The World in Photos This Week

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Catholic faithfuls march in San Salvador on March 22 during the commemoration of the 33rd anniversary of the death of Monsignor Oscar Arnulfo Romero, who was murdered when he was officiating the mass in 1980.

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A Pasola rider throwing his spear during the Pasola war festival at Ratenggaro village on March 22, in Sumba, Indonesia. The Pasola Festival is an important annual event to welcome the new harvest season. Pasola, an ancient ritual fighting game, involves two teams of men on horseback charging towards each other while trying to hit their rivals with pasol javelins and avoid being hit themselves.

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A Chinese woman plays with her daughter in front of a large screen showing a sequence of a blue sky in Tiananmen Square on March 26, in Beijing, China.

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Spanish bullfighter Alejandro Talavante performs during the Bullfighting Charity Festival in Madrid at at Palacio Vistalegre Arena bullring on March 22, in Madrid, Spain.

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Military diver Lance Corporal Shane Johns takes part in an exercise in a diving tank as the British Army showcases its future specialist capabilities with a new division called Force Troops Command, at Upavon Airfield in Upavon, England, on March 26.

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A couple looks for gold as their son stands in the river in Lampang, Thailand, on March 25.

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An Indian laborer transports pumpkins on a boat at Fafamau village near Allahabad on March 26.

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A Japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force personnel member looks out through a window before taking off for Australia to join the search operation for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 at the Royal Malaysian Air Force base in Subang, outside Kuala Lumpur on March 23.

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Girls stand in a window in the Complexo do Alemao pacified favela community in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on March 23. The favela was previously controlled by drug traffickers and is now occupied by the city's Police Pacification Unit (UPP). The UPP are patrolling some of Rio's favelas amid the city's efforts to improve security ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games.

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A dog looks at a cat sitting inside the Miagola Cafe in Turin, on March 22. The newly opened Miagola Cafe is a concept bar where cats and human beings can have a drink and relax. The first cat cafe was opened in Taiwan in 1998, followed by others in various European cities such as Budapest, Berlin, Munich, Paris, and Madrid.

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A municipal employee prepares a polling station on March 22 in Lyon, on the eve of the first round of the 2014 French municipal elections.

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Spanish Police officers stand guard as people wait in line at the closed Beni Anzar border between Morocco and Spain's north African enclave of Melilla in Beni Anzar, on March 22. Spanish authorities temporarily closed the border after Moroccan authorities warned that a large group of migrants was going to try to push across.

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Riot police charge protesters after the "Marches for Dignity" protest ended with violent clashes between police and youths in Madrid, on March 22. Demonstrators had converged on the Spanish capital from several Spanish regions in an attempt to highlight the plight of the poor.

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A Sumbanese man burns a chicken for skins before reading a chicken organ to predict the future during a Pasola war festival at Wainyapu village on March 25 in Sumba Island, Indonesia.

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Sumbanese children looking for sea worms during Nyale ritual as part of a pasola war festival at Wainyapu village on March 23, in Sumba Island, Indonesia.

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Supporters of Turkey's prime minister cheer and wave Turkish and AK Party (AKP) flags during an election rally in Istanbul on March 23.

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This picture taken on March 22 shows a Chinese street food vendor (seen on the left), who bears a striking resemblance to North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, sitting by his barbecue stall in Shenyang, northeast China's Liaoning province. Though the man's identity remains unknown, he works in the northeastern Chinese city of Shenyang, not far from the border with North Korea.

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An Indian "sadhu," or holy man, washes his hair with mud at Sangam, the confluence of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna, and the mythical Saraswati in Allahabad, on March 22.

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A patient sits in a recovery ward at the Paktia Regional Military Hospital at Forward Operating Base Thunder on March 24 near Gardez, Afghanistan. The hospital, operated by the Afghan Army, treats wounded and sick soldiers and police from the Afghan National Security Forces. 

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A Nepalese farmer carries a wicker basket of supplies as she returns to her home in the village of Khokana on the outskirts of Kathmandu on March 26. The traditional Newari village is famous for its unusual mustard-oil harvesting process, in which a heavy wooden beam is used to crush mustard seeds in order to extract the oil.

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A member of Indonesia's election commission prepares ballot boxes and polling materials in Bangkalan, Madura island in East Java province on March 26 in preparation for the legislative elections on April 9.

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A resident walks among debris after a fire that razed a slum area in Manila on March 22.

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