News In Photos: September 27 2011
Amanda Knox, the American student convicted of killing her British roommate, right, is escorted to the court for her appeals case, Perugia, Italy, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011. A verdict in her appeals case is expected by next week.
Elderly Taiwanese perform during a celebration honoring Taiwanese centenarians in Taipei, Taiwan.
A family evacuate to safety with their pet dog at the height of typhoon Nesat Tuesday Sept. 27, 2011 in Manila, Philippines. Typhoon Nesat, with winds of up to 133 miles (215 kilometers), slammed the northeastern Philippines Tuesday, unleashing floods, cutting power, halting work in the capital and forcing thousands of residents to flee to evacuation centers.
Canada’s Adam Kleeberger during the IRB Rugby World Cup match at McLean Park, Napier, New Zealand.
A Libyan man walks by graffiti depicting Moammar Gadhafi in Tripoli, Libya
Gianpaolo Tarantini is seen inside a car in Rome Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011. A court has suggested Premier Silvio Berlusconi persuaded a businessman to lie to prosecutors about his role in bringing prostitutes to wild parties at the premier’s villas. The ANSA news agency ran exerpts Tuesday of a decision by a Naples tribunal ordering businessman Giampaolo Tarantini freed. Tarantini was arrested Sept. 1 on accusations he extorted money from Berlusconi in exchange for his cooperation in the prostitution investigation.
Supporters of Pakistani religious party Sunni Tehreek raise their hands condemning U.S. President Obama during an anti-American rally in Hyderabad, Pakistan on Tuesday, Sept 27, 2011. Pakistan lashed out at the U.S. for accusing the country’s most powerful intelligence agency of supporting extremist attacks against American targets in Afghanistan _ the most serious allegations against Islamabad since the beginning of the Afghan war.
Commuters stand on either side of a bridge that was washed away by floodwaters near Jajpur town, about 130 kilometers (81 miles) north of Bhubaneshwar, India, Sept. 27, 2011. The toll in the current spell of Orissa flood rose to 27, as the state government intensified relief operation in over 1,100 marooned villages, according to a news agency. The flood claimed seven lives in Jajpur district.
Pop star Rihanna, center, during filming in the New Lodge area of North Belfast, Northern Ireland, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011. Northern Ireland farmer Alan Graham says he doesn’t know who Rihanna is but she must keep her top on while performing on his land. Graham says he enforced a dress code as he watched Rihanna shoot a video Monday in his wheat field in Bangor, east of Belfast, for her new single, “We Found Love.” She’s in Northern Ireland this week to perform three concerts.
Michael Jackson’s parents Katherine and Joe, right, arrive as the involuntary manslaughter trial for Dr. Conrad Murray, Jackson’s personal physician when the pop star died, gets underway at the Criminal Justice Center in Los Angeles Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011.
Christine Hemming wife of Birmingham Yardley MP John Hemming, leaves Birmingham Crown Court , where she is on trial accused of burgling the home of her husband’s lover and stealing a kitten.
Manchester City’s Pablo Zabaleta (centre) calms Edin Dzeko (right) who sits frustrated on the bench
Roaul Moat’s half brother Angus Moat Newcastle Crown Court listens to his solicitor, Andrew Straw read out a statement. A jury at the inquest of the cornered killer, who blasted himself in the head with a sawn-off shotgun, has returned a verdict of suicide following a three-week hearing at Newcastle Crown Court.
Rangers fans hold banners during the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier League match at Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow.