Today in Pictures : Nov. 28, 2011

Severin Freund of Germany soars through the air during the large hill individual ski jumping event at the FIS World Cup Nordic Opening 2011, Kuusamo, Finland, Nov. 27, 2011. (Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)




Huntsman Jamie Green leads the fox hounds at the start of the fox hunting season at Middleton Place Plantation, Nov. 27, 2011 in Charleston, South Carolina. The Middleton Place hunt is a no kill fox hunt called a drag hunt. (Richard Ellis/Getty Images)



The interior of Salisbury Cathedral is illuminated by trails of candles carried by choristers during the annual ‘darkness to light’ advent procession, Nov. 25, 2011, Salisbury, England. The service begins with the cathedral in total darkness and silence before the Advent Candle is lit at the West End. The annual advent service, is illuminated by almost 1300 candles. (Matt Cardy/Getty Images)




Egyptian women confer before voting in the country’s parliamentary election at a polling center in Cairo, Egypt, Nov. 28, 2011. Shaking off years of political apathy, Egyptians began voting in their nation’s first parliamentary elections since Hosni Mubarak’s ouster. (Manu Brabo/AP Photo)




Abdulghaffar Khamees, 12, who works in a brick factory, sits on a pile of bricks while taking a break from work, on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Nov. 28, 2011.  (Muhammed Muheisen/AP Photo)



A dog crosses the road under hanging Christmas lights in Velazquez Street, Nov. 27, 2011 in Madrid, Spain. Streets of the capital are decorated with lights every year ahead of Christmas celebrations. This year Madrid used the same lights as the previous year to fight the economic crisis. (Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)




Supporters belonging to India’s lower castes listen to Uttar Pradesh state Chief Minister Mayawati, unseen, as she addresses a rally in Lucknow, India, Nov. 27, 2011. One of India’s poorest states, Uttar Pradesh, has 200 million people, the sixth largest state in the world. (AP Photo)



Red Bull driver Mark Webber of Australia, right, pours champagne on teammate Sebastian Vettel of Germany, during the podium ceremony of the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix at the Interlagos race track in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Nov. 27, 2011. Webber won the season-ending race after Vettel struggled with a gearbox problem. (Victor R. Caivano/AP Photo)




A trumpeter plays notes as the traditional Christmas market opens in the Old Town Square, Prague, Czech Republic, Nov. 26, 2011. (Petr David Josek/AP Photo)

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