Here is a selection of Kyodo News photos taken this week in Japan and beyond.

Tens of thousands of people gather in downtown Seoul on Nov. 5, 2022, to hold a candlelight vigil for the victims of a crowd crush during Halloween festivities. (Kyodo) 
Photo taken by a Kyodo News reporter aboard a Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopter shows vessels taking part in an international fleet review in Sagami Bay off Kanagawa Prefecture near Tokyo on Nov. 6, 2022, including the MSDF destroyer Asahi (front). Twelve countries took part in the international fleet review, being held in Japan for the first time since 2002. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo
Houston Astros players celebrate with the trophy as they win their second World Series title with a 4-1 victory against the Philadelphia Phillies in Game 6 on Nov. 5, 2022, at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo
Photo taken on Nov. 6, 2022, in Ukraine's capital Kyiv, shows graffiti resembling British street artist Banksy's work, although not verified, that has appeared near Independence Square. When viewed from a particular angle, with a cleverly positioned prop, the art drawn on concrete barricades looks like two children playing on a seesaw. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo
Runners in the first Beijing Marathon in three years set off at Tiananmen Square on Nov. 6, 2022. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo
Photo taken Nov. 6, 2022, shows the season's first catch of snow crabs landed at a fishing port in Toyooka in Hyogo Prefecture, western Japan. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo
Photo taken on Nov. 7, 2022, which is ritto, or beginning of winter in the lunar calendar, shows swans flying over Lake Hyo in Agano, Niigata Prefecture, northwest of Tokyo. The lake is now home to more than 6,000 migrating swans that started arriving from Siberia in early October. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo
A calligrapher uses a mixture of sake and ink to write the names of kabuki performers on a "maneki" wooden signboard, to be displayed at the Minamiza Theater in Kyoto, western Japan, on Nov. 7, 2022. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo
People watch Tokyo Disneyland's Christmas parade at the theme park in Urayasu, Chiba Prefecture, on Nov. 7, 2022. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo
Photo taken on Nov. 8, 2022 shows the moon during a total lunar eclipse and autumn gingko leaves in Osaka, western Japan. People in many parts of Japan were able to witness a total lunar eclipse that occurred at the same time as a lunar occultation of Uranus. The last time a total lunar eclipse and planetary eclipse coincided was 442 years ago in July 1580, when the moon covered Saturn. (Kyodo) 
Composite photo taken on Nov. 8, 2022, shows the Moon rising above Tokyo Skytree during a total lunar eclipse that occurred at the same time as a lunar occultation of Uranus. The last time a total lunar eclipse and planetary eclipse coincided was 442 years ago in July 1580, when the moon covered Saturn. (Kyodo) 
Brighton winger Kaoru Mitoma jumps for joy after scoring a goal in the late half in an EFL Cup match against Arsenal at Emirates Stadium in London on Nov. 9, 2022. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo
An MC in a skeleton costume announces Japan as the winner of the "Fossil of the Day" award during the United Nation's COP27 climate summit in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, on Nov. 9, 2022. The prize, organized by Climate Action Network International, is traditionally awarded every day during the COP conferences to countries "doing the most to achieve the least" in terms of the progress on climate change. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo
Players of the Japan national football team (from L) Shuichi Gonda, Miki Yamane, Yuto Nagatomo, Yuki Soma, Shogo Taniguchi and Shuto Machino pose for the cameras at Narita airport in Chiba Prefecture, near Tokyo, before heading to Doha for the World Cup on Nov. 9, 2022. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo
People line up for PCR tests in Beijing on Nov. 10, 2022, as authorities impose strict travel restrictions under the central government's zero COVID-19 policy. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo
Photo taken in Qatar's capital Doha on Nov. 10, 2022, shows a street display representing the national flags of countries participating in the World Cup finals near Lusail Stadium, the venue of the football tournament's final. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo
A 30-meter-high Christmas tree is unveiled to the media at Universal Studios Japan in Osaka on Nov. 10, 2022. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo
Photo taken on Nov. 10, 2022, shows in-store retail displays at Nintendo Co.'s second official Japan store a day before its grand opening in Osaka's Umeda area. The store housed in Daimaru department store is Nintendo's second directly run store in Japan after one in Tokyo's Shibuya area. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo
Japanese icebreaker Shirase departs from Tokyo International Cruise Terminal in the country's capital on Nov. 11, 2022, for an expedition to Antarctica. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo
Japanese Justice Minister Yasuhiro Hanashi (C) is surrounded by reporters as he arrives at the prime minister's office in Tokyo on Nov. 11, 2022, to submit a letter of resignation after coming under fire over remarks widely seen as making light of his role in authorizing executions of death-row inmates. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo

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