World in Pictures: 27 October 2011

By Tom Phillips REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl
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Turkey rescue continues

What? A mannequin is seen behind a shop display window overlooking the rescue efforts at a collapsed building after the Turkey earthquake.

Where? Ercis, Turkey

Want more? Turkey earthquake news | Turkey Earthquake Appeal

REUTERS/Insiya Syed
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Celebrating Diwali

What? 20-year-old Poonam raises a lit flare outside her family home in celebration of Diwali, the festival of lights.

Where? Karachi, Pakistan

Want more? Diwali | Festival of Lights

REUTERS/Jorge Adorno
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What? Steven Tyler, the lead singer of rock band Aerosmith, performs during a concert on the first stop of their Latin America tour at the Jockey Club in Asuncion. 63-year-old Tyler had to be treated in a local hospital on Tuesday for injuries to his face and teeth after an accident inside his hotel room, organizers said.

Where? Asuncion, Paraguay

Want more? Aerosmith | Steven Tyler

REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Bangkok floods rise

What? A tuk-tuk taxi carries tourists as flood waters rise around the Grand Palace in central Bangkok. Floodwater swamped a new area of Thailand's capital as some shops started rationing food and the prime minister warned that parts of Bangkok could be flooded for up to a month.

Where? Bangkok, Thailand

Want more? 2011 Thailand floods | Bangkok news

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Night lights

What? An image taken from the International Space Station (seen at the top) shows lights from cities across northern USA.

Where? Low Earth Orbit

Want more? Pictures of Earth from space | International Space Station

REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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China's tax riots

What? Riot police order people to move at the entrance to the Zhili town government building in Huzhou city, China, where hundreds of people have clashed with police after a dispute between tax authorities and a local shop owner snowballed into protests.

Where? Huzhou, Zhejiang province

Want more? China tax protest news | Chinese police

REUTERS/John Vizcaino
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Clown police

What? Colombian students mock riot police during a demonstration in Bogota, part of a nationwide protest against the government's reform of public universities.

Where? Bogota, Colombia

Want more? Colombia student protests | Riot police

REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
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Eurozone crisis averted?

What? Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi talks to the press at the end of the eurozone leaders summit in Brussels, where politicians reached agreement on a package of measures to tackle the eurozone's sovereign debt crisis.

Where? Brussels, Belgium

Want more? Eurozone crisis | Silvio Berlusconi

REUTERS/Ferenc Redei
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Underwater therapy

What? A parent and his infant take part in an underwater nerve therapy session by the Gézengúz (Rascal) Foundation in Budapest, which helps infants and children who have birth injuries and congenital developmental conditions.

Where? Budapest, Hungary

Want more? Gézengúz Foundation | Underwater therapy

REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
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What? Horsemen compete during a Buzkashi game - the Afghan national sport, played between two teams of horsemen competing to throw a beheaded calf, goat, or sheep into a scoring circle.

Where? Kabul, Afghanistan

Want more? Buzkashi | National sports