Pictures of the Week: February 15 – 22

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Jerome Delay—AP
Feb. 15, 2013. Children walk on the Askia mausoleum, built in 1495, in Gao, northern Mali.

From female fighters in Syria and smugglers under Gaza to the second anniversary of Libya’s uprising and a 100-year-old hospital for dolls, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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