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From an out-of-control fire in California to elections in Malaysia, Al Jazeera showcases the week in images.
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Supporters receive goody bags before the arrival of Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak, president of the ruling Barisan Nasional coalition, during a campaign event ahead of the country's general elections. Voters went to the polls today to decide an election that has polarised the nation of 28 million people.



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Firefighters try to control flames engulfing California's dry brush to protect homes behind a hillside threatened by an out-of-control wildfire. Hundreds of firefighters are battling wind and dry conditions as over 6,000 acres have already been burned northwest of Los Angeles.



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Members of the Cam Valley Morris Men - a dance troupe - perform at a May Day dawn celebration in front of St Michael's Tower in Glastonbury, England. May Day, which has heralded springtime for centuries, is on the same day as International Workers' Day, a national holiday in more than 80 countries.



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Bangladeshi garment workers use pieces of textile to evacuate survivors from the rubble after an eight-storey building collapsed in Savar, near the capital Dhaka. More than 600 people were killed and many more feared dead when a building housing a market and garment factory collapsed on the outskirts of the capital.


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Supporters of Imran Khan, chairman of the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf party, cheer and wave flags during an election campaign rally. Pakistan's parliamentary elections are due to be held on May 11, and candidates have been campaigning hard in the last weeks before polling.



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A fireman hoses down a burnt car at the site of explosion in al-Marjeh area in the center of Damascus, Syria. According to media reports, the blast took place near the old building of the interior ministry, killing 13 people and injuring more than 70.


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Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands kisses her son King Willem-Alexander as Queen Maxima looks on during a short address on the balcony of the Royal Palace in Amsterdam. The Crown Prince became Europe's youngest monarch this week after his mother abdicated to make way for a new generation of Dutch royals.



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A Russian Orthodox priest sprinkles holy water over Easter cakes and and people as he blesses them in Donskoi monastery before the Orthodox Easter holiday celebration in Moscow. Easter is the biggest Orthodox Church holiday, and followers of the world's second-largest church held festivities around the world.



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Firefighters try to control flames engulfing California(***)s dry brush to protect homes behind a hillside threatened by an out-of-control wildfire. Hundreds of firefighters are battling wind and dry conditions as over 6,000 acres have already been burned northwest of Los Angeles.

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Members of the Cam Valley Morris Men - a dance troupe - perform at a May Day dawn celebration in front of St Michael(***)s Tower in Glastonbury, England. May Day, which has heralded springtime for centuries, is on the same day as International Workers(***) Day, a national holiday in more than 80 countries.

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Supporters of Imran Khan, chairman of the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf party, cheer and wave flags during an election campaign rally. Pakistan(***)s parliamentary elections are due to be held on May 11, and candidates have been campaigning hard in the last weeks before polling.

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Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands kisses her son King Willem-Alexander as Queen Maxima looks on during a short address on the balcony of the Royal Palace in Amsterdam. The Crown Prince became Europe(***)s youngest monarch this week after his mother abdicated to make way for a new generation of Dutch royals.

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A Russian Orthodox priest sprinkles holy water over Easter cakes and and people as he blesses them in Donskoi monastery before the Orthodox Easter holiday celebration in Moscow. Easter is the biggest Orthodox Church holiday, and followers of the world(***)s second-largest church held festivities around the world.

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Supporters receive goody bags before the arrival of the Malaysia's premier Najib Razak, president of the ruling Barisan Nasional coalition, during a campaign event ahead of the country's general elections. Voters head to the polls today to decide an election that has polarised the nation of 28 million people.

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Supporters receive goody bags before the arrival of the Malaysia's premier Najib Razak, president of the ruling Barisan Nasional coalition, during a campaign event ahead of the country's general elections. Voters head to the polls today to decide an election that has polarised the nation of 28 million people.

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Firefighters try to control flames engulfing California's dry brush to protect homes behind a hillside threatened by an out-of-control wildfire. Hundreds of firefighters are battling wind and dry conditions as over 6,000 acres have already been burned northwest of Los Angeles.

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Firefighters try to control flames engulfing California's dry brush to protect homes behind a hillside threatened by an out-of-control wildfire. Hundreds of firefighters are battling wind and dry conditions as over 6,000 acres have already been burned northwest of Los Angeles.

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Members of the Cam Valley Morris Men - a dance troop - perform at a May Day dawn celebration in front of St Michael's Tower in Glastonbury, England. May Day, which has celebrated springtime for centuries, is on the same day as International Workers' Day, a national holiday in more than 80 countries.

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Members of the Cam Valley Morris Men - a dance troop - perform at a May Day dawn celebration in front of St Michael's Tower in Glastonbury, England. May Day, which has celebrated springtime for centuries, is on the same day as International Workers' Day, a national holiday in more than 80 countries.

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Bangladeshi garment workers use pieces of textile to evacuate survivors from the rubble after an eight-storey building collapsed in Savar, near the capital Dhaka. More than 600 people were killed and many more feared dead when a building housing a market and garment factory collapsed on the outskirts of the capital.

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Bangladeshi garment workers use pieces of textile to evacuate survivors from the rubble after an eight-storey building collapsed in Savar, near the capital Dhaka. More than 600 people were killed and many more feared dead when a building housing a market and garment factory collapsed on the outskirts of the capital.

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Supporters of Imran Khan, chairman of the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf party, cheer and wave flags during an election campaign rally. Pakistan's parliamentary elections are due to be held on May 11, and candidates have been campaigning hard in the last weeks before polling.

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Supporters of Imran Khan, chairman of the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf party, cheer and wave flags during an election campaign rally. Pakistan's parliamentary elections are due to be held on May 11, and candidates have been campaigning hard in the last weeks before polling.

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A fireman hoses down a burnt car at the site of explosion in al-Marjeh area in the center of Damascus, Syria. According to media reports, the blast took place near the old building of the interior ministry, killing 13 people and injuring more than 70.

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A fireman hoses down a burnt car at the site of explosion in al-Marjeh area in the center of Damascus, Syria. According to media reports, the blast took place near the old building of the interior ministry, killing 13 people and injuring more than 70.

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Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands kisses her son King Willem-Alexander as Queen Maxima looks on during a short address on the balcony of the Royal Palace in Amsterdam. The Crown Prince became Europe's youngest monarch this week after his mother abdicated to make way for a new generation of Dutch royals.

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Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands kisses her son King Willem-Alexander as Queen Maxima looks on during a short address on the balcony of the Royal Palace in Amsterdam. The Crown Prince became Europe's youngest monarch this week after his mother abdicated to make way for a new generation of Dutch royals.

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A Russian Orthodox priest sprinkles holy water over Easter cakes and and people as he blesses them in Donskoi monastery before the Orthodox Easter holiday celebration in Moscow. Easter is the biggest Orthodox Church holiday, and followers of the world's second-largest church held festivities around the world.

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A Russian Orthodox priest sprinkles holy water over Easter cakes and and people as he blesses them in Donskoi monastery before the Orthodox Easter holiday celebration in Moscow. Easter is the biggest Orthodox Church holiday, and followers of the world's second-largest church held festivities around the world.



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