November 27, 2013

    Published November 27, 2013


    A man sleeps at the Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles. More than 43 million people are to travel over the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend, according to AAA (American Automobile Association).


    Students play in the snow in Seoul, South Korea.


    Pope Francis grabs a shirt thrown to him by faithful as he leaves at the end of his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican.


    Tunisian protesters clash with police following a demonstration against the country's ruling Islamist Ennahda party in Siliana, northwest of Tunis. A general strike was called to protest against poverty and lack of development.


    From left, German Social Democratic Party (SPD), chairman Sigmar Gabriel, Chancellor and chairwoman of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), Angela Merkel and the chairman of the Christian Social Union (CSU), Horst Seehofer brief the media at a news conference after they signed a coalition agreement in Berlin.


    A student throws a rock toward riot policemen during a protest outside the National Autonomous University of Honduras in Tegucigalpa, Nov. 26, 2013. Clashes erupted between student demonstrators and police in the Honduran capital after conservative ruling party candidate, Juan Hernandez, was declared the winner of the country's tightly-contested presidential elections.


    Protesters in Kyiv's European Square demand that the Ukrainian government sign a trade deal with the European Union, Nov. 26, 2013. (Henry Ridgwell/VOA)


    Indian fishermen return to shore after a cyclone alert was sounded in the coastal area of Gopalpur, in the eastern Indian state of Orissa.


    A Palestinian demonstrator throws a petrol bomb towards Israeli border guards in the West Bank city of Hebron during a demonstration. Israeli security forces killed three Palestinian militants after attempting to arrest them near the West Bank city of Hebron, the Shin Bet internal security service and army said.


    A late autumn shot of the George Washington Masonic Memorial, built between 1922 and 1932 in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. (Diaa Bekheet/VOA)


    An Aboriginal man prepares to perform the traditional "Welcome to Country" ceremony in Sydney, Australia. The ceremony was performed during the official announcement of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Parks Congress, which will be held in Sydney next year.


    The sun rises behind the billowing chimneys of a power station in Berlin, Germany.


    Howar, a 35-year-old Hong-Kong born Australian musician, dressed as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, walks in Hong Kong's downtown.


    Britain's Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, right, sings with U.S. singers Taylor Swift, left, and Jon Bon Jovi at the Centrepoint Gala Dinner at Kensington Palace in London, Nov. 26, 2013. Centrepoint is a charity supporting homeless young people aged 16-25 and the Duke is patron of the organisation.


    Tourists and visitors pass by a two-story Louis Vuitton suitcase erected at the Red Square in Moscow, Russia. Politicians didn’t like it, the public didn’t like it, so the gigantic Louis Vuitton suitcase is being booted out of Red Square. The GUM department store on Red Square, which is responsible for 30-feet (nine meters) high and 100-feet (30-meters) long construction, promised in a statement that it would be dismantled.


    Tourists visit an under construction statue of Mao Zedong in Changsha, central China's Hunan province, Nov. 26, 2013, ahead of the 120th anniversary of Mao's birth, which China will celebrate on December 26.

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