Today in Pictures: October 7, 2015


Olive the "Peace Dog" sits in a bicycle basket as people gather to form a giant peace symbol on the East Meadow of New York's Central Park, October 6, 2015. Organized by Yoko Ono to celebrate the 75th anniversary of John Lennon's birth, thousands took part in the event in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest human peace sign. (Photo by Mike Segar/Reuters)



Fossils of the hand and foot of the ancient human ancestor called Homo naledi, discovered in a cave in South Africa, are shown in this handout photo provided by Wits University in Johannesburg, South Africa, October 6, 2015. Homo naledi, the ancient human ancestor whose fossils have been retrieved from a South African cave, may have been handy with tools and walked much like a person, according to scientists who examined its well-preserved foot and hand bones. Its foot and hand anatomy shared many characteristics with our species but possessed some primitive traits useful for tree climbing, the researchers said on Tuesday. (Photo by Peter Schmid and William Harcourt-Smith/Reuters/Wits University)



Actors Katja Riemann (L) and Oliver Masucci walk on the red carpet at the world premier of the film 'Look Who's Back' in Berlin, Germany, October 6, 2015. The film 'Look Who's Back' is an adaptation of a satirical novel by Timur Vermes about Adolf Hitler. (Photo by Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters)



Migrants are seen aboard the British vessel HMS Enterprise before disembarking in the Sicilian harbour of Catania, Italy, October 6, 2015. The Italian coastguard said on Tuesday some 1830 migrants have been rescued from the Mediterranean sea in a twenty-four hour period. Six different rescue operations took place on Monday with the coastguard reinforced by German, Norwegian, British and Irish vessels. (Photo by Antonio Parrinello/Reuters)



Peruvian policewomen ride segways to patrol the venues of the 2015 IMF/World Bank annual meetings event in Lima, October 6, 2015. (Photo by Mariana Bazo/Reuters)



Peruvian policewomen ride segways to patrol the venues of the 2015 IMF/World Bank annual meetings event in Lima, October 6, 2015. Finance ministers and central bankers from around the world are gathering in Lima this week for meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. The formal meetings begin on Friday and continue through Sunday. (Photo by Mariana Bazo/Reuters)



Dutch freighter Flinterstar is seen sinking after colliding with Marshall Island-flagged tanker Al-Oraiq, which also suffered damage in the collision, in the North Sea off the Belgian coast October 6, 2015. (Photo by Benny Proot/Reuters)



Dutch freighter Flinterstar is seen sinking after colliding with a tanker, the Marshall Island-flagged tanker Al-Oraiq, which also suffered damage in the collision, in the North Sea off the Belgian coast, October 6, 2015. (Photo by Benny Proot/Reuters)



Dutch freighter Flinterstar is seen sinking after colliding with Marshall Island-flagged tanker Al-Oraiq, which also suffered damage in the collision, in the North Sea off the Belgian coast October 6, 2015. The small Dutch freighter sank early Tuesday morning after colliding with the tanker in the North Sea off the Belgian coast, the Netherlands' coast guard said. All aboard were rescued. Coast Guard spokeswoman Vanessa Strijbosch said 11 of the 12 crew of the Dutch freighter Flinterstar were rescued from frigid North Sea waters, and one was being treated for hypothermia. The 12th was still aboard. (Photo by Benny Proot/Reuters)



Migrants run towards the Austrian border from Hegyeshalom, Hungary, October 6, 2015. Austria and Germany have committed to backing Greek efforts to secure more EU funds to cope with the influx and to boost staff on the ground. Many of the almost 400,000 migrants who have arrived in Greece this year have later passed through Austria on their way to Germany. (Photo by Leonhard Foeger/Reuters)



A woman cleans and sorts glass creations from the Biot Glass Factory that were damaged after flooding caused by torrential rain over the weekend in Biot, France, October 6, 2015. Flooding along part of the French Riviera has killed at least 20 people.The downpour hit the Alpes-Maritimes region, which lies at the eastern end of France's Mediterranean coast and borders Italy, on Saturday evening. (Photo by Eric Gaillard/Reuters)



A location on Mars associated with the best-selling novel and Hollywood movie, "The Martian is seen in an image from the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter taken May 17, 2015. This area is in the Acidalia Planitia region and in the novel and the movie, it is the landing site of a crewed mission named Ares 3. (Photo by Reuters/NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of Arizona)



Refugees and migrants sleep in front of a graffiti covered wall depicting a face and the Greek national flag at the port of the city of Mytilene on the island of Lesbos, Greece, October 6, 2015. Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann is the first European Union leader on Tuesday to visit the Greek island of Lesbos to see the impact of Europe's migrant crisis on one of the refugees' preferred entry points into the EU. (Photo by Dimitris Michalakis/Reuters)



Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (C) steps out of his car as bodyguards surround him while arriving to attend a meeting in an army base near the West Bank city of Nablus, October 6, 2015. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Tuesday he did not want a spike in deadly violence in East Jerusalem and the Israeli-occupied West Bank to spiral into armed confrontation with Israel. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced a series of security measures that fell short of an extensive military operation. (Photo by Baz Ratner/Reuters)



Indian Air Force soldiers toss their rifles as they perform during the full-dress rehearsal for Indian Air Force Day at the Hindon air force station on the outskirts of New Delhi October 6, 2015. (Photo by Anindito Mukherjee/Reuters)



Indian Air Force "Sarang" helicopters perform during the full-dress rehearsal for Indian Air Force Day at the Hindon air force station on the outskirts of New Delhi October 6, 2015. The Indian Air Force will celebrate its 83rd anniversary on October 8. (Photo by Anindito Mukherjee/Reuters)



Wellington boots are seen outside a construction worker's cab as he digs the foundation for a new building in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, October 6, 2015. (Photo by Olivia Harris/Reuters)



A woman looks towards the Prime Minister's office, which is shrouded in haze, in Putrajaya, Malaysia October 6, 2015. Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has called on Indonesia to take action against people setting fires that have caused choking smoke to drift across the region, with the sky over southern Thailand the latest to be clouded by the pollution. (Photo by Olivia Harris/Reuters)



A U.S. marine and a U.S. Marine V-22 Osprey are seen during a military exercise in Moron military airbase, southern Spain October 6, 2015. (Photo by Marcelo del Pozo/Reuters)



U.S. marines are seen during a military exercise in Moron military airbase, southern Spain October 6, 2015. (Photo by Marcelo del Pozo/Reuters)



The aircraft carrying U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter prepares to land at Moron military airbase, southern Spain October 6, 2015. (Photo by Marcelo del Pozo/Reuters)



Spanish Air Force Hercules flies ahead U.S. Marine Ospreys during a military exercise in Moron military airbase, southern Spain October 6, 2015. (Photo by Marcelo del Pozo/Reuters)



U.S. Air Force plane flies before landing in Moron military airbase, southern Spain October 6, 2015. (Photo by Marcelo del Pozo/Reuters)



Boys work at a charcoal repacking shop used for cooking at Las Pinas, Metro Manila October 6, 2015. (Photo by Erik De Castro/Reuters)



A worker rests next to bags of charcoal at a retailers repacking shop in Las Pinas, Metro Manila October 6, 2015. (Photo by Erik De Castro/Reuters)



A worker sorts charcoal for cooking at a retailers repacking shop in Las Pinas, Metro Manila October 6, 2015. (Photo by Erik De Castro/Reuters)



Workers repack charcoal used for cooking at a retailers shop in Las Pinas, Metro Manila October 6, 2015. (Photo by Erik De Castro/Reuters)



A militant loyal to Yemen's government looks as smoke billows from al-Qasr hotel after it was hit by explosions in the western suburbs of Yemen's southern port city of Aden, October 6, 2015. Unidentified assailants fired missiles at an Aden hotel housing Yemeni officials and at a Gulf military base in Aden on Tuesday, a government spokesman and residents said, in the biggest attack on the government since it retook the city from Houthi foes in July. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)



AirAsia flight crew members talk as they walk in the Soekarno-Hatta Airport in Jakarta, in this July 8, 2015 file photo. Founders of Asia's No.1 budget carrier AirAsia Bhd are sounding out investors to take the company private in a management-led buyout, after its shares took a beating this year following a critical research report, people familiar with the matter said. AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes and his long-time business partner Kamarudin Meranun are working with banks to secure financing for the transaction, which could be launched over the next few months, said the people, who did not want to be identified as the discussions are confidential. An AirAsia spokeswoman had no immediate comment when contacted by Reuters. (Photo by Reuters/Beawiharta)



A model shows Sharp Corp's RoBoHon, a humanoid communication robot shaped mobile phone, during a photo opportunity at CEATEC (Combined Exhibition of Advanced Technologies) JAPAN 2015 in Makuhari, Japan, October 6, 2015. (Photo by Yuya Shino/Reuters)



A woman plays table tennis with Japan's Omron Corp's table tennis playing robot at CEATEC (Combined Exhibition of Advanced Technologies) JAPAN 2015 in Makuhari, Japan, October 6, 2015. (Photo by Yuya Shino/Reuters)



A woman is reflected in Panasonic Corp's interactive mirror, which is able to apply virtual makeup and detect skin condition, during a demonstration at CEATEC (Combined Exhibition of Advanced Technologies) JAPAN 2015 in Makuhari, Japan, October 6, 2015. Over 500 companies and organisations are exhibiting at CEATEC JAPAN 2015, which will be held until October 10. (Photo by Yuya Shino/Reuters)



An Afghan policeman stands in front of a house belonging to a tribal elder, which residents said was damaged after a Taliban attack in Kabul, Afghanistan October 6, 2015. An Afghan security source said two gunmen had attacked the house of the tribal elder in Kabul and an adjacent building belonging to a former governor of the southern Helmand province. (Photo by Mohammad Ismail/Reuters)



China's Wang Qiang hits a return against Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark during their women's singles match at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing, China, October 6, 2015. (Photo by Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters)



Indigenous leaders from different tribes protest against the violation of their rights as they occupy the Chamber of Deputies in Brasilia, Brazil, October 5, 2015. (Photo by Lunae Parracho/Reuters)



Indigenous leaders from different tribes protest against the violation of their rights as they occupy the Chamber of Deputies in Brasilia, Brazil, October 5, 2015. (Photo by Lunae Parracho/Reuters)



An indigenous leader smokes as he occupies the Chamber of Deputies during a protest against the violation of their rights in Brasilia, Brazil, October 5, 2015. (Photo by Lunae Parracho/Reuters)



The Amazon rain forest (R), bordered by deforested land prepared for the planting of soybeans, is pictured in this aerial photo taken over Mato Grosso state in western Brazil, October 4, 2015. Brazil will produce a record 97.8 million tonnes of soybeans in 2015/16, a 3.2 percent rise compared to 2014/15, but much of this additional volume will be stored in the country, with little impact on export volumes, estimated on Monday the Brazilian Association of Vegetable Oil Industries (ABIOVE). (Photo by Paulo Whitaker/Reuters)



Australian singers Miranda, left, and Elektra Kilbey of the group Say Lou Lou pose before Chanel's Spring-Summer 2016 ready-to-wear fashion collection presented during the Paris Fashion Week, in Paris, France, Tuesday, October 6, 2015. (Photo by Zacharie Scheurer/AP Photo)





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