From gas attack to spring snowfall: The week in photos

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Venezuelan opposition activists react to tear gas shot by the police during protests against the government of President Nicolas Maduro on April 6, 2017 in Caracas. The center-right opposition vowed fresh street protests - after earlier unrest left dozens of people injured - to increase pressure on Maduro, whom they blame for the country's economic crisis. (JUAN BARRETO / AFP)

Venezuelan opposition activists react to tear gas shot by the police during protests against the government of President Nicolas Maduro on April 6, 2017 in Caracas. The center-right opposition vowed fresh street protests - after earlier unrest left dozens of people injured - to increase pressure on Maduro, whom they blame for the country's economic crisis. (JUAN BARRETO / AFP)

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People lying on the ground, said to be in the town of Khan Sheikhoun, after what rescue workers described as a suspected gas attack in rebel-held Idlib, Syria (Social Media Website / REUTERS)

People lying on the ground, said to be in the town of Khan Sheikhoun, after what rescue workers described as a suspected gas attack in rebel-held Idlib, Syria (Social Media Website / REUTERS)

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A worker uses a table to move along a flooded street after heavy rainfall in Sao Paulo, Brazil April 7, 2017. (REUTERS)

A worker uses a table to move along a flooded street after heavy rainfall in Sao Paulo, Brazil April 7, 2017. (REUTERS)

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A Syrian wraps the burial shrowd of one-year-old infant Amira, whose body lies in a make-shift morgue, after she died in a reported air strike on the rebel-held town of Douma, on the eastern outskirts of the Syrian capital Damascus, on April 7, 2017. (Abd Doumany / AFP)

A Syrian wraps the burial shrowd of one-year-old infant Amira, whose body lies in a make-shift morgue, after she died in a reported air strike on the rebel-held town of Douma, on the eastern outskirts of the Syrian capital Damascus, on April 7, 2017. (Abd Doumany / AFP)

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An American gun crew from Regimental Headquarters Company, 23rd Infantry, fires a 37mm gun during an advance against German entrenched positions in an undated photo taken during the First World War. The United States marks 100 years since their entry into World War One on April 6, 2017. (REUTERS)

An American gun crew from Regimental Headquarters Company, 23rd Infantry, fires a 37mm gun during an advance against German entrenched positions in an undated photo taken during the First World War. The United States marks 100 years since their entry into World War One on April 6, 2017. (REUTERS)

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A security man puts on his rain jacket at the paddock in Shanghai on April 6, 2017, ahead of the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix. (Johannes EISELE / AFP)

A security man puts on his rain jacket at the paddock in Shanghai on April 6, 2017, ahead of the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix. (Johannes EISELE / AFP)

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Peterbald kittens sit inside their cage during a regional cat exhibition in Almaty, Kazakhstan April 8, 2017. (Shamil Zhumatov / REUTERS)

Peterbald kittens sit inside their cage during a regional cat exhibition in Almaty, Kazakhstan April 8, 2017. (Shamil Zhumatov / REUTERS)

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Somali women react from an adjacent building as they look at the scene of an explosion at the entrance of a cafe near the compounds housing government ministries in the Somali capital Mogadishu, April 5, 2017. (Feisal Omar /REUTERS)

Somali women react from an adjacent building as they look at the scene of an explosion at the entrance of a cafe near the compounds housing government ministries in the Somali capital Mogadishu, April 5, 2017. (Feisal Omar /REUTERS)

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Orange, yellow and purple wildflowers paint the hills of the Tremblor Range, April 6, 2017 at Carrizo Plain National Monument near Taft, California. After years of drought an explosion of wildflowers in southern and central California is drawing record crowds to see the rare abundance of color called a ‘super bloom’. (Robyn Beck / AFP)

Orange, yellow and purple wildflowers paint the hills of the Tremblor Range, April 6, 2017 at Carrizo Plain National Monument near Taft, California. After years of drought an explosion of wildflowers in southern and central California is drawing record crowds to see the rare abundance of color called a ‘super bloom’. (Robyn Beck / AFP)

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Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama adjusts his shawl as he came to deliver his religious teaching at Yiga Choezin ground at in Tawang District near India-china border in India's north-eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh state, on April 8, 2017. The Dalai Lama on April 8, 2017 addressed devotees at the monastery near India's border with China where he took shelter on his flight from Tibet, drawing protests from Beijing which claims the Himalayan area as its territory. (Biju BORO / AFP)

Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama adjusts his shawl as he came to deliver his religious teaching at Yiga Choezin ground at in Tawang District near India-china border in India's north-eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh state, on April 8, 2017. The Dalai Lama on April 8, 2017 addressed devotees at the monastery near India's border with China where he took shelter on his flight from Tibet, drawing protests from Beijing which claims the Himalayan area as its territory. (Biju BORO / AFP)

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Red deer are seen near the headstream of the Yangtze River in Yushu, Qinghai Province, China April 5, 2017. (REUTERS)

Red deer are seen near the headstream of the Yangtze River in Yushu, Qinghai Province, China April 5, 2017. (REUTERS)

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A transgender sits as she waits for her documents during an army draft held at a school in Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok, Thailand, April 5, 2017. (Athit Perawongmetha / REUTERS)

A transgender sits as she waits for her documents during an army draft held at a school in Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok, Thailand, April 5, 2017. (Athit Perawongmetha / REUTERS)

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A person walks through Times Square in the early morning rain, as heavy storms are expected to hit the area on April 6, 2017 in New York. (TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP)

A person walks through Times Square in the early morning rain, as heavy storms are expected to hit the area on April 6, 2017 in New York. (TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP)

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People participate in an opposition rally in Caracas, Venezuela, April 8, 2017. (Christian Veron / REUTERS)

People participate in an opposition rally in Caracas, Venezuela, April 8, 2017. (Christian Veron / REUTERS)

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Displaced residents from nearby communities affected by the floods rest at a refugee camp on the outskirts of the northern Peruvian city of Piura, on April, 5, 2017. The "El Niño" weather phenomenon caused heavy seasonal rains since the beginning of the year, leading to overflowing rivers, flash floods and mudslides in most of the northern coastal region of Peru, and leaving 106 people dead and more than 210,000 homes damaged. In addition, the floods destroyed drinking water infrastructure and thousands of hectares of crops, as well as hundreds of kilometers of roads and bridges. (CRIS BOURONCLE / AFP)

Displaced residents from nearby communities affected by the floods rest at a refugee camp on the outskirts of the northern Peruvian city of Piura, on April, 5, 2017. The "El Niño" weather phenomenon caused heavy seasonal rains since the beginning of the year, leading to overflowing rivers, flash floods and mudslides in most of the northern coastal region of Peru, and leaving 106 people dead and more than 210,000 homes damaged. In addition, the floods destroyed drinking water infrastructure and thousands of hectares of crops, as well as hundreds of kilometers of roads and bridges. (CRIS BOURONCLE / AFP)

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Venezuelan national guards walk behind a burning blockade during clashes with demonstrators during an opposition rally in Caracas, Venezuela, April 6, 2017. (Marco Bello / REUTERS)

Venezuelan national guards walk behind a burning blockade during clashes with demonstrators during an opposition rally in Caracas, Venezuela, April 6, 2017. (Marco Bello / REUTERS)

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Runners take part in the Mud Day, a 13km race with obstacles, on April 8, 2016, at the Lac de Peyrolles, near Aix en Provence, southern France. (Franck PENNANT / AFP)

Runners take part in the Mud Day, a 13km race with obstacles, on April 8, 2016, at the Lac de Peyrolles, near Aix en Provence, southern France. (Franck PENNANT / AFP)

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Emergency services work at the scene where a truck crashed into the Ahlens department store at Drottninggatan in central Stockholm, April 7, 2017. (Jonathan NACKSTRAND / AFP)

Emergency services work at the scene where a truck crashed into the Ahlens department store at Drottninggatan in central Stockholm, April 7, 2017. (Jonathan NACKSTRAND / AFP)

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Palestinians look at Devil Rays on a beach in Gaza City April 6, 2017. (Mohammed Salem / REUTERS)

Palestinians look at Devil Rays on a beach in Gaza City April 6, 2017. (Mohammed Salem / REUTERS)

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A man pays his respects at a makeshift memorial near the site where a truck slammed into a crowd yesterday outside a busy department store, in central Stockholm, on April 8, 2017. (Jonathan NACKSTRAND / AFP)

A man pays his respects at a makeshift memorial near the site where a truck slammed into a crowd yesterday outside a busy department store, in central Stockholm, on April 8, 2017. (Jonathan NACKSTRAND / AFP)

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Kashmiri boatmen paddle a shikara across Dal Lake amid dense fog following rainfall in Srinagar on April 6, 2017. The Srinagar-Jammu National Highway was closed after landslides on April 6, and schools in the Kashmir Valley have been closed until April 9, following rain and fresh snowfall. (Tauseef MUSTAFA / AFP)

Kashmiri boatmen paddle a shikara across Dal Lake amid dense fog following rainfall in Srinagar on April 6, 2017. The Srinagar-Jammu National Highway was closed after landslides on April 6, and schools in the Kashmir Valley have been closed until April 9, following rain and fresh snowfall. (Tauseef MUSTAFA / AFP)

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