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Photos Of The Week -- November 5-11


A woman walks on a street during a rare autumn snowstorm in Tehran. (Photo for Reuters by Caren Firouz)
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A woman walks on a street during a rare autumn snowstorm in Tehran. (Photo for Reuters by Caren Firouz)

An Indian Sikh pilgrim looks out from a train coach at the Wagah railway station in Pakistan. (Photo for AFP by Arif Ali)
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An Indian Sikh pilgrim looks out from a train coach at the Wagah railway station in Pakistan. (Photo for AFP by Arif Ali)

U.S. President Barack Obama chats with students as he tours a classroom in Yeadon, Pennsylvania. (Photo for AFP by Mandel Ngan)
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U.S. President Barack Obama chats with students as he tours a classroom in Yeadon, Pennsylvania. (Photo for AFP by Mandel Ngan)

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men gather for the funeral of Rabbi Natan Tzvi Finkel in Jerusalem's Mea Shearim neighborhood. (Photo by Nir Elias for Reuters)
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Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men gather for the funeral of Rabbi Natan Tzvi Finkel in Jerusalem's Mea Shearim neighborhood. (Photo by Nir Elias for Reuters)

Members of the Iranian Army perform maneuvers during a graduation ceremony in Tehran amid warnings by Iran to the West against any military strikes against its nuclear facilities. (Official photo distributed by Reuters)
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Members of the Iranian Army perform maneuvers during a graduation ceremony in Tehran amid warnings by Iran to the West against any military strikes against its nuclear facilities. (Official photo distributed by Reuters)

Members of the Iranian Army parade during a graduation ceremony in Tehran. (Official photo distributed by Reuters)
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Members of the Iranian Army parade during a graduation ceremony in Tehran. (Official photo distributed by Reuters)

Former Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou sits in a cafeteria near the parliament in Athens amid crucial debt crisis talks. He has been replaced by former European Central Bank Vice President Lucas Papademos. (Photo for Reuters by Giorgos Kontarinis)
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Former Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou sits in a cafeteria near the parliament in Athens amid crucial debt crisis talks. He has been replaced by former European Central Bank Vice President Lucas Papademos. (Photo for Reuters by Giorgos Kontarinis)

A photograph of German Chancellor Angela Merkel with the caption "Auntie Merkel Knows..." is seen on the front page of the "Pontiki" newspaper at a newstand in central Athens. (Photo for AFP by Angelos Tzortzinis)
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A photograph of German Chancellor Angela Merkel with the caption "Auntie Merkel Knows..." is seen on the front page of the "Pontiki" newspaper at a newstand in central Athens. (Photo for AFP by Angelos Tzortzinis)

A woman begs for money in an underground passage in central Moscow. (Photo for AFP by Kirill Kudryavtsev)
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A woman begs for money in an underground passage in central Moscow. (Photo for AFP by Kirill Kudryavtsev)

Belarusian police in plain clothes chase a protester on Independence Square in Minsk. Several dozen people gathered in Minsk on November 7 to mark Revolution Day, commemorating the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution. (Photo for Reuters by Vasily Fedosenko)
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Belarusian police in plain clothes chase a protester on Independence Square in Minsk. Several dozen people gathered in Minsk on November 7 to mark Revolution Day, commemorating the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution. (Photo for Reuters by Vasily Fedosenko)

Mike Oren, 57, of Los Angeles tries to persuade customers to switch from Bank of America to credit unions at an Occupy LA protest in Los Angeles. (Photo for Reuters by Lucy Nicholson)
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Mike Oren, 57, of Los Angeles tries to persuade customers to switch from Bank of America to credit unions at an Occupy LA protest in Los Angeles. (Photo for Reuters by Lucy Nicholson)

U.S. Marines carry a comrade wounded by an improvised explosive device to a medevac helicopter in Afghanistan's Helmand Province. (Photo for AFP by Behrouz Mehri)
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U.S. Marines carry a comrade wounded by an improvised explosive device to a medevac helicopter in Afghanistan's Helmand Province. (Photo for AFP by Behrouz Mehri)

Medvedev's Girls, members of an Internet community supporting Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, attend a meeting of Medvedev with bloggers in Moscow. (Photo for AFP by Aleksandr Nemenov)
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Medvedev's Girls, members of an Internet community supporting Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, attend a meeting of Medvedev with bloggers in Moscow. (Photo for AFP by Aleksandr Nemenov)

Russian conscripts get their military uniforms at a registration and enlistment office in the southern city of Krasnodar. Some 135,800 young people should be drafted during the 2011 autumn conscription. (Photo for AFP by Mikhail Mordasov)
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Russian conscripts get their military uniforms at a registration and enlistment office in the southern city of Krasnodar. Some 135,800 young people should be drafted during the 2011 autumn conscription. (Photo for AFP by Mikhail Mordasov)

Muslims offer Eid-al-Adha prayers in Multan, Pakistan. Muslims worldwide celebrate Eid al-Adha to mark the end of the hajj by slaughtering sheep, goats, cows, and camels. (Photo for epa by M.K. Chaudhary)
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Muslims offer Eid-al-Adha prayers in Multan, Pakistan. Muslims worldwide celebrate Eid al-Adha to mark the end of the hajj by slaughtering sheep, goats, cows, and camels. (Photo for epa by M.K. Chaudhary)

Men riding on a motorcycle lead a recently purchased camel ahead of Eid al-Adha celebrations in Lahore, Pakistan. (Photo for Reuters by Mohsin Raza)
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Men riding on a motorcycle lead a recently purchased camel ahead of Eid al-Adha celebrations in Lahore, Pakistan. (Photo for Reuters by Mohsin Raza)

Russian chief negotiator Maxim Medvedkov smiles with a T-shirt he received after formal negotiations on Russia's membership bid to join the World Trade Organization in Geneva. (Photo for AFP by Fabrice Coffrini)
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Russian chief negotiator Maxim Medvedkov smiles with a T-shirt he received after formal negotiations on Russia's membership bid to join the World Trade Organization in Geneva. (Photo for AFP by Fabrice Coffrini)

A Tajik migrant worker looks through a window at a vegetable market on the outskirts of Moscow. Russia's Migration Service says more than 700,000 Tajik citizens arrive in Russia to work each year. (Photo for Reuters by Denis Sinyakov)
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A Tajik migrant worker looks through a window at a vegetable market on the outskirts of Moscow. Russia's Migration Service says more than 700,000 Tajik citizens arrive in Russia to work each year. (Photo for Reuters by Denis Sinyakov)

An activist from FEMEN, a Ukrainian protest group, wears a price tag as she demonstrates against gender discrimination in Zurich. (Photo for Reuters by Arnd Wiegmann)
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An activist from FEMEN, a Ukrainian protest group, wears a price tag as she demonstrates against gender discrimination in Zurich. (Photo for Reuters by Arnd Wiegmann)

Players from football club Laman Az -- formed by landmine victims with the assistance of the local NGO Laman Az -- look on during a practice match in the Chechen capital, Grozny. (Photo for Reuters by Diana Markosian)
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Players from football club Laman Az -- formed by landmine victims with the assistance of the local NGO Laman Az -- look on during a practice match in the Chechen capital, Grozny. (Photo for Reuters by Diana Markosian)

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi (left) holds League North Party leader Umberto Bossi's hand during a finance vote. Berlusconi has pledged to stand down onced parliament passes budget reforms. (Photo for Reuters by Tony Gentile)
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Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi (left) holds League North Party leader Umberto Bossi's hand during a finance vote. Berlusconi has pledged to stand down onced parliament passes budget reforms. (Photo for Reuters by Tony Gentile)

Supplies are air-dropped by parachute from a helicopter for U.S. Marines at Forward Operating Base Edinburgh in Afghanistan's Helmand Province. (Photo for AFP by Behrouz Mehri)
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Supplies are air-dropped by parachute from a helicopter for U.S. Marines at Forward Operating Base Edinburgh in Afghanistan's Helmand Province. (Photo for AFP by Behrouz Mehri)

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