Photos Of The Week 46

When I went through week 46′s images and tried to pick the best/most memorable ones it seemed to me that this past week was all about protests. The Occupy movement, new demonstrations in Greece and not forgetting the student demos in South America. [67 photos total]

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Marine Corps veteran Robert Flick looks out from behind a flag during a Veterans Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia November 11, 2011. (REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque) #
A Canadian soldier sheds a tear during the last Remembrance Day ceremony after troops ended their combat mission there in July at Kandahar Air Field, November 11, 2011. (REUTERS/Ryan Remiorz/Pool) #
Sebastien Ogier of France in his Citroen drives through a forest stage during the Wales Rally motorsport rallying event near Welshpool in north Wales November 11, 2011. (REUTERS/Toby Melville) #
A U.S. Navy SEAL who is a member of the Navy parachute team 'Leap Frogs', takes part in a demonstration of combat skills at the National Navy UDT-SEAL Museum in Fort Pierce, Florida November 11, 2011. The event for the public is part of Veteran's Day celebration and the annual weekend reunion at the Museum. (REUTERS/Joe Skipper) #
U.S. Marine veteran Aaron Mankin (L), who was injured in 2005 while serving in Iraq, rides in a car with a fellow wounded veteran up 5th Avenue during the Veterans Day Parade in New York November 11, 2011. (REUTERS/Lucas Jackson) #
A soldier touches the plaque of a fallen comrade at the war memorial after the last Remembrance Day ceremony at Kandahar Air Field, November 11, 2011. (REUTERS/Ryan Remiorz/Pool) #
Ireland's Robbie Keane scores his second goal, the team's fourth, from the penalty spot against Estonia during their Euro 2012 playoff soccer match at the A Le Coq Arena in Tallinn November 11, 2011. (REUTERS/Eddie Keogh) #
James Hetfield (R), U.S. lead-guitarist of the heavy-metal band Metallica performs a song with U.S. singer Lou Reed to promote their new album Lulu in a Cologne TV studio November 11, 2011. Lulu is a collaborative album between American rock singer-songwriter Lou Reed, and American heavy metal band Metallica that is based around Lulu - two plays originally written by the German playwright Frank Wedekind (1864-1918). (REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay) #
Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao (L) and Mexican boxer Juan Manuel Marquez face off during an official weigh-in at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada November 11, 2011. Pacquiao will face Marquez for the third time when he defends his WBO welterweight title against Marquez at the arena November 12. (REUTERS/Steve Marcus) #
Michigan State Spartans play the North Carolina Tar Heels at the NCAA Carrier Classic men's college basketball game on the deck of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson in Coronado California November 11 , 2011. (REUTERS/Mike Blake) #
Soldiers and others stand around the wreckage of the helicopter where Mexico's Interior Ministers Francisco Blake and seven others on board were killed on a hillside south of Mexico City November 11, 2011. President Felipe Calderon said conditions were cloudy when the helicopter came down so that an accident looked probable. But in a televised address, he said no explanations for the crash could be ruled out as he paid tribute to Blake, calling him a great Mexican. (REUTERS/Stringer) #
Coast guard boats approach hijacked Kartepe ferry to disembark passengers in Marmara sea off the northwestern Turkish town of Silivri, near Istanbul, November 12, 2011. Turkish security forces killed a lone assailant who hijacked a ferry with some 20 passengers on board in northwest Turkey on Friday evening, Istanbul Governor Huseyin Avni Mutlu told reporters on Saturday. He said the crew and passengers were all safe and the identity of the hijacker, who was carrying explosives, was still being determined. Earlier reports said up to five suspected Kurdish militants armed with explosives carried out the hijacking. (REUTERS/Osman Orsal) #
Lim Yoon-taek (R), leader of the group Ulala Session, performs with group members during a cable television competition programme Superstar K in Seoul early November 12, 2011. Joy and tears shared the stage as Lim and his quartet won the top prize on the South Korean equivalent of American Idol, ending a quest that captured the hearts of the nation after Lim, the group leader, revealed he had stomach cancer. The slim, bespectacled Lim had grown thinner and lost his hair as the contest wore on and his stage-four cancer took a toll. Doctors said the disease had spread throughout his body and warned the group to prepare for the worst. (REUTERS/Mnet/Handout) #
Members of the media, wearing protective suits, interview Japan's Environment and Nuclear Crisis Minister Goshi Hosono and the Daiichi nuclear plant chief Masao Yoshida, inside the emergency operation center at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima prefecture, November 12, 2011. Conditions at Japan's wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant, devastated by a tsunami in March, were slowly improving to the point where a cold shutdown would be possible as planned, officials said on Saturday during a tour of the facility. The nuclear reactor buildings were still surrounded by crumpled trucks, twisted metal fences, and large, dented water tanks. Smaller office buildings around the reactors were left as they were abandoned on March 11, when the tsunami hit. (REUTERS/David Guttenfelder/Pool) #
Tiger Woods of the U.S. play a shot from the rough on the 11th hole during the third round of the Australian Open Golf tournament in Sydney November 12, 2011. (REUTERS/Daniel Munoz) #
Nepalese youth enjoy a ride at the Ramailo Mela (Fun Park) amusement park in Kathmandu November 12, 2011. (REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar) #
A man makes his way through flood water during night fall in Bangkok November 12, 2011. Thailand's worst floods in half a century have killed more than 500 people and affected about 2 million since late July, with tens of thousands relocated or sheltering in evacuation centers after their homes and businesses were engulfed by water. (REUTERS/Damir Sagolj) #
Kevin Abbring of the Netherlands in his Skoda takes a jump during the Wales Rally motorsport rallying event near Llangurig in north Wales November 12, 2011. (REUTERS/Toby Melville) #
A worker adjusts a loom at a carpet workshop in Qom, 120 km (75 miles) south of Tehran November 12, 2011. Persian carpet weaving is a historical part of Iranian culture, dating back to as far as approximately 2,000 years ago. Persian carpets can be mostly divided into three size groups: large (3x4 metres), medium (2x3 metres) and small (1x1.5 metres), which is called Ghaliche. For a larger 24-square-metre silk carpet, each 70 cm section takes about a month to make. The price for each carpet is set by officials from Iran’s national carpet company after examining each completed carpet. The carpet workshops are mostly family-run businesses. (REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl) #
Players of Tunisia's Esperance Sportive de Tunis celebrate after scoring a goal against Morocco's Wydad Casablanca during their African Champions League final soccer match in Tunis November 12, 2011. (REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi) #
A woman lights a candle during a demonstration against the closure of the Niemeyer Center in Aviles, northern Spain, November 12, 2011. The $58.4 million cultural center designed by 103-year-old Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer is set to close just months after its inauguration in March this year. The Asturian regional government, which partly finances the center, is closing it down due to irregularities in spending and also differences in the patronage of the Oscar Niemeyer Foundation, according to media reports. (REUTERS/Eloy Alonso) #
Italy's outgoing Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi waves as he leaves his residence downtown in Rome, November 12, 2011. Berlusconi formally resigned on Saturday, ending one of the most scandal-plagued eras in recent Italian history amid the jeers of hundreds of protestors gathered in central Rome to celebrate his departure. (REUTERS/Stringer) #
U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev during the APEC Summit in Honolulu, Hawaii November 12, 2011. (REUTERS/Larry Downing) #
Greg Chalmers of Australia kisses his trophy after winning the Australian Open Golf Tournament in Sydney November 13, 2011. (REUTERS/Daniel Munoz) #
Manny Pacquiao (L) of the Philippines connects on Juan Manuel Marquez of Mexico during their WBO welterweight fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada November 12, 2011. (REUTERS/R. Marsh Starks) #
A Brazilian Navy armoured vehicle patrols the Rocinha slum during the Shock of Peace operation to install Peacekeeping Unit (UPP) in Rio de Janeiro November 13, 2011. The introduction of the peacekeeping program in the region is part of the effort crack down on crime and ensure the security as the city prepares to host 2014 World Cup soccer matches and the 2016 Olympic Games. (REUTERS/Sergio Moraes) #
Marta Dominguez (R) of Spain stretches before the start of the women's race through Atapuerca exhibition park during the Atapuerca cross country race near Burgos, northern Spain, November 13, 2011. (REUTERS/Felix Ordonez) #
McLaren Formula One driver Jenson Button of Britain drives during the Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix at Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi November 13, 2011. (REUTERS/Caren Firouz) #
Behdad Salimikordasiabi of Iran gestures during the men's +105kg weightlifting competition during the World Weightlifting Championships at Disney Village in Marne-la-Vallee outside Paris, November 13, 2011. (REUTERS/Benoit Tessier) #
Denver Broncos' wide receiver Eric Decker fails to get a handle on a Tim Tebow pass that was broken up by Kansas City Chiefs' free safety Kendrick Lewis late in the first half of their NFL football game at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri November 13, 2011. (REUTERS/Dave Kaup) #
New England Patriots defensive end Andre Carter celebrates after sacking New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez during the first half of their NFL football game in East Rutherford, New Jersey November 13, 2011. (REUTERS/Mike Segar) #
The sun sets as U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at his news conference at the conclusion of the APEC Summit in Honolulu, Hawaii November 13, 2011. (REUTERS/Jim Young) #
International Space Station (ISS) crew members U.S. astronaut Daniel Burbank (L) and Russian cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin sit in their space suits at Baikonur cosmodrome November 14, 2011. The crew of U.S. astronaut Daniel Burbank and Russian cosmonauts Anton Shkaplerov and Anatoly Ivanishin blasted off on Monday to restore a full crew to the ISS after the crash of a Russian cargo spaceship disrupted operations and undermined faith in the Russian space programme. (REUTERS/Mikhail Metzel/Pool) #
Belarussian rescuers walk at a used pesticides burial site in a forest near the village of Savichi, some 160 km (99 miles) southwest of Minsk, November 14, 2011. About 950 tons of pesticides, including DDT, were extracted from the ground, loaded in plastic barrels and prepared for transportation for utilization in Germany, according to participants. (REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko) #
Boxing great Muhammad Ali is assisted as he enters the funeral for boxer Joe Frazier at the Enon Tabernacle Baptist church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 14, 2011 (REUTERS/Tim Shaffer) #
A pedestrian takes shelter from the rain underneath an umbrella on an autumn afternoon in downtown Madrid November 14, 2011. (REUTERS/Susana Vera) #
A mourner wears a photograph of boxing great Joe Frazier on his hat as he arrives at Frazier's funeral at the Enon Tabernacle Baptist church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 14, 2011 (REUTERS/Tim Shaffer) #
Montreal Canadiens left wing Mathieu Darche (R) checks Buffalo Sabres defenseman Robyn Regehr during first period NHL hockey action in Montreal, November 14, 2011. (REUTERS/Christinne Muschi) #
Surfers brave the cold waters of English Bay waiting for a wave at sunset in North Vancouver, British Columbia November 14, 2011. Strong winds in the area brought high waves and surfers to the beach in Ambleside Park. (REUTERS/Andy Clark) #
U.S. Marine Corps Corporal Kelsey De Santis and actor Justin Timberlake applaud guest speaker retired Sergeant Major Ralph Larsen (unseen) at the Instructor Battalion Marine Corps Ball in Richmond, Virginia on November 12, 2011 in this handout photograph released to Reuters on November 13, 2011. De Santis invited Timberlake to the event via a YouTube video in July. Timberlake's date with De Santis on Saturday night was one of the most moving evenings of his life, the singer-turned-actor said on his website. (REUTERS/Lance Cpl. Emmanuel Ramos/US Marine Corps/Handout) #
Green Bay Packers starting quarterback Aaron Rodgers waits to enter the field before the start of their NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings in Green Bay, Wisconsin November 14, 2011. (REUTERS/Darren Hauck) #
Part of a shipment of 33 rhino horns seized by Hong Kong Customs and Excise Department is displayed during a news conference in Hong Kong November 15, 2011. Hong Kong Customs seized on Tuesday a total of 33 rhino horns, 758 ivory chopsticks and 127 ivory bracelets, worth about HK$17.4 million ($2.23 million), inside a container shipped from Cape Town, South Africa, according the a customs press release. (REUTERS/Bobby Yip) #
The Aurora Australis is seen from an image taken by the crew of Expedition 29 on board the International Space Station, on an ascending pass from south of Australia in the Southern Pacific Ocean to the Northern Pacific Ocean, west of Central America September 18, 2011. Image taken September 18, 2011. (REUTERS/NASA/JSC/Handout) #
Work is carried out at Amazon's new fulfilment centre after it was opened by Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond in Dunfermline, Scotland, November 15, 2011.The warehouse covers more than one million square feet (93,000 square metres), about the size of 14 soccer pitches, and is Amazon’s biggest in the United Kingdom. It will create 750 permanent jobs, along with a further 1,500 temporary jobs during peak periods. (REUTERS/Russell Cheyne) #
A worker lifts a box at Amazon's new fulfilment centre after it was opened by Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond in Dunfermline, Scotland, November 15, 2011.The warehouse covers more than one million square feet (93,000 square metres), about the size of 14 soccer pitches, and is Amazon’s biggest in the United Kingdom. It will create 750 permanent jobs, along with a further 1,500 temporary jobs during peak periods. (REUTERS/Russell Cheyne) #
An Iranian woman holds a placard with an anti-U.S. poster (L) and pictures of killed Iranian nuclear scientists as the couple stand during a demonstration to show their support for Iran's nuclear program in Isfahan, 450 km (280 miles) south of Tehran, before a ceremony to form a human chain around the Uranium Conversion Facility (UCF) November 15, 2011. (REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl) #
An Occupy Wall Street protester argues with New York city police officers as he re-enters New York's Zuccotti Park November 15, 2011. A judge upheld New York City's legal justification for evicting Occupy Wall Street protesters from the park on Tuesday after police in riot gear broke up a two-month-old demonstration against economic inequality. (REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi) #
Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski (L) is embraced by his mentor former Indiana coach Bobby Knight after Duke defeated Michigan State in their NCAA men's basketball game in New York November 15, 2011. The win was Krzyzewski's 903rd, surpassing Knight's record as the most wins ever as a college coach. (REUTERS/Mike Segar) #
A dog looks out from a window as a woman comes out from the door of her house at the ancient city of Bhaktapur near Nepal's capital, November 16, 2011. (REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar) #
Freshly cut wheat stands under approaching storm clouds on a property owned by farmer Scott Wason near Roma, 430 km (267 miles) west of Brisbane, October 29, 2011. With a surge of popular support for measures ranging from more regulation to an outright ban on drilling, the coal-seam gas industry, an industry spreading rapidly across the Australian landscape, faces the prospect of project delays, higher costs and even blockades that have already succeeded in delaying drilling. Picture taken October 29, 2011. To match Insight AUSTRALIA-GAS/ (REUTERS/Tim Wimborne) #
An ethnic Miao minority man shaves another villager's head with a sickle in the village of Basha in Congjiang county, Guizhou province November 16, 2011. The village, with a branch of ethnic Miao minority of about 2,100 in population, is believed to be the last village authorized by the government to keep guns. The Basha men used to make their living as hunters with guns on their shoudles and knives on their waist. But nowadays their tradition has become a way to boost tourism, local media reported. (REUTERS/Sheng Li) #
Women sit on a fishing boat in the Akpakpa neighbourhood of Benin's capital Cotonou, November 16, 2011. Pope Benedict XVI is due to arrive in Benin on Friday, for a three-day visit, his second to Africa, after visiting Cameroon and Angola in 2009. (REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly) #
A combination photo shows a man, who performs a as a torch lighter at Hilton Hawaiian Village, as he runs past U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as she meets with Hong Kong Chief Executive Donald Tsang for bi-lateral talks during the APEC summit in Honolulu, Hawaii, November 12, 2011. He was cleared to run through by Secret Service as Clinton and Tsang were supposed to be standing in a different area for the photo opportunity. Picture taken November 12, 2011. (REUTERS/Hugh Gentry) #
Kuwaiti members of parliament stand at the podium of the National Assembly after storming the parliament in Kuwait City November 16, 2011. Dozens of Kuwaitis briefly stormed Kuwait's parliament building late on Wednesday as hundreds more demonstrated outside, demanding that Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser al-Mohammad al-Sabah step down, local media and witnesses said. (REUTERS/Stringer) #
Merina Begum tries to salvage her belongings after a fire in a slum at Rayerbazar in Dhaka November 17, 2011. More than 250 shanties have been burned down as a blaze swept through the slum, the local fire department said. (REUTERS/Andrew Biraj) #
A U.S. soldier takes position as an Afghan girl stands next to him during a patrol as part of an overall security and disruption insurgency mission in Wardak province, eastern Afghanistan November 17, 2011. (REUTERS/Umit Bektas) #
A crowd of 262 people dressed as Leprechauns gather at the Canal Theatre to break the Guinness World Record in Dublin November 16, 2011. Irish leprechauns, tea-sipping Britons, Australian ABBA impersonators and the oldest yoga teacher on the planet were just some of the people setting world records on Thursday. More than 300,000 people around the world took part in the seventh annual Guinness World Records Day, in which a number of records have already been confirmed. (REUTERS/Maxwell Photography/Guinness World Records/handout) #
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (C) walks with Ron Dennis (2nd L), the Executive Chairman of McLaren Automotive, racing drivers Lewis Hamilton (2nd R) and Jenson Button (R) and cyclist Mark Cavendish (L), during a visit to the McLaren Technology Centre in Woking, southern England November 17, 2011 . (REUTERS/Pool/Oli Scarff) #
An Occupy Wall Street demonstrator is arrested by New York City Police during what protest organizers called a Day of Action in New York November 17, 2011. Hundreds of Occupy Wall Street protesters marched through New York's financial district toward the stock exchange on Thursday to protest economic inequality at the heart of American capitalism. (REUTERS/Mike Segar) #
Bolshoi ballet dancer Maria Alash leaves the stage during a rehearsal of Tchaikovsky's ballet The Sleeping Beauty at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow November 16, 2011. The ballet will premiere on November 18. (REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov) #
Former Guatemalan President Alfonso Portillo kisses a supporter at the Supreme Court in Guatemala City November 17, 2011. Portillo will be extradited to the United States to face money laundering charges, the country's president said on Tuesday. (REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez) #
U.S. actors Ashton Kutcher (L) and Demi Moore react during an interview in a shopping centre in Pasching, about 180 km (112 miles) west of Vienna, in this October 29, 2010 file photo. Hollywood stars Moore and Kutcher are ending their marriage after six years, Moore said in a statement on November 17, 2011. (REUTERS/Herwig Prammer/Files) #
A Les Voyageurs sculpture, part of a series of illuminated sculptures by French artist Cedric Le Borgne, is displayed along the South Bailey in Durham, northern England November 17, 2011. Durham Lumiere, the UK's largest light festival, brings together 35 British and international artists working with light from 17-20 November. (REUTERS/Nigel Roddis) #
Roshan Bliss, who says he has a debt of $50,000 in school loans, attends an Occupy Denver demonstration in Denver, Colorado November 17, 2011 to celebrate the two-month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street. (REUTERS/Nathan W. Armes) #
A 99% sign is projected on the Verizon Building by Occupy Wall Street demonstrators during what protest organizers called a day of action in New York November 17, 2011. New York police prevented protesters from shutting down Wall Street on Thursday, arresting more than 200 people in repeated clashes with an unexpectedly small but spirited Occupy Wall Street rally. (REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi) #
A woman carries a bag as she harvests chrysanthemum at a field in a flower plantation in Tongxiang, Zhejiang province November 18, 2011. (REUTERS/Stringer) #
A local resident dressed as the Star Wars Darth Vader visits the mayor's office in Odessa November 14, 2011. An Odessite dressed as the Star Wars villain visited the mayor's office this week to claim a free land plot citing Ukrainian legislation which grants every citizen the right to own 1,000 square metres of land. (REUTERS/Stringer) #

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