World in Pictures: 24 November 2011

By Tom Phillips REUTERS/Andrea Comas
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Cats

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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Tahrir

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