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The World This Week in Photos

Protests in Kashmir; deforestation in Brazil; and New York City's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Tibetan youngsters gather outside makeshift tents at a relief centre in Kangding on November 23, 2014 after a quake struck 39 kilometres (24 miles) northwest of Kangding in the mountainous west of Sichuan province on November 22. The death toll from a 5.9 magnitude earthquake that struck a remote part of China's southwest rose to five, as media reported the injured have all been successfully rescued. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Tibetan children gather outside makeshift tents at a relief center in Kangding on Nov. 23 after an earthquake struck the day before.

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A Kashmiri Muslim protester holds a burning board during an anti-election protest on Nov. 22 in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian-administered Kashmir. Amid tight security, more than five million people will cast their votes in the upcoming assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, even as most pro-independence groups have asked people to boycott the polls.

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A worker drinks water at a construction site in a deforested section of the Amazon basin in Ze Doca, Brazil, Nov. 22.

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Palestinian children play around a damaged house in Gaza City, Nov. 22.

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Soldiers wearing fatigues of the 2nd Armored Division and Alsacians commemorate the 70th anniversary of Strasbourg’s liberation by posing in front of the Cathedral of Strasbourg, where French photographer Roger Viollet photographed the end of German occupation in the city in November 1944.


A demonstrator in Ferguson, Missouri, stands next to a boarded up business on Nov. 22 while protesting the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

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Afghan children play soccer in a field in Kabul, Nov. 23.


Fire burns along a highway in a deforested section of the Amazon basin in Ze Doca, Brazil, Nov. 22.

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A visitor looks at a self-portrait of Vincent van Gogh at a museum dedicated to the Dutch painter’s work in Amsterdam, Nov. 25.

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Riot police retain a man during clash with protesters at Hong Kong’s Mongkok protest site, Nov. 25. Read Ellie Ng’s report from Hong Kong for Tea Leaf Nation.

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Supporters of the River Plate soccer team cheer during the Copa Sudamericana semifinals in Buenos Aires, Nov. 27.


People in New York City’s Times Square on Nov. 25 protest the Ferguson grand jury decision to not indict officer Darren Wilson for the fatal shooting of unarmed black 18-year-old Michael Brown.

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A Pakistani farmer competes in a traditional bull race in the northern Rawat village, Nov. 25.

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Somalian fishermen carry hammerhead sharks on their heads from the port to the fish market in Mogadishu, Nov. 24 2014.

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Horses clear a water jump at a racecourse in Newbury, England, Nov. 27.

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Supporters of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement flash the three-finger salute from The Hunger Games movie series as a trailer of the movie plays near the cleared-out Mongkok protest site, Nov. 28.


“Red Hot Mommas” perform during the 88th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City, Nov. 27. Nick Danforth writes about the surprising history of Turkey in America.

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Black Friday shoppers wait for Macy’s in New York City to open its doors at 6pm, Nov. 27.

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A man in Tunceli stands in front of a police cordon during a demonstration by Kurdish Alawites against a visit by the leader of the Turkish far-right opposition Nationalist Movement Party, Nov. 28.


An Indian child, who was rendered homeless after a squatter settlement was demolished, plays near her shelter at a slum in New Delhi, Nov. 28.

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A butcher gets ready to kill a buffalo during a mass slaughter for the Gadhimai festival in the Nepalese village of Bariyapur, Nov. 28. Millions of Hindu devotees from Nepal and India come to the village for the celebration, which honors their goddess of power.


Women in the Bahraini village of Diraz hold up pictures of senior Shiite cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim during an anti-government rally in support of him, Nov. 28.


Diplomats visit a giant nativity diorama at the Philippines Northern Luzon Command Center in Tarlac, Nov. 22.

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