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The week in 36 photos

Published 1036 GMT (1836 HKT) April 29, 2016
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A boy is comforted as he cries next to the body of a relative who died in a reported airstrike in Aleppo, Syria, on Wednesday, April 27. At least 148 civilians have been killed in Aleppo over a six-day period, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Syria's civil war in pictures KARAM AL-MASRI/AFP/Getty Images
Beyonce, center, performs in Miami during the first stop of her "Formation World Tour" on Wednesday, April 27. The singer's fans are still dissecting her new visual album, "Lemonade," which premiered April 23 on HBO. Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, a Republican presidential candidate, hugs Carly Fiorina after naming her as his running mate on Wednesday, April 27. Fiorina is a former presidential candidate who dropped out of the race in February. Michael Conroy/AP
A man reads by candlelight after power was cut in the Venezuelan state of San Cristobal on Monday, April 25. The country, dealing with a severe power shortage, has begun 40 days of rolling blackouts. GEORGE CASTELLANOS/AFP/Getty Images
Britain's Prince George shakes hands with U.S. President Barack Obama, who was visiting Kensington Palace in London on Friday, April 22. See more photos from the Obamas' trip to the United Kingdom, Germany and Saudi Arabia Pete Souza/The White House/Getty Images
Visitors gather in South Shore, Kentucky, for the wake of Gary Rhoden, one of eight people found dead in Piketon, Ohio, on Friday, April 22. The victims, all related, were found fatally shot at four different crime scenes, authorities said. John Minchillo/AP
A laborer works in a brickyard in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Monday, April 25. Mohammad Ponir Hossain/NurPhoto/ZUMA Press
A woman and boy cover their noses as they walk past a massive whale carcass in San Clemente, California, on Tuesday, April 26. The whale washed up on the beach two days earlier. Lenny Ignelzi/AP
A mural dedicated to Freddie Gray is seen in Baltimore on Monday, April 25. Riots broke out throughout the city last year after Gray died in police custody. The case raised long-simmering tensions between police and residents, and six police officers were eventually charged in connection with Gray's death. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images
Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert is wheeled into a Chicago courthouse on Wednesday, April 27. He was sentenced to 15 months in prison in a hush-money case that revealed he was accused of sexually abusing boys as a teacher in Illinois. He was also ordered to pay $250,000 to a victims fund. Zbigniew Bzdak/Chicago Tribune/TNS/Getty Images
New Volkswagen cars are parked at a plant in Wolfsburg, Germany, on Thursday, April 28. JULIAN STRATENSCHULTE/EPA
A model presents a creation by Lilly Sarty during Fashion Week in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Monday, April 25. NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images
A gorilla holds her 5-day-old baby Wednesday, April 27, at the Prague Zoo in Prague, Czech Republic. Matej Divizna/Getty Images
A rocket carrying satellites lifts off from a cosmodrome outside Uglegorsk, Russia, on Thursday, April 28. KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/Getty Images
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, who is seeking the Democratic Party's presidential nomination, speaks at a campaign event in Huntington, West Virginia, on Tuesday, April 26. John Minchillo/AP
A Norwegian supply ship off the coast of Bermuda found the single-engine vessel that was manned by two Florida teens who went missing last summer. The families of the two boys were notified, an official said on Saturday, April 23. Edda Accommodations Ltd
People in Kathmandu, Nepal, release balloons Saturday, April 23, to remember the thousands of people who died in the country's earthquakes last year. Sunil Sharma/ZUMA Wire
Fatma Yousry holds her conjoined twins -- Menna, left, and Mai -- at their home in Sadat City, Egypt, on Friday, April 22. Yousry and her husband, Islam Hassan, said they had been unable to find treatment for their daughters. Amr Nabil/AP
A spacesuit sits outside a conceptual shelter during a Mars mission simulation in Minas de Riotinto, Spain, on Friday, April 22. JORGE GUERRERO/AFP/Getty Images
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump signs an autograph for a supporter after speaking in Chester, Pennsylvania, on Monday, April 25. The next day, Trump won the Pennsylvania primary and races in four other states. Matt Slocum/AP
A tiny house, designed by artist Mark Reigelman II, covers a manhole in New York on Thursday, April 28. Reigelman created several of these in the city. Mark A. Reigelman II/WENN.com
A picador prepares to use his lance during a bullfight in Madrid on Sunday, April 24. Francisco Seco/AP
A police officer in Nairobi, Kenya, loads his teargas launcher to disperse opposition protesters on Monday, April 25. DANIEL IRUNGU/EPA
People wear William Shakespeare masks as they prepare for a parade in Stratford-upon-Avon, England, on Saturday, April 23. The famous poet died 400 years ago. LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images
U.S. President Barack Obama tests virtual-reality goggles during a trade fair in Hannover, Germany, on Monday, April 25. Christian Charisius/DPA/AP
Members of the Australian Ballet rehearse at the Sydney Opera House on Thursday, April 28. SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men burn leavened items in Jerusalem as they prepare for the Passover holiday on Friday, April 22. Oded Balilty/AP
Fire and rescue personnel look at the scene of an overturned truck in Freeport, Maine, on Tuesday, April 26. No one was hurt, according to the Portland Press Herald. Photo gallery: Weather in focus Shawn Patrick Ouellette/Portland Press Herald/Getty Images
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton shakes hands during a campaign stop in Wilmington, Delaware, on Monday, April 25. A day later, Clinton won Delaware and several other states to move closer to the nomination. Matt Rourke/AP
A Buddhist monk uses an umbrella to protect himself from the sun in Yangon, Myanmar, on Tuesday, April 26. LYNN BO BO/EPA
Dewdrops are seen on a leaf in Mihalygerge, Hungary, on Tuesday, April 26. Peter Komka/MTI/EPA
The Olympic flame burns in Athens, Greece, during a handover ceremony on Wednesday, April 27. The flame is bound for Rio de Janeiro, which hosts the Summer Games in August. ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images
Ohio Gov. John Kasich, a Republican presidential candidate, scratches his head at a campaign event in Glastonbury, Connecticut, on Friday, April 22. Jessica Hill/AP
The Solar Impulse 2 flies over San Francisco on Saturday, April 23. The solar-powered airplane, flying around the world without a single drop of fuel, landed in California after a two-and-a-half-day flight across the Pacific Ocean. Noah Berger/AP
People in Slavutych, Ukraine, commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster on Tuesday, April 26. Meet the new face of Chernobyl Sean Gallup/Getty Images
A woman at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art visits the "Rain Room" exhibition, which was bathed in purple light in honor of the late singer Prince on Friday, April 22. See last week in 30 photos ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images