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From Zimbabwe elections to Snowden's asylum, Al Jazeera showcases the week of July 30-August 4.
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/Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters

Locals read newspapers in Mbare township, outside Harare, on August 4, 2013 - after Africa's oldest president, Robert Mugabe, was declared winner of Zimbabwe's election.



/Jitendra Prakash/Reuters

A flood victim carries his television after heavy monsoon rains caused the River Ganges to burst its banks in the northern Indian city of Allahabad on August 1, 2013. 



/Jason Reed/Reuters

US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) meets with United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan in London, August 2, 2013.



/Andrew Biraj/Reuters

Dhaka residents try to extinguish a small fire after Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami activists set a cotton store ablaze near Kamalapur railway station on August 1, 2013.



/Khaled Abdullah/Reuters

Several US and European embassies across the Middle East are closing on Sunday, after Interpol and spy agencies warned of a possible attack. 



/Maxim Shemetov/Reuters

Fugitive former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden's new refugee documents granted by Russia are seen during a news conference in Moscow on August 1, 2013.



/AP Photo/Khalil Hamra

Pro-Morsi protesters demonstrate outside of Nasr city. The Egyptian military has ordered the demonstrations to cease, yet protesters remain defiant.



/Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

As a heatwave grips Britain, sun-chasers head to Brighton beach on July 31.



/Clive Rose/Getty Images

Missy Franklin of the USA celebrates with third-placed Hilary Caldwell of Canada and second-placed Belinda Hocking of Australia after winning the Women's Backstroke 200m final at the 15th FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain, on August 3, 2013.



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Locals read newspapers in Mbare township, outside Harare, on August 4, 2013 - after Africa(***)s oldest president, Robert Mugabe, was declared winner of Zimbabwe(***)s election.

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A flood victim carries his television after heavy monsoon rains caused the River Ganges to burst its banks in the northern Indian city of Allahabad on August 1, 2013. 

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US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) meets with United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan in London, August 2, 2013.

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Dhaka residents try to extinguish a small fire after Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami activists set a cotton store ablaze near Kamalapur railway station on August 1, 2013.

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Several US and European embassies across the Middle East are closing on Sunday, after Interpol and spy agencies warned of a possible attack. 

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Fugitive former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden(***)s new refugee documents granted by Russia are seen during a news conference in Moscow on August 1, 2013.

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Pro-Morsi protesters demonstrate outside of Nasr city. The Egyptian military has ordered the demonstrations to cease, yet protesters remain defiant.

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As a heatwave grips Britain, sun-chasers head to Brighton beach on July 31.

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Missy Franklin of the USA celebrates with third-placed Hilary Caldwell of Canada and second-placed Belinda Hocking of Australia after winning the Women(***)s Backstroke 200m final at the 15th FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain, on August 3, 2013.

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The Week in Pictures July 30 - August 4http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The_Week_in_Picturesen-ussupport@newscred.comUntitled Site10Sun, 04 Aug 2013 10:50:56 GMTLocals read newspapers in Mbare township, outside Hararehttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The_Week_in_Pictures/slideshow/locals-read-newspapers-in-mbare-township-outside-harare/dc1490502724149ab8aaa3a15f6bd3f2Locals read newspapers in Mbare township, outside Harare August 4, 2013. Africa's oldest president, Robert Mugabe, was declared winner of Zimbabwe's election on Saturday, but his rival, Morgan Tsvangirai, said he would challenge in court a result he called a fraud that would push the nation back into crisis. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (ZIMBABWE - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The_Week_in_Pictures/slideshow/locals-read-newspapers-in-mbare-township-outside-harare/dc1490502724149ab8aaa3a15f6bd3f2Siphiwe Sibeko/ReutersLocals read newspapers in Mbare township, outside HarareLocals read newspapers in Mbare township, outside Harare August 4, 2013. Africa's oldest president, Robert Mugabe, was declared winner of Zimbabwe's election on Saturday, but his rival, Morgan Tsvangirai, said he would challenge in court a result he called a fraud that would push the nation back into crisis. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (ZIMBABWE - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)A flood-affected man carries his television set to a safer place in the northern Indian city of Allahabadhttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The_Week_in_Pictures/slideshow/a-flood-affected-man-carries-his-television-set-to-a-safer-place-in-the-northern-indian-city-of-allahabad/d437c5dbb2cd258c6bc17964e8c98434A flood-affected man carries his television set to a safer place, after heavy monsoon rains caused a rise in the water levels of the river Ganges, in the northern Indian city of Allahabad August 1, 2013. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash (INDIA - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The_Week_in_Pictures/slideshow/a-flood-affected-man-carries-his-television-set-to-a-safer-place-in-the-northern-indian-city-of-allahabad/d437c5dbb2cd258c6bc17964e8c98434Jitendra Prakash/ReutersA flood-affected man carries his television set to a safer place in the northern Indian city of AllahabadA flood-affected man carries his television set to a safer place, after heavy monsoon rains caused a rise in the water levels of the river Ganges, in the northern Indian city of Allahabad August 1, 2013. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash (INDIA - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)U.S. Secretary of State Kerry meets with UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Londonhttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The_Week_in_Pictures/slideshow/us-secretary-of-state-kerry-meets-with-uae-foreign-minister-abdullah-bin-zayed-al-nahyan-in-london/dfe8568ad2910bb2db69171a694fcbbeU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) meets with United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan in London, August 2, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed (BRITAIN - Tags: POLITICS)http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The_Week_in_Pictures/slideshow/us-secretary-of-state-kerry-meets-with-uae-foreign-minister-abdullah-bin-zayed-al-nahyan-in-london/dfe8568ad2910bb2db69171a694fcbbeJason Reed/ReutersU.S. Secretary of State Kerry meets with UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan in LondonU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) meets with United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan in London, August 2, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed (BRITAIN - Tags: POLITICS)Locals try to extinguish a fire as members of police patrol, after Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami activists set fire to a cotton store near Kamalapur railway station in Dhakahttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The_Week_in_Pictures/slideshow/locals-try-to-extinguish-a-fire-as-members-of-police-patrol-after-bangladesh-jamaat-e-islami-activists-set-fire-to-a-cotton-store-near-kamalapur-railway-station-in-dhaka/15538b455d2f80b7f3691da8af23b5d6Locals try to extinguish a fire as members of police patrol, after Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami activists set fire to a cotton store near Kamalapur railway station in Dhaka August 1, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Birajhttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The_Week_in_Pictures/slideshow/locals-try-to-extinguish-a-fire-as-members-of-police-patrol-after-bangladesh-jamaat-e-islami-activists-set-fire-to-a-cotton-store-near-kamalapur-railway-station-in-dhaka/15538b455d2f80b7f3691da8af23b5d6Andrew Biraj/ReutersLocals try to extinguish a fire as members of police patrol, after Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami activists set fire to a cotton store near Kamalapur railway station in DhakaLocals try to extinguish a fire as members of police patrol, after Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami activists set fire to a cotton store near Kamalapur railway station in Dhaka August 1, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew BirajPolice troopers man a checkpoint near the British embassy in Sanaahttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The_Week_in_Pictures/slideshow/police-troopers-man-a-checkpoint-near-the-british-embassy-in-sanaa/4fff6caced327f4df587a8ec40401294Police troopers man a checkpoint near the British embassy in Sanaa August 3, 2013. Britain said on Friday that it will close its embassy in Yemen on August 4 and 5 due to "increased security concerns", after the United States announced a number of its embassies would also shut on Sunday. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah (YEMEN - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY)http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The_Week_in_Pictures/slideshow/police-troopers-man-a-checkpoint-near-the-british-embassy-in-sanaa/4fff6caced327f4df587a8ec40401294Khaled Abdullah/ReutersPolice troopers man a checkpoint near the British embassy in SanaaPolice troopers man a checkpoint near the British embassy in Sanaa August 3, 2013. Britain said on Friday that it will close its embassy in Yemen on August 4 and 5 due to "increased security concerns", after the United States announced a number of its embassies would also shut on Sunday. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah (YEMEN - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY)Fugitive former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden's new refugee documents granted by Russia is seen during a news conference in Moscowhttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The_Week_in_Pictures/slideshow/fugitive-former-us-spy-agency-contractor-edward-snowdens-new-refugee-documents-granted-by-russia-is-seen-during-a-news-conference-in-moscow/fb43906ecc2f50abbdf80c73ca3dced3Fugitive former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden's new refugee documents granted by Russia is seen during a news conference in Moscow August 1, 2013. Snowden slipped quietly out of the airport on Thursday after securing temporary asylum in Russia, ending more than a month in limbo in the transit area. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov (RUSSIA - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW)http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The_Week_in_Pictures/slideshow/fugitive-former-us-spy-agency-contractor-edward-snowdens-new-refugee-documents-granted-by-russia-is-seen-during-a-news-conference-in-moscow/fb43906ecc2f50abbdf80c73ca3dced3Maxim Shemetov/ReutersFugitive former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden's new refugee documents granted by Russia is seen during a news conference in MoscowFugitive former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden's new refugee documents granted by Russia is seen during a news conference in Moscow August 1, 2013. Snowden slipped quietly out of the airport on Thursday after securing temporary asylum in Russia, ending more than a month in limbo in the transit area. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov (RUSSIA - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW)http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The_Week_in_Pictures/slideshow/no-caption/fa8f92f8c9f17fe4805734abae8d3771An Egyptian girl wears a head band with Arabic writing reads " No god but Allah and Mohammed is the prophet," drinks juice as she joins supporters of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi outside Rabaah al-Adawiya mosque, where they have installed a camp and hold daily rallies at Nasr City, in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, July 31, 2013. Egypt's military-backed government has ordered the police to break up the sit-in protests by supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi, saying they pose an "unacceptable threat" to national security. Information Minister Dorreya Sharaf el-Din said in a televised statement Wednesday that the police are to end the demonstrations "within the law and the constitution." (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The_Week_in_Pictures/slideshow/no-caption/fa8f92f8c9f17fe4805734abae8d3771AP Photo/Khalil HamraAn Egyptian girl wears a head band with Arabic writing reads " No god but Allah and Mohammed is the prophet," drinks juice as she joins supporters of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi outside Rabaah al-Adawiya mosque, where they have installed a camp and hold daily rallies at Nasr City, in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, July 31, 2013. Egypt's military-backed government has ordered the police to break up the sit-in protests by supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi, saying they pose an "unacceptable threat" to national security. Information Minister Dorreya Sharaf el-Din said in a televised statement Wednesday that the police are to end the demonstrations "within the law and the constitution." (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)Temperatures Soar As UK Heatwave Returnshttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The_Week_in_Pictures/slideshow/temperatures-soar-as-uk-heatwave-returns/b65c748547bde427435214187430b9dfBRIGHTON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 01:http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The_Week_in_Pictures/slideshow/temperatures-soar-as-uk-heatwave-returns/b65c748547bde427435214187430b9dfMike Hewitt/Getty ImagesTemperatures Soar As UK Heatwave ReturnsBRIGHTON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 01:Swimming - 15th FINA World Championships: Day Fifteenhttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The_Week_in_Pictures/slideshow/swimming-15th-fina-world-championships-day-fifteen/ed61fd230c14920eabf5fe40141f6d61BARCELONA, SPAIN - AUGUST 03: Missy Franklin of the USA celebrates with third placed Hilary Caldwell of Canada and second placed Belinda Hocking of Australia after the Swimming Women's Backstroke 200m Final on day fifteen of the 15th FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi on August 3, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The_Week_in_Pictures/slideshow/swimming-15th-fina-world-championships-day-fifteen/ed61fd230c14920eabf5fe40141f6d61Clive Rose/Getty ImagesSwimming - 15th FINA World Championships: Day FifteenBARCELONA, SPAIN - AUGUST 03: Missy Franklin of the USA celebrates with third placed Hilary Caldwell of Canada and second placed Belinda Hocking of Australia after the Swimming Women's Backstroke 200m Final on day fifteen of the 15th FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi on August 3, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

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