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From Kenya's election campaign to a standoff in Malaysia, Al Jazeera showcases this week in images.
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2013 14:06


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Malaysian police commandos stand guard 2.5 kilometers away from Kampung Tanduo, during a standoff with armed supporters of a Filipino sultan in Malaysia's Sabah state. Five police and two fighters were killed in a clash in the eastern Malaysian state where the sultan's followers are demanding their ancestral land rights.


ANDREW BIRAJ/REUTERS
Activists from Bangladesh's Jamaat-e-Islami set fire to a pile of cotton material on a street during the first day of a two-day-long strike to protest against the death sentence given to one of its top leaders by the country's war crimes tribunal.


JOSE LUIS MAGANA/REUTERS
US Army Private First Class Bradley Manning leaves the courthouse after his motion hearing in Fort Meade, Maryland on February 28. Manning, accused of providing secret documents to the WikiLeaks website, pleaded guilty to misusing classified material he felt "should become public", but denied the top charge of aiding the enemy.


Jacquelyn Martin/AP
US Secretary of State John Kerry and Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohammed Kamel Amr leave after a news conference at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Cairo, Egypt on March 2. Cairo is the sixth leg of Kerry's first official overseas trip and begins the Middle East portion of his nine-day journey.


SIMON MAINA/AFP/Getty Images
Kenya's deputy prime minister and The National Alliance presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta (right) waves to supporters flanked by his running mate William Ruto (left) before addressing a rally on March 2 in Nairobi ahead of elections.


Francisco Seco/AP
Demonstrators crowded Lisbon's Comerio square while shouting slogans during a protest against Portuguese government austerity measures on March 2. Thousands of demonstrators are holding marches in more than twenty cities in Portugal to protest government-imposed austerity measures aimed at lifting the ailing country out of recession.


David Fern ndez/EPA
A poster showing Hugo Chavez is seen close to where the Venezuelan president remains since he was admitted to Caracas' military hospital. According to Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro, Chavez is taking his time to recover and "fighting for his health".


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Malaysian police commandos stand guard 2.5 kilometers away from Kampung Tanduo, during a standoff with armed supporters of a Filipino sultan in Malaysia's Sabah state. Five police and two fighters were killed in a clash in the eastern Malaysian state where the sultan's followers are demanding their ancestral land rights.

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Malaysian police commandos stand guard 2.5 kilometers away from Kampung Tanduo, during a standoff with armed supporters of a Filipino sultan in Malaysia's Sabah state. Five police and two fighters were killed in a clash in the eastern Malaysian state where the sultan's followers are demanding their ancestral land rights.

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Activists from Bangladesh's Jamaat-e-Islami set fire to a pile of cotton material on a street during the first day of a two-day-long strike to protest against the decision by the country's war crimes tribunal to deliver judgement in the cases involving their top leaders in Dhaka on March 3.

Sun, 03 Mar 2013 10:50:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1362310178999?image_id=05us8L96Enbm1ANDREW BIRAJREUTERSReuters Pictures

Activists from Bangladesh's Jamaat-e-Islami set fire to a pile of cotton material on a street during the first day of a two-day-long strike to protest against the decision by the country's war crimes tribunal to deliver judgement in the cases involving their top leaders in Dhaka on March 3.

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US Army Private First Class Bradley Manning leaves the courthouse after his motion hearing in Fort Meade, Maryland on February 28. Manning, accused of providing secret documents to the WikiLeaks website, pleaded guilty to misusing classified material he felt "should become public", but denied the top charge of aiding the enemy.

Fri, 01 Mar 2013 00:01:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1362310178999?image_id=06M53KKfLHdKzJOSE LUIS MAGANAREUTERSReuters Pictures

US Army Private First Class Bradley Manning leaves the courthouse after his motion hearing in Fort Meade, Maryland on February 28. Manning, accused of providing secret documents to the WikiLeaks website, pleaded guilty to misusing classified material he felt "should become public", but denied the top charge of aiding the enemy.

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US Secretary of State John Kerry and Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohammed Kamel Amr leave after a news conference at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Cairo, Egypt on March 2. Cairo is the sixth leg of Kerry's first official overseas trip and begins the Middle East portion of his nine-day journey.

Sat, 02 Mar 2013 20:58:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1362310178999?image_id=01Qgd9l3Wu0xfJacquelyn MartinAPAP Photo

US Secretary of State John Kerry and Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohammed Kamel Amr leave after a news conference at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Cairo, Egypt on March 2. Cairo is the sixth leg of Kerry's first official overseas trip and begins the Middle East portion of his nine-day journey.

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Kenya's deputy prime minister and The National Alliance presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta (right) waves to supporters flanked by his running mate William Ruto (left) before addressing a rally on March 2 in Nairobi ahead of elections.

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Kenya's deputy prime minister and The National Alliance presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta (right) waves to supporters flanked by his running mate William Ruto (left) before addressing a rally on March 2 in Nairobi ahead of elections.

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Demonstrators crowded Lisbon's Comerio square while shouting slogans during a protest against Portuguese government austerity measures on March 2. Thousands of demonstrators are holding marches in more than twenty cities in Portugal to protest government-imposed austerity measures aimed at lifting the ailing country out of recession.

Sat, 02 Mar 2013 19:46:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1362310178999?image_id=0dlvbqu0HPaBPFrancisco SecoAPAP Photo

Demonstrators crowded Lisbon's Comerio square while shouting slogans during a protest against Portuguese government austerity measures on March 2. Thousands of demonstrators are holding marches in more than twenty cities in Portugal to protest government-imposed austerity measures aimed at lifting the ailing country out of recession.

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A poster showing Hugo Chavez is seen close to where the Venezuelan president remains since he was admitted to Caracas' military hospital. According to Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro, Chavez is taking his time to recover and "fighting for his health".

Sat, 02 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1362310178999?image_id=0clvbc6g8R7U7David Fern ndezEPAEPA Images

A poster showing Hugo Chavez is seen close to where the Venezuelan president remains since he was admitted to Caracas' military hospital. According to Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro, Chavez is taking his time to recover and "fighting for his health".

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A still from a video made available by The Daily Sun of Johannesburg shows Mido Macia, 27, a taxi driver and Mozambican national, as he is dragged behind a police van while police officers watch on March 1. Macia was tied to the back of a police van and dragged along the street while eyewitness filmed the assault. Macia died in the local police station's cells yesterday.

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A still from a video made available by The Daily Sun of Johannesburg shows Mido Macia, 27, a taxi driver and Mozambican national, as he is dragged behind a police van while police officers watch on March 1. Macia was tied to the back of a police van and dragged along the street while eyewitness filmed the assault. Macia died in the local police station's cells yesterday.



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