A woman carries her baby as she walks through a wheat field on her way to a polling station to cast her vote in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. On April 17, 2014 India kicked off the biggest day of its mammoth general election with a quarter of its 815 million voters set to head to the polls during a week of fresh blows for the ruling Congress party and gains for the Hindu nationalist opposition.
An ethnic Kayan woman, wearing bronze rings, prepares rice outside her home in Panpet village, Demoso township in Kayah state. Some ethnic Kayan women, also known as Padaung, begin wearing six to ten rings when they are five to ten-years-old and then go on to increase a ring every year.
Maritime police search for missing passengers in front of the South Korean ferry "Sewol" which sank at the sea off Jindo April 16, 2014. Almost 300 people were missing after a ferry capsized off South Korea on Wednesday, despite frantic rescue efforts involving coastguard vessels, fishing boats and helicopters, in what could be the country's biggest maritime disaster in over 20 years.
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Colombian Nobel Prize laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez greets journalists and neighbors on his birthday outside his house in Mexico City in this March 6, 2014 file photo. Garcia died on April 17, 2014. He was 87. Known affectionately to friends and fans as "Gabo", he is arguably Latin America's best-known author and his books have sold in the tens of millions.
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An internally displaced Muslim woman who lost her six days old baby lies in a house in the town of Boda in Central African Republic; where hundreds of Muslims are living under siege, encircled by Christian 'anti-balaka' militia fighters bent on chasing out the country's Islamic population.
A woman kisses a statue of Jesus Christ during a mass as part of Good Friday celebrations in Havana.
Pope Francis lies prostrate as he prays during the celebration of the Lord's Passion in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican.
Greek pilgrims pray outside Saint Nicholas Orthodox Church at Porto Lagos in northern Greece during a Good Friday mass.
Ethiopian Orthodox worshippers attend the washing of the feet ceremony at the Ethiopian section of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem's Old City.
Fog surrounds a farm in the mountains in Goncalves, in the state of Minas Gerais in southwestern Brazil.
Colored tapes are tied to a statue of Jesus Nazareno, inside the San Antonio de Padua church, before a procession known as "Jesus Nazareno of the tapes", during Holy Week in Cot de Cartago, west of San Jose on April 16, 2014. According Jorge Masis, a priest of the church, people tie ribbons to the statue to symbolize promises they make to Jesus during Holy Week.
Professional skateboarder Tony Hawk skates with one of his Twitter hunt boxes as he prepares for his global Twitter treasure hunt near his office in Vista, California April 16, 2014. On April 19, Hawk will use the hash tag #THTH14 via Twitter to send out clues to his millions of followers where to search for the hidden prizes.
A woman pastes cow dung cakes on a wall for drying in the northern Indian city of Allahabad.
Catherine, Britain's Duchess of Cambridge sings with young patients at Bear Cottage, a children's hospice, in Sydney Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate are undertaking a 19-day official visit to New Zealand and Australia with their son George.