Today in Pictures: Nov. 17

Protesters in Greece commemorate a student uprising, wine flows in Japan and an artist in Malaysia mocks a government official.

Andreas Mikkelsen of Norway drives his Volkswagen Polo R WRC during the shakedown of Kennards Hire Rally Australia 2016 in Coffs Harbour, Australia, Nov. 17.


A hooded protester throws a petrol bomb to riot policemen during clashes, following a rally marking the 43rd anniversary of a 1973 student uprising against the military dictatorship that was ruling Greece, in Athens.

Public workers push against a police barrier and a water canon as they try to reach La Moneda presidential palace in Santiago, Chile. Workers are upset with their salary increase, 3.2 percent, approved yesterday by Congress. Workers want a 4 percent increase, after lowering their demand from 7 percent. Luis Hidalgo / AP

A man kisses a soldier from the Iraqi Special Forces 2nd division as they queue to have the ID checked as people fleeing the fighting arrive an area held by the Iraqi Special Forces 2nd division in the Samah neighborhood of Mosul. Iraqi forces have broken into jihadist-held Mosul and recaptured neighborhoods inside the city, but a month into their offensive, there are still weeks or more of potentially heavy fighting ahead.

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A man pours 2016 Beaujolais Nouveau wine on the hand of a woman in a colored hot water 'wine bath' at Hakone Kowakien Yunessun hot spring resort in Hakone, Kanagawa prefecture, west of Tokyo, Japan on the day of the Beaujolais Nouveau official release. Like Germany and the United States, Japan is a major market for the Beaujolais Nouveau.

Three Palestinian women sit on a beachfront as a wave comes rushing by in Gaza City. MOHAMMED ABED / AFP - Getty Images
A man with shrapnel wounds to his leg is helped off an Iraqi Special Forces 2nd division Humvee at an open air field clinic in the eastern Samah neighborhood of Mosul. ODD ANDERSEN / AFP - Getty Images

Activist and artist Fahmi Reza and his friend mount a caricature poster depicting Najib with a clown face ahead of the Bersih 5.0 Rally in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Fahmi Reza was charged on with violating multimedia laws by caricaturing Prime Minister Najib Razak with a clown face. Participants of the Bersih 5.0 rally will march to the Independent Square in Kuala Lumpur at November 19.


People protest the appointment of a white nationalist alt-right media mogul, former Breitbart News head Steve Bannon, who was named as chief strategist of the White House by President-elect Donald Trump near City Hall in Los Angeles, California.

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