THE GLOBAL SNAPSHOT

This week in photos: Demonstrations dominate in Tunisia, Egypt, Burma and Bangladesh

CAIRO, EGYPT - NOVEMBER 27:  Protesters fill Tahrir Square in Central Cairo during demonstrations against Egyptian President Mohammed Mursi on November 27, 2012 in Cairo, Egypt. Demonstrations have been held, after a week of tension and violent protest, in response to Egyptian president Mohammed Mursi having awarded himself new constitutional powers, which many believe have been pushed through by the Muslim Brotherhood without inclusive consultation with other members of Egypt's cabinet and political leadership. (Photo by Ed Giles/Getty Images).
Nov. 27, 2012. Protesters fill Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, in response to the sweeping new powers assumed by President Mohammed Morsi. (Getty Images / Ed Giles)
Nov. 30, 2012. Demonstrators in Sillana, Tunisia, gather to walk to Tunis. Tunisia's Prime Minister accused opposition parties and unions Thursday of provoking three days of violent clashes in Siliana and pleaded for patience while the government tackles the nation's economic problems.
Nov. 30, 2012. Demonstrators in Siliana, Tunisia, gather to walk to Tunis, the capital. Tunisia's prime minister accused opposition parties and unions Thursday of provoking three days of violent clashes in Siliana and pleaded for patience while the government tackles the nation's economic problems. (AP Photo)
Nov. 26, 2012. The Amazon.com distribution center in Phoenix, Arizona on Cyber Monday.
Nov. 26, 2012. The Amazon.com distribution center in Phoenix, Arizona on Cyber Monday. (Getty Images / David Paul Morris)
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 28:  British Prime Minister David Cameron (L) leads His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah of Kuwait to Number 10 Downing Street on November 28, 2012 in London, England. The Amir of Kuwait is conducting three-day state visit to the UK;following his meeting with Prime Minister David Cameron in Downing Street he will attend a Banquet at the Guildhall.  (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
Nov. 28, 2012. British Prime Minister David Cameron leads the Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, to Number 10 Downing Street in London during the Amir's three-day state visit to the UK. (Getty Images / Oli Scarff)
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - NOVEMBER 29:  Supporters of South Korea's ruling Saenuri Party's presidential candidate, Park Geun-Hye, cheer during a presidential election campaign on November 29, 2012 in Seoul, South Korea. Park is challenging to become South Korea's first female President as she runs against Democratic United Party (DUP) candidate Moon Jae-in ahead of elections on December 19th.  (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)
Nov. 29, 2012. Supporters of South Korea's ruling Saenuri Party's presidential candidate, Park Geun-Hye, during a presidential election campaign in Seoul. (Getty Images / Chung Sung-Jun)
CHIANG MAI, THAILAND - NOVEMBER 28:  Thai monks pray as they light floating lanterns to celebrate the Loy Krathong Festival at Wat Phan Tao on November 28, 2012 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Loy Krathong Festival takes place on the evening of the full moon of the 12th month in the traditional Thai lunar calendar. It is an evening when Thais pay respect to the goddess of the waters by floating candlelit offerings on waterways around the country.  (Photo by Hong Wu/Getty Images)
Nov. 28, 2012. Thai monks pray as they light floating lanterns to celebrate the Loy Krathong Festival in Chiang Mai, Thailand. (Getty Images / Hong Wu)
WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 28:  Goldman Sachs Group Chairman and CEO Lloyd Blankfein is interviewed by television reporters after a meeting at the White House with President Barack Obama and other business leaders November 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. According to the White House, the American business executives met with Obama to discuss economic growth and deficit reduction.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Nov. 28, 2012. Goldman Sachs chairman and CEO Lloyd Blankfein is interviewed after a fiscal cliff meeting at the White House with President Barack Obama and other business leaders. (Getty Images / Chip Somodevilla)
A Congolese man pushes his scooter with firewood as Congolese  M23 rebels   drive on the Goma to Rushuru road,  looking  for FDLR (Force Democratique de Liberation du Rwanda) returning from an incursion into Rwanda Near Kibumba, north of Goma Tuesday Nov. 27, 2012. Speaking in Goma , M23 president Jean Marie Runiga said the rebels will not leave the city of 1 million which they seized a week ago. Rwanda military spokesman confirmed FDLR attacked Rwandan positions on Tuesday, which they repulsed and send back to Congo. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
Nov. 27, 2012. A man pushes his scooter as Congolese M23 rebels drive by returning from an incursion into Rwanda. (AP Photo / Jerome Delay)
Bangladeshi protesters hold placards as some of them lie down on the ground posing as dead bodies as they condemn the death of workers in a weekend fire at a garment factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2012. Saturday's fire at Tazreen Fashions Ltd., a factory in a Dhaka suburb, killed 112 people. Activists in the South Asian country hope the tragedy will invigorate their lengthy, but so far fruitless efforts to upgrade safety standards and force stronger government oversight of the powerful industry. (AP Photo/Pavel Rahman)
Nov. 29, 2012. Protesters hold signs while others lie down on the ground posing as dead bodies, after the death of workers in a weekend fire at a garment factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh. (AP Photo / Pavel Rahman)
A novice Buddhist monk who suffered burn injuries when security forces cracked down protesters points to his wounds as he gets a treatment at a hospital in Monywa, northwestern Myanmar, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012. Security forces cracked down on protesters occupying a copper mine early Thursday, using water cannons and other devices to break up the rally hours before opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was expected. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
Nov. 29, 2012. A Buddhist monk gets treatment for burn injuries sustained when security forces cracked down on protesters occupying a copper mine in Monywa, Myanmar. (AP Photo / Gemunu Amarasinghe)
Nov. 30, 2012. A homeless man in Mumbai, India. The country's economic growth is a a three-year low.
Nov. 30, 2012. A homeless man in Mumbai, India. The country's economic growth is at a three-year low. (AP Photo / Rafiq Maqbool))
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