THE GLOBAL SNAPSHOT

This week in photos: Obama in Myanmar, protests in Cairo, and more

Obama visits Myanmar pagoda
Nov. 19, 2012. US President Barack Obama tours the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar. His visit to the country this week was the first by a sitting US president. (AP Photo / Carolyn Kaster)
Israeli flag burning
Nov. 21, 2012. Kashmiri Muslim students burn an Israeli flag during a protest in solidarity with Gaza in Srinagar, in Indian-administered Kashmir. (Getty Images / Yawar Nazir)
20 days of trash on Spanish streets
Nov. 21, 2012. A pile of uncollected garbage is seen during the 20th day of the garbage collectors' strike in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain. (Getty Images / Denis Doyle)
Bus bomb in Tel Aviv
Nov. 21, 2012. Emergency services respond to the scene of a terrorist bombing on a bus in Tel Aviv, Israel, in which at least ten people were injured. (Getty Images / Uriel Sinai)
BERLIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 21:  A copy of German business daily newspaper Financial Times Deutschland lies on display at a kiosk on November 21, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. Gruner + Jahr, the publishing company that owns the paper, is likely to announce today that the newspaper will cease publication. Launched in 2000, the paper has never made a profit and instead racked up EUR 250 million in debt.  (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
Nov. 21, 2012. A copy of German business daily newspaper Financial Times Deutschland lies on display at a kiosk in Berlin. Gruner + Jahr, the publishing company that owns the paper, announced that it will cease publication. (Getty Images / Sean Gallup)
TREBON, CZECH REPUBLIC - NOVEMBER 19:  Fishermen fish for carp in Svet Pond during the traditional pre-Christmas haul on November 19, 2012, in Trebon, Czech Republic. Approximately two million carp, sourced mostly from the south Bohemian lakes, are sold in the Czech Republic every year where the traditional Christmas Eve dinner consists of fried carp with potato salad.  
(Photo by Slavomir Kubes/isifa/MAFRA/Getty Images)
Nov. 19, 2012. Fishermen fish for carp in Svet Pond during the traditional pre-Christmas haul in Trebon, Czech Republic. (Getty Images / Slavomir Kubes)
BARCELONA, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 18:  President of Catalonia Artur Mas waves to his supporters during the main Convergencia i Unio campaing meeting at the Mar Bella Sports Complex on November 18, 2012 in Barcelona, Spain. Catalonia will hold Parliamentary elections next Novevember 25. President of Catalonia, Artur Mas, wants to call a self-determination referendum in the next 4 for year.  (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)
Nov. 18, 2012. President of Catalonia Artur Mas waves to his supporters during a meeting in Barcelona, Spain. Voters in Catalonia head to the polls Sunday in a regional election likely to advance nationalists' push for independence. (Getty Images / David Ramos)
Wal-Mart black friday protest
Nov. 23, 2012. Protestors surround a Wal-Mart sign in Boynton Beach, Florida. Wal-Mart employees and union supporters are taking part in demonstrations for better pay and benefits. (AP Photo / J Pat Carter)
Congolese flee after Congolese soldiers and rebel fighters battled for hours over the eastern Congolese town of Sake, 27 kilometers (17 miles) west of Goma, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012. Thousands fled the M23 controlled town as the militants seeking to overthrow the government vowed to push forward despite mounting international pressure. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
Nov. 22, 2012. Congolese flee after soldiers and rebel fighters battled over the eastern Congolese town of Sake, near the Rwandan border. (AP Photo / Jerome Delay)
Protest in Tahrir Square Against President Mohamed Morsi
Nov. 23, 2012. Protesters gather in Tahrir Square in Cairo to protest a new constitutional declaration issued by Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi that gives him sweeping powers. (Getty Images / Ed Giles)
Major Retailers Begin Black Friday Sales Thanksgiving Night
Nov. 22, 2012. Shopper enter a Kmart as it opens on Thanksgiving night as an early start to Black Friday in Griffith, Indiana. (Getty Images / Tasos Katopodis)
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