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REWIND: The best PHOTOS in the week gone by

Last updated on: March 26, 2011 10:45 IST

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We bring you a presentation of some of the best photos from around the world in the last week.

A demonstrator shows his bottom to riot police during a protest by European workers and trade union representatives to demand better job protection in the European Union countries in Brussels on March 24. Tens of thousands of people marched through Brussels on Thursday to urge European leaders holding a two-day summit in the Belgian capital to scrap or ease austerity measures, which unions say will slow economic recovery and punish the poor.

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Photographs: Thierry Roge/Reuters
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Ducks swim past a submerged vehicle after the earthquake and tsunami in Yamada town, Iwate Prefecture in northern Japan, March 24


Photographs: Carlos Barria/Reuters
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Vehicles belonging to forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi explode after an air strike by coalition forces, along a road between Benghazi and Ajdabiyah on March 20


Photographs: Goran Tomasevic/Reuters
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US Navy safety swimmers stand on the deck of the Virginia class submarine USS New Hampshire after it surfaced through thin ice during exercises underneath ice in the Arctic Ocean north of Prudhoe Bay, Alaska on March 19


Photographs: Lucas Jackson/Reuters
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Riot police officers shield themselves from fireworks launched at them by protesters during a demonstration in Oued Koriche, Algiers on March 23. The protesters were demonstrating against a plan by the authorities to demolish houses built without proper approval.


Photographs: Louafi Larbi/Reuters
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Family members watch as the coffin of Lance Corporal Tasker is carried after his funeral service at Tayport Parish Church, in Tayport, Scotland on March 22. Lance Corporal Tasker was killed by small arms fire in Afghanistan while on duty with his dog Theo. Theo died soon after, suffering a seizure on return to their base.


Photographs: David Moir/Reuters
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People whose homes were destroyed by the tsunami take a bath in a tent set up by Japan's Self Defense Force in Kamaishi after the area was devastated by a magnitude 9.0 earthquake and tsunami on March 22


Photographs: Damir Sagolj/Reuters
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A woman stands among praying women during a rally demanding the ouster of Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh outside Sanaa University on March 23


Photographs: Ammar Awad/Reuters
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A miner climbs on excavated rocks after a giant drill machine broke through at the final section Sedrun-Faido, at the construction site of the NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel on March 23. Crossing the Alps, the world's longest train tunnel should become operational at the end of 2016. The project consists of two parallel single track tunnels, each of a length of 57 km


Photographs: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters
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A piano is submerged in water in the area devastated by tsunami in Rikuzentakat on March 21


Photographs: Damir Sagolj/Reuters
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A rebel fighter points his gun at a suspected Gaddafi supporter as other rebels try to protect the suspected supporter, on a road between Benghazi and Ajdabiyah, near Ajdabiya on March 21


Photographs: Goran Tomasevic/Reuters
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People celebrate atop a destroyed mobile artillery piece belonging to forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi after an air strike by coalition forces, along a road between Benghazi and Ajdabiya on March 20


Photographs: Suhaib Salem/Reuters
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Sasha Obama, younger daughter of US. President Barack Obama, runs across the tarmac to her car as her father participates in a welcome ceremony (background) upon their arrival in Santiago on March 21


Photographs: Jason Reed/Reuters
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Marus, 7, warms his hands next to a portable stove as warm up his hands before going to school on the eviction day of their trailer and bus home in Las Tablas, northern Madrid, on March 21. Two Romanian gypsy families of four adults and ten children had been living in the bus and trailer since 2008, but they were evicted on Monday under orders from Madrid's town planning board. Both the bus and trailer were torn down while the older children were at school. The two families will each be moved to separate Roma camps on the outskirts of Madrid.


Photographs: Susana Vera/Reuters
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Suspected Colombian drug trafficker Gloria Rojas (C) tosses her hair as she is escorted by police officers during her extradition to the US at Simon Bolivar Airport in Caracas on March 21


Photographs: Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters
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Residents try to get into a bus at the bus station of Adjame in Abidjan on March 20. Thousands of Ivorians fleeing violence in the commercial capital Abidjan gathered in its main bus station, crowding onto buses carrying suitcases full of belongings they had salvaged to head to the countryside.


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A man slides down a big water slide at a water park in Lima on March 20, ahead of World Water Day on Tuesday.


Photographs: Enrique Castro-Mendivil/Reuters
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