The world in photos this week

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


US Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz celebrates winning the Wisconsin Primary with his wife Heidi and Wisconsin Governor, Scott Walker, during a primary night rally at the American Serb Banquet Hall in Milwaukee, Wisconsin April 5, 2016.

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Kamil Krzaczynski/Reuters

Read more about Ted Cruz winning Wisconsin.


A white-tailed eagle lands on a wolf’s carcass in the 30 km (19 miles) exclusion zone around the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, in the abandoned village of Dronki, Belarus, February 15, 2016. Thirty years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, booming populations of wolf, elk and other wildlife in the vast contaminated zone in Belarus and Ukraine provide a clue as to what happens after humans disappear.

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Vasily Fedosenko/Reuters

Learn more about Chernobyl and its animals.


First lady Michelle Obama, Malik Robins, and Erin Hinson, help plant vegetables during the eight annual White House Kitchen Garden planting on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 5, 2016.


The New York Yankees stand for the National Anthem against the Houston Astros during Opening Day at Yankee Stadium on April 5, 2016 in New York City.

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Al Bello/Getty Images

See more photos of the Yankees opening day.


A man dresses his malnourished daughter at a malnutrition intensive care unit in Yemen’s capital Sanaa April 6, 2016.

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Khaled Abdullah/Reuters

Migrants and refugees stage a protest at a makeshift camp at the Greek-Macedonian border near the village of Idomeni, Greece, April 6, 2016.

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Marko Djurica/Reuters

Visitors pose in front of a three story upside-down family sized house at the Huashan Creative Park in Taipei, Taiwan, April 7, 2016.

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Tyrone Siu/Reuters

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Randy Jackson, Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Ryan Seacrest appear on stage during the American Idol Grand Finale in Hollywood, California April 7, 2016.

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Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

Read more about American Idol’s Grand Finale.


Students from a martial art school attends a training session as they perform Shaolin Kung Fu and other practices in Dengfeng, Henan Province, China, April 7, 2016.

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Stringer/Reuters

See more images of China’s population.


Christen Press #23 of the United States celebrates her goal with Lindsey Horan #20 against Colombia during an international friendly soccer match at the Pratt & Whitney Stadium on April 6, 2016 in East Hartford, Connecticut.

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Jim Rogash/Getty Images

People dressed as Hungarian Hussars and Austrian soldiers of the Habsburg dynasty take part in the re-enactment of the battle in Tapiobicske, Hungary April 4, 2016.

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Laszlo Balogh /Reuters

Participants throw their pillows during the International Pillow Fight Day at Liberty Square, in Taipei, Taiwan, April 2, 2016.

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Tyrone Siu/Reuters

Watch some intense moments from International Pillow Fight Day.


“The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” attraction had a special preview opening at Universal Studios Hollywood in Universal City, California on April 5, 2016.

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Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

See some more moments from the opening of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.


Tear gas fills the air as masked and hooded demonstrators put their hands in the air as they are surrounded by French police and gendarmes at the end of a demonstration against the French labor law proposal in Nantes, France, April 5, 2016.

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Stephane Mahe/Reuters

Patrons walk along the first fairway before the start of play during the second round of the Masters golf tournament Friday, April 8, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia.

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A Mapuche Indian activist is detained by riot policemen during a rally in Santiago, Chile, April 6, 2016. The demonstrators say they are demanding justice for indigenous Mapuche inmates as well as respect for their indigenous rights and land for their communities.

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REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Junior doctors and staff members take part in a strike outside St Thomas’ Hospital on April 6, 2016 in London, England.

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Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

David Florence of Team GB trains with Richard Hounslow in the C2 at Lee Valley White Water Cenrte on April 5, 2016 in London, England.

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Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

The autonomous ship “Sea Hunter”, developed by DARPA, docked in Portland, Oregon before its christening ceremony. The US military christened an experimental self-driving warship designed to hunt for enemy submarines, a major advance in robotic warfare at the core of America’s strategy to counter Chinese and Russian naval investments.

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REUTERS/Steve Dipaola

Learn more about the Sea Hunter.