Pictures Of The Week: Nov. 27 -Dec. 3 (PHOTOS) 12/05/2011 10:39 am ET Pictures of the Week Pictures of the Week Share 1 of 23 The Tungurahua Volcano is seen from the town of Juive Grande, Ecuador, on Nov. 28, 2011. Authorities in Ecuador upgraded a possible eruption warning from yellow to orange, as the activity of the volcano raised suddenly. (Rodrigo Buendia, AFP / Getty Images) Share this slide: The Tungurahua Volcano is seen from the town of Juive Grande, Ecuador, on Nov. 28, 2011. Authorities in Ecuador upgraded a possible eruption warning from yellow to orange, as the activity of the volcano raised suddenly. (Rodrigo Buendia, AFP / Getty Images) image Herman Cain announces that he is suspending his campaign as a Republican presidential candidate as his wife Gloria Cain looks on during the scheduled opening of a local campaign headquarters on Dec. 3, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia. Cain had taken time to reassess the condition of his campaign "because of all this media firestorm stuff," adding, "my wife and family comes first." (Scott Olson, Getty Images) image A large number of protesters storm a security gate as they break in to the British Embassy during an anti-British demonstration in the Iranian capital on November 29, 2011 in Tehran, Iran. Relations between the two countries have soured further over recent weeks, with the UK Treasury imposing sanctions on Iranian banks, accusing them of supporting the country's nuclear programme. The Iranian authorities insist that its nuclear plans are for peaceful purposes only and parliament has voted to downgrade diplomatic relations with the UK. (Photo by FarsNews/Getty Images) image US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (C-L) meets with Thura Shwe Mann, Speaker of the Lower House of Myanmar Parliament, at the Parliamentary Compound in Naypyidaw Myanmar on Dec.1, 2011. Clinton is traveling to the country in the first visit by a US Secretary of State in more than 50 years. (Saul Loeb, AFP/Getty Images) image A demonstrator looks on during a protest against violence in Mexico City, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011. Demonstrators wore skull masks or painted their faces as skulls to symbolize the victims of violence in Mexico. Over 50,000 people have died since Mexican President Felipe Calderon launched his offensive against organized crime in 2006. (Marco Ugarte, AP) image Cambodians work late into the night recycling garbage as fires burn at the local garbage dump Nov. 30, 2011 in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Many children work part time in the dump to help support their families while attending school during the day. While Siem Reap's ancient temples boost massive tourism attracting millions of visitors still 28.3% of Cambodians live on less than $1.25 per day according to a 2011 UNDP Human Development Report. An estimated 36 per cent of Cambodia's 14.2 million people live below the poverty line and about 85 per cent of these live in rural areas. (Paula Bronstein, Getty Images) image An Egyptian woman holds up her inked pinky finger that shows she has voted at a polling station in the town of Ibshawai, near Fayoum, 100 km (62 miles) southwest of Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011. Polls opened Tuesday for a second day of voting in Egypt's landmark parliamentary elections, the first since Hosni Mubarak's ouster in a popular uprising earlier this year. (Tara Todras-Whitehill, AP) image Kosovo Serbs clash with German army soldiers serving under the auspices of the NATO peacekeeping mission in Kosovo, as the NATO troops work to remove a roadblock near the village of Jagnjenica, Kosovo, Monday, Nov. 28, 2011. Two NATO soldiers were shot and wounded during clashes with Serbs on Monday after the peacekeepers fired rubber bullets and water canons and used heavy machinery to remove trucks and buses that were being used to block a main road in Kosovo's ethnically tense north. Kosovo's authorities decided to extend their authority into the areas under de-facto Serb rule, and NATO troops are trying to remove roadblocks after months of tension.(Zveki, AP) image An elderly Ossetian woman stands in front of the house destroyed during a Georgian assault in Tskhinvali, the regional capital of Georgia's breakaway province of South Ossetia, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011. For the first time since Georgia and Russia fought a brief war over the control of the territory in 2008 Georgia's breakaway republic of South Ossetia is electing a new president in the second round of elections. (Musa Sadulayev, AP) image People wave Vatican flags during a general audience with Pope Benedict XVI in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011. (Pier Paolo Cito, AP) image A member of Socialist Students Union reacts as others cover their faces from tear gas fired by police during a protest in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011. Police used tear gas and water canons to disperse a protest held by Socialist Students Union, a wing of Sri Lanka's Marxist political party People's Liberation Front, against the government's budget proposals. (Eranga Jayawardena, AP) image A survivor of the Bhopal gas tragedy, the world's worst industrial disaster in India, dances on burning effigies of London Olympic organizing committee chairman Sebastian Coe and Indian Olympic Association's Vijay K. Malhotra to protest a sponsorship deal with Dow Chemicals for the 2012 Olympics, in Bhopal, India, Friday, Dec. 2, 2011. Friday's protests come on the eve of the 27th anniversary of a lethal gas leak from a Union Carbide pesticide plant in Bhopal where an estimated 15,000 people died and tens of thousands were maimed in 1984. Dow bought Union Carbide in 2001 but denies responsibility for Carbide's Bhopal liabilities. (Rafiq Maqbool, AP) image Robotics student Gildo Andreoni interacts with a Dexmart robotic hand built at the University of Bologna in the Robotville exhibition at the Science Museum on Nov. 29, 2011 in London, England. The Science Museum's Robotville exhibition showcases 20 unique and cutting-edge robots from European research laboratories, it is free to enter and runs from Dec. 1-4, 2011. (Oli Scarff, Getty Images) image Fireworks burst behind the Sydney Opera House that is bathed in red light with a figure of two hands in Sydney, Australia, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011, as part of a global campaign to create an AIDS-free generation by 2015. Over 50 landmarks and iconic monuments around the world will turn red on Dec. 1, in support of the campaign. (Rick Rycroft, AP) image Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, left, is greeted by a Thai Buddhist leader as he attends an all faith prayer meeting at the Gandhi Memorial in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011. The Dalai Lama is in the Indian capital attending the final session of the Global Buddhist Congregation. (Kevin Frayer, AP) image A Buddhist monk looks at the night scene of the landmark Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, Tuesday, Nov, 29, 2011. (Vincent Thian, AP) image A village woman arranges cow dung deposits to be sun dried in Allahabad, India, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011. Cow dung cakes are a major source of domestic fuel for rural households and an environment friendly alternative to firewood. (Rajesh Kumar Singh, AP) image A presenter explains about Toyota Fun-Vii in Tokyo Monday, Nov. 28, 2011. Toyota Motor Corp. unveiled the futuristic concept car resembling a giant smartphone to demonstrate how Japan's top automaker is trying to take the lead in technology at the upcoming Tokyo auto show, which opens to the public this weekend. (Koji Sasahara, AP) image A volunteer lines up 25-Centavo coins in the puddle of water in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record currently being held by the United States at the Rizal Park in Manila, Philippines Wednesday Nov. 30, 2011. More than three million pieces are lined up for hours Wednesday to a stretch of 70 kilometers to break the 64.8 kilometers set by the United States. Proceeds of the campaign will help build classrooms in the country, according to the Central Bank, one of the organizers. (Bullit Marquez, AP) image Green Santa, Michael Pritchard, wearing a crown of mistletoe and holly, walks among this year's crop of mistletoe at the annual Tenbury Wells Mistletoe Auction, on Nov. 29, 2011, Tenbury Wells, England. Ancient druids believed mistletoe had magical properties because of the way it grows, never touching the ground and without taking nourishment from the earth. Tenbury Wells has been the traditional mistletoe capital for over 150 years. Druids blessed this year's crop before buyers put their bids in for the festive plant. The tradition of kissing under the mistletoe at Christmas comes from the belief that mistletoe aids fertility. (Christopher Furlong, Getty Images) image The Christ the Redeemer statue, top right, is lit in red light to commemorate the World AIDS Day in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011. Rio de Janeiro's city government illuminated several urban monuments in red as part of its actions to commemorate the World AIDS Day. (Victor R. Caivano, AP) image A worker dressed as Santa Claus greets spectators during an aquarium show in Bangkok, Thailand Friday, Dec. 2, 2011. (Apichart Weerawong, AP) image Santa Claus Run Charity runners dressed as Santa Claus warm up before taking part in the Disability Snowport UK fun run in Battersea Park on Dec. 3, 2011 in London, England. 1600 runners took part in the 6 kilometer run to raise funds for the charity which helps disabled people take part in snow sports. (Peter Macdiarmid, Getty Images) image To see more great photography visit HuffPost Exposure. FOLLOW HUFFPOST facebook twitter Suggest a correction GET THE NEWSLETTER Enter your email address to get top stories and blog posts emailed to you each day. YOU MAY LIKE CONVERSATIONS FOLLOW HUFFPOST HuffPost HuffPost HuffingtonPost Available on the App Store Android App on Google Play Get it at Blackberry App World HUFFPOST NEWSLETTERS Enter your email address to get top stories and blog posts emailed to you each day. Get top stories and blog posts emailed to me each day. Newsletters may offer personalized content or advertisements. Learn More.