In Pictures

Week in pictures: 21-27 November 2015

Our selection of some of the best news photographs taken around the world this week.

Image copyright Carlos Barria / Reuters
Image caption US President Barack Obama pardons the National Thanksgiving Turkey in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The turkey will be spared from someone's Thanksgiving dinner and will instead go to a Virginia farm. "Time flies, even if turkeys don't," Mr Obama joked.
Image copyright Santi Palacios / AP
Image caption A volunteer held up a baby as migrants and refugees disembarked from a dinghy after their arrival on the Greek island of Lesbos. About 5,000 migrants are reaching Europe each day over the so-called Balkan migrant route.
Image copyright Anne-Christine Poujoulat / AFP
Image caption France launched its first missions against Islamic State (IS) militants from its Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier having stepped up its bombing following the attacks on Paris, in which 130 people were killed.
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Image caption Brussels was placed on its highest level of terror alert over fears of a Paris-style attack by the militant Islamic State group.
Image copyright Goran Tomasevic / Reuters
Image caption Two boys and their father head to a mass led by Pope Francis in Kenya's capital Nairobi. On his first official visit to Africa, the Pope urged Kenyans to work for peace and reconciliation.
Image copyright Natacha Pisarenko / AP
Image caption Supporters of Conservative Mauricio Macri make their way through a street in Buenos Aires after he was confirmed as the winner in Argentina's presidential election. Mr Macri's victory is the first in more than a decade for Argentina's centre-right opposition and ends the 12-year rule of the Peronist Party.
Image copyright Andy Rain / EPA
Image caption The world number one Serbia's Novak Djokovic lifted the ATP World Tour trophy having beaten Roger Federer 6-3 6-4 in 80 minutes at London's O2 Arena. He ends the year with 11 titles including three Grand Slams, taking his total to 10 majors.
Image copyright Narong Sangnak / EPA
Image caption Window cleaners working on a building in a business district in Bangkok, Thailand, seemingly observed by a woman on a digital advertisement screen.
Image copyright Jaipal Singh / EPA
Image caption Stuntmen on Maut ka Kuan, the Wall of Death, during the annual Farmers Fair at Shama Chak Jhiri in Indian-administered Kashmir.
Image copyright Ali Lutfi / EPA
Image caption Coloured fabrics are laid out to dry on a riverbank in Sukoharjo, Central Java, Indonesia.

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