The world in pictures: April 18-24, 2016

Updated: May 11, 2016, 14:21
  • The world in pictures: April 18-24, 2016
    A white tiger performs during a show of Italian Circus Bellucci in Pristina. Pic/AFP
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  • The world in pictures: April 18-24, 2016
    Pageantmaster Bruno Peek (L) hands Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (L) a torch for her to light the first beacon in honour of her 90th birthday in Windsor with Britain's Prince Charles, Prince of Wales (R) following up. The Queen lit the principal beacon which would set in train a series of beacons across the country and worldwide to mark the Queen's 90th birthday. Pic/AFP
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  • The world in pictures: April 18-24, 2016
    This picture shows a collapsed road in Minami-Aso, Kumamoto prefecture. At least 41 people are known to have died in the double disaster, with up to eight still missing -- feared buried in shattered houses or under torrents of mud. Pic/AFP
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  • The world in pictures: April 18-24, 2016
    People dance during a candle light vigil in remembrance to Prince outside the Warner Theatre in Washington, DC. Emergency personnel tried and failed to revive music legend Prince, who died at age 57, after finding him slumped unresponsive in an elevator at his Paisley Park studios in Minnesota, the local sheriff said. Pic/AFP
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    A South Sudanese wrestler from Imatong State covered in chalk waits for the start of a match in Juba. Pic/AFP
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    People participate in the 'Colour Run 2016' in Paris. The Colour Run is a five kilometres paint race without winners nor prizes, while runners are showered with colored powder at stations along the run. Pic/AFP
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    This picture shows people resting in a park after an earthquake in the city of Guayaquil on April 17, 2016. At least 77 people were killed when a powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador, destroying buildings and a bridge and sending terrified residents dashing from their homes, authorities in the Latin American country said. Pic/AFP
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    View of smoke following an explosion at the petrochemical installation of Mexican Oil Company PEMEX in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz state, Mexico. At least 30 employees were injured in the accident. Pic/AFP
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    Camels are seen during an off-road mapping recognition excercise ahead of the Silk Way Rally 2016 in the Gobi desert, some 2,000kms (1,100 Miles) northwest of Beijing. The 2016 Silk Way Rally takes place in July and will see competitors race from Moscow's Red Square to the Chinese capital Beijing. Pic/AFP
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    A sunbird feeding at a tree near Press Club, Mumbai. Pic/Atul Kamble
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