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The week in pictures
From Mandela’s funeral to a snow storm in Jerusalem, Al Jazeera showcases the week in images.
Nearly 200,000 anti-government demonstrators gather during a rally in Kiev(***)s Independence Square after nearly four weeks of daily protests on December 15.
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Rescue workers evacuated more than 5,000 Gaza residents from homes flooded by four days of heavy rain.
A Palestinian prays outside the Dome of the Rock in the Old City of Jerusalem after a major snowstorm that blanketed much of the Middle East.
The grave of former South African President Nelson Mandela is covered with flowers in his home village of Qunu.
People stand in a refugee camp near the airport in Bangui after fleeing violence in the Central African Republic, where over 1,000 extra French troops were deployed this month to try to stop violence that has displaced more than 680,000 people.
Chilean presidential candidate Michelle Bachelet celebrates after winning Chile(***)s presidential elections.
People watch a live TV news programme showing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un(***)s uncle Jang Song Thaek being escorted by military officers during a trial in Pyongyang. Jang was later executed.
Crowds gather to celebrate after Bangladesh(***)s Supreme Court cleared the way for the execution of Abdul Quader Mollah, an opposition leader convicted of war crimes committed in 1971.
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