World in Pictures: 26 October 2011

By Maureen O'Hare REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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Tihar Festival

What? A customer selects garland made of marigold flowers, used to worship and decorated houses and shops during the Tihar festival, from a vendor in Kathmandu.

Where? Kathmandu

Want more? Tihar festival | Laxmi, goddess of wealth

REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed
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Funeral of Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Sultan

What? Family members of Saudi Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz al-Saud, who died in New York on Saturday, perform final prayers at his grave at Al Oud cemetery in Riyadh.

Where? Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Want more? Death of Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Sultan | Who will succeed him?

REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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Turkish earthquake

What? Two men comfort each other near a collapsed building in Ercis, near the eastern Turkish city of Van.

Where? Van, Turkey

Want more? Earthquake in Turkey | Turkish rescue efforts

REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Occupy Wall Street

What? Bill Talen, known as Reverend Billy, delivers a speech to Members of the Occupy Wall Street movement.

Where? Zuccotti park in New York

Want more? Occupy Wall Street | Reverend Billy

REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov
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Protests in Russia

What? Russian police officers detain an activist from the 'Other Russia' opposition movement during a protest against forthcoming elections in central Moscow.

Where? Moscow, Russia

Want more? 'Other Russia' opposition movement | Russia's upcoming elections

REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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A policeman keeps guard

What? An Indian policeman keeps guard from a bunker after a grenade blast in a market in Srinagar. At least three policemen were injured on Tuesday after suspected militants lobbed two grenades on security bunkers at two different locations in Srinagar, police said.

Where? Srinagar, Indian-adminstered Kashmir

Want more? Militants injure police in Srinagar | History of Kashmir

REUTERS/Jason Reed
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Obama and Leno

What? US President Barack Obama smiles during the taping of the Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

Where? Burbank, California

Want more? Obama on Jay Leno | Hosts of the Tonight Show

REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Sunbathing in Brazil

What? A man sunbathes at the Praia de Icarai beach in Niteroi. Rio de Janeiro is seen in the background.

Where? Niteroi, Brazil

Want more? Best beaches in South America | Brazil Travel Guide

REUTERS/Stringer
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Baby rescued in Turkey

What? Rescue workers carry a 14-day-old baby from a collapsed building in Ercis, near the eastern Turkish city of Van.

Where? Van, Turkey

Want more? Baby rescued from Turkish earthquake | Latest news on Turkish rescue efforts

REUTERS/Insiya Syed
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World's population to reach seven billion

What? A newborn baby inside a maternity ward in Karachi. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations.

Where? Karachi, Pakistan

Want more? World's population to reach seven billion | What was the world's population on the day that you were born?