Topic: Afganistan

A girl sticks out her tongue during snowfalls on a street in Hefei
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Pictures of the Week: February 7 – February 14

From the most reputable gay club in Sochi and a sinkhole at the Corvette Museum in Kentucky to the Westminster Dog Show in New York and the killing of the healthy giraffe, Marius, at the Copenhagen Zoo, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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LightBox February 20, 2012
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Pictures of the Week: February 17 – February 24

From protests in Afghanistan and India’s Mahashivratri festival to Olympic test events in London and Whitney Houston’s funeral in New Jersey, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.

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Manuel J. Martinez—Reuters
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TIME’s Best of 2011: Animals in Peril

The average animal doesn’t make headlines, but countless creatures have been photographed amid the chaos and destruction so widely connected to some of the year’s biggest stories. Here, LightBox looks back on a few furry friends who’ve found themselves in harm’s way this year.

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Carsten Koall—Getty Images
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Pictures of the Week, November 25 – December 2

From Egypt’s historic elections and Hillary Clinton’s Myanmar visit to German anti-nuclear protests and Nepal’s bird flu outbreak, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.

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