From dragon dance to Easter eggs: 20 best photos of the week

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People perform the fire dragon dance in Taijiang, Guizhou province, April 11, 2017. Picture taken April 11, 2017. (REUTERS)

People perform the fire dragon dance in Taijiang, Guizhou province, April 11, 2017. Picture taken April 11, 2017. (REUTERS)

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A member of the joint Palestinian security takes position through a hole in a wall with a kalashnikov assault rifle in Ain al-Hilweh camp, Lebanon's largest Palestinian refugee camp, near the southern coastal city of Sidon, on April 12, 2017, after clashes that took place earlier in the week between an extremist group and the security force. Fighting erupted on April 7, 2017 after Palestinian factions deployed throughout the camp as part of a joint security force aimed at combatting the influence of a local Islamic extremist group. Ain al-Hilweh, which houses 61,000 Palestinians, is home to multiple armed factions and has been plagued by intermittent clashes among them as well as against smaller extremist groups. Lebanon's army does not enter Palestinian refugee camps, where security is managed by joint committees of Palestinian factions. (AFP)

A member of the joint Palestinian security takes position through a hole in a wall with a kalashnikov assault rifle in Ain al-Hilweh camp, Lebanon's largest Palestinian refugee camp, near the southern coastal city of Sidon, on April 12, 2017, after clashes that took place earlier in the week between an extremist group and the security force. Fighting erupted on April 7, 2017 after Palestinian factions deployed throughout the camp as part of a joint security force aimed at combatting the influence of a local Islamic extremist group. Ain al-Hilweh, which houses 61,000 Palestinians, is home to multiple armed factions and has been plagued by intermittent clashes among them as well as against smaller extremist groups. Lebanon's army does not enter Palestinian refugee camps, where security is managed by joint committees of Palestinian factions. (AFP)

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An infant lies on the back of a woman as she performs a ritual while worshipping Sheetala Mata, the Hindu goddess of smallpox, during Sheetala Puja in which people pray for the betterment of their family and society, in Kolkata, April 15, 2017. (Rupak De Chowdhuri / REUTERS)

An infant lies on the back of a woman as she performs a ritual while worshipping Sheetala Mata, the Hindu goddess of smallpox, during Sheetala Puja in which people pray for the betterment of their family and society, in Kolkata, April 15, 2017. (Rupak De Chowdhuri / REUTERS)

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A member of the Nazareno brotherhood participates in the procession of Los Cristos in the indigenous town of Izalco, 60 km west of San Salvador, on April 13, 2017. Christian believers around the world mark the Holy Week of Easter in celebration of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. (Marvin RECINOS / AFP)

A member of the Nazareno brotherhood participates in the procession of Los Cristos in the indigenous town of Izalco, 60 km west of San Salvador, on April 13, 2017. Christian believers around the world mark the Holy Week of Easter in celebration of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. (Marvin RECINOS / AFP)

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Competitors take part in the final of the men's scratch event at the Hong Kong Velodrome during the Track Cycling World Championships in Hong Kong on April 13, 2017. (Anthony WALLACE / AFP)

Competitors take part in the final of the men's scratch event at the Hong Kong Velodrome during the Track Cycling World Championships in Hong Kong on April 13, 2017. (Anthony WALLACE / AFP)

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Korean People's Army (KPA) soldiers march on Kim Il-Sung sqaure during a military parade marking the 105th anniversary of the birth of late North Korean leader Kim Il-Sung, in Pyongyang on April 15, 2017. (ED JONES / AFP)

Korean People's Army (KPA) soldiers march on Kim Il-Sung sqaure during a military parade marking the 105th anniversary of the birth of late North Korean leader Kim Il-Sung, in Pyongyang on April 15, 2017. (ED JONES / AFP)

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People dance to blasting DJ house music under the spray of water hoses in a street of Yangon on April 13, 2017 while celebrating the Buddhist New Year or Thingyan as it is known locally. The four southeast Asian nations of Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia and Laos started the Buddhist new year, known as Thingyan in Myanmar and Songkran in Thailand, on April 13. (ROBERTO SCHMIDT / AFP)

People dance to blasting DJ house music under the spray of water hoses in a street of Yangon on April 13, 2017 while celebrating the Buddhist New Year or Thingyan as it is known locally. The four southeast Asian nations of Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia and Laos started the Buddhist new year, known as Thingyan in Myanmar and Songkran in Thailand, on April 13. (ROBERTO SCHMIDT / AFP)

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A woman looks at huge Easter eggs as they walk in the open air festival in the center of Kiev on April 12, 2017. Some 500 traditional Ukrainian pysankas, painted Easter eggs, are presented in the center of Kiev before the celebration of the Easter, main holiday of the Orthodox church, on April 16. (Sergei SUPINSKY / AFP)

A woman looks at huge Easter eggs as they walk in the open air festival in the center of Kiev on April 12, 2017. Some 500 traditional Ukrainian pysankas, painted Easter eggs, are presented in the center of Kiev before the celebration of the Easter, main holiday of the Orthodox church, on April 16. (Sergei SUPINSKY / AFP)

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A competitor eats during the Stage 4 of the 32st edition of the Marathon des Sables between Nord El Maharch and Jebel El Mraïer in the southern Moroccan Sahara desert on April 12, 2017. The 32st edition of the marathon is a live stage 250 kilometre race through a formidable landscape in one of the world's most inhospitable climates. (JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK / AFP)

A competitor eats during the Stage 4 of the 32st edition of the Marathon des Sables between Nord El Maharch and Jebel El Mraïer in the southern Moroccan Sahara desert on April 12, 2017. The 32st edition of the marathon is a live stage 250 kilometre race through a formidable landscape in one of the world's most inhospitable climates. (JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK / AFP)

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Members of the Spanish Legion carry a statue representing ‘El Cristo de la Buena Muerte’ (The Christ of the Good Death), to Santo Domingo de Guzman Church during a Holy Week procession on April 13, 2017 in Malaga, southern Spain. Christian believers around the world mark the Holy Week of Easter in celebration of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. (JORGE GUERRERO / AFP)

Members of the Spanish Legion carry a statue representing ‘El Cristo de la Buena Muerte’ (The Christ of the Good Death), to Santo Domingo de Guzman Church during a Holy Week procession on April 13, 2017 in Malaga, southern Spain. Christian believers around the world mark the Holy Week of Easter in celebration of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. (JORGE GUERRERO / AFP)

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A child plays inside a destroyed vehicle in the opposition controlled town of Thonyor, in Leer county, on April 11, 2017. At least 16 civilians were killed in fighting on April 10, 2017, between government troops and rebels in South Sudan's second-largest city Wau, the United Nations peacekeeping mission (UNMISS) said in a statement. The violence stemmed from an ambush on April 11 of government troops near the city, leading to clashes in the city the following day, UNMISS said. (ALBERT GONZALEZ FARRAN / AFP)

A child plays inside a destroyed vehicle in the opposition controlled town of Thonyor, in Leer county, on April 11, 2017. At least 16 civilians were killed in fighting on April 10, 2017, between government troops and rebels in South Sudan's second-largest city Wau, the United Nations peacekeeping mission (UNMISS) said in a statement. The violence stemmed from an ambush on April 11 of government troops near the city, leading to clashes in the city the following day, UNMISS said. (ALBERT GONZALEZ FARRAN / AFP)

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Pope Francis lies as he prays during the Celebration of the Lord's Passion in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican April 14, 2017. (Alberto Pizzoli / REUTERS)

Pope Francis lies as he prays during the Celebration of the Lord's Passion in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican April 14, 2017. (Alberto Pizzoli / REUTERS)

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A Staffordshire Terrier wearing a muzzle looks out of a car in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, April 14, 2017. (Ilya Naymushin / REUTERS)

A Staffordshire Terrier wearing a muzzle looks out of a car in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, April 14, 2017. (Ilya Naymushin / REUTERS)

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Penitents from the ‘Real Hermandad del Santisimo Cristo de las Injurias - El Silencio’ brotherhood prepare for a procession during Holy Week in the northwestern Spanish city of Zamora on April 12, 2017. Christian believers around the world mark the Holy Week of Easter in celebration of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. (CESAR MANSO / AFP)

Penitents from the ‘Real Hermandad del Santisimo Cristo de las Injurias - El Silencio’ brotherhood prepare for a procession during Holy Week in the northwestern Spanish city of Zamora on April 12, 2017. Christian believers around the world mark the Holy Week of Easter in celebration of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. (CESAR MANSO / AFP)

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A picture taken through the window of a restaurant on April 13, 2017 shows a reflection of Jewish people taking part in the Cohanim prayer (priest's blessing) during the Passover (Pesach) holiday at the Western Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem, with the Dome of the Rock seen in the background. Thousands of Jews make the pilgrimage to Jerusalem during the eight-day Pesach holiday, which commemorates the Israelites' exodus from slavery in Egypt some 3,500 years ago and their plight by refraining from eating leavened food products. (Thomas COEX / AFP)

A picture taken through the window of a restaurant on April 13, 2017 shows a reflection of Jewish people taking part in the Cohanim prayer (priest's blessing) during the Passover (Pesach) holiday at the Western Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem, with the Dome of the Rock seen in the background. Thousands of Jews make the pilgrimage to Jerusalem during the eight-day Pesach holiday, which commemorates the Israelites' exodus from slavery in Egypt some 3,500 years ago and their plight by refraining from eating leavened food products. (Thomas COEX / AFP)

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Bangladeshi women work in a dry fish processing yard in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh April 13, 2017. (Mohammad Ponir Hossain / REUTERS)

Bangladeshi women work in a dry fish processing yard in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh April 13, 2017. (Mohammad Ponir Hossain / REUTERS)

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Penitents take part in the procession of the ‘Espiritu Santo’ brotherhood during Holy Week in Pontevedra, northern Spain, April 14, 2017. (/Miguel Vidal / REUTERS)

Penitents take part in the procession of the ‘Espiritu Santo’ brotherhood during Holy Week in Pontevedra, northern Spain, April 14, 2017. (/Miguel Vidal / REUTERS)

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People enjoy the Munsu water park in Pyongyang, North Korea April 16, 2017. (Damir Sagolj / REUTERS)

People enjoy the Munsu water park in Pyongyang, North Korea April 16, 2017. (Damir Sagolj / REUTERS)

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Palestinian children play amidst the ruins of a building destroyed during the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas militants during the summer of 2014 in Gaza City, on April 13, 2017. (MOHAMMED ABED /AFP)

Palestinian children play amidst the ruins of a building destroyed during the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas militants during the summer of 2014 in Gaza City, on April 13, 2017. (MOHAMMED ABED /AFP)

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Meerkats are given an Easter treat during a photocall at London Zoo in central London on April 13, 2017. (Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

Meerkats are given an Easter treat during a photocall at London Zoo in central London on April 13, 2017. (Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

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