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The week in pictures
From sentencing of the Pope's butler to South Africa miners' protest, Al Jazeera showcases this week in images.
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2012 13:49


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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez holds Simon Bolivar's sword as he attends a press conference in Caracas. At the press conference held ahead of Sunday's vote, he declared: "I am sure that everything will be held in peace, and that all the political actors will respect the nation decision."


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Imran Khan, the Pakistani cricket legend, waves to supporters as he led a protest march against US drone strikes.


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Bosnian voters register for polling in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Bosnians went to the polls on October 7 to elect new municipal authorities.


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Paolo Gabriele, former butler of Pope Benedict XVI, was given an 18-month prison sentence on October 6 after being found guilty by a Vatican tribunal of stealing confidential documents from the desk of Benedict XVI.


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Syrian rebels ride a motorcycle during a patrol in the town of Tal Abyad near the border with Turkey. Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan again warned Syria it would pay a big price for further attacks, two days after a deadly cross-border shelling.


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Protesters clash with police in the Bahraini capital, Manama, after their march was stopped from proceeding towards Pearl Roundabout, the focus of the mass protests that began in February last year. Protesters have been demanding greater rights.


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Striking mine workers protest outside the Anglo American Mine in Rustenburg. The workers are pressing the mine owners to revoke their decision to fire 12,000 wildcat strikers. 


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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez  holds Simon Bolivar's sword as he attends a press conference in Caracas. During the press conference he declared: "I am sure that everything will be held in peace, and that all the political actors will respect the nation decision"   Venezuela will hold presidential elections on October 7. 

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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez  holds Simon Bolivar's sword as he attends a press conference in Caracas. During the press conference he declared: "I am sure that everything will be held in peace, and that all the political actors will respect the nation decision"   Venezuela will hold presidential elections on October 7. 

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Imran Khan, head of opposition political party in Pakistan, waves to supporters during a 'peace march' against US drone attacks, to troubled South-Waziristan tribal region, upon arrival in Mianwali, Pakistan. 

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Imran Khan, head of opposition political party in Pakistan, waves to supporters during a 'peace march' against US drone attacks, to troubled South-Waziristan tribal region, upon arrival in Mianwali, Pakistan. 

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Bosnian voters register for polling in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Hercegovina. Bosnians go to the polls 07 October to elect new municipal authorities, but also to gauge where their feuding parties stand at the halfway point to the country's next parliamentary elections. More than three million registered voters will choose 140 mayors in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Bosnian voters register for polling in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Hercegovina. Bosnians go to the polls 07 October to elect new municipal authorities, but also to gauge where their feuding parties stand at the halfway point to the country's next parliamentary elections. More than three million registered voters will choose 140 mayors in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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 The Vatican judge reads the sentence to Paolo Gabriele former butler of Pope Benedict XVI, at Vatican Courthouse  Vatican City. The Pope's former butler was given an 18-month prison sentence today after being found guilty by a Vatican tribunal of stealing confidential documents from the desk of Benedict XVI.

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 The Vatican judge reads the sentence to Paolo Gabriele former butler of Pope Benedict XVI, at Vatican Courthouse  Vatican City. The Pope's former butler was given an 18-month prison sentence today after being found guilty by a Vatican tribunal of stealing confidential documents from the desk of Benedict XVI.

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Syrian rebels ride a motorcycle during a patrol in the town of Tal Abyad near the border with Turkey. Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan again warned Syria it would pay a big price for further attacks, two days after a deadly cross-border shelling.

Fri, 05 Oct 2012 15:51:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-3?image_id=09zWdik7uB4EgBULENT KILICAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

Syrian rebels ride a motorcycle during a patrol in the town of Tal Abyad near the border with Turkey. Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan again warned Syria it would pay a big price for further attacks, two days after a deadly cross-border shelling.

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Protesters have clashed with police in the Bahraini capital, Manama, after their march was stopped from proceeding towards Pearl roundabout, the focus of the mass protests that began in February last year. Protesters have been demanding a bigger role for elected representatives. 

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Protesters have clashed with police in the Bahraini capital, Manama, after their march was stopped from proceeding towards Pearl roundabout, the focus of the mass protests that began in February last year. Protesters have been demanding a bigger role for elected representatives. 

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Striking mine workers protest outside the Anglo American Mine  in Rustenburg. The workers rally to press Anglo American Platinum to revoke its decision to fire 12,000 wildcat strikers. 

Fri, 05 Oct 2012 11:30:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-3?image_id=0eiB96U1H7egeSTEPHANE DE SAKUTINAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

Striking mine workers protest outside the Anglo American Mine  in Rustenburg. The workers rally to press Anglo American Platinum to revoke its decision to fire 12,000 wildcat strikers. 

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