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From the Virgin Money London Marathon to a  Peruvian town in the Amazon  nicknamed "Venice of the Jungle". Here are the most arresting images taken from the past seven days.
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LOUISVILLE, KY - APRIL 27: Jockeys take horses to the track during the morning training for the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on April 27, 2015 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 26: Runners on The Virgin Money London Marathon cross the River Thames as seen from The Tower Bridge Exhibition'sGlass Flooring on April 26, 2015 in London, England. 38,000 people are running the 26.2 mile marathon course which finishes on The Mall in front of Buckingham Palace. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
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Kathmandu municipal workers sweep a pavement near earthquake damaged buildings in Kathmandu, Nepal, Friday, May 1, 2015. The strong magnitude earthquake shook Nepal on Saturday devastating the region and leaving some thousands shell-shocked and displaced. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

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VILLA CARLOS PAZ, ARGENTINA - APRIL 25: Lorenzo Bertelli of Italy and Giovanni Bernacchini of Italy compete in their FWRT Ford Fiesta RS WRC during Day Three of the WRC Argentina on April 25, 2015 in Villa Carlos Paz, Argentina. (Photo by Massimo Bettiol/Getty Images,)
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A message reading "I Love Baltimore" is written across a T-Shirt worn by Rashid Scott as he marches with protesters toward City Hall to demonstrate the police-custody death of Freddie Gray, Thursday, April 30, 2015, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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A pleasure boat carrying tourists and locals sails in the Nile River at sunset in Aswan, Egypt, Wednesday, April 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy)

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Nepalese students and volunteers clear the rubble at Kathmandu Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in Kathmandu, Nepal, Wednesday, April 29, 2015. A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook Nepals capital and the densely populated Kathmandu valley on Saturday devastating the region and leaving tens of thousands shell-shocked and sleeping in streets. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

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A demonstrator walks by a barricade in Bujumbura, Burundi, Wednesday April 29, 2015. Protesters were again on the streets Wednesday, angry over the Burundian president's third term bid that they say is unconstitutional as a top U.S. diplomat headed to the East African nation. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

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A Carabineri (Italian paramilitary police) officer patrols the Porta Nuova business district as the Bosco Verticale (Vertical Forest) building is visible in background, in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, April 29, 2015. Milan has been growing in altitude in preparation for Expo 2015 world's fair opening next Friday with the construction of a dozen new skyscrapers in recent years. City leaders hope a successful world's fair, expected to attract 20 million visitors over the six-month run, will help Italy's fashion and banking capital grow in international stature as well. The most optimistic see the event as a stimulus to help boost Italy out of economic doldrums. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

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People walk past a screen showing videos of flying birds at the Macondo section of the International Book Fair in Bogota, Colombia, Tuesday, April 28, 2015. For the first time in the fair's history, the featured guest country is "Macondo," the fictional town in Gabriel Garcia Marquez's book, 100 Years of Solitude, as a way to honor the late Nobel Prize-winning novelist, one year after his death. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)

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A reveler carries his dog during a Holi Festival in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, April 26, 2015. The festival is based on the Hindu spring festival Holi, also known as the festival of colours where participants colour each other with dry powder and coloured water. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

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In this April 19, 2015 photo, children fish from their home sitting just above the water line in the Belen neighborhood of Iquitos, a community in Peru's Amazon nicknamed "Venice of the Jungle." Along with the homes, the community boasts a Roman Catholic and various evangelical churches. It even has bordellos, discoteques, lumber mills and casinos. Many inhabitants work in a market in a nearby area that never floods, selling shad and other fish they catch in the river. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

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In this photo taken on Saturday, April 18, 2015, Auriane Canesse, crew geologist and health and safety officer, of Crew 153, takes magnetic readings of the ground using a large rectangular apparatus near the Mars Desert Research Station, in Hanksville, Utah. This isnt Mars, but its resemblance to the red planet has made it a hot spot for teams of geologists, biologists and engineers from around the world who have been coming for more than a decade to simulate missions to the mysterious planet in hopes of providing critical research to for future trips to Mars. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

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People dance Tuesday, April 28, 2015, in Baltimore. Maryland's governor vowed there would be no repeat of the looting, arson and vandalism that erupted Monday in some of the city's poorest neighborhoods. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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EDS NOTE : SPANISH LAW REQUIRES THAT THE FACES OF MINORS ARE MASKED IN PUBLICATIONS WITHIN SPAIN. Classic dancers perform on the street during Dance Day preparations, in Pamplona northern Spain, Saturday, April 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel feeds a lemur that sits on her shoulder during her visit at the bird park in Marlow, northeastern Germany, Thursday, April 30, 2015. Merkel is scheduled to open the enclosure for penguins in the bird park. (Jens Buettner/dpa via AP)

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This April 7, 2015 photo shows a drawing of Po, the character from the Kung Fu Panda animated film, drawn on the door of a cell inside the now empty Garcia Moreno Prison, during a guided tour for the public in Quito, Ecuador. Now that this former world has been moved to another place, the time will soon come to erase the stories engraved on these walls. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)

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Police in riot gear push back on media and a crowd gathering in the street after a 10 p.m. curfew went into effect Thursday, April 30, 2015, in Baltimore. The curfew was imposed after unrest in the city over the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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Plumes of smoke and ash billow from the Calbuco volcano as seen from Puerto Varas, Chile, Friday, April 24, 2015. The volcano, which had been dormant for more than four decades, erupted Wednesday. The head of the National Mining and Geology Service said Friday that the volcano's eruptive process could last weeks and even months. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)

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Boats dusted with volcanic ash deposited from the eruptions of the nearby Calbuco volcano, pictured in background, sit parked in front of a home in Puerto Varas, Chile, Friday, April 24, 2015. The volcano, which had been dormant for more than four decades, erupted Wednesday. The head of the National Mining and Geology Service said Friday that the volcano's eruptive process could last weeks and even months. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)

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Classic dancers perform on the street during Dance Day, in Pamplona northern Spain, Saturday, April 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)

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A man rides a bicycle through heavy smoke that is emitting from a nearby store on fire, Monday, April 27, 2015, during unrest following the funeral of Freddie Gray in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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Bosnian woman Rajfa Cerkic, a family member of Nerdin Ibric the gunmen who attacked a police station, reacts as they gathered in the family house, in the village of Kucic Kula near the eastern Bosnian town of Zvornik, 200 kms east of Sarajevo, Tuesday, April, 28, 2015. Bosnian authorities say a man stormed into a police station in a northeastern town Monday shouting "Allahu akbar," killing a policeman and wounding two others. (AP Photo/Amel Emric)

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Demonstrators topple a burnt out car in the Musaga neighborhood of Bujumbura, Burundi, Friday May 1, 2015. Anti-government street demonstrations continued for a sixth day in protest against the move by President Pierre Nkurunziza to seek a third term in office. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

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A student activist makes a phone call from a construction site adjacent to the US embassy, in Bujumbura, Burundi, Friday May 1, 2015. About 500 students spent the night outside the U.S. Embassy in Burundi's capital, asking the U.S. for protection as street protests went into their sixth day Friday against President Pierre Nkurunziza's decision to seek a third term. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

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Juan Ramirez, 10, waves to Austin police officer Vincent Garcia dressed as superhero Spider-Man , at Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas in Austin, Texas, on Thursday April 30, 2015. To cheer up the young patients, 10 Austin Police SWAT members dressed up as superheroes and rappelled down the side of the hospital. Afterward, the children had a chance to meet their favorite superhero characters. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP) AUSTIN CHRONICLE OUT, COMMUNITY IMPACT OUT, INTERNET AND TV MUST CREDIT PHOTOGRAPHER AND STATESMAN.COM, MAGS OUT

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The Turkish army's aerobatic demonstration team, the Turkish Stars, perform with their supersonic jets during the Turkish International Service at Mehmetcik Abide in the Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey, Friday, April 24, 2015. As world leaders gather with the descendants of the fighters in Gallipoli, the memories of one of the most harrowing campaigns of the 20th century have come surging back to life. The doomed Allied offensive to secure a naval route from the Mediterranean to Istanbul through the Dardanelles, and take the Ottomans out of the war, resulted in over 130,000 deaths on both sides. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)

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In this Sunday, April 26, 2015, photo taken by Amul Thapa and provided by KathmanduToday.com, four-month-old baby boy Sonit Awal is held up by Nepalese Army soldiers after being rescued from the rubble of his house in Bhaktapur, Nepal, after Saturday's 7.8-magnitude earthquake shook the densely populated Kathmandu valley. Thapa says that when he saw the baby alive after 20 hours of rescue efforts  all my sorrow went. Everyone was clapping. It gave me energy and made me smile in spite of lots of pain hidden inside me." (Amul Thapa/KathmanduToday.com via AP)

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People lay flowers at a memorial to Armenians killed by the Ottoman Turks, as they mark the centenary of the mass killings, in Yerevan, Armenia, Friday, April 24, 2015. Armenians on Friday marked the centenary of what historians estimate to be the slaughter of up to 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turks, an event widely viewed by scholars as genocide. Turkey, however, denies the deaths constituted genocide and says the death toll has been inflated. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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Raphael, a British Shorthair cat, is held by its owner during the judge's evaluation in Bucharest, Romani, Sunday, April 26, 2015. More than 250 cats entered the international feline beauty competition in the Romanian capital.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

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A man rests on a flower-covered median along the Paseo de la Reforma boulevard in Mexico City, Tuesday, April 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

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A model displays a creation by Lebanese international designer Abed Mahfouz during his Spring-Summer 2015 fashion show in Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, April 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

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A Sphynx cat touches noses with a judge in Bucharest, Romania, Sunday, April 26, 2015. More than 250 cats entered the international feline beauty competition in the Romanian capital.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

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Demonstrators try to protect themselves from water, sprayed by a police water canon truck and tear gas, during clashes in Istanbul, Turkey, Friday, May 1, 2015. Clashes erupted between police and May Day demonstrators in Istanbul on Friday as crowds determined to defy a government ban tried to march to the city's iconic Taksim Square. Security forces pushed back demonstrators with a water cannon and tear gas. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

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A protestor wears a flag decorated with the name of Freddie Gray during a demonstration outside City Hall, Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in Baltimore. Hundreds of protesters marched through downtown calling for swift justice in the case of Gray, a black man who suffered critical injuries while in police custody. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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A fire strip crosses a forest floor in the Chernobyl area, Ukraine, Tuesday, April 28, 2015, as fire has engulfed a large sector of woods in the exclusion zone around the destroyed Chernobyl nuclear power plant. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says the fire is being brought under control. (AP Photo/Andrew Kravchenko, Pool)

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A protestor faces police enforcing a curfew Tuesday, April 28, 2015, in Baltimore. A line of police behind riot shields hurled smoke grenades and fired pepper balls at dozens of protesters to enforce a citywide curfew. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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Protesters rush a police line after a rally at City Hall in Philadelphia on Thursday, April 30, 2015. The event in Philadelphia follows days of unrest in Baltimore amid Freddie Gray's police-custody death. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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Miss Universe Paulina Vega, from Colombia, jokingly sticks her tongue out at photographers from a car after visiting patients at a military hospital in Bogota, Colombia, Tuesday, April 28, 2015. Vega is in her native country for her first official visit since she was crowned Miss Universe in January. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)

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A man spatters paint on a shutter as he uses a fire extinguisher during a protest against Expo 2015 in Milan, Italy, Thursday, April 30, 2015. Milan has been growing in altitude in preparation for Expo 2015 world's fair opening next Friday with the construction of a dozen new skyscrapers in recent years. City leaders hope a successful world's fair, expected to attract 20 million visitors over the six-month run, will help Italy's fashion and banking capital grow in international stature as well. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

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A police water canon truck sprays water on demonstrators during clashes in Istanbul, Turkey, Friday, May 1, 2015. Clashes erupted between police and May Day demonstrators in Istanbul on Friday as crowds determined to defy a government ban tried to march to the city's iconic Taksim Square. Security forces pushed back demonstrators with a water cannon and tear gas. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel}

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Horses train during an early during morning workout at Churchill Downs Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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Houses flattened in an earthquake are seen from an Indian Air Force helicopter in Melamchi, Sindhupalchowk district, Nepal, Friday, May 1, 2015. The U.N. said the quake affected 8.1 million people, more than a fourth of Nepal's population of 27.8 million, and that more than 1.4 million needed food assistance. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

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Alain Robert, also known as the French Spiderman, climbs the Montparnasse tower a 210-metre (689 ft) office skyscraper located in the Montparnasse area of Paris, France, Tuesday, April 28, 2015. Robert decided to climb in solidarity with the victims of the Saturday's earthquake in Nepal. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

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People salvage what they can from a house that collapsed from heavy rain and windstorm that reached up to a speed of 120 kph (75 mph) Sunday evening which collapsed hundreds of buildings, uprooted trees, and electric poles, in Peshawar, Pakistan, Monday, April 27, 2015. Officials say death toll has risen to at least 44. (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)

Best pix of the week

From the Virgin Money London Marathon to a  Peruvian town in the Amazon  nicknamed "Venice of the Jungle". Here are the most arresting images taken from the past seven days.

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