The World in Photos This Week

Protests in Gaza, giant pandas in China, and evacuees in Syria.

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South African schoolchildren pause next to a portrait of South African anti-apartheid campaigner Winnie Madikizela-Mandela at her house in Soweto, South Africa, on April 3. “The Mother of the Nation” and Nelson Mandela's former wife died April 2 at age 81.

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South Korean Culture Minister Do Jong-hwan (third from left) and North Korean Gen. Kim Yong Chol (second from left) join Hyon Song Wol (center), leader of the North's popular all-female Moranbong Band at a joint show by South and North Korean musicians at the 12,000-seat Ryugyong Jong Ju Yong Gymnasium in Pyongyang, North Korea, on April 3. K-pop stars held cross-border cultural performances in North Korea in the latest reconciliatory gesture before a rare inter-Korean summit.

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Workers walk past imported soybeans at a port in Nantong in China's eastern Jiangsu province on April 4. China unveiled plans to hit major U.S. exports — such as soybeans, cars, and small airplanes — with retaliatory tariffs worth $50 billion in an escalating trade duel between the world's top economies.

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Demonstrators march along Chicago’s Magnificent Mile shopping district on April 2 to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination in Memphis 50 years ago on April 4, 1968. Marches across the country this week tied the current movement for racial equality and against police violence — such as last month’s Sacramento, California, killing of Stephon Clark, an unarmed black man — to King’s decades-old fight for equality and justice.

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The Rev. Jesse Jackson poses for a photo with family on April 3 outside the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee — now the National Civil Rights Museum — where Martin Luther King Jr. was killed in 1968. Jackson was part of King’s entourage at the hotel 50 years ago and told CNN this year that the events of that day are "a wound that remains raw."

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Palestinian protesters use slingshots to throw stones toward Israeli forces at the Israel-Gaza border east of Gaza City on April 4. Hundreds of Palestinian youth have set up a tent city closer to the border than in recent years, hurling stones and rolling burning tires at Israeli soldiers. The protests come on the heels of last week’s deadly border demonstration in which soldiers killed nearly 20 Palestinians.

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A boy peers at South Korean performers during the 70th anniversary commemoration of the Jeju Uprising on April 3 in Seoul. About 300 people took part in the performance to pay respect to victims of the clash between the South Korean government under the control of United Nations Temporary Commission on Korea and the guerrilla fighters of the South Korean Labor Party, which was ruling the island in 1948. Tens of thousands of people are said to have been killed.

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Pandas gnaw on bamboo shoots at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Sichuan Province, China, on April 3. Built in 1987, the facility cares for more than 100 giant pandas and aims to increase the captive population and ultimately reintroduce them to the wild.

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Children look out of the window of a bus upon arrival at the Abu al-Zindeen checkpoint near the northern Syrian town of al-Bab after Jaysh al-Islam fighters and their families began evacuating from the last rebel-held pocket of Eastern Ghouta on April 3.

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A man weeps during the funeral of Walter Osmir Vásquez Jiménez, a priest who was slain by suspected gang members, in Lolotique, El Salvador, on April 1. The young Catholic priest was gunned down on his way to celebrate Holy Thursday mass, police said.

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A Mexican soldier stands guard while workers of the state-owned oil company Pemex and local firefighters work to control a fire believed to have started due to fuel-theft activity in the community of San Sebastianito on April 3. Fuel theft is becoming more common every year in Mexico as drug cartels and other gangs diversify their illegal activities. Thousands of illegal taps were discovered in pipelines in recent years.

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Central American migrants taking part in a caravan rest at a sports center field in Oaxaca, Mexico, on April 2. U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out over immigration, triggered by images of the caravan of hundreds headed north in what has become an annual movement to raise awareness about the plight of migrants.

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Supporters of presidential candidate Carlos Alvarado of Costa Rica's center-left ruling party celebrate his election in San Jose on April 1. Alvarado, a 38-year-old former labor minister, decisively won the runoff against an evangelical preacher who rose to prominence by campaigning against same-sex marriage.

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Commuters stand on a crowded platform of the Gare de Lyon railway station in Paris on April 3 on the first day of a two-day rail worker strike. The rolling rail strikes, set to last until June 28, are seen as the biggest challenge yet to President Emmanuel Macron's sweeping economic restructuring goals.

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Easter bunnies made of snow on the island of Fehmarn, northern Germany, on April 1.

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Melody Yang performs during the Mega Bubblefest Laser Show, a family-oriented event in Santa Ana, California, on April 4. Melody, daughter of famed bubble master Fan Yang, has followed in her father's footsteps and travels the world performing her bubble shows. Her family holds the world record for largest soap bubble measuring 167-feet-long, created in Beijing in 2009.

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Colombian Army veterans and land mine victims practice with Antioquia province’s sitting volleyball team in Medellin, Colombia, on April 4 during International Mine Awareness Day. According to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, 22 people were victims of land mines in the past year, and more than 11,500 since 1990 in the country.

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A Coptic Egyptian pilgrim holds a selfie stick as she submerges herself in the waters of the Jordan River at the Qasr al-Yahud baptismal site near the West Bank city of Jericho on on April 3, during the Easter pilgrimage to the Holy Land. According to the gospels, Jesus Christ was baptized in the waters of the Jordan River by John the Baptist.

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Pope Francis greets the crowd in the rain as he arrives for a weekly general audience at St. Peter's Square in Vatican City on April 4 .

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Supporters of former South African President Jacob Zuma attend a night vigil at Albert Park in Durban, South Africa, on April 5, a day before Zuma appeared in court for corruption charges over a suspect arms deal that dogged much of his rule before he resigned under pressure in February.

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A Kenya Wildlife Service ranger tries to cover the eyes of Elia, a rare female Southern white rhino, to calm her after she was shot with a tranquilizer from a helicopter during the launch of a rhino identification-tagging exercise in Meru National Park on April 5.

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U.S. President Donald Trump waves off questions from American reporters as he leaves the stage following a news conference with Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite, Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid, and Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis in Washington, D.C., on April 3.

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A Rohingya refugee looks on while resting after collecting relief aid at the Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh's Ukhia district on April 5.

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Anti-narcotics police destroy poppy crops near Prang Ghar in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas, about 60 miles from Peshawar, Pakistan, on April 5.

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A man walks on the Mexican side of the U.S.-Mexico border fence near Playas de Tijuana, Mexico, on April 5.

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