World in Pictures: 28 October 2011

By Maureen O'Hare REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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Newborn triplets

What? Newborn triplets lie on a trolley minutes after they were born inside the childbirth unit at the Santa Ana public maternity hospital in Caracas.

Where? Caracas, Venezuela

Want more? World's population to reach seven billion | How common are triplets?

REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Slam dunk

What? Luis Cequeira of Argentina shoots past Daniel Santiago of Puerto Rico during their men's preliminary round basketball game at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara.

Where? Guadalajara, Mexico

Want more? Pan American Games |Rules of basketball

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Model takes a tumble

What? A model stumbles as she presents a creation by Chinese designer Qi Gang during a fashion show at China Fashion Week.

Where? Beijing, China

Want more? China Fashion Week for Spring/Summer 2012 |Health risks of high heels

REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Children of Mumbai

What? Saeed, 10, carries his nine-month-old sister Muskaan through an alley in Dharavi, one of Asia's largest slums, in Mumbai.

Where? Dharavi, Mumbai, India

Want more? India's real-life Slumdog Millionaire |The reality of India's slums

REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
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What? Horsemen compete during a Buzkashi game.

Where? Kabul, Afghanistan

Want more? What is buzkashi? |World's most unusual sports

REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito
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Doves in flight

What? Monks free doves during the inter-religious 'Prayer for Peace' meeting attended by Pope Benedict XVI in the Italian pilgrimage town of Assisi.

Where? Assisi, Italy

Want more? The pope attends 'Prayer for Peace' meeting |Doves and symbolism

REUTERS/Osman Orsal
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Earthquake survivor

What? Rescue workers carry an 18-year-old male survivor named Imdat from a collapsed building after surviving for more than 100 hours, in Ercis, near the eastern Turkish city of Van.

Where? Van, Turkey

Want more? Turkish earthquake survivors |Latest news on the aftermath of the Turkish earthquake

REUTERS/Desmond Boylan
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High jump

What? Ecuador's Diego Ferrin makes a successful jump in the men's high jump final at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara.

Where?Guadalajara, Mexico

Want more? Pan American Games |Record-breaking high jumps

REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Captured python

What? Motorcycle taxi driver Chatchawal Phuengwut poses with a python he caught in floodwaters just outside the Grand Palace in Bangkok.

Where? Bangkok, Thailand

Want more? Latest on the Thailand floods |The Grand Palace, Bangkok

REUTERS/Victor Ruiz Garcia
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Hurricane Rina

What? A man throws his son in the air, at a beach in Playa del Carmen. Hurricane Rina weakened to a tropical storm on Thursday as it swept toward Mexico's Caribbean coast after causing travel chaos and spurring evacuations from island resorts.

Where? Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Want more? Hurricane Rina |Mexico's best beaches