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From a missing Malaysian plane to scenes from International Women's Day, Al Jazeera showcases the week in images.
Last updated: 09 Mar 2014 13:05
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Armed men, believed to be Russian servicemen, march outside a Ukrainian military base in the village of Perevalnoye near the Crimean city of Simferopol on March 9.



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Hundreds of Sudanese demonstrators branded France's president a "criminal" on March 7, for his stance on military intervention in the Central African Republic. They shouted slogans in support of Muslims in neighbouring Central African Republic, where French and African troops are deployed to stop sectarian killings.



/AP Photo/Fernando Llano

A demonstrator takes cover from tear gas fired by Bolivarian National police during clashes with anti-government protesters in Caracas, Venezuela on March 8. The Venezuelan government and opposition appear to have reached a stalemate, in which street protests continue almost daily while the opposition sits out a peace process it calls farcical.



/Sana/Reuters

A general view shows smoke rising above al-Zarah village in the outskirts of Homs after soldiers loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad took control of it from rebel fighters.



/Staff/Reuters

A Vietnamese Coast Guard search and rescue ship heads out from port to search for a missing Malaysia Airlines plane. On March 8, a Boeing 777 airplane belonging to Malaysia Airlines disappeared after losing radar contact. The flight carried over 200 passengers.



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US NASA astronaut Steven Swanson (L) sits together with Russian cosmonauts, Alexander Skvortsov (C) and Oleg Artemyev (R), in front of a mock-up of a Soyuz TMA spacecraft on March 5. All three are scheduled to blast off to the International Space Station from the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome on March 26. NASA chief Charles Bolden said the US space agency's relationship with Russia remains normal despite the ongoing international crisis in Ukraine.



/AP Photo/A.M. Ahad

Sri Lankan cricketers and support staff celebrate with the trophy after winning the Asia Cup final match against Pakistan in Dhaka, Bangladesh.



/Edgard Garrido/Reuters

Yakiri Rubi Rubio holds a sign and a cross as another woman holds a toy machete, during a march to mark International Women's Day in Mexico City on March 8.



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A demonstrator takes cover from tear gas fired by Bolivarian National police during clashes with anti-government protesters in Caracas, Venezuela on March 8. The Venezuelan government and opposition appear to have reached a stalemate, in which street protests continue almost daily while the opposition sits out a peace process it calls farcical.

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US NASA astronaut Steven Swanson (L) sits together with Russian cosmonauts, Alexander Skvortsov (C) and Oleg Artemyev (R), in front of a mock-up of a Soyuz TMA spacecraft on March 5. All three are scheduled to blast off to the International Space Station from the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome on March 26. NASA chief Charles Bolden said the US space agency(***)s relationship with Russia remains normal despite the ongoing international crisis in Ukraine.

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Sri Lankan cricketers and support staff celebrate with the trophy after winning the Asia Cup final match against Pakistan in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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Yakiri Rubi Rubio holds a sign and a cross as another woman holds a toy machete, during a march to mark International Women(***)s Day in Mexico City on March 8.

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Armed men, believed to be Russian servicemen, march outside an Ukrainian military base in the village of Perevalnoye near the Crimean city of Simferopol on March 9.

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Armed men, believed to be Russian servicemen, march outside an Ukrainian military base in the village of Perevalnoye near the Crimean city of Simferopol on March 9.

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Hundreds of Sudanese demonstrators branded France's president as a "criminal" on March 7 for his stance on military invention in the Central African Republic. They shouted slogans during a rally in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on March 7, 2014 in support of Muslims in neighbouring Central African Republic, where French and African troops are deployed to stop sectarian killings.

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Hundreds of Sudanese demonstrators branded France's president as a "criminal" on March 7 for his stance on military invention in the Central African Republic. They shouted slogans during a rally in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on March 7, 2014 in support of Muslims in neighbouring Central African Republic, where French and African troops are deployed to stop sectarian killings.

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A demonstrator takes cover from tear gas fired by Bolivarian National police during clashes with anti-government protesters in Caracas,Venezuela, Saturday, March 8. The Venezuelan government and opposition appear to have reached a stalemate, in which street protests continue almost daily while the opposition sits out a peace process it calls farcical.

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A demonstrator takes cover from tear gas fired by Bolivarian National police during clashes with anti-government protesters in Caracas,Venezuela, Saturday, March 8. The Venezuelan government and opposition appear to have reached a stalemate, in which street protests continue almost daily while the opposition sits out a peace process it calls farcical.

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A general view shows smoke rising above al-Zarah village in Homs countryside, after soldiers loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, took control of it from rebel fighters.

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A general view shows smoke rising above al-Zarah village in Homs countryside, after soldiers loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, took control of it from rebel fighters.

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A Vietnam Coast Guard search and rescue ship is seen before its departure for the search area for a missing Malaysia Airlines plane, at a port on Vietnam's Phu Quoc island March 9.

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A Vietnam Coast Guard search and rescue ship is seen before its departure for the search area for a missing Malaysia Airlines plane, at a port on Vietnam's Phu Quoc island March 9.

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US NASA astronaut Steven Swanson (L) sits together with Russian cosmonauts, Alexander Skvortsov (C) and Oleg Artemyev (R), in front of a mock-up of a Soyuz TMA spacecraft as they pose for a photo before their final preflight exam at the Gagarin Cosmonauts' Training Centre in Star City centre outside Moscow, on March 5, 2014. All three are scheduled to blast off to the International Space Station (ISS) from the Russian leased Kazakhstan's Baikonur cosmodrome on March 26. NASA chief Charles Bolden said the US space agency's relationship with Russia remained normal despite the ongoing international crisis in Ukraine.

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US NASA astronaut Steven Swanson (L) sits together with Russian cosmonauts, Alexander Skvortsov (C) and Oleg Artemyev (R), in front of a mock-up of a Soyuz TMA spacecraft as they pose for a photo before their final preflight exam at the Gagarin Cosmonauts' Training Centre in Star City centre outside Moscow, on March 5, 2014. All three are scheduled to blast off to the International Space Station (ISS) from the Russian leased Kazakhstan's Baikonur cosmodrome on March 26. NASA chief Charles Bolden said the US space agency's relationship with Russia remained normal despite the ongoing international crisis in Ukraine.

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Sri Lankan cricketers and support staff celebrate with the trophy after winning the Asia Cup final match against Pakistan in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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Sri Lankan cricketers and support staff celebrate with the trophy after winning the Asia Cup final match against Pakistan in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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Yakiri Rubi Rubio holds a sign and a cross as another woman holds a toy machete, during a march to mark International Women's Day in Mexico City on March 8.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Week_in_pictures_March_9/slideshow/no-caption/97e28dc48cc1f8f7bcf788c204ef7a4eEdgard Garrido/Reuters

Yakiri Rubi Rubio holds a sign and a cross as another woman holds a toy machete, during a march to mark International Women's Day in Mexico City on March 8.



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