The Global Snapshot

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

November 22, 2012
November 22, 2012
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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Nov. 19, 2012. Fishermen fish for carp in Svet Pond during the traditional pre-Christmas haul in Trebon, Czech Republic. (Getty Images / Slavomir Kubes)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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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