Anti-government protesters give roses, through razor wire, to the security personnel guarding the Defense Ministry as protesters gather outside it in Bangkok November 28, 2013. Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra breezed through a no-confidence vote in parliament on Thursday as confusion emerged over the goals of an anti-government protest movement massing at government offices.
Monarch butterflies fly at the El Rosario butterfly sanctuary on a mountain in the Mexican state of Michoacan November 27, 2013. Monarch butterflies have started arriving at a butterfly sanctuary in the central Mexican state of Michoacan - an annual spectacle that draws tourists, scientists and locals alike, but not in the arrival numbers expected.
A little girl waves to Scuba Claus at the Vancouver Aquarium November 28, 2013.
(John Lehmann/The Globe and Mail)
Leonid Chernobayev (L) of Belarus competes against India's Tripathi Shaliesh during their light heavyweight World Championship chessboxing match in Moscow November 28, 2013. Chessboxing alternates between a round of chess and a round of boxing in three minute intervals.
The Spiderman balloon floats down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York November 28, 2013.
People swim in a pool in Sao Paulo November 28, 2013.
Workers clean and maintain the glass canopy of the Ocean Financial Center office building at the central business district of Singapore November 28, 2013.
A man walks along a damaged street in Deir al-Zor, eastern Syria November 27, 2013.
Typhoon survivors queue up for relief supplies being distributed along a highway Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, in Tacloban city, Leyte province in central Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms on record, hit the country's eastern seaboard Nov. 8, leaving a wide swath of destruction.
In this late Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013 photo taken using long exposure, star trails are seen over Mount Sinabung as it spews volcanic ash into the air as seen from Tiga Pancur, North Sumatra, Indonesia. Authorities raised the alert status of the volcano to the highest level on Sunday after it had a series of eruptions.
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