Pictures of the Week: November 9 – November 16

Image: Nov. 11, 2012. A murmuration of starlings put on an a display over the town of Gretna, Scotland.
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Nov. 11, 2012. A murmuration of starlings put on an a display over the town of Gretna, Scotland.

From escalating violence in the Gaza Strip and austerity riots in Europe to the flooding of Venice and murmurations of starlings in Scotland, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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