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From riots in Sweden to Bayern Munich's Champions League victory, Al Jazeera showcases the week in images.
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US President Barack Obama visited areas in Oklahoma destroyed by tornadoes that killed 24 and injured hundreds. 



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African leaders pose for an official photograph at the African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on May 25. The African Union recently marked its 50th anniversary. Since its inception, the continent-wide organisation has been dedicated to shedding Africa's colonial heritage and resolving conflicts on the continent.



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People attend the funeral of victims of a gas cylinder explosion on a school bus in Gujrat, Pakistan, on May 25. More than a dozen died in the blast.



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Eighty-year-old Japanese extreme skier Yuichiro Miura waves after becoming the oldest person to climb the world's tallest mountain Mount Everest on May 23. Miura, who also conquered the 8,850-metre peak when he was 70 and 75, reached the mountain's highest point in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the peak's first successful ascent.



Mark Baker/AP

Firemen extinguish a row of burning cars in the suburb of Rinkeby after youths rioted in several different suburbs around Stockholm, Sweden on May 23. After four nights of riots, the country remains gridlocked on how to solve unemployment among the nation's immigrant population. 



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Thousands protest against the government in Malaysia as opposition figures claim election fraud that enables the current administration to stay in power. Above, a speaker addresses a rally in Kuala Lumpur on May 25. 



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A Lebanese man looks at rocket shrapnel that struck a car exhibit south of Beirut on May 26. Rockets slammed into two predominantly Shia neighbourhoods, wounding at least four people. Tensions have been running high in Lebanon as Syrian rebels have threatened to take action against Hezbollah for sending fighters to Syria to assist President Bashar Assad.



SCANPIX SWEDEN/REUTERS

Bayern Munich players celebrate their victory over Borussia Dortmund after the UEFA Champions League final at Wembley Stadium on May 25.



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US President Barack Obama visited areas in Oklahoma destroyed by tornadoes that killed 24 and injured hundreds. 

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African leaders pose for an official photograph at the African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on May 25. The African Union recently marked its 50th anniversary. Since its inception, the continent-wide organisation has been dedicated to shedding Africa\(***)s colonial heritage and resolving conflicts on the continent.

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People attend the funeral of victims of a gas cylinder explosion on a school bus in Gujrat, Pakistan, on May 25. More than a dozen died in the blast.

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Eighty-year-old Japanese extreme skier Yuichiro Miura waves after becoming the oldest person to climb the world(***)s tallest mountain Mount Everest on May 23. Miura, who also conquered the 8,850-metre peak when he was 70 and 75, reached the mountain(***)s highest point in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the peak(***)s first successful ascent.

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Firemen extinguish a row of burning cars in the suburb of Rinkeby after youths rioted in several different suburbs around Stockholm, Sweden on May 23. After four nights of riots, the country remains gridlocked on how to solve unemployment among the nation(***)s immigrant population. 

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Thousands protest against the government in Malaysia as opposition figures claim election fraud that enables the current administration to stay in power. Above, a speaker addresses a rally in Kuala Lumpur on May 25. 

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A Lebanese man looks at rocket shrapnel that struck a car exhibit south of Beirut on May 26. Rockets slammed into two predominantly Shia neighbourhoods, wounding at least four people. Tensions have been running high in Lebanon as Syrian rebels have threatened to take action against Hezbollah for sending fighters to Syria to assist President Bashar Assad.

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Bayern Munich players celebrate their victory over Borussia Dortmund after the UEFA Champions League final at Wembley Stadium on May 25.

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African leaders pose for an official photograph at the African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on May 25. The African Union recently marked its 50th anniversary. Since its inception, the continent-wide organization is dedicated in shedding Africa's colonial heritage and tried to resolved regions marred by conflict.

Sat, 25 May 2013 11:36:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1369643717824?image_id=06tW5Aod6Q6jfElias AsmareAPAP Photo

African leaders pose for an official photograph at the African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on May 25. The African Union recently marked its 50th anniversary. Since its inception, the continent-wide organization is dedicated in shedding Africa's colonial heritage and tried to resolved regions marred by conflict.

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On May 25, Zimbabwe held its very first Carnival in Harare in commemoration of the Africa Union's 50th anniversary.

Sat, 25 May 2013 11:22:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1369643717824?image_id=00rC0XA6dteUITsvangirayi MukwazhiAPAP Photo

On May 25, Zimbabwe held its very first Carnival in Harare in commemoration of the Africa Union's 50th anniversary.

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Across the United States, people protested against the large agribusiness Monsanto. Protesters called attention to Monsanto's use of genetically modified organisms (GMO) in food and seeds. Above, a rally in Los Angeles on May 25.

Sat, 25 May 2013 22:32:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1369643717824?image_id=05gd1tx7Hz1BcROBYN BECKAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

Across the United States, people protested against the large agribusiness Monsanto. Protesters called attention to Monsanto's use of genetically modified organisms (GMO) in food and seeds. Above, a rally in Los Angeles on May 25.

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Mayor Glenn Lewis of Moore, Oklahoma visited areas destroyed by tornadoes with US President Barack Obama. President Obama visited Oklahoma City to survey damage from the tornado, meet with victims, and talk to first responders.

Sun, 26 May 2013 21:56:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1369643717824?image_id=02rtaNWcvQgV8MANDEL NGANAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

Mayor Glenn Lewis of Moore, Oklahoma visited areas destroyed by tornadoes with US President Barack Obama. President Obama visited Oklahoma City to survey damage from the tornado, meet with victims, and talk to first responders.

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Thousands protest against the government in Malaysia as opposition figures claim election fraud that enables the current administration to stay in power. Above, a speaker addresses a rally in Kuala Lumpur on May 25. 

Sat, 25 May 2013 11:04:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1369643717824?image_id=05Ih7lZ6Hm6mVMark BakerAPAP Photo

Thousands protest against the government in Malaysia as opposition figures claim election fraud that enables the current administration to stay in power. Above, a speaker addresses a rally in Kuala Lumpur on May 25. 

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People attend the funeral of victims of a gas cylinder explosion on a minibus, in Gujrat, Pakistan, Saturday, May 25. More than a dozen people burned to death in eastern Pakistan when a school bus en route to school caught fire.

Sat, 25 May 2013 14:47:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1369643717824?image_id=01UEfJBaxHeQhK.M. ChaudaryAPAP Photo

People attend the funeral of victims of a gas cylinder explosion on a minibus, in Gujrat, Pakistan, Saturday, May 25. More than a dozen people burned to death in eastern Pakistan when a school bus en route to school caught fire.

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Eighty-year-old Japanese extreme skier Yuichiro Miura waves at the top of the summit of Mount Everest as he becomes the oldest person to climb the world's tallest mountain on May 23. Miura, who also conquered the 29,035-foot (8,850-meter) peak when he was 70 and 75, reached the mountain's highest point in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of when the summit was first reached.

Thu, 23 May 2013 17:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1369643717824?image_id=00D74GdbqG1LUAPAPAP Photo

Eighty-year-old Japanese extreme skier Yuichiro Miura waves at the top of the summit of Mount Everest as he becomes the oldest person to climb the world's tallest mountain on May 23. Miura, who also conquered the 29,035-foot (8,850-meter) peak when he was 70 and 75, reached the mountain's highest point in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of when the summit was first reached.

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Firemen extinguish a row of burning cars in the suburb of Rinkeby after youths rioted in several different suburbs around Stockholm on May 23. After four nights of riots, the country remains gridlocked on how to solve unemployment among the nation's immigrant population. 

Thu, 23 May 2013 19:43:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1369643717824?image_id=0dKGfVj8jheSVSCANPIX SWEDENREUTERSReuters Pictures

Firemen extinguish a row of burning cars in the suburb of Rinkeby after youths rioted in several different suburbs around Stockholm on May 23. After four nights of riots, the country remains gridlocked on how to solve unemployment among the nation's immigrant population. 

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Bayern Munich players celebrate their victory over Borussia Dortmund after the UEFA Champions League final at Wembley Stadium on May 25.

Sun, 26 May 2013 12:01:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1369643717824?image_id=0cOsaf76Vf72qShaun BotterillGetty ImagesGetty Images

Bayern Munich players celebrate their victory over Borussia Dortmund after the UEFA Champions League final at Wembley Stadium on May 25.

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A Lebanese man looks rocket shrapnel seen on the ground, which struck a car exhibit at the Mar Mikhael district south of Beirut on May 26. Rockets slammed into two Hezbollah neighborhoods, wounding at least 4 people. Tensions have been running high in Lebanon, and Syrian rebels have threatened to take action against Hezbollah for sending in fighters to Syria to assist President Bashar Assad.

Sun, 26 May 2013 06:45:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1369643717824?image_id=07uTcrwd4PeMyAhmad OmarAPAP Photo

A Lebanese man looks rocket shrapnel seen on the ground, which struck a car exhibit at the Mar Mikhael district south of Beirut on May 26. Rockets slammed into two Hezbollah neighborhoods, wounding at least 4 people. Tensions have been running high in Lebanon, and Syrian rebels have threatened to take action against Hezbollah for sending in fighters to Syria to assist President Bashar Assad.



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