A woman in Islamabad, Pakistan, takes her child to a health worker to be vaccinated against polio. More than a dozen polio vaccine workers have been killed by militants in the past year in the country. They claim the workers are spies and the vaccination is intended to make Muslim children sterile.
Typhoon survivors walk past ships washed ashore in Tacloban, capital of Leyte province, in the Philippines Read more
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Some 800 people polish their shoes on a street in Tokyo’s Taito ward, a district famous for its shoemakers, to challenge the record of “most people polishing shoes” for the Guinness World Records, on Friday
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Members of Greenpeace hang a large poster of Dutch activist Faiza Oulahsen on the office building of Shell during a protest calling for the release of the “Arctic 30″ in Rotterdam.
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Typhoon survivors play inside a bathroom that was torn away from a house by Typhoon Haiyan, which battered Tacloban city nearly two weeks ago in central Philippines.
Guardsmen arrive in the rain at Monaco cathedral before a mass to mark the principality’s national day.
Soldiers, policemen and medical personnel gather at the site of explosions near the Iranian embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, which killed at least 20 people and injured more than 95 on Tuesday. Read more
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Young environmentalists protest in front of the Polish economy ministry in Warsaw, where the coal and climate summit is taking place. The country’s dependence on fossil fuel means it ranks fifth for carbon-dioxide pollution in the EU, behind Germany, Britain, Italy and France.
A vehicle sits on a pile of debris, the result of one of a series of tornados that tore across the American Midwest on Sunday, killing at least five people, injuring about 40 and flattening large parts of the city of Washington, Illinois