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REWIND: Top photos of the week that was

April 24, 2017 10:17 IST

Missed out on last week's big stories? 

Here's a glimpse of all that happened around the world last week in images. 

An injured demonstrator is been helped by another protester after clashing with riot police during the so-called "mother of all marches" against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela. Photograph: Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters

Photographers take pictures as the Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft carrying the crew of Jack Fischer of the US and Fyodor Yurchikhin of Russia blasts off to the International Space Station from the launchpad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. Photograph: Shamil Zhumatov/Reuters

Ameen Mukdad, a violinist from Mosul who lived under the Islamic State's rule for two and a half years where they destroyed his musical instruments, performs at Nabi Yunus shrine in eastern Mosul, Iraq. Photograph: Muhammad Hamed/Reuters

-- The Mosul violinist who defied Islamic State

 

Conservative demonstrators and opposition protesters against US President Donald Trump fight during a Patriots Day Free Speech Rally in Berkeley, California. Photograph: Stephen Lam/Reuters

California "weed nun" Christine Meeusen, 57, and India Delgado, who goes by the name Sister Eevee, smoke a joint at Sisters of the Valley near Merced, California, US. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

 

-- Welcome to the International Church of Cannabis

 

Men share an ice-cream in Pyongyang, North Korea. Photograph: Damir Sagolj/Reuters

US President Donald Trump salutes a member of the military who had just sung the US national anthem as he stands with a performer in an Easter Bunny costume at the White House Easter Egg Roll on the Truman Balcony of the White House in Washington. Photograph: Joshua Roberts/Reuters

Hindu Yuva Vahini member Kusum Singh, 30, poses inside the vigilante group's office in the city of Unnao, India. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

 

-- Inside Yogi's Hindu Yuva Vahini

 

Supporters of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan wave national flags during a rally for the upcoming referendum in Konya, Turkey. Photograph: Umit Bektas/Reuters

-- Erdogan clinches victory in Turkish constitutional referendum

Residents view the first iceberg of the season as it passes the South Shore, also known as "Iceberg Alley", near Ferryland Newfoundland, Canada. Photograph: Greg Locke/Reuters