The Week in Pictures: 29th November to 5th December

The Paris climate summit, Europe’s refugee crisis, Pope visits Kenya, floods in India and more…

17 Photos

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1. President Obama pardons the National Thanksgiving Turkey in the Rose Garden of the White House.

Photo: Carlos Barria/Reuters

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2. A volunteer holds up a baby as others help migrants and refugees get out of a dinghy after their arrival on Lesbos, Greece.

Poto: Santi Palacios/AP

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3. A winter storm clears at sunset over the Interstate 80 near Baxter in California, USA.

Photo: Max Whittaker/Reuters

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4. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump brings a lookalike supporter on stage during a rally in Myrtle Beach, USA.

Photo: Randall Hill/Reuters

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5. Pope Francis arrives for a meeting with clergy, religious men and women and seminarians at the sports field of St Mary’s School in Nairobi, Kenya.

Photo: AP

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6. A young man displays pictures of victims of gender violence, marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women Buenos Aires.

Photo: Martin Zabala/Xinhua Press/Corbis

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7. People walk past a bullet hole ridden petrol tanker destroyed during clashes between Turkish forces and Kurdish militants in the Nusaybin district of the city Mardin, Turkey.

Photo: Ilyas Akengin/AFP/Getty Images

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8. A climate change supporter attends a rally ahead of the United Nations climate summit in Melbourne, Australia.

Photo: Mal Fairclough/AAP

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9. People pay tribute to the 130 victims of the 13 November terror attacks, at the Place de la Republique in Paris, France.

Photo: Eric Gaillard/Reuters

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10. People’s Liberation Army recruits stand in formation during a training session in cold winter temperatures, which reached -20C, at a military base in Heilongjiang province, northern China.

Photo: China Daily/Reuters

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11. Volunteers comfort a refugee child as she disembarks from a dingy in the north of the greek Island, Lesbos.

Photo: Artur Tixiliski/Rex/Shutterstock

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12. Men play chess by torchlight after the area lost power when pylons were destroyed. The Crimean authorities have declared a state of emergency and introduced restrictions on electricity use.

Photo: Tass/Barcroft Media

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13. The Standing March, an art installation by French artist JR and American film-maker Darren Aronofsky, is projected on to the facade of the Assembléee Nationale in Paris.

Photo: Sipa/Shutterstock

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14. A man carries a dog and wades through a flooded street in the southern state of Tamil Nadu in Chennai, India.

Photo: AP

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15. A volcanic eruption at Mount Etna’s Vorgaine crater in Sicily, Italy.

Photo: Marco Restivo/Barcroft Media

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15. The McIntyre family hold candles at a vigil in memory of the 14 people who died in the San Bernardino mass shooting.

Photo: Tom Tingle/AP

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16. The place de la République is covered with shoes as part of a symbolic rally during the forbidden COP21 demonstration in Paris, France. The demonstration was banned after the Paris terror attacks.

Photo: Aurelien Meunier/Getty Images

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17. A Typhoon warplane flies over RAF Akrotiri, a British air base near the coastal city of Limassol, Cyprus. British warplanes carried out airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria hours after parliament voted to authorise attacks.

Photo: Pavlos Vrionides/AP