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The Week in Pictures: Nov. 7 - 14
Window in white, typhoon tragedy, veterans remembered, Saturn's glory, braids on parade and more compelling images.
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Terror of a typhoon
Survivors stand among debris and ruins of houses destroyed after Super Typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban city in central Philippines November 10, 2013. Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded killed at least 10,000 people in the central Philippines province of Leyte, a senior police official said on Sunday, with coastal towns and the regional capital devastated by huge waves. Super typhoon Haiyan destroyed about 70 to 80 percent of the area in its path as it tore through the province on Friday, said chief superintendent Elmer Soria, a regional police director. REUTERS/Erik De Castro (PHILIPPINES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)— Erik De Castro / X00079
Two lives saved
A relative holds newly born baby Beatriz as her mother recuperates at a makeshift birthing clinic in Tacloban city in central Philippines November 11, 2013. Dazed survivors of super Typhoon Haiyan that swept through the central Philippines killing an estimated 10,000 people begged for help and scavenged for food, water and medicine on Monday, threatening to overwhelm military and rescue resources. REUTERS/Erik De Castro (PHILIPPINES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT HEALTH)— Erik De Castro / X00079
Remains of a tragedy
The dead body of a typhoon victim (C) is left on the pavement of a street in Tacloban, on the eastern island of Leyte on November 13, 2013, days after Super Typhoon Haiyan swept over the Philippines. Five days after Haiyan ripped apart entire coastal communities, the situation in Leyte's provincial capital Tacloban was becoming ever more dire with essential supplies low and increasingly desperate survivors clamouring to leave. TOPSHOTS AFP PHOTO/Philippe LopezPHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images— Philippe Lopez / AFP
Birds on the wing
Seagulls fly over the Bosphorus near a ferry passing from the Anatolian to the European side of Istanbul on November 7, 2013. TOPSHOTS/AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILICBULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images— Bulent Kilic / AFP
Turkish Shi'ite girls watch a re-enactment of the battle of Kerbala on a huge screen during an Ashura procession in Istanbul November 13, 2013. During Ashura, Shi'ite Muslims commemorate the slaying of Prophet Muhammad's grandson Hussein in Kerbala in 680 AD. REUTERS/Murad Sezer (TURKEY - Tags: RELIGION ANNIVERSARY CIVIL UNREST TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)— Murad Sezer / X90138
Can't we share?
epa03948271 Young grey wolves (Canis lupus) are seen in their new enclosure in the Akcent Mini Zoo in Bialystok, Poland, 13 November 2013. Three young wolves, two females and one male, came here from a wolfs park in Germany to join the local wolf Silvana. EPA/ARTUR RESZKO POLAND OUT— Artur Reszko / PAP
ARLINGTON, VA - NOVEMBER 11: Sarah Stancyzk lays covered up at the gravesite of her husband Pfc. David Metzger who was killed in Afghanistan in 2009, at Section 60 in Arlington Cemetery, November 11, 2013 in Arlington, Virginia. For Veterans Day, President Obama laid a wreath at the Tomb Of Unknowns to pay tribute to military veterans past and present who have served and sacrificed their lives for their country. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)— Mark Wilson / Getty Images North America
Canadian sailor Mylene Paquette celebrates as she arrives at the Lorient harbour, western France, on November 12, 2013. Mylene Paquette, a 35-year-old from Quebec, is the first North American to have crossed the Atlantic Ocean, a 2,700 nautical mile (4,300-km) long journey, on a rowboat in 129 days between Halifax and Lorient. Ten people have so far crossed the Atlantic from west to east on a rowboat, including two French female sailors. AFP PHOTO / JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARDJEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD/AFP/Getty Images— Jean-sebastien Evrard / AFP
A natural-color image of Saturn from space, the first in which Saturn, its moons and rings, and Earth, Venus and Mars, all are visible, is seen in this NASA handout taken from the Cassini spacecraft July 19, 2013 and released November 12, 2013. The image captures 404,880 miles (651,591 kilometers) across Saturn and its inner ring system, including all of Saturn's rings out to the E ring, which is Saturn's second outermost ring. Cassini's imaging team processed 141 wide-angle images to create the panorama. REUTERS/NASA/JPL-Caltech/SSI/Handout via Reuters (OUTER SPACE - Tags: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS— X00653
Education amid the ashes
School children walk on a road between fields covered with volcanic ash from the eruption of Mount Sinabung in Kebayaken, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013. The rumbling volcano has forced more than 1,000 people living on its slopes to relocate to temporary shelters amid fears of major eruptions. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)— Binsar Bakkara / AP
Braid on parade
Serbian army soldiers take part in a ceremony marking Armistice Day at the French military cemetery in Belgrade, Serbia, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. Nov. 11 marks the signing of the truce that ended the fighting in World War I and for remembering the soldiers killed in the war. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)— Darko Vojinovic / AP