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From anti-war protests to Australia's federal election, Al Jazeera showcases the week in pictures.
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US Secretary of State John Kerry speaks from the State Department in Washington Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, making a case for intervention in Syria.



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Wildfires rage across northern California on September 1. The massive wildfire is now 75 percent contained according to a state fire spokesman.


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A twister ploughed through the Japanese city of Koshigaya and Noda, an hour's drive from central Tokyo, on September 2. Several dozen people were hospitalised.



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Civilians gather at the site of a bomb attack in Kirkuk, 250 km north of Baghdad, on September 5. At least two people were killed and 19 others wounded in two separate car-bomb attacks. In the past few months, Iraq's security situation has seriously deterioriated.



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NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer observatory launches on September 6. LADEE is a robotic mission that will orbit the moon, where it will provide unprecedented information about the solar system and beyond.



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Demonstrators take part in an anti-war rally at Times Square on September 7 in New York City. Nationwide demonstrations are expected against US military action in Syria after the reported use of chemical weapons.



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Australian voters cast ballots at the Federal Election in Sydney, Australia on September 7. Conservative candidate Tony Abbott decisively won the election - putting an end to Labor's rule.



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People celebrate after Tokyo won the bid to host the 2020 Olympics in Japan. Tokyo beat Istanbul in the deciding round of an IOC vote, after Madrid surprisingly went out against Istanbul in a first-round tie-breaker.



Click here to view pictures from the week of August 25-September 1.

Click here to view pictures from the week of August 12-18.

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US Secretary of State John Kerry speaks from the State Department in Washington Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, making a case for intervention in Syria.

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A twister ploughed through the Japanese city of Koshigaya and Noda, an hour(***)s drive from central Tokyo, on September 2. Several dozen people were hospitalised.

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Civilians gather at the site of a bomb attack in Kirkuk, 250 km north of Baghdad, on September 5. At least two people were killed and 19 others wounded in two separate car-bomb attacks. In the past few months, Iraq(***)s security situation has seriously deterioriated.

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NASA(***)s Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer observatory launches on September 6. LADEE is a robotic mission that will orbit the moon, where it will provide unprecedented information about the solar system and beyond.

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Demonstrators take part in an anti-war rally at Times Square on September 7 in New York City. Nationwide demonstrations are expected against US military action in Syria after the reported use of chemical weapons.

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Australian voters cast ballots at the Federal Election in Sydney, Australia on September 7. Conservative candidate Tony Abbott decisively won the election - putting an end to Labor(***)s rule.

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People celebrate after Tokyo won the bid to host the 2020 Olympics in Japan. Tokyo beat Istanbul in the deciding round of an IOC vote, after Madrid surprisingly went out against Istanbul in a first-round tie-breaker.

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In this image from video U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks from the State Department in Washington Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, making a case for intervention U.S. in Syria.

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In this image from video U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks from the State Department in Washington Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, making a case for intervention U.S. in Syria.

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Wildfires rage across northern California on September 1. The massive wildfire is now 75 percent contained according to a state fire spokesman.

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Wildfires rage across northern California on September 1. The massive wildfire is now 75 percent contained according to a state fire spokesman.

A tornado is seen over Koshigaya City, Saitama prefecturehttp://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/The_Week_in_Pictures_Sept_1-8/slideshow/a-tornado-is-seen-over-koshigaya-city-saitama-prefecture/8e1cf83868ebc99a4bbb821250a084f2

Japanese media reported "several dozen" people were hospitalised after what seemed like a twister ploughed through the city of Koshigaya and Noda on September 2, an hour's drive from central Tokyo. Aerial footage from local media showed shattered homes and toppled cars, and firetrucks and ambulances dot the streets near the worst hit areas.

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Japanese media reported "several dozen" people were hospitalised after what seemed like a twister ploughed through the city of Koshigaya and Noda on September 2, an hour's drive from central Tokyo. Aerial footage from local media showed shattered homes and toppled cars, and firetrucks and ambulances dot the streets near the worst hit areas.

Civilians gather at the site of a bomb attack in Kirkukhttp://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/The_Week_in_Pictures_Sept_1-8/slideshow/civilians-gather-at-the-site-of-a-bomb-attack-in-kirkuk/a22a2500c5e59d94fbef6c62b0aa3584

Civilians gather at the site of a bomb attack in Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, September 5, 2013. At least 2 people were killed and 19 others injured in two separate car bomb attacks. In the past few months, Iraq's security situation has deterioriated.

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Civilians gather at the site of a bomb attack in Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, September 5, 2013. At least 2 people were killed and 19 others injured in two separate car bomb attacks. In the past few months, Iraq's security situation has deterioriated.

NASA Launches Robotic Explorer To The Moonhttp://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/The_Week_in_Pictures_Sept_1-8/slideshow/nasa-launches-robotic-explorer-to-the-moon/40ba1e7e4e0b9341ec5e4932a148ce1d

NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) observatory launches on September 6 and will aboard the Minotaur V rocket from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS) at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. LADEE is a robotic mission that will orbit the moon where it will provide unprecedented information about the environment around the moon and give scientists a better understanding of other planetary bodies in our solar system and beyond.

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NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) observatory launches on September 6 and will aboard the Minotaur V rocket from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS) at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. LADEE is a robotic mission that will orbit the moon where it will provide unprecedented information about the environment around the moon and give scientists a better understanding of other planetary bodies in our solar system and beyond.

Anti Syria Intervention Rally Held In Times Squarehttp://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/The_Week_in_Pictures_Sept_1-8/slideshow/anti-syria-intervention-rally-held-in-times-square/b62960f6e2a2c42912f3b91a80549e73

Demonstrators take part in a anti-war rally on Times Square September 7, 2013 in New York City. Organizers expect nationwide demonstrations against any U.S. military action in Syria after the reported use of chemical weapons.

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Demonstrators take part in a anti-war rally on Times Square September 7, 2013 in New York City. Organizers expect nationwide demonstrations against any U.S. military action in Syria after the reported use of chemical weapons.

Australian parliamentary elections â?? votinghttp://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/The_Week_in_Pictures_Sept_1-8/slideshow/australian-parliamentary-elections-a-voting/df721fbf8b4d51377d270ae83ceedd1a

Australian voters cast their ballots on the morning of the Federal Election in Sydney, Australia, September 7. Conservative candidate Tony Abbott decisively won the election - putting an end to Labor's rule.

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Australian voters cast their ballots on the morning of the Federal Election in Sydney, Australia, September 7. Conservative candidate Tony Abbott decisively won the election - putting an end to Labor's rule.

Tokyo wins bid to host 2020 Olympic Gameshttp://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/The_Week_in_Pictures_Sept_1-8/slideshow/tokyo-wins-bid-to-host-2020-olympic-games/6433c3850d62c8e8758c0568b90cefb7

People celebrate after the announcement that Tokyo won the bid to host the 2020 Olympics, in Tokyo, Japan, early September 8. Tokyo beat Istanbul in the deciding round of an IOC vote after Madrid surprisingly went out against Istanbul in a first-round tie-break.

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People celebrate after the announcement that Tokyo won the bid to host the 2020 Olympics, in Tokyo, Japan, early September 8. Tokyo beat Istanbul in the deciding round of an IOC vote after Madrid surprisingly went out against Istanbul in a first-round tie-break.



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