Week In Photos (17 November - 23 November 2012)

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17 November 2012
A protester has her face made up with a plane during a demonstration against plans to build an international airport in Notre-Dame-des-Landes, western France. (Photo: AFP - Xavier Leoty)
17 November 2012
This picture shows workers cleaning up the heavily polluted Nanming River in Guiyang, southwest China's Guizhou province. (Photo: AFP - CHINA OUT)
17 November 2012
A Thunderbolt Craziness band member wears a metal suit as he forms a symbol from electric arcs using a metal stick while standing on tesla coils during a performance in Fuzhou, Fujian province. (Photo: Reuters - Sheng Li)
18 November 2012
US President Barack Obama (L) and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (C) look at a reclining Buddha during a visit the Wat Pho Royal Monastery in Bangkok, Thailand. (Photo: AFP - Jewel Samad)
18 November 2012
A participant holding an umbrella takes part in a Gay Pride Parade on Copacabana beach in Rio De Janeiro. (Photo: Reuters - Pilar Olivares)
19 November 2012
Russian space agency rescuers' helicopters and vehicles stand near the Soyuz capsule after the spacecraft's landing near the town of Arkalyk in northern Kazakhstan. (Photo AFP - Maxim Shipenkov)
19 November 2012
A supporter of Pakistan's outlawed Islamic hardline group Jamaat ud Dawa stands on an Israeli flag during a protest in Karachi. (Photo: AFP - Asif Hassan)
19 November 2012
A visitor looks at the Rita Mae West room by Spanish artist Salvador Dali (1904-1989) during a media visit to the exhibition "Dali" at the Centre Pompidou modern art museum, also known as Beaubourg, in Paris. (Photo: Reuters - Benoit Tessier)
20 November 2012
People wearing white and red costumes sit in a grandstand during the celebration of the 102nd anniversary of the Mexican Revolution on Zocalo Square in Mexico City. (Photo: Reuters - Bernardo Montoya)
21 November 2012
A boy smiles as he works with mud bricks at a traditional brick-manufacturing site in Sanaa, Yemen. (Photo: Reuters - Mohamed al-Sayaghi)
22 November 2012
A student protester, taking part in a rally demanding that the government makes changes to the public state education system, gestures as demonstrators clash with riot policemen in Santiago. (Photo: Reuters - Ivan Alvarado)
22 November 2012
A hot air balloon carrying tourists flies over camels for sale at Pushkar Fair in the desert Indian state of Rajasthan. (Photo: Reuters - Danish Siddiqui)
22 November 2012
A car stops beside a house in the middle of a newly built road in Wenling, Zhejiang province. (Photo: Reuters - China Daily)
23 November 2012
Blood drips from the nose of a Kashmiri Muslim boy while he flagellates his head during a Muharram procession in Srinagar, India. (Photo: Reuters - Fayaz Kabli)


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