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Monday November 27, Our World in Pictures

November 27, 2017 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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INDIA — Authorities Evict Residents: An elephant is used to demolish a house during an eviction drive inside Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary on the outskirts of Gauhati on Monday. Indian police took the unusual step of using elephants in an attempt to evict hundreds of people living illegally in the protected forest area in the country’s remote northeast. Police used bulldozers and the elephants in a show of force, and the forest dwellers responded by hurling rocks.

CUBA — Citizens Vote: Backdropped with pictures of the late Fidel Castro and President Raul Castro, a schoolgirl and boy raise their hands to confirm a vote as a woman casts her ballot for municipal elections in Havana on Sunday. The elections were postponed by a month to Nov. 26 after Hurricane Irma devastated part of the island in September.

NEPAL — Government Hopes to Reach Rural Populations: A Nepalese man casts his vote during the legislative elections in Chautara on Sunday. People lined up to vote in the mountain villages and towns on the foothills of some of the highest mountains in the world to take part in the country’s first provincial polls, which promise to bring government closer to the rural and remote areas.

MYANMAR — Francis Visits South Asia: In this Monday photo, ethnic Kachin Catholic devotees gather along a road to see Pope Francis in Yangon ahead of his arrival. The pope began a six-day visit to Myanmar and Bangladesh on Monday.

EGYPT — City Holds Vigil for Victims: People take part during a candlelight vigil as they hold national flag for victims of a Friday mosque attack at the Journalists Syndicate in Cairo on Monday. Friday’s assault was the country’s deadliest attack by Islamic extremists in its modern history, a grim milestone in a long-running fight against an insurgency led by a local affiliate of the Islamic State group.

HONDURAS — Soldiers Stand Guard: Military personnel stand guard inside a school during the general elections in Tegucigalpa on Sunday. Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez tried to win a second term as well as bolstering the strength of his conservative National Party across the board.

NEVADA — Contestants Congratulate Miss Universe: Contestants embrace new Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, in crown, at the Miss Universe pageant on Sunday in Las Vegas.

BELARUS — Commemorating a Historic Battle: In this Sunday photo, men dressed as 1812-era Russian and French soldiers re-enact a staged battle near the village of Bryli to mark the 205th anniversary of the Battle of Berezina during which Napoleon’s army retreated from Russia. The retreat across the Berezina of the remnants of Napoleon’s Grand Army, which invaded Russia June 24, 1812, took place from Nov. 26 to Nov. 29, 1812.

HUNGARY – Christmas Market: A general view of the Christmas market, in Szent Istvan square in Budapest, Hungary, Friday. 

HONDURAS – Collecting Garbage to Sell: Men and boys joke around as they take a break from collecting plastic and cardboard to resell, at “El Crematorio” or The Crematory, the biggest dump on the outskirts of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Friday. General elections will be held nationwide on Sunday. 

NEPAL – Casting a Vote: A Nepalese man casts his vote during the legislative elections in Chautara, Sindupalchowk, 80 kilometers (50 miles) east of Kathmandu, Nepal, Sunday. People lined up to vote in the mountain villages and towns on the foothills of some of the highest mountains in world in Nepal’s first provincial polls that promises to bring government closer to the rural and remote areas. 

ARGENTINA – Search for Submarine Continues: A boy’s shadow is cast on a national flag attached to the fence enclosing the Mar de Plata Naval Base, Argentina, Friday. Argentina’s president said Friday an international search will continue for the ARA San Juan submarine carrying 44 crew members that has been lost in the South Atlantic for nine days and that the sub’s disappearance will be investigated. 


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