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REWIND: The best PHOTOS of the week gone by

Last updated on: April 2, 2011 10:31 IST

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We bring you a presentation of some of the best photos from around the world in the last week

Severe weather moves in over the vehicle assembly building at the Kennedy Space Centre in Cape Canaveral, Florida, on March 31

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Photographs: Scott Audette/Reuters
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A man mourns the death of his father at the site of a suicide attack targeting Jamiat-e-Ulema-e-Islam (JUI) party head Fazl-ur-Rehman in Charsadda on March 31. Rehman, a prominent Islamist politician, narrowly escaped the assassination attempt on Thursday when a suspected suicide bomber blew himself up near his car in Pakistan's northwestern town of Charsadda, killing at least 11 people, government officials and aides said.


Photographs: Fayaz Aziz/Reuters
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A Palestinian protester throws back a tear gas grenade, which was shot towards demonstrators by Israeli security forces, during clashes at a rally against the controversial Israeli barrier in the West Bank village of Bilin near Ramallah


Photographs: Mohamad Torokman/Reuters
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People look at a crack in the road, caused by March 24's earthquake, in Tarlay March 26. At least 74 people were killed in the strong earthquake that struck Myanmar, state media said, while a series of aftershocks have caused panic but only limited damage in Thailand and Laos


Photographs: Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters
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A child holds bullets picked from the ground, in Rounyn, a village located about 15 km north of Shangil Tobaya, North Darfur March 27.

Darfur has been hit by sporadic fighting almost eight years after mostly non-Arab rebels took up arms against the government, accusing it of marginalising Darfur.

Violence, while down from the mass killings seen at the start of the conflict, has risen over the past year after rebels walked out of floundering peace talks and one insurgent force, which had signed an accord with Khartoum, went back to fighting


Photographs: Albert Gonzalez Farran/UNAMID/Handout/Reuters
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Supporters of Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh stand on a mounted road signboard during a rally in Sanaa


Photographs: Khaled Abdullah/Reuters
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A woman reacts while using a mobile phone as she looks at her house destroyed by the earthquake and tsunami in Kessenuma town, in Miyagi prefecture March 28. Japan appeared resigned to a long fight to contain the world's most dangerous atomic crisis in 25 years after high radiation levels complicated work at its crippled nuclear plant


Photographs: Carlos Barria/Reuters
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Fans watch and take photos of Rafael Nadal (R), of Spain as he towels off after defeating compatriot Feliciano Lopez at the Sony Ericsson Open tennis tournament in Key Biscayne, Florida March 28


Photographs: Hans Deryk/Reuters
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A member of a Red Cross team walks in front of a boat sitting atop a building in Otsuchi in northern Japan more than two weeks after the area was devastated by a magnitude 9.0 earthquake and tsunami, on March 28.


Photographs: Damir Sagolj/Reuters
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Vehicles sit atop a devastated home for elderly people in Yamada, Iwate Prefecture in northern Japan more than two weeks after the area was devastated by a magnitude 9.0 earthquake and tsunami, on March 28.


Photographs: Damir Sagolj/Reuters
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A fire bomb explodes in front of riot police during clashes in the town of Keratea near Athens, March 29. Greek police clashed with residents protesting against the planned construction of a landfill dump close to an archaeological site near Athens, officials said.


Photographs: John Kolesidis/Reuters
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A worker in the non-profit sector, which includes nurses and social workers, throws his shoes onto the steps of the stock exchange building, during a protest in Brussels on March 29. The non-profit sector, numbering some 450,000 people, is complaining about the absence of a new working agreement, partly the result of Belgium lacking a fully fledged government. 


Photographs: Thierry Roge/Reuters
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India's Harbhajan Singh celebrates the wicket of Pakistan's captain Shahid Afridi during their ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 semi-final match in Mohali on March 30. India scored a comfortable 29-run victory over its traditional rival.


Photographs: Adnan Abidi/Reuters
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Spain's Princess Letizia (L) looks on as a member of the honour guard is assisted after passing out during a parade before the arrival of Britain's Prince Charles at the Pardo Palace outside Madrid, on March 30. Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, are in Spain for an official visit.


Photographs: Andrea Comas/Reuters
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Lu Zhihao, 4, kicks a ball at a basketball court in Foshan, Guangdong province. Lu, who is 1.1m tall and weighs 62 kg, put on weight dramatically since his appetite grew when he was 3 months old. His worried parents took him to several hospitals, but the reason for his obesity remains unknown, though it is possibly due to his dietary habit, according to local media. Picture taken March 28, 2011.


Photographs: Joe Tan/Reuters
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A fuel pump is defaced with a graffiti caricature of Muammar Gaddafi in the rebel-held town of Ajdabiyah March 31. Rebels massed outside Brega on Thursday and said their forces were still fighting Muammar Gaddafi's troops for control of the east Libya oil town. Some rebels had fallen back as far as Ajdabiyah, the gateway to the east.


Photographs: Finbarr O'Reilly/Reuters
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