THE GLOBAL SNAPSHOT

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

Nov. 19, 2012. US President Barack Obama tours the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar. This is the first visit to Myanmar by a sitting US president.
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)
Nov. 21, 2012. Kashmiri Muslim students burn an Israeli flag during a protest against Israel and in solidarity with Gaza in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian administered Kashmir, India.
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)
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. 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)
Nov. 21, 2012. Emergency services respond to the scene of an explosion on a bus in Tel Aviv, Israel. At least ten people were injured in what is being described as a terrorist attack.
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)
Karen Levin, carrying an American flag with corporate logos protests Wal-Mart in Boynton Beach, Fla., Friday, Nov 23, 2012. Wal-Mart employees and union supporters are taking part in today's nationwide demonstration for better pay and benefits A union-backed group called OUR Walmart, which includes former and current workers, was staging the demonstrations and walkouts at hundreds of stores on Black Friday, the day when retailers traditionally turn a profit for the year. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
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)
CAIRO, EGYPT - NOVEMBER 23: Egyptian protesters gather in Tahrir Square, on November 23, 2012 in Cairo, Egypt. Thousands of Egyptian protesters gathered in central Cairo's Tahrir Square on Friday to protest against a new constitutional declaration issued yesterday by Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi, giving him sweeping powers, and extending the period of deadline for the drafting of Egypt's new constitution by two months. The seven-article declaration renders the president's decrees and laws immune from appeal or cancellation. It also protects both Egypt's Shura Council and Islamist-dominated Constituent Assembly from dissolution by the country's judicial authorities. The demonstration follows a week of violent protests in central Cairo, commemorating one year since a series of deadly protests named 'Mohammed Mahmoud', after the street they took place in, during November 2011. (Photo by Ed Giles/Getty Images)
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)
GRIFFITH, IN -  NOVEMBER 22:  Shopper enter a Kmart as it opens on Thanksgiving night November 22, 2012 in Griffith, Indiana. City. Many stores got a head start on the traditional Black Friday sales by opening on Thanksgiving.  (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)
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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