In Pictures

Week in pictures: 18-24 November 2017

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

Rohingya refugee Almor Yhan, 59, rests with relatives hours after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh Image copyright Susana Vera / Reuters
Image caption Rohingya refugee Almor Yhan rests with relatives hours after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border. Yhan told Reuters that she lost one son and two nephews when their village, Godam Para, was attacked by Myanmar military. More than 600,000 have fled to neighbouring Bangladesh since Rohingya attacks on police posts prompted a military crackdown in Rakhine state in late August.
Central Scotland MSP Richard Leonard, pictured alongside the Clyde, after he was announced as the new leader of the Scottish Labour party at an event at the Glasgow Science Centre, Glasgow Image copyright Jane Barlow/PA
Image caption Richard Leonard has been elected as the new leader of the Labour Party in Scotland after a bitter battle to succeed Kezia Dugdale, who resigned from the role in August.
Zimbabwe's former Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa addresses supporters in Harare, Zimbabwe Image copyright Mike Hutchings / Reuters
Image caption On the eve of being sworn in as the new president of Zimbabwe, Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa addressed supporters in Harare. His predecessor, Robert Mugabe, left office dramatically after 37 years of authoritarian rule.
Light installation Image copyright TOMS KALNINS / EPA
Image caption A light installation by Finnish artist Alexander Reichstein is seen at the Staro Riga Light Festival in Latvia.
People gather at the Broadway entrance of Macy's Herald Square store ahead of early opening for the Black Friday sales in Manhattan, New York, US Image copyright Andrew Kelly / Reuters
Image caption People gather outside Macy's department store in New York as they wait for the sales to begin on Black Friday, a worldwide shopping event where discounts are offered.
Lebanese prime minister Saad Hariri (L) greets his supporters upon his arrival at his home in Beirut Image copyright Stringer / AFP
Image caption Lebanese PM Saad Hariri arrived back in Beirut for the first time since announcing - and later "suspending" - his resignation in Saudi Arabia more than two weeks ago.
The Prince of Wales visits Bellevue Chopin Farm on Dominica during his tour of hurricane-ravaged Caribbean islands Image copyright Victoria Jones / PA
Image caption The Prince of Wales described the destruction caused by Caribbean hurricanes as "utterly heartbreaking". Here he visits Dominica as part of a three-day tour to see the damage caused by hurricanes Irma and Maria in September.
US President Donald Trump participates in the 70th National Thanksgiving turkey pardoning ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington Image copyright Carlos Barria / Reuters
Image caption The Thanksgiving turkey pardoning is an annual tradition at the White House and this year was Donald Trump's first. The tradition can be traced back to President Abraham Lincoln in 1863.
Galatea passing along the north Wales coast and steaming past Conwy Castle Image copyright Charlotte Graham / REX / Shutterstock
Image caption The LMS Jubilee Class locomotive Galatea is seen steaming past Conwy Castle in north Wales.
fans enjoy the pool deck on Day One of the First Test match between Australia and England at the Gabba in Brisbane Image copyright JONO SEARLE / EPA
Image caption Cricket fans enjoy the pool deck on the first day of the first Ashes Test match between Australia and England at the Gabba in Brisbane. England's players have a tough task ahead of them, having beaten Australia on their own turf only four times since 1954-55.

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