captionPresident-elect Joe Biden and Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris greet supporters in Wilmington, Delaware, after media outlets announced their triumph in the 2020 US presidential election. Mr Biden defeated incumbent President Donald Trump following a cliff-hanger vote count.
A member of the armed services salutes at the Cenotaph in London, on Armistice Day. Around the UK, people observed the annual two minutes' silence to mark the day in 1918 when World War One ended.
A rescuer carries a young child as floodwaters rise in a village in Rodriguez, Rizal province, Philippines. Typhoon Vamco has battered the country with torrential rain and strong winds, killing at least 39 people and causing widespread destruction.
A farmer and militia fighter on his land near the village of Tekeldengy, north-west of Gondar, Ethiopia. Hundreds of people have reportedly been killed since 4 November, during fighting between the national army and forces loyal to the leaders of the northern Tigray region.
A riot police officer in Mexico City had her helmet visor painted red by a member of a feminist collective, during a protest against gender-based violence in the country.
A woman shops for decorative items at a roadside market ahead of Diwali, in Kolkata, India. The five-day festival of lights is celebrated across the world by millions of Hindus and Jains, who traditionally illuminate their homes with candles and lanterns.
A woman carries luggage along a railway track on the outskirts of Mumbai, India.