In Pictures

Pope Francis addresses the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, November 25, 2014 during his four-hour blitz visit to the official seat of the European Parliament.

A giant purple ribbon is placed outside the wall of Avila on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, in Avila, Spain, 25 November 2014.

Miss World 2013, Megan Young (Front-C) poses with Miss World 2014 contestants during a photocall at the Marriott Hotel in London, Britain, 25 November 2014. Miss World 2014 takes place in London on 14 December.

Balinese dancers perform as they take part in a cultural parade in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, 25 November 2014. The cultural parade is held to promote tourism in Bali.

Formula One Champion Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes poses for photographs with his car at Media City, Manchester, Britain, 25 November 2014. Hamilton claimed his second Formula One championship title on 23 November 2014 when he won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Inhabitants of Cha das Caldeiras carry their belongings as they leave the area due to the activity of the volcano which began erupting in the island of Fogo, Cape Verde. The volcano erupted at dawn and made it necessary to activate evacuation plans at var

Santa Claus waves to the crowd from his flying sleigh drawn by reindeer over the Geneva Lake and in front of the Swiss and French alps as the sunset on the first day of the 20th edition of the Christmas Market in Montreux, Switzerland.


Will Turkey eventually take a more active role in US-led efforts against Islamic State?

» Ankara will prever to be an impassive observer - 50.8 %

» Turkey will do anything if the US agrees to carry out an operation against Bashar Assad - 22.2 %

» Turkey will enter the coalition by deploying equipment and military personnel - 11.1 %

» Can't say - 11.1 %

» Turkey will put its boots on the ground - 4.8 %

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Court Ruling Sparks Riots in Ferguson

1 of 9 | November 25, 2014, Tuesday // 17:29 EPA/BGNES

Protesters and California Highway Patrol officers face off on Highway 580 during a protest against the St. Louis County grand jury decision not to bring criminal charges against Darren Wilson, 24 November 2014.

Violent protests erupted in Ferguson, Missouri, US on 24 November after demonstrators learned there would be no criminal indictment of police officer Darren Wilson for the August shooting death of unarmed teen Michael Brown.

Demonstrators taunted police, shattered windows and set fire to two St. Louis County police cars, looted and set ablaze businesses. Scattered, intermittent gunfire was also reported. Scores ...

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