Pictures of the Week: December 28 – January 4

Musadeq Sadeq—AP
Musadeq Sadeq—AP
Dec. 30, 2012. Afghan women wait to receive winter relief assistance donated by the United Nation's refugee agency (UNHCR) outside a refugee camp in Kabul, Afghanistan.

From the Sandy Hook Elementary students’ return to school and the death of a gang-rape victim in India to New Year’s celebrations and a giant rubber duck in Darling Harbor, Australia, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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