The week in 32 photos – Joan Demonte attends Remembrance Day ceremonies at Old City Hall in Toronto on Tuesday, November 11. Remembrance Day has been observed since the end of the First World War to honor members of the Commonwealth of Nations armed forces who have died in the line of duty.
The week in 32 photos – A former circus lion who's missing an eye sits inside a cage at a temporary refuge in Lima, Peru, on Friday, November 7. Animal Defenders International and Peruvian authorities helped rescue 21 lions in Peru, where it's illegal to use wild animals in the circus. The lions will be taken to the Wild Animal Sanctuary in Denver in early 2015.
The week in 32 photos – A Hindu woman walks past a sari that has been kept out to dry as other devotees change into their clothes after taking a dip on the banks of the Ganges River in the northern Indian city of Allahabad on Sunday, November 9.
The week in 32 photos – Russia's President Vladimir Putin puts a shawl on Peng Liyuan, wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping, as they arrive to watch a fireworks show after a welcome banquet for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Beijing on Monday, November 10.
The week in 32 photos – A police officer is engulfed in flames as violent clashes erupt during Polish Independence Day in Warsaw on Tuesday, November 11. The violence has turned into a yearly ritual on the holiday in recent years.
The week in 32 photos – Matthew Todd Miller reunites with his family after he and Kenneth Bae (not pictured) landed aboard a U.S. Air Force jet at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington on Saturday, November 8. The two Americans were released after being held captive in North Korea. Miller, who was reportedly tried on an espionage charge, had been in custody since April and was serving a six-year hard labor sentence.
The week in 32 photos – A scientist gets ready to descend a 200-meter crater recently discovered in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug region in northern Russia on Saturday, November 8.
The week in 32 photos – A rainbow appears near the Tower Bridge in London on Monday, November 10.
The week in 32 photos – A search and rescue team approaches the Soyuz TMA-13M capsule with International Space Station crew members after its landing near the town of Arkalyk, in northern Kazakhstan on Monday, November 10. Alexander Gerst of Germany, Maxim Surayev of Russia and Reid Wiseman of the United States returned safely to Earth after 5 ½ months in orbit.
The week in 32 photos – Families, veterans and soldiers attend a memorial service at the Black Watch Museum in Perth, Scotland, on Friday, November 7, to commemorate the lives lost during conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. The event also marked 10 years since Black Watch soldiers were killed in a bombing at a vehicle checkpoint in Iraq. Sgt. Stuart Gray, Pvt. Scott McArdle and Pvt. Paul Lowe were the first British soldiers killed by a suicide bomber during the Iraq War.
The week in 32 photos – First Sgt. Tony Quismundo from the U.S. Army practices his golf swing at the Kandahar airfield in Afghanistan on Monday, November 10. As the drawdown of U.S.-led coalition troops heads into its final stages, many parts of the Kandahar airfield are being closed or handed over to Afghan officials.
The week in 32 photos – An Afghan bystander is seen through the shattered glass of a bus at the scene of a roadside bomb in Kabul on Monday, November 10. At least 10 police officers were killed in a pair of attacks, officials said.
The week in 32 photos – A fellow protester wipes Gerardo Orue's eye as he lies crucified outside Brazil's Embassy in Asuncion, Paraguay, on Wednesday, November 12. The protesters were demanding compensation benefits for those let go from their jobs at the Itaipu Dam on the Parana River on the Brazil-Paraguay border.
The week in 32 photos – Magdalena Crews visits her husband's gravestone on Tuesday, November 11, before the start of a Veterans Day service at the West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery in Memphis. Gene Crews, who died in 2009, was a Vietnam vet who was paralyzed while serving in the U.S. Army.
The week in 32 photos – Turkeys stand in a crowded barn at the Yordy Turkey Farm in Morton, Illinois, on Monday, November 10. The farm raises approximately 10,000 turkeys every year.
The week in 32 photos – A Palestinian woman plays with her child on the rubble of their family home on Wednesday, November 12, in the Khan Yunis' Khuzaa neighborhood in southern Gaza near the Israeli border. The house was destroyed during the 50-day Gaza war between Israel and Hamas-led militants earlier this year.
The week in 32 photos – Workers make adjustments as they lift the 2014 Rockefeller Center Christmas tree into place in Manhattan on Friday, November 7. The tree, which is from Danville, Pennsylvania, weighs 13 tons and will be lit during an annual ceremony on December 3.
The week in 32 photos – A Bangladeshi Hindu devotee folds her hands in prayer at a temple during Rakher Upabash in Narayanganj, Bangladesh, on Saturday, November 8. The festival is marked in memory of the 18th century Hindu saint Baba Loknath.
The week in 32 photos – A young laborer works at a wood shop in Peshawar, Pakistan, on Monday, November 10. Firewood is a major source of domestic fuel in rural Pakistan, which faces a shortage of natural gas during the winter months.
The week in 32 photos – A polar bear swims at a zoo in Mulhouse, eastern France, on Thursday, November 13.
The week in 32 photos – People work on the golden dome of the Uppatasanti Pagoda in Naypyidaw, Myanmar, on Monday, November 10. Uppatasanti Pagoda, a replica of the famous Shwedagon Pagoda of Yangon, was inaugurated in 2009 in the country's new capital.
The week in 32 photos – One of the older sisters of Perwin Mustafa Dihap, a 19-year-old fighter with the YPJ (Women's Protection Force), holds onto her sister's coffin in Suruc on Friday, November 7. A funeral procession was held for two female Kurdish fighters during the battle for Kobani.