Wednesday Nov. 26: Our World In Pictures
VENEZUELA — Macaws Thriving Amid Caracas High-Rises: In this Nov. 24 photo, macaws fly over the city in Caracas, Venezuela. Macaws are thriving amid the high-rises and traffic of Caracas, thanks to a group of amateur birders who feed them and watch out for their nests. Visitors to Venezuela’s capital soon grow accustomed to lifting their heads at dusk and dawn to see the stately birds glide by.
FERGUSON — Officers Take Protester into Custody: Police officers take a protester into custody on Tuesday in Ferguson, Mo. Missouri’s governor ordered hundreds more state militia into Ferguson on Tuesday, after a night of protests and rioting over a grand jury’s decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, a case that has inflamed racial tensions in the U.S.
NEW YORK — Turkeys Gather in Paddock Before Being Harvested for Thanksgiving: In this Nov. 16 photo, Broad Breasted Whites, a specific breed of turkey prized for their size and larger proportion of white meat, stand in their paddock at Violet Hill Farm before they are harvested for Thanksgiving in West Winfield, N.Y. The turkeys are less colorful than their wild cousins.
HONG KONG — Police Arrested Key Student Leaders at Hong Kong Protests: Protesters cry as the police officers try to stop them blocking the road in Mong Kok district of Hong Kong Wednesday. Police arrested key student leaders of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests on Wednesday as they cleared barricades in one volatile district, throwing into doubt the future of a 2-month-old movement seeking free elections in the former British colony.
KABUL — Afghan Labors Work at Charcoal Shop: Afghan labors work at a charcoal shop on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday. In the winter, prices of wood and charcoal rise among all other necessities for Afghans.
MEXICO — Young Couple Kisses Along Paseo de la Reforma: A young couple kisses on a bench along Paseo de la Reforma, one of Mexico City’s main boulevards on Tuesday.
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