The world in pictures: April 4-10, 2016

Updated: Apr 19, 2016, 11:49 IST
  • The world in pictures: April 4-10, 2016
    Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge offer flowers during their visit at the Banganga tank during their visit to Mumbai. Pic/AFP
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    A Syrian refugee holds a child carrying a placard reading 'we ask the EU governments to help us' as refugees and migrants including children who left the Chios registration camp protest in the port of Chios. Greek and EU authorities fine-tuned an operation to expel to Turkey hundreds of migrants denied asylum in a landmark deal slammed by rights groups. Officials declined to comment on the details of the operation, which is believed to begin early Monday from the Greek island of Lesbos where there are over 3,300 refugees and migrants. Pic/AFP
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    People shout 'No Turkey' at the port of the town of Chios where refugees and migrants, who broke out from the Vial detention center, camp out. Under a European Union deal with Turkey, migrants and refugees arriving after March 20 are to be held in centres set up on five Aegean islands, including Chios, and sent back if their asylum applications are not accepted. Pic/AFP
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    A fisherman carries a sailfish on his head to the fish market in Hamarweyne near the port of Mogadishu. Pic/AFP
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    A firefighter help to fight a fire in the commune of Petion Ville, Port-au-Prince. The fire destroyed a hotel, a house and several small shops. Pic/AFP
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    A child sits in a tent at dusk at the makeshift camp at the Greek-Macedonian border village of Idomeni. A plan to send back migrants from Greece to Turkey sparked demonstrations by local residents in both countries days before the deal brokered by the European Union is set to be implemented. Pic/AFP
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    A general views shows pink flamingos standing on the mud flats at the Ras al-Khor Wildlife Sanctuary with the Dubai skyline in the background, on the outskirts of the city. The sanctuary which is Dubai's only desert wetland occupies about 2.4 square miles on the banks of Dubai Creek and comprises of mudflats, lagoons, pools, and mangroves. Pic/AFP
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    A man takes part in the International Fireworks Fair in Indaparapeo municipality, in Michoacan State, Mexico. Pic/AFP
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    A Chinese honour guard's face covered by a red flag as he prepares for the arrival of Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and Chinese Premier Li during a welcome ceremony outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Wickremesinghe is on a visit to China from April 6 to 9. Pic/AFP
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    A group of women take a selfie beneath cherry blossoms on Yeouido island in Seoul. The annual cherry blossom festival on Yeouido island in central Seoul runs from April 1-10. Pic/AFP
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