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From the crisis in Egypt to earthquakes in New Zealand, Al Jazeera showcases the week in images.
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On August 14, hundreds of demonstrators were killed and thousands injured after security forces evicted sit-in camps protesting the army's July coup against former President Mohamed Morsi. Above, Egyptians mourn over the bodies of their relatives.



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An injured supporter of Morsi is treated on the floor of the Fateh Mosque at Cairo's Ramses Square on August 16.



/The Associated Press

Riot police catch an anti-government protester in the village of Shakhura, Bahrain, on August 14. Dozens of protests were held on the anniversary of Bahrain's independence, calling for more freedoms in the Gulf island state.



/Pool/Reuters

The main contestants in Australia's upcoming elections - Kevin Rudd, prime minister and the head of the Labor Party, and Tony Abbott, the leader of the conservative opposition - debated one another on August 11.



/The Associated Press

Activists with the Jamaat-e-Islami party shout slogans as they march during a strike in Dhaka, Bangladesh, in response to the country's election commission cancelling its registration.



/The Associated Press

Italian police officers stand next to the lifeless bodies of six migrants who, according to Italian coast guard officials, drowned after their boat ran aground on a sandbar near Catania, in southern Italy.



/EPA/YAHYA ARHAB

On August 16, a magnitude-6.5 earthquake hit New Zealand's South Island. It caused minor damage, but no casualties were reported.



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On August 14, hundreds of demonstrators were killed and thousands injured after security forces evicted sit-in camps protesting the army(***)s July coup against former President Mohamed Morsi. Above, Egyptians mourn over the bodies of their relatives.

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An injured supporter of Morsi is treated on the floor of the Fateh Mosque at Cairo(***)s Ramses Square on August 16.

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The main contestants in Australia(***)s upcoming elections - Kevin Rudd, prime minister and the head of the Labor Party, and Tony Abbott, the leader of the conservative opposition - debated one another on August 11.

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Activists with the Jamaat-e-Islami party shout slogans as they march during a strike in Dhaka, Bangladesh, in response to the country(***)s election commission cancelling its registration.

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Italian police officers stand next to the lifeless bodies of six migrants who, according to Italian coast guard officials, drowned after their boat ran aground on a sandbar near Catania, in southern Italy.

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On August 16, a magnitude-6.5 earthquake hit New Zealand(***)s South Island. It caused minor damage, but no casualties were reported.

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Week in Pictures http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week_in_Pictures_en-ussupport@newscred.comUntitled Site10Sun, 18 Aug 2013 12:47:35 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week_in_Pictures_/slideshow/no-caption/ce56da08c5f67229ad58f52b811131a4Egyptians mourn over the bodies of their relatives who died in clashes with security forces on August 15, in the El-Iman mosque at Nasr City.http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week_in_Pictures_/slideshow/no-caption/ce56da08c5f67229ad58f52b811131a4AP Photo/Khalil HamraEgyptians mourn over the bodies of their relatives who died in clashes with security forces on August 15, in the El-Iman mosque at Nasr City.Violence Erupts As Pro Morsi Supporters March On Cairohttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week_in_Pictures_/slideshow/violence-erupts-as-pro-morsi-supporters-march-on-cairo/ceaf212e2d4e02c5c398a998a7ec00a1An injured supporter of deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi is treated on the floor of the Fateh Mosque at Ramses Square on August 16.http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week_in_Pictures_/slideshow/violence-erupts-as-pro-morsi-supporters-march-on-cairo/ceaf212e2d4e02c5c398a998a7ec00a1Ed Giles/Getty ImagesViolence Erupts As Pro Morsi Supporters March On CairoAn injured supporter of deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi is treated on the floor of the Fateh Mosque at Ramses Square on August 16.Quakes shake central New Zealand, damaging homeshttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week_in_Pictures_/slideshow/quakes-shake-central-new-zealand-damaging-homes/159b8dd68fadaf50a43c8d26f1ab5acc A part of house wall was damaged in the small South Island town of Seddon after a magnitude-6.5 earthquake hit in the upper South Island of New Zealand, Friday, Aug. 16.http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week_in_Pictures_/slideshow/quakes-shake-central-new-zealand-damaging-homes/159b8dd68fadaf50a43c8d26f1ab5accThe Associated PressQuakes shake central New Zealand, damaging homes A part of house wall was damaged in the small South Island town of Seddon after a magnitude-6.5 earthquake hit in the upper South Island of New Zealand, Friday, Aug. 16.Australian Prime Minister and leader of the Australian Labor Party Rudd speaks as the leader of the conservative oppositionAbbott listens on during their debate at the National Press Club in Canberrahttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week_in_Pictures_/slideshow/australian-prime-minister-and-leader-of-the-australian-labor-party-rudd-speaks-as-the-leader-of-the-conservative-oppositionabbott-listens-on-during-their-debate-at-the-national-press-club-in-canberra/361c12971731b558be893521356d9c63Australian Prime Minister and leader of the Australian Labor Party Kevin Rudd (L) speaks as the leader of the conservative opposition Tony Abbott listens on during their debate at the National Press Club in Canberra August 11. Australia will hold a federal election on September 7.http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week_in_Pictures_/slideshow/australian-prime-minister-and-leader-of-the-australian-labor-party-rudd-speaks-as-the-leader-of-the-conservative-oppositionabbott-listens-on-during-their-debate-at-the-national-press-club-in-canberra/361c12971731b558be893521356d9c63Pool/ReutersAustralian Prime Minister and leader of the Australian Labor Party Rudd speaks as the leader of the conservative oppositionAbbott listens on during their debate at the National Press Club in CanberraAustralian Prime Minister and leader of the Australian Labor Party Kevin Rudd (L) speaks as the leader of the conservative opposition Tony Abbott listens on during their debate at the National Press Club in Canberra August 11. Australia will hold a federal election on September 7.1 killed, 20 hurt in Bangladesh party protestshttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week_in_Pictures_/slideshow/1-killed-20-hurt-in-bangladesh-party-protests/2dec2a006c27d24a4fdc8111ad3caea2 Activists of the Jamaat-e-Islami party shout slogans as they march during a strike in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Wednesday, Aug.14, 2013.http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week_in_Pictures_/slideshow/1-killed-20-hurt-in-bangladesh-party-protests/2dec2a006c27d24a4fdc8111ad3caea2The Associated Press1 killed, 20 hurt in Bangladesh party protests Activists of the Jamaat-e-Islami party shout slogans as they march during a strike in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Wednesday, Aug.14, 2013.6 boat migrants drown off popular Sicilian beachhttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week_in_Pictures_/slideshow/6-boat-migrants-drown-off-popular-sicilian-beach/4e460794b6003d8c9f14c5d8c90a6ee3 Italian police officers stand next to the lifeless bodies of six migrants who, according to Italian coast guard officials, drowned after their boat ran aground on a sandbar and they tried to swim to shore, near Catania, southern Italy.http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week_in_Pictures_/slideshow/6-boat-migrants-drown-off-popular-sicilian-beach/4e460794b6003d8c9f14c5d8c90a6ee3The Associated Press6 boat migrants drown off popular Sicilian beach Italian police officers stand next to the lifeless bodies of six migrants who, according to Italian coast guard officials, drowned after their boat ran aground on a sandbar and they tried to swim to shore, near Catania, southern Italy.Heavy rains hit the low rainfall Sanaahttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week_in_Pictures_/slideshow/heavy-rains-hit-the-low-rainfall-sanaa/99d34c60a6aef2244b7792714684e315Yemeni men riding a motorbike drive through a flooded street following heavy rains in Sana'a, Yemen, 27 April 2013. Yemeni authorities warned the citizens to take precautions to avoid surprising torrents and rockslides, especially in the mountainous areas, due to the heavy rains and flash floods.http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week_in_Pictures_/slideshow/heavy-rains-hit-the-low-rainfall-sanaa/99d34c60a6aef2244b7792714684e315EPA/YAHYA ARHABHeavy rains hit the low rainfall SanaaYemeni men riding a motorbike drive through a flooded street following heavy rains in Sana'a, Yemen, 27 April 2013. Yemeni authorities warned the citizens to take precautions to avoid surprising torrents and rockslides, especially in the mountainous areas, due to the heavy rains and flash floods.http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week_in_Pictures_/slideshow/no-caption/bdd7520c172e304d387427b8ca0a690fRiot police catch a Bahraini anti-government protester in the village of Shakhura, Bahrain, on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013. http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week_in_Pictures_/slideshow/no-caption/bdd7520c172e304d387427b8ca0a690fAP Photo/Hasan JamaliRiot police catch a Bahraini anti-government protester in the village of Shakhura, Bahrain, on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013.

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