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Friday, 25 August, 2000, 16:21 GMT 17:21 UK
The week in pictures: 21 - 27 August
All hope gone
A Russian sailor on board the flagship Peter the Great in the Barents Sea
Efforts to rescue 118 sailors on board the Russian submarine Kursk ended in failure
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Streets of fear

Police and soldiers stopping traffic in Belfast
Soldiers return to support police in Belfast as a deadly feud among loyalist paramilitaries continues
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Death crash

Wreckage in shallow water near Bahrain airport
Wreckage in the water from a Gulf Air flight which crashed near Bahrain airport killing 143 people
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Grief suppressed

The incident happened at the Kursk's base in Vidyayevo, near Murmansk
An angry relative of a sailor who died on the Kursk is sedated with a syringe at a public meeting
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Police to see you

Police officers watch as David Shayler leaves court in London
Former MI5 agent David Shayler faces charges of breaching the UK's Official Secrets Act
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Who is a clever boy then?

Gateshead pupil Mark Richardson celebrates his 12 A* results
Mark Richardson got stunning exam results but girls were ahead in GCSEs across the UK
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You paw bear

A black bear cub burnt near Hamilton, Montana, USA
Paws burnt but alive, one victim of fires raging in 11 American states
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