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Saturday, 23 April 2016
AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week
The shadow of Renante Nodalo is reflected on a door as he takes care of a
rooster to be used for cockfighting in Manila, Philippines, Wednesday,
April 20, 2016. Cockfighting is a popular pastime in the Philippines.
An Indian boy looks for recyclable materials near resting greater
adjutant storks at a dumping site on the outskirts of in Gauhati, India,
Friday, April 22, 2016. Countries around the world annually recognize
April 22 as Earth Day with hopes in urging local action and increasing
awareness about the state of the world's environment.
Children receive schooling as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations
Samantha Power visits Malkohi Internally Displaced Person Camp in Yola,
Nigeria, Friday, April 22, 2016. Power is traveling to Cameroon, Chad,
and Nigeria to highlight the growing threat Boko Haram poses to the Lake
Chad Basin region.
Residents wade through floodwaters as they evacuate their apartment
complex Monday, April 18, 2016, in Houston. Storms have dumped more than
a foot of rain in the Houston area, flooding dozens of neighborhoods
and forcing the closure of city offices and the suspension of public
A firefighter responds to a fire at an auto wrecking yard in the Sun
Valley section of Los Angeles in the San Fernando Valley as a huge plume
of thick, black smoke rises over them on Sunday, April 17, 2016. The
city Fire Department said the blaze at Self Service Auto Recycler in Sun
Valley has engulfed at least 15 vehicles.
Kyoji Okubo, 61, and his wife Mutsuko sit in their car in the compound
of an elementary school turned shelter in Kumamoto city, Japan,
Wednesday, April 20, 2016. More than 100,000 people are homeless or have
fled their homes as aftershocks continue to shake southern Japan. Many
are living in cramped conditions in shelters or even their cars, with
limited food and water.
A firefighter throws a plastic bag of accelerant onto the first ever
Cameroon Ivory Burn, attended by U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations
Samantha Power at the Palais des Congres in Yaounde, Cameroon, Tuesday,
April 19, 2016, to highlight the need to halt the Ivory trade in order
to save Africa's elephants. Power is visiting Cameroon, Chad, and
Nigeria to highlight the growing threat Boko Haram poses to the Lake
Chad Basin region.
Texas Rangers' Brett Nicholas slides into second for a double as Houston
Astros shortstop Carlos Correa leaps to catch the throw from the
outfield in the sixth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, April 19,
2016, in Arlington, Texas.
A man who slept outside with others in a damaged building reads a local
newspaper with the Spanish headline: "They search for survivors" in the
business district that was severely damaged by an earthquake in Manta,
Ecuador, Tuesday, April 19, 2016. The strongest earthquake to hit
Ecuador in decades flattened buildings and buckled highways along its
Pacific coast, sending the Andean nation into a state of emergency.