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The week in pictures
From Hosni Mubarak's life sentence to the United Kingdom's Diamond Jubilee, Al Jazeera showcases the week in pictures.
Last Modified: 03 Jun 2012 14:55


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Egypt's ex-president Hosni Mubarak was sentenced to life in prison on June 2. Although the sentence was initially greeted with joy, demonstrations soon erupted after the acquittals of several Mubarak-era security officials.


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The former president's son, Gamal Mubarak, and his brother Alaa were sentenced only to the time already served. The two were convicted on some corruption charges but acquitted on others.


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Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her 60th year on the throne, the second monarch in UK history to reach the milestone. In an opulent Diamond Jubilee celebration, the members of the royal family will journey down the Thames in a "river pageant" of 1,000 boats.


SUKREE SUKPLANG/REUTERS
In Thailand, protesters rallied against a national reconciliation plan that may let a controversial former prime minister return home from exile. Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has said Thailand faces a "cycle of violence" unless steps are taken towards reconciliation.


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On May 31, Israel returned the remains of 91 Palestinians whom Israel says were killed in attacks against it. Above, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas prays over the flag-draped coffins during their funeral in Ramallah.


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The SpaceX "Dragon" capsule, the first private craft ever to reach the International Space Station, splashed down in the Pacific Ocean on May 31, several hundred miles off the coast of Baja California, Mexico.


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A growing number of Tibetans are setting themselves on fire in protest against China's rule over the region. Above, a Tibetan holds a poster of Jampel Yeshi, who set himself ablaze at a protest during Chinese President Hu Jintao's visit to India.


Thomas Starke/Getty Images
Riot police clashed with left-wing protesters during a march by neo-Nazis on June 2 in Hamburg, Germany. The roughly 1,000 neo-Nazis came from across Germany for what they termed "the day of German future".


PORNCHAI KITTIWONGSAKUL/AFP/Getty Images
Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi waved to refugees, many of whom were forced abroad by fighting and human rights abuses, during her visit to the Mae La refugee camp near the Thai-Myanmar border.


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A fire at an upscale mall in Doha, Qatar, claimed the lives of 19 people, including 13 children, who were at a nursery. Witnesses claimed some of the mall's sprinklers and smoke alarms did not work, and that mall officials did not quickly call an evacuation of the building.


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Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was sentenced to life in prison on June 2. Although the sentence was initially greeted with joy, demonstrations soon erupted upon the acquittals of security officials accused of complicity in the deaths of about 800 protesters during the Egyptian uprising in 2011.

Sat, 02 Jun 2012 01:12:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-May-28_June-3?image_id=09Fn0TA32Z7KXSTREPAEPA Images

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was sentenced to life in prison on June 2. Although the sentence was initially greeted with joy, demonstrations soon erupted upon the acquittals of security officials accused of complicity in the deaths of about 800 protesters during the Egyptian uprising in 2011.

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The former president's son, Gamal Mubarak, and his brother Alaa were sentenced only to the time already served. They were convicted on some corruption charges but acquitted on others.

Sat, 02 Jun 2012 13:30:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-May-28_June-3?image_id=05MrfaeehR4o9STRINGER/EGYPTREUTERSReuters Pictures

The former president's son, Gamal Mubarak, and his brother Alaa were sentenced only to the time already served. They were convicted on some corruption charges but acquitted on others.

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Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her 60th year on the throne, only the second monarch in the United Kingdom's history to reach the milestone. In an opulent Diamond Jubilee celebration, the members of the royal family will participate in a "river pageant" in which a flotilla of 1,000 boats will journey down the Thames.

Sat, 02 Jun 2012 15:42:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-May-28_June-3?image_id=010ygoY0Xc1nmWPA PoolGetty ImagesGetty Images

Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her 60th year on the throne, only the second monarch in the United Kingdom's history to reach the milestone. In an opulent Diamond Jubilee celebration, the members of the royal family will participate in a "river pageant" in which a flotilla of 1,000 boats will journey down the Thames.

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Thailand's "Yellow Shirts", a coalition of protesters opposing former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, rallied against a controversial national reconciliation plan that may let Shinawatra return home from exile. Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has warned the deeply divided kingdom faces a "cycle of violence" unless steps are taken towards reconciliation.

Thu, 31 May 2012 06:49:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-May-28_June-3?image_id=01ob1OWa0ldPPSUKREE SUKPLANGREUTERSReuters Pictures

Thailand's "Yellow Shirts", a coalition of protesters opposing former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, rallied against a controversial national reconciliation plan that may let Shinawatra return home from exile. Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has warned the deeply divided kingdom faces a "cycle of violence" unless steps are taken towards reconciliation.

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On May 31, Israel returned the remains of 91 Palestinians whom Israel says were killed in attacks against it. Above, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas prays over the flag-draped coffins during their funeral in Ramallah.

Thu, 31 May 2012 14:09:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-May-28_June-3?image_id=096S3kb52m6hkABBAS MOMANIAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

On May 31, Israel returned the remains of 91 Palestinians whom Israel says were killed in attacks against it. Above, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas prays over the flag-draped coffins during their funeral in Ramallah.

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The SpaceX "Dragon" spacecraft, the first private craft ever to reach the International Space Station, landed in the Pacific Ocean on May 31, several hundred miles off the coast of Southern California.

Thu, 31 May 2012 14:48:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-May-28_June-3?image_id=07EV1pSbem59DMichael Altenhofen / SPACEX HANDOUTEPAEPA Images

The SpaceX "Dragon" spacecraft, the first private craft ever to reach the International Space Station, landed in the Pacific Ocean on May 31, several hundred miles off the coast of Southern California.

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A growing number of Tibetans are setting themselves on fire in protest against China's rule over the region. Above, a Tibetan living in exile holds a poster with a picture of the self-immolation of Jampel Yeshi, who set himself ablaze during a protest against Chinese President Hu Jintao's visit to India.

Fri, 30 Mar 2012 09:15:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-May-28_June-3?image_id=03uzdUn4wj4JZSANJAY BAIDEPAEPA Images

A growing number of Tibetans are setting themselves on fire in protest against China's rule over the region. Above, a Tibetan living in exile holds a poster with a picture of the self-immolation of Jampel Yeshi, who set himself ablaze during a protest against Chinese President Hu Jintao's visit to India.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-May-28_June-3?image_id=0dP03iF9nXfGI

Riot police clashed with left-wing protestors during a march by neo-Nazis on June 2 in Hamburg, Germany. Thousands of protesters took to the streets to demonstrate against approximately 1,000 neo-Nazis who had come from across Germany for what they termed "the day of German future".

Sat, 02 Jun 2012 16:10:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-May-28_June-3?image_id=0dP03iF9nXfGIThomas StarkeGetty ImagesGetty Images

Riot police clashed with left-wing protestors during a march by neo-Nazis on June 2 in Hamburg, Germany. Thousands of protesters took to the streets to demonstrate against approximately 1,000 neo-Nazis who had come from across Germany for what they termed "the day of German future".

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Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi waves to Myanmar refugees during her visit to the Mae La refugee camp near the Thai-Myanmar border on June 2. Aung San Suu Kyi was given a rapturous welcome by thousands of Myanmar refugees forced by fighting and human rights abuses in their homeland to live in a Thai border camp.

Sat, 02 Jun 2012 08:10:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-May-28_June-3?image_id=080p19G7RD5V9PORNCHAI KITTIWONGSAKULAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi waves to Myanmar refugees during her visit to the Mae La refugee camp near the Thai-Myanmar border on June 2. Aung San Suu Kyi was given a rapturous welcome by thousands of Myanmar refugees forced by fighting and human rights abuses in their homeland to live in a Thai border camp.

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A fire in an upscale mall in Doha, Qatar claimed the lives of 19, including 13 children who were at a nursery. The Villaggio, which opened in 2006, is one of Qatar's most popular shopping centres. Witnesses said some of the mall's smoke alarms and sprinklers did not work, and that mall officials did not move quickly to evacuate the building.

Mon, 28 May 2012 18:19:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-May-28_June-3?image_id=0bWbbIufbYcv0STREPAEPA Images

A fire in an upscale mall in Doha, Qatar claimed the lives of 19, including 13 children who were at a nursery. The Villaggio, which opened in 2006, is one of Qatar's most popular shopping centres. Witnesses said some of the mall's smoke alarms and sprinklers did not work, and that mall officials did not move quickly to evacuate the building.



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