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Syrian rebels celebrate atop the remains of a government fighter jet that was shot down on the border between the provinces of Idlib and Aleppo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCISCO LEONG / AFP/Getty Images

A Syrian soldier, right, and residents examine damage from two car bombs that exploded in an alley in the Jaramana neighborhood of Damascus.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: HOPD / Associated Press

Protesters clash with security forces near Tahrir Square. The country's highest court has decided to suspend its work to protest decrees by the president putting his office above judicial oversight, according to state television.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Khalil Hamra / Associated Press

Police in riot gear keep an eye on Goma residents including children who gathered for a demonstration supported by the rebels holding Congo's main eastern city.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jerome Delay / Associated Press

A man walks in the water as residents of North Wales begin to deal with the aftermath of flash floods this week.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeff J Mitchell / Getty Images

Skaters take to an ice rink at the annual Christmas market in Berlin's Alexanderplatz. Christmas markets, with their stalls selling mulled wine, Christmas tree decorations and other delights, are an integral part of German Christmas tradition, and many of them are opening across Germany this week.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sean Gallup / Getty Images

Municipal workers decorate a huge Christmas tree in Red Square. Part of St. Basil Cathedral can be seen on the right.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Misha Japaridze / Associated Press

Indian performers ride in cars inside a makeshift wooden cylindrical "Wall of Death" during an annual farmers fair.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP / Getty Images

Exiled Tibetans shout slogans during a rally to call for international intervention in their homeland and to express solidarity with Tibetans who have set themselves on fire in acts of protest against Chinese control of Tibet.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Altaf Qadri / Associated Press

Mount Lokon spews volcanic ash as it erupts in Tomohon. Some of the ash rose almost 10,000 feet.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: EPA

A Thai woman prays before casting her small float into the Chao Phraya River near Wat Arun, the temple of Dawn, for the annual Loy Krathong festival of lights, which dates back more than 700 years.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BARBARA WALTON / EPA

A man displaced by sectarian violence takes a bucket shower after sunset at a refugee camp. An estimated 111,000 people, mostly of Myanmar's Rohingya ethnic group, have been displaced by violence since June.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Paula Bronstein / Getty Images AsiaPac

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Pictures in the News | November 28, 2012

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Pictures in the News | November 28, 2012

Wednesday’s Pictures in the News begins in Syria, where rebel fighters celebrate atop the remains of a Syrian government fighter jet that was shot down at Daret Ezza, on the border between the provinces of Idlib and Aleppo. Meanwhile in a suburb of Damascus, residents gather at an alley that was destroyed by two car bombs. More Photos

In Egypt, protesters clash with security forces near Tahrir Square in Cairo. Egyptian state television says the country’s highest court has decided to suspend its work to protest the president’s decrees placing his office above judicial oversight.

Visitors skate on an ice rink at the annual Christmas market at Alexanderplatz in Berlin. Christmas markets are an integral part of German Christmas tradition, with many of them opening this week. Keeping with the holiday theme, in Russia, municipal workers decorate a huge Christmas tree in Red Square near St. Basil Cathedral.

In India, performers ride in cars inside a makeshift wooden cylindrical “Wall of Death” structure during the annual farmers fair at Shama Chak Jhiri, and exiled Tibetans shout slogans during a protest rally in New Delhi to appeal for international intervention in their homeland. In Myanmar, a man displaced by ethnic violence takes a bucket shower at a refugee camp after sunset.

Add stops in Indonesia, Thailand and the Democratic Republic of Congo to round out the report.

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