Week in pictures: 27 November - 3 December 2021


A selection of powerful news photographs taken around the world this week.

Image source, Danny Lawson / PA Media
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A man walks through heavy snow in Gunnerside, North Yorkshire. Three people died and thousands were left without power, as Storm Arwen lashed parts of the UK with high winds, rain and snow.
Image source, Ramzi Boudina / Reuters
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A man casts his vote during local elections in Algiers, Algeria. The governing National Liberation Front party went on to dominate the vote, which took place amid widespread concern over rising prices for goods, housing and healthcare.
Image source, Jack Taylor / AFP
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Macaque monkeys climb on to a news photographer at the Phra Prang Sam Yod temple in Thailand's Lopburi province, during the annual Monkey Buffet Festival.
Image source, Anushree Fadnavis / Reuters
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A police officer tries to restrain supporters of the women's wing of India's main opposition Congress Party, during a protest in Delhi.
Image source, Victoria Jones / Pool / Getty Images
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Police officers take part in a memorial service for Sgt Matt Ratana in Westminster, London. Sgt Ratana was fatally shot by a handcuffed suspect at the Croydon custody centre in September 2020.
Image source, Giuseppe Cacace / AFP
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A woman observes a video installation at a pavilion at Expo 2020, in Dubai. The international showcase event was delayed by a year because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Image source, Fabrizio Bensch / Reuters
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Dancers from the Berlin State Ballet - Staatsballett Berlin - wear face masks as they perform during the dress rehearsal of Don Quixote at the Deutsche Oper opera house in Berlin.
Image source, Arif Ali / AFP
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A man is surrounded by a flock of birds on a smoggy day in Lahore, Pakistan.
Image source, Anthony Wallace / AFP
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In Seoul, people prepare kimchi during a festival at the Jogyesa Buddhist temple. The traditional Korean dish of spicy fermented cabbage and radish was made to be distributed among the less privileged in the local neighbourhood.
Image source, Alexi Rosenfeld / Getty Images
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Two people kiss moments after the Rockefeller Christmas Tree was lit up at the annual ceremony in New York City.

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