The Day in Photos October 27, 2015


A Filipino child with disability, Niah Villamar (C-R) celebrates with his father, Lem (C-L) as they cross the finish line at the 'Heroes for Children Run' in Pasay City, south of Manila, Philippines, 25 October 2015. According to UNICEF, an estimate of three thousand participants, including persons with disabilities (PWD's) and children attended the sports event aimed to raise funds for UNICEF's 1,000 Days campaign. (Photo by Mark R. Cristino/EPA)



Casey Kopua of the Silver Ferns and Erin Bell of the Diamonds compete for the ball during the International Test match between the Australia Diamonds and the New Zealand Silver Ferns at Hisense Arena on October 25, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)



Maxime Gentges of Belgium performs on the Parallel Bars at the 46th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Glasgow, Britain, 25 October 2015. (Photo by Robert Perry/EPA)



A young girl with her face painted as a "Catrina" takes part in a Day of the Dead celebration in Mexico City, Sunday, October 25, 2015. The "Catrina," a figure of a skeleton wearing an elegant broad-brimmed hat was first done as a satirical engraving by artist Jose Guadalupe Posada sometime between 1910 and his death in 1913. (Photo by Esteban Felix/AP Photo)



Taiwanese workers wearing white masks lie down on a street during a protest outside a goverment office in Taipei, Taiwan, 26 October 2015. Protesters said that the government allegedly revised its hiring policy in 2012 and has laid off around 15,000 contracted and temporary employees. They also calls on candidates in the up-coming election to take care of workers interests. (Photo by Ritchie B. Tongo/EPA)



A kid wearing rollerblades hitches a ride via motorbike, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Sunday, October 25, 2015. The country held the first-round presidential vote Sunday. Haitians chose between 54 presidential hopefuls and a slew of legislative and municipal candidates. (Photo by Ricardo Arduengo/AP Photo)



Women painted as "Catrina" take part in the Procession of the Catrinas along Reforma Avenue in Mexico City on October 25, 2015. Catrina is a cartoon character created by cartoonist Jose Guadalupe Posada and baptized by artist Diego Rivera, who popularized it and whose character is now part of Mexican culture during the celebrations of the Day of the Dead. (Photo by Yuri Cortez/AFP Photo)



Revellers pose during Oktoberfest on October 25, 2015 in Blumenau, Brazil. The city, founded in 1850 by Dr. Hermann Bruno Otto Blumenau and seventeen other German immigrants, is holding its annual Oktoberfest. An estimated 30 percent of the city's 320,000 residents are of German descent. Its Oktoberfest is one of the largest in the world and attracts hundreds of thousands of people. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)



Capsized whale watching boat Leviathan 2 sits in a bay after being towed from where it sank in Tofino, British Columbia October 26, 2015. A tour boat with 27 passengers on board sunk off the coast of British Columbia, killing an unknown number of people, rescue officials said on Sunday. A search for survivors is ongoing, according to the Joint Rescue Victoria Coordination Centre in Tofino, British Columbia. (Photo by Kevin Light/Reuters)



A Chinese future bride poses for photos on the Invalides square in the autumn light in Paris, France, October 26, 2015. (Photo by Philippe Wojazer/Reuters)



Costumed participants in the Zombie Bike Ride pedal down South Roosevelt Boulevard in Key West, Florida, October 25, 2015. (Photo by Rob O'Neal/Reuters/Florida Keys News Bureau)



Costumed participants in the Zombie Bike Ride pedal down South Roosevelt Boulevard in Key West, Florida, October 25, 2015. (Photo by Rob O'Neal/Reuters/Florida Keys News Bureau)



Costumed participants in the Zombie Bike Ride pedal down South Roosevelt Boulevard in Key West, Florida, October 25, 2015. (Photo by Rob O'Neal/Reuters/Florida Keys News Bureau)



Costumed participants in the Zombie Bike Ride pedal down South Roosevelt Boulevard in Key West, Florida, October 25, 2015. More than 8,500 "zombies" cycled for more than four miles during the event that coincided with the beginning weekend of Key West's annual 10-day Fantasy Fest costuming and masking celebration that continues through November 1st. (Photo by Rob O'Neal/Reuters/Florida Keys News Bureau)



A Palestinian protester jumps over burning tyres during clashes with Israeli troops near the Jewish settlement of Bet El, near the West Bank city of Ramallah October 26, 2015. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has raised the possibility of revoking benefits and travel rights of some Palestinians living in East Jerusalem, a government official said on Monday, in response to a wave of Palestinian violence. (Photo by Mohamad Torokman/Reuters)



Britain's Kate, Duchess of Cambridge takes part in welly wanging, as Prince William (L) and Prince Harry watch, with children and representatives from charities and Aardman Animations, during a meeting of the Charities Forum at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) in London, October 26, 2015. (Photo by Tim Ireland/Reuters)



Power cables erected in a chaotic way are pictured at a residential area of Sibline village, in the Chouf area, Mount Lebanon October 26, 2015. Four decades ago, Lebanon used to export power to its larger neighbour Syria. Now it barely generates enough electricity to keep street lamps on at night. Outages have plagued Lebanon since its own 1975-1990 civil war and the power crisis is a legacy of that conflict, with the country now shackled by paralysis in government and widely perceived corruption that has put a brake on development. (Photo by Aziz Taher/Reuters)



Pope Francis (R) is greeted by singer Maria Jose Santiago after her performance at a special audience with Roman Sinti community led by the pope at the Paul VI hall at the Vatican, October 26, 2015. Pope Francis condemned xenophobia and discrimination against Europe's gypsies on Monday but said they also must do their part by respecting the law and sending their children to school. (Photo by Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters)



A fisherman cleans his boat beneath Maputo's skyline, in this picture taken August 15, 2015. Mozambique, one of the world's poorest countries, discovered the reserves off its coast between 2010-2013, offering an opportunity to transform the former Portuguese colony which was ravaged by a 16-year civil war that ended in 1992. Recent signs of reckless government spending and an uptick in political violence have raised concerns that Mozambique could be the latest African country to suffer the resource "curse", in which an influx of petro-dollars suffocates the rest of the economy, encourages corruption and stirs unrest. (Photo by Grant Lee Neuenburg/Reuters)



An employee poses with a cushion-shaped 16.08 carat vivid pink diamond at Christie's auction house in London, Britain October 26, 2015. The stone is estimated to sell for $23-28 million when auctioned in Geneva on November 10. (Photo by Stefan Wermuth/Reuters)



A member of the Turkish police special forces takes part in a security operation in Diyarbakir, Turkey, October 26, 2015. Two Turkish policemen and seven Islamic State militants were killed in a firefight after police raided more than a dozen houses in Turkey's southeast early on Monday, security sources and government spokesman Numan Kurtulmus said on Monday. The clash took place in the Kayapinar district of the mainly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir. It was the first such shoot-out between Turkish security forces and suspected Islamic State militants in an inner city; previous confrontations have taken place on the Turkish-Syrian border. (Photo by Sertac Kayar/Reuters)



Netherlands' King Willem-Alexander (R) gestures to a girl as he visits a hutong, or small alley, at the Qianmen area in Beijing, China, October 26, 2015. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)



An aerial view shows rice plants in the shape of Mickey Mouse on a paddy field to celebrate the Shanghai Disney Resort which will be opened in 2016, in Shanghai, China, October 24, 2015. The Chinese characters on the bottom read, "Welcome Disney Resort's Opening". (Photo by Reuters/China Daily)



Supporters of presidential candidate Daniel Scioli, of Argentina's ruling party, react at the party's headquearters in Buenos Aires, early October 26, 2015. Conservative opposition candidate Mauricio Macri took a surprise lead in Argentina's presidential election on Sunday, almost certainly forcing Scioli into a run-off vote next month, partial results showed. (Photo by Martin Acosta/Reuters)



Cosplayers dressed as character "Mario" celebrate the 30th anniversary of "Super Mario Bros." video games developed by Nintendo during the Gamescom 2015 fair in Cologne, Germany in this August 6, 2015 file photo. Nintendo is expected to release Q2 results this week. (Photo by Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters)



A model poses with a Vespa 946 scooter as visitors walk around during the Indian Auto Expo in Greater Noida, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India in this February 6, 2014 file photo. Piaggio, owner of the Vespa scooter brand, is expected to report Q3 results this week. (Photo by Adnan Abidi/Reuters)



Members of a Chinese guard of honor march during a welcome ceremony for Dutch King Willem-Alexander outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, Monday, October 26, 2015. (Photo by Ng Han Guan/AP Photo)



Indonesian people look at two dead whale sharks in Surabaya on October 26, 2015, after they were accidentally snared by fishermen. (Photo by Juni Kriswanto/AFP Photo)



Indonesian people look at two dead whale sharks in Surabaya on October 26, 2015, after they were accidentally snared by fishermen. Indonesia in 2013 declared the whale shark a protected species, including it in the International Union for Conservation of Nature's red list of threatened species. Despite their mammoth size, these docile sharks, the largest fish in the sea, are filter feeders and are harmless to humans. (Photo by Juni Kriswanto/AFP Photo)



Israeli soldiers lift a wounded Palestinian man in Hebron, Monday, October 26, 2015. The Israeli army said its forces shot a Palestinian who tried to stab an Israeli soldier near a sensitive holy site in the West Bank city of Hebron. The army says the stabbing attack took place Monday near a site known to Jews as the Cave of the Patriarchs and to Muslims as the Ibrahimi Mosque, the traditional burial spot of the biblical Abraham and his family. (Photo by Nasser Shiyoukhi/AP Photo)



A Thai and his dog sit on his motorcycle watching the water buffalo race in Chonburi Province south of Bangkok, Thailand, Monday, October 26, 2015. The annual race is a celebration among rice farmers before harvest. (Photo by Sakchai Lalit/AP Photo)





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