The week in 35 photos – A man living with HIV sits inside the HIV/AIDS Care Center, a hospice in Yangon, Myanmar, on Monday, December 1. It was World AIDS Day, a chance to raise global awareness about the virus.
The week in 35 photos – A monkey cowers as its trainer approaches it during training for a circus in Suzhou, China, on Saturday, November 29. Suzhou is known as the hometown of circus troupes in China. It has more than 300 circus troupes.
The week in 35 photos – Members of the "Skipper" yacht club -- dressed as Father Frost, the Russian equivalent of Santa Claus -- mark the end of the sailboat season Sunday, November 30, outside Krasnoyarsk, Russia. The temperature was minus-18 degrees Celsius (-0.4 degrees Fahrenheit).
The week in 35 photos – Pop star Ariana Grande sings on the runway as model Elsa Hosk walks past her at the Victoria's Secret fashion show Tuesday, December 2, in London.
The week in 35 photos – A Romanian soldier sleeps on a bus Monday, December 1, before taking part in a parade to mark the country's national holiday, Great Union Day.
The week in 35 photos – Brides to-be compete in the "Running of the Brides" event Saturday, November 29, in Bangkok, Thailand. Some 65 couples attended the event in hope of winning a dream-wedding package worth about $30,000.
The week in 35 photos – Work crews in Camarillo, California, channel mudflows during a powerful storm on Tuesday, December 2. The area, which struggled with wildfires earlier this year, was under mandatory evacuation orders.
The week in 35 photos – Devotees carry the relic of St. Andrews in the small town of Arnedillo, Spain, on Sunday, November 30. The smoke is part of their annual blessing.
The week in 35 photos – A fisherman is lifted by a rescue helicopter after his vessel capsized near Yantai, China, on Thursday, December 4.
The week in 35 photos – An Indian naval band rehearses Tuesday, December 2, for Navy Day celebrations in Mumbai, India.
The week in 35 photos – Jordan Kessler, son of trader Glenn Kessler, uses his father's cell phone and badge on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, November 28. Traders traditionally bring their children to work for the half day of trading that takes place after the Thanksgiving holiday.
The week in 35 photos – Miners return from their shift at the Kalinina coal mine in Donetsk, Ukraine, on Monday, December 1.
The week in 35 photos – Police in Rome clash with demonstrators Wednesday, December 3, during a rally against the government's labor reform bill.
The week in 35 photos – A man takes part in the U.K. Christmas Tree Throwing Championships, which were held Sunday, December 30, in Keele, England.
The week in 35 photos – A man preaches during a service Friday, November 28, at a church in Rio de Janeiro. Evangelical Christianity is the fastest-growing religious segment in Brazil, and its population is exploding.
The week in 35 photos – Britain's Prince Harry mans the telephones during the 22nd annual ICAP Charity Day while he was at the London offices of ICAP brokers on Wednesday, December 3.
The week in 35 photos – Burnt Bibles lie on a bench at St. Sebastian's Church in New Delhi after a fire destroyed the church on Monday, December 1. While the cause of the fire is not known, the Delhi Catholic Archdiocese said that "mischief" was suspected.
The week in 35 photos – History enthusiasts take part in a re-enactment of the Battle of Austerlitz, one of Napoleon Bonaparte's famous victories, near Slavkov u Brna, Czech Republic, on Saturday, November 29.
The week in 35 photos – National Guard troops stand guard outside a Target store in Ferguson, Missouri, on Friday, November 28.
The week in 35 photos – Singer Madonna hugs her son David, left, while her daughter Mercy looks on in Kasungu, Malawi, on Sunday, November 30. The pop icon has a charity organization called Raising Malawi, and she adopted David and Mercy in the country.
The week in 35 photos – Men walk though a tunnel decorated with murals during the Climate Change Conference in Lima, Peru, on Monday, December 1. Delegates from more than 190 countries will meet in Lima for two weeks to work on a climate deal that is supposed to be adopted next year in Paris.
The week in 35 photos – Gallery assistants position a painting -- "Rome, from Mount Aventine" by British artist Joseph Mallord William Turner -- at Sotheby's auction house in London on Friday, November 28. The painting sold for $47.5 million.