April 8, 2013

Published April 08, 2013

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A man, holding a national flag with a poster of Turkey's founder Kemal Ataturk, watches as thousands of Turks clash with security as they try to break through barricades mounted around the prison and courthouse complex in Silivri, in the outskirts of Istanbul.

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A floral tribute is seen after being laid outside the home of the late former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in London.

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A South Korean soldier patrols at a checkpoint on the Grand Unification Bridge, which leads to the demilitarized zone separating North Korea from South Korea, in Paju, north of Seoul.

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A Coptic Christian man touches a broken crescent and a cross, a symbol of national unity among Christians and Muslims, which was previously on the wall of the main Coptic cathedral in Cairo.  A second Egyptian died on Monday of wounds sustained in clashes at the cathedral the previous day in an outbreak of sectarian violence.

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Gypsy women throw flower petals into the Arga River in honor of their ancestors on the Day of the Gypsy, in Pamplona, northern Spain.

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A relative of Holocaust victims lays flowers next to names of concentration camps during a ceremony marking the annual Holocaust Remembrance Day at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem.

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Visitors enjoy a ride on an industrial robot at the Hanover Messe on the first day of the industrial trade fair, in Hanover, Germany. The Hanover fair runs from April 8-12.

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A man rides his bicycle past graffiti on a wall urging a boycott of the April 21 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix with an image of Crown Prince Salman Al Khalifa in a racing car in Bar Bar, Bahrain.

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Nguyen Ngoc Ho, 76, performs fan dancing with others along the shores of Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi, Vietnam. Fan dancing is a popular hobby among Vietnamese women.

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Workers assemble a monument to the late Pope John Paul II, in Czestochowa, April 7, 2013, in this picture provided by Agencja Gazeta. The monument, which is 14 meters high, is to open to the public on April 13.

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Tourists (background) take a stroll at the Tulip Garden, claimed to be Asia's largest, in Srinagar, India. The site is the largest tulip garden of Asia and is spread over an area of about 12 hectares.

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Models present creations by Aurelio Costarella during Fashion Week Australia in Sydney. Fashion Week Australia runs until April 12.

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