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The week in pictures
A glimpse of events from around the world during the week of April 9 - 15.
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2012 19:06


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Supporters of Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM) rally in support of South Sudan taking control of the Heglig oil field.


GENE BLEVINS/REUTERS
A tornado makes its way through farmlands in Kansas, during the third day of severe weather and multiple tornado sightings after a spate of tornadoes also tore through parts of Oklahoma, Nebraska and Iowa, causing widespread damage.


JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images
An Afghan Army soldier is armed with a rocket-propelled grenade during the attacks in the city of Kabul. Explosions and gunfire rocked the Afghan capital as suicide bombers struck in coordinated attacks claimed by Taliban insurgents.


Martin Mejia/AP
Clothing dries on a rock wall outside the entrance of a gold-and-copper mine where some miners were trapped and ultimately released after spending six days underground.


HOTLI SIMANJUNTAK/EPA
The mood returned to normal after an 8.6-magnitude earthquake off the coast of Indonesia triggered a tsunami warning across the Indian Office, leading many people to flee low-lying areas and causing panic.


PEDRO UGARTE/AFP/Getty Images
North Korean soldiers march during a military parade to mark 100 years since the birth of North Korea's founder Kim Il-Sung in Pyongyang. North Korea's new leader Kim Jong-Un delivered his first public speech this week despite a failed rocket.


ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP/Getty Images
US President Barack Obama arrives in Colombia to take part in the VI Summit of the Americas. Leaders of the 34 member states attended the summit to discuss the scourge of drugs, the Falklands-Malvinas issue and regional integration, among other topics.


SEYLLOU/AFP/Getty Images
Soldiers stand guard in front of the Army Sporting Club building after a military junta seized power in the latest coup to shake the notoriously unstable west African country.


Amr Nabil/AP
Protesters perform prayers in Tahrir Square during a rally to denounce the presidential candidacies of Hosni Mubarak-era officials. Later in the week, 10 candidates were declared ineligible from running in the election slated to take place later this year.


PETER MUHLY/AFP/Getty Images
Distant relatives of Titanic victims gather to see a plaque with the 1,512 names of those who died as it is unveiled for the 100th anniversary commemorations and memorial dedication.


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Supporters of Sudan People(***)s Liberation Movement (SPLM) rally in support of South Sudan taking control of the Heglig oil field. ;*;A tornado makes its way through farmlands in Kansas, during the third day of severe weather and multiple tornado sightings after a spate of tornadoes also tore through parts of Oklahoma, Nebraska and Iowa, causing widespread damage.;*;An Afghan Army soldier is armed with a rocket-propelled grenade during the attacks in the city of Kabul. Explosions and gunfire rocked the Afghan capital as suicide bombers struck in coordinated attacks claimed by Taliban insurgents.;*; Clothing dries on a rock wall outside the entrance of a gold-and-copper mine where some miners were trapped and ultimately released after spending six days underground. ;*;The mood returned to normal after an 8.6-magnitude earthquake off the coast of Indonesia triggered a tsunami warning across the Indian Office, leading many people to flee low-lying areas and causing panic. ;*;North Korean soldiers march during a military parade to mark 100 years since the birth of North Korea(***)s founder Kim Il-Sung in Pyongyang. North Korea(***)s new leader Kim Jong-Un delivered his first public speech this week despite a failed rocket.;*;US President Barack Obama arrives in Colombia to take part in the VI Summit of the Americas. Leaders of the 34 member states attended the summit to discuss the scourge of drugs, the Falklands-Malvinas issue and regional integration, among other topics. ;*;Soldiers stand guard in front of the Army Sporting Club building after a military junta seized power in the latest coup to shake the notoriously unstable west African country. ;*;Protesters perform prayers in Tahrir Square during a rally to denounce the presidential candidacies of Hosni Mubarak-era officials. Later in the week, 10 candidates were declared ineligible from running in the election slated to take place later this year. ;*;Distant relatives of Titanic victims gather to see a plaque with the 1,512 names of those who died as it is unveiled for the 100th anniversary commemorations and memorial dedication. Daylife ID:
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Week in pictures 10http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-10en-usAl Jazeerafeedback@daylife.com10Sun, 15 Apr 2012 15:18:23 GMTMon, 16 Apr 2012 12:17:56 GMTSupporters of Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM) take part in a rally in support of South Sudan taking control of the Heglig oil field, in Jubahttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-10?image_id=081T0vGdEfb1a

Supporters of Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM) rally in support of South Sudan taking control of the Heglig oil field.

Fri, 13 Apr 2012 13:12:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-10?image_id=081T0vGdEfb1aSTRINGERREUTERSReuters Pictures

Supporters of Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM) rally in support of South Sudan taking control of the Heglig oil field.

Supporters of Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM) take part in a rally in support of South Sudan taking control of the Heglig oil field, in Juba
A tornado makes its way through farmlands near Rush Centerhttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-10?image_id=0b9e7dk9bY9bf

A tornado makes its way through farmlands in Kansas, during the third day of severe weather and multiple tornado sightings after a spate of tornadoes also tore through parts of Oklahoma, Nebraska and Iowa, causing widespread damage.

Sun, 15 Apr 2012 08:54:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-10?image_id=0b9e7dk9bY9bfGENE BLEVINSREUTERSReuters Pictures

A tornado makes its way through farmlands in Kansas, during the third day of severe weather and multiple tornado sightings after a spate of tornadoes also tore through parts of Oklahoma, Nebraska and Iowa, causing widespread damage.

A tornado makes its way through farmlands near Rush Center
An Afghan Army soldier is armed with a rhttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-10?image_id=013J68J4te8yY

An Afghan Army soldier is armed with a rocket-propelled grenade during the attacks in the city of Kabul. Explosions and gunfire rocked the Afghan capital as suicide bombers struck in coordinated attacks claimed by Taliban insurgents.

Sun, 15 Apr 2012 14:09:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-10?image_id=013J68J4te8yYJOHANNES EISELEAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

An Afghan Army soldier is armed with a rocket-propelled grenade during the attacks in the city of Kabul. Explosions and gunfire rocked the Afghan capital as suicide bombers struck in coordinated attacks claimed by Taliban insurgents.

An Afghan Army soldier is armed with a r
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Clothing dries on a rock wall outside the entrance of a gold-and-copper mine where some miners were trapped and ultimately released after spending six days underground.

Sun, 15 Apr 2012 16:08:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-10?image_id=0a1XgkZcc93CcMartin MejiaAPAl Jazeera Upload Images

Clothing dries on a rock wall outside the entrance of a gold-and-copper mine where some miners were trapped and ultimately released after spending six days underground.

PERU.JPG
The situation in Aceh return to normal after the earthquake a scale 8.5, triggered a tsunami warning across the Indian Ocean on 11 April 2012. Aceh is tsunamis prone are and requires an early warning system for avoiding loss of life in the future.http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-10?image_id=0cpL7EQgSafon

The mood returned to normal after an 8.6-magnitude earthquake off the coast of Indonesia triggered a tsunami warning across the Indian Office, leading many people to flee low-lying areas and causing panic.

Sun, 15 Apr 2012 07:46:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-10?image_id=0cpL7EQgSafonHOTLI SIMANJUNTAKEPAEPA Images

The mood returned to normal after an 8.6-magnitude earthquake off the coast of Indonesia triggered a tsunami warning across the Indian Office, leading many people to flee low-lying areas and causing panic.

The situation in Aceh return to normal after the earthquake a scale 8.5, triggered a tsunami warning across the Indian Ocean on 11 April 2012. Aceh is tsunamis prone are and requires an early warning system for avoiding loss of life in the future.
North Korean soldiers march during a milhttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-10?image_id=08HZ02O1no6uU

North Korean soldiers march during a military parade to mark 100 years since the birth of North Korea's founder Kim Il-Sung in Pyongyang. North Korea's new leader Kim Jong-Un delivered his first public speech this week despite a failed rocket.

Sun, 15 Apr 2012 13:49:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-10?image_id=08HZ02O1no6uUPEDRO UGARTEAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

North Korean soldiers march during a military parade to mark 100 years since the birth of North Korea's founder Kim Il-Sung in Pyongyang. North Korea's new leader Kim Jong-Un delivered his first public speech this week despite a failed rocket.

North Korean soldiers march during a mil
US President Barack Obama adjusts his jahttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-10?image_id=0ees8Kxg0daSa

US President Barack Obama arrives in Colombia to take part in the VI Summit of the Americas. Leaders of the 34 member states of the Organisation of American States (OAS) attended the summit to discuss the scourge of drugs, the return of Cuba to the Organisation of American States (OAS), the Falklands-Malvinas issue and regional integration, among other topics.

Fri, 13 Apr 2012 22:11:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-10?image_id=0ees8Kxg0daSaALFREDO ESTRELLAAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

US President Barack Obama arrives in Colombia to take part in the VI Summit of the Americas. Leaders of the 34 member states of the Organisation of American States (OAS) attended the summit to discuss the scourge of drugs, the return of Cuba to the Organisation of American States (OAS), the Falklands-Malvinas issue and regional integration, among other topics.

US President Barack Obama adjusts his ja
Soldiers stand guard in front of the Armhttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-10?image_id=01h4eay60F0jW

Soldiers stand guard in front of the Army Sporting Club building after a military junta seized power in the latest coup to shake the notoriously unstable west African country.

Sun, 15 Apr 2012 13:07:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-10?image_id=01h4eay60F0jWSEYLLOUAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

Soldiers stand guard in front of the Army Sporting Club building after a military junta seized power in the latest coup to shake the notoriously unstable west African country.

Soldiers stand guard in front of the Arm
Egypt.JPGhttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-10?image_id=0djv7544D95S6

Protesters perform prayers in Tahrir Square during a rally to denounce the presidential candidacies of Hosni Mubarak-era officials. Later in the week, 10 candidates were declared ineligible from running in the election slated to take place later this year.

Sun, 15 Apr 2012 16:07:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-10?image_id=0djv7544D95S6Amr NabilAPAl Jazeera Upload Images

Protesters perform prayers in Tahrir Square during a rally to denounce the presidential candidacies of Hosni Mubarak-era officials. Later in the week, 10 candidates were declared ineligible from running in the election slated to take place later this year.

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Shadows of distance relatives of Titanichttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-10?image_id=0aceeDK7togBJ

Distant relatives of Titanic victims gather to see a plaque with the 1,512 names of those who died as it is unveiled for the 100th anniversary commemorations and memorial dedication.

Sun, 15 Apr 2012 10:52:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-10?image_id=0aceeDK7togBJPETER MUHLYAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

Distant relatives of Titanic victims gather to see a plaque with the 1,512 names of those who died as it is unveiled for the 100th anniversary commemorations and memorial dedication.

Shadows of distance relatives of Titanic


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