Top 5 news photos of the week


Tami Normile and Richard Brooks attempt to remove some of the 1.5 meter of snow from a roof top on 20 November 2014 in the Lakeview neighborhood of Buffalo, New York. The record setting Lake effect snowstorm dumped up to 1.8 meters of snow in less than 24 hours closing a 160 kilometer section of The New York State Thruway as well as other major roads around Buffalo. Seven deaths have already been attributed to the storm and a second round beginning late Wednesday evening will bring up to 90cm of snow overnight and into Thursday.

More than two thousand South Koreans make Kimchi to donate to the poor in preparation for the winter at the City Hall of Seoul on 14 November 2014 in Seoul, South Korea. Kimchi is a traditional Korean dish of fermented vegetables usually mixed with chili and eaten with rice or served as a side dish to a main meal.

Labour Leader Ed Miliband waits to enter the hall to address supporters on 13 November 2014 in London, England. Mr Miliband's leadership has been criticised from some members of his own party recently.

Nel Bolten has a tattoo on her chest that says: 'Do not reanimate, I am 91+' on 15 November 2014 in The Hague, The Netherlands. Dutch Health Minister Edith Schippers has declared that this tattoo is a legal declaration that gives Nel Bolten the right to self determination to end her life. Euthanasia and self determination to end one's life are complex issues in The Netherlands with an ever increasing population of eldery people.

A newborn baboon cuddles a teddy bear after its mom refused to have her at Gaziantep Zoo, in Gazitantep, Turkey on 15 November 2014. Gaziantep Zoo clinic chief and mother-of-two Ozsun Yurt Gunes (not seen) takes care of the newborn baby at her home after she finishes her shifts at the Zoo.

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