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The week in 39 photos

Updated 6:52 AM ET, Mon March 28, 2016
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Two wounded women sit in the airport in Brussels, Belgium, after two explosions rocked the facility on Tuesday, March 22. A subway station in the city was also targeted in terrorist attacks that killed at least 35 people and injured hundreds more. Ketevan Kardava,/AP
A man stands with his dog Friday, March 18, during a competition at the Shanghai International Pet Expo in Shanghai, China. JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images
U.S. President Barack Obama, left, and first lady Michelle Obama, right, tango with dancers during a state dinner in Buenos Aires on Wednesday, March 23. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP
Rescuers on the Greek island of Lesbos try to revive an unconscious man who arrived on a dinghy with other migrants on Sunday, March 20. Hospital authorities later said the man, a Syrian, didn't survive. Europe's migration crisis in 25 photos ALKIS KONSTANTINIDIS/REUTERS/Newscom
A reveler's face is smeared with colored powder as he dances during Holi celebrations in Gauhati, India, on Thursday, March 24. The Holi festival of colors is a Hindu celebration marking the arrival of spring. Anupam Nath/AP
Radovan Karadzic, second from right, sits in a courtroom in The Hague, Netherlands, before he was sentenced to 40 years in prison on Thursday, March 24. Karadzic, nicknamed the "Butcher of Bosnia," was found guilty of genocide for the 1995 Srebrenica massacre. More than 7,000 Bosnian Muslims were executed by Bosnian Serb forces under Karadzic's command. Robin van Lonkhuijsen/Pool via AP
Riot police detain a pro-Kurdish demonstrator in Istanbul, where some people were celebrating the spring festival of Newroz despite a ban from the governorship on Sunday, March 20. MURAD SEZER/REUTERS/Newscom
Air Force One flies over a neighborhood in Havana, Cuba, before landing in the island country on Sunday, March 20. U.S. President Barack Obama visited Cuba with his wife and daughters. He became the first sitting President to visit since Calvin Coolidge in 1928. STRINGER/Newscom/REUTERS
On Wednesday, March 23, a day after the deadly bombings in Brussels, a vigil was held at the Place de la Bourse in the Belgian capital. "Everybody should come together and stay positive," said 28-year-old Anne Manteleers, right. Interactive: Faces of fear and hope in Brussels Frederik Buyckx/CNN
A runaway zebra is shot with tranquilizer darts at a golf course in Toki, Japan, on Wednesday, March 23. The zebra, which became a social-media sensation after its bid for freedom was broadcast on national TV, ran into a pond and died. Kyodo
Photographers take pictures of a Soyuz rocket on Saturday, March 19, as it takes off from Kazakhstan carrying three astronauts to the International Space Station. SHAMIL ZHUMATOV/Newscom/REUTERS
Penitents of the San Esteban brotherhood pose for a photo before taking part in a procession in Seville, Spain, on Tuesday, March 22. Christians around the world are observing Holy Week, which marks the last week of Lent and the beginning of Easter celebrations. MARCELO DEL POZO/Newscom/REUTERS
Authorities work at the site of a plane crash in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, on Sunday, March 20. A passenger jet from the United Arab Emirates crashed during a landing attempt, killing all 62 people aboard. MAXIM SHEMETOV/Newscom/REUTERS
Former talk-show host David Letterman looks a little different these days as he jogs in St. Barts, France, on Tuesday, March 22. AKM-GSI
The daughter of Avraham Goldman, a victim of a suicide bombing in Istanbul, mourns her father in Holon, Israel, on Monday, March 21. At least four people were killed and dozens were injured in the attack, which struck a busy tourist area in the Turkish capital. Ariel Schalit/AP
A man sits near the top of a sequoia tree in downtown Seattle on Wednesday, March 23. Authorities were alerted to the man on Tuesday morning, and he was still clinging to its branches nearly a day later. He eventually came down and was charged with malicious mischief, according to the Seattle Times. Elaine Thompson/AP
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, one of the country's largest pro-Israel lobbying groups, during an afternoon session in Washington on Monday, March 21. In his speech, Trump proclaimed that, "the days of treating Israel like a second-class citizen will end on day one" of his presidency. JOSHUA ROBERTS/Newscom/REUTERS
Police in Aceh, Indonesia, display tiger fur and bones they seized on Monday, March 21. The skeleton and skin are estimated to have a value of around $10,000 on the black market in Indonesia. Tigers are one of the endangered species that suffer the most from illegal wildlife trafficking in Indonesia. HOTLI SIMANJUNTAK/EPA
Trabant cars belonging to Ivailo Antov are piled together in Hotnica, Bulgaria, on Tuesday, March 22. Antov is trying to amass the world's largest collection of Trabants, which were produced in East Germany. He has 70 stored in his yard. VASSIL DONEV/EPA
Airline passengers brave blowing snow during a blizzard in Denver on Wednesday, March 23. Hundreds of flights were canceled. Andy Cross/Denver Post/Getty Images
Cuban President Raul Castro tries to lift up the arm of U.S. President Barack Obama at the end of a joint news conference in Havana, Cuba, on Monday, March 21. Ramon Espinosa/AP
The Eiffel Tower in Paris displays the colors of the Belgian flag after the terrorist attacks in Brussels on Tuesday, March 22. See more reaction from around the world Philippe Wojazer/REUTERS/Newscom
A Bactrian camel eats a carrot Sunday, March 20, at the Opel Zoo in Kronberg im Taunus, Germany. KAI PFAFFENBACH/REUTERS/Newscom
Police officers guard an entrance of a school during a raid in the Molenbeek neighborhood of Brussels, Belgium, on Friday, March 18. Belgian officials said they captured Salah Abdeslam, Europe's most-wanted fugitive who is a suspect in the Paris terror attacks. Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP
A boy watches a fire at a market in Mandalay, Myanmar, on Tuesday, March 22. Firefighters from all over Mandalay worked to extinguish the blaze. Hkun Lat/AP
Yana Rusakevich, an actress of the Belarus Free Theatre, performs in Minsk, Belarus, on Friday, March 18. TATYANA ZENKOVICH/EPA
A full moon is the backdrop for a plane flying into Newark, New Jersey, on Wednesday, March 23. Julio Cortez/AP
Catholic nuns from the Little Sisters of the Poor walk down the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, March 23. The group is challenging the government's new health-care regulations. Lawyers for the nuns and other religious nonprofits told the court that the so-called contraceptive mandate forces these groups to either violate their religious beliefs or pay ruinous fines. Mark Wilson/Getty Images
Vijay Parsana drinks milk from the teat of his cow Poonam in the Indian village of Ghuma on Wednesday, March 23. Parsana is marrying Poonam off to an ox named Arjun in an elaborate ceremony that highlights cows' revered status in Hindu-majority India. SAM PANTHAKY/AFP/Getty Images
A Chinese honor guard collects a flag in Beijing after a welcoming ceremony for German President Joachim Gauck on Monday, March 21. JASON LEE/REUTERS/Newscom
Richard Rosario has his handcuffs removed in a New York court after his murder conviction was overturned on Wednesday, March 23. Rosario, 40, spent 20 years in prison for a crime he said he did not commit. A judge freed him while prosecutors re-investigate his case. Mary Altaffer/AP
Competitors take part in the World Irish Dancing Championships in Glasgow, Scotland, on Wednesday, March 23. Press Association/Sipa USA
Former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan, second from left, appears in court Monday, March 21, after a jury in St. Petersburg, Florida, awarded him $115 million in an invasion-of-privacy suit. Hogan sued Gawker Media, saying the website invaded his privacy by publishing part of a sex tape in 2012. Dirk Shadd/The Tampa Bay Times/AP
With hooks pierced through the skin of his back, a devotee of the Hindu god Murugan pulls a car during the Panguni Uthiram festival in Jalandhar, India, on Wednesday, March 23. SHAMMI MEHRA/AFP/Getty Images
A Scottish Fold cat attends a cat exhibition in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, on Sunday, March 20. VYACHESLAV OSELEDKO/AFP/Getty Images
Nadezhda Savchenko, a Ukrainian pilot charged in the deaths of two Russian journalists, waves to journalists from a glass cage in Donetsk, Russia, on Monday, March 21. The next day she was found guilty and sentenced to 22 years in prison. Savchenko has said she did not kill anyone, maintaining she was kidnapped in Ukraine and brought across the border into Russia before being charged. She says her detention is politically motivated. Ivan Sekretarev/AP
U.S. Marines carry the remains of Staff Sgt. Louis Cardin at an Air Force base in Dover, Delaware, on Monday, March 21. Cardin, a 27-year-old from Temecula, California, was killed by an ISIS rocket attack in northern Iraq, according to the Defense Department. Cliff Owen/AP
Supporters of Guy Brice Parfait Kolelas, a presidential candidate in the Republic of Congo, demonstrate outside the candidate's headquarters in Brazzaville on Wednesday, March 23. Incumbent Sassou Nguesso was re-elected. EDUARDO SOTERAS/AFP/Getty Images
A dinosaur balloon floats through Petah Tikva, Israel, during a parade for the Jewish holiday of Purim on Thursday, March 24. See last week in 34 photos Oded Balilty/AP