Pakistani peoples gather to look at the dead body of a suicide bomber on the outskirts of Quetta on November 5, 2011. A man blew himself up in a failed suicide bombing on November 5, in Pakistan’s southwest, where a recent surge in sectarian unrest has killed dozens of Shiite Muslims.
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Afghan policemen take pictures of the dead bodies of two insurgents after a suicide attack outside the building of a logistics company working with NATO forces on the outskirts of Herat city on November 3, 2011. Two Afghan guards were killed in an assault on a logistics company working with NATO forces in western Afghanistan, police said on November 3, adding that all the attackers had been killed.
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The body of a Yemeni demonstrator is carried into a makeshift hospital after he was shot during an anti-regime rally in Sanaa on October 15, 2011. Yemeni police opened fire on demonstrators in the capital demanding the resignation of President Ali Abdullah Saleh, killing at least 12 people and wounding dozens, medics said. MARWAN NAAMANI/AFP/Getty Images
The bodies of six men murdered by suspected gang members lie in the parking lot of Ramon Villeda Morales Airport in San Pedro Sula, 240 kms north of Tegucigalpa in October 14, 2011. Honduras stands to break world records with its murder rate — estimated at 86 per 100,000 inhabitants — putting it ahead of war-torn countries like Iraq and Afghanistan, a study said October 13, 2011. The study by the Violence Observatory at the National Autonomous University of Honduras said the murder rate was 43.7 per 100,000 inhabitants during the first semester of 2011, up from 36.6 for the same period last year.
Victims of a bus crash are piled on a truck after being recovered from the crash site near the Jhagajholi village, about 240 kilometers (150 miles) east of the Nepalese capital Katmandu, on 13 October 2011. At least 47 people were killed when a bus plunged into a river in Nepal on 13 October, police said. The bus was carrying over 60 passengers home after the annual Dashain festival celebrations. Police said the bus was carrying more than its capacity. It swerved off the road and plunged 300 metres into the Sunkoshi River, in Sindhuli district, some 240 kilometres east of the capital.
Libyan rebels help an injured comrade who was wounded during the battle to liberate the city of Sirte, Libya 12 October 2011. According to media sources on 11 October, the military spokesman Ahmad Bani of the country’s interim leadership said the battle for Sirte had entered its ëfinal stageí, with his men close to controlling the last neighborhoods still in the hands of Gaddafi’s loyalists. Sirte and Bani Walid are the two last bastions where fugitive leader Muammar Gaddafi’s loyalists are still fighting the country’s new rulers. EPA/MOHAMED MESSARA