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The week in pictures
From a massive snow-storm in the US to celebrations of the Chinese New Year, Al Jazeera showcases the week in images.
Last Modified: 10 Feb 2013 12:03


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Bangladeshi social activists participate in a rally demanding the death sentence for the country's war criminals in Dhaka. Tens of thousands of people rallied Friday in the capital and other cities to demand a ban on Bangladesh's largest Islamic party and the execution of its leaders, who are on trial for war crimes.


JOE PENNEY/JOE PENNEY
A Nigerien soldier rides atop an armoured vehicle during a patrol in the northern city of Gao, Mali. The soldiers are part of a force of West African armies, which are due to send more than 8,000 men to the country to help fight rebels in the north.


AHMAD YUSNI/EPA
Ethnic Chinese Malaysians touch a lion dancers' costume for luck as they visit the Thean Hou Temple on Chinese New Year.


GARY CAMERON/REUTERS
A fan of the National Football League's Super Bowl XLVII champion Baltimore Ravens waves a banner to celebrate their victory in Baltimore, US. The Ravens defeated the San Francisco 49ers to win the championship.


Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images
Hindu pilgrims make their way over pontoon bridges near Sangam - the confluence of the holy rivers Ganges, Yamuna and Saraswati - during the Maha Kumbh Mela festival in Allahabad, India. The Maha Kumbh Mela, believed to be the largest religious gathering on earth, is held every 12 years and is expected to attract more than 100 million people.


ANIS MILI/REUTERS
Tunisians hold a placard with an image of the late secular opposition leader Chokri Belaid during his funeral procession in Tunis, where tens of thousands of mourners chanted anti-Islamist slogans. Belaid's assassination has paralysed Tunisia with massive general strikes and plunged the country into deeper political chaos.


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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad shakes hands with supporters upon his arrival at the al-Hussein mosque in Cairo, Egypt. Ahmadinejad spoke about Iran's stance on the Syrian crisis as he kicked off the first visit to Egypt by an Iranian president since 1979.


NASA / GOES Project / HANDOUT/EPA
A NASA image shows two low-pressure systems coming together to create a giant storm over New England, bringing blizzards from Massachusetts to New York. Snowstorm Nemo cut off power to an estimated 662,000 people across Massachusetts, New York, Maine and New Jersey. In some areas, more than three feet of snow fell over just a few hours.


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Bangladeshi social activists participate in a rally demanding the death sentence for the country's war criminals in Dhaka. Tens of thousands of people rallied Friday in the capital and other cities to demand a ban on Bangladesh's largest Islamic party and the execution of its leaders, who are on trial for war crimes.

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Bangladeshi social activists participate in a rally demanding the death sentence for the country's war criminals in Dhaka. Tens of thousands of people rallied Friday in the capital and other cities to demand a ban on Bangladesh's largest Islamic party and the execution of its leaders, who are on trial for war crimes.

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A Nigerien soldier rides atop an armoured vehicle during a patrol in the northern city of Gao, Mali. The soldiers are part of a force of West African armies, which are due to send more than 8,000 men to the country to help fight rebels in the north.

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A Nigerien soldier rides atop an armoured vehicle during a patrol in the northern city of Gao, Mali. The soldiers are part of a force of West African armies, which are due to send more than 8,000 men to the country to help fight rebels in the north.

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Ethnic Chinese Malaysians touch a lion dancers' costume for luck as they visit the Thean Hou Temple on Chinese New Year's. Chinese around the world celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year on February 10.

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Ethnic Chinese Malaysians touch a lion dancers' costume for luck as they visit the Thean Hou Temple on Chinese New Year's. Chinese around the world celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year on February 10.

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A fan of the National Football League's Super Bowl XLVII champion Baltimore Ravens waves a banner to celebrate their victory in Baltimore, US. The Ravens defeated the San Francisco 49ers to win the championship.

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A fan of the National Football League's Super Bowl XLVII champion Baltimore Ravens waves a banner to celebrate their victory in Baltimore, US. The Ravens defeated the San Francisco 49ers to win the championship.

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Hindu pilgrims make their way over pontoon bridges near Sangam - the confluence of the holy rivers Ganges, Yamuna and Saraswati - during the Maha Kumbh Mela festival in Allahabad, India. The Maha Kumbh Mela, believed to be the largest religious gathering on earth, is held every 12 years and is expected to attract more than 100 million people.

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Hindu pilgrims make their way over pontoon bridges near Sangam - the confluence of the holy rivers Ganges, Yamuna and Saraswati - during the Maha Kumbh Mela festival in Allahabad, India. The Maha Kumbh Mela, believed to be the largest religious gathering on earth, is held every 12 years and is expected to attract more than 100 million people.

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Tunisians hold a placard with an image of the late secular opposition leader Chokri Belaid during his funeral procession in Tunis, where tens of thousands of mourners chanted anti-Islamist slogans. Belaid's assassination has paralysed Tunisia with massive general strikes and plunged the country into deeper political chaos.

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Tunisians hold a placard with an image of the late secular opposition leader Chokri Belaid during his funeral procession in Tunis, where tens of thousands of mourners chanted anti-Islamist slogans. Belaid's assassination has paralysed Tunisia with massive general strikes and plunged the country into deeper political chaos.

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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad shakes hands with supporters upon his arrival at the al-Hussein mosque in Cairo, Egypt. Ahmadinejad spoke about Iran's stance on the Syrian crisis as he kicked off the first visit to Egypt by an Iranian president since 1979.

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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad shakes hands with supporters upon his arrival at the al-Hussein mosque in Cairo, Egypt. Ahmadinejad spoke about Iran's stance on the Syrian crisis as he kicked off the first visit to Egypt by an Iranian president since 1979.

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A NASA image shows two low-pressure systems coming together to create a giant storm over New England, bringing blizzards from Massachusetts to New York. Snowstorm Nemo cut off power to an estimated 662,000 people across Massachusetts, New York, Maine and New Jersey. In some areas, more than three feet of snow fell over just a few hours.

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A NASA image shows two low-pressure systems coming together to create a giant storm over New England, bringing blizzards from Massachusetts to New York. Snowstorm Nemo cut off power to an estimated 662,000 people across Massachusetts, New York, Maine and New Jersey. In some areas, more than three feet of snow fell over just a few hours.



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