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News of the world, Oct 30

News of the world, Oct 30
Internally displaced people in the Democratic Republic of Congo are seen marching into the provincial capital of Goma. Thousands of Congolese people arrived into Goma from the Kibati provisional camp where they arrived after violence started between Forces loyal to renegade Laurent Nkunda and the Congolese army. Government forces are fleeing from the key eastern Democratic Republic of Congo city of Goma ahead of advancing rebels, military sources said. (Getty Images)
News of the world, Oct 30
Iraqi soldiers parade with national flags at a football stadium in the Wasit provincial capital of Kut during a ceremony for the official transfer of control of the Shiite province. Iraq took over from US forces control of Wasit, which US commanders say is often used by Iranian groups to smuggle weapons to launch attacks in Iraq. Wasit became the 13th of Iraq's 18 provinces to be handed over by US-led forces to Baghdad amid an overall improvement in security across the violence-wracked country. (Getty Images)
News of the world, Oct 30
A Nihang (Sikh religious warrior) displays his skill in Gathka, a traditional martial art, at the Sachkhand Gurudwara on the eve of the 300th year of the consecration of the perpetual Guru of the Sikh faith, the Guru Granth Sahib, in Nanded, 650km south of Mumbai. The Gurdwara (Sikh temple) celebrate the 300th year of the consecration the Guru Granth Sahib on October 30. (Getty Images)
News of the world, Oct 30
Pilgrims from Germany wait for Pope Benedict XVI's arrival at St Peter's square prior to his weekly audience at the Vatican. (Getty Images)
News of the world, Oct 30
Used plastic bottles remain heaped up at a plastics recycling mill which is ceasing production as the global financial crisis starts to bite in China's recycling industry in Wuhan of Hubei Province, China. Many of China's recycling mills and farms are being forced to stop collecting recyclable scrap materials due to the nose-diving order prices as those of oil, metal and other commodities have plunged worldwide amid a worsening economic outlook. (Getty Images)
News of the world, Oct 30
A woman walks behind an index board, showing the German DAX Index during a trading session on the floor of Frankfurt stock exchange in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The DAX Index was affected due to heavy price fluctuations of the shares of German car maker Volkswagen AG. German Boarse AG announced to reduce the weighting of Volkswagen stocks to 10 percent to adjust the benchmark of the DAX Index. (Getty Images)
News of the world, Oct 30
Visitors congregate at the Temporaere Kunsthalle Berlin (Temporary Art Hall Berlin) on its opening night in Berlin, Germany. The space, at the vacant Schlossplatz near the city's Berliner Dom cathedral, will stand for two years and is meant to show the works of young Berlin artists. (Getty Images)
News of the world, Oct 30
Pakistani earthquake survivor families gather outside their homes to avoid being trapped in rubble during possible aftershocks in Wam village, some 95km north of the provincial capital Quetta. Thousands of people in mountainous southwest Pakistan bedded down for a freezing night in the open, after a powerful earthquake destroyed their homes and killed at least 170. At least eight villages were badly hit by the massive tremors, local police and officials said, voicing fears that some 46,000 people living in the wider region could now be in need of shelter and other assistance. (Getty Images)
News of the world, Oct 30
Visitors flock around the Todaiji Temple in Nara, Japan. The ancient temple is the largest wooden building in the world. Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall are in Japan as part of a ten day tour of East Asia that takes in Japan, Brunei and Indonesia. (Getty Images)