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Nov. 19, 2012. An Israeli soldier covered in a prayer shawl reads from a holy book in a staging area near the Gaza Strip border.Ariel Schalit—AP
image: Nov. 22, 2012. Members of the Palestinian al-Attar family, displaced during the eight-day conflict with Israel, return to their home in the al-Atatra area in the northern Gaza Strip.
image: Nov. 22, 2012. The Kung Fu Panda balloon floats in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.
Nov. 19, 2012. An Israeli soldier covered in a prayer shawl reads from a holy book in a staging area near the Gaza Strip border.
Ariel Schalit—AP
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Pictures of the Week: November 16 - 23

From a ceasefire in the bloody conflict between Israel and Hamas and President Obama's historic visit to Myanmar to a rebel takeover of Goma in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and a camel fair in India, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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