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On Tuesday, High school students burned a barricade in front of the Francois Mauriac high school during a demonstration against French government Education reforms on in Bordeaux, southwestern France.
The same day, it was also fiery but in a different context. These firemen extinguished a burning Christmas tree in a fake living room installed in a container to demonstrate the dangers during the time of Advent in Ahrensburg, northern Germany.
Two days earlier, on Sunday, the Popocatepetl Volcano spewed ash and smoke as seen from Mexico City. The volcano, located about 55 km from Mexico City, has recorded numerous low-intensity exhalations in the past few days.
The following day, On Monday, the yellow Labrador retriever Sully, the late former US president’s faithful service dog, walked on the tarmac after the flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush was carried by a joint services military honour guard to a hearse at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland.
The same day, the faithful canine lay quietlty in front of Bush’s casket in Houston, Texas. Two days after Bush’s death at age 94, family spokesman Jim McGrath posted this touching photograph with the accompanying phrase “Mission Complete” and the hashtag #Remembering41.
On Monday, Stephen G. Leighton Jr. saluted as he paid his respects to former US President George H. W. Bush as he lay in state in the US Capitol’s rotunda in Washington, DC. Bush, who died on November 30, will return to Houston for his funeral on Thursday.
US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump also paid their respects.
On Sunday, this girl cried as a group of Central American migrants surrendered to US Border Patrol agents after jumping over the metal barrier separating Playas de Tijuana in Mexico from the United States, as seen from Playas de Tijuana. – Thousands of Central American migrants, mostly Hondurans, have trekked for over a month in the hopes of reaching the United States.
The girl had just been helped to climb the metal barrier separating Mexico and the United States.
Also on Monday, this woman who has been traveling in a caravan of Central American migrants hoping to get to the United States, climbed the metal barrier separating Mexico and the US.
That very day, nearly 150 Central American migrants seeking political asylum in the United States were detained by the Border Patrol, after entering the US through the Rio Grande, along the border with Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua state, Mexico.
In a different part of the world, this young girl stood in front of fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) as they attended the funeral a fellow fighter killed in the town of Hajin during battles against the Islamic State (IS) group, in the Kurdish-controlled city of Qamishly in northeastern Syria.
On Tuesday, this young Afghan vendor sifted charcoal at his stall in Herat city.
Across to another part of the globe, these Indian labourers constructed a temporary road on the banks of the Sangam for the upcoming Kumbh Mela festival, in Allahabad. The Kumbh Mela in the town of Allahabad will see millions of Hindu devotees gather from January 15 to March 4, 2019 to take a ritual bath in the holy waters, believed to cleanse sins and bestow blessings.
On Tuesday, members of Iraq’s Rapid Response military unit took part in a “counter-terrorism” training at a military base inside Baghdad International Airport. The exercises are being held over a period of four months in co-operation with the Italian forces in Iraq.