. An elderly refugee throws candy in the air shortly after she and other crossed the Aegean sea on a dinghy from the Turkish coast to the Greek island of Lesbos on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. Several European countries, including EU members Slovenia and Croatia and non-members Serbia and Macedonia, have declared they will only allow "war-zone refugees" from Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria to transit through their countries on their way to central and northern Europe.
. A traveler rests on the floor as American Airlines aircraft are lined up at the gates at Miami International Airport. Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel holidays of the year, both in the air and on the roads.
. President Barack Obama meets with French President Francois Hollande in the Oval Office of the White House. Hollande's visit to Washington is part of a diplomatic offensive to get the international community to bolster the campaign against ISIS militants.
. Armed Syrian Turkmen villagers ride a tractor near the northern Syrian village of Yamadi close to the border with Turkey. Turkey shot down a Russian warplane near the Syrian border on Tuesday, saying it had repeatedly violated its airspace, one of the most serious publicly acknowledged clashes between a NATO member country and Russia for half a century.
. The mother of 18-year-old Israeli soldier Ziv Mizrahi reacts during his funeral at a military cemetery in Jerusalem. Mizrahi was killed in a stabbing attack by a Palestinian at a West Bank gas station Monday.
. Volunteers assist refugees from a dinghy after they crossed from Turkey to the Greek island of Lesbos.
. A man is rescued as he arrives on the Greek island of Lesbos. More than 800,000 migrants, mostly fleeing war and persecution in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, have crossed the Mediterranean this year to reach Europe.
. Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with Jordanian King Abdullah II in the Bocharov Ruchei residence in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia. Earlier Tuesday, Turkey shot down a Russian warplane, claiming it had violated Turkish airspace and ignored repeated warnings. Russia denied that the plane crossed the Syrian border into Turkish skies.
. A Belgian soldier patrols a shopping street in central Brussels as police search the area during a continued high level of security following the recent deadly Paris attacks.
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