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The week in pictures
From protests in Sudan to announcement of Egypt's new president, Al Jazeera showcases this week in images.
Last Modified: 27 Jun 2012 14:34


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A Turkish F-4 warplane was shot down by Syrian forces on June 22, sparking a row between the neighbouring countries. Turkey claimed the plane was shot down over international waters.


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Hundreds of Sudanese protesters clashed with security forces on June 23, while protesting against the rise of the food and fuel products. Since oil-rich South Sudan's independence last year, Sudan's revenues have dropped, prompting the government to axe subsidies and raise taxes.


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Few bold new initiatives emerged from the Rio+20 Earth Summit, which took place from June 20-22 in Brazil. Representatives of the Vatican led a successful effort to remove language referring to reproductive rights from the conference's final report.


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An impeachment trial removed Paraguay President Fernando Lugo from office, which some described as a coup d'etat. Vice president Federico Franco was sworn in after Congress voted to remove Lugo. Above, an army officer stands guard at a cathedral where Franco attended mass.


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Dutch football player Wesley Sneijder sits dejected after the elimination of the Netherlands elimination from the group stage of the Euro 2012 football championship. The Dutch exited the tournament without scoring a single point, finishing last in Group B.


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Antonis Samaras of the centre-right New Democracy party was sworn in this week as Greece's new prime minister, becoming the country's fourth leader in just eight months. 


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WikiLeaks founder Juilan Assange has sought refuge in Ecuador's London embassy to avoid extradition to Sweden over allegations of sexual assault. It remains unclear whether Ecuador will grant him asylum.


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Australia called off its search-and-rescue operation three days after a boat capsized off the coast of Christmas Island. 110 people have been found alive, while around 90 are still missing.


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An official checks the names of two Papua New Guinean voters at a polling station on June 23. The election is being seen as a watershed moment after months of political uncertainty in the Pacific nation, which is reported to be on the brink of a huge resources boom.


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Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohamed Morsi won the Egyptian presidential election, with 51.7 per cent of the vote, against Ahmed Shafiq, a former prime minister under Hosni Mubarak.


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A Turkish F-4 warplane was shot down by Syrian forces on June 22, sparking a row between the neighbouring countries. Turkey claimed the plane was shot down over international waters.

Fri, 22 Jun 2012 17:58:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures_-18_23-June?image_id=0cJN0Q79uneBZOSMAN ORSALREUTERSReuters Pictures

A Turkish F-4 warplane was shot down by Syrian forces on June 22, sparking a row between the neighbouring countries. Turkey claimed the plane was shot down over international waters.

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Hundreds of Sudanese protesters clashed with security forces on June 23, while protesting against the rise of the food and fuel products. Since oil-rich South Sudan became independent last year, Sudan's revenues have dropped precipitously, prompting the government to axe subsidies and raise taxes.

Sat, 23 Jun 2012 17:21:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures_-18_23-June?image_id=07JlgyCg0T6vVSTREPAEPA Images

Hundreds of Sudanese protesters clashed with security forces on June 23, while protesting against the rise of the food and fuel products. Since oil-rich South Sudan became independent last year, Sudan's revenues have dropped precipitously, prompting the government to axe subsidies and raise taxes.

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Few bold new initiatives emerged from the Rio+20 Earth Summit, which took place from June 20-22 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Representatives of the Vatican, backed by some developing countries, led a successful effort to remove language referring to reproductive rights from the conference's final report.

Fri, 22 Jun 2012 17:05:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures_-18_23-June?image_id=03Go3O4drt8jiANTONIO SCORZAAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

Few bold new initiatives emerged from the Rio+20 Earth Summit, which took place from June 20-22 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Representatives of the Vatican, backed by some developing countries, led a successful effort to remove language referring to reproductive rights from the conference's final report.

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An impeachment trial removed Paraguay President Fernando Lugo from office, which some described as a coup d'etat. The vice president, Federico Franco, was sworn in on Friday after the congress voted overwhelmingly to remove Lugo from office. Above, a Paraguayan army officer stands guard outside a cathedral where Franco was attending mass.

Sun, 24 Jun 2012 01:37:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures_-18_23-June?image_id=0eDZdY59lsbxbMARCOS BRINDICCIREUTERSReuters Pictures

An impeachment trial removed Paraguay President Fernando Lugo from office, which some described as a coup d'etat. The vice president, Federico Franco, was sworn in on Friday after the congress voted overwhelmingly to remove Lugo from office. Above, a Paraguayan army officer stands guard outside a cathedral where Franco was attending mass.

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Dutch football player Wesley Sneijder sits dejected after the Netherlands' elimination from the group stage of the Euro 2012 football championship. The Dutch exited the tournament without scoring a single point, finishing last in Group B.

Sun, 24 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures_-18_23-June?image_id=0fwX3hV6x6aPTAPAl Jazeera Upload Images

Dutch football player Wesley Sneijder sits dejected after the Netherlands' elimination from the group stage of the Euro 2012 football championship. The Dutch exited the tournament without scoring a single point, finishing last in Group B.

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On June 21, Antonis Samaras of the centre-right New Democracy party was sworn in as Greece's new prime minister, becoming the country's fourth leader in just eight months. 

Thu, 21 Jun 2012 18:54:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures_-18_23-June?image_id=0gAWdeT0YkamCANDREAS SOLAROAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

On June 21, Antonis Samaras of the centre-right New Democracy party was sworn in as Greece's new prime minister, becoming the country's fourth leader in just eight months. 

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WikiLeaks founder Juilan Assange has sought refuge in Ecuador's London embassy to avoid extradition to Sweden on sexual assault charges. It remains unclear whether Ecuador will grant him asylum.

Fri, 22 Jun 2012 16:35:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures_-18_23-June?image_id=06eB0gafm1fwhOli ScarffGetty ImagesGetty Images

WikiLeaks founder Juilan Assange has sought refuge in Ecuador's London embassy to avoid extradition to Sweden on sexual assault charges. It remains unclear whether Ecuador will grant him asylum.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures_-18_23-June?image_id=04ez6accJe1o4

Australia has called off its search for survivors three days after a search-and-rescue operation began for 200 refugees aboard a boat that capsized off the coast of Christmas Island. One hundred ten people have been found, while 90 are still missing.

Fri, 22 Jun 2012 01:28:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures_-18_23-June?image_id=04ez6accJe1o4Scott FisherGetty ImagesGetty Images

Australia has called off its search for survivors three days after a search-and-rescue operation began for 200 refugees aboard a boat that capsized off the coast of Christmas Island. One hundred ten people have been found, while 90 are still missing.

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An official checks the names of two Papua New Guinean voters at a polling station on June 23. Voting began in Papua New Guinea in polls seen as a watershed moment after months of political uncertainty in the struggling Pacific nation which is on the brink of a huge resources boom.

Sun, 24 Jun 2012 05:12:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures_-18_23-June?image_id=0clA9wdgRag0iAFPAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

An official checks the names of two Papua New Guinean voters at a polling station on June 23. Voting began in Papua New Guinea in polls seen as a watershed moment after months of political uncertainty in the struggling Pacific nation which is on the brink of a huge resources boom.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures_-18_23-June?image_id=0fCXbTUcIM4L1Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohamed Morsi won the Egyptian presidential election, with 51.7 per cent of the vote, against Ahmed Shafiq, a former prime minister under Hosni Mubarak.Sun, 24 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures_-18_23-June?image_id=0fCXbTUcIM4L1Al JazeeraMuslim Brotherhood candidate Mohamed Morsi won the Egyptian presidential election, with 51.7 per cent of the vote, against Ahmed Shafiq, a former prime minister under Hosni Mubarak.


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