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A view of houses affected by a fire on April 12 in Valparaiso, Chile. The wildfire has destroyed approximately 500 houses and forced the evacuation of more than 2,000 people.



/EPA/DAN PELED

Cyclone Ita made landfall in Queensland, Australia on April 12, toppling houses and boats. However, the category four storm did not cause as much damage as predicted.



/AP/Gregorio Borgia

Protesters clash with police during an anti-austerity demonstration in Rome. They were protesting high housing costs and joblessness as a result of Italy's continued economic slowdown.



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Workers wearing protective suits enter a chicken farm in Taragi, Japan on April 13. Japanese authorities ordered the slaughter of some 112,000 chickens after officials confirmed bird flu infections at a poultry farm.



/AP/Efrem Lukatsky

Armed pro-Russian activists occupy a police station in the eastern Ukraine town of Slovyansk. Pro-Moscow protesters have seized a number of government buildings in the east over the past week, undermining the authority of the interim government in Kiev.



/Andrew Redington/Getty Images

The Masters tournament - US golf's marquee event - is currently taking place in Augusta, Georgia. Twenty-year-old Jordan Spieth shares the lead with Bubba Watson, a pro-golf veteran.



/AP/Vahid Salemi

Humanoid robots play a football match at the the RoboCup Iran Open 2014 in Tehran. As part of an international robotics competition, students from 22 countries including Britain, France and Canada competed in the three-day event.



/AP/Majdi Mohammed

Palestinians and foreigners began running during the second annual Palestine International Marathon in Bethlehem. About 1,000 people participated in the race. Israel barred 30 runners, including an Olympic athlete, from leaving the Gaza Strip to participate in the marathon.



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A view of houses affected by a fire on April 12 in Valparaiso, Chile. The wildfire has destroyed approximately 500 houses and forced the evacuation of more than 2,000 people.

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Cyclone Ita made landfall in Queensland, Australia on April 12, toppling houses and boats. However, the category four storm did not cause as much damage as predicted.

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Protesters clash with police during an anti-austerity demonstration in Rome. They were protesting high housing costs and joblessness as a result of Italy(***)s continued economic slowdown.

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Workers wearing protective suits enter a chicken farm in Taragi, Japan on April 13. Japanese authorities ordered the slaughter of some 112,000 chickens after officials confirmed bird flu infections at a poultry farm.

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Armed pro-Russian activists occupy a police station in the eastern Ukraine town of Slovyansk. Pro-Moscow protesters have seized a number of government buildings in the east over the past week, undermining the authority of the interim government in Kiev.

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The Masters tournament - US golf(***)s marquee event - is currently taking place in Augusta, Georgia. Twenty-year-old Jordan Spieth shares the lead with Bubba Watson, a pro-golf veteran.

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Humanoid robots play a football match at the the RoboCup Iran Open 2014 in Tehran. As part of an international robotics competition, students from 22 countries including Britain, France and Canada competed in the three-day event.

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Palestinians and foreigners began running during the second annual Palestine International Marathon in Bethlehem. About 1,000 people participated in the race. Israel barred 30 runners, including an Olympic athlete, from leaving the Gaza Strip to participate in the marathon.

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A view of houses affected by a fire in the city of Valparaiso, Chile, 12 April 2014. The wildfire has destroyed approximately 500 houses and has forced the evacuation of more than 2,000 people.

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A view of houses affected by a fire in the city of Valparaiso, Chile, 12 April 2014. The wildfire has destroyed approximately 500 houses and has forced the evacuation of more than 2,000 people.

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A house damaged by Cyclone Ita touched down on Cooktown, Queensland, Australia on April 12. The category four storm made landfall on the Far North Queensland coast but did not cause as much damage as predicted.

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A house damaged by Cyclone Ita touched down on Cooktown, Queensland, Australia on April 12. The category four storm made landfall on the Far North Queensland coast but did not cause as much damage as predicted.

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Demonstrators clash with police during an anti-austerity demonstration in Rome on April 12. The protest march Saturday was organised against high housing costs and joblessness as a result of Italy's long economic slowdown.

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Demonstrators clash with police during an anti-austerity demonstration in Rome on April 12. The protest march Saturday was organised against high housing costs and joblessness as a result of Italy's long economic slowdown.

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Workers wearing protective suits enter a chicken farm in Taragi town, Kumamoto Prefecture, on April 13. Japan ordered the slaughter of some 112,000 chickens after officials confirmed bird flu infections at a poultry farm in the southern town.

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Workers wearing protective suits enter a chicken farm in Taragi town, Kumamoto Prefecture, on April 13. Japan ordered the slaughter of some 112,000 chickens after officials confirmed bird flu infections at a poultry farm in the southern town.

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Armed pro-Russian activists occupy the police station carrying riot shields in the eastern Ukraine town of Slovyansk on Saturday, April 12, 2014. Pro-Moscow protesters have seized a number of government buildings in the east over the past week, undermining the authority of the interim government in the capital, Kiev.

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Armed pro-Russian activists occupy the police station carrying riot shields in the eastern Ukraine town of Slovyansk on Saturday, April 12, 2014. Pro-Moscow protesters have seized a number of government buildings in the east over the past week, undermining the authority of the interim government in the capital, Kiev.

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The Masters tournament - the US' highest golf tounrament is currently taking place at Augusta, Georgia.Twenty-year-old Jordan Spieth shares the lead with Bubba Watson, a pro-golf veteran.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/week_in_pictures_april_13/slideshow/no-caption/49efb99316ea7acce038238c4bdf4602Andrew Redington/Getty Images

The Masters tournament - the US' highest golf tounrament is currently taking place at Augusta, Georgia.Twenty-year-old Jordan Spieth shares the lead with Bubba Watson, a pro-golf veteran.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/week_in_pictures_april_13/slideshow/no-caption/18c18d83adf99ab4d2d365c97850b5aa

Humanoid robots play during a soccer match while visitors follow the competition in the international robotics competition in the RoboCup Iran Open 2014 in Tehran . Students from 22 countries including Britain, France, Portugal, Italy, Germany, Sweden, Netherlands, Brazil, Mexico, Japan, China, Thailand, India, Pakistan, UAE, Canada, Turkey, Colombia, Egypt and Indonesia were competing during the three-day event.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/week_in_pictures_april_13/slideshow/no-caption/18c18d83adf99ab4d2d365c97850b5aaAP/Vahid Salemi

Humanoid robots play during a soccer match while visitors follow the competition in the international robotics competition in the RoboCup Iran Open 2014 in Tehran . Students from 22 countries including Britain, France, Portugal, Italy, Germany, Sweden, Netherlands, Brazil, Mexico, Japan, China, Thailand, India, Pakistan, UAE, Canada, Turkey, Colombia, Egypt and Indonesia were competing during the three-day event.

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Palestinians and foreigners, including some activists, start running during the second annual Palestine International Marathon, in front of the Church of Nativity in the West Bank town of Bethlehem on April 11. About 1,000 people participated in the race. Israel barred 30 runners, including an Olympic athlete, from leaving the Gaza Strip to participate in the marathon, highlighting Israel's tight restrictions on travel in and out of the Hamas-ruled territory.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/week_in_pictures_april_13/slideshow/no-caption/724761f86b554d4ca315422ac4e541d8AP/Majdi Mohammed

Palestinians and foreigners, including some activists, start running during the second annual Palestine International Marathon, in front of the Church of Nativity in the West Bank town of Bethlehem on April 11. About 1,000 people participated in the race. Israel barred 30 runners, including an Olympic athlete, from leaving the Gaza Strip to participate in the marathon, highlighting Israel's tight restrictions on travel in and out of the Hamas-ruled territory.



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