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.
Nov. 21, 2012. Kashmiri Muslim students burn an Israeli flag during a protest in solidarity with Gaza in Srinagar, in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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.
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.
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.
Nov. 19, 2012. Fishermen fish for carp in Svet Pond during the traditional pre-Christmas haul in Trebon, Czech Republic.
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.
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.
Nov. 22, 2012. Congolese flee after soldiers and rebel fighters battled over the eastern Congolese town of Sake, near the Rwandan border.
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.
Nov. 22, 2012. Shopper enter a Kmart as it opens on Thanksgiving night as an early start to Black Friday in Griffith, Indiana.