Sanjeeda, 8, left, Nagina, 7, center, Parwana, 8, right, pose for a photo during their working hours at a local brick factory in Jalalabad, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, Monday, Oct. 8, 2012. Thousands of Afghan children work to support their families.
A police officer speaks with illegal immigrants behind a fence at a detention center in Komotini town, northern Greece, on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012. The government has toughened its stance on illegal immigration, with mass roundups and new detention centers paid for with the help of EU funds. Greece is the European Union's busiest transit point for illegal immigrants. Sign reads: Projects was funded 75 percent by the EU and 25 percent from national resources.
The Acropolis hill is seen during the sun set in Athens on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012 prior to a union anti-austerity rally a day before the visit by German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The authorities are keen to prevent embarrassing riots. More than 7,000 police will be on security duty in the capital from early Tuesday, while public gatherings will be banned in much of the city center and on a 100-meter (yard) radius from the route her motorcade will follow. The ban will not affect the main protests, but will prevent demonstrators from reaching the German embassy, where a populist right wing party was planning a protest.
An Indian laborer is seen atop a building under construction at the venue for the upcoming Durga Puja, or Durga Prayers festival in the eastern Indian city Bhubaneswar, India, Monday, Oct. 8, 2012. Seen as the mother of the universe, Durga is worshipped for her graciousness as well as her fearsome power.
A Palestinian woman sorts olives during the olive harvest in the West Bank village of Kabatyeh, near Jenin, Monday, Oct. 8, 2012. Palestinians began to harvest olives in October, a staple for many local farmers that also use them to make oil.
Myanmar Buddhist monks march through streets Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, in Yangon, Myanmar. More than 100 monks protested recent attacks against Buddhists in Bangladesh. Thousands of Muslims there set fire to at least 10 temples and 40 homes due to anger over a photo of a burned Quran posted on Facebook, allegedly by a Buddhist.