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From the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympics to drought in the US, Al Jazeera showcases this week in images
Last Modified: 29 Jul 2012 14:19


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The Olympic rings converge together above performers during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games.


SUZANNE PLUNKETT/REUTERS
Saudi Arabia's first female Olympic athletes make their appearance during the opening ceremony. Back at home, Saudi security forces opened fire on Shia protesters in the Qatif district of Eastern Province, wounding several of them as hundreds marched to demand the release of detainees


JIM LO SCALZO/EPA
The bottom of Celery Bog is exposed to the sun as water levels in the wetlands plummet in the US state of Indiana. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the current drought is the most extensive to afflict the US in more than 50 years, and will drive up food prices in the coming year.


Marko Drobnjakovic/AP
Ivica Dacic, the wartime spokesman of late Slobodan Milosevic, was sworn in as Serbia's new prime minister, triggering unease despite his proclaimed pro-EU positions.


Anupam Nath/AP
Bodo people rest at a camp in Kokrajhar, India. The country's prime minister, Manmohan Singh, met with people in the district, one of the worst-affected by the clashes between ethnic Bodos and Muslim settlers in Assam state.


YAW BIBINI/REUTERS
People read newspapers reporting the death of Ghana President John Atta Mills, 68, in Accra, on July 26. Vice President John Dramani Mahama was sworn in hours after the announcement of Mills' death from a sudden illness.


SINAN GUL/ANADOLU AGENCY/EPA
Syrian rebels patrol near Aleppo. Fierce fighting has erupted in the city over the last couple days, with the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights now estimating the total death toll to be over 20,000 since the uprising began. 


Sunday Alamba/AP
A woman paddles a canoe past stilt houses at Makoko, a floating slum in Lagos, Nigeria. A government-led eviction last week saw men in speedboats destroying homes with machetes, resulting in 3,000 newly homeless people.


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Week in pictures, July 23 - 29http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures%2C-July-23-_-29en-usAl Jazeerafeedback@daylife.com10Sun, 29 Jul 2012 11:54:26 GMTSun, 29 Jul 2012 14:01:23 GMT http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures%2C-July-23-_-29?image_id=037TfhI2mV4L2

The Olympic rings converge together above performers during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Fri, 27 Jul 2012 21:25:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures%2C-July-23-_-29?image_id=037TfhI2mV4L2REUTERSREUTERSAl Jazeera Upload Images

The Olympic rings converge together above performers during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

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Saudi Arabia's first female Olympic athletes make their appearance during the opening ceremony. Back at home, Saudi security forces opened fire on Shia protesters in the Qatif district of Eastern Province, wounding several of them as hundreds marched to demand the release of detainees

Fri, 27 Jul 2012 04:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures%2C-July-23-_-29?image_id=05o2bQAgEN9YYSUZANNE PLUNKETTREUTERSReuters Pictures

Saudi Arabia's first female Olympic athletes make their appearance during the opening ceremony. Back at home, Saudi security forces opened fire on Shia protesters in the Qatif district of Eastern Province, wounding several of them as hundreds marched to demand the release of detainees

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The bottom of Celery Bog is exposed to the sun as water levels in the wetlands plummet in the US state of Indiana. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the current drought is the most extensive to afflict the US in more than 50 years, and will drive up food prices in the coming year.

Sat, 21 Jul 2012 22:48:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures%2C-July-23-_-29?image_id=0cvv4accYV1tqJIM LO SCALZOEPAEPA Images

The bottom of Celery Bog is exposed to the sun as water levels in the wetlands plummet in the US state of Indiana. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the current drought is the most extensive to afflict the US in more than 50 years, and will drive up food prices in the coming year.

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Ivica Dacic, the wartime spokesman of late Slobodan Milosevic, was sworn in as Serbia's new prime minister, triggering unease despite his proclaimed pro-EU positions.

Thu, 26 Jul 2012 18:42:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures%2C-July-23-_-29?image_id=06nc2bc9wp19zMarko DrobnjakovicAPAP Photo

Ivica Dacic, the wartime spokesman of late Slobodan Milosevic, was sworn in as Serbia's new prime minister, triggering unease despite his proclaimed pro-EU positions.

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Bodo people rest at a camp in Kokrajhar, India. The country's prime minister, Manmohan Singh, met with people in the district, one of the worst-affected by the clashes between ethnic Bodos and Muslim settlers in Assam state.

Sat, 28 Jul 2012 13:54:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures%2C-July-23-_-29?image_id=04Ha3R78GS3L3Anupam NathAPAP Photo

Bodo people rest at a camp in Kokrajhar, India. The country's prime minister, Manmohan Singh, met with people in the district, one of the worst-affected by the clashes between ethnic Bodos and Muslim settlers in Assam state.

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People read newspapers reporting the death of Ghana President John Atta Mills, 68, in Accra, on July 26. Vice President John Dramani Mahama was sworn in hours after the announcement of Mills' death from a sudden illness.

Thu, 26 Jul 2012 09:26:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures%2C-July-23-_-29?image_id=02RMa3b3BXeR1YAW BIBINIREUTERSReuters Pictures

People read newspapers reporting the death of Ghana President John Atta Mills, 68, in Accra, on July 26. Vice President John Dramani Mahama was sworn in hours after the announcement of Mills' death from a sudden illness.

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Syrian rebels patrol near Aleppo. Fierce fighting has erupted in the city over the last couple days, with the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights now estimating the total death toll to be over 20,000 since the uprising began. 

Thu, 26 Jul 2012 07:35:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures%2C-July-23-_-29?image_id=048o6K3cm2aiESINAN GUL/ANADOLU AGENCYEPAEPA Images

Syrian rebels patrol near Aleppo. Fierce fighting has erupted in the city over the last couple days, with the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights now estimating the total death toll to be over 20,000 since the uprising began. 

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A woman paddles a canoe past stilt houses at Makoko, a floating slum in Lagos, Nigeria. A government-led eviction last week saw men in speedboats destroying homes with machetes, resulting in 3,000 newly homeless people.

Wed, 25 Jul 2012 23:04:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures%2C-July-23-_-29?image_id=09KK8HFfOy8FwSunday AlambaAPAP Photo

A woman paddles a canoe past stilt houses at Makoko, a floating slum in Lagos, Nigeria. A government-led eviction last week saw men in speedboats destroying homes with machetes, resulting in 3,000 newly homeless people.



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