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The week in pictures
A glimpse of events from around the world during the week of March 12 - 19.
Last Modified: 19 Mar 2012 12:01


ISSOUF SANOGO/AFP/Getty Images
Marine Le Pen, France's National Front candidate for the 2012 French presidential election, waves to supporters during a campaign rally in Palavas les Flots after obtaining the 500 signatures necessary to officially run.


JEAN-PAUL PELISSIER/REUTERS
Egyptian Christian Copts mourn the death of Pope Shenouda III, who passed away at the age of 88. He was Egypt's highest Christian authority, working for more than 40 years to keep the peace between the country's Muslim majority and Christian minority.


MOHAMED ABD EL GHANY/REUTERS
Peruvian inhabitants attend the funeral of three men killed during clashes with police in Puerto Maldonado. Unrest in the village has calmed after representatives were sent to discuss the situation of illegal mining workers with the government.


RAUL GARCIA/EPA
US President Barack Obama and UK Prime Minister David Cameron board Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland during the prime minister's three-day visit to the White House.


Carolyn Kaster/AP
A supporter of Guinea Bissau presidential candidate Carlos Gomes Junior holds a poster depicting him during a presidential campaign meeting.


Fernando Llano/AP
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez waves after receiving military honours upon his arrival at the Simon Bolivar airport in Maiquetia. The president returned home nearly three weeks after undergoing cancer surgery in Cuba.


Rodrigo Abd/AP
A woman cries as she recovers from severe injuries after the Syrian army shelled her house in Idlib in northern Syria. Her husband and two children were killed after their home was shelled.


Charlie Riedel/AP
Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul talks to the media after a rally at the University of Missouri as the fight for the party's nomination continues to rage across the United States.


Ng Han Guan/AP
On the last day of the National People's Congress, held in Beijing's Great Hall of the People in China, the legislature approved revisions to a key criminal procedure law that will restrict the police's ability to secretly detain people.


Firdia Lisnawati/AP
In Timor-Leste, residents watch the counting of ballots after a presidential election in the country's capital, Dili. East Timorese voted for their new president Saturday, putting to test the young nation's political stability ahead of the departure of UN troops later this year.


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To look at the pictures from the week of February 27 - March 4, click here.

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Marine Le Pen, France(***)s National Front candidate for the 2012 French presidential election, waves to supporters during a campaign rally in Palavas les Flots after obtaining the 500 signatures necessary to officially run.;*;Egyptian Christian Copts mourn the death of Pope Shenouda III, who passed away at the age of 88. He was Egypt(***)s highest Christian authority, working for more than 40 years to keep the peace between the country(***)s Muslim majority and Christian minority.;*;Peruvian inhabitants attend the funeral of three men killed during clashes with police in Puerto Maldonado. Unrest in the village has calmed after representatives were sent to discuss the situation of illegal mining workers with the government.;*;US President Barack Obama and UK Prime Minister David Cameron board Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland during the prime minister(***)s three-day visit to the White House.;*;A supporter of Guinea Bissau presidential candidate Carlos Gomes Junior holds a poster depicting him during a presidential campaign meeting. ;*;Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez waves after receiving military honours upon his arrival at the Simon Bolivar airport in Maiquetia. The president returned home nearly three weeks after undergoing cancer surgery in Cuba.;*;A woman cries as she recovers from severe injuries after the Syrian army shelled her house in Idlib in northern Syria. Her husband and two children were killed after their home was shelled.;*;Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul talks to the media after a rally at the University of Missouri as the fight for the party(***)s nomination continues to rage across the United States.;*;On the last day of the National People(***)s Congress, held in Beijing(***)s Great Hall of the People in China, the legislature approved revisions to a key criminal procedure law that will restrict the police(***)s ability to secretly detain people.;*;In Timor-Leste, residents watch the counting of ballots after a presidential election in the country(***)s capital, Dili. East Timorese voted for their new president Saturday, putting to test the young nation(***)s political stability ahead of the departure of UN troops later this year. Daylife ID:
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A supporter of Guinea Bissau presidential candidate Carlos Gomes Junior holds a poster depicting him during a presidential campaign meeting.

Fri, 16 Mar 2012 21:42:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-8?image_id=01t9a2v7jTeC5ISSOUF SANOGOAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

A supporter of Guinea Bissau presidential candidate Carlos Gomes Junior holds a poster depicting him during a presidential campaign meeting.

Guinea Bissau presidential candidate Car
Marine Le Pen, France's National Front head and far right candidate for 2012 French presidential election waves to supporters during a campaign rally in Palavas les Flotshttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-8?image_id=0cM57d8dakeuk

Marine Le Pen, France's National Front candidate for the 2012 French presidential election, waves to supporters during a campaign rally in Palavas les Flots after obtaining the 500 signatures necessary to officially run.

Thu, 15 Mar 2012 21:40:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-8?image_id=0cM57d8dakeukJEAN-PAUL PELISSIERREUTERSReuters Pictures

Marine Le Pen, France's National Front candidate for the 2012 French presidential election, waves to supporters during a campaign rally in Palavas les Flots after obtaining the 500 signatures necessary to officially run.

Marine Le Pen, France's National Front head and far right candidate for 2012 French presidential election waves to supporters during a campaign rally in Palavas les Flots
Egyptian Christian Copts mourn the death of Pope Shenouda III, the 117th Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria and Patriarchof the See of St. Mark Cathedral (portrait) and reading " We Love You " at the main cathedral in Cairohttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-8?image_id=01L1e9q1cA7aB

Egyptian Christian Copts mourn the death of Pope Shenouda III, who passed away at the age of 88. He was Egypt's highest Christian authority, working for more than 40 years to keep the peace between the country's Muslim majority and Christian minority.

Sat, 17 Mar 2012 21:34:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-8?image_id=01L1e9q1cA7aBMOHAMED ABD EL GHANYREUTERSReuters Pictures

Egyptian Christian Copts mourn the death of Pope Shenouda III, who passed away at the age of 88. He was Egypt's highest Christian authority, working for more than 40 years to keep the peace between the country's Muslim majority and Christian minority.

Egyptian Christian Copts mourn the death of Pope Shenouda III, the 117th Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria and Patriarchof the See of St. Mark Cathedral (portrait) and reading " We Love You " at the main cathedral in Cairo
FUNERAL OF THREE MINING WORKERS DIED DURING CLASHES WITH POLICE AGENTShttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-8?image_id=062Z8naeUE0Pz

Peruvian inhabitants attend the funeral of three men killed during clashes with police in Puerto Maldonado. Unrest in the village has calmed after representatives were sent to discuss the situation of illegal mining workers with the government.

Sat, 17 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-8?image_id=062Z8naeUE0PzRAUL GARCIAEPAEPA Images

Peruvian inhabitants attend the funeral of three men killed during clashes with police in Puerto Maldonado. Unrest in the village has calmed after representatives were sent to discuss the situation of illegal mining workers with the government.

FUNERAL OF THREE MINING WORKERS DIED DURING CLASHES WITH POLICE AGENTS
Barack Obama, David Cameronhttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-8?image_id=08Hu4tf5bU9DH

US President Barack Obama and UK Prime Minister David Cameron board Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland during the prime minister's three-day visit to the White House.

Sun, 18 Mar 2012 09:32:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-8?image_id=08Hu4tf5bU9DHCarolyn KasterAPAl Jazeera Upload Images

US President Barack Obama and UK Prime Minister David Cameron board Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland during the prime minister's three-day visit to the White House.

Barack Obama, David Cameron
AP120316055876.jpghttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-8?image_id=0fKxgZDfZi3Lm

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez waves after receiving military honours upon his arrival at the Simon Bolivar airport in Maiquetia. The president returned home nearly three weeks after undergoing cancer surgery in Cuba.

Sun, 18 Mar 2012 09:32:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-8?image_id=0fKxgZDfZi3LmFernando LlanoAPAl Jazeera Upload Images

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez waves after receiving military honours upon his arrival at the Simon Bolivar airport in Maiquetia. The president returned home nearly three weeks after undergoing cancer surgery in Cuba.

AP120316055876.jpg
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A woman cries as she recovers from severe injuries after the Syrian army shelled her house in Idlib in northern Syria. Her husband and and two children were killed after their home was shelled.

Sun, 18 Mar 2012 09:32:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-8?image_id=0aPtdgl4p04DXRodrigo AbdAPAl Jazeera Upload Images

A woman cries as she recovers from severe injuries after the Syrian army shelled her house in Idlib in northern Syria. Her husband and and two children were killed after their home was shelled.

AP120312113521.jpg
Ron Paulhttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-8?image_id=02HW0xlcZx6Qi

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul talks to the media after a rally at the University of Missouri as the fight for the party's nomination continues to rage across the United States.

Sun, 18 Mar 2012 09:33:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-8?image_id=02HW0xlcZx6QiCharlie RiedelAPAl Jazeera Upload Images

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul talks to the media after a rally at the University of Missouri as the fight for the party's nomination continues to rage across the United States.

Ron Paul
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On the last day of the National People's Congress, held in Beijing's Great Hall of the People in China, the legislature approved revisions to a key criminal procedure law that will restrict the police's ability to secretly detain people.

Sun, 18 Mar 2012 09:33:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-8?image_id=0aiY5B6aUp7YqNg Han GuanAPAl Jazeera Upload Images

On the last day of the National People's Congress, held in Beijing's Great Hall of the People in China, the legislature approved revisions to a key criminal procedure law that will restrict the police's ability to secretly detain people.

AP120314016656.jpg
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In Timor-Leste, residents watch the counting of ballots after a presidential election in the country's capital, Dili. East Timorese voted for their new president Saturday, putting to test the young nation's political stability ahead of the departure of UN troops later this year.

Sat, 17 Mar 2012 09:44:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-8?image_id=0el505qd2k61fFirdia LisnawatiAPAP Photo

In Timor-Leste, residents watch the counting of ballots after a presidential election in the country's capital, Dili. East Timorese voted for their new president Saturday, putting to test the young nation's political stability ahead of the departure of UN troops later this year.

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