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The week in pictures
From a plane crash in Nigeria to the Euro 2012 football championship, Al Jazeera showcases this week in images.
Last Modified: 10 Jun 2012 19:12


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Nigerian President Jonathan Goodluck announced three days of national mourning after more than 150 people were killed when a passenger airplane crashed in Lagos. Everyone onboard was killed. The tragedy occurred just one day after a cargo plane crashed in Accra, Ghana, killing at least 10.


ALI JAREKJI/REUTERS
Protesters gathered outside the Syrian embassy in Amman, Jordan, following news of more mass killings in Syria in recent weeks.


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A satellite captures the transit of Venus across the face of the sun, as seen from space. The transit, which took place on June 5-6, will not occur again until the year 2117. 


PAUL HANNA/REUTERS
Eurozone finance ministers agreed on June 9 to lend Spain up to 100bn euros ($125bn) to shore up its teetering banks. In Madrid's Puerta del Sol square, demonstrators held up signs reading: "This isn't a rescue, it's a fraud", and "Hands up, this is a rescue", in reference to the bailout.


GUILLAUME HORCAJUELO/EPA
Marine Le Pen, head of the French far-right political party National Front, campaigns at a rally in Bompas, southern France, ahead of legislative elections. The first round of the elections is taking place on June 10, and a run-off vote is scheduled for June 17.


KERIM OKTEN/EPA
The Euro 2012 football championship, co-hosted by Poland and Ukraine, kicked off on June 8. Sixteen teams are competing for the championship, which was last won in 2008 by Spain. Above, Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo in action during a match against Germany in Lviv, Ukraine.


NAVESH CHITRAKAR/REUTERS
A butter lamp is seen in front of a globe made from vermilion powder during World Environment Day celebrations on June 5 in Kathmandu, Nepal. Participants gathered around the globe to spread awareness of environmental issues.


HANDOUT/Reuters
Massive forest fires have been ravaging the southwestern US, aided by dry weather conditions. Above, a helicopter drops retardant on a wildfire in the Gila National Forest in New Mexico.


Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images
In a controversial split decision, Timothy Bradley defeated Manny Pacquiao on June 9 to win the WBO welterweight boxing championship.


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Nigerian President Jonathan Goodluck announced three days of national mourning after more than 150 people were killed when a passenger airplane crashed in Lagos. Everyone onboard was killed. The tragedy occurred just one day after a cargo plane crashed in Accra, Ghana, killing at least 10.

Sun, 03 Jun 2012 20:26:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-June-4_10?image_id=05GAf5B8k4dQASTREPAEPA Images

Nigerian President Jonathan Goodluck announced three days of national mourning after more than 150 people were killed when a passenger airplane crashed in Lagos. Everyone onboard was killed. The tragedy occurred just one day after a cargo plane crashed in Accra, Ghana, killing at least 10.

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Protesters gathered outside the Syrian embassy in Amman, Jordan following news of more mass killings in Syria in recent weeks.

Thu, 07 Jun 2012 19:48:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-June-4_10?image_id=0dfwdXI4QgfcyALI JAREKJIREUTERSReuters Pictures

Protesters gathered outside the Syrian embassy in Amman, Jordan following news of more mass killings in Syria in recent weeks.

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A satellite captures the transit of Venus across the face of the sun, as seen from space. The transit, which took place on June 5-6, will not occur again until the year 2117. 

Wed, 06 Jun 2012 14:11:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-June-4_10?image_id=0dMdc5D5LUf2kNASAGetty ImagesGetty Images

A satellite captures the transit of Venus across the face of the sun, as seen from space. The transit, which took place on June 5-6, will not occur again until the year 2117. 

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-June-4_10?image_id=0bqlcPqd9GdJB

Eurozone finance ministers agreed on June 9 to lend Spain up to 100bn euros ($125bn) to shore up its teetering banks. In Madrid's Puerta del Sol square, demonstrators held up signs reading: "This isn't a rescue, it's a fraud", and "Hands up, this is a rescue", in reference to the bailout.

Sat, 09 Jun 2012 21:44:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-June-4_10?image_id=0bqlcPqd9GdJBPAUL HANNAREUTERSReuters Pictures

Eurozone finance ministers agreed on June 9 to lend Spain up to 100bn euros ($125bn) to shore up its teetering banks. In Madrid's Puerta del Sol square, demonstrators held up signs reading: "This isn't a rescue, it's a fraud", and "Hands up, this is a rescue", in reference to the bailout.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-June-4_10?image_id=0agb0ds6GtetC

Marine Le Pen, head of the French far-right political party National Front, campaigns at a rally in Bompas, southern France, ahead of legislative elections. The first round of the elections is taking place on June 10, and a run-off vote is scheduled for June 17.

Wed, 06 Jun 2012 19:34:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-June-4_10?image_id=0agb0ds6GtetCGUILLAUME HORCAJUELOEPAEPA Images

Marine Le Pen, head of the French far-right political party National Front, campaigns at a rally in Bompas, southern France, ahead of legislative elections. The first round of the elections is taking place on June 10, and a run-off vote is scheduled for June 17.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-June-4_10?image_id=0b2p6wXfxZ9ET

The Euro 2012 soccer championship, co-hosted by Poland and Ukraine, kicked off on June 8. Sixteen teams are competing for the championship, which was last won in 2008 by Spain. Above, Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo in action during a match against Germany in Lviv, Ukraine.

Sat, 09 Jun 2012 20:09:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-June-4_10?image_id=0b2p6wXfxZ9ETKERIM OKTENEPAEPA Images

The Euro 2012 soccer championship, co-hosted by Poland and Ukraine, kicked off on June 8. Sixteen teams are competing for the championship, which was last won in 2008 by Spain. Above, Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo in action during a match against Germany in Lviv, Ukraine.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-June-4_10?image_id=094Wg4a1Y3bDg

A butter lamp is seen in front of a globe made from vermilion powder during World Environment Day celebrations on June 5 in Kathmandu, Nepal. Participants gathered around the globe to spread awareness of environmental issues.

Sun, 05 Jun 2011 15:26:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-June-4_10?image_id=094Wg4a1Y3bDgNAVESH CHITRAKARREUTERSReuters Pictures

A butter lamp is seen in front of a globe made from vermilion powder during World Environment Day celebrations on June 5 in Kathmandu, Nepal. Participants gathered around the globe to spread awareness of environmental issues.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-June-4_10?image_id=00BDgPT8jj9et

Massive forest fires have been ravaging the southwestern US, aided by dry weather conditions. Above, a helicopter drops retardant on a wildfire in the Gila National Forest in New Mexico.

Tue, 05 Jun 2012 00:26:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-June-4_10?image_id=00BDgPT8jj9etHANDOUTReutersReuters Pictures

Massive forest fires have been ravaging the southwestern US, aided by dry weather conditions. Above, a helicopter drops retardant on a wildfire in the Gila National Forest in New Mexico.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-June-4_10?image_id=0cVqcfn7vH2ji

In a controversial split decision, Timothy Bradley defeated Manny Pacquiao on June 9 to win the WBO welterweight boxing championship.

Sun, 10 Jun 2012 05:44:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-June-4_10?image_id=0cVqcfn7vH2jiKevork DjansezianGetty ImagesGetty Images

In a controversial split decision, Timothy Bradley defeated Manny Pacquiao on June 9 to win the WBO welterweight boxing championship.



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