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In pictures: A look back at conflict and protest in 2013

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Masked Palestinians use a back seat from a car as a shield during a protest to support Palestinian prisoners, outside Ofer, an Israeli military prison near the West Bank city of Ramallah, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013.

Bernat Armangue/ASSOCIATED PRESS

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A Bahraini anti-government protester is engulfed in flames when a shot fired by riot police hit the petrol bomb in his hand that he was preparing to throw during clashes in Sanabis, Bahrain, Thursday, March 14, 2013.

Hasan Jamali/ASSOCIATED PRESS

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Afghan security walks the scene after an attack by militants in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013.

Ahmad Jamshid/ASSOCIATED PRESS

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Security officers walk away as a man mourns next to the bodies of his wife and daughter, who were gunned down outside their house as they attempted to escape when suspected Orma raiders attacked their village of Kibusu in Kenya Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013.

Uncredited/ASSOCIATED PRESS

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A demonstrator with his face covered jumps over a burning barricade at the Cinelandia square during a march in support of teachers on strike in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013.

Felipe Dana/ASSOCIATED PRESS

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Pakistani women grieve over the coffins of their relatives, who were killed in a suicide attack on a church, in Peshawar, Pakistan, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013.

Muhammed Muheisen/ASSOCIATED PRESS

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A Free Syrian Army fighter holds the head of a mannequin up to a hole in a wall of a Syrian Army base to attract and locate a sniper during heavy fighting in the Arabeen neighbourhood of Damascus February 3, 2013.

GORAN TOMASEVIC/REUTERS

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A member of the 'Ansar Dimachk' Brigade, part of the 'Asood Allah' Brigade which operates under the Free Syrian Army, uses an iPad during preparations to fire a homemade mortar at one of the battlefronts in Jobar, Damascus September 15, 2013.

MOHAMED ABDULLAH/REUTERS

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A child runs to safety as armed police hunt gunmen who went on a shooting spree at Westgate shopping centre in Nairobi September 21, 2013.

GORAN TOMASEVIC/REUTERS

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A Turkish riot policeman uses tear gas as people protest against the destruction of trees in a park brought about by a pedestrian project, in Taksim Square in central Istanbul May 28, 2013.

OSMAN ORSAL/REUTERS

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Belgian riot police are covered with foam sprayed by Belgian firefighters during a protest for better work conditions in central Brussels October 7, 2013.

YVES HERMAN/REUTERS

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A man checks an apartment on a damaged building at the site of a blast in the town of Reyhanli in Hatay province, near the Turkish-Syrian border, May 13, 2013.

UMIT BEKTAS/REUTERS

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Children run away after an explosion in Kabul May 24, 2013. Several large explosions rocked a busy area in the centre of the Afghan capital.

OMAR SOBHANI/REUTERS

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An anti-government protester gives a rose to a Thai soldier at the Defence Ministry during a rally in Bangkok Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013.

Wason Wanichakorn/ASSOCIATED PRESS

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