Topic: refugees

Mohammed Al-Shaikh—AFP/Getty Images
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Pictures of the Week: December 28 – January 4

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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Wang Yiou—Landov
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Pictures of the Week: December 7 – December 14

From the elementary school shooting in Connecticut and continued protests in Egypt to Syrian refugees in Turkey and the Pope’s first tweet, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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Gabriele Stabile
Out There

Refugee Hotel: Strangers in a Strange Land

Bewildered, exhausted, displaced and lost in their own thoughts, the subjects in Gabriele Stabile’s new book, Refugee Hotel, have traveled far and suffered greatly. His photographs document refugees’ first nights in America, spent anxiously in generic airport hotels as they await the beginning of their new lives.

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Matilde Gattoni
Photo Essay

Matilde Gattoni: The Swallows of Syria

On Friday, more than 11,000 refugees fled Syria in a single day. LightBox presents photographer Matilde Gattoni’s portraits of the swallows of Syria, female refugees seeking safety in Lebanon from the violence of their homeland.

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Image: Nov. 3, 2012. A rebel fighter takes cover as he looks up at a warplane attacking rebel positions during heavy clashes between rebel fighters and the Syrian army.
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Pictures of the Week: November 2 – November 9

From President Obama’s reelection and Superstorm Sandy’s aftermath to a deadly earthquake in Guatemala and a train cemetery in Bolivia, TIME presents the best photographs of the week.

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Kevin Frayer—AP
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Pictures of the Week: August 3 – August 10

From the battle for Aleppo and prayers in Hiroshima to the second week of the London 2012 Olympics and sheep fighting in China, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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Alixandra Fazzina—NOOR
In Progress

Alixandra Fazzina Photographs the Flight of the ‘Flowers of Afghanistan’

Alixandra Fazzina photographs the hardships faced by underage refugees fleeing Afghanistan.

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Lightbox May 14, 2012
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Pictures of the Week: May 11 – May 18

From violence in Colombia and a huge fire in Manila to soccer championships across Europe and the presidential handover ceremony in France, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.

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Lightbox May 4, 2012
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Pictures of the Week: May 4 – May 11

From violence in Cairo and France’s presidential elections to flash floods in Nepal and the 138th Kentucky Derby, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.

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Issouf Sanogo—AFP/Getty Images
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Pictures of the Week: April 20 — April 27

From the first round of voting in the French presidential elections and the crisis between Sudan and South Sudan to the continuing eruption of Mt. Etna and a plane crash in Pakistan, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.

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