The World in Photos This Week

Independence Day in Israel, Rohingya refugees in India, and turtles in the Bay of Bengal.

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An Israeli man takes part in Independence Day celebrations as planes fly overhead in the Mediterranean coastal city of Tel Aviv on April 19. Israel is marking 70 years since the founding of the country according to the Hebrew calendar.

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Afghan National Army soldiers march during a graduation ceremony at a training center in Herat province on April 15.

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Armenian policemen try to stop opposition supporters during a rally in central Yerevan on April 16. Around 1,000 protesters staged rallies in the Armenian capital against former President Serzh Sargsyan as he moves to maintain a chokehold on power in his new role as prime minister.

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Elsa, a Central American migrant, combs her daughter Adriana’s hair outside their tent at a shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, on April 17. The family was taking part in the annual Stations of the Cross caravan, which has brought awareness to the plight of migrants fleeing violence in their native Central American countries.

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Newly hatched olive ridley turtles make tracks to the sea in Ganjam district in eastern India’s Odisha state on April 19. Millions of the baby turtles have hatched and entered the Bay of Bengal over the past few days.

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Competitors take part in a tire-flipping competition on a glass-bottomed bridge in Pingjiang in China’s central Hunan province on April 18. Contestants flipped 440-pound tires to be the fastest to reach the center of the 984-foot-long bridge.

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Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa lights the Eternal Flame of Freedom during Independence Day celebrations in Harare on April 18. Zimbabwe marked its first Independence Day since 1980 without Robert Mugabe in power, as Mnangagwa vowed to hold credible elections and turn around the southern African nation’s troubled economy.

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Supporters turn on flashlights on their phones in celebration after former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad was selected as the parliamentary constituency candidate for the district of Langkawi during a rally on April 15 ahead of the general election.

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An aerial view shows some 30 million tulips made up of more than 300 varieties at the tulip park of Dafeng district in Yancheng in the Chinese province of Jiangsu on April 17.

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Polish soldiers attend a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw ghetto uprising on April 19. The ghetto confined Jews in horrific, deadly conditions during Germany’s occupation of Warsaw during World War II. With assistance from Polish partisans, the Jews rose up and fought the Germans for several weeks until the Germans annihilated the ghetto, killing tens of thousands.

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Philippine soldiers march in formation during a change of command in Manila’s Camp Aguinaldo on April 18.

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Catalan Parliament speaker Roger Torrent, left, walks past the Broken Chair sculpture on his way to the offices of the United Nations in Geneva to deliver a statement on the “violation of fundamental rights” in Catalonia on April 18.

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Protesters wave Catalan pro-independence flags during a demonstration to support jailed leaders and politicians in Barcelona on April 15. Thousands marched against the jailing of nine Catalan separatist leaders facing trial on rebellion charges for their roles in last year’s failed effort to break off from Spain.

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Children walk through a camp for displaced Syrians east of the rebel-held town of Azaz in northern Syria on April 15.

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Adult-film star Stormy Daniels and her lawyer, Michael Avenatti, left, arrive at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York for a hearing related to Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s longtime personal attorney and confidante in New York on April 16.

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A gust of wind blows away Pope Francis’s zucchetto as he attends a commemoration ceremony for the 25th anniversary of the death of Don Tonino Bello in Alessano, southern Italy, on April 20.

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An Iraqi Yazidi carries a candle inside Lalish temple near Dohuk, 260 miles northwest of Baghdad, during a ceremony to celebrate the Yazidi New Year on April 17.

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Rohingya refugees look for their belongings in New Delhi on April 16 following a fire that broke out at their camp, leaving around 200 people homeless. The refugees fled persecution in Myanmar, with their numbers increasing after a brutal crackdown in September 2017 that saw hundreds of thousands pouring into neighboring Bangladesh.

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Workers clean the 88-foot-high glass roof of the World Trade Center in Dresden, Germany, on April 19.

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A protester holds a burning smoke bomb as he takes part in a demonstration by Auto Euro Power movement activists near the Ukrainian Cabinet building in Kiev on April 18. Activists protested against a possible reduction of gas imports initiated by a number of Ukrainian producers and against the increased price of domestic-made gas.

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A lift system and stairwell allow guests to move between decks on the Queen Elizabeth 2 luxury cruise liner at Port Rashid, Dubai, on April 18. The refurbished ship will be moored permanently there as a floating hotel.

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One of the famous peacocks near the offices of the United Nations in Geneva flies down from a bicycle shed on April 19. The peacocks roam freely on the grounds of Ariana Park, which surrounds the U.N. offices.

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Items are arranged during a preview of an auction at London’s Heathrow Airport on April 20. Around 300 lots of memorabilia — including clocks, signs, seats, desks, artwork, and baggage carousels from Heathrow’s Terminal 1, which closed in 2015 — will be up for auction.

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