Tuesday 21 October 2014

The World in Pictures

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A patient wearing a costume representing the Motherland poses before a parade, as part of Independence Day celebrations at the Larco Herrera psychiatric hospital in Lima. According to staff, the hospital was founded in 1917 and is the biggest of its kind in Peru, currently housing more than 450 patients. Peru will celebrate its Independence Day on July 28.
A patient wearing a costume representing the Motherland poses before a parade, as part of Independence Day celebrations at the Larco Herrera psychiatric hospital in Lima. According to staff, the hospital was founded in 1917 and is the biggest of its kind in Peru, currently housing more than 450 patients. Peru will celebrate its Independence Day on July 28.
Guns are seen on a shelf before being destroyed at the police headquarters in Tegucigalpa. According to local media, police authorities destroyed about 3,100 weapons, some confiscated from organised crime activity and others that were owned by police but discarded due to the lack of use.
Guns are seen on a shelf before being destroyed at the police headquarters in Tegucigalpa. According to local media, police authorities destroyed about 3,100 weapons, some confiscated from organised crime activity and others that were owned by police but discarded due to the lack of use.
A bolt of lightning strikes over Tokyo skyscrapers at dusk.
A bolt of lightning strikes over Tokyo skyscrapers at dusk.

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