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From protests in Northern Ireland to a mass prayer in Cuba, Al Jazeera showcases this week in images.
Last Modified: 13 Jan 2013 12:30


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Malaysian opposition parties rallied in Kuala Lumpur, the capital, on January 12. Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak must call an election within three months.


Jason Lee/REUTERS
Record levels of smog have descended over China's capital, Beijing. Residents are being advised to stay inside, as the pollution is so bad.


Cathal McNaughton/Reuters
Rioting over plans to fly the Union Jack flag continued in northern Ireland on January 12.


ECPAD/Adj. Nicolas Richard/Handout/REUTERS
A French military jet is refuelled in the air over N'Djamena, Chad. French forces have been launching air attacks on al-Qaeda-linked fighters in northern Mali.


ECPAD/Adj. Nicolas Richard/Handout/REUTERS
Israeli border police remove a Palestinian from an outpost of tents in an area known as E1, near Jerusalem on January 13. Israel is removing Palestinian protesters because it plans to build illegal settlements in the area.


Ammar Awad/REUTERS
Cubans held a prayer vigil on January 12 for Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez who is receiving medical treatment at a hospital in Havana.


Stringer/REUTERS
Supporters of ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak celebrate an appeal granted by a court in Cairo. The court ordered a retrial on charges that the former leader failed to prevent the killing of hundreds of protesters during the uprising that toppled his regime nearly two years ago.


Amr Nabil/AP
Pakistani civil society activists light candles on January 12 to protest deadly bombings targeting the Shia community.


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 People gather during the opposition People's Uprising Rally in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on January 12.Speculation has been swirling over the timing of what is expected to be a fiercely fought election, which Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak must call in just three months

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 People gather during the opposition People's Uprising Rally in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on January 12.Speculation has been swirling over the timing of what is expected to be a fiercely fought election, which Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak must call in just three months

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Vehicles drive on the Third Ring Road on a very hazy winter day in Beijing on January 12. Microscopic pollutant particles in the air have killed some 8,600 people prematurely in 2012 and cost $1bn in economic losses in four Chinese cities.

Sun, 13 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1358075217581?image_id=05FO0HQ35X6sZJason LeeREUTERSAl Jazeera Upload Images

Vehicles drive on the Third Ring Road on a very hazy winter day in Beijing on January 12. Microscopic pollutant particles in the air have killed some 8,600 people prematurely in 2012 and cost $1bn in economic losses in four Chinese cities.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1358075217581?image_id=01ZQ1WdbPDfk4Police officers in riot gear stand near a burning hijacked car during rioting in East Belfast on January 12. Violent protests continue in Northern Ireland as loyalists renewed their anger against restrictions on flying the union flag from Belfast City Hall.Sun, 13 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1358075217581?image_id=01ZQ1WdbPDfk4Cathal McNaughtonReutersAl Jazeera Upload ImagesPolice officers in riot gear stand near a burning hijacked car during rioting in East Belfast on January 12. Violent protests continue in Northern Ireland as loyalists renewed their anger against restrictions on flying the union flag from Belfast City Hall. http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1358075217581?image_id=00Wx1D5fZFgLfA French military Mirage 2000D fighter plane is refuelled in the air over N'Djamena, Chad.French forces carried out a second day of air strikes against Islamist rebels in Mali on January 4, and sent troops to protect the capital Bamako in an operation involving several hundred soldiers.Sun, 13 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1358075217581?image_id=00Wx1D5fZFgLfECPAD/Adj. Nicolas Richard/HandoutREUTERSAl Jazeera Upload ImagesA French military Mirage 2000D fighter plane is refuelled in the air over N'Djamena, Chad.French forces carried out a second day of air strikes against Islamist rebels in Mali on January 4, and sent troops to protect the capital Bamako in an operation involving several hundred soldiers. http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1358075217581?image_id=02nneCqgjA2I2French forces carried out a second day of air strikes against Islamist rebels in Mali on Saturday January 4, and sent troops to protect the capital Bamako in an operation involving several hundred soldiers.Sun, 13 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1358075217581?image_id=02nneCqgjA2I2ECPAD/Adj. Nicolas Richard/HandoutREUTERSAl Jazeera Upload ImagesFrench forces carried out a second day of air strikes against Islamist rebels in Mali on Saturday January 4, and sent troops to protect the capital Bamako in an operation involving several hundred soldiers. http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1358075217581?image_id=0cO1cpo0Xf6ix

Israeli border police remove a Palestinian from an outpost of tents in an area known as E1, near Jerusalem on January 13. Israeli security forces evacuated about 100 Palestinians from an outpost of tents in an area of the occupied West Bank that Israel has earmarked for a new settlement.

Sun, 13 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1358075217581?image_id=0cO1cpo0Xf6ixAmmar AwadREUTERSAl Jazeera Upload Images

Israeli border police remove a Palestinian from an outpost of tents in an area known as E1, near Jerusalem on January 13. Israeli security forces evacuated about 100 Palestinians from an outpost of tents in an area of the occupied West Bank that Israel has earmarked for a new settlement.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1358075217581?image_id=0cfuagv4d87S1People hold pictures of Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez embracing Cuba's former President Fidel Castro during a mass to pray for Chavez recovery at a church in Havana on January 12.Sun, 13 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1358075217581?image_id=0cfuagv4d87S1StringerREUTERSAl Jazeera Upload ImagesPeople hold pictures of Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez embracing Cuba's former President Fidel Castro during a mass to pray for Chavez recovery at a church in Havana on January 12. http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1358075217581?image_id=06BegWo3qI1u2

Supporters of ousted former President Hosni Mubarak celebrate an appeal granted by a court, in Cairo. A court granted Hosni Mubarak's appeal of his life sentence, ordering a retrial of the ousted Egyptian president on charges that he failed to prevent the killing of hundreds of protesters during the uprising that toppled his regime nearly two years ago.

Sun, 13 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1358075217581?image_id=06BegWo3qI1u2Amr NabilAPAP Photo

Supporters of ousted former President Hosni Mubarak celebrate an appeal granted by a court, in Cairo. A court granted Hosni Mubarak's appeal of his life sentence, ordering a retrial of the ousted Egyptian president on charges that he failed to prevent the killing of hundreds of protesters during the uprising that toppled his regime nearly two years ago.

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Pakistani civil society activists light candles against the twin bombings attack in Quetta, at a rally in Karachi on January 12. Shiite families refusing to bury their dead after twin bombings in Pakistan's troubled southwestern city of Quetta vowed to continue their sit-in protest until the army takes over security.

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Pakistani civil society activists light candles against the twin bombings attack in Quetta, at a rally in Karachi on January 12. Shiite families refusing to bury their dead after twin bombings in Pakistan's troubled southwestern city of Quetta vowed to continue their sit-in protest until the army takes over security.



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