Photos of the week: COVID-19 measures; Christchurch shootings a year on

Activists of the National Corps political party demonstrate in front of the Ukrainian parliament building -- demanding to quarantine lawmakers amid COVID-19 concerns and members of the Tu Tangata motorcycle club perform haka to commemorate a year of the Chirstchurch shootings-- a roundup of top photos from the world.

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Activists of the National Corps political party are seen wearing protective gear as they take part in a rally demanding to quarantine lawmakers amid coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns, in front of the Ukrainian parliament building in Kiev. (Valentyn Ogirenko / REUTERS)

Activists of the National Corps political party are seen wearing protective gear as they take part in a rally demanding to quarantine lawmakers amid coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns, in front of the Ukrainian parliament building in Kiev. (Valentyn Ogirenko / REUTERS)

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Members of the Tu Tangata motorcycle club perform a haka outside the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand on March 15. A national memorial to commemorate the 51 people who were killed last year when a gunman attacked two mosques has been cancelled due to coronavirus concerns. (Mark Baker / AP)

Members of the Tu Tangata motorcycle club perform a haka outside the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand on March 15. A national memorial to commemorate the 51 people who were killed last year when a gunman attacked two mosques has been cancelled due to coronavirus concerns. (Mark Baker / AP)

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Two women observe social distancing measures as they speak to each other from adjacent park benches amid the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, in the centre of York, northern England. (Oli Scarff / AFP)

Two women observe social distancing measures as they speak to each other from adjacent park benches amid the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, in the centre of York, northern England. (Oli Scarff / AFP)

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Veselin Mareshki, leader of Bulgarian party Volya (Will), and a deputy from his party wear protective suits during a debate in the parliament in Sofia. (Dimitar Kyosemarliev / REUTERS)

Veselin Mareshki, leader of Bulgarian party Volya (Will), and a deputy from his party wear protective suits during a debate in the parliament in Sofia. (Dimitar Kyosemarliev / REUTERS)

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People sit on designated areas decided by red cross marks to ensure social distancing inside a light rapid transit train in Palembang, South Sumatra amid COVID-19 outbreak. (Abdul Qodir / AFP)

People sit on designated areas decided by red cross marks to ensure social distancing inside a light rapid transit train in Palembang, South Sumatra amid COVID-19 outbreak. (Abdul Qodir / AFP)

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Artists perform under a billboard displaying thanks to health care workers due to COVID-19 concerns in a sparsely populated Times Square, in New York. (AP / PTI)

Artists perform under a billboard displaying thanks to health care workers due to COVID-19 concerns in a sparsely populated Times Square, in New York. (AP / PTI)

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People gather near the site of an explosion in Lagos. An explosion hit Nigeria’s commercial capital of Lagos early Sunday, killing more than a dozen people. (AP / PTI)

People gather near the site of an explosion in Lagos. An explosion hit Nigeria’s commercial capital of Lagos early Sunday, killing more than a dozen people. (AP / PTI)

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Men cover their faces with plastic bags in response to the spreading coronavirus in Caracas, Venezuela. (Carlos Jasso / REUTERS)

Men cover their faces with plastic bags in response to the spreading coronavirus in Caracas, Venezuela. (Carlos Jasso / REUTERS)

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An aerial view shows a worker leaving chilies to dry on embankments of Jumna river in Bogra, Bangladesh. (Munir Uz Zaman / AFP)

An aerial view shows a worker leaving chilies to dry on embankments of Jumna river in Bogra, Bangladesh. (Munir Uz Zaman / AFP)

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Newlyweds Diego Fernandes and Deni Salgado kiss through protective face masks at a wedding ceremony with only witnesses and no guests, as public gatherings are banned as part of Italy’s lockdown measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease in Naples, Italy. (Ciro De Luca / REUTERS)

Newlyweds Diego Fernandes and Deni Salgado kiss through protective face masks at a wedding ceremony with only witnesses and no guests, as public gatherings are banned as part of Italy’s lockdown measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease in Naples, Italy. (Ciro De Luca / REUTERS)

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An Indonesian police sprays disinfectant at a local school in Palu, Central Sulawesi amid concerns of the coronavirus outbreak. (Muhammad Rifki / AFP)

An Indonesian police sprays disinfectant at a local school in Palu, Central Sulawesi amid concerns of the coronavirus outbreak. (Muhammad Rifki / AFP)

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A member of the health service at Txagorritxu hospital walks along the perimeter of the hospital in Vitoria, Spain. Spain will mobilize 200 billion euros or equivalent to one fifth of the country’s annual output in loans, credit guarantees and subsidies for workers and vulnerable citizens, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced Tuesday. (Alvaro Barrientos / AP)

A member of the health service at Txagorritxu hospital walks along the perimeter of the hospital in Vitoria, Spain. Spain will mobilize 200 billion euros or equivalent to one fifth of the country’s annual output in loans, credit guarantees and subsidies for workers and vulnerable citizens, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced Tuesday. (Alvaro Barrientos / AP)

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