Best Images From Around The World This Week

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Here are our 14 Best Images from around the world this week.

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Pupils take mobile phone 'selfies' with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, as she arrives for a visit at Robert-Jungk Europe high school as part of the Europe-Project Day, in Berlin.

 

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A sand sculpture by sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik (not pictured) depicts the Indian Parliament with various parties' election symbols, created to raise awareness among people to cast their votes in the upcoming general election, on a beach in Puri, in the eastern Indian state of Odisha, India.

 

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Hassan, a 13-year-old boy from southern Syrian town of Deraa, poses in the photography studio where he works in Kilis on the Turkish-Syrian border March 18, 2014. The busy market district of Kilis in southeast Turkey is full of Syrian refugee children, repairing household goods, serving baklava and selling jewellery to become the main breadwinner of their families because their parents struggle to find jobs. The civil war in neighbouring Syria has killed more than 140,000 people and driven 2.5 million abroad, at least 700,000 of whom have been formally registered in Turkey under its "open door" policy reflecting support for the Syrian uprising.

 

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An anti-government demonstrator, dressed as comic book superhero Batman, talks with a boy during a protest by non-governmental organization (NGO) Rio de Paz (Rio of Peace) at the Jacarezinho slum in Rio de Janeiro April 5, 2014. The protest was to tell FIFA President Sepp Blatter to be aware of the conditions of the slums in Rio de Janeiro, as well as a call for the Brazilian government to improve education, health and public services so that they will achieve the same standards as the 2014 World Cup stadiums, according to the organization.

 

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River Plate's Ramiro Funes Mori (R) celebrates their victory against the Boca Juniors with goalkeeper Marcelo Barobero in their Argentine First Division soccer match in Buenos Aires.

 

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Britain's Andy Murray (R) chats with teammate Colin Fleming during their Davis Cup quarter-final doubles tennis match against Italy's Fabio Fognini and Simone Bolelli in Naples.

 

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A sick Muslim boy, who is protected by local Christians, lies in a house in town of Yaloke, northwest of Bangui, Central African Republic.

 

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A man protects his head as a riot police officer hits him with a baton during an anti-Muslim riot in Hlegu, outside Yangon, Myanmar.

 

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Ecuador's Tungurahua volcano spews molten rocks and large clouds of gas and ashes near Banos, south of Quito, April 4, 2014. According to local media, the volcano emitted a column of ash on Friday afternoon. Tungurahua, which means "Throat of Fire" in the local Quechua language, has been classified as active since 1999.

 

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A protester cries during clashes with police officers at a demonstration in front of the Phnom Penh Municipal Court April 4, 2014. Demonstrators demanded the release of 21 detainees who have been jailed since January 3, when military police opened fire on workers striking over low pay, killing four people, Cambodia.

 

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Skydivers form a missing man formation in Eloy, Arizona, April 3, 2014. A German skydiver, who was among 222 people trying to set a world record with a group-formation jump was killed on Thursday in the Arizona desert when her main parachute malfunctioned, police and a spokeswoman for the skydiving facility said. The skydiver, identified by police as 46-year-old Diana Paris of Berlin, was taking part in a first attempt to set the record on Thursday morning when the mishap occurred, organizers said. She was declared dead on the scene. After the death, the team performed a special jump in Paris' honor involving a maneuver called a missing man formation, said Gulcin Gilbert, a spokeswoman for the World Team group that organized the jump.

 

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth (L) shakes hands with Pope Francis during a meeting at the Vatican.

 

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An Australian Koala looks at a camera as it sits atop a branch in its enclosure at Wild Life Sydney Zoo.

 

 

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A Palestinian boy climbs a fence as he watches members of Palestinian security forces loyal to Hamas during a military graduation ceremony in Gaza City.

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