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Best Pix of the Week
From a new pope to a man on fire, here are the best pictures from around the world in the last week.
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A man prays as he touches a crucifix at La Candelaria church in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Latin Americans reacted with joy on Wednesday at news that Argentine Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio has become the first pope ever from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
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A horse runs in a pasture next to an old Israeli tank in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights on the border with Syria, Friday, March 8, 2013. Israel captured the Golan from Syria in 1967 Mideast war. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
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Indian army soldiers spit fire as they perform the mallakhamb, a traditional Indian gymnastic sport, during a display of skills at Officers Training Academy in Chennai, India, Friday, March 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Arun Sankar K.)
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French Breitling Jet Team comprising of 7 Aero L-39 Albatross planes perform stunts during their Southeast Asian Tour aerobatics showcase on Saturday March 9, 2013 in Singapore. This is the first stop of their tour and the team will be showcasing their aerobatics performances in other countries such as the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand.(AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
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A supporter of Venezuela's acting President Nicolas Maduro stands with his face painted in the colors of his nation's flag outside the national electoral council where Maduro registers his candidacy for president to replace late President Hugo Chavez in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, March 11, 2013. Presidential elections were announced to take place on April 14, after Maduro announced on March 5 that Chavez had died. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
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Artist Shasti O'Leary-Soudant adjusts the lighting for her photography and interactive installation "Let There Be Light!" at the Burchfield Penney Art Center in Buffalo, N.Y., Friday, March 8, 2013. The installation opens Friday, March 8, and runs through Sept. 29, 2013. (AP Photo/David Duprey)
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In a photo taken with a fisheye lens, crowds gather in St. Peter's Square to wait for the election of a new pope by the cardinals in conclave in the Sistine Chapel at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
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Tiger Woods' golf ball rest in a palm tree where it landed after his shot on the 17th hole during the third round of the Cadillac Championship golf tournament, Saturday, March 9, 2013 in Doral, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
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A fire still burns Wednesday, March 13, 2013, after a tugboat and barge hit a gas pipeline Tuesday evening in Perot Bay in Lafourche Parish, La., about 30 miles south of New Orleans. Coast Guard Cmdr. Russ Bowen said it appears the barge is intact and none of its cargo of crude oil was leaking, though there were patches of oily sheen in the area. The Coast Guard was investigating whether those sheens were related to the accident. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
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Homeless eat outside the Metropolitan Cathedral in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, March 14, 2013. Latin Americans reacted with joy on Wednesday at news that Pope Francis, Argentina's former cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, had become the first pope ever from the Americas. Many hope Francis will bring a familiar cultural warmth, while pushing the church to address a divisive gap between rich and poor in South America, the world's most Catholic continent. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
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One World Trade Center emerges from the clouds in the night sky in a photo made from a passing airplane, Monday, March 11, 2013 in New York. Construction continues on the office complex going up on the site of the original World Trade Center, which was destroyed in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. (AP Photo/Matthew Ziegler)
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Grounds crew workers take a break from repairing the field to watch a fireworks display following a spring training exhibition baseball game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Minnesota Twins, Wednesday, March 13, 2013, in Fort Myers, Fla. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
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Demonstrators march through the streets alongside police officers during a march following a vigil held for Kimani "Kiki" Gray in the East Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn, Wednesday, March 13, 2013, in New York. The 16-year-old was shot to death on a Brooklyn street last Saturday night by plainclothes police officers who claim the youth pointed a .38-caliber revolver at them. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
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The front page photo of the newly elected Pope Francis is displayed on a vendor's stand with a headline that reads in Spanish: "God is Argentine and so is the Pope," in downtown in Caracas,Venezuela, Thursday, March 14, 2013. Latin Americans reacted with joy on Wednesday at news that Argentina's former cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, who chose the name Pope Francis, had become the first pope ever from the Americas. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
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South Korean army soldiers patrol along a barbed-wire fence at sunset near the border village of Panmunjom, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, in Paju, north of Seoul, South Korea, Friday, March 15, 2013. Busloads of tourists still show up to gawk at the world's most heavily fortified border, even as governments on both sides threaten to reduce each other to rubble. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
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Cardinals attend a Mass for the election of a new pope celebrated by Cardinal Angelo Sodano inside St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican, Tuesday, March 12, 2013. Cardinals enter the Sistine Chapel on Tuesday to elect the next pope amid more upheaval and uncertainty than the Catholic Church has seen in decades: There's no front-runner, no indication how long voting will last and no sense that a single man has what it takes to fix the many problems. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
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A member from the production Le Noir performs at the Marina Bay Sands on Tuesday March 12, 2013 in Singapore. Le Noir has a crew of twenty cirque performers from around the world like Russia, Australia, Lithuania, Canada, Bulgaria who specialize in different acrobatic acts, some of which were formerly from the production Cirque du Soleil. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
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A River Safari keeper holds an oxygen supply tube in front of Pedro, a 34-year old Manatee mid-way through being transported from one enclosure to another on Wednesday March 13, 2013, in Singapore. The Singapore Zoo which currently houses a total of 11 Manatees is transferring them into their new enclosure at the newly completed Singapore River Safari, part of the city-state's Wildlife Reserves exhibition, as part of preparations for its opening this year. This is one of many up and coming tourist attractions in the city-state. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
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A soldier dressed as un usher, left, stands watch while delegates line up casting their vote during a plenary session of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing Friday, March 15, 2013. China named the Communist Party's No. 2 leader, Li Keqiang, premier on Friday as a long-orchestrated leadership transition nears its end, leaving the new leaders to confront uneven economic growth, unbridled corruption and a severely befouled environment that are stirring public discontent. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
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A 35-year-old deaf and mute woman threatens to take her life after climbing up the supports of a sculpture in Omonia Square, central Athens, on Monday, March 11, 2013. The woman, a single mother of two, was protesting serious delays in disability payments that have resulted from successive austerity measures in the crisis-hit country. The 35-year-old was later lifted to safety by firefighters using a crane. She had carried out a similar protest at the same spot three months ago. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
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In this Monday, March 11, 2013 photo, devotees throw turmeric powder as an offering to the shepherd god Khandoba on 'Somavati Amavasya' at the Jejuri temple in Pune district, Maharashtra state, India. 'Somavati Amavasya' is the day when a New Moon falls on a Monday. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)
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Pedestrians reflected in a puddle as they walk across a bridge of a public transport station at the district Friedrichshain in Berlin, Tuesday, March 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
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Three 2-month old Oriental Pied Hornbills are displayed at the Jurong Bird Park's Breeding and Research Center in Singapore, Friday March 8, 2013. These three birds were hatched after successful artificial incubation at the bird park when their eggs were rescued on an off-shore island in Singapore. This is all part of the park's efforts in preserving and educating the public about its wildlife and wildlife reserves.(AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
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White smoke emerges from the chimney on the roof of the Sistine Chapel, in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. The white smoke indicates that the new pope has been elected. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
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A woman holds up her rosary wrapped hand in praise in front of a statue of the Virgin Mary at Saint Yves Catholic church in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Thursday, March 14, 2013. Latin Americans reacted with joy on Wednesday at news that Pope Francis, Argentina's former cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, had become the first pope ever from the Americas. Francis began his first day as pope, on Thursday, making an early morning visit in a simple Vatican car to a Roman basilica dedicated to the Virgin Mary and prayed before an icon of the Madonna. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
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Afghan boys peer out from the trunk of a car as they get a ride through the center of Kabul, Friday, March 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)
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A Bahraini anti-government protester shouts anti-government slogans as she bangs on a tray during a protest in Sanabis, Bahrain, Tuesday, March 12, 2013. Protesters in opposition strongholds nationwide held noisy rallies Tuesday night, banging on drums, metal trays and pot lids to stir support for a planned "Dignity Strike" on Thursday - when government opponents refrain from going to work, school or shopping and close their stores. Graffiti on the wall includes images of jailed political leaders and reads: "Freedom or martyrdom," "Dignity Strike 2, our date is March 14," and "God is greater." (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)
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An Afghan National Army soldiers stands on the roof of a butcher's shop in the center of Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)
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A South Korean child holds a candle light during a rally denouncing the annual joint military exercises, dubbed Key Resolve and Foal Eagle, South Korea and the United States joint military exercise, in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, March 15, 2013. Pyongyang's most recent threats follow U.N. sanctions imposed last week over its third nuclear test, which it conducted Feb. 12. North Korea says ongoing annual U.S.-South Korean military drills are invasion rehearsals.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
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A Bahraini anti-government protester is engulfed in flames when a shot fired by riot police hit the petrol bomb in his hand that he was preparing to throw during clashes in Sanabis, Bahrain, Thursday, March 14, 2013. Protests and clashes erupted in opposition areas nationwide Thursday with government opponents observing a "Dignity Strike" _ blocking roads, closing shops, protesting and staying home from work and school _ called by the more radical February 14 youth group. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)
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In this Monday, March 11, 2013 photo, a devotee waits for a procession at the temple of the shepherd god Khandoba on 'Somavati Amavasya' at the Jejuri temple in Pune district, Maharashtra state, India. 'Somavati Amavasya' is the day when a New Moon falls on a Monday. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)
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A man rests next to a graffiti that reads in Spanish, "Is of the patriots," next to a stencil mural of Venezuela's late President Hugo Chavez in downtown Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, March 14, 2013. Venezuela's acting president said Wednesday that it is highly unlikely Hugo Chavez will be embalmed for permanent viewing because the decision to do so was made too late and the socialist leader's body was not properly prepared on time. Chavez died on March 5. The decision to preserve his body permanently was announced two days later. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
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A Bahraini anti-government protester is engulfed in flames when a shot fired by riot police hit the petrol bomb in his hand that he was preparing to throw during clashes in Sanabis, Bahrain, Thursday, March 14, 2013. Protests and clashes erupted in opposition areas nationwide Thursday with government opponents observing a "Dignity Strike" blocking roads, closing shops, protesting and staying home from work and school called by the more radical February 14 youth group. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)
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A pilgrim kneels in St. Peter's Square during a mass at St. Peter's Basilica attended by cardinals before sequestering themselves in the Sistine Chapel for the conclave to elect the next pope at the Vatican, Tuesday, March 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
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The mother of Ram Singh, the man accused of driving the bus on which a 23-year-old student was gang raped in December 2012, cries as she speaks to journalists inside the family's home in New Delhi, India, Monday, March 11, 2013. Indian police confirmed that Ram Singh, one of the men on trial for his alleged involvement in the gang rape and fatal beating of a woman aboard a New Delhi bus committed suicide in an Indian jail Monday, but his lawyer and family allege he was killed.(AP Photo/Manish Swarup) INDIA OUT
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Pakistani boy, Haroun Matiullah, 11, holds an umbrella to shelter himself from rain, while sitting on a roadside hoping to sell his oranges, on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Thursday, March 14, 2013. Haroun and his family fled Pakistan's tribal areas in 2009, due to fighting between militants and the army, and took refuge in Islamabad. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)
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Black smoke emerges from the chimney on the Sistine Chapel as cardinals voted on the second day of the conclave to elect a pope in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. In the foreground is the statue of St. Paul. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)
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Best Pix of the Week

From a new pope to a man on fire, here are the best pictures from around the world in the last week.

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