THE GLOBAL SNAPSHOTThe week in photos: The Biden/Ryan standoff, a surprise Nobel winner, and a space shuttle traveling through the streetsOctober 12, 2012By Gloria Dawson & Jackie SnowAP Photos / Tsering TopgyalOct. 10, 2012. A model displays a creation by Nida Mahmood during the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week in New Delhi.Getty Images / Dana RomanoffOct. 9, 2012. David J. Wineland gives media a tour of his lab in Boulder, Colorado, after winning the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics.Getty Images / Peter MacdiarmidOct. 8, 2012. A Sotheby’s employee stands in front of Francis Bacon’s “Untitled (Pope)” painting ahead of next month’s auction in London.AP Photos / Steffi LoosOct. 9, 2012. Buildings in Berlin were lit up for the annual Festival of Lights.AP Photos / Petros GiannakourisOct. 8, 2012. A Greek protester holds a sign during an anti-austerity rally a day before a visit by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, in Athens.AP Photos / Fernando LlanoOct. 8, 2012. Supporters of defeated opposition presidential candidate Henrique Capriles wave a Venezuelan flag during a protest.Getty Images / Michael Reynolds-PoolOct. 11, 2012. Paul Ryan and Joe Biden after the vice-presidential debate in Danville, Kentucky.Getty Images / David RamosOct. 12, 2012. A man holds a Spanish flag during an anti-secession protest in Barcelona.AP Photo / Yves LoggheOct. 12, 2011. European Commission President José Manuel Barroso addresses the media after the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize was given to the EU.AP Photo / Ahn Young-joonOct. 11, 2012. A man walks past an advertisement for a bank in Seoul, after South Korea’s central bank cut its key interest rate.Getty Images / Lawrence K. Ho-PoolOct. 12, 2012. The space shuttle Endeavour crossing Sepulveda Blvd in Los Angeles, California, on its way to a museum.