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Last updated: 05 Jan 2014 14:08
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Iraqi Sunni fighters secure the funeral of a man killed by army artillery fire. At least four people were killed after the Iraqi government launched a military operation in Sunni-dominated Anbar region against insurgents, who last week took control of the cities of Fallujah and Ramadi.



/AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara

Villagers watch as Mount Sinabung releases pyroclastic flow during an eruption in Indonesia.



/Handout/Reuters

A helicopter from the Xue Long (Snow Dragon) Chinese icebreaker unloads rescued passengers from an ice-bound Russian ship in eastern Antarctica.



/Rick Wilking/Reuters

People wait in line to be among the first to legally buy recreational marijuana at the Botana Care store in the US state of Colorado.



/Handout/Reuters

The Italian navy rescued 233 mostly African migrants off the coast of Sicily, as the immigration crisis that killed hundreds in shipwrecks in 2013 showed no signs of letting up in the new year.



/AP Photo/Ben Curtis

People displaced by the recent fighting between the South Sudanese government and rebel forces queue for medical care at a clinic run by Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders).



/AP Photo/Becky Bohrer

In the US state of Alaska, some celebrated the new year by participating in the "Polar Plunge", which involves dashing into frigid water that is just 3 degrees Celsius.



/AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh

People walk towards a polling station to cast their votes in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Police fired at protesters and more than 100 polling stations were torched in Sunday's general elections, which were marred by violence and a boycott by the opposition.




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Iraqi Sunni fighters secure the funeral of a man killed by army artillery fire. At least four people were killed after the Iraqi government launched a military operation in Sunni-dominated Anbar region against insurgents, who last week took control of the cities of Fallujah and Ramadi.

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Villagers watch as Mount Sinabung releases pyroclastic flow during an eruption in Indonesia.

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A helicopter from the Xue Long (Snow Dragon) Chinese icebreaker unloads rescued passengers from an ice-bound Russian ship in eastern Antarctica.

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People wait in line to be among the first to legally buy recreational marijuana at the Botana Care store in the US state of Colorado.

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The Italian navy rescued 233 mostly African migrants off the coast of Sicily, as the immigration crisis that killed hundreds in shipwrecks in 2013 showed no signs of letting up in the new year.

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People displaced by the recent fighting between the South Sudanese government and rebel forces queue for medical care at a clinic run by Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders).

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In the US state of Alaska, some celebrated the new year by participating in the "Polar Plunge", which involves dashing into frigid water that is just 3 degrees Celsius.

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People walk towards a polling station to cast their votes in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Police fired at protesters and more than 100 polling stations were torched in Sunday(***)s general elections, which were marred by violence and a boycott by the opposition.

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Iraqi Sunni fighters secure the funeral of a man killed in artillery fire by the Iraqi army against Fallujah. At least four people were killed after the Iraqi government launched a military operation in Sunni-dominated Anbar region against insurgents who last week took control of the cities of Fallujah and Ramadi.

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Iraqi Sunni fighters secure the funeral of a man killed in artillery fire by the Iraqi army against Fallujah. At least four people were killed after the Iraqi government launched a military operation in Sunni-dominated Anbar region against insurgents who last week took control of the cities of Fallujah and Ramadi.

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Villagers watch as Mount Sinabung releases pyroclastic flow during an eruption in Indonesia.

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Villagers watch as Mount Sinabung releases pyroclastic flow during an eruption in Indonesia.

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A helicopter from the Xue Long (Snow Dragon) Chinese icebreaker unloads rescued passengers from an ice-bound Russian ship in East Antarctica.

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A helicopter from the Xue Long (Snow Dragon) Chinese icebreaker unloads rescued passengers from an ice-bound Russian ship in East Antarctica.

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People wait in line to be among the first to legally buy recreational marijuana at the Botana Care store in the US state of Colorado.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/The_week_in_pictures_January_5/slideshow/no-caption/fb476efec81219c537db200a32dd67deRick Wilking/Reuters

People wait in line to be among the first to legally buy recreational marijuana at the Botana Care store in the US state of Colorado.

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The Italian navy rescued 233 mostly African migrants off the coast of Sicily, as the immigration crisis that killed hundreds in shipwrecks in 2013 showed no signs of letting up in the new year.

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The Italian navy rescued 233 mostly African migrants off the coast of Sicily, as the immigration crisis that killed hundreds in shipwrecks in 2013 showed no signs of letting up in the new year.

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People displaced by the recent fighting between the South Sudanese government and rebel forces queue for medical care at a clinic run by Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders).

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/The_week_in_pictures_January_5/slideshow/no-caption/67b8c455961723361df556ee6754af3eAP Photo/Ben Curtis

People displaced by the recent fighting between the South Sudanese government and rebel forces queue for medical care at a clinic run by Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders).

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In the US state of Alaska, some celebrated the new year by participating in the "Polar Plunge", which involves dashing into frigid water that is just three degrees Celsius.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/The_week_in_pictures_January_5/slideshow/no-caption/4724de689cb0f6a408550936661005e5AP Photo/Becky Bohrer

In the US state of Alaska, some celebrated the new year by participating in the "Polar Plunge", which involves dashing into frigid water that is just three degrees Celsius.

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People walk towards a polling station to cast their votes in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Police fired at protesters and more than 100 polling stations were torched in Sunday's general elections marred by violence and a boycott by the opposition, which dismissed the polls as a farce.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/The_week_in_pictures_January_5/slideshow/no-caption/371ccedf94ed96eb5a1f8eaeb0accde7AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh

People walk towards a polling station to cast their votes in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Police fired at protesters and more than 100 polling stations were torched in Sunday's general elections marred by violence and a boycott by the opposition, which dismissed the polls as a farce.



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