpur, Pakistan

Want more? Pakistan news | Afghanistan conflict

REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad
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What? Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel drives his Red Bull car along a straight during the second practice session of the South Korean F1 Grand Prix.

Where? Korea International Circuit, Yeongam

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REUTERS/Bernardo Montoya
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Protest in Mexico

What? People place flowers representing victims of sexual violence in Nicaragua on the staircase of the Monument of the Angel of Independence during a protest in Mexico City. Amnesty International is demanding that Nicaragua review its total ban on abortions, which applies even when the woman's life is in danger.

Where? Mexcio City, Mexico

Want more? Abortion in Nicaragua | Amnesty International

REUTERS/Nicole Neroulias
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Superhero in trouble

What? Seattle-based superhero "Phoenix Jones" - real name Benjamin Fodor - leaves court after he was arrested on Sunday for pepper-spraying a group of clubbers he thought were involved in a street brawl. He has yet to be charged over the incident.

Where? Seattle, USA

Want more? Phoenix Jones | Real-life superheroes

REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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Bull anatomy

What? A "plastinated" bull from the "Koerperwelten der Tiere" (Body Worlds of Animals) exhibition by German anatomist Gunther von Hagens, which opens in Frankfurt on Saturday October 15.

Where? Senkenberg Museum, Frankfurt, Germany

Want more? Gunther von Hagens | Anatomy

REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Dry dog

What? A woman gestures towards passing boats as her dog stands clear of the flood waters in Thailand's Pathum Thani province, following the flooding that has covered a third of the country since July and caused damage of at least $3 billion.

Where? Pathum Thani province, Thailand

Want more? 2011 Thailand floods | Thailand news

REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez
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Guatemala floods

What? A man wades through the water outside a flooded house in Guatemala, after Guatemalan authorities declared that the country was on "red alert" after tropical storm 12E caused widespread flooding, reportedly killing as many as 18 people.

Where? Santa Rosa, Chiquimulilla, Guatemala

Want more? Tropical Storm 12E | Guatemala floods

REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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Yemen protests

What? A boy shouts anti-government slogans during a ceremony commemorating the 48th anniversary of a revolution that liberated the south of Yemen from British rule,in the capital's Taghyeer Square, as the months-long protests against Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh continue.

Where? Sanaa, Yemen

Want more? 2011 Yemen protests | History of Yemen