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The week in pictures
A glimpse of events from around the world during the week of April 2 - 8.
Last Modified: 08 Apr 2012 15:58


Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Volunteers help a friend search for personal belongings, following a tornado in Forney, Texas, after multiple twisters tore across the Dallas/Fort Worth area, causing extensive damage.
SOE THAN WIN/AFP/Getty Images
Children walk past a flag carrying the logo of the National League for Democracy outside its headquarters in Yangon. Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party won almost all the seats it contested in Myanmar elections, becoming the main opposition force in the national parliament.
JUMANA EL HELOUEH/REUTERS
A view of the News Operation Centre (NOC) at the Sky News Arabia headquarters in Abu Dhabi. Its British counterpart admitted this week to hacking into emails on two occasions, but defended their actions as editorially justified and in the public interest.
Jose Luis Magana/AP
A US Army team carries the transfer case containing the remains of Captain Nicholas J Rozanski, who was killed in Afghanistan while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
ISSOUF SANOGO/AFP/Getty Images
A Malian soldier takes position after Mali's junta on Tuesday called a national meeting on the country's future as it seeks a way out of a growing crisis and threatened to prosecute ousted President Amadou Toumani Toure.
AP/AP
A supporter of Pakistani religious group Jamaat-ud-Dawwa stands on a representation of a US flag before it was set on fire during a protest rally in Karachi, Pakistan. Nation-wide protests condemned the United States for putting a $10m bounty on Hafiz Saeed, founder of the Pakistani militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba.
SANA HANDOUT/EPA
A photo released by Syrian news agency SANA shows Syrian pro-government demonstrators holding a giant national flag. The government says it has begun to withdraw some tanks and troops from towns and cities ahead of a UN-brokered ceasefire that is supposed to take effect next week.
Hasan Jamali/AP
Bahraini anti-government protesters help a woman affected by pepper spray used by riot police during a rally in support of jailed opposition human rights activist Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, who has been on a hunger strike that has lasted nearly two months.
Alexandre Meneghini/AP
A boy in Mexico City carries a cross as he takes part in a procession during Holy Week, which commemorates the last week of the life of Jesus, culminating in his crucifixion on Good Friday and his resurrection on Easter Sunday.
Laurent Cipriani/AP
France's far-right leader and National Front Party candidate for the 2012 presidential elections Marine Le Pen delivers a speech during a meeting in Lyon. The race between candidates continues to heat up as candidates hope to gain momentum before the first round of voting on April 22.
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Volunteers help a friend search for personal belongings following a tornado in Forney, Texas, after multiple twisters tore across the Dallas/Fort Worth area, causing extensive damage.

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Volunteers help a friend search for personal belongings following a tornado in Forney, Texas, after multiple twisters tore across the Dallas/Fort Worth area, causing extensive damage.

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Children walk past a flag carrying the logo of the National League for Democracy outside the NLD its headquarters in Yangon. Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party won almost all the seats it contested in Myanmar elections, becoming the main opposition force in the national parliament.

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Children walk past a flag carrying the logo of the National League for Democracy outside the NLD its headquarters in Yangon. Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party won almost all the seats it contested in Myanmar elections, becoming the main opposition force in the national parliament.

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A view of the News Operation Centre (NOC) at the Sky News Arabia headquarters in Abu Dhabi. Its British counterpart admitted this week to hacking into emails on two occasions, but defended their actions as editorially justified and in the public interest.

Tue, 03 Apr 2012 13:56:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-9?image_id=06Kr5E9dD56sfJUMANA EL HELOUEHREUTERSReuters Pictures

A view of the News Operation Centre (NOC) at the Sky News Arabia headquarters in Abu Dhabi. Its British counterpart admitted this week to hacking into emails on two occasions, but defended their actions as editorially justified and in the public interest.

People work in the News Operation Center (NOC) at the Sky News Arabia studios in Abu Dhabi
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An Army carry team carries the transfer case containing the remains of US Army Captain Nicholas J Rozanski who was killed in Afghanistan while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Sun, 08 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-9?image_id=0fja79TcDJ2DIJose Luis MaganaAPAl Jazeera Upload Images

An Army carry team carries the transfer case containing the remains of US Army Captain Nicholas J Rozanski who was killed in Afghanistan while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

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A Malian soldier takes position after Mali's junta on Tuesday called a national meeting on the country's future as it seeks a way out of a growing crisis and threatened to prosecute ousted President Amadou Toumani Toure.

Tue, 03 Apr 2012 19:38:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-9?image_id=09Cu1ogdNKc5VISSOUF SANOGOAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

A Malian soldier takes position after Mali's junta on Tuesday called a national meeting on the country's future as it seeks a way out of a growing crisis and threatened to prosecute ousted President Amadou Toumani Toure.

A Malian soldier takes position as junta
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A supporter of Pakistani religious group Jamaat-ud-Dawwa stands on a representation of a US flag before set it on fire during a protest rally in Karachi, Pakistan. Nation-wide protests condemned the United States for putting a $10m bounty on Hafiz Saeed, founder of the Pakistani militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba.

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A supporter of Pakistani religious group Jamaat-ud-Dawwa stands on a representation of a US flag before set it on fire during a protest rally in Karachi, Pakistan. Nation-wide protests condemned the United States for putting a $10m bounty on Hafiz Saeed, founder of the Pakistani militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba.

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A photo released by Syrian news agency SANA shows Syrian pro-government demonstrators holding a giant national flag. The government says it has begun to withdraw some tanks and troops from towns and cities ahead of a UN-brokered cease fire that it supposed to take effect next week.

Sat, 07 Apr 2012 00:13:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-9?image_id=02OygFt6S7f1sSANA HANDOUTEPAEPA Images

A photo released by Syrian news agency SANA shows Syrian pro-government demonstrators holding a giant national flag. The government says it has begun to withdraw some tanks and troops from towns and cities ahead of a UN-brokered cease fire that it supposed to take effect next week.

Pro-government rally in Damascus
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Bahraini anti-government protesters help a woman affected by pepper spray used by riot police during a rally in support of jailed opposition human rights activist Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, who has been on a hunger strike that has lasted nearly two months.

Sun, 08 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-9?image_id=04dpavXey66FgHasan JamaliAPAl Jazeera Upload Images

Bahraini anti-government protesters help a woman affected by pepper spray used by riot police during a rally in support of jailed opposition human rights activist Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, who has been on a hunger strike that has lasted nearly two months.

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A boy in Mexico City carries a cross as he takes part in a procession during Holy Week, which commemorates the last week of the life of Jesus, culminating in his crucifixion on Good Friday and his resurrection on Easter Sunday.

Sun, 08 Apr 2012 11:01:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-9?image_id=08pmedX6L36KlAlexandre MeneghiniAPAl Jazeera Upload Images

A boy in Mexico City carries a cross as he takes part in a procession during Holy Week, which commemorates the last week of the life of Jesus, culminating in his crucifixion on Good Friday and his resurrection on Easter Sunday.

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France's far-right leader and National Front Party candidate for the 2012 presidential elections Marine Le Pen delivers a speech during a meeting in Lyon. The race between candidates continues to heat up as candidates hope to gain momentum before the first round of voting on April 22.

Sun, 08 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-9?image_id=05p006PezeandLaurent CiprianiAPAl Jazeera Upload Images

France's far-right leader and National Front Party candidate for the 2012 presidential elections Marine Le Pen delivers a speech during a meeting in Lyon. The race between candidates continues to heat up as candidates hope to gain momentum before the first round of voting on April 22.

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