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The week in pictures
From shootings in Washington DC and Nairobi to Germany’s election, Al Jazeera showcases the week in pictures.
People flee from a shooter in Washington DC. The gunman killed 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard on September 16.
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Supporters of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party take part in a rally at Democracy Square in Phnom Penh on Tuesday, September 17.
Lionel Messi completes a hat-trick in the opening game of Europe(***)s Champions League on Wednesday night, giving Barcelona a solid 4-1 victory over Dutch giants Ajax.
An official carries a young boy away from Westgate mall after gunmen rampaged through the packed shopping centre in Kenya(***)s capital, Nairobi, on Saturday, September 21.
A mother and her children hide as gunmen from the Somalia-based Al-Shabaab armed group wrought havoc on Saturday at the Westgate shopping centre in Nairobi, killing at least 59 people.
A Pakistani man carries the lifeless body of a girl from the site of a suicide attack at a church in Peshawar, in the north-west of Pakistan on Sunday, September 22.
Corinna Woehrle (R) and her brother, Christoph Gerlinde, Moser (2L) wear traditional Black Forest costumes as they cast ballots in Germany(***)s general election (Bundestagswahl) at a polling station in Hornberg on Sunday.
Egyptians shout slogans on Friday, September 20, as they attend the funeral of General Nabil Farrag, who was killed during an operation against gunmen in the Kerdasa district of Giza.
Free Syrian Army fighters celebrate after rescuing members of their group caught under sniper fire in Aleppo(***)s Sheikh Saeed neighbourhood on Saturday, September 21.
Villagers on a small boat on Saturday pass next to a home that was washed away by Tropical Storm Manuel, near Atoyac de Alvarez in Mexico.
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