Pictures of the Day: October 25, 2011
Amine Landoulsi | AP
Supporters of the moderate Islamic party Ennahda are gathered in front of the party's headquaters in Tunis, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011. Preliminary results from polling stations across Tunisia indicate that the Islamist Ennahda Party took the largest share of votes by far in the country's landmark elections. Banner reads: Ennahda movement means renaissance.
Andy Wong | AP
Models present creations for the NE TIGER Couture 2012 collection with the theme "Tang Dynasty" during China Fashion Week for Spring/Summer 2012 in Beijing, China, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2011.
Niranjan Shrestha | AP
A police dog is seen after Nepalese policemen garlanded and applied vermillion on its forehead during the Tihar festival celebrations at a police kennel division in Katmandu, Nepal, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011. Dogs are worshipped to acknowledge their role in providing security as part of rituals during Tihar festival, or the festival of lights, also known as Diwali.
Burhan Ozbilici | AP
Family members wait for news as Turkish and Azeri rescuers work to save people trapped under the rubble of a collapsed building in Ercis, eastern Turkey, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011 after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake toppled some 2,000 buildings. Authorities said the death toll had jumped to 432 as rescuers in Ercis and the provincial capital, Van, raced against time to free dozens of people trapped inside mounds of concrete, twisted steel and construction debris. At least nine people were rescued on Tuesday, although many more bodies were discovered.
Sergei Grits | AP
Belarus plainclothes policemen detain a protester, center, during an opposition action in Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011. Police in Belarus detained at least five opposition activists and prevented dozens more from protesting against the jailing of opposition leaders in a rare downtown rally in the capital.
Sean Rowland | AP
In this photo provided by the Association of Surfing Professionals, Dane Zaun, of the United States, competes in the Arnette World Junior surfing competition in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011.
Petros Giannakouris | AP
The European Union flag flutters in the wind with the ancient Parthenon temple, seen in the background, at the Acropolis Hill, in Athens, on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011. Prime Minister George Papandreou called for unity across Greece's political spectrum Tuesday, as European officials struggled to come up with a definitive solution to Greece's debt woes and prevent it from dragging down other EU nations.
Federico Tardito | AP
Juventus' Alessandro Matri celebrates after scoring against Fiorentina during a Serie A soccer match in Turin, Italy, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011.
Bill O'Leary | The Washington Post
Ryan Dumas, a reptile expert at the National Aquarium in Washington, checks on a rare albino alligator now on display. There are only 100 known albino alligators in the world and none in the wild; whiteness is a disadvantage in a green swamp.
Posted Oct. 25, 2011, at 7:59 p.m.