Photos Of 2012 Week 11

Time is going fast and we are already in week 11. This week’s stories come from a terrible accident involving a bus full of children in Sierre in Switserland, protesters, impressive Aurora Australis and much more. [38 photos total]

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Schoolchildren wear padded hoods to protect them from falling debris during a disaster drill named Shakeout Tokyo at Izumi elementary school in Tokyo. (ISSEI KATO/REUTERS) #
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Palestinian demonstrators run away from tear gas fired by Israeli security officers during clashes at a weekly protest near Ramallah. (MOHAMAD TOROKMAN/REUTERS) #
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Defected army soldiers backing anti-government protesters sit atop an armoured personnel carrier securing a rally in Sanaa. (Khaled Abdullah/REUTERS) #
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Men and women take part in Huranga as others throw coloured powder at Dauji temple near Mathura. (ADNAN ABIDI/REUTERS) #
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Anti-government protesters take cover in front of riot police blocking the road leading to Pearl Square in Manama. (HAMAD I MOHAMMED/REUTERS) #
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An anti-government protester holds a tear-gas canister fired by riot police blocking the road leading to Pearl Square in Manama. (HAMAD I MOHAMMED/REUTERS) #
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Girls skip a rope at the Doro refugee camp in South Sudan. (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
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Security guard prevents students from climbing a fence into the compound of the Cambridge Union Society in central England. (PAUL HACKETT/REUTERS) #
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A riot police officer attempts to take cover behind a passerby making a recording of the scene on his mobile phone, from protesters throwing stones during a student demonstration in Bogota. (FREDY BUILES/REUTERS) #
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Two ravens sit after sunset in a forest near the town of Cherven. (VASILY FEDOSENKO/REUTERS) #
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A woman takes cover behind riot police as protesters throw stones during a demonstration in Bogota. (FREDY BUILES/REUTERS) #
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Model holds up her hands as she waits backstage before the Katty Xiomara Winter 2013 collection show during Lisbon Fashion Week. (RAFAEL MARCHANTE/REUTERS) #
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Buddhist monks offer prayers for victims of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami at Kitaizumi beach in Minamisoma, Fukushima. (YURIKO NAKAO/REUTERS) #
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The aurora borealis is seen on Beam Road above snow-covered tundras near Nome, Alaska. (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
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The Krasna Horka castle is seen on fire in the village of Krasnohorske Podhradie near Roznava. (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
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Buddhist monks walk in lines past people who have gathered for a mass alms-offering ceremony in Bangkok. (SUKREE SUKPLANG/REUTERS) #
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Children offer prayers for their parents, who were killed in the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, during the first anniversary of the disaster in Iwaki. (KIM KYUNG-HOON/REUTERS) #
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Students study during classes in a hut, in the al-Zailaea village of the western Yemeni province of Houdieda. (Khaled Abdullah/REUTERS) #
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Alexandra Malmgren is leapt upon by her Greyhound Radar on the final day of competition at the Crufts dog show in Birmingham. (CHRIS HELGREN/REUTERS) #
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Workers move a giant Tyrannosaurus Rex model into position at Chester Zoo. (PHIL NOBLE/REUTERS) #
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People cross a footbridge in front of cluster of traditional houses in Srinagar. (FAYAZ KABLI/REUTERS) #
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A street vendor sells peanuts at a street side in central Yangon. (Soe Zeya Tun/REUTERS) #
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Italian gymnast Vanessa Ferrari attends a training session to prepare for the Olympics in Brescia. (ALESSANDRO BIANCHI/REUTERS) #
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Kohari, known as Slovak Batman, cleans up around his home in town of Dunajska Streda. (RADOVAN STOKLASA/REUTERS) #
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The Aurora Australis is seen in this handout picture taken on board the International Space Station between Antarctica and Australia. (NASA/REUTERS) #
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A girl with hearing challenges cries after her ears were cleaned during an event held by Starkey Hearing Foundation at St. Monica in Gulu. (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
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Nissan's new Deltawing racing car is seen after it was unveiled in London. (ANDREW WINNING/REUTERS) #
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An anthropologist looks at a shoe as she works in a mass grave in the former Regional Command headquarters of the Guatemalan Army in Coban. (JORGE DAN LOPEZ/REUTERS) #
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Panelling hangs down from the Brooklyn Bridge after it was struck by a crane passing underneath in New York. (LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS) #
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A helicopter takes off from the entrance of a tunnel into which a foreign coach crashed in Sierre. (DENIS BALIBOUSE/REUTERS) #
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Emergency services work on the wreckage of a bus that crashed into a motorway tunnel in Sierre. (HANDOUT/REUTERS) #
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A U.S. Marine watches as an Osprey carrying U.S. Defense Secretary Panetta arrives at Forward Operating Base Shukvani. (POOL/REUTERS) #
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A woman and her son sit inside an electric tricycle as they drive along a road in Beijing. (DAVID GRAY/REUTERS) #
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Noori, a cloned Pashmina goat, is seen at SKUAST, in Shuhama. (FAYAZ KABLI/REUTERS) #
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The pods on the London Eye casts shadows against a thick morning fog as the spring sun shine begins to burn it off in central London. (ANDREW WINNING/REUTERS) #
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An East Timorese child runs as sea water hits the wall on Dili beach. (BEAWIHARTA/REUTERS) #
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Ferry passes a rental car stranded in the ocean at Oyster Point. (HANDOUT/REUTERS) #
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Men wear cardboard hats depicting Apple's new iPad as they stand in line to purchase tablet in front of Apple Store Ginza in Tokyo. (KIM KYUNG-HOON/REUTERS) #

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