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Best Pix of the Week
From the beaches of Peru to outside Vatican City, here are some of the best pictures from around the world from the last week. 

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An indigenous man wearing face paint and a headdress stands inside the abandoned old Indian museum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, March 21, 2013. Brazilian Federal Court ruled that indigenous people who have been occupying the building since 2006 have to leave the area because it is next to the Maracana stadium, which will be the site of the final match of the 2014 World Cup soccer tournament and the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2016 Olympic games. Authorities say the compound must go as the area around the stadium is being transformed into a shopping and sports entertainment hub. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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Myanmar firefighters battle fires in burning buildings following ethnic unrest between Buddhists and Muslims in Meikhtila, Mandalay division, about 550 kilometers (340 miles) north of Yangon, Myanmar, Friday, March 22, 2013. Black smoke and flames poured from the hulks of destroyed buildings in the central city of Meikhtila, where the unrest erupted Wednesday in the latest challenge to Myanmar's ever-precarious transition to democratic rule. (AP Photo/Khin Maung Win)
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A rugby fan smiles during the first day of Hong Kong Sevens rugby tournament in Hong Kong, Friday, March 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
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An Indian woman crosses contaminated water flowing out of an industrial unit on World Water Day on the outskirts of Jammu, India, Friday, March 22, 2013. The U.N. estimates that more than one in six people worldwide do not have access to 20-50 liters (5-13 gallons) of safe freshwater a day to ensure their basic needs for drinking, cooking and cleaning. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
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South Bend firefighters work at the scene, Monday, March 18, 2013, where a plane crashed on Sunday, near the South Bend Regional Airport, in South Bend, Ind. The plane damaged homes, as well as causing injuries. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)
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Women holding Vatican and Argentine flags watch a live broadcast of Pope Francis' installation Mass, at the Vatican, on a big screen outside the Metropolitan Cathedral in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, March 19, 2013. Many spent the entire night holding vigil before Tuesday's Vatican ceremony began, hours before dawn Argentina time. Argentine's former cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was chosen as leader of the Catholic Church on March 13. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
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Pakistani men work at a brick factory in Mandra, near Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Wednesday, March 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)
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In this March 3, 2013 photo, Karina Alvarado and David Enriquez pose for a picture with their daughter at Agua Dulce beach in Lima, Peru. For five Peruvian soles or about two U.S. dollars beachgoers can pose for a photo to record their day at the beach, in front of backdrops of their choice that include forest landscapes, exotic beach scenes or atop horses. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
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Hindu men joke as they wrestle on the ground during prayers at the Ladali or Radha temple before the procession for the Lathmar Holy festival, the legendary hometown of Radha, consort of Hindu God Krishna, in Barsana, 115 kilometers (71 miles) from New Delhi, India, Thursday, March 21, 2013. During Lathmar Holi the women of Barsana beat the men from Nandgaon, the hometown of Krishna, with wooden sticks in response to their teasing as they depart the town. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)
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A TV screen shows a sunny day of Tiananmen Square at Tiananmen Square on a hazy day in Beijing, China, Saturday, March 16, 2013. China's new leaders turned Saturday to veteran technocrats with greater international experience to staff a Cabinet charged with overhauling a slowing economy and pursuing a higher global profile for the country without triggering opposition. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
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Cars go through a tunnel of blooming cherry blossoms in Tokyo Friday, March 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
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A flag from Argentina waves in the foreground as Pope Francis, bottom, is driven through the crowd prior to his inaugural Mass, in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Tuesday, March 19, 2013. Pope Francis thrilled tens of thousands of people on Tuesday gathered for his installation Mass, taking a long round-about through St. Peter's Square and getting out of his jeep to bless a disabled man in a wheelchair in the crowd. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)
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President Barack Obama waves as he leaves the stage after speaking at the International Convention Center in Jerusalem, Thursday, March 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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In this March 3, 2013 photo, Adela Cabrera, 19, poses for a picture on a horse at Agua Dulce beach in Lima, Peru. For five Peruvian soles or about two U.S. dollars beachgoers can pose for a photo to record their day at the beach, in front of backdrops of their choice that include forest landscapes, exotic beach scenes or atop horses. While Lima's elite spends its summer weekends in gate beach enclaves south of the Peruvian capital, the working class jams by the thousands on a single municipal beach of grayish-brown sands and gentle waves. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
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An Ultra Orthodox Jewish youth looks at Greenpeace activists as they place a large banner on a rail bridge at the entrance to Jerusalem, Thursday, March 21, 2013. Greenpeace activists protested Thursday against arctic drilling during US President Barack Obama's visit to the region. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)
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In this Thursday March 21, 2013 photo, Robert Plant, lead vocalist and lyricist of the rock band Led Zeppelin, performs during the Timbre Rock and Roots concert in Singapore. Plant is in Singapore for a two-day concert with other international acts like Paul Simon, and Rufus Wainwright. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
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Danielle Forgione and her daughter, Olivia, 3, play with Petey, the family's pet pig, on Thursday, March 21, 2013, in the Queens borough of New York. Forgione is scrambling to sell her second-floor apartment after a neighbor complained about 1-year-old Petey the pig to the co-op board. In November and December she was issued city animal violations and in January was told by both the city and her management office that she needed to get rid of the pig. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
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A stroller walks his dog while snow falls at the beginning of spring in Duisburg, Germany, Wednesday, March 20,2013. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
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A worker fixes the shoes named 'Cow girl' of German designer Iris Schieferstein during the preparation of the experimental shoe design exhibition 'Stepping into the limelight' in Leipzig, central Germany, Thursday, March 21, 2013. Some 150 shoes from around a hundred international designers are on display at the most exclusive shoe museum in Leipzig. The exhibition starts on March 28, 2013 and lasts until Sep. 29, 2013. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
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A model wears a creation from the Adriana Degreas summer collection during Sao Paulo Fashion Week in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Tuesday, March 19, 2013. Sao Paulo Fashion Week features Brazilian designers. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
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A young Indian boy bathes under a public tap at a slum area, on the eve of World Water Day in Allahabad, India Thursday, March 21, 2013. The U.N. estimates that more than one in six people worldwide do not have access to 20-50 liters (5-13 gallons) of safe freshwater a day to ensure their basic needs for drinking, cooking and cleaning. (AP Photo/ Rajesh Kumar Singh)
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Hundreds of Afghans wait to see the holy flag at the Kart-e Sakhi mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, March 21, 2013. Afghanistan celebrates Nowruz, marking the first day of spring and the beginning of the year on the Iranian calendar. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)
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Pope Francis kisses a child in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Tuesday, March 19, 2013. Pope Francis officially began his ministry as the 266th pope on Tuesday in an installation Mass simplified to suit his style, but still grand enough to draw princes, presidents, rabbis, muftis and thousands of ordinary people to St. Peter's Square to witness the inauguration of the first pope from the New World. (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)
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A young woman attempts to launch her kite on 'CleanMonday' at Filopappos hill with the ancient Parthenon temple seen in the background left, Athens, March 18, 2013. Many Greeks commemorate 'CleanMonday', the first day of Lent, by flying kites and eating foods associated with fasting. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
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South Korean protesters burn a picture of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un with national flag during an anti-North Korea and pro-South Korea rally near the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, March 22, 2013. The United Nations' top human rights body unanimously approved Thursday a formal probe into North Korea for possible crimes against humanity. The 47-nation U.N. Human Rights Council signed off on the resolution backed by the U.S., Japan and the European Union that authorizes an investigation into what U.N. officials describe as suspected widespread and systematic violations of human rights in North Korea. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
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Aero Albatros jets of the Breitling Jet Team perform during an aerobatics display at the Subang Skypark near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Saturday, March 16, 2013. Malaysia is the fourth stop of Breitling Asian Tour, making its debut in the country. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
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The moon is seen behind a dome of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Saturday, March 16, 2013. Pope Francis offered intimate insights Saturday into the moments after his election, telling journalists that he was immediately inspired to take the name of St. Francis of Assisi because of his work for peace and the poor and that he himself would like to see "a poor church and a church for the poor." (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)
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A reveler participates in a carnival procession in the southeastern town of Strumica, Macedonia on Saturday, March 16, 2013. Some 3,000 disguised people participated Saturday, on the main carnival evening in Strumica. (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski)
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Hindu men from the village of Nandgaon are covered in colored powder as they sit on the floor during prayers at the Ladali or Radha temple before the procession for the Lathmar Holy festival, the legendary hometown of Radha, consort of Hindu God Krishna, in Barsana 115 kilometers (71 miles) from New Delhi, India, Thursday, March 21, 2013. During Lathmar Holi the women of Barsana beat the men from Nandgaon, the hometown of Krishna, with wooden sticks in response to their teasing as they depart the town. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)
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A worker transports the picture 'Palais Stoclet in Brussels' during the press preview at the exhibition 'Passion, Function and Beauty. Henry van de Velde and his Contribution to European Modernism' at the Neues Museum (New Museum) in Weimar, central Germany, Wednesday, March 20, 2013. On the occasion of the 150th birthday anniversary of the Belgian architect and designer Henry van de Velde (1863-1957), the exhibition presents the pioneering achievements of this artist with some 700 loaned pieces. The exhibition starts on March 24, 2013 and lasts until June 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
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Lightning steaks across the sky behind the Young Meadows Presbyterian Church in Montgomery, Ala., Monday, March 18, 2013. Strong storms moved across much of Alabama on Monday, bringing hail, high winds, and heavy rainfall as a cold front passed through the state. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
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Animal rights activists from the group 'Animal Equality' lie wrapped in meat packaging as they stage a protest during "Day Without Meat" event in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, March 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
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A woman sits in the sun outside a closed-down business premises for rent in Madrid, Spain Wednesday March 20, 2013. Spanish Economy Minister Luis de Guindos has told reporters that financially troubled Spain wont enter into a new period of economic turbulence because of the concerns about Cyprus bailout and that Spanish depositors should stay calm. (AP Photo/Paul White)
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In this Jan. 20, 2013 photo, people wade on the shoreline of Agua Dulce beach, in Lima, Peru. While Lima's elite spends its summer weekends in gate beach enclaves south of the Peruvian capital, the working class jams by the thousands on a single municipal beach of grayish-brown sands and gentle waves. The only barrier to entry to Agua Dulce beach is two dollars, the price of bus fare to get there and home. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
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In this photo taken Thursday, March 21, 2013, a Hindu man from the village of Nangaon throws colored powder on others as they sit on the floor during prayers at the Ladali or Radha temple before the procession for the Lathmar Holy festival, the legendary hometown of Radha, consort of Hindu God Krishna, in Barsana 115 kilometers ( 71 miles) from New Delhi, India , Thursday, March 21, 2013. During Lathmar Holi the women of Barsana beat the men from Nandgaon, the hometown of Krishna, with wooden sticks in response to their teasing as they depart the town. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)
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An opposition student protester gestures after injuring his left eye during a march toward the electoral commission, as he sits on the ground against the wall of a kiosk covered by a pro-Hugo Chavez sign in downtown Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, March 21, 2013. Student protesters marching to protest against what they perceive as bias by Venezuela's electoral council clashed on Thursday with supporters of the late President Hugo Chavez. Police attempted to separate the rival groups, but scuffles broke out, prompting security forces to fire tear gas canisters and shoot plastic bullets at the Chavistas. Venezuela will hold a presidential election on April 14 to replace Chavez. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
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A Puerto Rican fan waves his country's flag as he watches a live telecast of the World Baseball Classic championship game between Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic in San Juan, Tuesday, March 19, 2013. The Dominican Republic beat Puerto Rico 3-0 on Tuesday night at AT&T Park in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo)
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A white tiger cub growls at the Buenos Aires Zoo in Argentina, Thursday, March 21, 2013. The cub's mother, Cleo, a captive Bengal white tiger, gave birth to two females and two males on Jan. 14. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
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A girl plays near a screen showing the stock prices at the Korea Exchange in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, March 22, 2013. Japanese stocks tumbled Friday as investors were disappointed by a lack of specifics from the new central bank chief on boosting the economy while other Asian markets fluctuated because of uncertainty over Cyprus' troubled bank restructuring. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
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Models display creations by Japanese designer Kunihiko Morinaga during the 2013-2014 autumn/winter Collection at the Tokyo Fashion Week in Tokyo, Tuesday, March 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
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A Bangladeshi boy looks inside a car vandalized by activists of the Bangladesh National Party (BNP) during a general strike in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Monday, March 18, 2013. Opposition activists in Bangladesh's capital detonated several homemade bombs and torched at least one bus during a general strike on Monday, as the country's political unrest continued. No injuries were reported in the blasts. The BNP and its 17 partners were enforcing Monday's shutdown, which is aimed at securing the release of 154 opposition leaders and activists detained this month. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad)
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Best Pix of the Week

From the beaches of Peru to outside Vatican City, here are some of the best pictures from around the world from the last week. 

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