Monday November 13, Our World in Pictures
PHILIPPINES — Citizens Protest Trump’s Visit: A protester pushes a police as they are dispersed while trying to get near the U.S. Embassy in Manila to protest against the visit of U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday. Trump offered to mediate disputes in the South China Sea and his Chinese counterpart played down concerns over Beijing’s military buildup and the prospects of war in the contested waters.
PAKISTAN — Smog Descends: Children ride swings in a playground surrounded by smog in Lahore on Saturday. Smog has enveloped much of the country, causing highway accidents and respiratory problems, and has forced many residents to stay home, officials said.
INDONESIA — Rescuers Save Beached Whales: Rescuers attempt to push stranded whales back into the ocean at Ujong Kareng beach in Aceh province on Monday. An official said 10 whales were stranded at the beach and attracted hundreds of onlookers who posed for pictures with them.
BANGLADESH — Refugees Swim to Safety: In this Nov. 4 photo, Rohingya Muslim Abdul Karim, 19, uses a yellow plastic oil container as a flotation device as he swims the Naf River while crossing the Myanmar-Bangladesh border in Shah Porir Dwip. Rohingya Muslims escaping the violence in their homeland of Myanmar are now so desperate that some are swimming to safety to neighboring Bangladesh, even if they have never been in the water before.
CALIFORNIA — Women Speak Out: Participants march against sexual assault and harassment at the #MeToo March in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on Sunday.
VIRGINIA — Celebrating Veterans Day: Veterans salute as the colors are presented before Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a Veterans Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery on Saturday.
TEXAS — Church Remembers Victims: A memorial for the victims of the shooting at Sutherland Springs First Baptist Church, which includes 26 white chairs each painted with a cross and rose, is displayed in the church Sunday in Sutherland Springs. A man opened fire inside the church in the small South Texas community last week, killing more than two dozen.
NETHERLANDS — Skaters Set World Record: Japan’s Nana Takagi, Ayana Sato and Miho Takagi, from left, compete to win and set a new world record during the women’s team pursuit race of the Speedskating World Cup at the Thialf ice rink in Heerenveen on Friday.
INDONESIA — Residents Hold Ritual: Villagers parade a huge cone of sticks during a ritual called “mekotek,” a traditional stick-fighting ceremony used to celebrate the triumph of good over evil in Bali on Saturday. The ritual is held every six months.
VIETNAM — Children Welcome Trump: Vietnamese children wave flags before a welcoming ceremony of U.S. President Donald Trump at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi on Sunday.
SPAIN – Rider Falls From Bike: Italian rider Mattia Pasini of the Italtrans Racing Team falls from his bike at the Moto2 race during the Valencia Motorcycle Grand Prix, the last race of the season, at the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Cheste near Valencia, Spain, Sunday.
PHILIPPINES – Protester Sprayed Down: A protester is hit by a water canon as they are dispersed by police while trying to get near the U.S. Embassy in Manila, Philippines on Sunday. The group is protesting against the visit of U.S. President Donald Trump, who is currently on a trip to Asia with the Philippines as his last stop for the ASEAN leaders’ summit and related summits between the regional grouping and its Dialogue Partners.
SPAIN – Protest in the Streets: Backdropped by the Sagrada Familia church, demonstrators march during a protest calling for the release of Catalan jailed politicians, in Barcelona, Spain, on Saturday. Eight members of the now-defunct Catalan government remain jailed in a related rebellion case. Former regional president Carles Puigdemont and four other ex-cabinet members fled to Belgium where they are fighting extradition.
VIETNAM – Trump in Vietnam: U.S. President Donald Trump attends a press conference at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi, Vietnam Sunday.
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