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Saturday, 16 April 2016
AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week
A girl looks around a corner at a self-defense force member during a
meeting about security for the next day's general election in
Uchuraccay, Peru, Saturday, April 9, 2016.
Christie's employees sit at the desk under a Pierre-Auguste Renoir
painting "Madame de Galea a la meridienne" at Christies's auction rooms
in London, Monday, April 11, 2016. The painting is estimated to realise
8-12 million US dollars (5.69-8.53 million UK pounds) when it is
auctioned in New York in the Impressionist and Modern Art sale on May
People pass by a Philadelphia Mural Arts Program mural of Jackie
Robinson in Philadelphia on Friday, April 15, 2016. On Jackie Robinson
Day, Philadelphia is acknowledged its racist treatment of the baseball
pioneer when he played in the city nearly 70 years ago. City leaders
issued an official apology in March, and highlighted its official
apology during a ceremony Friday, also honoring Moses Fleetwood Walker,
the first black Major League player.
Greg Garmon, Sr. uses a garden hose to wet the side of his house in
Erie, Pa., as a warehouse fire burns in the background on Monday, April
11, 2016. Multiple fire crews responded to the fire.
A demonstrator walks in the Place de la Nation during during clashes
with riot police, as part of a protest against the proposed changes to
France's working week and layoff practices, in Paris, Saturday, April 9,
2016. Protesters across France are marching to voice their anger at
labor reforms being championed by the country's Socialist government.
Russian soldiers stand on a road as smoke rises from a controlled land
mine detonation by Russian experts inside the ancient town of Palmyra,
Syria in the central Homs province, Thursday, April 14, 2016. Russian
combat engineers are in Syria on a mission to clear mines in the city
which was recaptured from Islamic State militants.
Police rescue team members check for the possibility of trapped people
in collapsed houses in Mashiki, Kumamoto prefecture, southern Japan,
Friday, April 15, 2016, after an unusually strong overnight earthquake.
Iraqi security forces and allied Popular Mobilization forces fire
towards positions in the Islamic State-held town of Besher, during a
military operation to regain control of the small town outside the
oil-rich city of Kirkuk, Iraq, 180 miles (290 kilometers) north of
Baghdad, Sunday, April 10, 2016.
Police detain a taxi driver who, along with other cabbies, blocked a
main road to protest the one day per week driving restriction in Mexico
City, Wednesday, April 13, 2016. Last week, under new regulations
imposed after the capital experienced its worst air-quality crisis in
over a decade, 40 percent of cars were ordered temporarily off the road.
The anti-pollution measures run through the end of June, when the rainy