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From an anti-austerity march in Portugal to Pope Benedict's visit to Lebanon, Al Jazeera showcases this week in images.
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Protests against an anti-Islam film made in the US state of California roiled the Muslim world for much of the past week. In Libya, an attack on the US consulate in Benghazi lead to the killing of US ambassador Christopher Stevens and several others.


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International troops in Afghanistan have suspended their training programme for Afghan security forces following a spate of attacks on foreign soldiers. Above, Afghan policemen perform during their graduation ceremony in Laghman, Afghanistan on September 10.


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Anti-Japan protesters burn a Japanese flag during their protest in central China's Hubei province. Protesters in China began another day of demonstrations against Japan after protests over disputed islands spread across numerous cities.


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Alleged leader of 'El Cartel del Golfo' Jorge Eduardo Costilla Sanchez, aka 'El Coss', is presented to the press in Mexico City on September 13. Costilla Sanchez was arrested in Tamaulipas State.


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A crowd waves Lebanese flags as they greet Pope Benedict XVI in his 'popemobile' leading to the presidential palace in Beirut, where he met Lebanese religious and political leaders.


Paulo Duarte/AP
Protesters descended on Lisbon, Portugal as the government introduced tough new measures to avoid financial bailouts. The banner above reads: 'Damn the troika - We want our lives'.


Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP
In Russia, thousands of opposition supporters demonstrated for greater freedom and called for an end to the rule of President Vladimir Putin, who was elected to another term in March.


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Chicago school teachers have gone on strike demanding better pay, health benefits and more resources to serve students. An estimated 25,000 people gathered at a rally at Union Park on September 15 in a show of solidarity as negotiations on a labor contract continue.


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Demonstrations erupt  around the Arab world,over film made in US which insults Prophet Muhammed. Indonesian Muslims shout slogans as they hold a banner which reads "Prophet Muhammad is symbol of Islam" during a protest against an anti-Islam film that has sparked anger among followers, outside the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia.


Fri, 14 Sep 2012 10:51:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-Gallery-?image_id=0dhOfzpeY07tLAchmad IbrahimAPAP Photo

Demonstrations erupt  around the Arab world,over film made in US which insults Prophet Muhammed. Indonesian Muslims shout slogans as they hold a banner which reads "Prophet Muhammad is symbol of Islam" during a protest against an anti-Islam film that has sparked anger among followers, outside the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia.


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Afghan policemen perform during their graduation ceremony in Laghman, Afghanistan, 10 September. International troops in Afghanistan have suspended their training programme for Afghan security forces following a spate of attacks on foreign soldiers.

Mon, 10 Sep 2012 12:12:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-Gallery-?image_id=055o1v6eWUfTJABDUL MUEEDEPAEPA Images

Afghan policemen perform during their graduation ceremony in Laghman, Afghanistan, 10 September. International troops in Afghanistan have suspended their training programme for Afghan security forces following a spate of attacks on foreign soldiers.

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Anti-Japan protesters burn a Japanese flag during their protest in Wuhan, central China's Hubei province. Protesters in China began another day of demonstrations against Japan , after protests over disputed islands spread across numerous cities. Sept. 16.

Sun, 16 Sep 2012 09:27:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-Gallery-?image_id=00J24PFgQJ9sPAPAPAP Photo

Anti-Japan protesters burn a Japanese flag during their protest in Wuhan, central China's Hubei province. Protesters in China began another day of demonstrations against Japan , after protests over disputed islands spread across numerous cities. Sept. 16.

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Alleged leader of 'El Cartel del Golfo' Jorge Eduardo Costilla Sanchez, aka 'El Coss', is presented to the press in Mexico City, on September 13. Costilla Sanchez was arrested in Tamaulipas State.

Thu, 13 Sep 2012 13:02:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-Gallery-?image_id=094c9v80Tg7CzRONALDO SCHEMIDTAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

Alleged leader of 'El Cartel del Golfo' Jorge Eduardo Costilla Sanchez, aka 'El Coss', is presented to the press in Mexico City, on September 13. Costilla Sanchez was arrested in Tamaulipas State.

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Crowd wave Lebanese flags as they greet Pope Benedict XVI in his papamobile on the road leading to the presidential palace in Beirut, where he met Lebanese religious and political leaders. Thousands of people, mostly Christians, lined the road leading to the palace.

Sat, 15 Sep 2012 09:22:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-Gallery-?image_id=08bY8917KS7kDANWAR AMROAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

Crowd wave Lebanese flags as they greet Pope Benedict XVI in his papamobile on the road leading to the presidential palace in Beirut, where he met Lebanese religious and political leaders. Thousands of people, mostly Christians, lined the road leading to the palace.

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Protesters descend on Lisbon as governments introduce tough new measures to avoid financial bailouts.

On the picture they hold a banner reading 'Damn the troika! We want our lives'



Sat, 15 Sep 2012 20:52:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-Gallery-?image_id=0a04g0p0Xf7fgPaulo DuarteAPAP Photo

Protesters descend on Lisbon as governments introduce tough new measures to avoid financial bailouts.

On the picture they hold a banner reading 'Damn the troika! We want our lives'



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Opposition supporters call for greater freedom and equality in manifestation against president Putin. Thousands of opposition supporters are expected.


Sat, 15 Sep 2012 11:03:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-Gallery-?image_id=09Rgbllejl5EjAlexander ZemlianichenkoAPAP Photo

Opposition supporters call for greater freedom and equality in manifestation against president Putin. Thousands of opposition supporters are expected.


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Chicago school teachers have gone on strike  demanding better pay, health benefits and more resources to serve students .Teachers and their supporters attend a rally at Union Park September 15. An estimated 25,000 people gathered in the park in a show of solidarity as negotiations on a labor contract continue.

Sat, 15 Sep 2012 21:35:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-Gallery-?image_id=0ae0ei39Xv6GEScott OlsonGetty ImagesGetty Images

Chicago school teachers have gone on strike  demanding better pay, health benefits and more resources to serve students .Teachers and their supporters attend a rally at Union Park September 15. An estimated 25,000 people gathered in the park in a show of solidarity as negotiations on a labor contract continue.



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