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Last Updated: Friday, 23 July, 2004, 15:39 GMT 16:39 UK
Week in pictures: 17-23 July
Melanie Marshall of Loughborough University
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Melanie Marshall of Loughborough University qualifies for the 50m backstroke final during the ASA national swimming championships and Olympic trials at the Manchester Aquatic Centre.
A young Bangladeshi girl rows a raft through floodwaters in Dhunat, near Bogura, with her younger sister and their sheep.
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A young Bangladeshi girl rows a raft through floodwaters in Dhunat, near Bogura, with her younger sister and their sheep.
Relatives of Filipino hostage Angelo de la Cruz celebrate news of his release in Iraq
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Tuesday brings news the family of Philippines hostage Angelo de la Cruz has been waiting for - his release in Iraq.
Turbines at one of Britain's biggest offshore wind farms at Caister on Sea in Norfolk
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Dawn breaks over the North Sea as turbines at a UK offshore wind farm begin to produce energy.
Relatives of missing miners wait for news after a mine disaster in Ukraine
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It is an agonising wait for mining families in Ukraine after an underground blast kills 25 men with 11 more missing.
Pope John Paul II is seen during his traditional weekly general audience in the Vatican Aula Nervi
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Pope John Paul II during his traditional weekly general audience at the Vatican.
A man walks among concrete used to build the controversial Israeli separation barrier in the West Bank
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A man walks among concrete slabs being used to build a controversial barrier in the West Bank. Israel says work on the barrier will continue despite condemnation at the UN.
A worker prepares medals for the forthcoming Olympic Games in Athens. A crew of 15 specialists are using 13kg of gold, a ton of silver and a ton of bronze.
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A worker prepares medals for the Olympic Games in Athens - 13kg of gold, a ton of silver and a ton of bronze are being used.
Lance Armstrong
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Cycling legend Lance Armstrong rides behind his team-mate in the gruelling 17th stage of the Tour de France.
Queue for voter identity cards
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Afghan women wait to get voter identity cards at the Eidga mosque in Kabul.
Thunderbirds promotion in London
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A model rocket promoting the Thunderbirds film goes on display in London's Trafalgar Square.
Iranmanesh Hamideh of Iran plays a shot in a doubles match of table tennis in India.
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Iranmanesh Hamideh of Iran plays a shot in a doubles match during the 10th Junior Table Tennis Championships in India.




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