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New born animals, fireworks and a giant chicken are just some of the best pictures from around the world in the last week. 

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Eric the new born Rothschild giraffe stands in front the mother Lotti during its first presentation for public at the Tierpark zoo in Berlin, Friday, April 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
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Fireworks are seen during the official opening of the renovated Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Saturday April 13, 2013. The Rijksmuseum, home of Rembrandt's "The Night Watch" and other national treasures reopens its doors to the public after a decade-long renovation. The first day, Saturday April 13, admissions are free and the museum stays open until midnight. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
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Women march with a large Argentine flag as they demonstrate against Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, April 18, 2013. Angry about corruption, inflation and crime, thousands took the streets of Argentina's capital in the year's biggest anti-government protest. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
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This Thursday, April 18, 2013 aerial photo shows the remains of a nursing home, left, apartment complex, center, and fertilizer plant, right, destroyed by an explosion in West, Texas. Rescuers searched the smoking remnants for survivors of Wednesday night's thunderous fertilizer plant explosion, gingerly checking smashed houses and apartments for anyone still trapped in debris while the community awaited word on the number of dead. Initial reports put the fatalities as high as 15, but later in the day, authorities backed away from any estimate and refused to elaborate. More than 160 people were hurt. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
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In this Wednesday, April 17, 2013 photo, a cyclist pedals past a sculpture with a message against terrorism, created after attacks in Boston and Bangalore, at the golden sea beach in Puri, India. (AP Photo)
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Andrea Clarke sits next to her luggage as she tries to get back home to Barbados, Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at the Miami International Airport in Miami. A computer system used to run many daily operations at American Airlines failed Tuesday, forcing the nation's third-largest carrier to ground all flights across the United States for several hours and stranding thousands of frustrated passengers at airports and on planes. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
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Egyptian military officers watch a helicopter ambulance as it lifts off carrying former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to attend his trial in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, April 13, 2013. Egypt's highest court in January ordered a retrial for Mubarak, for failing to stop the killing of 900 protestors in the 2011 unrest that ousted him, after accepting an appeal against his life sentence, citing procedural failings. (AP Photo/ Amr Nabil)
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Visitors look at a sculpture entitled "Still Life, 2009" by Australian artist Ron Mueck during the opening day for his exhibition at the Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain in Paris, Tuesday April 16, 2013. The exhibition will run from April 16 to September 29, 2013. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
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Iranian women attend a mourning ceremony marking the death anniversary of Fatima, the daughter of Islam's Prophet Muhammad, in Tehran, Iran, Sunday, April 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
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A UN soldier stands in front of an destroyed Cyprus airways plane at the war-torn UN buffer zone at the abandoned Nicosia airport in the divided capital, Friday, April 19, 2012. The abandoned airport whose grounds now serve as the headquarters for the United Nations peacekeeping force, is a stark reminder of the Cypru's decades-long ethnic division now overshadowed by the country's severe financial crisis. The airport has remained frozen in time after being shut down in 1974 when a coup by supporters of union with Greece prompted Turkey to invade and split the island into a breakaway Turkish Cypriot north and an internationally recognized Greek Cypriot south. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
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The sculpture of the late Pope John Paul II during the unveiling ceremony in Czestochowa, Poland, on Saturday, April 13, 2013. Archbishop Waclaw Depo unveiled the 13.8-meter (45.3-foot) white fiberglass figure that was funded by a businessman, Leszek Lyson, in gratitude for what he believes was an intervention by the late pontiff in saving his drowning son. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
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A dancer from the "Octopus," directed by award-winning choreographer Philippe Decoufle, performs during a technical rehearsal on Friday April 19, 2013 at the Esplanade's theater on the bay in Singapore. The French production is in the city-state as part of the Esplanade's "da:ns" series featuring international dance companies as part of its annual event. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
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Afghans shout as they burn a U.S. flag, not seen, during a demonstration in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, condemning last week's air strike in Kunar, Monday, April 15, 2013. Hundreds of students in eastern Afghanistan shouted angry slogans against the United States and U.S. soldiers accusing them of carrying out the killings of civilians in Kunar. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
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With a bathtub ring marking the high water line, a recreational boat approaches Hoover Dam as it makes its way along Black Canyon on Lake Mead, Tuesday, April 16, 2013, near Boulder City, Nev. Citing drought and demand, advocacy group American Rivers is calling the Colorado River the nation's most endangered waterway. The group's annual report follows a federal Bureau of Reclamation study that says that over the next 50 years the Colorado River will run short of supply for the more than 40 million people it serves in Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
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A Sikh man holds a child as they take a holy dip in the sacred pond at the Golden Temple, Sikhs holiest shrine, during Baisakhi festival in Amritsar, India, Saturday, April 13, 2013. Baisakhi is the festival which celebrates Sikh New Year and the founding of the Sikh community in 1699, known as the Khalsa. Baisakhi is also widely celebrated as the harvest festival in many northern states of India. (AP Photo/Sanjeev Syal)
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Israelis watch an air show during Independence Day in Tel Aviv, Tuesday, April 16, 2013. Israel is celebrating its annual Independence Day, marking 65 years since the founding of the state in 1948. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic)
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An Emirati guide, middle, talks about the paintings during a visit to a sample collection at the Abu Dhabi branch of the Louvre in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Tuesday, April 16, 2013. No artistic subjects will be off limits at the Abu Dhabi branch of the Louvre museum as it builds its collection for a planned 2015 opening, a top overseer said Tuesday, in a city seeking to broaden its international profile but testing how far to open its conservative culture. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
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Greek men play chess at the Faliron coastal zone near Athens, Thursday, April 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
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A woman holds a portrait of FIFA President Joseph Sepp Blatter during a ceremony at the new headquarters for Haiti's soccer association in Croix-des-Bouquets, Haiti, Tuesday, April 16, 2013. The painting was given to Blatter as a gift. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
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Firefighters use flashlights early Thursday morning, April 18, 2013 to search a destroyed apartment complex near a fertilizer plant that exploded Wednesday night in West, Texas. The massive explosion killed as many as 15 people and injured more than 160, shaking the ground with the strength of a small earthquake and leveling homes and businesses for blocks in every direction. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
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In this Tuesday, April 16, 2013 photo, monks pray at the ancient monastery of St. Anthony in the eastern desert southeast of Cairo, Egypt. In a cave high in the desert mountains of eastern Egypt, the man said to be the father of monasticism took refuge from the temptations of the world some 17 centuries ago. The monks at the St. Anthonys Monastery bearing his name continue the ascetic tradition. But even they are not untouched by the turbulent times facing Egypts Christians, defiantly vowing their communitys voice wont be silenced amid Islamists rising power. (AP Photo/Manoocher Deghati)
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A woman jogs near a statue of George Washington at Boston Common, Tuesday, April 16, 2013, one day after bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. A vigil is expected at Boston Common later in the day to honor the victims of the two bombs that blew up within about 10 seconds and about 100 yards apart Monday near the finish line of the race. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
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In this Tuesday, April 16, 2013 photo, a shirtless Egyptian man dances with fire during a bachelor party in Cairo, Egypt. Egypt's economy has been hard hit by the two years of turmoil that followed the ouster of longtime President Hosni Mubarak. Half of the country's 85 million people live at or below the poverty line of $2 a day and rely on government subsidies of wheat and fuel for survival.(AP Photo/Eman Helal)
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Afghan refugee girls lean on a wall of a clay house while one of them, center, sells soup in an alley of a poor neighborhood on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, April 19, 2013. Pakistan hosts over 1.6 million registered Afghans, the largest and most protracted refugee population in the world, according to the U.N. refugee agency. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)
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A model wears a creation from the Salinas summer collection during Fashion Rio, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, April 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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A police officer evacuates a shoeless man holding a child as members of law enforcement conduct a search for a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, Friday, April 19, 2013, in Watertown, Mass. The two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing killed an MIT police officer and hurled explosives at police in a car chase and gun battle overnight that left one of them dead and his brother on the loose, authorities said Friday as thousands of officers swarmed the streets in a manhunt that all but paralyzed the Boston area. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
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A riot policeman jumps a fence to extinguish a tire fire set by Bahraini anti-government protesters in Sehla, Bahrain, on Thursday, April 18, 2013. Organizers of Bahrain's Formula One Grand Prix, to be held Sunday, said Thursday that sporadic protests against the race and violent unrest across the Gulf nation do not pose a threat to the premier international event in the kingdom. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)
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Contractors work on the East Side Access project beneath Grand Central Terminal, Thursday, April 18, 2013 in New York. When complete the East Side Access project will connect Long Island Railroad trains to Grand Central Terminal serving approximately 160,000 customers a day. It is one of three bold projects under New York that will expand what's already the nation's biggest mass-transit system by 2019. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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Models wear creations from the Lenny summer collection during Fashion Rio in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, April 17, 2013. Top models including Naomi Campbell, Mariacarla Boscono, Isabeli Fontana and Gisele Bundchen have walked in Lenny's shows. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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Shalamcheh missiles are displayed by the Iranian army, as President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, second left, reviews a military parade marking National Army Day, in front of the mausoleum of the late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, just outside Tehran, Iran, Thursday, April 18, 2013. Ahmadinejad slammed "foreign presence" in the Persian Gulf, claiming it's the source of insecurity in the region. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
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Milwaukee Brewers' Carlos Gomez ducks out of the way as teammate Ryan Braun (8) tries to dunk him with water after a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants Wednesday, April 17, 2013, in Milwaukee. The Brewers won 4-3. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
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A model wears a creation from the Cantao summer collection during Fashion Rio in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, April 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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Demonstrators, one holding a poster of opposition presidential candidate Henrique Capriles, confront riot police from behind a burning barricade in the Altamira neighborhood in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, April 15, 2013. National Guard troops fired tear gas and plastic bullets to disperse demonstrators protesting the official results in Venezuela's disputed presidential election.(AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
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Wearing ghilli suits, Iranian army troops march in a parade marking National Army Day in front of the mausoleum of the late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, just outside Tehran, Iran, Thursday, April 18, 2013. Ahead of the parade, Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad slammed "foreign presence" in the Persian Gulf, claiming it's the source of insecurity in the region. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
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South Korean rapper PSY poses for photographers during a news conference for his concert "Happening" in Seoul, South Korea Saturday, April 13, 2013. PSY is unveiling the music video and choreography for his new single "Gentleman" at the Seoul concert. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
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In this April 3, 2013 photo, young ballet students practice before a class at the National School of Ballet in Havana, Cuba. The school, housed in a graceful building that occupies a full half-block in colonial Old Havana, not only teaches dance, but subjects like language, math and history. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
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A resident walks beside a church at Guryong Village with a backdrop of high-rise buildings of Seoul's wealthiest Gangnam district, left, in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, April 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
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An abandoned small tree stands in a plot where a building was demolished years ago and remains empty nowadays, in Madrid, Wednesday, April 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
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In this Thursday, April 11, 2013 photo, an Afghan woman holds her newly born baby wrapped in her burqa as she waits to get in line to try on a new burqa in a shop in the old town of Kabul, Afghanistan. Despite advances in womens rights, Afghanistan remains a deeply conservative country and most women continue to wear the Burqa. But tradesmen say times are changing in Kabul at least, with demand for burqas declining as young women going to school and taking office jobs refuse to wear the cumbersome garments. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)
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Best Pix Of The Week

New born animals, fireworks and a giant chicken are just some of the best pictures from around the world in the last week. 

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