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November 4, 2013

Thousands of protesters chanting “Death to America” gather at the former US embassy in Tehran on November 4, 2013, to mark the 34th anniversary of the start of the Iran hostage crisis. American flags were stomped on and burned by participants, who take to the streets each year on November 4, on what is called a “day of national confrontation against world imperialism.” Abedin Tahrkenareh / EPA
Thousands of protesters chanting “Death to America” gather at the former US embassy in Tehran on November 4, 2013, to mark the 34th anniversary of the start of the Iran hostage crisis.  American flags were stomped on and burned by participants, who take to the streets each year on November 4, on what is called a “day of national confrontation against world imperialism.” Abedin Tahrkenareh / EPA
Pakistani children pick through a burning field that was used by fruit and vegetable sellers to store their wooden boxes, on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan on November, 4, 2013. According to the crowds at the site, the Capital Development Authority burned the field because it was used by the sellers to store their wooden boxes illegally. Muhammed Muheisen / AP Photo
Pakistani children pick through a burning field that was used by fruit and vegetable sellers to store their wooden boxes, on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan on November, 4, 2013. According to the crowds at the site, the Capital Development Authority burned the field because it was used by the sellers to store their wooden boxes illegally.  Muhammed Muheisen / AP Photo
A protestor wears a golden mask and Romanian flag during a demonstration in Bucharest against the Rosia Montana Gold Corporation (RMGC), a Canadian gold mine project using cyanide,in Bucharest on November 3, 2013. People around Romania took to the streets again to protest plans by a Canadian company to open Europe’s largest goldmine in a Transylvanian village. Canadian company Gabriel Resources hopes to extract 300 tons of gold using thousands of tons of cyanide in Rosia Montana, a picturesque village in the Carpathian mountains. The government recently adopted a bill clearing the way for the open cast mine. Daniel Mihailescu / AFP photo
A protestor wears a golden mask and Romanian flag during a demonstration in Bucharest against the Rosia Montana Gold Corporation (RMGC), a Canadian gold mine project using cyanide,in Bucharest on November 3, 2013. People around Romania took to the streets again to protest plans by a Canadian company to open Europe’s largest goldmine in a Transylvanian village. Canadian company Gabriel Resources hopes to extract 300 tons of gold using thousands of tons of cyanide in Rosia Montana, a picturesque village in the Carpathian mountains. The government recently adopted a bill clearing the way for the open cast mine.  Daniel Mihailescu  / AFP photo
Waves batter the coast of the English Channel port of Boulogne-sur-mer, France, on November 3, 2013. Philippe Hugen / AFP photo
Waves batter the coast of the English Channel port of Boulogne-sur-mer, France, on November 3, 2013. Philippe Hugen  / AFP photo
Everton’s Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku, right, tangles with Tottenham Hotspur’s Belgian midfielder Mousa Dembele during an English Premier League football match at Goodison Park in Liverpool, England, on November 3, 2013. The game ended 0-0. Paul Ellis / AFP photo
Everton’s Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku, right, tangles with Tottenham Hotspur’s Belgian midfielder Mousa Dembele during an English Premier League football match at Goodison Park in Liverpool, England, on November 3, 2013. The game ended 0-0. Paul Ellis / AFP photo
A Bangladesh police officer throws water at a bus set alight during a protest ahead of a three-day strike n the capital Dhaka on November 3, 2013. The chief opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party called for the strike ahead of the January 2014 parliamentary elections. AFP photo
A Bangladesh police officer throws water at a bus set alight during a protest ahead of a three-day strike n the capital Dhaka on November 3, 2013.  The chief opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party called for the strike ahead of the January 2014 parliamentary elections. AFP photo
A supporter of Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi makes the Rabaa sign, a symbol of the Rabaah al-Adawiya mosque, where Morsi supporters held a sit-in for weeks that was violently dispersed in August. The supporters gathered November 4, 2013, outside a police academy compound in Cairo, where Morsi was brought to stand trial on charges of incitement of violence and murder. It was his first public appearance since his ouster in a July 3 coup. If convicted, Egypt’s first freely elected president could face the death penalty. Manu Brabo / AP Photo
A supporter of Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi makes the Rabaa sign, a symbol of the Rabaah al-Adawiya mosque, where Morsi supporters held a sit-in for weeks that was violently dispersed in August. The supporters gathered November 4, 2013, outside a police academy compound in Cairo, where Morsi was brought to stand trial on charges of incitement of violence and murder. It was his first public appearance since his ouster in a July 3 coup. If convicted, Egypt’s first freely elected president could face the death penalty. Manu Brabo / AP Photo
Students from St Andrews University are covered in foam as they take part in the traditional ‘Raisin Weekend’ in the historic St Salvator’s Quad, in St Andrews, Scotland, on November 4, 2013. Russell Cheyne / Reuters
Students from St Andrews University are covered in foam as they take part in the traditional ‘Raisin Weekend’ in the historic St Salvator’s Quad, in St Andrews, Scotland, on November 4, 2013. Russell Cheyne / Reuters

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