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The week in pictures
From demonstrations in Spain to flooding in Japan, Al Jazeera showcases this week in images.
Last Modified: 15 Jul 2012 13:36


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In the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, a rebel group called M23 has scored several victories in the past week. Congo's government has accused neighbouring Rwanda of fomenting and supporting the rebellion, which began as a mutiny by former rebels in the government army.


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Bradley Wiggins of Great Britain has been leading the Tour de France bicycle race, which will end on July 22. Above, Wiggins and others ride in Stage 13, which runs from Saint-Paul Trois Chateaux to Le Cap D'Agde, in southern France.


PAUL HANNA/REUTERS
In Madrid, protests erupted against austerity measures announced by the Spanish government. Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets to protest a second wave of wage cuts in as many years.


YAHYA ARHAB/EPA
A suicide bombing attack at a police academy in Sanaa, the capital of Yemen, killed several cadets and wounded 15 others. Above, Yemeni soldiers march during a funeral procession for the cadets.


KHALED ELFIQI/EPA
Thousands of Egyptians rallied in Cairo on July 13 in support of President Mohamed Morsi's call to reconvene parliament. A military-backed court had ruled that the parliament, which is dominated by Islamists, should be dissolved.


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Mitt Romney, the US Republican Party's presidential candidate, got a cold reception at a speech he gave at a National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) convention. Blacks voted overwhelmingly for Obama over his opponent, John McCain, in 2008.


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Heavy rain triggered flash floods and mudslides in southern Japan on July 12, killing nearly two dozen people. Above, cars wade through flood water in Hita, Oita Prefecture.


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The Olympic Flame has been making a 70-day relay before the Summer Olympics begin in London on July 27. The relay involves 8,000 torchbearers covering 8,000 miles. Above, the torch passes through Southampton, England.


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Week in pictures July 9-15http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-July-9_15en-usAl Jazeerafeedback@daylife.com10Sun, 15 Jul 2012 08:53:14 GMTSun, 15 Jul 2012 11:17:52 GMT http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-July-9_15?image_id=05wR6L6av00OJ

In the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, a rebel group called M23 has scored several victories in the past week. Congo's government has accused neighbouring Rwanda of fomenting and supporting the rebellion, which began as a mutiny by former rebels in the government army.

Thu, 12 Jul 2012 16:09:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-July-9_15?image_id=05wR6L6av00OJJAMES AKENAREUTERSReuters Pictures

In the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, a rebel group called M23 has scored several victories in the past week. Congo's government has accused neighbouring Rwanda of fomenting and supporting the rebellion, which began as a mutiny by former rebels in the government army.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-July-9_15?image_id=07NW0cn861bDM

Bradley Wiggins of Great Britain has been leading the Tour de France bicycle race, which will end on July 22. Above, Wiggins and others ride in Stage 13, which runs from Saint-Paul Trois Chateaux to Le Cap D'Agde, in southern France.

Sat, 14 Jul 2012 17:03:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-July-9_15?image_id=07NW0cn861bDMBryn LennonGetty ImagesGetty Images

Bradley Wiggins of Great Britain has been leading the Tour de France bicycle race, which will end on July 22. Above, Wiggins and others ride in Stage 13, which runs from Saint-Paul Trois Chateaux to Le Cap D'Agde, in southern France.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-July-9_15?image_id=0e5z6rnaUMc24

In Madrid, protests erupted against austerity measures announced by the Spanish government. Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets to protest a second wave of wage cuts in as many years.

Fri, 13 Jul 2012 23:55:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-July-9_15?image_id=0e5z6rnaUMc24PAUL HANNAREUTERSReuters Pictures

In Madrid, protests erupted against austerity measures announced by the Spanish government. Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets to protest a second wave of wage cuts in as many years.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-July-9_15?image_id=0893aAbakRe9F

A suicide bombing attack at a police academy in Sanaa, the capital of Yemen, killed several cadets and wounded 15 others. Above, Yemeni soldiers march during a funeral procession for the cadets.

Sat, 14 Jul 2012 08:24:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-July-9_15?image_id=0893aAbakRe9FYAHYA ARHABEPAEPA Images

A suicide bombing attack at a police academy in Sanaa, the capital of Yemen, killed several cadets and wounded 15 others. Above, Yemeni soldiers march during a funeral procession for the cadets.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-July-9_15?image_id=0eLl17ccX93LK

Thousands of Egyptians rallied in Cairo on July 13 in support of President Mohamed Morsi's call to reconvene parliament. A military-backed court had ruled that the parliament, which is dominated by Islamists, should be dissolved.

Fri, 13 Jul 2012 01:12:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-July-9_15?image_id=0eLl17ccX93LKKHALED ELFIQIEPAEPA Images

Thousands of Egyptians rallied in Cairo on July 13 in support of President Mohamed Morsi's call to reconvene parliament. A military-backed court had ruled that the parliament, which is dominated by Islamists, should be dissolved.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-July-9_15?image_id=062t4Xkal35xu

Mitt Romney, the US Republican Party's presidential candidate, got a cold reception at a speech he gave at the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) annual convention in Houston. Blacks voted overwhelmingly for Obama over Republican nominee John McCain in 2008.

Wed, 11 Jul 2012 15:37:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-July-9_15?image_id=062t4Xkal35xuNICHOLAS KAMMAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

Mitt Romney, the US Republican Party's presidential candidate, got a cold reception at a speech he gave at the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) annual convention in Houston. Blacks voted overwhelmingly for Obama over Republican nominee John McCain in 2008.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-July-9_15?image_id=09trcGOfjZbPb

Heavy rain triggered flash floods and mudslides in southern Japan on July 12, killing nearly two dozen people. Above, cars wade through flood water in Hita, Oita Prefecture.

Sat, 14 Jul 2012 03:19:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-July-9_15?image_id=09trcGOfjZbPbAPAPAP Photo

Heavy rain triggered flash floods and mudslides in southern Japan on July 12, killing nearly two dozen people. Above, cars wade through flood water in Hita, Oita Prefecture.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-July-9_15?image_id=07cU1yc5J45Yu

The Olympic Flame has been making a 70-day relay before the Summer Olympics begin in London on July 27. The relay involves 8,000 torchbearers covering 8,000 miles. Above, the torch passes through Southampton, England.

Sat, 14 Jul 2012 22:43:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-July-9_15?image_id=07cU1yc5J45YuLOCOGLOCOG via Getty ImagesGetty Images

The Olympic Flame has been making a 70-day relay before the Summer Olympics begin in London on July 27. The relay involves 8,000 torchbearers covering 8,000 miles. Above, the torch passes through Southampton, England.



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