The World in Photos This Week

Parkour in Syria, opium in Afghanistan, and demonstrations in France.

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Syrian youths practice parkour in Aleppo, northern Syria, on April 7.

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Macedonian Orthodox worshippers light candles from the holy fire that arrived from Jerusalem during the Easter service at the St. Jovan Bigorski monastery, some 90 miles west of the capital, Skopje, on April 8.

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Women dressed in traditional Hungarian outfits prepare their votes in a polling station in a school in Veresegyhaz, some 18 miles east of Budapest, during the general election on April 8.

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South African majorettes salute as they parade near the house of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the late anti-apartheid icon and ex-wife of former South African President Nelson Mandela, in Soweto, Johannesburg, on April 8. Madikizela-Mandela died in a Johannesburg hospital on April 2, and she was mourned by many who praised her as one of the most charismatic and energetic activists who fought white-minority rule.

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An Afghan farmer harvests opium sap from a poppy field in Zhari District in Kandahar province on April 9.

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Twenty-eight-year-old Palestinian Eyad Dawahid, who was shot during clashes with Israeli forces following a protest calling for the right to return on the Gaza-Israel border, lies while holding his artificial limb at al-Shifa Hhospital in Gaza City on April 10.

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French gendarmes charge activists to clear an area known as ZAD (Zone a Defendre — Zone to defend) of environmental protesters occupying the site of what had been a proposed new airport in Notre-Dame-des-Landes on April 9.

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A demonstrator shouts slogans with a megaphone during a strike of French railway workers over plans to overhaul the national state-owned railway company SNCF, near the National Assembly in Paris on April 9.

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Fighters from the Jaysh al-Izza (the Army of Glory), affiliated with the Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army, take part in a training session in the northwestern Syrian city of Idlib on April 9.

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Rohingya refugee children play on a swing at Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh's Ukhia district on April 9.

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A Venezuelan woman chants slogans during an anti-government demonstration protesting the shortage of medicines in Caracas on April 9.

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A picture released by Télam shows rescue workers and locals helping a stranded whale in Mar del Plata, Argentina, on April 9. The whale died despite rescue efforts.

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Jamaica's Tajay Gayle competes in the athletics men's long jump qualification during the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games at the Carrara Stadium on Australia's Gold Coast on April 10.

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Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin (front left) gestures as Russian President Vladimir Putin (front center), state space corporation Roscosmos Director Igor Komarov (front right), and Russia's deputy prime minister and the head of the Roscosmos supervisory committee, Dmitry Rogozin (back), as they visit the reconstructed historical space pavilion at the Exhibition of Achievements of National Economy multifunctional exhibition center in Moscow on April 12.

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Yona Knight-Wisdom of Jamaica warms up before competing in the Men's 3-meter springboard diving final during day eight of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games at Optus Aquatic Centre on the Gold Coast, Australia, on April 12.

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A frigate launches chaff and flare during a drill at the sea near the Su'ao navy harbor in Yilan, Taiwan, on April 13. Taiwan's president watched naval drills simulating an attack on the island on April 13, days before Beijing is set to hold live-fire exercises nearby in a show of force.

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Indian women prepare betel nut at Chamariya village in the Kamrup rural district of the northeastern Indian state of Assam on April 11.

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A picture taken with a fisheye lens shows a youth skating at a skate park on a rainy day in Frankfurt on April 13.

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A child looks out of the window as buses carrying Jaysh al-Islam fighters and their families from their former rebel bastion of Douma arrive at the Abu al-Zindeen checkpoint controlled by Turkish-backed rebel fighters near the northern Syrian town of Bab, on April 12.

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Afghan children play on a swing on top of a hill in Kabul on April 13.

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Indian Sikh pilgrims wave from their train at Attari Railway Station before leaving on special service to Lahore to celebrate the Baisakhi festival in Pakistan, on the outskirts of Amritsar on April 12.

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A man walks as a storm is approaching in the French Riviera city of Nice on April 12.

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An Indian palm squirrel eats a banyan tree fruit as it sits on the branch of a tree in Bhubaneswar on April 13.

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