Pictures of the Week: November 1 – November 8

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Tumpa Mondal—Xinhua Press/Corbis
Nov. 4, 2013. Indian Hindu devotees gather to collect scattered rice to celebrate the Annakut ritual on the second day of Diwali in Calcutta, capital of eastern Indian state of West Bengal.

From the election of New York’s new mayor and typhoon Haiyan hitting the Philippines to Prince Charles’ visit to India and a gorilla massage, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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