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From anti-torture protests in Georgia to Venezuela's frenetic campaign, Al Jazeera showcases this week in images.
Last Modified: 24 Sep 2012 09:24


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In the wake of an attack on the US consulate in Benghazi that left the American ambassador and three others dead, demonstrators in the eastern Libyan city stormed the compounds of militias based there, including the Ansar al-Sharia militia.


GONZALO FUENTES/REUTERS
Demonstrations erupted in Georgia after footage showing torture and rape of convicts was shown on pro-opposition television channels.


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French gendarmes escort a woman wearing a headscarf for an identity check near the Eiffel Tower following tight security due to calls on the internet by Islamic groups to demonstrate in protest over an anti-Islam video. In France, the authorities banned all protests over the issue.


Staff Sgt. Michael Behlin/AP
The US Congress honoured Burmese pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi with the highest civilian award in recognition of her campaign to restore good governance in the Southeast Asian nation.


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The last of 33,000 "surge" troops ordered into Afghanistan by US President Barack Obama in 2009 have now left the country.


MIGUEL GUTIERREZ/EPA
Syrian rebels held their position as they tried to root out Syrian government forces in the Amariya neighbourhood of Aleppo on September 22.


ANGELIKA WARMUTH/EPA
As elections approach in Venezuela, tensions between the candidates have been rising. Earlier this month, the Carter Center urged the two candidates to ease tensions in order to avert post-election violence.



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Demonstrations erupt in Georgia after footage showing torture and rape of convicts was shown on pro-opposition television channels. Above, Georgian students hold placards and shout slogans  against torture in prisons.

Thu, 20 Sep 2012 16:53:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-?image_id=06bzgASdGLgMSVANO SHLAMOVAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

Demonstrations erupt in Georgia after footage showing torture and rape of convicts was shown on pro-opposition television channels. Above, Georgian students hold placards and shout slogans  against torture in prisons.

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After published cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad, and  Anti-Islam video, several protests have erupted around the world. Above, french gendarme escort a woman wearing headscarf, following tight security due to calls on the internet by Islamic groups to demonstrate in protest, September 22.

Sat, 22 Sep 2012 17:21:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-?image_id=0fcs9B26Dh9djGONZALO FUENTESREUTERSReuters Pictures

After published cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad, and  Anti-Islam video, several protests have erupted around the world. Above, french gendarme escort a woman wearing headscarf, following tight security due to calls on the internet by Islamic groups to demonstrate in protest, September 22.

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The US Congress has honoured Aung San Suu Kyi with the highest civilian award in recognition for her  campaign to restore good governance in the Southeast Asian nation. Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi speaks at Columbia University in New York.

Sat, 22 Sep 2012 19:16:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-?image_id=08b96LY5N20LoPETER FOLEYEPAEPA Images

The US Congress has honoured Aung San Suu Kyi with the highest civilian award in recognition for her  campaign to restore good governance in the Southeast Asian nation. Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi speaks at Columbia University in New York.

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The last of 33,000 "surge" troops ordered into Afghanistan by US President Barack Obama in 2009 have now been withdrawn.

Wed, 29 Aug 2012 22:14:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-?image_id=0bye9ZWaCZfVJStaff Sgt. Michael BehlinAPAP Photo

The last of 33,000 "surge" troops ordered into Afghanistan by US President Barack Obama in 2009 have now been withdrawn.

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Syrian rebels say they have brought down a fighter jet near the town of Atarib in Aleppo province. Rebels hold their position as they try to root out Syrian government forces.

Sat, 22 Sep 2012 18:09:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-?image_id=0d4W6Ov0Uo68XMIGUEL MEDINAAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

Syrian rebels say they have brought down a fighter jet near the town of Atarib in Aleppo province. Rebels hold their position as they try to root out Syrian government forces.

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As elections approaches in Venezuela , tensions between the candidates  are raising. Earlier this month the Carter Center,  urged the two candidates to ease tensions so as to avert post-election violence.Above Capriles supporters during a campaign event in Miranda State, on September 21.


Fri, 21 Sep 2012 22:34:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-?image_id=09wD1SO6BKdgWMIGUEL GUTIERREZEPAEPA Images

As elections approaches in Venezuela , tensions between the candidates  are raising. Earlier this month the Carter Center,  urged the two candidates to ease tensions so as to avert post-election violence.Above Capriles supporters during a campaign event in Miranda State, on September 21.


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US scientists say climate change is responsible for lowest levels of Arctic sea ice since record keeping began in 1979. A polar bear eats a fish in the water of his enclosure at the Hagenbeck zoo in  Germany,.

Thu, 05 Jul 2012 10:17:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-?image_id=02Z9cyfbYR0Fs ANGELIKA WARMUTHEPAEPA Images

US scientists say climate change is responsible for lowest levels of Arctic sea ice since record keeping began in 1979. A polar bear eats a fish in the water of his enclosure at the Hagenbeck zoo in  Germany,.

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Demonstrators in Benghazi stormed the compounds of militias based in the eastern Libyan city. Protesters seized the headquarters of the Ansar al-Sharia militia. The image shows a pick up set on fire at the headquarter of Ansar al-Sharia, in Benghazi, Libya,

Fri, 21 Sep 2012 16:17:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-?image_id=07sB1xz1eF0xoMUSTAFA EL-SHRIDIEPAEPA Images

Demonstrators in Benghazi stormed the compounds of militias based in the eastern Libyan city. Protesters seized the headquarters of the Ansar al-Sharia militia. The image shows a pick up set on fire at the headquarter of Ansar al-Sharia, in Benghazi, Libya,

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Demonstrations erupt in Georgia after footage showing torture and rape of convicts was shown on pro-opposition television channels. Above, Georgian students hold placards and shout slogans  against torture in prisons.

Thu, 20 Sep 2012 16:41:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-?image_id=051T6jY2qZfDDVANO SHLAMOVAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

Demonstrations erupt in Georgia after footage showing torture and rape of convicts was shown on pro-opposition television channels. Above, Georgian students hold placards and shout slogans  against torture in prisons.



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