Photos of the Week: 48

An ear being regrown on the arm of a patient in China, oil fires and fighting in Iraq, a historic presidential election in the United States, the Duchess of Cornwall sands the claws of a falcon in Abu Dhabi, a giant fried egg art installation in Chile, remembrance ceremonies on Armistice Day, and much more. [35 photos total]

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Russian paratroopers jump as a rainbow appears in the sky during the joint Russian, Belarusian, and Serbian military exercise "The Slavic Brotherhood" at the Kovin military grounds, near Belgrade, Serbia, on November 7, 2016. (AFP / Getty) #
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Jake Moores, who was a Commodore in the Royal Navy looks at some of the 19,420 figurines that have been laid out on College Green as part of the 19,240 Shrouds of the Somme art installation on November 11, 2016 in Bristol, England. A memorial service will be held later today besides the artwork by artist Rob Heard, which features 19,240 figurines representing each one of the British soldiers who died on the first day of the Battle of the Somme. Today, people across the UK and the world will gather to pay tribute to service personnel who have died during conflicts, as part of the annual Remembrance ceremonies marking Armistice Day on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. (Matt Cardy / Getty) #
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Japan's On-Art Corp's eight meter tall dinosaur-shaped mechanical suit robot 'TRX03' performs during its unveiling in Tokyo, Japan, on November 10, 2016. (Toru Hanai / Reuters) #
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A man wears a shirt reading "Rope. Tree. Journalist." as supporters gather to rally with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in a cargo hangar at Minneapolis Saint Paul International Airport in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on November 6, 2016. (Jonathan Ernst / Reuters) #
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The grave of women's suffrage leader Susan B. Anthony is pictured covered with "I Voted" stickers from the U.S. presidential election at Mount Hope Cemetery in Rochester, New York, on November 8, 2016. (Adam Fenster / Reuters) #
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UK newspapers The Sun, The Times and The Evening Standard feature Donald Trump's victory in the US Presidential elections on their front pages on November 9, 2016 in London, England. (Tristan Fewings / Getty) #
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Hillary Clinton, accompanied by her husband former U.S. President Bill Clinton and running mate Senator Tim Kaine, addresses her staff and supporters about the results of the U.S. election at a hotel in New York, November 9, 2016. (Carlos Barria / Reuters) #
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President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump shake hands following their meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on November 10, 2016. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP) #
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House Speaker Paul Ryan, left, shows President-elect Donald Trump and his wife Melania the view of the inaugural stand that is being built from the Speaker's Balcony on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on November 10, 2016. (Alex Brandon / AP) #
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Demonstrators protest the election of Donald Trump in Denver, Colorado, on November 10, 2016. (Jason Connolly / AFP / Getty) #
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A woman jumps on a giant fried egg art installation as part of "Hecho en Casa" (Made at home) urban artwork festival in downtown Santiago, Chile, on November 8, 2016. (Pablo Sanhueza / Reuters) #
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A falcon has its claws sanded during a visit by Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall to the Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital on the second day of a Royal tour of the United Arab Emirates on November 7, 2016 in in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Chris Jackson / Getty) #
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People dance at a football court to challenge the Guinness World Record for the most people dancing a square dance at the same time, in Chongqing Municipality, China, on November 7, 2016. (Reuters) #
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Dancers dressed as a horses walk away at the end of a preview of American artist Nick Cave's first major work shown in Australia, entitled HEARD.SYD in Sydney, on November 8, 2016. Over several days the live art performance will feature 30 'horses' dancing to live percussion beats in suits made from colored raffia plant fibers. (Jason Reed / Reuters) #
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Migrants and refugees wrapped in survival foil blankets look on during a rescue operation by the Topaz Responder ship, run by Maltese NGO Moas and the Italian Red Cross, on November 4, 2016. (Andreas Solaro / AFP / Getty) #
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A picture taken on November 6, 2016, shows a seven-week old fennec fox (Vulpes zerda) at the Ramat Gan Safari zoo near the Israeli coastal city of Tel Aviv. (Jack Guez / AFP / Getty) #
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Web Summit's attendees light up the flashlights of their phones at the main stage during the Web Summit at Parque das Nacoes, in Lisbon on November 9, 2016. (Patricia De Melo Moreira / AFP / Getty) #
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Riders and their horses from the Spanish Riding School of Vienna perform a dress rehearsal for the media at the SSE Arena in London on November 10, 2016. (Peter Nicholls / Reuters) #
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A statue destroyed by ISIS militants stands in the town of Bashiqa, after it was recaptured from ISIS, east of Mosul, Iraq, on November 10, 2016. (Alaa Al-Marjani / Reuters) #
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Protesters push barriers against police officers outside the Chinese central government's liaison office after thousands of people march in Hong Kong on November 6, 2016, to protest the announcement that China's top legislative panel has said Beijing must intervene in a Hong Kong political dispute to deter advocates of independence for the city, calling such acts a threat to national security. (Vincent Yu / AP) #
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Children fleeing areas of conflict ride a vehicle, north of Raqqa city, Syria, on November 8, 2016. (Rodi Said / Reuters) #
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A newborn seal pup on the sand dunes of the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust's Donna Nook nature reserve near Grimsby, northeast England, on November 8, 2016 Every November and December thousands of grey seals give birth to their pups near the sand dunes of the Donna Nook nature reserve, which is the location for one of the four grey seal colonies on the English east coast. (Oli Scarff / AFP / Getty) #
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Syrian children sit during class in a barn that has been converted into a makeshift school to teach internally displaced children from areas under government control, in a rebel-held area of Daraa, in southern Syria on November 10, 2016. Rebels hold most of Daraa province, but the regional capital is largely controlled by the government. (Mohamad Abazeed / AFP / Getty) #
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The 'Masqueraders' club exhibit their cart during the annual Bridgwater Carnival on Bonfire night on November 5, 2016 in Bridgwater, England. The major regional event which raises money for local charities, dates back to the Gunpowder Plot of 1605. Members of the carnival clubs compete to design and build carts or 'floats' in secrecy from each other, often using thousands of pounds they have raised throughout the year and compete for prizes that are awarded in several categories for the best carts in each carnival. (Chris J Ratcliffe / Getty) #
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A huge sinkhole opened up at an intersection near Hakata station in Fukuoka, Japan, on November 8, 2016. (Kyodo / Reuters) #
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Madison Chock and Evan Bates, of the United States, skate their free dance to take the silver at the Rostelekom Cup ISU Grand Prix of figure skating event, in Moscow, Russia, on November 5, 2016. (Ivan Sekretarev / AP) #
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Members of an Iraqi special forces police unit fire their weapons at ISIS fighters in al-Shura, south of Mosul, Iraq, on October 29, 2016. (Goran Tomasevic / Reuters) #
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Soldiers from the Iraqi army 9th armored division greet residents as bodies of ISIS fighters litter a street in the eastern Al-Intissar neighborhood of Mosul on November 6, 2016. (Odd Andersen / AFP / Getty) #
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A camel grazes in the snow-covered steppe area near the town of Kyzyl in the Republic of Tuva (Tyva region), Russia, on November 4, 2016. (Ilya Naymushin / Reuters) #
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A 1899 steam Locomobile takes part in the 120th London to Brighton Veteran Car Run on November 6, 2016 in Staplefield, England. Over 400 pre-1905 manufactured vehicles take part in the annual run from London to Brighton to commemorate the Emancipation Run of November 1896 which celebrated the raising of the speed limit from 4 mph to 14 mph. (Max Mumby / Indigo / Getty) #
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A member of the Syrian pro-government forces stands amid heavily damaged buildings in Aleppo's 1070 district on November 8, 2016, after troops seized it from rebel fighters. (Georges Ourfalian / AFP / Getty) #
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The bloodstained floor of a kindergarten, following reported shelling in the rebel-held area of Harasta, on the northeastern outskirts of the capital Damascus, on November 6, 2016. At least four children were killed and 19 people injured in the government strike in Harasta, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. (Sameer Al-Doumy / AFP / Getty) #
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A firefighter works to extinguish an oil well set on fire by fleeing ISIS members on November 9, 2016 in Al Qayyarah, Iraq. (Chris McGrath / Getty) #
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An "ear" is seen growing on the arm of a patient who lost his right ear in an accident, at the first affiliated hospital of Xi'an Jiaotong University, in Xi'an, Shaanxi province, China, on November 9, 2016. The growing "ear", which will be transplanted onto the patient's head in a following surgery, was taken from the patient's rib cartilage, cut into the shape of a ear and placed under the skin flap of the arm. (China Daily / Reuters) #
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Senior Constable Rio Law holds a koala at the Upper Mount Gravatt Police station in Brisbane, Australia, after it was found in a bag carried by a woman who was being arrested on November 7, 2016. Police said that when they asked the 50-year-old woman if she had anything to declare, she handed over a zipped canvas bag that she said contained a baby koala. (Queensland Police via AP) #

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