Today's best photos from around the world
A twig catfish, native to the Amazon, Orinoco and Parana rivers of South America, releases eggs during a spawn at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington November 12, 2009. This is the third time this species has produced young at the zoo
Televisions display images of the Queen as she delivers her speech during the State Opening of Parliament, in an electrical store in Edinburgh, Scotland November.
An Algerian fan cheers before their World Cup 2010 playoff qualifying soccer match against Egypt in Sudan November .
U.S. President Barack Obama tours the Great Wall of China in Badaling November .
A labourer takes a nap on sacks filled with rice at an agriculture product marketing committee yard at Jetalpur on the outskirts of the western Indian city of Ahmedabad November
Russia's President Dmitry Medvedev (R) talks with Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill during a meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Foundation for Restoring the New Jerusalem Monastery at the presidential residence Gorki outside Moscow
An oil refinery is seen near the town of Mozyr, some 300 km (186 miles) southeast of Minsk
A worker waters poinsettia plants at the Serre des Iles greenhouse in Levis . Poinsettia is a popular Christmas plant that originated from Mexico and Guatemala.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel makes a speech in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin , during celebrations to mark the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Boys stand on their wooden boat at a polluted beach in Makassar, in Indonesia's south Sulawesi province
پھر یوں ہوا کے درد مجھے راس آ گیا