World in Pictures: 24 November 2011

By Tom Phillips REUTERS/Andrea Comas
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What? Salma Hayek and Antonio Banderas pose with two huge cats as they promote their film "Puss in Boots" in Spain.

Where? Madrid, Spain

Want more? Puss In Boots film | Salma Hayek

REUTERS/Jason Reed
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Pardoning the turkey

What? President Barack Obama "pardons" a turkey named Liberty - a tradition for the US holiday of Thanksgiving since 1989.

Where? Washington D.C., USA

Want more? Thanksgiving | Turkey pardoning

REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili
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Reagan unveiled

What? A statue of Ronald Reagan, the 40th president of the USA, is unveiled in the Georgian capital Tbilisi.

Where? Tbilisi, Georgia

Want more? Ronald Reagan | Ronald Reagan statue Tbilisi

REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta
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Monkey business

What? A veterinarian places a monkey on the table before performing an operation to sterilise it at a monkey rescue centre in India - the state government is offering a reward of 500 Indian Rupees for every monkey caught by a member of the public in an effort to control their numbers.

Where? Himachal Pradesh state, India

Want more? Monkeys of India | Himachal monkeys

REUTERS/Soo Hoo Zheyang
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On your bike

What? A Chinese bicycle repairer strokes his dog inside a storage box on his tricycle, as he waits for his customer.

Where? Beijing, China

Want more? Pictures of dogs | Bicycle repairs

REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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What? A riot policeman fires a shotgun at protesters during clashes at a side street near Tahrir Square in Cairo.

Where? Cairo, Egypt

Want more? Egypt protests news | 2011 Egyptian Revolution

REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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Yemen celebrates

What? Anti-government protesters react as they celebrate the news that Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh has signed a deal to leave power, following 10 months of anti-government protests.

Where? Sanaa, Yemen

Want more? 2011 Yemen protests | Ali Abdullah Saleh

REUTERS/Andrija Ilic
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Sea of blood

What? Inhabitants of Faroe Islands catch and slaughter pilot whales during the traditional 'Grindadrap' (whale hunting) near the capital Torshavn.

Where? Torshavn, Faroe Islands

Want more? Grindadrap | Faroe Islands culture

REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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Riding the wave

What? British surfer Andrew Cotton rides a wave during a tow-in surfing competition in Portugal.

Where? Nazare, Portugal

Want more? Tow-in surfing | Surfing competitions

REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom
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Riding the flood

What? A flood-affected resident uses a mattress to travel through a flooded street in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok.

Where? Bangkok, Thailand

Want more? 2011 Thailand floods | Inflatable mattresses