World in Pictures: 14 November 2011

By Francis Whittaker REUTERS/China Daily
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Invisible man

What? Chinese artist Liu Bolin blends in with vegetables on the shelves of a Beijing supermarket. Liu is also known as the 'Vanishing Artist' and started practising being "invisible" by means of optical illusion more than six years ago.

Where? Beijing, China

Want more? More Liu Bolin art | More optical illusions

REUTERS/Steve Marcu
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Pacquiao triumphs

What? Juan Manuel Marquez (L) of Mexico hits Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines during their fight at Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden Arena. Pacquiao edged his rival on points during a controversial win that saw him retain his WBO welterweight title.

Where? Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Want more? Manny Pacquiao beats Juan Manuel Marquez | Boxing's most controversial moments

REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
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Above the clouds

What? People look out from above the clouds during a sunny autumn day at Mount Rigi's Chaenzeli panorama view point, 1,797 m (5,896 ft) above sea level.

Where? Near Lake Lucerne, Switzerland

Want more? Mount Rigi | Mountaintop panoramas

REUTERS/Andrew Biraj
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Fishing in Bangladesh

What? Fishermen carry a catch from the shores of the Bay of Bengal in the Sundarbans.

Where?Dublar Char, Bangladesh

Want more? What are the Sundarbans? |Bay of Bengal

REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Wales Rally

What? Kevin Abbring of the Netherlands takes a jump in his Skoda during the Wales Rally motorsport rallying event.

Where? Llangurig, Wales

Want more? Wales Rally | Kevin Abbring

REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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Nepalese funfair

What? Youngsters enjoy a ride in Nepal's Ramailo Mela (Fun Park) amusement park.

Where?Kathmandu, Nepal

Want more? World's strangest amusement parks |What to do in Nepal

REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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Dun Karm

What? A performer from Malta's Rubberbodies Collective takes part in a production of "Dun Karm", a performance installation marking the 50th anniversary of the death of the priest Father Karm Psaila, the island nation's national poet.

Where? Valletta, Malta

Want more? Culture in Malta | Father Karm Psaila

REUTERS/David Gray
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China construction

What? Construction workers stand atop an unfinished building in central Beijing. Year-on-year property sales in China fell for the first time in six months during October, indicating market cooling measures have started to bite even though overall real estate investment has stayed robust.

Where?Beijing, China

Want more? Property market in China |Construction in Beijing

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Obama at APEC Summit

What? The sun sets as U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at a news conference marking the conclusion of the APEC Summit.

Where? Honolulu, Hawaii

Want more? Barack Obama | APEC Summit in Honolulu

REUTERS/Russell Cheyne
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Scotland remembers

What? A service of Remembrance commemorating Scotland's war dead takes place at the Commando Memorial at Spean Bridge, Scotland. The memorial overlooks the training areas of the Commando Training Depot, established during the Second World War in 1942 at Achnacarry Castle.

Where?Spean Bridge, Scotland

Want more? Remembrance Sunday |Achnacarry Castle