News In Photos: September 28 2011
THE News in Photos: September 28, 2011:
The carcass of a young female whale lies on the banks of the Humber Estuary at Skeffling, East Yorkshire.
Manchester City footballer Carlos Tevez is driven away from Manchester Airport.
French rugby player during a training session, in Auckland, New Zealand, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011. France will play Tonga in their next Rugby World Cup match on Saturday, Oct. 1 in Wellington.
A woman walks past an oil tanker Wednesday Sept. 28, 2011 which was washed ashore by typhoon Nesat overnight that also destroyed an undetermined number of shanties and forced the evacuation of thousands of residents. Emergency services and residents in the capital cleaned up and restored electricity Wednesday after typhoon Nesat, the 17th weather disturbance to hit the country this year, unleashed floodwaters and fierced wind that killed at least 20 people and sent huge waves crashing over seawalls
Current British long jump champion J.J. Jegede is silhouetted as he performs an exhibition jump over three Mini cars, not pictured, backdropped by the 30 St Mary Axe building nicknamed “the Gherkin” in London, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011. The event took place Wednesday to mark the launch of the Mini London 2012 edition models, of which 2,012 will be produced ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
People rally against the U.S. in Multan, Pakistan, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 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.
Pensioners burn emergency tax notices during an anti austerity protest in Athens, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011. Another 24-hour public transport strike has left commuters in the Greek capital struggling to make their way to work as unions lash out against austerity measures the government hopes will win it approval for the disbursement of crucial bailout loans.
A man hangs on to what remains of a house that was built on stilts as he tries to recover belongings after a powerful Typhoon Nesat wiped out most of their neighbors’ homes along a coastal village in Navotas, north of Manila, Philippines on Wednesday Sept. 28, 2011. Emergency services and residents in the Philippine capital cleaned up and restored electricity Wednesday after the powerful typhoon unleashed floodwaters and fierce wind that killed at least 20 people and sent huge waves crashing over seawalls.
Mourners pray in front of the six coffins of Bassam Kua’s wife and five children, who were killed in a fire at their Neasden home at the weekend, as their funeral takes place at the Garden of Peace Muslim Cemetery in Ilford, east London.
People enjoy the predicted warm weather on the beach in Hastings, East Sussex.
FILE – In this July 1972 file photo, an FBI agent, left, wearing only a pair of swim trunks, per the hijackerÂ¬Ãs instructions, carries a case containing a $1 million ransom to the opened door of a hijacked Delta DC8 jet in Miami. The hijackers demanded the ransom in exchange for freeing 86 people on board and free passage to Algeria. George Wright, a 1970s militant who carried out one of the most brazen plane hijackings in U.S. history, was taken into custody by local police in Almocageme, Portugal, Monday, Sept. 26, 2011 at the request of the U.S. government, which is seeking his extradition for escaping from a New Jersey jail on Aug. 19, 1970 after being convicted of murder. Wright was also named as one of the hijackers of the Delta flight in 1972.
A team of engineers, from left, Dan Gach, Emma Cardini, center, and Katie Francis, harnessed to ropes , inspect the exterior of the Washington Monument for damage caused by last months earthquake, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011, in Washington.
A Cambodia boy crosses home to home by using aluminum pot at the floodwater of Croy Changvar village in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011. Nearly 100 people in Cambodia died in weather-related incidents in the worst floods in a decade, officials said.