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The week in 37 photos

Published 6:42 AM ET, Fri April 15, 2016
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A boy looks out of a bus window as migrants from Syria and Iraq are transferred to a facility in Skaramagas, Greece, on Monday, April 11. See Europe's migration crisis in 25 photos SIMELA PANTZARTZI/EPA
A man waves life jackets next to a "help" sign made up of palm fronds in this photo released by the U.S. Navy on Sunday, April 10. The Navy and Coast Guard rescued three castaways who had been stranded on Fanadik Island for three days. The remote Pacific island, part of the Federated States of Micronesia, is about 2,600 miles southwest of Honolulu. ENSIGN JOHN KNIGHT/AFP/Getty Images
Pope Francis wears a firefighter's helmet as he meets with Vatican firefighters on Wednesday, April 13. AP
A man in Erie, Pennsylvania, uses a garden hose to wet the side of his house as a warehouse fire rages behind him on Monday, April 11. Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News/AP
This new image, released Wednesday, April 13, by the European Southern Observatory, shows a concentration of galaxies known as the Fornax Cluster. Astronomers estimate that the center of the Fornax Cluster is 65 million light-years from Earth. See more wonders of the universe ESO
A chimpanzee screams at a worker in Sendai, Japan, after it climbed an electric pole to avoid being captured on Thursday, April 14. The chimp escaped from a zoo in Sendai and was on the loose for nearly two hours. Kyodo News/AP
The Colombian Navy intercepts a submersible, right, that was carrying 6 tons of cocaine between Colombia and Ecuador on Wednesday, April 13. COLOMBIAN NAVY/EPA
Britain's Prince William fires an arrow as his wife Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, watches in Paro, Bhutan, on Thursday, April 14. She also got to take part in the archery demonstration. See more photos of the royal couple's trip to Bhutan and India James Whatling/Splash News/Corbis
An officer with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police holds a hat during a funeral service for Const. Sarah Beckett on Tuesday, April 12. Beckett was killed when a pickup truck collided with her cruiser. She was 32. Chad Hipolito/The Canadian Press/AP
Security officers pull up protesting residents as houses were demolished in a slum area of Jakarta, Indonesia, on Monday, April 11. The government said the homes were illegally built in an area intended for commercial use. Hundreds of families accepted government terms to be moved to low-income housing. MAST IRHAM/EPA
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump tosses his coat during a rally in Rome, New York, on Tuesday, April 12. Mike Groll/AP
People walk along collapsed houses in Mashiki, Japan, on Friday, April 15. A magnitude-6.2 earthquake struck near Ueki, Japan, the U.S. Geological Survey said. Dozens of aftershocks followed. Ryosuke Uematsu/AP
Members of a military honor guard in Beijing prepare to welcome Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Thursday, April 14. NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images
Sen. Bernie Sanders and Sec. Hillary Clinton came out swinging in a fiery, high-stakes CNN debate on Thursday, April 14, as he cast doubt on her judgment and she criticized his command of policy and record on guns. David Hume Kennerly for CNN
Iraqi forces fire at ISIS positions in Besher, Iraq, as they try to regain control of the small town on Monday, April 11. See a timeline of the ISIS terror threat Anmar Khalil/AP
A woman pauses at a makeshift memorial near the spot where former pro football player Will Smith was fatally shot in New Orleans on Saturday, April 9. He was 34. Gerald Herbert/AP
U.S. President Barack Obama uses a 3-D-printed bubble wand, designed by 9-year-old Jacob Leggette, as he tours the White House Science Fair on Wednesday, April 13. Jacquelyn Martin/AP
Russian President Vladimir Putin, top left, takes citizens' questions during his annual question-and-answer session on Thursday, April 14. The televised event in Moscow lasted three and a half hours, and Putin addressed a variety of topics, including the Panama Papers, Syria, U.S. President Barack Obama and doping in sports. Mikhail Klimentyev/AP
NASA's only remaining space-shuttle external tank is transported to a dock in New Orleans on Sunday, April 10. The tank is going to the California Science Center in Los Angeles. Gerald Herbert/AP
NBA star Kobe Bryant waves to the crowd in Los Angeles before playing the final game of his 20-year career on Wednesday, April 13. Bryant, the third-leading scorer in NBA history, finished the game with 60 points and rallied the Lakers to a comeback victory against Utah. Mark J. Terrill/AP
Villagers wait for a polling station to open in Uchuraccay, Peru, on Sunday, April 10. Rodrigo Abd/AP
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, who is seeking the Democratic Party's presidential nomination, speaks during a campaign rally in New York's Washington Square on Wednesday, April 13. Mary Altaffer/AP
On Wednesday, April 13, U.S. military members in New Delhi pay final respects to what they believe are the remains of one or two crew members who crashed in a B-24 bomber during World War II. The plane was flying over the Himalayas when it went missing in 1944. Manish Swarup/AP
A torn rain poncho covers a T-shirt worn by a supporter of Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, Argentina's former President, outside a Buenos Aires courthouse on Wednesday, April 13. Fernandez refused to testify in a fraud investigation, and when she emerged from the courthouse she proclaimed she was the victim of political persecution. Natacha Pisarenko/AP
Rescuers in Dongguan, China, work at a construction site where a crane collapsed in high winds and killed at least 18 people on Wednesday, April 13. -/AFP/Getty Images
Parachutists land near Burglengenfeld, Germany, during a training exercise carried out by American, British and Italian soldiers on Tuesday, April 12. ARMIN WEIGEL/EPA
Children in Kabul, Afghanistan, ride a donkey cart past the site of a roadside bomb explosion on Monday, April 11. An Afghan official said at least one person was killed when a bomb ripped through a bus carrying employees of the Education Ministry. Rahmat Gul/AP
People in Paris take photos of "Judith Beheading Holofernes," a 400-year-old painting, on Tuesday, April 12. The painting, which is thought to be the work of Italian master Caravaggio, was found by accident in a house attic. Experts value it at around 120 million euros ($136 million). PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/Getty Images
Police detain one of the taxi drivers who blocked a Mexico City road to protest new driving restrictions on Wednesday, April 13. After the capital city experienced its worst air quality in more than a decade, it imposed temporary restrictions on all private vehicles. From now until June, drivers are banned from the road at least one weekday per week and one Saturday per month. Eduardo Verdugo/AP
A scavenger picks up trash from the overloaded Degayu Landfills in Pekalongan, Indonesia, on Thursday, April 14. Pradita Utana/NurPhoto/Sipa USA
A woman tests a virtual-reality game at a Tokyo shopping mall on Monday, April 11. CHRISTOPHER JUE/EPA
Matzo flour is dumped into a bowl at a Jerusalem bakery on Monday, April 11. Matzo, an unleavened flatbread, is a staple of the Jewish holiday Passover. ABIR SULTAN/EPA
Suspects accused of wire fraud are guarded on a plane as they arrive in Beijing on Wednesday, April 13. Yin Gang/Xinhua/AP
Revelers douse each other with water during the Songkran festival in Bangkok, Thailand, on Wednesday, April 13. Jason Corben/AP
A demonstrator in Paris walks on the Place de la Nation during clashes with riot police on Saturday, April 9. People across France were voicing their anger at labor reforms being championed by the government. Thibault Camus/AP
Lightning is seen over Gaza City during a late-night storm on Sunday, April 10. MOHAMMED ABED/AFP/Getty Images
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry puts his arm around Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida after G-7 foreign ministers laid wreaths at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, Japan, on Monday, April 11. Kerry is the first sitting secretary of state to visit the memorial. See last week in 33 photos Jonathan Ernst/AP