The world in photos this week

A selection of photos from some of this week’s biggest news that you might have missed.


Migrants stand on the dock after disembarking from the Norwegian vessel Siem Pilot in the Sicilian harbor of Palermo, southern Italy, April 13, 2016.

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REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

Firefighters check a collapsed house after an earthquake in Mashiki town, Kumamoto prefecture, southern Japan, on April 15, 2016.

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Kyodo/Reuters

A supporter of Republican US presidential candidate Donald Trump fights with protesters demonstrating against Donald Trump in midtown Manhattan in New York City, April 14, 2016.

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Mike Segar/Reuters

Democratic US presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders both gesture during a Democratic debate hosted by CNN and New York One at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in New York, on April 14, 2016.

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Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Read more about the Democratic debate.


A U.S. Navy picture shows what appears to be a Russian Sukhoi SU-24 attack aircraft flying over the USS Donald Cook in the Baltic Sea on April 12, 2016. The planes carried no visible weaponry, the official said on Wednesday.

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US Navy

Read more about the Russian Sukhoi SU-24 attack aircraft.


Britain royals William and Kate interact with a very young Assamese traditional Bihu dancer in Diphlu River Lodge in the Kaziranga National Park, east of Gauhati, northeastern Assam state, India, Tuesday, April 12, 2016. The British royal couple is visiting the wildlife park specifically to focus global attention on conservation.


A child cries as a Hindu holy man touches him with his foot as part of a ritual to bless him during a religious procession to mark the Gajan festival in Kolkata, India, April 12, 2016.

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Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters

US President Barack Obama blows bubbles during the 2016 White House Science Fair in Washington, April 13, 2016. The bubble maker was made on a 3D printer by Jacob Leggette, 9, of Baltimore, Maryland.

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Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

Luke Greenbank competes in the Mens 100m Backstroke on day two of the British Swimming Championships at Tollcross International Swimming Centre on April 13, 2016 in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Clive Rose/Getty Images

Kobe Bryant speaks to the crowd following their 101-96 victory against Utah Jazz. Bryant scored 60 points in this game.

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Gary A. Vasquez/USA TODAY Sports/Reuters

Look back at Kobe Bryant’s incredible career.


Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry is hugged by teammate Draymond Green after a 125-104 win over the Memphis Grizzlies during an NBA basketball game Wednesday, April 13, 2016, in Oakland, California.

Learn more about the Warriors’ record breaking season.


A fire is seen next to the Libyan cement factory during clashes between military forces loyal to Libya’s eastern government, who are backed by the locals, and the Shura Council of Libyan Revolutionaries, an alliance of former anti-Gaddafi rebels, who have joined forces with the Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia in Benghazi, Libya April 14, 2016.

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Stringer/Reuters

Swiss land art artist Daniel Dunkel builds a cairn on the shore of Lake Leman in Lutry, near Lausanne, Switzerland, April 14, 2016.

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Denis Balibouse/Reuters

An estimated 27,000 supporters showed up to at a campaign rally for U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders in Washington Square Park in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York City, April 13, 2016.

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Courtney Verrill

See more images from Sanders’ rally at Washington Square Park.


Verizon workers picket outside one of the company’s facilities Wednesday, April 13, 2016, in Philadelphia. Verizon landline and cable workers on the East Coast walked off the job Wednesday morning after little progress in negotiations since their contract expired nearly eight months ago.

Find out more about the Verizon worker’s protests.


High school students hold candles to pay their respects to the victims of the sunken ferry Sewol during a ceremony on the eve of the second anniversary of the ferry sinking in Ansan, South Korea, Friday, April 15, 2016. Two year ago, as South Korea writhed in grief and fury after more than 300 people, most of them school kids, drowned in a ferry sinking.


Demonstrators gather together at a McDonalds restaurant as they demand an increase in the minimum wage to $15 an hour on April 14, 2016 in Miami, Florida.

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Joe Raedle/Getty Images

A migrant catches his breath after inhaling teargas thrown by Macedonian police on a crowd of more than 500 refugees and migrants protesting next to a border fence at a makeshift camp at the Greek-Macedonian border near the village of Idomeni, Greece, on April 10, 2016.

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Stoyan Nenov/Reuters

A soldier from Indonesia’s Rapid Reaction Strike Force (PPRC) jumps out from the back of an Air Force transport plane during a parachute training exercise in Tarakan, North Kalimantan province, April 13, 2016.

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REUTERS/Fadlansyah/Antara Foto

A Central Committee meeting is held to mark the 104th birth anniversary of North Korea’s founder Kim Il Sung in this undated photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on April 14, 2016.

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REUTERS/KCNA

Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures during a meeting with journalists after a live broadcast nationwide call-in in Moscow, Russia, April 14, 2016.

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REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov