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The World In Pictures: Events You Missed This Year.

Smoke rise from the ship a day after an explosion at ship breaking yard in Gaddani, Pakistan, November 2, 2016.

Smoke rise from the ship a day after an explosion at ship breaking yard in Gaddani, Pakistan, November 2, 2016.

Reports state that at least eighteen workers were killed and more than 100 were wounded in a blast at Gaddani ship breaking yard near Karachi on November 1.

Initial reports suggest the blast occurred when a gas cylinder exploded inside an oil tanker being broken up for scrap.

Dozens of protestors demonstrating against the expansion of the Dakota Access Pipeline wade in cold creek waters confronting local police, as remnants of pepper spray waft over the crowd near Cannon Ball, N.D., Wednesday, Nov.

Dozens of protestors demonstrating against the expansion of the Dakota Access Pipeline wade in cold creek waters confronting local police, as remnants of pepper spray waft over the crowd near Cannon Ball, N.D., Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016.

Officers in riot gear clashed again Wednesday with protesters near the Dakota Access pipeline, hitting several dozen with pepper spray as they waded through waist-deep water in an attempt to reach property owned by the pipeline’s developer.

A girl suffering from cancer poses in a isolated room recreating a space station during its inauguration at the Gregorio Maranon Hospital’s children oncology unity in Madrid, Spain, November 2, 2016.

A girl suffering from cancer poses in a isolated room recreating a space station during its inauguration at the Gregorio Maranon Hospital’s children oncology unity in Madrid, Spain, November 2, 2016. The room offers an interactive and educational experience to children with cancer.

A Filipino fire victim walks on burnt rubble following a fire that broke out before dawn on All Souls Day in Las Pinas city, south of Manila, Philippines, November 2, 2016.

A Filipino fire victim walks on burnt rubble following a fire that broke out before dawn on All Souls Day in Las Pinas city, south of Manila, Philippines, November 2, 2016.

According to a Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) arson investigator, the fire took place at a residential area due to a candle left unattended that was lighted in observance of All Saints Day on the day before, destroying 800 houses and around one thousand families were left homeless.

Newly elected Hong Kong lawmaker Sixtus Leung, center with glasses, is blocked by security guards wearing gray suits, as he tries to retake oath at legislature council in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Nov. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

Newly elected Hong Kong lawmaker Sixtus Leung, center with glasses, is blocked by security guards wearing gray suits, as he tries to retake oath at legislature council in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016.

Two newly elected pro-democracy Hong Kong lawmakers barred for insulting China in their swearing-in ceremony have set off another round of disorder by scuffling with guards as they tried to retake their oaths in the chamber.

An exile Tibetan carries a ceremonial scarf and a religious text to offer to his spiritual leader the Dalai Lama at the Tsuglakhang temple in Dharmsala, India, Wednesday, Nov.

An exile Tibetan carries a ceremonial scarf and a religious text to offer to his spiritual leader the Dalai Lama at the Tsuglakhang temple in Dharmsala, India, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016.

Hundreds of Tibetans gathered in Dharmsala to pray for their spiritual leader’s long life.

Displaced people stand on the back of a truck at a checkpoint near Qayara, south of Mosul, Iraq, Tuesday, Nov.

Displaced people stand on the back of a truck at a checkpoint near Qayara, south of Mosul, Iraq, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016.

The U.N. human rights office is lauding efforts by the U.S.-led coalition in the battle against the Islamic State group in Mosul. The office in Geneva says coalition flights over Iraq have largely succeeded in preventing IS from bringing in 25,000 more civilians to the city center, where the militant group has been using people as human shields as Iraqi forces advance on Mosul.

Migrants who fell in the water from a crowded rubber dinghy are rescued by the vessel Responder, run by the Malta-based NGO Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) and the Italian Red Cross, in the Mediterranean sea, Thursday, Nov.

Migrants who fell in the water from a crowded rubber dinghy are rescued by the vessel Responder, run by the Malta-based NGO Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) and the Italian Red Cross, in the Mediterranean sea, Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016. According to MOAS 147 people, of which 20 women, were rescued.

Choi Soon-sil, a longtime friend of South Korean President Park Geun-hye, left, is escorted to get on a bus of Ministry of Justice as she leaves the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Nov.

Choi Soon-sil, a longtime friend of South Korean President Park Geun-hye, left, is escorted to get on a bus of Ministry of Justice as she leaves the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016.

Despite her immunity from prosecution, investigators can look into Park over a scandal that centers on whether her longtime friend controlled the government from the shadows, the prime minister-designate said Thursday.

Police officers gather evidence at the scene of a shooting, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016, in Urbandale, Iowa.

Police officers gather evidence at the scene of a shooting, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016, in Urbandale, Iowa. Two Des Moines area police officers were shot to death early Wednesday in ambush-style attacks while they were sitting in their patrol cars, and police are searching for suspects, authorities said.

Pope Francis kisses the altar as he celebrates a Mass on the occasion of All Souls’ Day, at the Prima Porta Cemetery in Rome, Wednesday, Nov.

Pope Francis kisses the altar as he celebrates a Mass on the occasion of All Souls’ Day, at the Prima Porta Cemetery in Rome, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016.

The sun sets over the Naviglio Grande canal, in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016.

The sun sets over the Naviglio Grande canal, in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016.

Fishermen wait for a catch on Rabat beach, Morocco, on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016. Rabat beach is a hub for families, couples and fitness enthusiasts especially on temperate days.

Fishermen wait for a catch on Rabat beach, Morocco, on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016. Rabat beach is a hub for families, couples and fitness enthusiasts especially on temperate days.

Dolly Parton poses in the press room with the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award during the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, Nov.

Dolly Parton poses in the press room with the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award during the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) goes up for a dunk over Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan (6) and  forward Luc Richard Mbah a Moute (12) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Nov. (0) goes up for a dunk over Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan (6) and  forward Luc Richard Mbah a Moute (12) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016. The Thunder won 85-83. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) goes up for a dunk over Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan (6) and forward Luc Richard Mbah a Moute (12) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016. The Thunder won 85-83.

The Chicago Cubs celebrate after Game 7 of the Major League Baseball World Series against the Cleveland Indians Thursday, Nov.

The Chicago Cubs celebrate after Game 7 of the Major League Baseball World Series against the Cleveland Indians Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, in Cleveland. The Cubs won 8-7 in 10 innings to win the series 4-3.

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