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REWIND: 16 photos from the week that was

Last updated on: December 08, 2014 09:43 IST

Here's a glimpse of all that happened around the world last week, in 16 images.


Model Karlie Kloss presents a creation during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in London. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett /Reuters

The Delta IV Heavy rocket with the Orion spacecraft lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Photograph: Steve Nesius/Reuters

A participant runs past a damaged building as he competes in a running race along a street in Aleppo's Bustan al-Qasr neighborhood, a rebel-controlled area. Photograph: Mahmoud Hebbo/Reuters

A sculptural artwork depicting a hooded high school student shooting former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet and headless presidents is seen at the Contemporary Art Museum in Santiago. The artwork, part of the "El ladrillo angular" (the angular brick) exhibition, portrays a student fighting against the ongoing continuity of dictatorship because of a political and economic system which has been impossible to destroy, according to "Papas Fritas" the artwork's creator. Photograph: Ivan Alvarado/Reuters

A demonstrator protests recent grand jury decisions not to indict police officers in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, at Boston Common in Boston, Massachusetts. Reaction to Wednesday's decision not to indict officer Daniel Pantaleo for his role in the videotaped confrontation that left 43-year-old Garner dead echoed a wave of outrage sparked nine days earlier by a similar outcome in the fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Brown by a white policeman in Missouri. Photograph: Brian Snyder/Reuters

A newlywed couple kiss during a photo shoot, as an assistant runs away after lifting the veil, in Chongqing municipality. Photograph: Reuters

A parked car is covered with ice in Lichtenau in northern Austria. Freezing fog and rain last week covered parts of the region with ice, causing blocked roads due to fallen trees and closed schools for security reasons. Photograph: Heinz-Peter Bader/Reuters

A NYPD policeman reacts next to people protesting against the Staten Island death of Eric Garner during an arrest in July, at midtown Manhattan in New York. A New York City grand jury decision not to charge white police officer Daniel Pantaleo who killed unarmed black man Garner with a chokehold sparked outrage and protests on Wednesday, and the US Justice Department said it would investigate the incident. Photograph: Eric Thayer/Reuters

A miner smokes a cigarette next to lockers before showering during a break near a coal mine in Heshun county, Shanxi province. Photograph: Reuters

Taramuni Ray, 62, cries as she sits on the debris from her burnt hut after a fire occurred at a slum in Kolkata. Several huts were gutted in the fire on Thursday but no casualties were reported and the cause of the fire was unknown. Photograph: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters

Indian Navy soldiers play drums during Navy Day celebrations, marking their battle at Karachi Harbour during the India-Pakistan war in 1971, in Mumbai, December 2. Photograph: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters

Kamchatka Brown Bear Mascha stands beside a Christmas tree, decorated with fruits and fish, at Hagenbecks zoo in Hamburg, northern Germany. Photograph: Fabian Bimmer/Reuters

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is also leader of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, eats a local grilled fish during his official campaign kick-off for the December 14 lower house election, at the Soma Haragama fishing port in Soma, Fukushima prefecture, December 2. Photograph: Issei Kato/Reuters

Locally made shells are launched by Free Syrian Army fighters towards forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in the Handarat area, north of Aleppo. Photograph: Hosam Katan/Reuters

A monkey cowers as its trainer Qi Defang approaches during training for a circus in Suzhou, Anhui province, China. Suzhou is known as the hometown of circus troupes in China and has more than 300 circus troupes. Photograph: William Hong/Reuters

Police use pepper spray during clashes with pro-democracy protesters close to the chief executive office in Hong Kong. Photograph: Tyrone Siu/Reuters