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From street protests in Thailand and the Ukraine to China's moon mission, Al Jazeera showcases the week in pictures.
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A man throws a flare towards Interior Ministry members during a rally held by supporters of EU integration in Kiev on December 1. Ukrainian opposition leaders called for President Viktor Yanukovich and his government to resign at a rally of about 350,000 people, the biggest protest in the capital since the Orange Revolution nearly a decade ago.


/EPA/MAHMOUD TAHA/ALMASRY ALYOUM
Female Islamist demonstrators stand behind bars during a trial session at a court in Alexandria, Egypt, on November 27. An Egyptian court handed down 11-year sentences to 21 female demonstrators, who were arrested after an early-morning demonstration in the coastal city.


/AP Photo/Manu Brabo

African migrants are covered with blankets in a detention center for illegal migrants in Abu Salim district on the outskirts of Tripoli on November 29. After being captured by the Libyan Coast Guard while on a boat heading to Italy, almost 200 migrants were held in poor conditions in barracks at the detention centre.



/AP Photo/Fernando Antonio
Honduran presidential candidate Xiomara Castro, left, and her husband, Manuel Zelaya, ride on the roof of a car with a coffin containing the body of a supporter killed a day earlier by alleged criminals during a protest march in the capital city of Tegucigalpa on December 1. Castro called for her supporters to pour out into the streets to demand a vote-by-vote recount of last Sunday's election, a move that could mean further political instability in the Central American country.


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China's Chang'e-3 rocket carrying the Jade Rabbit moon rover blasts off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in the southwest province of Sichuan on December 2. China's first moon rover mission is the latest step in an ambitious space programme seen as a symbol of its rising global stature.


/AP Photo/Vincent Thian

Police spray anti-government protesters with a water cannon in Bangkok, Thailand, on December 2. Suthep Thaugsuban, the leader of Thailand's anti-government protests, says his goal is to topple the country's prime minister within a couple of days.



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Esbjerg's Jonas Knudsen trips over Standard Lieges' Mehdi Carcela-Gonzalez during their Europa League soccer match at the Blue Water Stadium in Esbjerg, Denmark on November 28.



/Mian Khursheed/Reuters
Pakistan's newly appointed army chief, General Raheel Sharif, attends the change of command ceremony at the army headquarters in Rawalpindi on November 29. Sharif's appointment comes as the country fights a Taliban insurgency and seeks accord with the United States on how to stabilise neighbouring Afghanistan.


/Carlo Allegri/Reuters
Emergency workers examine the site of a Metro North train derailment in the Bronx borough of New York on December 1. Four people were killed and scores more were injured when all seven cars ran off the tracks on a sharp curve, officials said.



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Week in pictures 12/2http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Week_in_picture_12/2en-ussupport@newscred.comUntitled Site10Mon, 02 Dec 2013 06:58:40 GMT http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Week_in_picture_12/2/slideshow/no-caption/8534e73e87be0a6d5648e8cec815a92cA man throws a flare towards Interior Ministry members during a rally held by supporters of EU integration in Kiev on December 1. Ukrainian opposition leaders called for President Viktor Yanukovich and his government to resign at a rally of about 350,000 people, the biggest protest in the capital since the Orange Revolution nearly a decade ago. http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Week_in_picture_12/2/slideshow/no-caption/8534e73e87be0a6d5648e8cec815a92cGleb Garanich/Reuters A man throws a flare towards Interior Ministry members during a rally held by supporters of EU integration in Kiev on December 1. Ukrainian opposition leaders called for President Viktor Yanukovich and his government to resign at a rally of about 350,000 people, the biggest protest in the capital since the Orange Revolution nearly a decade ago. http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Week_in_picture_12/2/slideshow/no-caption/69ca83d4664b65dd32a48dbd2570f4ccFemale Islamist demonstrators stand behind bars during a trial session at a court in Alexandria, Egypt, on November 27. An Egyptian court handed down 11-year sentences to 21 female demonstrators, who were arrested after an early-morning demonstration in the coastal city.http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Week_in_picture_12/2/slideshow/no-caption/69ca83d4664b65dd32a48dbd2570f4ccEPA/MAHMOUD TAHA/ALMASRY ALYOUM Female Islamist demonstrators stand behind bars during a trial session at a court in Alexandria, Egypt, on November 27. An Egyptian court handed down 11-year sentences to 21 female demonstrators, who were arrested after an early-morning demonstration in the coastal city. http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Week_in_picture_12/2/slideshow/no-caption/38811f2a6e9b56c4a03e6304380f9733African migrants are covered with blankets in a detention center for illegal migrants in Abu Salim district on the outskirts of Tripoli on November 29. After being captured by the Libyan Coast Guard while on a boat heading to Italy, almost 200 migrants were held in poor conditions in barracks at the detention center.http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Week_in_picture_12/2/slideshow/no-caption/38811f2a6e9b56c4a03e6304380f9733AP Photo/Manu Brabo African migrants are covered with blankets in a detention center for illegal migrants in Abu Salim district on the outskirts of Tripoli on November 29. After being captured by the Libyan Coast Guard while on a boat heading to Italy, almost 200 migrants were held in poor conditions in barracks at the detention center. http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Week_in_picture_12/2/slideshow/no-caption/bffb25eb433079f2c488a2ae9e86ade8Honduran presidential candidate Xiomara Castro, left, and her husband, Manuel Zelaya, ride on the roof of a car with a coffin containing the body of a supporter killed a day earlier by alleged criminals during a protest march in the capital city of Tegucigalpa on December 1. Castro called for her supporters to pour out into the streets to demand a vote-by-vote recount of last Sunday's election, a move that could mean further political instability in the Central American country.http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Week_in_picture_12/2/slideshow/no-caption/bffb25eb433079f2c488a2ae9e86ade8AP Photo/Fernando Antonio Honduran presidential candidate Xiomara Castro, left, and her husband, Manuel Zelaya, ride on the roof of a car with a coffin containing the body of a supporter killed a day earlier by alleged criminals during a protest march in the capital city of Tegucigalpa on December 1. Castro called for her supporters to pour out into the streets to demand a vote-by-vote recount of last Sunday's election, a move that could mean further political instability in the Central American country. http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Week_in_picture_12/2/slideshow/no-caption/fe31be90adc8ca36af5d147ad6e701acChina's Chang'e-3 rocket carrying the Jade Rabbit moon rover blasts off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in the southwest province of Sichuan on December 2. China's first moon rover mission is the latest step in an ambitious space programme seen as a symbol of its rising global stature.http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Week_in_picture_12/2/slideshow/no-caption/fe31be90adc8ca36af5d147ad6e701acSTR/AFP/Getty Images China's Chang'e-3 rocket carrying the Jade Rabbit moon rover blasts off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in the southwest province of Sichuan on December 2. China's first moon rover mission is the latest step in an ambitious space programme seen as a symbol of its rising global stature. http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Week_in_picture_12/2/slideshow/no-caption/0e56df6024129c278579262af994c199Police spray anti-government protesters with a water cannon in Bangkok, Thailand, on December 2. Suthep Thaugsuban, the leader of Thailand's anti-government protests, says his goal is to topple the country's Prime Minister within a couple of days. http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Week_in_picture_12/2/slideshow/no-caption/0e56df6024129c278579262af994c199AP Photo/Vincent Thian Police spray anti-government protesters with a water cannon in Bangkok, Thailand, on December 2. Suthep Thaugsuban, the leader of Thailand's anti-government protests, says his goal is to topple the country's Prime Minister within a couple of days. http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Week_in_picture_12/2/slideshow/no-caption/3269989eac9a412ee4bca6462b4aca61Esbjerg's Jonas Knudsen trips over Standard Lieges' Mehdi Carcela-Gonzalez during their Europa League soccer match at the Blue Water Stadium in Esbjerg on November 28.http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Week_in_picture_12/2/slideshow/no-caption/3269989eac9a412ee4bca6462b4aca61Scanpix Denmark/Reuters Esbjerg's Jonas Knudsen trips over Standard Lieges' Mehdi Carcela-Gonzalez during their Europa League soccer match at the Blue Water Stadium in Esbjerg on November 28. http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Week_in_picture_12/2/slideshow/no-caption/1166652d5e56cfa202c87cb1630c81c3Pakistan's newly appointed army chief, General Raheel Sharif, attends the change of command ceremony at the army headquarters in Rawalpindi on November 29. Sharif's appointment comes as the country fights a Taliban insurgency and seeks accord with the United States on how to stabilise neighbouring Afghanistan.http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Week_in_picture_12/2/slideshow/no-caption/1166652d5e56cfa202c87cb1630c81c3Mian Khursheed/Reuters Pakistan's newly appointed army chief, General Raheel Sharif, attends the change of command ceremony at the army headquarters in Rawalpindi on November 29. Sharif's appointment comes as the country fights a Taliban insurgency and seeks accord with the United States on how to stabilise neighbouring Afghanistan. http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Week_in_picture_12/2/slideshow/no-caption/e0f59ae25ef373150d31ad92a3085f6bEmergency workers examine the site of a Metro North train derailment in the Bronx borough of New York on December 1. Four people were killed and scores more were injured when all seven cars ran off the tracks on a sharp curve, officials said. http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Week_in_picture_12/2/slideshow/no-caption/e0f59ae25ef373150d31ad92a3085f6bCarlo Allegri/Reuters Emergency workers examine the site of a Metro North train derailment in the Bronx borough of New York on December 1. Four people were killed and scores more were injured when all seven cars ran off the tracks on a sharp curve, officials said.

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