Today in Pictures, Oct 22, 2018

Train derails in Taiwan, Taipei, protest at the Israel-Gaza border fence in Gaza, and other pictures from around the world in Today in Pictures.

This CNA handout picture taken on October 21, 2018 shows a derailed train in Yian, eastern Taiwan. - At least 17 people have died after a train derailed and flipped over in Taiwan, authorities said. PHOTO: HANDOUT VIA AFP
A disabled Palestinian is helped as he uses a sling to hurl stones at Israeli troops during a protest calling for lifting the Israeli blockade on Gaza and demanding the right to return to their homeland, at the Israel-Gaza border fence in Gaza October 19, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS
Afghan women wait to cast their votes during a parliamentary election at a polling station in Kabul, Afghanistan, October 20, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS
A young visitor looks at the photograph 'Cuban Crocodile' by Tim Flach, a British photographer who specialises in studio photography of animals, during his exhibition in Moscow on October 20, 2018. PHOTO: AFP
People dressed as "Catrina" take part in the "Catrinas Parade" along Reforma Avenue, in Mexico City on October 21, 2018, ahead of the Day of the Dead. PHOTO: AFP
Silhouette of people are seen walking on the cracked banks of drought affected 'Lac de Bret' lake on a warm afternoon on October 21, 2018 near Puidoux, western Switzerland. PHOTO: AFP
Pakistani labourers harvest water chestnut from a field in Lahore on October 21, 2018. PHOTO: AFP
Performers take part in a mass square dance in Jiangyin city, near Wuxi, Jiangsu Province in China on October 19, 2018. PHOTO: AFP
Indian Hindu devotees carry an idol of the goddess Durga to be immersed in a temporary pond near Sangam as part of the Durga Puja festival in Allahabad on October 19, 2018. PHOTO: AFP
People participate during a mass to ask for the 'political prisones', at the Cathedral of Managua, Nicaragua, 21 October 2018. PHOTO: EPA-EFE

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