Greek presidential guards perform ceremonial duties in front of the Greek Parliament, while a no-confidence debate is being held inside by lawmakers in Athens on Nov. 3 2011. Greece's embattled Prime Minister George Papandreou says he has invited opposition conservatives to join talks on a major European debt deal, ignoring calls to hold an early general election. Papandreou insisted he never would have put the question of whether Greece stays in the joint euro currency to a popular vote.
Occupy Oakland protester Mike Clift runs from teargas early Nov. 3, 2011, in Oakland, Calif. Following a mainly peaceful day-long protest by thousands of anti-Wall Street demonstrators, several hundred rallied through the night with some painting graffiti, breaking windows and setting fire to garbage cans.
President Barack Obama stands during a "family photo" at the G20 Summit in Cannes, France, Nov. 3, 2011. Bottom row, from left are: President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea; Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff; Russian President Dmitry Medvedev; Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez; Chinese President Hu Jintao; French President Nicolas Sarkozy; U.S. President Barack Obama; Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono; Mexican President Felipe Calderon; South Korean President Lee Myung-bak; South African President Jacob Zuma.
Middle row, from left are: European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso; European Council President Herman Van Rompuy; Prime Minister Julia Gillard of Australia; Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi of Italy; German Chancellor Angela Merkel; Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey; Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh; Canada Prime Minister Stephen Harper; British Prime Minister David Cameron; Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda; Finance Minister Ibrahim Al-Assaf of Saudi Arabia.
Top row, from left, are: World Trade Organization Director General Pascal Lamy; World Bank Group President Robert Zoellick; President Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates; Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero of Spain; Prime Minister Meles Zenawi of Ethiopia; Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong; United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon; Internatinal Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde; International Labor Organization Director-General Juan Somavia; OECD Secretary General Jose Angel Gurria.
Workers walk near a lantern in the shape of traditional Korean warrior on display as part of the Seoul Lantern Festival in Seoul, South Korea, Nov. 3, 2011.
Tens of thousands of Muslim pilgrims move around the Kaaba, seen at center, inside the Grand Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 3, 2011. Muslims from across the world descended on the holy city of Mecca ahead of the annual Hajj pilgrimage, many of them with prayers for a peaceful resolution to the wave of uprisings roiling the Arab world.
A Thai woman struggles to ride her bicycle through a flooded street in Bangkok, Thailand, Nov. 3, 2011. Thailand's worst floods in more than half a century continued to creep into Bangkok.
Sunlight streams in to illuminate the scene as altar boys and bishops arrive in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican Nov. 3, 2011. They are attending a mass celebrated by Pope Benedict XVI to commemorate cardinals and bishops who died in the past year.
Officials survey damage at the sight of a freight train derailment on Nov. 3, 2011, in Bartlett, Ill. Bartlett police say three derailed freight train cars that caught fire in the western Chicago suburb were carrying fiberboard and scrap metal. The rail line is operated by Canadian National.
Activists of the Occupy Frankfurt movement have set up a fireplace near the Euro sculpture in front of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, Germany Nov.3, 2011. The ECB announced to lower their key interest rate to 1.25 percent.
Ken Unsworth's sculpture "Look This Way" overlooks Bondi beach at the "Sculptures by the Sea" exhibition in Sydney, Australia, Nov. 3, 2011. "Sculptures by the Sea" is the largest free-to-the-public outdoor sculpture exhibition and spreads out over a 1.3-mile coastal walk from Bondi to Tamarama beach in Sydney, featuring over 100 sculptures by artists from Australia and across the world.