Delhi police detain Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) leader Vijay Goel during a protest march, in New Delhi, India, Monday, Oct. 30, 2006. Police used water cannons to disperse hundreds of traders and BJP activists protesting the Delhi municipality's drive to close down unauthorized shops and construction projects.
Iraqi army soldiers hold national flags during a security handover ceremony in Karbala, 50 miles south of Baghdad, Monday Oct. 30, 2006. The U.S. military handed over security responsibilities for Karbala province to the Iraq forces.
Iraqi youths run away after pelting British armored vehicles with rocks after a British convoy was targeted by a roadside bomb in Basra Monday, Oct. 30, 2006. Three Iraqi civilians were hurt in the blast and one British SUV was damaged.
Hot, Hot, Hot
Ethnic Chinese walk barefoot over burning coals on the final day of the Nine Emperor Gods festival at a temple in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Monday, Oct. 30, 2006. The men have abstained from meat for the past nine days in order to purify their bodies in preparation for this painful ritual, in which women are barred from participating.
Julian Danner, 10, rides his "devils-broom", a motor-assisted gear for inline skaters and skateboarders, prior to the opening of the international fair for practical inventions "IENA 2006" in Nuremberg, southern Germany, Monday, Oct. 30, 2006.
Global Warming Price Tag
Steam rises from cooling towers at the Ferrybridge coal-fired power station near Leeds, England, Monday, Oct. 30, 2006. A British government report urged world leaders to act quickly to avert a looming environmental catastrophe. The world must be prepared to pay now to prevent economic fallout in the future which could be on the scale of the Great Depression, the report warned.
Meerkats, which are burrowing, highly social mammals generally found in southern Africa, play with a sculpted pumpkin on their first Halloween at London Zoo on Monday, Oct. 30, 2006 in London.
Countdown To The Cup
Breeders' Cup Classic hopeful Lava Man, with exercise rider Antonio Romero riding exercises at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., Monday, Oct. 30, 2006. Eight Breeders' Cup races, with fields consisting of some of the top thoroughbreds from around the world, will be run at Churchill Downs on Saturday.
Mexican federal police stand in formation behind a charred bus in downtown Oaxaca, Mexico, Monday, Oct. 30, 2006 a day after battling with protesters and taking control of the city. Some strike-weary residents took to the streets to thank the police for clearing out protesters who had held the state capital hostage for months. Demonstrators vowed to take back the city in their push for the governor's resignation.
People walk at the site of an airplane crash site in Abuja, Nigeria, Monday, Oct. 30, 2006. The pilot of a Nigerian airliner that crashed a day earlier did not heed air traffic controllers' advice to wait for stormy weather to clear before taking off, the minister of aviation said Monday. The pilot was among 96 people killed in the crash; nine people survived.