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2011 News Photos of the Year(150 images)

In a year mired in economic despair, social and political revolutions, unrest across the world, these were some of the most indelible images taken by UPI photographers during 2011.

Opposition protesters run to cover after being fired upon by police during an opposition march in Riffa, Bahrain, south of the capital Manama on March 11, 2011. Bahraini anti-riot police clashed with opposition protesters on the outskirts of Riffa after pro-government supporters were able to pass through police lines and attack the opposition march. Nearly 800 people were injured according to the health ministry, mainly due to tear-gas inhalation. UPI/Isa Ebrahim
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Demonstrators move away from tear gas on Broadway as police block the way to City Hall where the Occupy Oakland encampment was dismantled and protestors dispersed, in Oakland, California on October 25, 2011. UPI/Elijah Nouvelage
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A person draws a cross on the face of an Egyptian Christian child during a protest outside the Egyptian state television building in Cairo on March 10, 2011. At least 13 people were killed in sectarian clashes which erupted when 1,000 Christians gathered to protest the burning of a church last week. UPI/Mohammed Hosam
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Iranian students pass by a mural during a celebratory demonstration marking the 32nd anniversary of the capture of the American Embassy by militant students, in front of the former US Embassy in Tehran, Iran on November 4, 2011. UPI/Maryam Rahmanian
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