From Lotus Lantern parade to unrest in Venezuela: 20 amazing photos of the week

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Buddhist believers carrying lanterns march during a Lotus Lantern parade in celebration of the upcoming birthday of Buddha in Seoul, South Korea on April 29, 2017. (Kim Hong-Ji / REUTERS)

Buddhist believers carrying lanterns march during a Lotus Lantern parade in celebration of the upcoming birthday of Buddha in Seoul, South Korea on April 29, 2017. (Kim Hong-Ji / REUTERS)

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The military police shoot against protesters during the nationwide strike called by unions opposing austerity reforms in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on April 28, 2017. Major transportation networks schools and banks were partially shut down across much of Brazil on Friday in what protesters called a general strike against austerity reforms in Latin America's biggest country. (YASUYOSHI CHIBA / AFP)

The military police shoot against protesters during the nationwide strike called by unions opposing austerity reforms in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on April 28, 2017. Major transportation networks schools and banks were partially shut down across much of Brazil on Friday in what protesters called a general strike against austerity reforms in Latin America's biggest country. (YASUYOSHI CHIBA / AFP)

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A worker cleans garbage with a boat in the canals of Amsterdam, on April 28, 2017, a day after Kings Day was celebrated. (Bas Czerwinski / AFP)

A worker cleans garbage with a boat in the canals of Amsterdam, on April 28, 2017, a day after Kings Day was celebrated. (Bas Czerwinski / AFP)

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A displaced Syrian child, who fled the countryside surrounding the Islamic State (IS) group stronghold of Raqa, plays with a glass cup at a temporary camp in the village of Ain Issa on April 28, 2017. (DELIL SOULEIMAN / AFP)

A displaced Syrian child, who fled the countryside surrounding the Islamic State (IS) group stronghold of Raqa, plays with a glass cup at a temporary camp in the village of Ain Issa on April 28, 2017. (DELIL SOULEIMAN / AFP)

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A patient with cholera is treated moments before his death at the temporary specialized hospital in Mingkaman, a camp for the Internally displaced people (IDPs) on April 26, 2017, in the Eastern Lakes States. Many of the displaced people have crosssed the Nile to reach the Mingkaman camp from neighbouring states. (AFP)

A patient with cholera is treated moments before his death at the temporary specialized hospital in Mingkaman, a camp for the Internally displaced people (IDPs) on April 26, 2017, in the Eastern Lakes States. Many of the displaced people have crosssed the Nile to reach the Mingkaman camp from neighbouring states. (AFP)

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France's Kristina Mladenovic in action against Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro during their quarterfinal match at the WTA Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart, south-western Germany, on April 28, 2017. (THOMAS KIENZLE / AFP)

France's Kristina Mladenovic in action against Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro during their quarterfinal match at the WTA Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart, south-western Germany, on April 28, 2017. (THOMAS KIENZLE / AFP)

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This US Air Force hand-out photo shows an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile launches during an operational test at 12:03 a.m., PDT, on April 26,2017 from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. The Minuteman system has been in service for 60 years. Through continuous upgrades, including new production versions, improved targeting systems, and enhanced accuracy, today's Minuteman system remains state-of-the art and is capable of meeting all modern challenges. (AFP)

This US Air Force hand-out photo shows an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile launches during an operational test at 12:03 a.m., PDT, on April 26,2017 from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. The Minuteman system has been in service for 60 years. Through continuous upgrades, including new production versions, improved targeting systems, and enhanced accuracy, today's Minuteman system remains state-of-the art and is capable of meeting all modern challenges. (AFP)

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South Korean K-136 Kooryong 130mm 36-round multiple rocket launch system firing rockets during a media day presentation of a joint live firing drill between South Korea and the US at the Seungjin Fire Training Field in Pocheon, 65 kms northeast of Seoul. (JUNG Yeon-Je / AFP)

South Korean K-136 Kooryong 130mm 36-round multiple rocket launch system firing rockets during a media day presentation of a joint live firing drill between South Korea and the US at the Seungjin Fire Training Field in Pocheon, 65 kms northeast of Seoul. (JUNG Yeon-Je / AFP)

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Brazilian Indians from diverse ethnic groups clash with police during their annual march for their rights, in Brasilia, on April 25, 2017. (EVARISTO SA / AFP)

Brazilian Indians from diverse ethnic groups clash with police during their annual march for their rights, in Brasilia, on April 25, 2017. (EVARISTO SA / AFP)

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Opposition activists clash with riot police during a protest march in Caracas on April 26, 2017. Protesters in Venezuela plan a high-risk march against President Maduro Wednesday, sparking fears of fresh violence after demonstrations that have left 26 dead in the crisis-wracked country. (JUAN BARRETO / AFP)

Opposition activists clash with riot police during a protest march in Caracas on April 26, 2017. Protesters in Venezuela plan a high-risk march against President Maduro Wednesday, sparking fears of fresh violence after demonstrations that have left 26 dead in the crisis-wracked country. (JUAN BARRETO / AFP)

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A cleaner sweeps in front of police standing in formation near the venue of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit off Manila Bay on April 26, 2017. Firebrand Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is set to enjoy much-wanted foreign support for his deadly drug war when he hosts Southeast Asian leaders at the Manila summit this week, observers say. (Noel CELIS / AFP)

A cleaner sweeps in front of police standing in formation near the venue of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit off Manila Bay on April 26, 2017. Firebrand Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is set to enjoy much-wanted foreign support for his deadly drug war when he hosts Southeast Asian leaders at the Manila summit this week, observers say. (Noel CELIS / AFP)

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A street artist performs with soap bubbles at Rossio square in downtown Lisbon, Portugal April 28, 2017. (Rafael Marchante / REUTERS)

A street artist performs with soap bubbles at Rossio square in downtown Lisbon, Portugal April 28, 2017. (Rafael Marchante / REUTERS)

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A young man rides a bike on Meireles Beach in Fortaleza, Brazil April 28, 2017. (Paulo Whitaker / REUTERS)

A young man rides a bike on Meireles Beach in Fortaleza, Brazil April 28, 2017. (Paulo Whitaker / REUTERS)

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The Atlantica SuperSplash of MACK Rides is pictured at the theme park EUROPA PARK in Rust near Freiburg, Germany April 28, 2017. (Ralph Orlowski / REUTERS)

The Atlantica SuperSplash of MACK Rides is pictured at the theme park EUROPA PARK in Rust near Freiburg, Germany April 28, 2017. (Ralph Orlowski / REUTERS)

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Workers and wine growers light heaters early in the morning, to protect vineyards from frost damage outside Chablis, France April 28, 2017. (Christian Hartmann / REUTERS)

Workers and wine growers light heaters early in the morning, to protect vineyards from frost damage outside Chablis, France April 28, 2017. (Christian Hartmann / REUTERS)

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A U.S. Navy MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter from the "Blue Hawks" of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 78 fires chaff flares during a training exercise near the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) in the Philippine Sea April 24, 2017. Picture taken April 24, 2017. U.S. Navy/Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Sean M. (REUTERS)

A U.S. Navy MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter from the "Blue Hawks" of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 78 fires chaff flares during a training exercise near the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) in the Philippine Sea April 24, 2017. Picture taken April 24, 2017. U.S. Navy/Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Sean M. (REUTERS)

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Ice formations are seen on the Andes mountains in Argentina's San Juan province, April 26, 2017. (Marcos Brindicci / REUTERS)

Ice formations are seen on the Andes mountains in Argentina's San Juan province, April 26, 2017. (Marcos Brindicci / REUTERS)

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Iraqi paramilitary troops fire towards Islamic State militants during a battle with Islamic State militants on the outskirts of the ancient city of Hatra, south of Mosul, Iraq April 27, 2017. (REUTERS)

Iraqi paramilitary troops fire towards Islamic State militants during a battle with Islamic State militants on the outskirts of the ancient city of Hatra, south of Mosul, Iraq April 27, 2017. (REUTERS)

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Explosions are seen at a target, during a U.S.-South Korea joint live-fire military exercise, at a training field, near the demilitarized zone, separating the two Koreas in Pocheon, South Korea April 21, 2017. Picture taken on April 21, 2017. (Kim Hong-Ji / REUTERS)

Explosions are seen at a target, during a U.S.-South Korea joint live-fire military exercise, at a training field, near the demilitarized zone, separating the two Koreas in Pocheon, South Korea April 21, 2017. Picture taken on April 21, 2017. (Kim Hong-Ji / REUTERS)

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Ramu, a pet monkey, jumps as his handler bathes in the waters of the Ganges River, on a hot summer day, in Kolkata, India April 26, 2017. (Rupak De Chowdhuri / REUTERS)

Ramu, a pet monkey, jumps as his handler bathes in the waters of the Ganges River, on a hot summer day, in Kolkata, India April 26, 2017. (Rupak De Chowdhuri / REUTERS)

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