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In Pictures: The week in pictures

From a ceasefire in Gaza to fighting in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Al Jazeera spotlights this week in images.
Last Modified: 25 Nov 2012 12:05


Bernat Armangue/AP
Palestinians gather along the Israeli-Gaza border fence in the Gaza Strip on November 23. The crowd, many returning to their farm land, were testing new agreements mediated by the Egyptians between Hamas and Israel that led to a ceasefire after eight days of cross-bordering fighting.


EGYPTIAN PRESIDENCY/HANDOUT/EPA
Thousands of pro-government protesters gathered near Egypt's Presidential Palace as the opposition planned a mass rally to protest constitutional changes ordered by President Mohamed Morsi. Morsi said on November 23 that a decree granting him sweeping powers was not designed to "settle scores" with the opposition, but to ensure national stability.


TONY KARUMBA/AFP/Getty Images
Fighters from the M23 rebel movement ride on the back of a truck as they sing and pass a camp for the internally displaced. Thousands of people have been displaced in sporadic fighting between M23 and government forces in eastern DR Congo after the rebels seized control of the regional capital, Goma.


David Ramos/Getty Images
Supporters of the pro-independence Catalan party Convergence and Union rallied ahead of Catalan elections in Barcelona, Spain. More than five million Catalans will be voting in parliamentary elections on November 25, with opinion polls showing majority support for pro-independence parties.


TONY GENTILE/REUTERS
Pope Benedict XVI installed six new Roman Catholic cardinals from around the world on Saturday. Above, new cardinal Baselios Cleemis Thottunkal of India is congratulated by an unidentified cardinal during a consistory ceremony in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican on November 24.


ARSHAD ARBAB/EPA
A Pakistani policeman stands guard on a rooftop overlooking a Shia Muslim mourning procession a day ahead of Ashura in Peshawar, Pakistan, on November 24. Pakistani authorities have blocked mobile phone services in major cities across the country. Cell phones have been used to detonate bombs targeting the country's Shia minority. In the last 10 days, at least 35 people have been killed in attacks.


NARONG SANGNAK/EPA
Thai riot police close ranks at Makkawan bridge near Government House in Bangkok, Thailand, on November 24 during an anti-government demonstration. Police used tear gas and batons to repel protesters attempting to break through a roadblock. The group claims the government of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is against the monarchy and corrupt.


Hasan Raza/AP
Bangladeshi firefighters battle a blaze at a garment factory in Savar neighbourhood near Dhaka on November 24. More than 100 people were killed in the fire that raced through the multi-story factory just outside Bangladesh's capital.



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Palestinians gather along the Israeli-Gaza border fence in the Gaza Strip on November 23. The crowd, many returning to their farm land, were testing new agreements mediated by the Egyptians between Hamas and Israel that led to a ceasefire after eight days of cross-bordering fighting. ;*;Thousands of pro-government protesters gathered near Egypt(***)s Presidential Palace as the opposition planned a mass rally to protest constitutional changes ordered by President Mohamed Morsi. Morsi said on November 23 that a decree granting him sweeping powers was not designed to "settle scores" with the opposition, but to ensure national stability.;*;Fighters from the M23 rebel movement ride on the back of a truck as they sing and pass a camp for the internally displaced. Thousands of people have been displaced in sporadic fighting between M23 and government forces in eastern DR Congo after the rebels seized control of the regional capital, Goma.;*;Supporters of the pro-independence Catalan party Convergence and Union rallied ahead of Catalan elections in Barcelona, Spain. More than five million Catalans will be voting in parliamentary elections on November 25, with opinion polls showing majority support for pro-independence parties.;*;Pope Benedict XVI installed six new Roman Catholic cardinals from around the world on Saturday. Above, new cardinal Baselios Cleemis Thottunkal of India is congratulated by an unidentified cardinal during a consistory ceremony in Saint Peter(***)s Basilica at the Vatican on November 24. ;*;A Pakistani policeman stands guard on a rooftop overlooking a Shia Muslim mourning procession a day ahead of Ashura in Peshawar, Pakistan, on November 24. Pakistani authorities have blocked mobile phone services in major cities across the country. Cell phones have been used to detonate bombs targeting the country(***)s Shia minority. In the last 10 days, at least 35 people have been killed in attacks.;*;Thai riot police close ranks at Makkawan bridge near Government House in Bangkok, Thailand, on November 24 during an anti-government demonstration. Police used tear gas and batons to repel protesters attempting to break through a roadblock. The group claims the government of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is against the monarchy and corrupt.;*;Bangladeshi firefighters battle a blaze at a garment factory in Savar neighbourhood near Dhaka on November 24. More than 100 people were killed in the fire that raced through the multi-story factory just outside Bangladesh(***)s capital. Daylife ID:
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Palestinians gather along the Israeli-Gaza border fence in the Gaza Strip on November 23. The crowd, many returning to their farm land, were testing new agreements mediated by the Egyptians between Hamas and Israel that led to a cease-fire after eight days of cross-bordering fighting. One Palestinian was killed and 19 injured.

Fri, 23 Nov 2012 15:44:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-November-25?image_id=08do3oV9ig7fNBernat ArmangueAPAP Photo

Palestinians gather along the Israeli-Gaza border fence in the Gaza Strip on November 23. The crowd, many returning to their farm land, were testing new agreements mediated by the Egyptians between Hamas and Israel that led to a cease-fire after eight days of cross-bordering fighting. One Palestinian was killed and 19 injured.

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Thousands of pro-government protesters gathered near Egypt's Presidential Palace as opposition planned a mass rally to protest constitutional changes ordered by President Morsi. Morsi said on November 23 that a decree granting him sweeping powers was not designed to "settle scores" with the opposition, but to ensure national stability.

Fri, 23 Nov 2012 16:32:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-November-25?image_id=0dxN5YM8SJh0vEGYPTIAN PRESIDENCY/HANDOUTEPAEPA Images

Thousands of pro-government protesters gathered near Egypt's Presidential Palace as opposition planned a mass rally to protest constitutional changes ordered by President Morsi. Morsi said on November 23 that a decree granting him sweeping powers was not designed to "settle scores" with the opposition, but to ensure national stability.

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Fighters from the M23 rebel movement ride on the back of a truck as they sing and jubilate past a camp for the internally displaced. Thousands of people have been displaced in sporadic fighting between M23 rebels and government forces in eastern DR Congo after M23 seized control of the regional capital Goma.

Sat, 24 Nov 2012 16:45:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-November-25?image_id=0eur8hP1oH8KITONY KARUMBAAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

Fighters from the M23 rebel movement ride on the back of a truck as they sing and jubilate past a camp for the internally displaced. Thousands of people have been displaced in sporadic fighting between M23 rebels and government forces in eastern DR Congo after M23 seized control of the regional capital Goma.

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Supporters of the pro-independence Catalan party Convergence and Union at a rally ahead of Catalan elections in Barcelona, Spain. Over five million Catalans will be voting in parliamentary elections on November 25, with opinion polls showing majority support for pro-independence parties.

Fri, 23 Nov 2012 22:37:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-November-25?image_id=0dbF5cc5UiaUqDavid RamosGetty ImagesGetty Images

Supporters of the pro-independence Catalan party Convergence and Union at a rally ahead of Catalan elections in Barcelona, Spain. Over five million Catalans will be voting in parliamentary elections on November 25, with opinion polls showing majority support for pro-independence parties.

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Pope Benedict XVI installed six new Roman Catholic cardinals from around the world on Saturday. Above, new cardinal Baselios Cleemis Thottunkal of India is congratulated by an unidentified cardinal during a consistory ceremony in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican on November 24.

Sat, 24 Nov 2012 12:50:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-November-25?image_id=06qj9cjbauaLKTONY GENTILEREUTERSReuters Pictures

Pope Benedict XVI installed six new Roman Catholic cardinals from around the world on Saturday. Above, new cardinal Baselios Cleemis Thottunkal of India is congratulated by an unidentified cardinal during a consistory ceremony in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican on November 24.

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A Pakistani policeman stands guard on a roof top overlooking a Shia Muslims mourning processions a day ahead of Ashura in Peshawar, Pakistan, on November 24. Pakistani authorities have blocked mobile phone services in major cities across the country. Cell phones have been used to detonate bombs targeting the country's Shia minority. In the last 10 days, at least 35 people have been killed in such attacks.

Sat, 24 Nov 2012 11:21:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-November-25?image_id=00JF0CF0huauvARSHAD ARBABEPAEPA Images

A Pakistani policeman stands guard on a roof top overlooking a Shia Muslims mourning processions a day ahead of Ashura in Peshawar, Pakistan, on November 24. Pakistani authorities have blocked mobile phone services in major cities across the country. Cell phones have been used to detonate bombs targeting the country's Shia minority. In the last 10 days, at least 35 people have been killed in such attacks.

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Thai riot police close ranks at Makkawan bridge near the Government House in Bangkok, Thailand, on November 24 during an anti-government demonstration. Police used tear gas and batons to repel protesters attempting to break through a roadblock. The group claims the government of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is against the monarchy and corrupt.

Sat, 24 Nov 2012 12:07:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-November-25?image_id=09RFf2w9kxbXBNARONG SANGNAKEPAEPA Images

Thai riot police close ranks at Makkawan bridge near the Government House in Bangkok, Thailand, on November 24 during an anti-government demonstration. Police used tear gas and batons to repel protesters attempting to break through a roadblock. The group claims the government of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is against the monarchy and corrupt.

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Bangladeshi firefighters battle a fire at a garment factory in the Savar neighborhood in Dhaka on November 24. At least 112 people were killed in a fire that raced through the multi-story garment factory just outside Bangladesh's capital, said officials..

Sun, 25 Nov 2012 05:02:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-November-25?image_id=0e4d6cG0lM9ZSHasan RazaAPAP Photo

Bangladeshi firefighters battle a fire at a garment factory in the Savar neighborhood in Dhaka on November 24. At least 112 people were killed in a fire that raced through the multi-story garment factory just outside Bangladesh's capital, said officials..

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Kevin Clash, the puppeteer who controlled the iconic "Sesame Street" character Elmo, has taken a leave of absence from the Sesame Workshop after he was accused of having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old boy.

Mon, 12 Nov 2012 16:48:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures-November-25?image_id=08wKg5weAM5cJMOLLY RILEYREUTERSReuters Pictures

Kevin Clash, the puppeteer who controlled the iconic "Sesame Street" character Elmo, has taken a leave of absence from the Sesame Workshop after he was accused of having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old boy.



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