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The week in pictures
From Algerian elections to the murder of an Afghan peace envoy, Al Jazeera showcases the week of May 7 - 13 in pictures.
Last Modified: 14 May 2012 08:32


ALKIS KONSTANTINIDIS/EPA
SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras delivers a speech in Athens, Greece. Talks between leading parties to form a coalition government seem to have failed, putting Greece's immediate future in question.


ABBAS MOMANI/AFP/Getty Images
A Palestinian woman holds a stone to throw towards Israeli soldiers near the West Bank city of Ramallah during a demonstration held in support of Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails. More than 1,600 prisoners are currently refusing food in a wide-ranging protest.


GORAN TOMASEVIC/REUTERS
Children carry their family's belongings as they walk to Yida refugee camp in the rebel-held Nuba Mountains of South Sudan. Fleeing aerial bombardment by the Sudanese air force, thousands of people have abandoned their homes and made makeshift shelters.


EPA/ALBERTO MARTIN/EPA
Spain's los indignados ["the indignant"] demonstrate in Madrid's Puerta del Sol to mark the first anniversary of the grassroots movement that inspired "Occupy" protests in the US and around the world.


Crack Palinggi/AP
Indonesian police and marines use climbing gear to scale the nearly sheer slopes of a dormant volcano to reach the wreckage of a Russian-made jetliner that crashed, with 45 people on board, during a demonstration flight for potential buyers.


Kevin P. Casey/AP
Trenton Garris waves his rainbow flag in front of a banner in support of US President Barack Obama after the latter announced his support of same-sex marriage.


GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/Getty Images
Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood's presidential candidate Mohammed Mursi cheer him on during a rally in Cairo, Egypt. Mursi did not participate in the presidential debate earlier in the week.


MOHAMED MESSARA/EPA
An Algerian woman comes out from the polling booth before casting her vote during parliamentary election. Voter turnout appeared moderate in Algeria's parliamentary elections in which Islamist parties were hoping to continue their sweep of the region.


FRANCIS R. MALASIG/EPA
Filipinos hold placards during a demonstration in front of the Chinese consulate office in Manila. Hundreds of Filipinos rallied outside the Chinese Embassy to protest territorial disputes in the South China Sea.


Rahmat Gul/AP
An Afghan National Army soldier patrols the gate of the military hospital next to an ambulance in Kabul. Arsala Rahmani, a former Taliban official turned Afghan peace negotiator, was in his vehicle when he was killed by an unknown attacker.


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Week in Pictures 13http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-13en-usAl Jazeerafeedback@daylife.com10Sun, 13 May 2012 11:07:13 GMTSun, 13 May 2012 12:46:59 GMTCoalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) leader Alexis Tsipras speaks at his party's parliamentary group in Athenshttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-13?image_id=02351OF26t1Ck

Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) leader Alexis Tsipras delivers a speech in Athens, Greece. Tsipras began the final round of meetings with the leaders of other political parties in Parliament in last-ditch talks to gain support for a coalition government.

Wed, 09 May 2012 19:38:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-13?image_id=02351OF26t1CkALKIS KONSTANTINIDISEPAEPA Images

Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) leader Alexis Tsipras delivers a speech in Athens, Greece. Tsipras began the final round of meetings with the leaders of other political parties in Parliament in last-ditch talks to gain support for a coalition government.

Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) leader Alexis Tsipras speaks at his party's parliamentary group in Athens
A Palestinian woman holds a stone to thrhttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-13?image_id=05iqbS3djwg0P

A Palestinian woman holds a stone to throw towards the Israeli soldiers near the West Bank city of Ramallah during a demonstration in support of Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails. About 1,600 prisoners are currently refusing food in a wide-ranging protest.

Fri, 11 May 2012 16:44:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-13?image_id=05iqbS3djwg0PABBAS MOMANIAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

A Palestinian woman holds a stone to throw towards the Israeli soldiers near the West Bank city of Ramallah during a demonstration in support of Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails. About 1,600 prisoners are currently refusing food in a wide-ranging protest.

A Palestinian woman holds a stone to thr
Children carry their family's belonging as they go to Yida refugee camp in South Sudan outside Tess village in the rebel-held territory of the Nuba Mountains in South Kordofanhttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-13?image_id=0gcDcdUaJU3Vo

Children carry their family's belongings as they go to Yida refugee camp in South Sudan in the rebel-held territory of the Nuba Mountains. Fleeing aerial bombardment by the Sudanese air force, thousands of people have abandoned their homes and made makeshift shelters between the rocks and boulders.

Wed, 02 May 2012 20:56:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-13?image_id=0gcDcdUaJU3VoGORAN TOMASEVICREUTERSReuters Pictures

Children carry their family's belongings as they go to Yida refugee camp in South Sudan in the rebel-held territory of the Nuba Mountains. Fleeing aerial bombardment by the Sudanese air force, thousands of people have abandoned their homes and made makeshift shelters between the rocks and boulders.

Children carry their family's belonging as they go to Yida refugee camp in South Sudan outside Tess village in the rebel-held territory of the Nuba Mountains in South Kordofan
15-M ANNIVERSARYhttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-13?image_id=0enJ7XzdGO71z

Spain's "indignants" demonstrate in Madrid's Puerta del Sol to mark the first birthday of the grassroots movement that inspired Occupy protests in the US and around the world.

Sat, 12 May 2012 20:03:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-13?image_id=0enJ7XzdGO71zEPA/ALBERTO MARTINEPAEPA Images

Spain's "indignants" demonstrate in Madrid's Puerta del Sol to mark the first birthday of the grassroots movement that inspired Occupy protests in the US and around the world.

15-M ANNIVERSARY
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Indonesian police and marines used climbing gear to scale the nearly sheer slopes of a dormant volcano to reach the wreckage of the Russian-made jetliner that crashed with 45 people on-board during a demonstration flight for potential buyers.

Sun, 13 May 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-13?image_id=0fBm4ah0kp89VCrack PalinggiAPAl Jazeera Upload Images

Indonesian police and marines used climbing gear to scale the nearly sheer slopes of a dormant volcano to reach the wreckage of the Russian-made jetliner that crashed with 45 people on-board during a demonstration flight for potential buyers.

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Trenton Garris waves his rainbow flag in front of a banner in support of President Barack Obama after the latter announced his support on same-sex marriage.

Sun, 13 May 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-13?image_id=0elnh1x1Nb0OfKevin P. CaseyAPAl Jazeera Upload Images

Trenton Garris waves his rainbow flag in front of a banner in support of President Barack Obama after the latter announced his support on same-sex marriage.

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Supporters of Muslim Brotherhood's Egypthttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-13?image_id=0c533oU4CFaBj

Supporters of Muslim Brotherhood's Egypt presidential candidate Mohammed Mursi cheer him on during a presidential campaign rally in Cairo. Mursi did not participate in the debate earlier in the week, which featured Amr Moussa and Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh squaring off ahead of the late-May elections.

Sat, 12 May 2012 22:43:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-13?image_id=0c533oU4CFaBjGIANLUIGI GUERCIAAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

Supporters of Muslim Brotherhood's Egypt presidential candidate Mohammed Mursi cheer him on during a presidential campaign rally in Cairo. Mursi did not participate in the debate earlier in the week, which featured Amr Moussa and Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh squaring off ahead of the late-May elections.

Supporters of Muslim Brotherhood's Egypt
Algerians go to polls for legislative electionshttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-13?image_id=02z11Ht6DA9Rg

An Algerian woman comes out from the polling booth before casting her vote during parliamentary election. Voter turnout appeared moderate in Algeria's parliamentary elections in which Islamist parties were hoping to continue their sweep of the region.

Thu, 10 May 2012 10:52:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-13?image_id=02z11Ht6DA9RgMOHAMED MESSARAEPAEPA Images

An Algerian woman comes out from the polling booth before casting her vote during parliamentary election. Voter turnout appeared moderate in Algeria's parliamentary elections in which Islamist parties were hoping to continue their sweep of the region.

Algerians go to polls for legislative elections
Filipinos gather outside the Chinese Embassy to protest China's alleged bullying of the Philippines over territorial disputes.http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-13?image_id=0enTgh17ULaSg

Filipinos hold placards during a demonstration in front of the Chinese consulate office to protest over territorial disputes in Manila, Philippines, 11 May 2012. Hundreds of Filipinos rallied outside the Chinese Embassy to protest China's alleged bullying of the Philippines over territorial disputes in the South China Sea.

Thu, 10 May 2012 22:45:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-13?image_id=0enTgh17ULaSgFRANCIS R. MALASIGEPAEPA Images

Filipinos hold placards during a demonstration in front of the Chinese consulate office to protest over territorial disputes in Manila, Philippines, 11 May 2012. Hundreds of Filipinos rallied outside the Chinese Embassy to protest China's alleged bullying of the Philippines over territorial disputes in the South China Sea.

Filipinos gather outside the Chinese Embassy to protest China's alleged bullying of the Philippines over territorial disputes.
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An Afghan National Army soldier patrols the gate of the military hospital next to an ambulance in Kabul. Arsala Rahmani, a former Taliban official turned Afghan peace negotiator, was in his vehicle when he was killed by an unknown attacker.

Sun, 13 May 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-13?image_id=01yQfMm3imfwFRahmat GulAPAl Jazeera Upload Images

An Afghan National Army soldier patrols the gate of the military hospital next to an ambulance in Kabul. Arsala Rahmani, a former Taliban official turned Afghan peace negotiator, was in his vehicle when he was killed by an unknown attacker.

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