News of the world, Nov 25

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Qiang ethnic group earthquake survivors from last May's quake dance at a square where new housing will be built in Beichuan County of Sichuan Province, China. Reconstruction work is accelerated in the province as those still living in makeshift houses prepare for challenging winter weather. (Getty Images)
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Tourists are silhouetted as they watch the fountain show at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, Nevada. The slumping US economy is even affecting the gambling mecca as fewer people visit and casinos take in lower gaming revenues compared to the same time last year. (Getty Images)
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People pass a shop on Oxford Street offering discounts in London, England. Many high street shops are bracing themselves for difficult Christmas trading. (Getty Images)
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Indian Sikhs wait to offer prayers at the Golden temple in Amritsar. Sikhs around the world are observing the death anniversary of Sikhisms ninth Guru, Guru Tegh Bahadur. (Getty Images)
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The crew of a maritime patrol aircraft Lockheed P-3 Orion of the German Navy stand beside the plane upon its return to their home base in the northern German town of Nordholz. The air crew spent the last four-and-a-half months serving in the Operation Enduring Freedom - Horn of Africa (OEF-HOA). (Getty Images)
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A Pakistani police officer tries to stop visitors entering after a bomb blast at a Shiite Muslim mosque in Peshawar. A bomb blast injured at least eight people at a mosque in the northwestern Pakistan city of Peshawar, officials said. The groups usually coexist peacefully but outbreaks of sectarian violence have claimed more than 4,000 lives across Pakistan since the late 1980s. (Getty Images)
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With less than one week before Thanksgiving, turkeys eat from a feeder at the Willie Bird Turkey Farm in Sonoma, California. An estimated 45 million turkeys are cooked and eaten during annual Thanksgiving meals in the United States. (Getty Images)
News of the world, Nov 26

News of the world, Nov 26

26 Nov 2008
Politics & Economics
Giraffes on the move

Giraffes on the move

26 Nov 2008
Transport
Bangkok airport disruption

Bangkok airport disruption

26 Nov 2008
Travel & Hospitality
Tue 25 Nov 2008 09:28 AM