News In Photos: October 12 2011
A Myanmar girl holds a placard during a protest to condemn the persecutions committed by the Myanmar army towards ethnic minorities in Myanmar, near the Myanmar Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin)
Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko reacts during her trial, at the Pecherskiy District Court in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011. Tymoshenko on Tuesday was found guilty of abuse of office and sentenced to seven years in jail, in a trial widely condemned in the West as politically motivated. Judge Rodion Kireyev also barred Tymoshenko, now the country’s top opposition leader, from occupying government posts for three years after the completion of her prison term and fined her 1.5 billion hryvna ($190 million; euros140 million) in damages to the state. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
File photo dated 17/12/05 of Defence Secretary Liam Fox with his best man Adam Werritty (right) who was interviewed today by officials looking into allegations surrounding links between them.
One of Damien Hirst’s collection of Chinese scholar’s rocks stands in front of another work by the artist at the White Cube Bermondsey, Bermondsey, south London, which opened with an exhibition titled Structure & Absence. The venue is the largest commercial gallery in the UK with 5440 square metres of interior space. The opening exhibition includes work by internationally renowned artists, including Andreas Gursky, Wade Guyton, Damien Hirst, Sergej Jensen, Brice Marden, Gabriel Orozco, Sterling Ruby, Robert Ryman and Jeff Wall, amongst others, alongside Chinese scholar’s rocks, which are revered in China as objects of both trade and contemplation.
In this courtroom drawing, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab appears in U.S. District Judge Nancy Edmunds’ courtroom Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011, in Detroit. Opening arguments in the trial of the Nigerian man accused of trying to bring down a jetliner with a bomb in his underwear were heard Tuesday
Pitbull, left, and Nicky Minaj share a laugh as they announce nominations for the 2011 American Music Awards, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011, in Los Angeles. The awards will be held in Los Angeles on November 20
Protestors affiliated with the “Occupy Wall Street” protests wave signs and banners outside 1185 Park Avenue, where Jamie Dimon, CEO of JP Morgan Chase, lives, during a march in New York, on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011. The crowd marched through out the Upper East Side neighborhood, protesting outside the homes of various billionaires and bank owners.
Peru’s fans surround model Daisy Araujo, from Peru, as they pose for pictures before a 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer game between Chile and Peru in Santiago, Chile,
Myanmar’s comedian and activist Zarganar, who was serving a 35-year sentence in Myitkyina prison in northernmost Kachin State, arrives at Yangon International Airport in Yangon, Myanmar, after he was released Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011. Myanmar began releasing 6,300 convicts in a liberalizing move Wednesday, but kept several key political detainees behind bars, dampening hopes for a broader amnesty.
Boys cross on bamboo frame of houses on stilts washed away by big waves Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011 in suburban Navotas City, north of Manila, Philippines. Many houses built along the shore were destroyed by big waves from the back-to-back typhoons those hit the country two weeks ago
Veteran entertainer Sir Bruce Forsyth is knighted by Queen Elizabeth II during an Investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London.