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Indians protest demonetization, pro-government forces patrol damaged neighborhoods in Syria and more.

Supporters of presidential candidate Maryse Narcisse, from Fanmi Lavalas political party, chant victory slogans during a protest in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Nov. 28, 2016. Before election results have been announced, supporters of Narcisse assert their candidate has won, and that only electoral fraud would keep her from office. Dieu Nalio Chery / AP

Indian activists from the Trinamool Congress (TMC) political party listen as the Chief Minister of the eastern state of West Bengal and TMC leader Mamata Banerjee speaks during a rally as part of a nationwide protest against demonetization in Kolkata.

 

Tens of thousands of people turned out November 28 for nationwide protests against India's controversial ban on high-value banknotes, which opposition party organisers say has caused a "financial emergency". 

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A woman walks under trees decorated with Christmas lights at the Old Town Square in Prague, Czech Republic. MICHAL CIZEK / AFP - Getty Images

Fire fighters work to quell an oil fire set by Islamic State militants in Qayara, south of Mosul, Iraq.

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Iraqi Shiite fighters from the Hashed al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization) paramilitaries fire a rocket during an advance in a desert area near the village of Tall Abtah, southwest of Mosul, during a broad offensive by Iraq forces to retake Mosul from jihadists of the Islamic State group.

 

The paramilitaries have reached the outskirts of the town of Tal Afar, west of Mosul, and are moving eastward. They said they retook more than 12 villages over the past four days.

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An Iraqi Shiite fighter from the Hashed al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilisation) paramilitaries holds a stuffed panda bear as they deploy in a desert area near the village of Tall Abtah. AHMAD AL-RUBAYE / AFP - Getty Images

Syrian pro-government forces walk amidst heavy destruction in Aleppo's Bustan al-Basha neighborhood during their assault to retake the entire northern city from rebel fighters.

 

In a major breakthrough in the push to retake the whole city, regime forces captured six rebel-held districts of eastern Aleppo over the weekend, including Masaken Hanano, the biggest of those in eastern Aleppo. 

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Belarus' honor guards stand in front of newly acquired Russian-made Mi-8MTV-5 helicopters during a turnover ceremony at a military base outside Minsk. MAXIM MALINOVSKY / AFP - Getty Images
A displaced Iraqi man, who fled the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, holds his daughter for his mother to see through a fence at Khazer camp, Iraq. MOHAMMED SALEM / Reuters