Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Visitors ride a cable car,

  • Pakcar
    Visitors ride a cable car, powered by an automobile engine, in the Madyan area of Swat in August. Swat residents have been using the cable car since last year’s floods destroyed most of their bridges. [Nazar ul Islam]
  • 2011-10-21
    Two children pass by a flower nursery on Jamrud Road near Hayatabad, Peshawar, October 9. [Ashfaq Yusufzai]
  • 2011-10-20
    Three of the 19 Kyrgyz presidential candidates, Kubatbek Baibolov (back to camera), Kubanychbek Isabekov (left) and Anarbek Kalmatov, participate in a televised debate moderated by journalists Kubat Otorbayev and Dinara Suimaliyeva October 19 in Bishkek. The debate was third in a series ahead of the October 30 presidential election. [Maksat Osmonaliyev]
  • 2011-10-19
    A worker spray paints a utility pole outside the Sunehrai Mosque in Peshawar Cantonment October 7. [Ashfaq Yusufzai]
  • 2011-10-12
    A Kabul watch maker waits for customers on a street October 7 with several timepieces he has for sale. [Maksim Yeniseyev]
  • 2011-10-11
    Farmers use traditional methods to thresh rice in Nowshera District’s Pabbi area October 8. Farmers say last year’s floods damaged the water courses in rice-growing areas, which caused heavy losses and reduced yields. [Ashfaq Yusufzai]
  • 2011-10-07
    Thatta District residents ride a motorbike along with a flooded road in Jhati Tersil, Sindh, September 28. According to the UNHCR, more than 300 people have died from Pakistani floods this year and more than 5.4m people have been affected. More than 4.2m acres of land has been flooded, much of it in Sindh. [UNHCR]
  • 2011-10-06
    Kyrgyz President Roza Otunbayeva speaks during an October 6 ceremony commemorating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Kurmandzhan Datka in the Satylganov Philharmonic Auditorium in Bishkek. She was the Kyrgyz Alais (Mother of the Nation) from 1832-1876, and a general in the Kokand and Bukhara emirates, as well as a colonel in the Imperial Russian Army. [Maksat Osmonaliyev]
  • 2011-10-05
    An Otrazhenie (Reflection) Puppet Theatre actor performs in a play for children in the First President’s Park in Almaty October 1. [Timur Batyrshin]
  • 2011-10-04
    A trombonist strikes a pose for the camera as his band performs during the First World Puppet Carnival in Almaty September 29. [Serik Kovlanbayev]

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