December 6, 2011. A protester hurls a petrol bomb toward riot police in Athens’ Syntagma Square, the center of months of demonstrations in Greece. Activists were marking the anniversary of the 2008 shooting of a student by police.Yannis Behrakis—Reuters
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Pictures of the Week, December 2–December 9

From suicide bombings in Afghanistan and the U.S. pullout from Iraq to the Ashura rituals in India and Russia's elections, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.

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