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Thursday Nov. 19, Our World In Pictures

November 19, 2015 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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MANILA — Students and Police Clash: Police fire water cannons at student activists as they clash near the venue hosting the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit on Thursday. Asia-Pacific leaders called for increased international cooperation in the fight against terrorism as they held annual talks overshadowed by the Paris attacks.

WASHINGTON — Flooded Causes Serious Damage: A group of men paddle a canoe across a flooded roadway along the Snoqualmie River near the peak of the river’s height on Wednesday in Carnation. Cleanup crews took to the state’s streets after a powerful storm killed three people, cut power to more than 350,000 residents and flooded rivers. The winds on Tuesday exceeded 100 mph in some areas of the Inland Northwest, where fallen trees were blamed for the deaths.

PARIS — Country Tries to Heal: Flowers and candle tributes are placed at the Restaurant Le Carillon on Thursday. The Belgian jihadi suspected of masterminding last Friday’s deadly attacks died during a police raid on a suburban apartment building, the city prosecutor’s office announced Thursday, with the country still reeling from the attacks that killed 129 people and wounded hundreds of others.

HAITI — Men Protest Election: Men dressed as independence hero Jean Jacques Dessalines ride horses to protest against the results of Oct. 25 elections, on the anniversary of the Vertières battle in Port-au-Prince on Wednesday. The national holiday commemorates the battle that led to the country’s independence from France in 1804. Three political parties have joined to demand the cancellation of the Oct. 25 presidential election or removal of ruling party candidate Jovenel Moise, who is set to face Jude Celestin in a Dec. 27 presidential runoff election.


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