Pictures of the Day: Nov. 1, 2011
Markus Schreiber | AP
A hippo cub touches its mother Nicole during the first public presentation at the Zoo in Berlin, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011. The cub which is yet unnamed was born on Oct. 23, 2011 at the zoo.
Vahid Salemi | AP
Iranian school girls follow the debates of the parliament during the impeachment of Economy Minister, Shamsoddin Hosseini (not pictured) in Tehran, Iran on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011. Iran's economy minister survived an impeachment vote in parliament after appeals by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to keep the government intact despite anger over a major banking scandal. Lawmakers voted 141-93 on Tuesday to keep Shamsoddin Hosseini, who has been accused of failing to take action after learning of the alleged $2.6 billion bank fraud.
B.K.Bangash | AP
A Pakistani vendor off-loads a cattle from a truck at a market set up for shopping animals for the coming Eid-al-Adha festival in Islamabad, Pakistan on Tuesday, Nov 1, 2011. Pakistani Muslims will celebrate Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice on Nov. 7, by slaughtering sheep, goats, cows or camels.
Marco Ugarte | AP
Candles illuminate grave sites at the San Gregorio cemetery during the Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead holiday on the outskirts of Mexico City on Tuesday Nov. 1, 2011. A tradition that coincides with All Saints Day and All Souls Day on Nov. 1 and 2., families take picnics to the cemeteries and decorate the graves of departed relatives with marigolds, candles and sugar skulls.
Manish Swarup | AP
A boy lights fire crackers as Hindu devotees perform rituals in River Yamuna at sunset during Chhath Puja festival in New Delhi, India on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011. During Chhath, an ancient Hindu festival, rituals are performed to thank the Sun god for sustaining life on earth.
Rafiq Maqbool | AP
An Indian Hindu women offers prayers to the setting sun during the festival of Chhath at the Arabian Sea, in Mumbai, India, on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011. During this ancient Hindu festival, rituals are performed to thank the Sun god for sustaining life on earth.
Michael Probst | AP
Traders react at the stock market in Frankfurt, Germany on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011, where the German stock index DAX went under 6,000 points. The Greek government shocked financial markets with news that it would put its cost-cutting plan to a popular vote, which could lead the country to default on its debt.
John Spink | AP
Scott Dunn of Marietta grieves over his dog's freshly dug grave Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011 in Cobb County, Ga. Dunn's 3½ -year-old boxer Duncan alerted him to a fire Tuesday at Dunn's home but died in the flames. Dunn escaped the fire. Fire officials haven't determined the cause of the blaze.
Sakchai Lalit | AP
Thai residents wade through floodwaters in the Bang Phlat district of Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011. Higher than normal tides pushing into the Chao Phraya river from the Gulf of Thailand in recent days have complicated efforts to drain floodwaters flowing from the country's central heartland, where vast areas have been submerged for up to two months.
Posted Nov. 01, 2011, at 5:54 p.m.