Tunisia's main Islamist party claimed today to have taken the biggest block of votes in historic free polls, as the cradle of the Arab Spring basked in praise for its democratic revolution. Official results were not due until October 25.
Turkey accepted humanitarian aid from Israel despite strained relations as the death toll from the 7.2-magnitude earthquake rose to 523, officials said. Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the government would more strictly enforce building laws and demolish particularly weak buildings. Poor construction has been cited as a reason for the extent of the disaster.
Chinese acrobats and dancers perform in Beijing's most famous acrobat show. With a history of more than 2,500 years, Chinese acrobatics have won China the title of "Kingdom of Acrobatics." The performances consist of a combination of dance, opera arts, ballet and magic. With the advent of contemporary culture in China, improved music, costumes, lighting and modern choreography have been introduced in Chinese acrobatics - making it a comprehensive stage art performed by more than 100 troupes throughout the country.
The Colts and Dolphins remain winless, the Packers' domination of the NFL continued despite a strong effort from the Vikings, but really, is anything more surprising than Tim Tebow's sudden reversal of fortunes in leading the Broncos to a stunning overtime victory?
A few dozen people showed up to demonstrate outside Fox Studios where News Corp. is holding its annual shareholders meeting. Murdoch is facing shareholders with small stakes in his company for the first time since a phone-hacking scandal broke in July.
Justin Timberlake, Olivia Wilde, Amanda Seyfried and cast attend of the motion picture sci-fi thriller "In Time", attend the premiere of the film at the Regency Village Theatre in the Westwood section of Los Angeles on October 20, 2011.
The latest outrageous chocolate fashion designs from The 17th annual Salon du Chocolat in Paris on October 19, 2011. The show, the world's biggest dedicated to chocolate, brings together fashion designers and chocolatiers from around the world.
American actors Philip Seymour Hoffman, Evan Rachel Wood and George Clooney attend a photo call for "Ides Of March" at BFI London Film Festival at Odeon West End, Leicester Square in London on October 19, 2011.
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