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Congolese soldiers rest while being deployed against the M23 rebels near Goma, November 1. While the rebels have agreed to peace talks, the government has pursued a military option.
Hakimullah Mehsud, the former leader of the Pakistani Taliban, was killed by a US drone strike on November 1. The death occurred on the eve of peace talks with the government.
AP Photo/Ishtiaq Mahsud, File
Also on November 1, a man opened fire in Terminal Three in the Los Angeles International Airport. One Transportation Security Administration official was killed and a half dozen other people were injured during the shooting.
Toronto(***)s police department said they had video showing Mayor Rob Ford (second from left) smoking a crack cocaine pipe. Ford has refused to resign despite mounting calls for him to do so.
Two French journalists were killed in northern Mali after interviewing Tuareg separatist fighters. The executions came as the government attempted to talk with rebels in the north to prevent a wider conflict in the country.
Mohamed Vall/Al Jazeera
The Boston Red Sox baseball team celebrated their World Series championship victory on November 1. It was the the third time they have won in the past decade.
Greg M. Cooper/Usa Today Sports
Police officers clash with protesters in front of City Hall in central Phnom Penh on October 30. The demonstrators were protesting against the government evicting them from their homes.
Gulay Samanci, a lawmaker with Turkey(***)s Justice and Development Party, wears a headscarf to mark the end of a longstanding ban on the garb in the parliamentary chamber.
The clear-cutting of forests is thought to have played a role in Malaysia's worst flooding in decades.
Environment, Asia Pacific, Malaysia
Activists in the Czech Republic demand that a pig farm built over a former WWII era concentration camp be shut down.
Politics, War & Conflict, Human Rights
In religiously conservative Brazil, women risk jail time and their lives to undergo the procedure that is illegal but commonplace.
Health, Human Rights, Latin America
Trash is a fast-growing import in the Scandinavian country, which turns it into heat for people's homes.
Environment, Europe, Sweden
When big pharma blocks essential HIV/AIDS medication to the third world, it is the poor who suffer.
Human Rights, Science & Technology, Health
We follow the rise of Malaysia's first professional female mixed martial artist as she faces the fight of her life.
Sport, Asia, Malaysia
Al Jazeera World follows the everyday lives of Aleppo residents living amid the ongoing conflict and destruction.
War & Conflict, Politics, Syria: Broken Nation
Persecuted Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar face a dangerous journey on their way to freedom in Thailand and Malaysia.
Human Rights, Malaysia, Myanmar