1 Nov — The Selangor religious authorities’ fatwa declaring Sisters in Islam (SIS) a deviant organisation is a backward-thinking move and will confuse Muslims and Malaysians alike, a DAP lawmaker said. Bukit Bendera MP Zairil Khir Johari said…
Anti-government protesters gathering in the Place de la Nation in Ouagadougou, capital of Burkina Faso, yesterday. General Honore Traore, the head of Burkina Faso's armed forces, took power on Friday after President Blaise Compaore resigned amid mass demonstrations against an attempt to extend his 27-year rule in the West African country. – Reuters pic, November 1, 2014.
A freight train crossing champagne vineyards outside Sevastopol, Crimea, on Thursday. – AFP pic, November 1, 2014.
Israeli security forces standing guard as Palestinian Muslim worshippers perform traditional Friday prayers on a street outside the Old City in east Jerusalem yesterday, following restrictions by Israeli police to allow entry only to Muslim men over 50, wanting to access the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound. – AFP pic, November 1, 2014.
Relatives offering prayers in front of the tombs of their loved ones at a public cemetery in Marikina city, east of Manila, yesterday. Thousands are expected to visit the cemeteries to commune with their loved ones during the Catholic commemoration of All Saints Day today. – Reuters pic, November 1, 2014.
In this photograph taken on Thursday, Afghan labourers drink tea after work at a chalk factory as the sun sets on the outskirts of Mazar-i-sharif. Afghanistan’s economy is largely agriculture-based, though the country is endowed with a wealth of natural resources and mineral deposits. – AFP pic, November 1, 2014.