Photos Of 2012 Week 42

I think we can officially now that we are racing towards the end of the year. Week 42 of 2012 once again brings us loads of protests. Spain, Greece, South America. Every corner of the globe had somethig to complain about. [57 photos total]

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An anti-Muslim Brotherhood demonstrator throws stones during clashes with supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi at Tahrir Square, the focal point of the Egyptian uprising, in Cairo (MOHAMED ABD EL GHANY/REUTERS) #
Children light oil lamps beside a picture of Malala Yousufzai at a school in Peshawar (ATHAR HUSSAIN/REUTERS) #
Starlings fill the sky around the dome of Saint Peter's Basilica (STEFANO RELLANDINI/REUTERS) #
A protester gestures in front of a burning Muslim Brotherhood bus during clashes between supporters and opponents of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi in Tahrir square in Cairo (MOHAMED ABD EL GHANY/REUTERS) #
A visitor looks at the Arch Duke Joseph diamond as it sits on display at Christie's auction house in New York (KEITH BEDFORD/REUTERS) #
Pall bearers carry the casket of Noel Polanco from the Eternal Love Baptist Church after a funeral service in the Queens borough of New York (LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS) #
A girl eats her meal next to a relative in Terrabona town, north Nicaragua (OSWALDO RIVAS/REUTERS) #
Riot policemen stand guard during a demonstration in Bogota (JOHN VIZCAINO/REUTERS) #
Space Shuttle Endeavour is transported on Manchester Avenue in Los Angeles, California (JONATHAN ALCORN/REUTERS) #
A man arrested this week for being a member of the MS-13 Mara Salvatrucha street gang among other crimes, flashes his gang's hand sign from inside a jail cell at a police station in San Salvador (STRINGER/EL SALVADOR/REUTERS) #
A Soyuz rocket blasts off from Europe's space base near Kourou (HANDOUT/REUTERS) #
Syrian tanks, seen from the Turkish village of Saribuk in Hatay province along the Turkish-Syrian border (OSMAN ORSAL/REUTERS) #
A Roma child, refugee from Kosovo, drinks water at the camp Vrela Ribnicka in Podgorica (MARKO DJURICA/REUTERS) #
The shuttle Endeavour moves along Crenshaw Drive as people in cherry pickers take photos in Los Angeles (POOL/REUTERS) #
A U.S. Secret Service Agent stands at detail behind Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney as he speaks during a campaign rally at the Golden Lamb in Lebanon, Ohio (SHANNON STAPLETON/REUTERS) #
A boy and his cat, both dressed in pirate costumes, pose at a regional cat exhibition in Bishkek (VLADIMIR PIROGOV/REUTERS) #
A Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force P-3C patrol aircraft launches flares during a naval fleet review at Sagami Bay, off Yokosuka, south of Tokyo (YURIKO NAKAO/REUTERS) #
A woman casts her ballot in a polling booth for Belgium's local elections in Mons (SEBASTIEN PIRLET/REUTERS) #
A cat is seen on the window sill of a cottage covered in wisteria near Helperby (NIGEL RODDIS/REUTERS) #
A contestant poses before entering the stage for the Pink Pageant, during the closing ceremony of first South Asian LGBT Sports Festival in Kathmandu (NAVESH CHITRAKAR/REUTERS) #
Firefighter is pictured inside burning electronics warehouse belonging to Chaudhary Group in Kathmandu (NAVESH CHITRAKAR/REUTERS) #
Pilot Felix Baumgartner of Austria celebrates after successfully completing the final manned flight for Red Bull Stratos in Roswell (BALAZS GARDI/REUTERS) #
U.S. President Barack Obama (L) sits with campaign volunteer Suzanne Stern as he makes calls from a campaign office in Williamsburg (JONATHAN ERNST/REUTERS) #
Models wait backstage during Ukrainian Fashion Week in Kiev (GLEB GARANICH/REUTERS) #
A girl waits with her father before participating in the 12th La Joropera festival in Acacias (JOHN VIZCAINO/REUTERS) #
Israeli inventor Izhar Gafni rides his cardboard bicycle in Ahituv (BAZ RATNER/REUTERS) #
A woman visitor passes a platoon of recruits at the parade square of an infantry unit camp based in Kiev (GLEB GARANICH/REUTERS) #
Candles are lit in front of portrait of Pakistani schoolgirl Yousafzai, during candlelight vigil organized by Nepalese Youth in Kathmandu (NAVESH CHITRAKAR/REUTERS) #
Members of the free Syrian Army use a catapult to launch a homemade bomb during clashes with pro-government soldiers in the city of Aleppo (ASMAA WAGUIH/REUTERS) #
Ontario Premiere McGuinty speaks to the media after making an announcement to resign from the leadership of the Ontario provincial Liberal party at Queen's Park in Toronto (MARK BLINCH/REUTERS) #
Girl dressed as Hindu Goddess sits on the banks of river Ganga during the Navratri festival in Allahabad (JITENDRA PRAKASH/REUTERS) #
Driver waits for customers in his Premier Padmini taxi on Marine Drive in Mumbai (VIVEK PRAKASH/REUTERS) #
Nepalese youth plays on swing during the first day of Dashain, Hinduism's biggest religious festival, in Kathmandu (NAVESH CHITRAKAR/REUTERS) #
A man jumps from a boat to another by the river Buriganga in Dhaka (ANDREW BIRAJ/REUTERS) #
A visitor is seen at the holocaust museum inside the newly opened Jewish Menorah Center in Dnipropetrovsk (GLEB GARANICH/REUTERS) #
A mourner pays respects as people gather to wait for the arrival of the remains of the late former Cambodian King Norodom Sihanouk at the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh (DAMIR SAGOLJ/REUTERS) #
U.S. Republican presidential nominee Romney and U.S. President Obama speak directly to each other during the second U.S. presidential debate in Hempstead (MIKE SEGAR/REUTERS) #
Thousands of mourners gather at the gates of the Royal Palace minutes after the coffin of former king Norodom Sihanouk arrived in Phnom Penh (DAMIR SAGOLJ/REUTERS) #
Central American woman holds picture of relative who disappeared during his journey through Mexico to reach U.S. in Amatlan de los Reyes (STRINGER/MEXICO/REUTERS) #
A model of supersonic aircraft for testing in the supersonic wind tunnel at NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland Ohio (HANDOUT/REUTERS) #
Two men walk hand in hand past changing autumn leaves in Sheffield Park Gardens near Haywards Heath in southern England (LUKE MACGREGOR/REUTERS) #
Sniper in control tower checks surrounding areas for al Shabaab militants at recently captured Baledogle airbase in sector one (HANDOUT/REUTERS) #
Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis is pictured in this undated photo obtained from a social media site. The FBI on Wednesday arrested the Bangladeshi man in a sting operation on charges he attempted to blow up the New York Federal Reserve Bank with what he believed was a 1,000-pound (450-kg) bomb, federal authorities said (REUTERS) #
German Chancellor Merkel delivers government policy statement during Bundestag session in Berlin (THOMAS PETER/REUTERS) #
Flames from a molotov cocktail flare up near Greek riot police as they stand guard near an anti-austerity march in central Athens (JOHN KOLESIDIS/REUTERS) #
A Turkish herdsman walks with his goats at sunset on the Turkish-Syrian border near the town of Reyhali in Hatay (OSMAN ORSAL/REUTERS) #
Craftsman Stephane Mouton cleans and inspects the bronze bell 'Maurice' after removing the mould at the French bell foundry Cornille Havard in Villedieu-les-Poeles in Normandy (CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS) #
An employee tests Nestle products at the company's research and development center in Shanghai (CARLOS BARRIA/REUTERS) #
U.S. President Obama reaches out to greet young girls upon his arrival at JFK Airport in New York (JASON REED/REUTERS) #
U.S. President Obama and Republican presidential candidate Romney share a laugh with Cardinal Dolan at the 67th Annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation dinner in New York (JASON REED/REUTERS) #
A breast cancer survivor poses for a photograph at the Reto Group for Full Recovery of Breast Cancer in Mexico City (EDGARD GARRIDO/REUTERS) #
A police officer walks over spilled blood at a crime scene in Cuernavaca (STRINGER/MEXICO/REUTERS) #
Women attend an interview during the job fair for China Eastern Airlines flight attendants in Shanghai (ALY SONG/REUTERS) #
A white swan swims in a pond at the Summer Garden in central St. Petersburg (ALEXANDER DEMIANCHUK/REUTERS) #
Police officers burn weapons to destroy them as part of a regional program to combat the illicit accumulation and trafficking of small arms and light weapons and their ammunition in Varazdin (ANTONIO BRONIC/REUTERS) #
A car burns at the site of an explosion in Ashrafieh (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
A model wears a creation presented by I-ModeC during the 2013 Spring/Summer show at Shanghai Fashion Week (CARLOS BARRIA/REUTERS) #

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