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The week in 33 photos

Updated 10:40 AM ET, Fri May 8, 2015
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Four-month-old Sonit Awal spent 22 hours buried under the rubble of his home in Bhaktapur after the Nepal earthquake, which hit on Saturday, April 25. Amul Thapa/KathmanduToday.com/AP
Jerrie Mckenny, left, and her sister, Tia Sexton, embrace as people sing the hymn "Amazing Grace" on Tuesday, April 28, in Baltimore, in the aftermath of rioting following Monday's funeral for Freddie Gray, who died in police custody. People in cities across the United States have shown their support for protesters in Baltimore since then. Matt Rourke/AP
A sphynx cat touches noses with a judge in Romania on Sunday, April 26. More than 250 cats were entered in the Bucharest International Feline Competition. Vadim Ghirda/AP
A New Zealand soldier takes part in a Spirit of Place Ceremony on April 25, marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Gallipoli, at Anzac Cove in Turkey. In 1915, Allied troops waded ashore on the Gallipoli Peninsula at the start of an ill-fated land campaign to wrest the Dardanelles Strait from the Ottoman Empire. The disastrous World War I battle pitted troops from Australia, Britain, France and New Zealand against Ottoman forces backed by Germany. Niall Carson/Pool/Getty Images
A fire started by rioters burns on Piedmont Avenue in the early morning on Tuesday, April 28, in Baltimore. Robert Stolarik/The New York Times/Redux
The villages of Sindhupalchok district are left damaged on Wednesday, April 29, from a magnitude-7.8 earthquake that rocked Nepal on Saturday, April 25. According to Nepal's National Emergency Operation Center, 1,376 people were killed in Sindhupalchok district. More than 5,000 people were confirmed dead as of Thursday, and the death toll is expected to rise. NARENDRA SHRESTHA/EPA/Landov
Iraqi soldiers fire their weapons toward ISIS group positions in the Garma district, west of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, on Sunday, April 26. Pro-government forces say they have recently made advances on areas held by Islamist jihadists. Iraqi security forces control pockets of territory in Anbar, a vast desert province that stretches from the borders with Syria, Jordan and Saudi Arabia to the western approaches to Baghdad. Related: The ISIS terror threat AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images
British Prime Minister David Cameron, left, and former British Foreign Secretary William Hague address supporters during a campaign event in Lincoln, England, on April 24. Cameron, the Conservative Party leader, became Prime Minister in a coalition government with the Liberal Democrats following the 2010 general election. New elections will be held on May 7. TOBY MELVILLE/AFP/Getty Images
President Barack Obama speaks next to comedian Keegan-Michael Key, who is playing Luther, "Obama's anger translator," on Saturday, April 25, at the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington. YURI GRIPAS/AFP/Getty Images
People swim in the sea in Havana on Tuesday, April 28. Alexandre Meneghini/Reuters/Landov
Armenian clerics stand next to the remains of people at the Armenian Martyrs memorial near Beirut, Lebanon, on Friday, April 24, during the 100th anniversary of the mass killing of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire. WAEL HAMZEH/EPA/Landov
A demonstrator throws a stone at Burundi riot police on Wednesday, April 29, as a Burundi military truck drives by in Bujumbura. Protesters took to the streets again, angry over the Burundian president's bid for a third term in office. Jerome Delay/AP
Brintha Sukumaran, center, the sister of death row prisoner Myuran Sukumaran, cries on Tuesday, April 28, upon arrival to the port that connects to the prison island of Nusa Kambangan in Java, Indonesia. Indonesia executed eight convicted drug smugglers, including Sukumaran, an Australian citizen. Tatan Syuflana/AP
A baby giraffe wiggles her ears at the zoo in Erfurt, Germany, on Monday, April 27. The baby was born on March 25. Jens Meyer/AP
A family mourns the loss of relatives after a bombing in Aleppo on Wednesday, April 29. Activists say forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad dropped a barrel bomb. Hosam Katan/Reuters/Landov
Artist Kaya Mar poses for photographs on Monday, April 27, with his painting entitled "Saint Kate" across the street from St. Mary's Hospital in London, where Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, is expected to give birth to her second child. Matt Dunham/AP
Sumo wrestlers from Onoe stable hold up crying babies during a "Baby-cry Sumo" event at the Yukigaya Hachiman shrine in Tokyo on Wednesday, April 29. Around 100 babies younger than a year old took part in the annual baby crying contest. TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images
Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood gather in the El-Mataria neighborhood of Cairo on Friday, April 24, to protest the 20-year sentence for ousted president Mohamed Morsy and verdicts against other prominent figures of the Brotherhood. Morsy was convicted on charges of violence and inciting violence and sentenced to prison for the torture of protesters outside the presidential palace in December 2012. Belal Darder/AP
People dance in the street on Tuesday, April 28, in Baltimore. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard on Monday night when protests turned into riots. Matt Rourke/AP
A line of fire crosses a forest near Chernobyl, Ukraine, on Tuesday, April 28. Andrew Kravchenko/Pool/AP
Charles, Prince of Wales, plays table tennis on Wednesday, April 29, during the official opening of a new sports center in Cumnock, Scotland. Danny Lawson/PA Photos/Landov
Queen Maxima of the Netherlands takes part in the King's Day, a national holiday held in honor of the Netherlands' monarch, King Willem-Alexander, in Dordrecht, on Monday, April 27. Phil Nijhuis/Pool/AP
Residents recover personal belongings in the rubble of their destroyed home in Bhaktapur, Nepal, on Wednesday, April 29. Daniel Berehulak/The New York Times/Redux
A woman prays in front of her son's grave during the Day of Missing Persons ceremony, in the village of Meje, Kosovo, on Monday, April 27. Each year, this day marks the day of missing people from the 1998-99 war between Serb forces and Albanian guerrillas. VALDRIN XHEMAJ/EPA/Landov
A community organizer later identified as Joseph Kent paces in front of riot police with his hands up during a curfew in Baltimore on Tuesday, April 28. Moments later, he was seen live on CNN being arrested by police. His lawyer said Thursday morning that his client had been released from jail. JOHN TAGGART/EPA/Landov
Supporters of same-sex marriage gather outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, April 28, in Washington. The court is hearing arguments on whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to wed. MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images
Former British police officer Swasie Turner abseils in a wheelchair down the bastions of Valletta, Malta, on Monday, April 27. Turner has wheeled himself more than 38,000 miles and raised more than $1.5 million for charity since 1997 after losing his wife to cancer, according to local media. Darrin Zammit Lupi/Reuters/Landov
Mount Sinabung erupts in North Sumatra, Indonesia, on Tuesday, April 28. Related: Recently active volcanoes Tibta Pangin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
Inmates gather on the roof to protest against overcrowding in a prison in Caracas, Venezuela, on Monday, April 27. Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters/Landov
Orioles first baseman Chris Davis hits a three-run home run in the bottom of the first inning to an empty Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Wednesday, April 29. The baseball game was played in a stadium closed to the public after the riots in Baltimore. Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post/Getty Images
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch embraces Vice President Joe Biden after being sworn in as the 83rd U.S. attorney general on Monday, April 27, at the Department of Justice in Washington. Lynch replaces Eric Holder. She is the country's first African-American woman to serve in the role, and her nomination was held up more than five months in the Senate. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg/Getty Images
German Chancellor Angela Merkel feeds a lemur that is sitting on her shoulder during her visit at the bird park in Marlow, Germany, on Thursday, April 30. Merkel was scheduled to open the enclosure for penguins in the bird park. Jens Buettner/dpa/AP
A French journalist climbs into the Cu Chi tunnel network through a hole camouflaged on the jungle floor during a guided tour outside Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday, April 28. The 124-mile underground tunnel network includes sections for living, dining, meeting and fighting and was used during the Vietnam War, which ended 40 years ago on April 30. See last week in 37 photos Kham/Reuters/Landov