Photojournalism of the Week: March 8, 2013

Still image taken from video shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-un applauding as he is welcomed by members of the military at an undisclosed location
Still image taken from state TV video shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-un applauding as he is welcomed by members of the military at an undisclosed location.Reuters TV/Reuters
Covered by objects placed on it by supporters, the coffin carrying the body of Venezuela's late President Hugo Chavez arrives to a military academy near Caracas. Rodrigo Abd has been a staff photographer with the Associated Press since 2003. See more of his work on his Website.AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd
An Indian forest guard walks past the body of an elephant that was killed after being hit by a speeding train at the Buxa Tiger Reserve, near Alipurduar in West Bengal state, India.AP Photo
A man mourns at the body of a member of the Free Syrian Army who died during clashes, at Bustan al Qasr cemetery in Aleppo
A man mourns at the body of a member of the Free Syrian Army who died during clashes, at Bustan al Qasr cemetery in Aleppo, Syria. Hamid Khatib is a photojournalist stringing for Reuters in Syria.Hamid Khatib/Reuters
Ma Gang, 81, stands inside his house next to a portrait of former Chinese Chairman Mao Zedong in Yuangudui village, Gansu Province
Ma Gang, 81, stands inside his house next to a portrait of former Chinese Chairman Mao Zedong in Yuangudui village. Barria is an Argentinean photographer who moved to China in 2010 to document daily life there for Reuters. See more of his work here.Carlos Barria/Reuters
An elderly exercises in the morning as he faces chimneys emitting smoke behind buildings across the Songhua river in Jilin
An elderly man exercises in the morning on the banks of the Songhua River in Jilin, Jilin province, China.Stringer China/Reuters
An Afghan woman looks out from a helicopter window at International Airport in Kabul
An Afghan woman looks out from a helicopter window at International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan. Mohammad Ismail is a photojournalist working for Reuters in Afghanistan.Mohammad Ismail/Reuters
A man throws a burning effigy depicting outgoing Czech President Vaclav Klaus from the medieval Charles Bridge during a celebration rally for the end of Klaus' presidency in Prague
A man throws a burning effigy depicting outgoing Czech President Vaclav Klaus from the medieval Charles Bridge during a rally celebrating the end of Klaus' presidency. David W Cerny is a Reuters staffer based in the Czech republic. See more of his work here.David W Cerny/Reuters

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