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From elections in Pakistan to a spacewalk at the International Space Station, Al Jazeera showcases the week in images.
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Supporters of former Pakistani Prime Minister and head of the Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) Nawaz Sharif, cheer as they listen to him outside his residence after his party victory in general election in Lahore on May 11, 2013. Sharif declared victory for his centre-right party in Pakistan's landmark elections, as unofficial partial results put him on course to win a historic third term as premier.


JORGE DAN LOPEZ/REUTERS
Cesar Calderon (right), lawyer of the former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt (left), speaks during the genocide trial against Rios Montt in the Supreme Court of Justice in Guatemala City. The court found Rios Montt guilty of genocide against indigenous groups during his 1982-83 rule, in one of the bloodiest phases of Guatemala's civil war.


UMIT BEKTAS/REUTERS

Officials work on one of the sites of twin car bomb attacks in the town of Reyhanli of Hatay province near the Turkish-Syrian border on May 12.The blasts killed 43 people in the town near the Syrian border and the government said it suspected Syrian involvement.



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People bow their heads during a memorial on May 12 commemorating the fifth anniversary of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake in the ruins of the old town of Beichuan. The 7.9-magnitude earthquake left almost 90,000 people dead or missing. Beichuan was one of the worst-hit cities.



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British fugitive Andrew Moran was arrested on May 10 as he relaxed next to the pool of a luxury villa in Alicante, Spain. Moran has been on the run since 2009 when he assaulted four security guards, vaulted over the court dock during his trial in England and escaped, and was listed among the most wanted British fugitives who was known to be on the loose in Spain.


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Posters and banners adorned a street near the voting precincts as the Philippines held mid-term elections on May 13, seen as crucial test for President Benigno Aquino. More than 18,000 positions are being contested - from the town level up to the nation's congress.



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A view outside the house where Ariel Castro allegedly held captive Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight in Cleveland, Ohio in the United States. Castro was arraigned on rape and kidnapping charges for abducting the three women and holding them for about 10 years.


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Libyan protesters hold placards and banners during a demonstration in support of the "political isolation law" in Libya's landmark Martyrs Square in Tripoli. Libya's General National Congress, under pressure from armed militias, voted through a controversial law to exclude former regime officials from government posts.


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US astronauts Chris Cassidy and Tom Marshburn conducted a spacewalk at the International Space Station on May 11 to fix a leak discovered in the spaceship's cooling system, NASA reported. 



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Supporters of former Pakistani Prime Minister and head of the Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) Nawaz Sharif, cheer as they listen to him outside his residence after his party victory in general election in Lahore on May 11, 2013. Sharif declared victory for his centre-right party in Pakistan\(***)s landmark elections, as unofficial partial results put him on course to win a historic third term as premier.;*;Cesar Calderon (right), lawyer of the former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt (left), speaks during the genocide trial against Rios Montt in the Supreme Court of Justice in Guatemala City. The court found Rios Montt guilty of genocide against indigenous groups during his 1982-83 rule, in one of the bloodiest phases of Guatemala\(***)s civil war.;*;

Officials work on one of the sites of twin car bomb attacks in the town of Reyhanli of Hatay province near the Turkish-Syrian border on May 12.The blasts killed 43 people in the town near the Syrian border and the government said it suspected Syrian involvement.

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People bow their heads during a memorial on May 12 commemorating the fifth anniversary of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake in the ruins of the old town of Beichuan. The 7.9-magnitude earthquake left almost 90,000 people dead or missing. Beichuan was one of the worst-hit cities.

;*;British fugitive Andrew Moran was arrested on May 10 as he relaxed next to the pool of a luxury villa in Alicante, Spain. Moran has been on the run since 2009 when he assaulted four security guards, vaulted over the court dock during his trial in England and escaped, and was listed among the most wanted British fugitives who was known to be on the loose in Spain.;*;

Posters and banners adorned a street near the voting precincts as the Philippines held mid-term elections on May 13, seen as crucial test for President Benigno Aquino. More than 18,000 positions are being contested - from the town level up to the nation\(***)s congress.

;*;A view outside the house where Ariel Castro allegedly held captive Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight in Cleveland, Ohio in the United States. Castro was arraigned on rape and kidnapping charges for abducting the three women and holding them for about 10 years.;*;Libyan protesters hold placards and banners during a demonstration in support of the "political isolation law" in Libya\(***)s landmark Martyrs Square in Tripoli. Libya\(***)s General National Congress, under pressure from armed militias, voted through a controversial law to exclude former regime officials from government posts.;*;

US astronauts Chris Cassidy and Tom Marshburn conducted a spacewalk at the International Space Station on May 11 to fix a leak discovered in the spaceship\(***)s cooling system, NASA reported. 

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Supporters of former Pakistani Prime Minister and head of the Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) Nawaz Sharif, cheer as they listen to him outside his residence after his party victory in general election in Lahore on May 11, 2013. Sharif declared victory for his centre-right party in Pakistan's landmark elections, as unofficial partial results put him on course to win a historic third term as premier.

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Supporters of former Pakistani Prime Minister and head of the Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) Nawaz Sharif, cheer as they listen to him outside his residence after his party victory in general election in Lahore on May 11, 2013. Sharif declared victory for his centre-right party in Pakistan's landmark elections, as unofficial partial results put him on course to win a historic third term as premier.

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Cesar Calderon (right), lawyer of the former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt (left), speaks during the genocide trial against Rios Montt in the Supreme Court of Justice in Guatemala City. The court found Rios Montt guilty of genocide against indigenous groups during his 1982-83 rule, in one of the bloodiest phases of Guatemala's civil war.

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Cesar Calderon (right), lawyer of the former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt (left), speaks during the genocide trial against Rios Montt in the Supreme Court of Justice in Guatemala City. The court found Rios Montt guilty of genocide against indigenous groups during his 1982-83 rule, in one of the bloodiest phases of Guatemala's civil war.

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Officials work on one of the sites of the twin car bomb attacks in the town of Reyhanli of Hatay province near the Turkish-Syrian border on May 12. Twin car bombs killed 43 people and wounded many more in a Turkish town near the Syrian border on Saturday and the government said it suspected Syrian involvement.

Sun, 12 May 2013 07:16:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-May-13?image_id=06cEcDQfnsgL8UMIT BEKTASREUTERSReuters Pictures

Officials work on one of the sites of the twin car bomb attacks in the town of Reyhanli of Hatay province near the Turkish-Syrian border on May 12. Twin car bombs killed 43 people and wounded many more in a Turkish town near the Syrian border on Saturday and the government said it suspected Syrian involvement.

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People bow their heads with flowers during a memorial on May 12 commemorating the fifth anniversary of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake in the ruins of the old town of Beichuan. The 7.9-magnitude earthquake resulted in almost 90,000 people killed or missing. Beichuan was one of the worst-hit cities.

Sat, 11 May 2013 23:49:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-May-13?image_id=0eAd5tX0zM3jnHOW HWEE YOUNGEPAEPA Images

People bow their heads with flowers during a memorial on May 12 commemorating the fifth anniversary of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake in the ruins of the old town of Beichuan. The 7.9-magnitude earthquake resulted in almost 90,000 people killed or missing. Beichuan was one of the worst-hit cities.

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British fugitive Andrew Moran was arrested on May 10 as he relaxed next to the pool of a luxury villa in Alicante, Spain. Moran has been on the run since 2009 when he assaulted four security guards, vaulted over the court dock during his trial in England and escaped, and was listed among the most wanted British fugitives who was known to be on the loose in Spain.

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British fugitive Andrew Moran was arrested on May 10 as he relaxed next to the pool of a luxury villa in Alicante, Spain. Moran has been on the run since 2009 when he assaulted four security guards, vaulted over the court dock during his trial in England and escaped, and was listed among the most wanted British fugitives who was known to be on the loose in Spain.

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Posters and banners adorned a street near the voting precincts ahead of mid-term elections in Manila on May 12. The Philippines is holding elections on May 13, seen as crucial to popular President Benigno Aquino's efforts to transform society, but with deadly violence, corruption, and nepotism posing familiar threats. More than 18,000 positions are being contested - from the town level up to the nation's congress.

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Posters and banners adorned a street near the voting precincts ahead of mid-term elections in Manila on May 12. The Philippines is holding elections on May 13, seen as crucial to popular President Benigno Aquino's efforts to transform society, but with deadly violence, corruption, and nepotism posing familiar threats. More than 18,000 positions are being contested - from the town level up to the nation's congress.

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A view outside the house where Ariel Castro allegedly held captive Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight in Cleveland, Ohio in the United States. Castro was arraigned on rape and kidnapping charges for abducting the three women and holding them for about 10 years.

Thu, 09 May 2013 16:04:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-May-13?image_id=050q1r6gHv3qGMatt SullivanGetty ImagesGetty Images

A view outside the house where Ariel Castro allegedly held captive Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight in Cleveland, Ohio in the United States. Castro was arraigned on rape and kidnapping charges for abducting the three women and holding them for about 10 years.

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Libyan protesters hold placards and banners during a demonstration in support of the "political isolation law" in Libya's landmark Martyrs Square in Tripoli. Libya's General National Congress, under pressure from armed militias, voted through a controversial law to exclude former regime officials from government posts.

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Libyan protesters hold placards and banners during a demonstration in support of the "political isolation law" in Libya's landmark Martyrs Square in Tripoli. Libya's General National Congress, under pressure from armed militias, voted through a controversial law to exclude former regime officials from government posts.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-May-13?image_id=0cpr4Ky9qJfJF

US astronauts Chris Cassidy and Tom Marshburn conducted a spacewalk at the International Space Station on May 11 to fix a leak discovered in the spaceship's cooling system, NASA reported. Mission managers spent May 10 reviewing data on the leak, which is located on the station's far port truss, and whether to conduct a spacewalk to investigate the leak.

Sat, 11 May 2013 15:44:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-May-13?image_id=0cpr4Ky9qJfJFNASA TV / HANDOUTEPAEPA Images

US astronauts Chris Cassidy and Tom Marshburn conducted a spacewalk at the International Space Station on May 11 to fix a leak discovered in the spaceship's cooling system, NASA reported. Mission managers spent May 10 reviewing data on the leak, which is located on the station's far port truss, and whether to conduct a spacewalk to investigate the leak.



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