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Pictures of the Week: February 14 – February 21

From deadly protests in Ukraine and a series of shocks at the Sochi Olympics to new waxworks of Ronald and Nancy Reagan and the start of Carnival in Rio, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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Dec. 19, 2013 A view looking up from the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol before a tour of the dome in Washington, DC.
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Pictures of the Week: December 13 – December 20

From the anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting and the burial of Nelson Mandela to China’s moon landing and Kim Jung Un smiling with the fishes, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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Pictures of the Week: March 9 — March 16

From the conflict in Afghanistan and a tragic bus accident in Switzerland to Purim celebrations in Israel and the one-year anniversary of the Japanese tsunami, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.

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Pictures of the Week, January 6 – January 13

From violence in Syria to the New Hampshire Republican primary and Uttar Pradesh’s giant stone elephant statues, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.

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