Migrants walk at Belarus-Poland border

The Month in World Photos

An escalating civil war in Ethiopia, a migrant crisis at the Belarusian-Polish border, and a scattering of red crabs in Australia.

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Migrants walk at Belarus-Poland border

Migrants gather in Kuznica, Poland, near the Belarusian–Polish border crossing on Nov. 15.

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A baby sleeps in a person’s coat

The day before Thanksgiving, a person holds a baby under their coat at Penn Station in New York City on Nov. 24.

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Man swims in a frozen lake in China

A winter swimming enthusiast swims in a partly frozen lake during snowfall in Shenyang, China, on Nov. 22.

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Man climbs mast of sailboat

A man climbs on the mast of a multihull in Le Havre, France, on Nov. 5, two days before the start of the Transat Jacques Vabre pair sailing race to Fort-de-France, Martinique.

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Hand reaches for a migrant’s hand during a rescue off England

A member of the U.K. Border Force helps a migrant ashore at the marina in Dover, southeast England, on Nov. 24.

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Man walks near a capsized boat

A man walks near a boat that had capsized due to strong winds in Istanbul on Nov. 30.

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Protester walks down an empty street in Belgium

A protester holding a placard that reads “Respect my Existence or Expect my Resistance” takes part in a demonstration against COVID-19 measures, including the Belgium's health pass, in Brussels on Nov. 21.

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Sudanese refugee stands outside a tent in France

A refugee from Sudan stands outside his tent in a small camp on the outskirts of Calais, France, on Nov. 27.

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Works dismantle a collapsed scaffolding during a winter storm in Russia

Municipal workers disassemble scaffolding after it collapsed during a storm in Moscow on Nov. 30.

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Wind turbines peek from the clouds in France

Wind turbines peek over the clouds in Châtellerault, western France, on Nov. 10.

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Starlings fly in Milan

Starlings fly at sunset over central Milan on Nov. 8.

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Man walks down street with Christmas decorations in London

A man walks down Oxford Street in London on Nov. 23.

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Sun rises between buildings in New York City

The sun rises above 42nd Street in New York City on Nov. 24 during a reverse “Manhattanhenge” photographed from Weehawken, New Jersey. Manhattanhenge is a phenomenon during which the setting or rising sun is aligned with the east–west streets of Manhattan’s main street grid.

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Immigrants wait on a beach to be taken into custody in Chile

Immigrants from the Dominican Republic are taken into police custody after officers from the Chilean Carabineros police intercepted them in Arica, Chile, near the Chile–Peru border on Nov. 22.

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Flight crew members wave American flags at an airport in Germany

A flight crew in traditional Bavarian costume waves to a Lufthansa Airbus A350-900 bound for Miami at Munich Airport in Freising, Germany, on Nov. 8. It was the first day tourists from Europe were allowed to enter the United States since COVID-19 restrictions went into effect.

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A war veteran in Ethiopia attends a memorial service

A war veteran holds a candle during a memorial service for the victims of the Tigray conflict in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Nov. 3.

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A vendor stands beneath a cloud of balloons in India

A balloon vendor waits for customers who were gathered along the banks of the Yamuna River for the festival of Chhath Puja in Delhi, India, on Nov. 10.

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Macaques climb onto a photographer in Thailand

Macaques climb onto a news photographer at the Phra Prang Sam Yod temple in Lopburi, Thailand, during the annual Monkey Buffet Festival on Nov. 28.

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Joe Biden stands next to a turkey

U.S. President Joe Biden pardons “Peanut Butter” the turkey during the White House Thanksgiving turkey pardon in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington on Nov. 19.

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Police officers stand guard in Scotland

Police officers are on duty as climate activists demonstrate outside the COP26 U.N. Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, on Nov. 12.

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson greets German Chancellor Angela Merkel

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson greets German Chancellor Angela Merkel as they arrive for the second day of COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland, on Nov. 1.

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People wait to receive a COVID vaccine in Egypt

People wait to receive a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination center operating out of the Sadat metro station in Cairo on Nov. 14.

Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Reuters
Volunteers load water bottles in Ethiopia

Volunteers load water bottles on a truck in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Nov. 30. More than 150 volunteers gathered food, water, and supplies to donate to Ethiopian National Defense Force soldiers and Afar militias who are battling Tigrayan rebels.

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Migrants are helped ashore after being rescued from the English Channel

Migrants are helped ashore from a lifeboat in Dungeness on the southeast coast of England on Nov. 24 after being rescued while crossing the English Channel.

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A gang leader greets a young boy in Haiti

Former police officer Jimmy “Barbecue” Cherizier, leader of Haiti’s G9 gang coalition, greets a boy while giving a press tour of the La Saline shanty area of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Nov. 3.

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A woman sits in the doorway of her home in Colombia

A woman sits in the doorway of her home in the Moravia neighborhood of Medellín, Colombia, on Nov. 3, as local authorities try to evict families living in alleged illegal constructions. The Moravia neighborhood is known for having been built on a garbage dump.

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A boy rides in a taxi rickshaw in Kabul

A youth sits inside a taxi rickshaw near a market in Kabul on Nov. 3.

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A hospital worker rests next to a COVID patient in Bulgaria

A medical staff member rests next to a COVID-19 patient in the intensive care unit of Lozenetz Hospital in Sofia, Bulgaria, on Nov. 9.

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A car is partially submerged in floodwaters in Burlington, Washington

A car is seen partially submerged as floodwaters from the Skagit River inundate farmland outside of Burlington, Washington, on Nov. 17.

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A Yemeni fighter shoots a gun toward Houthi rebels

A Yemeni pro-government fighter shoots at Houthi rebels on the south frontline of Marib, the last remaining government stronghold in northern Yemen, on Nov. 10.

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Red crabs scatter down a road on Christmas Island

Thousands of red crabs scatter down a road on Christmas Island, Australia, on Nov. 23. The annual migration of red crabs begins with the first rains of the wet season, usually around October or November; millions of red crabs make their way across the island to the ocean to mate and spawn.

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International travelers are dressed in protective gear at an airport in Australia

International travelers wearing personal protective equipment arrive at Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport on Nov. 29 as Australia records its first cases of the omicron variant of COVID-19.

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A family celebrates in Georgia after hearing guilty verdicts in the trial of the men who killed Ahmaud Arbery.

Jamie Cooper Jr. (left); his mother, Dana Roberts; and his sister, Johneya Beckham, react as they listen to guilty verdicts for the defendants on trial in the death of Ahmaud Arbery in Brunswick, Georgia, on Nov. 24.

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