A crane lifts the wreckage of a car as rescue workers search for survivors in the debris of a collapsed building in the Bayrakli district of Izmir, Turkey, on Nov. 1 after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck Turkey’s western coast and parts of Greece. AFP via Getty Images

The Month in World Photos

November brought results in the U.S. presidential election and a sharp rise in coronavirus cases around the world—plus a deadly attack at an Afghanistan university and devastating storms in Central America and the Philippines.

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A damaged clock is pictured inside a classroom at Kabul University in Afghanistan on Nov. 3 after an attack that killed at least 19 people. Mohammad Ismail/REUTERS

A damaged clock is pictured inside a classroom at Kabul University in Afghanistan on Nov. 3 after an attack that killed at least 19 people.

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Muslim devotees react as a priest displays a relic believed to be a hair from the beard of Prophet Mohammed during the last Friday of Eid Milad un Nabi, which marks the birth anniversary of the prophet, at the Hazratbal Shrine in Srinagar, an Indian territory in Jammu and Kashmir, on Nov. 6. TAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP via Getty Images

Muslim devotees react as a priest displays a relic believed to be a hair from the beard of Prophet Mohammed during the last Friday of Eid Milad un Nabi, which marks the birth anniversary of the prophet, at the Hazratbal Shrine in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, on Nov. 6.

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A woman rescued from floods is helped off a helicopter in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, on Nov. 20. After hitting the Colombian islands of Providencia and San Andres, Hurricane Iota made landfall in Haulover, Nicaragua, as a Category 4 storm and then tore through Honduras and El Salvador, causing landslides and floods and destroying trees and houses. Yoseph Amaya/Getty Images

A woman rescued from floods is helped off a helicopter in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, on Nov. 20. After hitting the Colombian islands of Providencia and San Andres, Hurricane Iota made landfall in Haulover, Nicaragua, as a Category 4 storm and then tore through Honduras and El Salvador, causing landslides and floods.

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A crane lifts the wreckage of a car as rescue workers search for survivors in the debris of a collapsed building in the Bayrakli district of Izmir, Turkey, on Nov. 1 after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck Turkey’s western coast and parts of Greece. AFP via Getty Images

A crane lifts the wreckage of a car as rescue workers search for survivors in the debris of a collapsed building in the Bayrakli district of Izmir, Turkey, on Nov. 1 after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck Turkey’s western coast and parts of Greece.

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People dance in the Venice Beach neighborhood of Los Angeles on Nov. 7 as they celebrate the declaration of Joe Biden as winner of the 2020 U.S. presidential election. APU GOMES/AFP via Getty Images

People dance in the Venice Beach neighborhood of Los Angeles on Nov. 7 as they celebrate the declaration of Joe Biden as winner of the 2020 U.S. presidential election.

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Daredevil motorcycle rider Capt. Shivam Singh from the “Tornadoes” motorcycle acrobatic team of the Indian Armed Forces emerges ablaze after riding his bike 127 meters through a tunnel of fire to break the Guinness Book of World Records in Bangalore, India, on Nov. 10. Singh escaped with minor injuries. MANJUNATH KIRAN/AFP via Getty Images

Daredevil motorcycle rider Capt. Shivam Singh from the Tornadoes motorcycle acrobatic team of the Indian Armed Forces emerges ablaze after riding his bike about 416 feet (127 meters) through a tunnel of fire to break the Guinness Book of World Records in Bangalore, India, on Nov. 10. Singh escaped with minor injuries.

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Cars line up for COVID-19 testing in the Dodger Stadium parking lot in Los Angeles on Nov. 14. After California passed 1 million coronavirus cases, a travel advisory was issued urging a two-week quarantine for those arriving from other states or countries. ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images

Cars line up for COVID-19 testing in the Dodger Stadium parking lot in Los Angeles on Nov. 14. After California passed 1 million coronavirus cases, a travel advisory was issued urging a two-week quarantine for those arriving from other states or countries.

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Hindus walk along a dry riverbed in Allahabad, India, on Nov. 6 after taking a holy dip at the Sangam, the confluence of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna, and the mythical Saraswathi. SANJAY KANOJIA/AFP via Getty Images

Hindus walk along a dry riverbed in Allahabad, India, on Nov. 6 after taking a holy dip at the Sangam, the confluence of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna, and the mythical Saraswathi.

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Representatives for U.S. President Donald Trump (left) look over ballots during a recount in the presidential election in Madison, Wisconsin, on Nov. 20. Trump requested a recount of ballots in Milwaukee and Dane counties, hoping to overturn his narrow defeat in the state. Andy Manis/Getty Images

Representatives for U.S. President Donald Trump (left) look over ballots during a recount in the presidential election in Madison, Wisconsin, on Nov. 20. Trump requested a recount of ballots in Milwaukee and Dane counties, hoping to overturn his narrow defeat in the state.

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A resident (left) of the Domenico Sartor nursing home in Castelfranco Veneto, near Venice, Italy, hugs her visiting daughter through a plastic barrier in a “Hug Room” on Nov. 11. PIERO CRUCIATTI/AFP via Getty Images

A resident (left) of the Domenico Sartor nursing home in Castelfranco Veneto, near Venice, Italy, hugs her visiting daughter through a plastic barrier in a “Hug Room” on Nov. 11.

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Supporters of ousted Peruvian President Martín Vizcarra, who was removed in an impeachment vote, demonstrate against the new government in Lima, Peru, on Nov. 10. ERNESTO BENAVIDES/AFP via Getty Images

Supporters of ousted Peruvian President Martín Vizcarra, who was removed in an impeachment vote, demonstrate against the new government in Lima, Peru, on Nov. 10.

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A relative of a victim of the Colombian armed conflict hands an urn with the remains of his loved ones to a gravedigger at a cemetery in Dabeiba, Antioquia department, Colombia, on Nov. 10. Colombian authorities have been exhuming graves to determine whether the dead were civilians who security forces falsely claimed were guerrillas during the conflict. JOAQUIN SARMIENTO/AFP via Getty Images

A relative of a victim of the Colombian armed conflict hands an urn with the remains of his loved ones to a gravedigger at a cemetery in Dabeiba, Colombia, on Nov. 10. Colombian authorities have been exhuming graves to determine whether the dead were civilians who security forces falsely claimed were guerrillas during the conflict.

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Fishing boats near Hongze Lake are set to be dismantled after a fishing ban was imposed to protect resources in Jiangsu province, China, on Nov. 3. STR/AFP via Getty Images

Fishing boats near Hongze Lake are set to be dismantled after a fishing ban was imposed to protect resources in Jiangsu province, China, on Nov. 3.

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People attend a candlelight vigil for the victims of a terrorist attack in Vienna, Austria, on Nov. 5. Four people were shot dead by a man who attacked a popular nightlife area in the heart of Vienna on Nov. 2, the last night before a second coronavirus shutdown. JOE KLAMAR/AFP via Getty Images

People attend a candlelight vigil for the victims of a terrorist attack in Vienna, Austria, on Nov. 5. Four people were shot and killed by a man who attacked a popular nightlife area in the heart of Vienna on Nov. 2, the last night before a second coronavirus shutdown.

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A man walks past a house as it burns in the village of Charektar, outside of Kalbajar, on Nov. 14 during the military conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh. Villagers in Nagorno-Karabakh set their houses on fire before fleeing to Armenia ahead of a deadline to hand over parts of the territory to Azerbaijan as part of a peace agreement. ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP via Getty Images

A man walks past a house as it burns in the village of Charektar, outside of Kalbajar, on Nov. 14 during the military conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh. Villagers in Nagorno-Karabakh set their houses on fire before fleeing to Armenia ahead of a deadline to hand over parts of the territory to Azerbaijan as part of a peace agreement.

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Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for U.S. President Donald Trump, speaks to the media at a press conference held in the back parking lot of a landscaping company in Philadelphia on Nov. 7. The press conference took place minutes after news networks announced that Joe Biden was projected to win Pennsylvania, and therefore the presidency, over Trump. Chris McGrath/Getty Images

Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for U.S. President Donald Trump, speaks to the media at a press conference held in the back parking lot of a landscaping company in Philadelphia on Nov. 7. The press conference took place minutes after news networks announced that Joe Biden was projected to win Pennsylvania, and therefore the presidency, over Trump.

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A Dutch metro train is saved from disaster after it smashed through a safety barrier but was prevented from plummeting into the water by a sculpture of a whale tail in Spijkenisse, Netherlands, on Nov. 2. The giant silver sculpture is called “Saved by the Whale’s Tail.” ROBIN UTRECHT/ANP/AFP via Getty Images

A Dutch metro train is saved from disaster after it smashed through a safety barrier but was prevented from plummeting by a sculpture of a whale tail in Spijkenisse, Netherlands, on Nov. 2. The giant silver sculpture is called “Saved by the Whale’s Tail.”

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“Corn,” the National Thanksgiving Turkey, stands by as U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during the 73rd annual presentation and pardoning in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington on Nov. 24. Hannah McKay/REUTERS

Corn, the National Thanksgiving Turkey, stands by as U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during the 73rd annual presentation and pardoning in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington on Nov. 24.

Hannah McKay/REUTERS
Demonstrators in hammocks hang from trees during a protest against the extension of the A49 motorway in a forest near Stadtallendorf, Germany, on Nov. 11. Kai Pfaffenbach/REUTERS

Demonstrators in hammocks hang from trees during a protest against the extension of the A49 motorway in a forest near Stadtallendorf, Germany, on Nov. 11.

Kai Pfaffenbach/REUTERS
A protester attempts to remove barbed wire—installed as a protective measure outside the 11th Infantry Regiment—during an anti-government rally in Bangkok on Nov. 29. LILLIAN SUWANRUMPHA/AFP via Getty Images

A protester attempts to remove barbed wire—installed as a protective measure outside the 11th Infantry Regiment—during an anti-government rally in Bangkok on Nov. 29.

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A member of the Honduran Air Force hangs from a helicopter ladder as he attempts to rescue a man from the overflowing Chamelecón River after the passage of Hurricane Iota in Choloma, in the department of Cortes, Honduras, on Nov. 19. The year's biggest Atlantic storm unleashed mudslides, tore apart buildings, and left thousands homeless across Central America, revisiting areas devastated by another hurricane just two weeks prior. ORLANDO SIERRA/AFP via Getty Images

A member of the Honduran Air Force hangs from a helicopter ladder as he attempts to rescue a man from the overflowing Chamelecón River after the passage of Hurricane Iota in Choloma, Honduras, on Nov. 19. The year's biggest Atlantic storm unleashed mudslides, tore apart buildings, and left thousands homeless across Central America, revisiting areas devastated by another hurricane just two weeks earlier.

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A student crosses a street in Tokyo on Nov. 10. CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP via Getty Images

A student crosses a street in Tokyo on Nov. 10.

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Little Sisters of the Poor wait for U.S. President Donald Trump to speak during a rally at Total Sports Park in Washington, Michigan, on Nov. 1. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images

Little Sisters of the Poor wait for U.S. President Donald Trump to speak during a rally at Total Sports Park in Washington, Michigan, on Nov. 1.

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Young Ukrainian cadets of the military boarding school in Kiev attend a ceremony Nov. 6. Eighty-five cadets, some of them children of the servicemen who perished during the war with Russia-backed separatists, took shoulders straps and swore an oath during the ceremony. SERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP via Getty Images

Young Ukrainian cadets of the military boarding school in Kiev attend a ceremony Nov. 6. Eighty-five cadets, some of them children of the servicemen who perished during the war with Russia-backed separatists, took shoulder straps and swore an oath during the ceremony.

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U.S. President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris—with their spouses Jill Biden and Doug Emhoff—react as confetti falls after delivering remarks in Wilmington, Delaware, and being declared the winners of the presidential election Nov. 7. JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris—with their spouses Jill Biden and Doug Emhoff—react as confetti falls after delivering remarks in Wilmington, Delaware, and being declared the winners of the presidential election Nov. 7.

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Students at the University of St. Andrews get tested for COVID-19 in St. Andrews, Scotland, on Nov. 27. The university was one of several being supported by the Scottish government to set up temporary testing centers for students before they leave for home at the end of term. Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Students at the University of St. Andrews get tested for COVID-19 in St. Andrews, Scotland, on Nov. 27. The university was one of several being supported by the Scottish government to set up temporary testing centers for students before they leave for home at the end of term.

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Counterprotesters clash with a supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump at a rally in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 14. OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images

Counterprotesters clash with a supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump at a rally in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 14.

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A demonstrator is arrested by riot police during clashes at a protest against Chilean President Sebastián Piñera’s government in Santiago, Chile, on Nov. 18. MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP via Getty Images

A demonstrator is arrested by riot police during clashes at a protest against Chilean President Sebastián Piñera’s government in Santiago, Chile, on Nov. 18.

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Members of the media surround a correctional services bus purportedly carrying pro-democracy activists Agnes Chow, Ivan Lam, and Joshua Wong as it leaves the court in Hong Kong on Nov. 23. The three pleaded guilty to inciting a rally during pro-democracy protests in 2019, deepening the crackdown against Beijing’s critics. PETER PARKS/AFP via Getty Images

Members of the media surround a correctional services bus purportedly carrying pro-democracy activists Agnes Chow, Ivan Lam, and Joshua Wong as it leaves the court in Hong Kong on Nov. 23. The three pleaded guilty to inciting a rally during pro-democracy protests in 2019, deepening the crackdown against Beijing’s critics.

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A counter-demonstrator and supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump clashes with a protester during an anti-Trump rally in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 13. Hannah McKay/REUTERS

A counter-demonstrator and supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump clashes with a protester during an anti-Trump rally in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 13.

Hannah McKay/REUTERS
A man cries inside his destroyed house in Toumodi, central Ivory Coast, on Nov. 3 after houses and shops were set ablaze in clashes between neighboring ethnic communities who back rival political factions. SIA KAMBOU/AFP via Getty Images

A man cries inside his destroyed house in Toumodi, central Ivory Coast, on Nov. 3 after houses and shops were set ablaze in clashes between neighboring ethnic communities who back rival political factions.

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Palestinian Bedouins stand next to their belongings after Israeli soldiers demolished their tents in an area east of the village of Tubas, in the occupied West Bank, on Nov. 3. JAAFAR ASHTIYEH/AFP via Getty Images

Palestinian Bedouins stand next to their belongings after Israeli soldiers demolished their tents in an area east of the village of Tubas, in the occupied West Bank, on Nov. 3.

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A vendor selling balloons looks for customers amid heavy smog conditions in Lahore, Pakistan, on Nov. 13. ARIF ALI/AFP via Getty Images

A vendor selling balloons looks for customers amid heavy smog conditions in Lahore, Pakistan, on Nov. 13.

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Issa Kassissieh, better known as Jerusalem Santa, poses next to a Christmas tree on a salt formation in the Ein Bokek Dead Sea resort near Neve Zoha during the filming of a Christmas advertisement for the Israeli Ministry of Tourism on Nov. 15. MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP via Getty Images

Issa Kassissieh, better known as Jerusalem Santa, poses next to a Christmas tree on a salt formation in the Ein Bokek Dead Sea resort near Neve Zoha during the filming of a Christmas advertisement for the Israeli Ministry of Tourism on Nov. 15.

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Former Bolivian President Evo Morales waves behind former Vice President Álvaro García Linera in Villazón, Bolivia, on Nov. 9 after returning from Argentina, where Morales had sought refuge after first fleeing to Mexico. His yearlong exile followed a failed bid for a controversial fourth term. RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP via Getty Images

Former Bolivian President Evo Morales waves behind former Vice President Álvaro García Linera in Villazón, Bolivia, on Nov. 9 after returning from Argentina, where Morales had sought refuge after first fleeing to Mexico. His yearlong exile followed a failed bid for a controversial fourth term.

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A rescuer carries a baby as floodwaters continue to rise in the submerged village of Rodriguez, Philippines, on Nov. 12 after the passage of Typhoon Vamco. The storm, equivalent to a Category 4 hurricane, battered the Philippines, causing widespread flooding and destruction in areas still reeling from the effects of Super Typhoon Goni. Ezra Acayan/Getty Images

A rescuer carries a baby as floodwaters continue to rise in the submerged village of Rodriguez, Philippines, on Nov. 12 after the passage of Typhoon Vamco. The storm, equivalent to a Category 4 hurricane, battered the Philippines, causing widespread flooding and destruction in areas still reeling from the effects of Super Typhoon Goni.

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Protesters burn tires during a demonstration calling for the departure of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse in Port-au-Prince on Nov. 18. VALERIE BAERISWYL/AFP via Getty Images

Protesters burn tires during a demonstration calling for the departure of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse in Port-au-Prince on Nov. 18.

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Dr. Joseph Varon comforts a patient in the COVID-19 intensive care unit at United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, Texas, on Thanksgiving, Nov. 26. Go Nakamura/Getty Images

A doctor comforts a patient in the COVID-19 intensive care unit at United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, Texas, on Thanksgiving, Nov. 26.

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A gorilla named Buu holds its newborn at Bioparc Fuengirola in Spain on Nov. 13. JORGE GUERRERO/AFP via Getty Images

A gorilla named Buu holds its newborn at Bioparc Fuengirola in Spain on Nov. 13.

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A person walks their dog in the morning mist at sunrise in Greenwich Park in south London on Nov. 9. DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP via Getty Images

A person walks their dog in the morning mist at sunrise in Greenwich Park in south London on Nov. 9.

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