Today in Pictures - November 15, 2013

Iranian Shi'ites cover themselves with mud, during Ashoura, marking the death anniversary of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Islam's Prophet Muhammad, at the city of Bijar, west of the capital Teheran, Iran on Thursday, Nov 14, 2013. Hussein, one
Iranian Shi'ites cover themselves with mud, during Ashoura, marking the death anniversary of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Islam's Prophet Muhammad, at the city of Bijar, west of the capital Teheran, Iran on Thursday, Nov 14, 2013. Hussein, one of Shi'ite Islam's most beloved saints, was killed in a 7th century battle at Karbala, Iraq. -- PHOTO: AP

Observing Ashoura, recovery efforts in the Philippines, and street rallies in Bangkok. These, and more pictures from around the world here