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The week in 36 photos

Published 6:53 AM ET, Fri April 1, 2016
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Women try to comfort a mother whose son was killed in a bombing in Lahore, Pakistan, on Sunday, March 27. A splinter group of the Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the deadly attack, saying it had targeted Christians. K.M. Chaudary/AP
A body of a drowned migrant lies in the sand in Tripoli, Libya, on Tuesday, March 29. A boat sank off Tripoli's coast in mid-March. Mohame Ben Khalifa/AP
People in Janesville, Wisconsin, protest an appearance by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Tuesday, March 29. Trump's rallies have attracted huge crowds as well as protests across the country. Nam Y. Huh/AP
U.S. President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, read a book to children at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on Monday, March 28. JONATHAN ERNST/REUTERS/Newscom
People watch a show at Dinosaur Planet, a new theme park in Bangkok, Thailand, on Monday, March 28. LILLIAN SUWANRUMPHA/AFP/Getty Images
Hazem Abu Bakr, a crew member of a hijacked EgyptAir flight, embraces a passenger, left, after they arrived at Cairo International Airport on Tuesday, March 29. A man who officials described as "unstable" held the plane hostage with a fake explosive belt, forcing it to divert to Cyprus. The incident ended peacefully and the authorities took the hijacker into custody. Mohamed Abd El Ghany/REUTERS/Newscom
Smoke rises in Palmyra, Syria, where the Syrian army was battling ISIS militants on Friday, March 25. Syrian forces recaptured the city a couple days later. It had been in ISIS hands for months. Valery Sharifulin/TASS/Getty Images
Contestants react during the "Bottle Kicking Match" that traditionally takes place near Hallaton, England, on the day after Easter. The game involves teams crossing farmland, ditches and barbed-wire fences as they try to score a goal with a wooden keg. OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images
Rescue workers and volunteers try to free people who are trapped under a collapsed overpass in Kolkata, India, on Thursday, March 31. More than a dozen people are dead and many more are missing after the overpass, which was under construction, collapsed in a congested area of the city. Debajyoti Chakraborty/NurPhoto/ZUMA Press
Members of the Nazarenos brotherhood take part in a Good Friday procession March 25 in Zipaquira, Colombia. See more photos from Holy Week JOHN VIZCAINO/REUTERS/Newscom
A man waits to enter a free Rolling Stones concert in Havana, Cuba, on Friday, March 25. Hundreds of thousands of people attended the show. Desmond Boylan/AP
Doug Ford cries into his mother's coat as he watches the casket of his father, former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, being placed into a hearse on Wednesday, March 30. Rob Ford died of cancer at the age of 46. Chris Young/The Canadian Press/AP
Right-wing protesters trample over flowers and candles in Brussels, Belgium, as they interrupt a vigil held Sunday, March 27, for victims of the recent terror attacks. The protesters raised their arms in Nazi salutes and shouted anti-immigrant slogans. Mourners countered the chants with their own: "No to hatred" and "We are all the sons of immigrants." Adam Berry/Getty Images
Children dive in a puddle of colored water during Holi celebrations in Mathura, India, on Saturday, March 26. The Holi festival of colors is a Hindu celebration marking the arrival of spring. Prabhat Kumar Verma/ZUMA Press/Corbis
A reporter parks his car, covered in gold wrapping paper, next to a fleet of gold-painted luxury cars in London on Wednesday, March 30. The luxury cars, valued at more than $1.8 million, were thought to belong to a young Saudi man who was visiting the city. Tolga Akmen/REX/AP
Israeli soldiers rest during an exercise near Regavim, Israel, on Tuesday, March 29. The infantry battalion "Bardelas" ("Cheetah") recently became the third Israeli army battalion to let women fight alongside men. ABIR SULTAN/EPA
A military flyby in Dublin, Ireland, commemorates the 100th anniversary of the country's Easter Rising rebellion on Sunday, March 27. CLODAGH KILCOYNE/REUTERS/Newscom
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, a Republican presidential candidate, laughs at a poster while speaking a town-hall event in Madison, Wisconsin, on Wednesday, March 30. Darren Hauck/Getty Images
Fire engulfs a high-rise residential building in Ajman, United Arab Emirates, on Tuesday, March 29. The blaze was extinguished and no major casualties were reported. Kamran Jebreili/AP
A North Korean defector threw a balloon containing colored liquid at this portrait of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a rally in Seoul, South Korea, on Wednesday, March 30. Ahn Young-joon/AP
The wreckage of an airplane lies in a field in Havre-aux-Maison, Quebec, on Tuesday, March 29. Former Canadian Parliamentarian Jean Lapierre and several members of his family were among seven people killed in the crash, according to a law enforcement official. They were on their way to the funeral of Lapierre's father. David Noel/The Canadian Press/AP
U.S. Army veteran Jim Latham looks down at the hat that he would carry at a Vietnam event in Memphis, Tennessee, on Tuesday, March 29. Latham held the hat for a ceremony honoring prisoners of war and those listed as missing in action. Jim Weber/The Commercial Appeal/AP
A ranger of the Kenya Wildflife Service shoots Mohawk the lion after the lion escaped from a park and pounced on a man in Nairobi, Kenya, on Wednesday, March 30. The lion's death sparked an outcry among Kenyans, who used the hashtag #JusticeforMohawk to ask why rangers did not tranquilize him instead. Kenya Wildlife Service spokesman Paul Udoto said rangers shot the lion to save lives before veterinarians could arrive with tranquilizers. "This action was taken as a last resort after an escalation of the situation and a concern for public safety," the Kenya Wildlife Service said. The man who was attacked was hospitalized with deep lacerations and bruises. STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images
Supporters of former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh climb pillars of the Unknown Soldier Monument during a rally in Sanaa, Yemen, on Saturday, March 26. The rally marked the one-year anniversary of Saudi-led airstrikes in the country. KHALED ABDULLAH/REUTERS/Newscom
Trainer Catrina Bloomquist works with Nav, a rescued California sea lion, at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta on Monday, March 28. Nav and other sea lions are part of a new exhibit at the aquarium. David Goldman/AP
Police officers in San Cristobal, Venezuela, react after their colleague was run over by a bus during a protest on Tuesday, March 29. Two police officers were killed when they were hit by a bus driven by men protesting an increase in the price of public transportation. Carlos Eduardo Ramirez/REUTERS/Newscom
Nekima Levy-Pounds, president of the Minneapolis chapter of the NAACP, cries during a news conference on Wednesday, March 30. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced Wednesday that no charges would be filed against two white police officers in the fatal shooting of a black man, Jamar Clark, in November. Investigators concluded the officers acted in self-defense, Freeman said. Some community activists in Minneapolis said they don't accept the prosecutor's decision, and protesters rallied in the streets. Jerry Holt/Star Tribune/AP
A man rows a boat as another man rests in Allahabad, India, on Tuesday, March 29. Ritesh Shukla/NurPhoto/Corbis
Members of the Georgia House of Representatives throw papers in the air on Friday, March 25 -- the final day of the General Assembly in Atlanta. Jason Getz/AP
Workers in San Diego plan their next move as they transport a house on Monday, March 28. MIKE BLAKE/REUTERS/Newscom
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, who is seeking the Democratic Party's presidential nomination, smiles at a bird after it landed on his podium in Portland, Oregon, on Friday, March 25. Steve Dykes/AP
Gang members are guarded by police as they arrive at a jail in Quezaltepeque, El Salvador, on Tuesday, March 29. Jose Cabezas/REUTERS/Newscom
A police helicopter flies above a burst water main in Halewood, England, on Thursday, March 31. The water reached heights of around 120 feet. Peter Byrne/PA Wire/ZUMA Press
Children are escorted away from the U.S. Capitol after reports of gunfire on Monday, March 28. A man was shot by Capitol Police after he pulled out what appeared to be a weapon at the Capitol Visitor Center, law enforcement officials said. Cliff Owen/AP
Pope Francis prays at St. Peter's Basilica during a Vatican celebration on Friday, March 25. ALESSANDRO BIANCHI/REUTERS/Newscom
Migrants gather for a party at the border station of Idomeni, Greece, on Sunday, March 27. See last week in 39 photos Darko Vojinovic/AP