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    APRIL 22: U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon embraces U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry who holds his 2-year-old granddaughter Isabelle Dobbs-Higginson after signing the Paris Agreement on climate change at United Nations Headquarters in Manhattan.

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    APRIL 22: Prince George, right, meets President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama (behind) at Kensington Palace, London, while Britain's Prince William offers encouragement.

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    APRIL 22: All the food available in the house of Antonia Torres and her family is pictured at their home in Caracas, Venezuela. The combination of Venezuela's sky-rocketing prices and chronic product shortages have left many struggling to put regular food on their tables and maintain a balanced diet. Amid a severe recession and dysfunctional state-run economy, poorer families say they are sometimes skipping meals and relying more on starch foods. According to one recent study, 87 percent of Venezuelans say their income is now insufficient to purchase their food needs.

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    APRIL 23: This memorial to an Australian soldier who fought in the Gallipoli Campaign was left by visitors near Anzac Cove in Gallipoli peninsula, Turkey.

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    APRIL 23: Pope Francis hears the confession of a youth in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican.

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    APRIL 24: Shinda, a western lowland gorilla, holds her newborn baby in its enclosure at Prague Zoo, Czech Republic.

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    APRIL 24: Men dressed as gladiators fight during a celebration of the 2769th anniversary of the founding of Rome.

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    APRIL 25: A pilot looks up from a U.S. F-22 Raptor fighter as it prepares to refuel in mid-air with a KC-135 over European airspace during a flight to Britain from Mihail Kogalniceanu air base in Romania.

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    APRIL 25: A squadron badge is seen on the uniform of a U.S. F-22 Raptor fighter pilot at R.A.F. Mildenhall in Britain.

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    APRIL 25: Children who live in territory contaminated with radioactivity from the Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident take physiotherapy at a children's rehabilitation and health center on the outskirts of Minsk, Belarus.

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    APRIL 25: A 20-day-old baby girl, born to Syrian parents at a refugee camp, is seen in a tent at a makeshift camp for migrants and refugees at the Greek-Macedonian border near the village of Idomeni, Greece.

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    APRIL 25: Patsy Gibbons takes his two rescue foxes, Grainne and Minnie (not shown), for a walk in Kilkenny, Ireland. Gibbons nursed the foxes back to health after they were found abandoned as injured kits, and they have stayed with him since.

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    APRIL 26: A Kurdish boy with an AK-47 rifle stands guard in a bakery shop in Tuz Khurmato, Iraq.

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    APRIL 26: People relax after applying mud on their bodies to cool off on a hot summer day on the banks of the Kanchon Mala lake on the outskirts of Agartala, India.

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    APRIL 26: A Palestinian man touches the Mandela statue during the inauguration of Nelson Mandela Square in the West Bank city of Ramallah.

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    APRIL 26: Relatives of the 43 missing students from the Teacher's Training College Ayotzinapa Raul Isidro Burgos hold torches in a protest in Mexico City against the Mexican government's handling of the investigation in the case. The protest marked the 19-month anniversary of the students' disappearance.

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    APRIL 27: A customer holds a 3D-printed strawberry milk-flavored ice cream stick intended to resemble "Sangpang" – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un – at the Iceason ice cream shop in Shanghai, China.

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    APRIL 27: Garbage pickers watch as hundreds of rescuers (out of view) work at the site of a massive landfill collapse in Guatemala City, Guatemala. The collapse killed at least four people and the National Civil Police reported that 18 people may still be missing. Authorities say about 1,000 people usually work in that area of the dump and had been asked to evacuate after an earlier slide, but some had resisted. Recent rains may have contributed to the slope's collapse.

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    APRIL 27: This view shows part of the historic Beit Beirut building during a ceremony marking the completion of its restoration in Beirut, Lebanon. The historic building that was damaged during the Lebanese civil war will house a museum and a cultural center.

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    APRIL 27: Kohei Kono of Japan lands a punch on Inthanon Sithchamuang of Thailand in the World Boxing Association super-flyweight title match in Tokyo.

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    APRIL 28: Border police take part in an anti-terrorism drill near Baketu border in Tacheng, China.

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    APRIL 28: A wildlife ranger strokes a northern white rhino – among only three of its kind left in the world – ahead of the Giants Club Summit of African leaders and others on tackling the poaching of elephants and rhinos, at Ol Pejeta conservancy near the town of Nanyuki, Kenya.

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    APRIL 28: A boy floats in a pond to cool off on a hot summer day on the outskirts of Kolkata, India.

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    APRIL 28: Diving Robot OceanOne, with a humanoid torso and a mermaid-like tail section studded with thrusters and sensors to keep the mer-bot swimming, is displayed at the History Museum in Marseille, France. The OceanOne team wants their mer-bot co-worker to eventually find work in disaster relief, ship repair, oil and gas drilling, exploring shipwrecks and other oceanographic research..

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    APRIL 28: A 23-day-old hamadryas baboon plays with a stuffed toy at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens in the southern Indian city of Mysuru. The baboon was abandoned by its mother after its birth on April 4, according to a zoo doctor.

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    APRIL 29: Stray dogs run at dog sanctuary in Carrizal de Alajuela, Costa Rica. In this lush, sprawling corner of the country, more than 750 dogs rescued from the streets of Costa Rica roam freely at Territorio de Zaguates or "Land of the Strays," a pooch paradise where they are fed, groomed and cared for by vets. The 152-hectare sanctuary in the center of the Central American country is funded by donations. Around 8,000 dogs have passed through the refuge. There are more than a million stray dogs in Costa Rica, where the government outlawed putting animals down in 2003. This photo was taken on April 20 but not released until April 29.

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    APRIL 29: The stray dogs of Costa Rica's Territorio de Zaguates slake their thirst at the sanctuary's community troughs after a vigorous walk.

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