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Week in pictures: 10-16 May

A large statue of Buddha sits in water at a temple heavily damaged in last week's cyclone on the outskirts of Rangoon

More than a week after Cyclone Nargis hit Burma, aid is still very slow to reach parts of the country worst affected by the disaster.

Residents survey the damage from a tornado that ripped through the town of Picher, Oklahoma, 10 May, 2008

Tornadoes and severe storms swept across the central part of the United States on Saturday causing destruction and killing at least 18 people.

Blood stains cover a bullet-riddled wall in Shwayfat

Blood stains cover a bullet-riddled wall in the Lebanese town of Shwayfat. The country has been rocked by fighting between Hezbollah fighters and pro-government forces.

Rescuers search for victims in the debris of a hospital after the earthquake in Dujiangyan, 12 May 2008

Rescuers continued searching into the night for victims of a powerful earthquake that struck south-west China's Sichuan province .

Damaged road in Beichuan, Sichuan, China

Damaged roads in Beichuan and elsewhere, along with poor weather, have hampered relief efforts.

Chinese rescuers evacuate a survivor from a collapsed road in Beichuan, Sichuan

Beijing has deployed tens of thousands of troops to the affected areas to lead the rescue work.

Chinese women weep in Dujiangyan

There are reports that another 10,000 people remain buried in the city of Mianzhu alone.

Glasgow Rangers fans gather in Manchesterís Albert Square to watch their team compete in footballís Uefa Cup final against Zenit St Petersburg.

Glasgow Rangers fans gather in Manchesterís Albert Square to watch their team compete in the Uefa Cup final against Zenit St Petersburg.

People look at the aftermath of the bombings in Jaipur (13 May 2008)

A series of bomb explosions killed at least 60 people in the western Indian city of Jaipur, officials have said. Dozens were injured.

Swiss pilot Yves Rossy, who calls himself "Fusion Man", becomes the first person to fly with jet-fuel powered wings strapped to his back.

Swiss pilot Yves Rossy, who calls himself "Fusion Man", becomes the first person to fly with jet-fuel powered wings strapped to his back. He completed several loops at 300km/h (186mph) above the Alps.




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