. A refugee keeps warm by an open fire at a makeshift camp close to a registration center on the Greek island of Lesbos on Nov. 18, 2015. The United Nations refugee agency has urgently appealed to the Greek authorities to create additional accommodations since there are only 2,800 reception places for the 12,000 refugees and migrants on the island.
. Police forces operate in Saint-Denis, a northern suburb of Paris.
. A woman carries a child as they visit Namtso Lake in Tibet. Located a four-hour drive from Lhasa, the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region in China, at an altitude of more than 15,000 feet above sea level, Namtso Lake is not only the highest saltwater lake in the world but also considered sacred, attracting throngs of devotees and pilgrims.
. A worker poses next to coal blocks to be crushed and sold as a fuel source in Kabul. Afghanistan is experiencing an early winter with temperatures falling well below freezing in many parts of the country.
. Greek riot police officers scuffle with a protester during a demonstration by farmers outside the Greek parliament in Athens. Thousands of farmers protesting planned tax and pension reforms demanded by the country's bailout creditors clashed with police, who used tear gas to disperse them.
. People gather around a flooded residential area after days of heavy rain in Chennai, southern India.
. Waves and high winds hit the sea wall and lighthouse at Newhaven in south England.
. Owls sit in a nest in a tree hollow in Patan, Nepal.
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