An aerial view shows a man country-skiing in Sundom aerea, near Vaasa, in the middle of the UNESCO classified archipelago, on the frozen Bothnia sea (Baltic Sea), on March 23, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Olivier MORIN        (Photo credit should read OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images)

The World in Photos This Week

Easter pilgrims; Passover; and elections in Egypt.

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"Poggi" feeds the pigeons along the Coney Island boardwalk on a spring afternoon on March 23, in New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

"Poggi" feeds the pigeons along the Coney Island boardwalk in New York City on March 23.

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UNSPECIFIED, CHINA - MARCH 30:  (CHINA OUT) The memorial site of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake of Xuankou Middle School on 30th March, 2018 in Yingxiu, Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan province, China. The town was rebuilt a decade after it was destroyed by the May 12, 2008 earthquake in which more than 6500 people died.Now a large source of income for the residents of Yingxiu town is  the development of tourism.  (Photo by Wang He/Getty Images)

The Xuankou Middle School memorial site of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake in Yingxiu, China, on March 30.

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An aerial view shows a man country-skiing in Sundom aerea, near Vaasa, in the middle of the UNESCO classified archipelago, on the frozen Bothnia sea (Baltic Sea), on March 23, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Olivier MORIN        (Photo credit should read OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images)

An aerial view shows a man cross-country skiing in Sundom area of Finland, on the frozen Baltic Sea, on March 23.

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Bolivian soldiers reenact -according to Bolivian historians — the alleged 1879 Battle of Canchas Blancas in which Bolivian soldiers would have defeated Chilean troops during the four-year Pacific War in which the country finally lost its access to the sea, in the municipality of Colcha K in southwestern Bolivia, on March 28.
Bolivia reenacted the alleged battle on the last day of Chilean hearings at the UN's top court, the International Court of Justice at the Hague, over their dispute on Pacific Ocean access after Bolivia appealed urging UN judges to rule that Chile has a legal obligation to enter into negotiations to end the row.? / AFP PHOTO / Aizar RALDES        (Photo credit should read AIZAR RALDES/AFP/Getty Images)

Bolivian soldiers re-enact the alleged 1879 Battle of Canchas Blancas in which Bolivian soldiers — according to Bolivian historians — would have defeated Chilean troops during the four-year Pacific War in which the country finally lost its access to the sea, in the municipality of Colcha "K" in southwestern Bolivia, on March 28.

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Faithfuls attend the Palm Sunday celebration in Cali, Valle del Cauca department, Colombia, on March 25, 2018. 
Palm Sunday commemorates Jesus' entry into Jerusalem and marks the start of the Holy Week for Christians.

 / AFP PHOTO / Luis ROBAYO        (Photo credit should read LUIS ROBAYO/AFP/Getty Images)

Faithfuls attend the Palm Sunday celebration in Cali, Colombia, on March 25. Palm Sunday commemorates Jesus' entry into Jerusalem and marks the start of the Holy Week for Christians.

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Flagellant RJ Rivera (front L) whips his back with bamboo before being wounded to bleed as part of his penitence during the re-enactment of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ for Good Friday celebrations ahead of Easter in the village of San Juan, Pampanga, north of Manila on March 30, 2018. 
Rivera, a 33-year-old construction worker, has been a flagellant for 11 straight years and said he does it for the sake of his wife, who is working in Saudi Arabia, and his two daughters and son. / AFP PHOTO / Noel CELIS        (Photo credit should read NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Flagellant RJ Rivera (front left) whips his back with bamboo before being wounded to bleed as part of his penitence during the re-enactment of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ for Good Friday celebrations ahead of Easter in the village of San Juan, the Philippines, on March 30.

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Penitents from La Paz brotherhood queue to enter Capuchinos Church before a procession during Easter Wednesday on March 28, 2018 in Cordoba, Spain. Spain celebrates the holy week before Easter with processions in most Spanish towns and villages.  (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)

Penitents from the La Paz brotherhood line up to enter Capuchinos Church before a procession during Easter Wednesday on March 28, in Cordoba, Spain. Spain celebrates the Holy Week before Easter with processions in most Spanish towns and villages.

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A picture taken on March 27,  shows a gorilla eating traditional Matza (unleavened bread) eaten during the upcoming Jewish holiday of Passover, at the Ramat Gan Safari Park near Tel Aviv. / AFP PHOTO / JACK GUEZ        (Photo credit should read JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

A picture taken on March 27 shows a gorilla eating traditional matzo (unleavened bread) eaten during the upcoming Jewish holiday of Passover, at the Ramat Gan Safari Park near Tel Aviv.

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TOPSHOT - An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man walks down a street through the smoke from burning leavened items during the Srefat Chametz ritual on March 30 2018 in Jerusalem on the eve of the Jewish Pesach (Passover) holiday, which begins at sunset today.
Due to the haste with which the Jews left Egypt, the bread they had prepared for the journey did not have time to rise. 
To commemorate their ancestors' plight, the religious avoid eating leavened food products throughout Passover. / AFP PHOTO / MENAHEM KAHANA        (Photo credit should read MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images)

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man walks down a street through the smoke from burning leavened items during the Srefat Chametz ritual on March 30 in Jerusalem on the eve of the Jewish Passover holiday, which begins at sunset today.

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A member of South Korea's Agency for KIA Recovery and Identification prepares to place the remains of Chinese soldiers, who fought during the Korean War, into the coffin during ceremonial rites to place the remains at a temporary military ossuary in Incheon, west of Seoul, on March 26, 2018.
The remains of 20 Chinese soldiers killed during the 1950-53 Korean War will return home from South Korea on March 28 for permanent burial -- the fifth such event. / AFP PHOTO / pool / Jung Yeon-je        (Photo credit should read JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)

A member of South Korea's Agency for KIA Recovery and Identification prepares to place the remains of Chinese soldiers, who fought during the Korean War, into the coffin during ceremonial rites to place the remains at a temporary military ossuary in Incheon, west of Seoul, on March 26.

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Released Nigerian school girls who were kidnapped from their school in Dapchi, in the northeastern state of Yobe, wait to meet the Nigerian president at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on March 23, 2018. 
The Nigerian president promised on March 23, 2018 to free the remaining Christian schoolgirl still held by the Islamist militants Boko Haram, as he prepared to meet the other released Dapchi students. A total of 104 of the 110 students seized from the school in Dapchi on February 19 were released on March 21, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / PHILIP OJISUA / The erroneous mention[s] appearing in the metadata of this photo by PHILIP OJISUA has been modified in AFP systems in the following manner: [school girls ] instead of [Christian school girls ]. Please immediately remove the erroneous mention[s] from all your online services and delete it (them) from your servers. If you have been authorized by AFP to distribute it (them) to third parties, please ensure that the same actions are carried out by them. Failure to promptly comply with these instructions will entail liability on your part for any continued or post notification usage. Therefore we thank you very much for all your attention and prompt action. We are sorry for the inconvenience this notification may cause and remain at your disposal for any further information you may require.        (Photo credit should read PHILIP OJISUA/AFP/Getty Images)

Released Nigerian schoolgirls who were kidnapped from their school in Dapchi, in the northeastern state of Yobe, wait to meet the Nigerian president at the presidential villa in Abuja on March 23.

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Bolivian President Evo Morales (R) lights a votive flame as Vice-President Alvaro Garcia Linera looks on at the Eduardo Avaroa Monument in La Paz on March 23, 2018 during the commemoration of the 139th anniversary of the Battle of Calama, during a four-year war with Chile, in which Bolivia lost its access to the sea to Chile.
Hearings at the UN's top court have taken place between March 19 and 23, while three more days of talks are planned next week. Following some 130 years of fruitless negotiations with Santiago, landlocked Bolivia lodged a complaint with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) based in The Hague in April 2013 urging UN judges to rule that Chile has a legal obligation to enter into negotiations to end the row. / AFP PHOTO / Aizar RALDES        (Photo credit should read AIZAR RALDES/AFP/Getty Images)

Bolivian President Evo Morales (right) lights a votive flame as Vice President Álvaro García Linera looks on at the Eduardo Avaroa Monument in La Paz on March 23, during the commemoration of the 139th anniversary of the Battle of Calama.

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Performers dance during a rally to mark three years of war on the country, in the capital Sanaa on March 26, 2018.
A Saudi-led military coalition intervened in Yemen on March 26, 2015 to restore the government of President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi after the Iran-backed Huthis and their allies took over large parts of the country including the capital Sanaa.
 / AFP PHOTO / MOHAMMED HUWAIS        (Photo credit should read MOHAMMED HUWAIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Performers dance during a rally to mark three years of war in Yemen, in the capital Sanaa on March 26.

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A Syrian boy plays with a balloon upon arriving with a convoy carrying civilians and rebel fighters in the village of Qalaat al-Madiq, north of Hama on March 25, after being evacuated from Eastern Ghouta following a deal with the regime.
The deal is expected to see some 7,000 people bussed from Arbin and Zamalka towns and the district of Jobar to a rebel-dominated part of northern Syria. / AFP PHOTO / Zein Al RIFAI        (Photo credit should read ZEIN AL RIFAI/AFP/Getty Images)

A Syrian boy plays with a balloon upon arriving with a convoy carrying civilians and rebel fighters in the village of Qalaat al-Madiq on March 25, after being evacuated from Eastern Ghouta following a deal with the regime.

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Pilgrims celebrate Easter by crossing over the tidal causeway carrying wooden crosses on the final leg of their annual pilgrimage to the Holy Island of Lindisfarne on March 30, 2018 in Berwick-upon-Tweed, England. Around 100 people of all ages and backgrounds celebrated Easter by crossing at low tide during the pilgrimage which ends on the island. The event is organised by Northern Cross and sees pilgrims walking between 70 to 120 miles in the week leading up to the Good Friday crossing. (Photo by Ian Forsyth/Getty Images)

Pilgrims celebrate Easter by crossing over the tidal causeway carrying wooden crosses on the final leg of their annual pilgrimage to the Holy Island of Lindisfarne in Berwick-upon-Tweed, England, on March 30.

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A dripping tap is pictured next to a statue of Alexander the Great on the 3rd day in a row without water in Thessaloniki on March 29, 2018.
More than 40 percent households and businesses in Greece's second largest city have been without tap water, due to damage in the main water pipeline.
 / AFP PHOTO / SAKIS MITROLIDIS        (Photo credit should read SAKIS MITROLIDIS/AFP/Getty Images)

A dripping tap is pictured next to a statue of Alexander the Great on the third day in a row without water in Thessaloniki, Greece, on March 29.

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Bath and North East Somerset Council employees brush algae and sludge from the original Roman lead lined floor of the Great Bath as it is drained of 250,000 litres of hot natural thermae spa water as part of a spring cleaning operation, at the historic Roman Baths on March 27, 2018 in Bath, England. Previous cleaning operations, which has to be done regularly to prevent the normally 1.6 metres (5ft) deep baths from becoming murky and to stop algae from growing, have revealed all manners of modern day debris including traffic cones, shopping trolleys and even a moped. Sited below modern street level the Roman Baths built in AD76 and which take water from Britain's largest thermal spring, contains one of the best examples of a preserved Roman bath complex in Europe. Accidentally re-discovered in the 1800s, the steps and lead lining of the Great Bath are over 2000 years old and are visited by over one million tourists a year.  (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Bath and North East Somerset Council employees brush algae and sludge from the original Roman lead-lined floor of the Great Bath as it is drained of 66,000 gallons of hot natural thermal spa water as part of a spring cleaning operation, at the historic Roman Baths in Bath, England, on March 27.

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Catholic faithful take part in the aquatic Via Crucis, in Cocibolca lake, Granada some 48 kilometres from Managua, on March 26, 2018.
The aquatic Via Crucis is carried out on boats between the islets of the Nicaragua -Cocibolca- lake. / AFP PHOTO / INTI OCON        (Photo credit should read INTI OCON/AFP/Getty Images)

Catholic faithful take part in the aquatic stations of the cross, in Lake Nicaragua on March 26.

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TOPSHOT - A woman looks on at the waste dump of Diwaniyah where families live in the rubbish with no electricity or drinking water, on March 25, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Haidar HAMDANI        (Photo credit should read HAIDAR HAMDANI/AFP/Getty Images)

A woman looks on at the waste dump of Diwaniyah, where families live in the rubbish with no electricity or drinking water, on March 25.

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Indian people take an evening boat ride during sunset at the Sangam, the confluence of the Yamuna and Ganges river in Allahabad on March 23, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / SANJAY KANOJIA        (Photo credit should read SANJAY KANOJIA/AFP/Getty Images)

Indian people take an evening boat ride during sunset at the Sangam, the confluence of the Yamuna and Ganges river, in Allahabad on March 23.

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A UN vehicle patrols the Djugu area of Ituri, on March 27, 2018 as it makes its way down to Kafe on Lake Albert - a Hema village which was sacked by Lendu tribespeople in a recent wave of violence. 
Recent conflict between members of the Lendu and Hema tribes has caused the instability within the Ituri region and tens of thousands of Hema people to flee to nearby Bunia and across the lake to Uganda. / AFP PHOTO / ALEX MCBRIDE        (Photo credit should read ALEX MCBRIDE/AFP/Getty Images)

A United Nations vehicle patrols the Djugu area of Ituri, Democratic Republic of the Congo, on March 27.

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This picture taken on March 29, 2018, shows the dust storm in Khartoum
A thick sandstorm engulfed the Sudanese capital on Thursday, forcing authorities to cancel flights and shut schools in Khartoum and other nearby towns. / AFP PHOTO / ASHRAF SHAZLY        (Photo credit should read ASHRAF SHAZLY/AFP/Getty Images)

A thick sandstorm engulfs the Sudanese capital on March 29, forcing authorities to cancel flights and shut schools in Khartoum and other nearby towns.

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An Egyptian stains his finger after casting his vote at a polling station in Cairo's central Abdin neighbourhood on March 27, 2018, on the second day of voting in the 2018 presidential elections.
Authorities have been urging Egyptians to participate in the three-day vote, hoping for a high turnout despite what is seen as a foregone conclusion. / AFP PHOTO / MOHAMED EL-SHAHED        (Photo credit should read MOHAMED EL-SHAHED/AFP/Getty Images)

An Egyptian stains his finger after casting his vote at a polling station in Cairo's central Abdin neighborhood on March 27, on the second day of voting in the 2018 presidential elections.

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A cross is lighted before the arrival of Pope Francis for the Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) torchlight procession at the ancient Colosseum on Good Friday, on March 30, 2018 in Rome. Christians around the world are marking the Holy Week, commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, leading up to his resurrection on Easter. / AFP PHOTO / Filippo MONTEFORTE        (Photo credit should read FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

A cross is lighted before the arrival of Pope Francis for the Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) torchlight procession at the ancient Colosseum on Good Friday, March 30, in Rome.

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U.S. Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs Thomas Bowman lays a rose at the Vietnam War Memorial March 29, in Washington, DC. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs Thomas Bowman lays a rose at the Vietnam War Memorial March 29, in Washington, D.C.

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