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Students from St Andrews University indulge in a tradition of covering themselves with to foam honor the 'academic family' on Nov. 22, in St Andrews, Scotland. Every November the 'raisin weekend' which is held in the university's St Salvator's Quadrangle, is celebrated and a gift of raisins (now foam) is traditionally given by first year students to their elders as a thank you for their guidance and in exchange they receive a receipt in Latin.
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An Indian Sikh devotee bathes in holy water in front of the illuminated Golden Temple, Sikhs' holiest shrine, on the eve of the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, the first Guru of Sikhs, in Amritsar, India, Saturday, Nov. 20.
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Jayden French, left, hugs his uncle, Spc. Nick French, of the New Hampshire National Guard, upon his return to the state at the Manchester/Boston Regional Airport in Manchester, N.H., Monday, Nov. 22. Spc. French and the 172nd Infantry unit have been based in Afghanistan for the past ten months.
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Demonstrators attack a Police van during a protest over university fees, on Whitehall in central London on Nov. 24. A student mob attacked a police van in central London on Wednesday as violence marred a second mass protest in the last fortnight against the British government's plans to triple university fees. Thousands of students and schoolchildren -- some wearing their school uniforms -- surged past government ministry buildings in Whitehall towards the Houses of Parliament as part of a national day of protest.
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Contestants take part in a professional all-Russian ballet contest, part of the first "Ballet XXI century" forum, held in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Nov. 24. Forty young actors from opera and ballet theatres and graduates of choreographic colleges from Russian cities participated in a one-week-long forum, dedicated to the 100th anniversary of a well-known Russian ballerina Galina Ulanova.
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