24 hours in pictures, 15

Our Picture Editors select the best news photographs from South Africa and around the world to bring you a visual snapshot of the day’s events.

Sanchez faces parliament vote on new term amid tensions around amnesty law
Spain’s acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez attends the first day of his investiture debate in Madrid, Spain, 15 November 2023. Pedro Sanchez on 15 November faces his investiture debate in the parliament at a time of great political tension around the amnesty law. He is expected to be invested in a second term this week after PSOE party reached a deal with Catalan pro-independence party Junts per Catalunya (JxCat), led by former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont, by which Catalan separatists involved in the so-called independence ‘process’ in 2017 would be amnestied in exchange of the key support of seven JxCat MPs, among other concessions. Picture: EPA-EFE/JAVIER LIZON
SAPS members inspect the body of an 18-year-old man
SAPS members inspect the body of an 18-year-old man who drowned while trying to cross the Klipvalley River at Kliptown in Soweto, 15 November 2023, after his body was retrieved from the river. It is alleged that the teen was attempting to cross the stream when he slipped and fell into the river. Picture: Nigel Sibanda/The Citizen
The 17-metre monument of Vladimir the Great
The 17-metre monument of Vladimir the Great, a revered leader and Orthodox saint, sits in the city center off the Kremlin, with Ivan the Great Bell Tower in distance, in Moscow on November 15, 2023. (Photo by Natalia KOLESNIKOVA / AFP)
Smoke billows as the family house of Palestinian Khayri Alqam
Smoke billows as the family house of Palestinian Khayri Alqam, a gunman who killed seven people in an attack at synagogue on January 27, 2023, is demolished at the Arab east Jerusalem neighbourhood of al-Tur, on November 15, 2023. – Israel has a policy of demolishing the homes of Palestinians accused of deadly attacks against Israelis, saying it acts as a deterrent. (Photo by AHMAD GHARABLI / AFP)
First fuel truck crosses into Gaza from Egypt
An Egyptian truck to deliver fuel to the Gaza Strip waits at Rafah border crossing, Rafah, Egypt, 15 November 2023. According to Director of UNRWA Affairs in Gaza Thomas White, the organization received 23,027 LT of fuel from Egypt, but its use has been restricted by Israeli authorities only for transporting aid from Rafah. Picture: EPA-EFE/STR
Temba Bavuma of South Africa
Temba Bavuma of South Africa fields during the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup India 2023 at Eden Gardens on November 15, 2023 in Kolkata, India. (Photo by Matt Roberts-ICC/ICC via Getty Images)
President of SARA Colleen Makhubele
President of SARA Colleen Makhubele speaks at a media briefing regarding the formation of an alliance between like minded political parties across SA called the South African Rainbow Alliance (SARA), 15 Novembver 2023. Picture: Neil McCartney / The Citizen
Greta Thunberg appears in court over protest in central London
Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg arrives at Westminster Magistrates Court in London, Britain, 15 November 2023. Thunberg is charged with a public order offence at a London protest. The campaigner was arrested on 17 October 2023 whilst protesting outside the Energy Intelligence Forum. Picture: EPA-EFE/TOLGA AKMEN
Supreme Court rules Rwanda migrant policy unlawful
A demonstrator holds placards while protesting against the government’s policy of deporting asylum seekers to Rwanda, outside the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom in London, Britain, 15 November 2023. The Supreme Court on 15 November will make a decision on whether the British government’s controversial plan to remove people seeking asylum and deport them to Rwanda is lawful. Picture: EPA-EFE/NEIL HALL
Flydubai resumes flights to Afghanistan after a two-year suspension
A passenger, who disembarked from a flydubai flight, leaves Kabul airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, 15 November 2023. Flydubai resumed flights to Kabul International Airport after a two-year suspension, following the airline’s October announcement to reinstate flights between the UAE and Kabul, signaling a positive step in restoring air connectivity. Picture: EPA-EFE/SAMIULLHA POPALZAI
Stars Asian International Film Festival Stars Gala
Chinese singer Laurie attends the Stars Asian International Film Festival Stars Gala at the Audrey Irmas Pavilion in Los Angeles, California, USA, 14 November 2023. Picture: EPA-EFE/ALLISON DINNER

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