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The week in pictures
From fighting in Damascus to the funeral of Bollywood's first superstar, Al Jazeera showcases this week in images.
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2012 16:45


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A makeshift memorial is shown behind the Century 16 movie theatre where a gunman, James Holmes, 24, believed to be a student of the University of Colorado, allegedly attacked moviegoers during an early morning screening of the new Batman movie. Some 12 people were killed and 59 wounded.


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Smoke billows over Damascus after a bomb ripped through a high-level security meeting, killing several top regime officials in what is being called the biggest blow to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's rule. The capital and its suburbs have been engulfed by intense fighting for a week.


Andres Kudacki/AP
Firefighters in Madrid hold up their helmets during a protest against austerity measures announced by the Spanish government. Concerns over Spain's attempts to restore market confidence in its economy resurfaced this week after the country's borrowing costs edged higher, despite a further round of austerity measures.


KCNA/REUTERS
North Korean soldiers attend a ceremony to celebrate the nomination of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as marshal of the army, the country's top military rank.


Ahikam Seri/AP
Relatives mourn Maor Harush, one of six people killed in a suicide bombing in Bulgaria last week. Israeli and US officials have blamed Hezbollah for the attack that killed five Israeli tourists, a Bulgarian bus driver and the bomber in the Black Sea resort town of Burgas.


DARLEY SHEN/REUTERS
An elderly man sits on the handrail of a park near a pavilion flooded by the overflowing Yangtze River in China. Over the weekend, Beijing was hit with the heaviest rain it has seen in 60 years, leaving at least 10 dead in the capital. 


Rajanish Kakade/AP
Fans hold a photograph of Bollywood superstar Rajesh Khanna during his funeral in Mumbai. Khanna, whose success as a romantic lead in scores of Indian movies made him Bollywood's first superstar, died Wednesday after a brief illness at age 69.


STRINGER/REUTERS
A UN watchtower burns at Nahibly refugee camp in Duekoue. At least seven people were killed and dozens injured when angry mobs set fire to a UN-protected camp for civilians forced from their homes in western Ivory Coast.


Tsering Topgyal/AP
Indian army soldiers participate in the rehearsal for the oath-taking ceremony of the country's new president in New Delhi. On Sunday, Pranab Mukherjee, a loyalist of the ruling Congress party, was announced officially as the winner of the election.


YAHYA ARHAB/EPA
Yemenis gather at the grand mosque in Sanaa on the second day of the fasting month of Ramadan. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, during which Muslims across the world fast from dawn to dusk.


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The week in pictures, July 16 - 22http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures%2C-July-16-_-22en-usAl Jazeerafeedback@daylife.com10Sun, 22 Jul 2012 10:50:23 GMTSun, 22 Jul 2012 12:53:42 GMT http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures%2C-July-16-_-22?image_id=03oV6yI01j5BW

A makeshift memorial is shown behind the Century 16 movie theatre where a gunman, suspected tp be 24-year-old University of Colorado student  James Holmes, attacked movie goers during an early morning screening of the new Batman movie. According to reports, 12 people were killed and 59 wounded.

Sat, 21 Jul 2012 04:35:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures%2C-July-16-_-22?image_id=03oV6yI01j5BWKevork DjansezianGetty ImagesGetty Images

A makeshift memorial is shown behind the Century 16 movie theatre where a gunman, suspected tp be 24-year-old University of Colorado student  James Holmes, attacked movie goers during an early morning screening of the new Batman movie. According to reports, 12 people were killed and 59 wounded.

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Smoke billows over Damascus after a bomb ripped through a high-level security meeting, killing several top regime officials in what is being called the biggest blow to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's rule. The capital and its suburbs have been engulfed by intense fighting for a week.

Wed, 18 Jul 2012 18:42:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures%2C-July-16-_-22?image_id=04Zk2Sn0d4chQAPAPAP Photo

Smoke billows over Damascus after a bomb ripped through a high-level security meeting, killing several top regime officials in what is being called the biggest blow to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's rule. The capital and its suburbs have been engulfed by intense fighting for a week.

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Firefighters hold up their helmets during a protest against austerity measures announced by the Spanish government in Madrid. Concerns over Spain's attempts to restore market confidence in its economy resurfaced this week after the country's borrowing costs edged higher despite a latest round of austerity measures.

Thu, 19 Jul 2012 22:34:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures%2C-July-16-_-22?image_id=0fEH3Jc82V20yAndres KudackiAPAP Photo

Firefighters hold up their helmets during a protest against austerity measures announced by the Spanish government in Madrid. Concerns over Spain's attempts to restore market confidence in its economy resurfaced this week after the country's borrowing costs edged higher despite a latest round of austerity measures.

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North Korean soldiers attend a rally to celebrate the nomination of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to marshal of the army, the country's top military rank.

Wed, 18 Jul 2012 14:20:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures%2C-July-16-_-22?image_id=00u12E1bW8e7SKCNAREUTERSReuters Pictures

North Korean soldiers attend a rally to celebrate the nomination of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to marshal of the army, the country's top military rank.

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Relatives mourn Maor Harush, one of six people killed in a suicide bombing in Bulgaria last week. Israeli and American officials have blamed Hezbollah for the attack that killed five Israeli tourists, a Bulgarian bus driver and the bomber in the Black Sea resort town of Burgas.

Fri, 20 Jul 2012 10:54:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures%2C-July-16-_-22?image_id=04P77o05at9K1Ahikam SeriAPAP Photo

Relatives mourn Maor Harush, one of six people killed in a suicide bombing in Bulgaria last week. Israeli and American officials have blamed Hezbollah for the attack that killed five Israeli tourists, a Bulgarian bus driver and the bomber in the Black Sea resort town of Burgas.

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An elderly man sits on the handrail of a park near a pavilion flooded by the overflowing Yangtze River in China. Over the weekend, Beijing was hit with the heaviest rain it has seen in 60 years, leaving at least 10 dead in the capital. 

Sun, 15 Jul 2012 15:19:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures%2C-July-16-_-22?image_id=0eNu0LN3AG46yDARLEY SHENREUTERSReuters Pictures

An elderly man sits on the handrail of a park near a pavilion flooded by the overflowing Yangtze River in China. Over the weekend, Beijing was hit with the heaviest rain it has seen in 60 years, leaving at least 10 dead in the capital. 

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Fans hold a photograph of Bollywood superstar Rajesh Khanna during his funeral in Mumbai. Khanna, whose success as a romantic lead in scores of Indian movies made him Bollywood's first superstar, died Wednesday after a brief illness at age 69.

Sun, 22 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures%2C-July-16-_-22?image_id=0gd9bgR5qLdetRajanish KakadeAPAl Jazeera Upload Images

Fans hold a photograph of Bollywood superstar Rajesh Khanna during his funeral in Mumbai. Khanna, whose success as a romantic lead in scores of Indian movies made him Bollywood's first superstar, died Wednesday after a brief illness at age 69.

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A UN watch tower burns at Nahibly refugee camp in Duekoue. At least seven people were killed and dozens injured when angry mobs set fire to a UN-protected camp for civilians forced from their homes in western Ivory Coast.

Sat, 21 Jul 2012 18:15:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures%2C-July-16-_-22?image_id=0cop4Vo2ys1nqSTRINGERREUTERSReuters Pictures

A UN watch tower burns at Nahibly refugee camp in Duekoue. At least seven people were killed and dozens injured when angry mobs set fire to a UN-protected camp for civilians forced from their homes in western Ivory Coast.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures%2C-July-16-_-22?image_id=03v73dh9Ps9gv

Indian army soldiers participate in the rehearsal for the oath-taking ceremony of the country's new president in New Delhi. On Sunday, Pranab Mukherjee, a loyalist of the ruling Congress party, was announced officially as the winner of the election.

Sat, 21 Jul 2012 09:22:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures%2C-July-16-_-22?image_id=03v73dh9Ps9gvTsering TopgyalAPAP Photo

Indian army soldiers participate in the rehearsal for the oath-taking ceremony of the country's new president in New Delhi. On Sunday, Pranab Mukherjee, a loyalist of the ruling Congress party, was announced officially as the winner of the election.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures%2C-July-16-_-22?image_id=006u3mcekO4zw

Yemenis gather at the grand mosque in Sanaa on the second day of the fasting month of Ramadan. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, during which Muslims across the world fast from dawn to dusk.

Sat, 21 Jul 2012 14:21:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures%2C-July-16-_-22?image_id=006u3mcekO4zwYAHYA ARHABEPAEPA Images

Yemenis gather at the grand mosque in Sanaa on the second day of the fasting month of Ramadan. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, during which Muslims across the world fast from dawn to dusk.



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