November 20, 2013
Published November 20, 2013
Protesting students wearing fake military uniforms shout anti-government slogans during a demonstration in front of Sofia University. Thousands of Bulgarians joined several separate rallies against rampant corruption, low incomes and high unemployment in the European Union's poorest country, mounting pressure on the Socialist-led government.
Snow clearing vehicles work on a road in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, China.
Riot policemen stand guard at Constitutional court in Bangkok. Thailand's beleaguered government, plagued by street protests over an ill-advised attempt to help ousted former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, faces a fresh challenge Wednesday when a court rules on its attempt to amend the constitution.
Boys maneuver their boat, made from a broken fridge and bamboo, to the beach in Tanauan, Philippines. After losing their boats and houses in the Typhoon Haiyan, fishermen of a destroyed village in Tanauan started building two-seated boats made of abandoned refrigerators and some wood.
U.S. President Barack Obama awards Oprah Winfrey the Presidential Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington.
A flock of Common Starlings fly above the Mediterranean sea in Nice, southern France.
A billboard promoting a cabaret in Madrid, Spain
Small boats sit on the shore of Guanabara Bay in the suburb of Sao Goncalo, across the bay from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nov. 19, 2013.
Chinese dancers of TAO Dance Theatre company perform during a press preview of "4" at Teatros del Canal in Madrid, Spain.
A man carries his dog through sea foam in the town of Portstewart as gale force winds and wintry showers hit the Coastline in Northern Ireland.
A sculptor walks past sculptures based on characters from Disney movies at the Snow and Ice Sculpture Festival in Bruges. Some 28 artists from all over the world made 55 sculptures out of 250 tons of ice depicting Disney's newest movie "Frozen". The festival will open on Nov. 22.
Photographers take pictures of a replica Ashes urn on the Gabba cricket ground in Brisbane, Australia. The Ashes is the notional prize in Test cricket series played between England and Australia. England and Australia will play for the Ashes in a five-test match series starting in Brisbane on Nov. 21.
A folk artist from India’s northern Uttar Pradesh state performs during a procession held as part of the ongoing all India multilingual short play, folk dance competition and theater seminar in Allahabad.
Lighting flashes as Sinabung volcano spews volcanic ash and hot smoke in Karo. Mount Sinabung on western Sumatra island, which has been erupting on and off since mid-September, shot volcanic ash around 10,000 meters into the air, according to Indonesia's Mitigation Agency.