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From the mysterious deaths of pygmy elephants to a bombing in Pakistan, Al Jazeera showcases the week in images.
Last Modified: 03 Feb 2013 13:15


Sabah Wildlife /REUTERS
A pygmy elephant calf walks next to its dead mother in Gunung Rara Forest Reserve in Malaysia. Ten endangered Borneo pygmy elephants have been found mysteriously dead; they are believed to have been poisoned.


JOE PENNEY/REUTERS
Malians cheer while France's President  Hollande speaks at Independence Plaza in Bamako. France will withdraw its troops from Mali once the state has restored sovereignty over its national territory and a UN-backed African military force can take over from the French soldiers, Hollande said.


Ed Giles/Getty Images
Mourners attend a commemoration ceremony and march for a protester killed during clashes with Egyptian security forces the previous night, at the Al Noor Mosque in Cairo. 23-year old protester Mohammed Hussein Korani was killed after sustaining gunshot wounds to the neck and chest during fighting with riot police outside the Presidential Palace.


STRINGER/MEXICO/REUTERS
Firefighters work at the site of a explosion inside the headquarters of state-owned oil giant Pemex in Mexico City. Mexico's government has vowed to find out whether an explosion that killed 33 people at the headquarters of its state-run oil monopoly was a deliberate attack or yet another stain on the company's poor safety record.


Wong Maye-E/AP
A bird flies past a poster of Cambodia's late former King Norodom Sihanouk in Phnom Penh, whose funeral rites are being held this week. Sihanouk died at age 89 of heart failure last October, and will be cremated tomorrow after seven days of national mourning.


STRINGER/PAKISTAN/REUTERS
Pakistani soldiers carry the flag-draped casket of their colleague killed in an attack by militants during a funeral ceremony in Bannu. Militants attacked an isolated army checkpoint in Pakistan's relatively restive northwest, killing at least 35 people.


Borna Ghasemi/AP
An Iranian technician holds a monkey after the primate flew up into orbit and returned safely from space in an Iranian rocket.


BORIS HORVAT/AFP/Getty Images
Demonstrators wave flags during a rally to protest against same-sex marriage in Marseille, France, to denounce government plans to legalise same-sex marriage and adoption. France's National Assembly overwhelmingly approved today the first and most important article of a controversial law that will allow gay couples to get married and adopt children.


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Week in Pictures 8 http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-8-en-usAl Jazeerafeedback@daylife.com10Sun, 03 Feb 2013 10:08:53 GMTSun, 03 Feb 2013 12:54:24 GMT http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-8-?image_id=00lJe5g5YNfQw

A pygmy elephant calf walks next to its dead mother in Gunung Rara Forest Reserve in Malaysia. Ten endangered Borneo pygmy elephants have been found mysteriously dead; they are believed to have been poisoned.

Sun, 03 Feb 2013 10:09:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-8-?image_id=00lJe5g5YNfQwSabah Wildlife REUTERSAl Jazeera Upload Images

A pygmy elephant calf walks next to its dead mother in Gunung Rara Forest Reserve in Malaysia. Ten endangered Borneo pygmy elephants have been found mysteriously dead; they are believed to have been poisoned.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-8-?image_id=0g0k0fe6zV9hV

Malians cheer while France's President  Hollande speaks at Independence Plaza in Bamako. France will withdraw its troops from Mali once the state has restored sovereignty over its national territory and a UN-backed African military force can take over from the French soldiers, Hollande said.

Sat, 02 Feb 2013 20:16:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-8-?image_id=0g0k0fe6zV9hVJOE PENNEYREUTERSReuters Pictures

Malians cheer while France's President  Hollande speaks at Independence Plaza in Bamako. France will withdraw its troops from Mali once the state has restored sovereignty over its national territory and a UN-backed African military force can take over from the French soldiers, Hollande said.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-8-?image_id=0ahO4ol2AC8Nj

Mourners attend a commemoration ceremony and march for a protester killed during clashes with Egyptian security forces the previous night, at the Al Noor Mosque in Cairo. 23-year old protester Mohammed Hussein Korani was killed after sustaining gunshot wounds to the neck and chest during fighting with riot police outside Egypt's Presidential Palace.

Sat, 02 Feb 2013 23:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-8-?image_id=0ahO4ol2AC8NjEd GilesGetty ImagesGetty Images

Mourners attend a commemoration ceremony and march for a protester killed during clashes with Egyptian security forces the previous night, at the Al Noor Mosque in Cairo. 23-year old protester Mohammed Hussein Korani was killed after sustaining gunshot wounds to the neck and chest during fighting with riot police outside Egypt's Presidential Palace.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-8-?image_id=075Ffmx7bl2qW

Firefighters work at the site of a explosion inside the headquarters of state-owned oil giant Pemex in Mexico City. Mexico's government has vowed to find out whether an explosion that killed 33 people at the headquarters of its state-run oil monopoly was a deliberate attack or yet another stain on the company's poor safety record.

Sun, 03 Feb 2013 05:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-8-?image_id=075Ffmx7bl2qWSTRINGER/MEXICOREUTERSReuters Pictures

Firefighters work at the site of a explosion inside the headquarters of state-owned oil giant Pemex in Mexico City. Mexico's government has vowed to find out whether an explosion that killed 33 people at the headquarters of its state-run oil monopoly was a deliberate attack or yet another stain on the company's poor safety record.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-8-?image_id=05Ds0Bdawf3PI

A bird flies past a poster of Cambodia's late former King Norodom Sihanouk in Phnom Penh, whose funeral rites are being held this week. Sihanouk died at age 89 of heart failure last October, and will be cremated tomorrow after seven days of national mourning.

Sun, 03 Feb 2013 05:14:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-8-?image_id=05Ds0Bdawf3PIWong Maye-EAPAP Photo

A bird flies past a poster of Cambodia's late former King Norodom Sihanouk in Phnom Penh, whose funeral rites are being held this week. Sihanouk died at age 89 of heart failure last October, and will be cremated tomorrow after seven days of national mourning.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-8-?image_id=09BT19ieKpbPk

Pakistani soldiers carry the flag-draped casket of their colleague killed in an attack by militants during a funeral ceremony in Bannu. Militants attacked an isolated army checkpoint in Pakistan's relatively restive northwest, killing at least 35 people.

Sat, 02 Feb 2013 15:47:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-8-?image_id=09BT19ieKpbPkSTRINGER/PAKISTANREUTERSReuters Pictures

Pakistani soldiers carry the flag-draped casket of their colleague killed in an attack by militants during a funeral ceremony in Bannu. Militants attacked an isolated army checkpoint in Pakistan's relatively restive northwest, killing at least 35 people.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-8-?image_id=0atmdmn92p2Di

An Iranian technician holds a monkey after the primate flew up into orbit and returned safely from space in an Iranian rocket.

Wed, 30 Jan 2013 19:15:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-8-?image_id=0atmdmn92p2DiBorna GhasemiAPAP Photo

An Iranian technician holds a monkey after the primate flew up into orbit and returned safely from space in an Iranian rocket.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-8-?image_id=05Wn06IdrGe27

Demonstrators wave flags during a rally to protest against same-sex marriage in Marseille, France, to denounce government plans to legalise same-sex marriage and adoption. France's National Assembly overwhelmingly approved today the first and most important article of a controversial law that will allow gay couples to get married and adopt children.

Sat, 02 Feb 2013 16:25:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-Pictures-8-?image_id=05Wn06IdrGe27BORIS HORVATAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

Demonstrators wave flags during a rally to protest against same-sex marriage in Marseille, France, to denounce government plans to legalise same-sex marriage and adoption. France's National Assembly overwhelmingly approved today the first and most important article of a controversial law that will allow gay couples to get married and adopt children.



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