News pictures from around the world
Photo provided by Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on Nov. 8, 2014 shows top leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un (1st R) providing field guidance to the Jongsong Pharmaceutical General Factory in DPRK. Kim Jong Un went around the room for the education and the room for the factory’s history. After inspecting various of medicines produced by the factory, he went round the medicine test office and other places to learn in detail about production and management of the factory.
Photo provided by Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on Nov. 8, 2014 shows participants in the 3rd meeting of battalion commanders and political instructors of the Korean People’s Army (KPA) holding a pledging conference at the plaza of the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun on Nov. 7 to implement the guiding principles of top leader Kim Jong Un.
Iraqi soldiers prepare to fight against Islamic State militants in the city of Dhuluiya, some 90 km north of Baghdad on Nov. 6, 2014.
Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal al-Miqdad and the UN special envoy to Syria Staffa de Mistura are seen upon arrival at al-Sheraton Hotel in Damascus, Syria, on Nov. 8, 2014. The UN special envoy to Syria Staffa de Mistura arrived in the capital Damascus Saturday afternoon for a three-day visit during which he will meet with top Syrian officials.
– Evan Medeiros, Special Assistant to U.S. President and National Security Council Senior Director for Asian Affairs, speaks at the Foreign Press Center in Washington D.C., the United States, Nov. 7, 2014. The upcoming summit between U.S. and Chinese presidents in Beijing offers an opportunity for them to have substantive discussions on an array of issues with new areas of consensus expected to further bilateral ties, the White House’s top official on Asian affairs said Friday.
Demonstrators take part in the march for the 43 missing students of the Normal Rural School of Ayotzinapa, at the Zocalo Square, in Mexico City, capital of Mexico
Alan Yarrow the new Lord Mayor of London greets the crowd during the annual Lord Mayor’s Show in London, Britain on Nov. 8, 2014. The traditional yearly procession is 3 miles long and travels from Mansion House to the Royal Courts of Justice, where the Lord Mayor takes an oath of allegiance to the sovereign before the Lord Chief Justice.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas attends a meeting in the West Bank city of Ramallah