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The week in pictures

  • An Orthodox priest stands at a symbolic floral memorial at Technologicheskiy Institute subway station in St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, April 4, 2017. A bomb blast tore through a subway train deep under Russia's second-largest city St Petersburg Monday, killing several people and wounding many more in a chaotic scene that left victims sprawled on a smoky platform. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

    An Orthodox priest stands at a symbolic floral memorial at Technologicheskiy Institute subway station in St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, April 4, 2017. A bomb blast tore through a subway train deep under Russia's second-largest city St Petersburg Monday, killing several people and wounding many more in a chaotic scene that left victims sprawled on a smoky platform. AP

  • A child displaced by fighting in South Sudan arrives in Lamwo after fleeing fighting in Pajok town across the border in northern Uganda. REUTERS/James Akena

    A child displaced by fighting in South Sudan arrives in Lamwo after fleeing fighting in Pajok town across the border in northern Uganda REUTERS

  • Dolls, which were placed by a visitor, lie at beds at a kindergarten in the abandoned city of Pripyat near the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

    Dolls, which were placed by a visitor, lie at beds at a kindergarten in the abandoned city of Pripyat near the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine REUTERS

  • An Atlanta Public Works crew got caught in the Peachtree Creek overflow onto the flooded Woodward Way as they were delivering Road Block equipment and had to be rescued by the Atlanta Fire Rescue's Swift Water Dive Team in Atlanta, Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Severe storms raking the Southeast unleashed one large tornado and more than a half dozen apparent twisters Wednesday, toppling trees, roughing up South Carolina's "peach capital" and raining out golfers warming up for the Masters. (John Spink/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

    An Atlanta Public Works crew got caught in the Peachtree Creek overflow onto the flooded Woodward Way as they were delivering Road Block equipment and had to be rescued by the Atlanta Fire Rescue's Swift Water Dive Team in Atlanta, Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Severe storms raking the Southeast unleashed one large tornado and more than a half dozen apparent twisters Wednesday, toppling trees, roughing up South Carolina's "peach capital" and raining out golfers warming up for the Masters AP

  • Demonstrators fights with Venezuelan National Police officers during clashes between opposition members and police forces in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Venezuelan riot police have launched pepper spray and tear gas to disperse an angry crowd of several thousand anti-government demonstrators trying to make their way to congress in Caracas. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

    Demonstrators fights with Venezuelan National Police officers during clashes between opposition members and police forces in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Venezuelan riot police have launched pepper spray and tear gas to disperse an angry crowd of several thousand anti-government demonstrators trying to make their way to congress in Caracas AP

  • Philippine Army Battery Unit fires a105mm Howitzer cannon for a 21-gun salute to honor President Rodrigo Duterte during the 120th anniversary celebration of the Philippine Army Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at Fort Bonifacio in suburban Taguig city, east of Manila, Philippines. Duterte threatened on Monday to unleash new attack aircraft and the "full power of the state" against communist rebels if a new round of peace talks fails, and insisted they accept new conditions including a halt to extortion and to territorial claims. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

    Philippine Army Battery Unit fires a105mm Howitzer cannon for a 21-gun salute to honor President Rodrigo Duterte during the 120th anniversary celebration of the Philippine Army Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at Fort Bonifacio in suburban Taguig city, east of Manila, Philippines. Duterte threatened on Monday to unleash new attack aircraft and the "full power of the state" against communist rebels if a new round of peace talks fails, and insisted they accept new conditions including a halt to extortion and to territorial claims AP

  • A magazine featuring US President Donald Trump is on display with Chinese military magazines at a newsstand in Beijing, China, Tuesday, April 4, 2017. President Donald Trump's upcoming summit with China's leader will be closely watched for signs of how relations between the world's top two economies will proceed as they tackle weighty questions over trade, North Korea and the South China Sea. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

    A magazine featuring U.S. President Donald Trump is on display with Chinese military magazines at a newsstand in Beijing, China, Tuesday, April 4, 2017. President Donald Trump's upcoming summit with China's leader will be closely watched for signs of how relations between the world's top two economies will proceed as they tackle weighty questions over trade, North Korea and the South China Sea AP

  • Iraqi boys walk on a destroyed street in a neighborhood recently retaken by Iraqi security forces during fighting against Islamic State militants on the western side of in Mosul, Iraq, Monday, April 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

    Iraqi boys walk on a destroyed street in a neighborhood recently retaken by Iraqi security forces during fighting against Islamic State militants on the western side of in Mosul, Iraq, Monday, April 3, 2017 AP

  • US First Lady Melania Trump (R) and President Donald Trump (2nd R) pose with Chinese President Xi Jinping (2nd L) and his wife Peng Liyuan (L) upon their arrival to the Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Florida, on April 6, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON

    US First Lady Melania Trump (R) and President Donald Trump (2nd R) pose with Chinese President Xi Jinping (2nd L) and his wife Peng Liyuan (L) upon their arrival to the Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Florida, on April 6, 2017 AFP

  • A masked protester stands next to members of Prefectura Naval Argentina who guard the entrance of Pueyrredon bridge blocked by demonstrators in Avellaneda, Buenos Aires on April 6, 2017, during a 24 hours general strike.
A 24 hours general strike was called by worker's unions demanding to President Mauricio Macri's government to take measures against inflation and keep campaign promises. / AFP PHOTO / JUAN MABROMATA

    A masked protester stands next to members of Prefectura Naval Argentina who guard the entrance of Pueyrredon bridge blocked by demonstrators in Avellaneda, Buenos Aires on April 6, 2017, during a 24 hours general strike. A 24 hours general strike was called by worker's unions demanding to President Mauricio Macri's government to take measures against inflation and keep campaign promises AFP

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