November 20, 2012

Posted November 20th, 2012 at 3:22 pm (UTC-4)
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Israel Gaza Conflict

1A view of the central Gaza Strip as seen from a hill at the Israeli town of Sderot. Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel would be a ‘willing partner’ in a cease-fire with Gaza’s ruling militant group Hamas. (AP)

Afghan France Handover

2Afghan soldiers line up during the handover ceremony between the French army and ANA (Afghan National Army) at the forward operational base of Nijrab. French combat troops are due to pull out of Afghanistan by the end of the year. (Reuters)

Burma Obama Visit

3People browse local weekly news journals reporting U.S. President Barack Obama’s trip to Burma at a newsstand in Rangoon. Obama paid the first visit by an American leader to the long-isolated Asian country on Monday. (AP)

Gaza Strikes Funeral

4Palestinians pray during the funeral of Salem Paul Sweliem inside the Church of Saint Porphyrius in Gaza City. According to the family, the 52-year-old Greek Orthodox Christian carpenter was killed during an Israel Air Force strike on a high-rise building, in which Ramez Harb, a senior figure in Islamic Jihad’s military wing, was killed. (AP)

Egyp Anniversary Protests

5A protester runs with a teargas canister, which was earlier fired by riot police, during a protest to mark the one-year anniversary of fatal clashes on Mohamed Mahmoud Street, near the Interior Ministry in Cairo, Egypt. (Reuters)

Mexico Anniversary Parade

6Men dressed as revolutionary soldiers sleep before a military parade to celebrate the 102nd anniversary of the Mexican Revolution at Zocalo Square in Mexico City. (Reuters)

Nepal Chhat Festival

7A devotee holds a lamp as she waits for sunrise to offer prayers during the Chhat festival in Kathmandu. Hindus in Nepal celebrate the four-day festival that honors the sun god by praying at sunrise and sunset and giving offerings to seek blessings for their families. (Reuters)

Germany Forest Fog

8Fog hangs between pine trees in a forest near Neubrueck, eastern Germany. Meteorologists forecast cloudy sky and temperatures around 5 degrees Celsius for the region. (AFP)

Bangladesh Fire Homeless

9Taslima Akhter sits with her six-month-old daughter Fatema among the burnt remains of homes in a slum after a fire at Hazaribagh in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Thousands of people were still living under the open sky after a deadly fire, which killed at least 14 people and burnt 500 thatched houses on Sunday. (Reuters)

Yemen Brick Factory

10Workers stack dried mud bricks inside a kiln where they are fired at a traditional brick manufacturing site in Sanaa, Yemen. The bricks are made from clay and straw, and are widely used in the construction of houses due to the low cost. (Reuters)

Puma Russia Zoo

11Ice, a 5-month-old North American Puma female cub, plays in the snow at the Royev Ruchey zoo in a suburb of Russia’s Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk. (Reuters)

Argentina River Sunrise

12The sun rises over the banks of the Rio de La Plata, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Reuters)

One Response to “November 20, 2012”

  1. Sra says:

    Living in north america and seeing the puma brought me to these wonderful photos.
    I love cats and this one looks both playful and scrappy they are so magnificant thank you.

    Sra.

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