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From Rob Ford allegedly smoking crack to a tragic landslide in Afghanistan, Al Jazeera showcases the week in images.
Last updated: 07 May 2014 11:09
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/AP/Gulrahim Niazman

Afghans search for survivors after a landslide buried Abi-Barik village in Badakhshan province, northeastern Afghanistan on May 3. As many as 2,500 people may have died in the disaster.



/AP/Ringo H.W. Chiu

Fans hold up signs in support of the Los Angeles Clippers after NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced that Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the league for racist remarks.



/The Globe and Mail

A screenshot from a video of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford allegedly smoking a crack pipe, according to a self-professed drug dealer who secretly filmed the mayor in his sister's basement on April 26.



/AP/Hamada Elrasam

Al Jazeera's award-winning correspondent Peter Greste appears in a defendants' cage in a courthouse near Tora prison along with several other defendants during a trial on terror charges in Cairo, Egypt, on May 3. Greste, along with Al Jazeera employees Mohammed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed, face charges of being part of a terrorist group and airing falsified footage intended to damage Egyptian national security. Al Jazeera and the journalists have denied the charges.



/AP/Jacquelyn Martin

Actor and comedian Joel McHale was the keynote speaker at the centennial dinner of the White House Correspondents' Association.



/ASHRAF SHAZLY/AFP/Getty Images

A convoy of vehicles carrying illegal migrants who were abandoned in the desert by human traffickers, arrives in the northern Sudanese city of Dongola following their rescue on the Sudanese Libyan border by troops from both countries on May 3. Sudanese officials announced the rescue on April 30, saying the traffickers had dumped their victims in the border region's scorching desert where 10 died.



/AP/ Rajesh Kumar Singh

India's ruling Congress party Vice President Rahul Gandhi greets supporters during an election campaign rally in Amethi, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, May 3. Gandhi, heir to the country's Nehru-Gandhi political dynasty, is leading the struggling party's campaign in the general election.



/AP/Arnulfo Franco

Electoral workers drag plastic bags filled with voting materials to be distributed to polling stations in Panama City, Panama, May 3. Panamanians go to the polls on Sunday to elect legislators and a new president from a field of seven candidates.



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Afghans search for survivors after a landslide buried Abi-Barik village in Badakhshan province, northeastern Afghanistan on May 3. As many as 2,500 people may have died in the disaster.

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Fans hold up signs in support of the Los Angeles Clippers after NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced that Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the league for racist remarks.

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A screenshot from a video of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford allegedly smoking a crack pipe, according to a self-professed drug dealer who secretly filmed the mayor in his sister(***)s basement on April 26.

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Actor and comedian Joel McHale was the keynote speaker at the centennial dinner of the White House Correspondents(***) Association.

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A convoy of vehicles carrying illegal migrants who were abandoned in the desert by human traffickers, arrives in the northern Sudanese city of Dongola following their rescue on the Sudanese Libyan border by troops from both countries on May 3. Sudanese officials announced the rescue on April 30, saying the traffickers had dumped their victims in the border region(***)s scorching desert where 10 died.

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India(***)s ruling Congress party Vice President Rahul Gandhi greets supporters during an election campaign rally in Amethi, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, May 3. Gandhi, heir to the country(***)s Nehru-Gandhi political dynasty, is leading the struggling party(***)s campaign in the general election.

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Electoral workers drag plastic bags filled with voting materials to be distributed to polling stations in Panama City, Panama, May 3. Panamanians go to the polls on Sunday to elect legislators and a new president from a field of seven candidates.

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Afghans search for survivors after a landslide buried Abi-Barik village in Badakhshan province, northeastern Afghanistan, Saturday, May 3. As many as 2,500 people may have died from the disaster.

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Afghans search for survivors after a landslide buried Abi-Barik village in Badakhshan province, northeastern Afghanistan, Saturday, May 3. As many as 2,500 people may have died from the disaster.

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Fans hold up signs in support of the Los Angeles Clippers and before Game 5 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series after NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced that Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the league for racist remarks.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Week_in_pictures/slideshow/no-caption/bd656b82c689259c6d070c0d1a375d14AP/Ringo H.W. Chiu

Fans hold up signs in support of the Los Angeles Clippers and before Game 5 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series after NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced that Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the league for racist remarks.

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A screenshot from a video of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford allegedly smoking a crack pipe according to a self-professed drug dealer who secretly filmed in his sister's basement on Saturday morning, April 26.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Week_in_pictures/slideshow/no-caption/3dfdbd0bd1799ae2c22711bc4c6d7d1eThe Globe and Mail

A screenshot from a video of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford allegedly smoking a crack pipe according to a self-professed drug dealer who secretly filmed in his sister's basement on Saturday morning, April 26.

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Al Jazeera's award-winning Australian correspondent Peter Greste appears in a defendants' cage in a courthouse near Tora prison along with several other defendants during a trial on terror charges in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, May 3. Greste, along with Al Jazeera employees Mohammed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed, face charges of being part of a terrorist group and airing falsified footage intended to damage Egyptian national security. Al Jazeera and the journalists have denied the charges.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Week_in_pictures/slideshow/no-caption/757b461d8831e60ba8a83da76be9224aAP/Hamada Elrasam

Al Jazeera's award-winning Australian correspondent Peter Greste appears in a defendants' cage in a courthouse near Tora prison along with several other defendants during a trial on terror charges in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, May 3. Greste, along with Al Jazeera employees Mohammed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed, face charges of being part of a terrorist group and airing falsified footage intended to damage Egyptian national security. Al Jazeera and the journalists have denied the charges.

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Actor and comedian Joel McHale was the keynote speaker at the centennial dinner of the White House Correspondents' Association (WHCA).

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Week_in_pictures/slideshow/no-caption/dbd218dbd256f890ab36af0e9a05e59eAP/Jacquelyn Martin

Actor and comedian Joel McHale was the keynote speaker at the centennial dinner of the White House Correspondents' Association (WHCA).

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A convoy of vehicles carrying illegal migrants who were abandoned in the desert by human traffickers arrives in the northern Sudanese city of Dongola following their rescue on the Sudanese Libyan frontier by troops from both countries on May 3. Sudanese officials announced the rescue on April 30, saying the traffickers had dumped their victims in the border region's scorching desert, where 10 died.

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A convoy of vehicles carrying illegal migrants who were abandoned in the desert by human traffickers arrives in the northern Sudanese city of Dongola following their rescue on the Sudanese Libyan frontier by troops from both countries on May 3. Sudanese officials announced the rescue on April 30, saying the traffickers had dumped their victims in the border region's scorching desert, where 10 died.

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India's ruling Congress party Vice President Rahul Gandhi greets supporters during an election campaign rally in Amethi, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, Saturday, May 3. Gandhi, heir to the country's Nehru-Gandhi political dynasty, is leading the struggling party's campaign in the general election.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Week_in_pictures/slideshow/no-caption/a3bdf926071051234ae29a0f53218828AP/ Rajesh Kumar Singh

India's ruling Congress party Vice President Rahul Gandhi greets supporters during an election campaign rally in Amethi, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, Saturday, May 3. Gandhi, heir to the country's Nehru-Gandhi political dynasty, is leading the struggling party's campaign in the general election.

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Electoral workers drag plastic bags filled with voting materials, to be distributed to polling stations in Panama City, Saturday, May 3. Panamanians go to the polls on Sunday to elect a new president from a field of seven, and legislators.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Week_in_pictures/slideshow/no-caption/8ff717e062919f15323db6a0e6fe6e6aAP/Arnulfo Franco

Electoral workers drag plastic bags filled with voting materials, to be distributed to polling stations in Panama City, Saturday, May 3. Panamanians go to the polls on Sunday to elect a new president from a field of seven, and legislators.



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