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News In Photos: October 18 2011

by | 18th, October 2011

NEWS In Photos – October 18, 2011:

A squatter, who refused to identify herself, prepares a meal at the house where she and others reside in London, Tuesday Oct. 11, 2011. Five people live in the brick and stucco 19th-century row house on a street of 600,000 British pound (950,000 US dollars) homes. The owner is unhappy about the unwanted guests, but they are not committing a crime _ something that could change if the British government has its way.Squatting is a well-established, if socially unpopular, tradition in Britain. While the government does not keep hard numbers, it cites an estimate of 20,000 squatters nationwide. Britain’s Conservative-led administration says squatters are an anti-social scourge, and is considering criminalizing the practice of living in empty buildings without the owner’s permission. It’s currently only a civil offense. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
Two security guards stand at the entrance to the NYSE Euronext stock exchange in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Monday Oct. 17, 2011, plastered with slogans in support of the Occupy Wall Street movement. Hundreds of thousands demonstrated against corporate greed in cities across Europe on Saturday, along with much smaller protests in cities across the U.S. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
A soldier from the South Korean army special forces breaks stone plates with his head in a demonstration of martial art during Seoul International Aerospace & Defence Exhibition 2011 at Defense Ministry in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011. The annual event will be held from Oct. 18 to Oct. 23 with many other affiliated events. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
An art piece title ‘No Man’s Land’ on display at the National Army Museum’s new War Horse: Fact & Fiction exhibition, which explores the real-life stories which inspired the popular War Horse novel.
A Palestinian prisoner freed from an Israeli jails chants from aboard a bus as it leaves the Egyptian side of the Rafah crossing terminal to the Gaza Strip, Rafah, Egypt, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011. Looking thin, weary and dazed, an Israeli soldier returned home Tuesday from more than five years of captivity in the Gaza Strip in exchange for hundreds of Palestinian prisoners whose joyful families greeted them with massive celebrations. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra) STORY HERE.
French president Nicolas Sarkozy looks at a fashion student in a professional school during a tour devoted to training and professional integration of young people, in Nice, southern France Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, Pool)
Nurlela Tarigan, supported by her husband Benar Sitepu, cries in front of Malaysian Consulate office in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2011, after finding out the body Malaysian officials sent back is not their 22-year-old migrant worker son who died at a palm oil plantation in Malaysia. Friends of their son Simon Petrus Sitepu called them to say he died after being hit by heavy machinery at the plantation in Malaysia’s northern Kedah state. Officials at the consulate acknowledged there was a mix-up. The parents said officials told them they are now searching for their son’s body. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)
A sign at the closed entrance to the illegal travellers site in Cray’s Hill, Essex. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture Date: Tuesday, October 18, 2011. See PA story: POLITICS Travellers. Photo credit should read: Chris Radburn/PA
Police officers detain a protester during a rally on Triumfalnaya Square in downtown Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011. Some 12 people have been detained at an opposition rally in central Moscow where they were protesting against the lack of alternatives in the upcoming parliamentary and presidential elections. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

Images of the ‘Lord of Miracles’, Lima’s patron saint, hung from a stand for sale during the saint’s main procession in Lima, Peru, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011. ‘The Lord of Miracles’ is a 17th century mural painted of Jesus Christ, that is venerated in Lima, Peru. It is the main Catholic festivity in Peru and one of the biggest processions around the world. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro)

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