THE GLOBAL SNAPSHOT

This week in photos: Lights in India, rockets in Gaza, and more

Syrian Foosball Players
Nov. 14, 2012. Rebels take a break from fighting to play foosball in their base in on the outskirts of Aleppo, Syria. (AP Photo / Khalil Hamra)
ROME, ITALY - NOVEMBER 14:  Police get to charge protestors during a national general strike against the austerity policy in Europe on November 14, 2012 in Rome, Italy. Students in Italian cities protested against cuts to the education budget and school reforms in the first major student demonstrations since the beginning of the school year. Demonstrators across Italy have been protesting the austerity measures taken by their government in the wake of the Eurozone's financial crisis.  (Photo by Giorgio Cosulich/Getty Images)
Nov. 14, 2012. Italian police rally against protestors in Rome during a national general strike against austerity policies in Europe. (Getty Images / Giorgio Cosulich)
AMMAN, JORDAN - NOVEMBER 13: Jordanians protest against rising oil prices at Jamal Abdel Naser square on November 13, 2012 in Amman, Jordan. Protesters in Amman and at least 12 other cities around the country took to the streets after Jordan's prime minister announced the price hikes, citing a need to offset $5 billion in state losses from a rising fuel bill, according to a published report.  (Photo by Jordan Pix/ Getty Images)
Nov. 13, 2012. Jordanian men protest in Amman after the prime minister announced rising oil prices to offset $5 billion in state losses. (Getty Images / Jordan Pix)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 13:   A woman steps down off a damaged section of boardwalk in the Rockaway neighborhood on November 13, 2012 in the Queens borough of New York City. Thousands of Rockaway residents remain without power folllowing Superstorm Sandy. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Nov. 13, 2012. A woman steps down from a boardwalk damaged by Hurricane Sandy in the Rockaway neighborhood of New York City. (Getty Images / Mario Tama)
PERTH, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 13:  The Prime Minister of Australia Julia Gillard and the US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton enjoy afternoon tea during the annual Australia-United States Ministerial Consultations at the Hyatt Hotel on November 13, 2012 in Perth, Australia. The bilateral AUSMIN forum will focus on foreign, defence and strategic policy and will be held in Perth tomorrow. (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)
Nov. 13, 2012. Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, and the US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton enjoy afternoon tea during annual Australia-US ministerial consultations in Perth, Australia. (Getty Images / Paul Kane)
THABEIKKYIN TOWNSHIP, MYANMAR - NOVEMBER 12:  A monk clears debris off of a destroyed Pagoda on November 12, 2012 in Thabeikkyin Township, Mandalay division of Myanmar. According to reports, about a dozen people died after the 6.8 magnitude earthquake rattled the region on November 11th.  (Photo by Kaung Htet/Getty Images)
Nov. 12, 2012. A monk clears debris from a destroyed pagoda after a magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck in the Mandalay division of Myanmar. (Getty Images / Kaung Htet)
CHIANG RAI THAILAND - NOVEMBER 11: An Akha Hilltribe woman  picks Oolong #17 tea leaves during a harvest at the Suwirun Tea farm in the hills outside of Chaing Rai November 11, 2012 in Chiang Rai, Thailand. There are around 40 Akha hill tribe workers and 120  Burmese making 300 Bhat a day working on the family run Suwirun Organic tea farm. The farm has been in business around 38 years.  The Tea is harvested every 45 days; collecting about 1.5 tons on average per harvest. On special occasions the Akha wear their traditional dress while picking tea. These days it is most commonly worn for tour groups and ceremonies. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
Nov. 11, 2012. An Akha ill tribe woman picks tea leaves during harvest at the Suwirun Tea farm in the hills outside of Chiang Rai, Thailand. (Getty Images / Paula Bronstein)
Nov. 16, 2012. A women in a car reading and using her cell phone next to a tank in Kiryat Malachi, Israel, as Israeli troops are massing at the boarder of the Gaza Strip.
Nov. 16, 2012. A women sits in a car reading and using her cell phone next to a tank in Kiryat Malachi, Israel, as Israeli troops mass at the border of the Gaza Strip. (Getty Images / Uriel Sinai)
Nov. 15, 2012. A Palestinian demonstrator runs through a cloud of tear gas during classes with Israeli military operations in the Gaza Strip.
Nov. 15, 2012. A Palestinian demonstrator runs through a cloud of tear gas during clashes with Israeli military operations in the Gaza Strip. (AP Photo / Majdi Mohammed)
Men light lamps near the sacred pond of the illuminated Golden Temple in Amritsar, India, in celebration of Diwali.
Men light lamps near the sacred pond of the illuminated Golden Temple in Amritsar, India, in celebration of Diwali. (EPA / Raminder Pal Singh)
Nov. 16, 2012. A smoke column rises after an Israeli airstrike over the northern Gaza Strip.
Nov. 16, 2012. A smoke column rises over the northern Gaza Strip after an Israeli airstrike. (EPA / Oliver Weiken)
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