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A Boston SWAT team member gets in position as they search for 19-year-old bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. After a car chase and shootout with police, one suspect, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, was shot and killed by police, and his brother Dzhokhar was found hiding in a boat in a Watertown resident's backyard. The two men are suspects in the bombings at the Boston Marathon that killed three people and wounded at least 170.
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Chinese residents sleep in open areas for fear of aftershocks in Ya'an city of Sichuan Province, China. At least 161 people were killed and more than 5,000 injured when a magnitude-6.6 earthquake struck in southwest China, destroying buildings and triggering landslides, state media reported.
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Iraqis look at the remains of vehicles damaged following an explosion in al-Obaidi neighborhood east of Baghdad. More than a dozen bombings across Iraq killed at least 19 people in the latest spike of violence just days before the country's first elections since US troop withdrawal.
A Bangladeshi worker is helped into a tent in Manolada, Greece. Athens strongly condemned the shooting of dozens of immigrants protesting over unpaid wages at a strawberry farm that left more than 20 slightly injured in the latest violence to hit the crisis-ridden country.
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Dignitaries from around the world joined Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh as the United Kingdom paid tribute to former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher during a funeral with military honours at St Paul's Cathedral. Thatcher, who died last week, was the first British female prime minister and served from 1979 to 1990.
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Smoke rises in the distance about half a mile from the West Fertilizer Company in West, Texas. A massive explosion at the fertiliser plant on April 18 killed at least 14 people, injured more than 100, and left damaged buildings for blocks in every direction.
A customer looks at bangles before purchasing them at a gold showroom in the southern Indian city of Kochi. Gold prices plummeted below $1,400 an ounce last week. Meanwhile, gold retailers struggled to cope as parents buying dowries, casual shoppers and tourists snapped up bars, coins, nuggets and jewellery as a slump in the price of the yellow metal released years of pent-up retail demand.
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Supporters of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro hold up a portrait of late President Hugo Chavez before Maduro's inauguration ceremony in Caracas. Meanwhile, election officials moved to defuse a political crisis by yielding to demands for an audit of the results in last Sunday's contested elections.