The most compelling images from the week's news, April 23-29, 2016.
Afghan laborer Sakhidad, 24, works in a chalk factory on the outskirts of Mazar-i-Sharif, April 25, 2016.
By CBSNews.com Senior Photo Editor Radhika Chalasani
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Wearing masks of the "Bard of Avon," members of the public prepare for the parade marking the 400 years since the death of William Shakespeare, in Stratford-upon-Avon in central England on April 23, 2016.
William Shakespeare's hometown of Stratford-upon-Avon lead the global celebrations to mark 400 years since the playwright's death, with enough star-studded plays, concerts and parades to bring the town to a standstill.
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Beyoncé's Formation World Tour
Beyonce performs during the Formation World Tour at Marlins Park on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, in Miami. The singer made waves this week with the release of "Lemonade," her new visual album.
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Germany - Obama
President Barack Obama looks through a device at the booth of German automation company ifm electronic as he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel tour the Hanover industrial Fair in Hanover, Germany on April 25, 2016.
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Indiana - Fiorina & Cruz
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) holds hands with former Hewlett-Packard chief executive Carly Fiorina, at a campaign rally in the Pavilion at the Pan Am Plaza on April 27, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Cruz named Fiorina as his pick for vice president and his running mate during the rally.
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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton shakes hands with attendees during a campaign stop, Monday, April 25, 2016, in Wilmington, Delaware.
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California - Dead whale
A woman and a young boy cover part of their noses as they walk past a massive carcass of a whale at a popular California surfing spot Tuesday, April 26, 2016, in San Clemente, California.
Authorities used earth-moving equipment to begin removing the massive, rotting carcass.
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Ohio - Funeral
Visitors gather for the wake of Gary Rhoden at the Crockett L. Reed Funeral Home, Wednesday, April 27, 2016, in South Shore, Kentucky.
Multiple people, including Rhoden, were found dead Friday at several properties near Piketon, Ohio. Investigators have interviewed more than 50 people in the case but have made no arrests.
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Chicago - Dennis Hastert
Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert leaves the Dirksen Federal Court House in a wheelchair after his sentencing on April 27, 2016 in Chicago.
Hastert was sentenced to 15 months in prison and ordered to pay $250,000 to a victim's fund for breaking banking laws as he sought to pay a man identified only as Individual A, 14-years-old at the time, millions of dollars to keep quiet about past sexual abuse. The abuse occurred during Hastert's years as wrestling coach at Yorkville High School decades ago.
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Air strikes in Aleppo
Syrians help a wounded youth following an air strike on the Fardous rebel-held neighborhood of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on April 26, 2016.
The fragile cease-fire in the Syrian war was left in tatters with renewed fighting this week.
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A Palestinian man touches the hand of a giant statue of Nelson Mandela following its inauguration ceremony in the West Bank city of Ramallah on April 26, 2016.
The six-meter (20-foot) two-ton bronze statue was a gift from Johannesburg, South Africa with which Ramallah is twinned.
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Secretary of State John Kerry kisses his two-year-old granddaughter Isabelle Dobbs-Higginson after signing the Paris Agreement on climate change at United Nations Headquarters in New York City, April 22, 2016.
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Jerusalem - Passover
Jewish men take part in the Cohanim prayer (priest's blessing) during the Pesach (Passover) holiday at the Western Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem on April 25, 2016.
Thousands of Jews make the pilgrimage to Jerusalem during the eight-day Pesach holiday, which commemorates the Israelites' exodus from slavery in Egypt some 3,500 years ago and their plight by refraining from eating leavened food products.
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Trump and Melania
Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump and his wife Melania arrive for the Time 100 Gala, celebrating the Time 100 issue of the Most Influential People, at The World at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 26, 2016 in New York City.
Trump scored five big primary wins this week.
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A Russian Soyuz 2.1A rocket carrying Lomonosov, Aist-2D and SamSat-218 satellites lifts off from the launch pad at the new Vostochny cosmodrome outside the city of Uglegorsk, about 200 kms from the city of Blagoveshchensk in the far eastern Amur region, Russia April 28, 2016.
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A two-month-old white tiger cub stands in its enclosure on April 25, 2016 at a zoo in the city of Liberec, Czech Republic. The eight-year-old female tiger, Surya Bara, gave birth to four cubs on February 25, 2016.
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A Kosovo Albanian woman stands by the grave of her son during a ceremony to mark the Day of Missing Persons at the cemetery in the village of Meje on April 27, 2016.
More than 1,700 people, most of them ethnic Albanians, are still unaccounted for from the Kosovo war. The conflict in Kosovo claimed the lives of more than 13,000 people, mostly ethnic Albanians.
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A patient receives free dental work at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles on April 27, 2016, where The Pathway to Health clinic opened their mobile health clinic.
The three-day free clinic brings together some 2,500 medical, dental and psychological professionals volunteer their time and are prepared to handle up to 10,000 patients.
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French labor protests
Protestors face anti-riot police in Lille on April 28, 2016 during a protest against the French government's proposed labour reforms.
Protesters clashed with police in Paris and western France on April 28 as workers and students across the country made a new push for the withdrawal of a hotly contested labour bill. Demonstrations as well as work stoppages, notably in the aviation and public transport sectors, are planned across France in the latest actions in a protest wave that began two months ago.
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Kenya - White rhino
A wildlife ranger strokes a northern white rhino, one of only three left in the world, ahead of the Giants Club Summit of African leaders and others on tackling poaching of elephants and rhinos, in Ol Pejeta conservancy near the town of Nanyuki, Kenya, April 28, 2016.
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Serbian Orthodox Christian pilgrims carry wooden crosses along the Via Dolorosa (Way of Suffering), during the Good Friday procession in Jerusalem's Old City on April 29, 2016.
Thousands of pilgrims took part in processions along the route where, according to tradition, Jesus carried the cross during his last days.
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Belarus - Chernobyl survivors
Children, who permanently live in contaminated territory after the Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident have physiotherapy while they are in a children's rehabilitation and health center on the outskirts of Minsk, Belarus, April 25, 2016.
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St. Peter's Square
The statue of Saint Peter overlooks the faithful as they attend a mass for the Youth Jubilee led by Pope Francis in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican, April 24, 2016.
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U.S. F-22 Raptor fighter
A pilot looks up from a U.S. F-22 Raptor fighter as it prepares to refuel in mid-air with a KC-135 refuelling plane over European airspace during a flight to Britain from Mihail Kogalniceanu air base in Romania April 25, 2016.
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Nepal quake anniversary
Nepalese people lit candles to create the shape of the historic nine-story Dharara tower and Kasthamandap temple to mark the first anniversary of the 2015 earthquakes at Bashantapur Durbar Square in Kathmandu, April 24, 2016.
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France - Antartica exhibition
People visit the exhibition "Antartica" on April 25, 2016, in the Confluences Museum in Lyon, central-eastern France.
French director Luc Jacquet and two nature photographers, Laurent Ballesta, who worked underwater and under the ice, and Vincent Munier, who photographed on land and ice, explored Antartica during a 45-day long expedition to capture the polar continent's land and marine biodiversity through their own eyes.
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China - Yoga
People perform yoga at a tea culture park to promote the tea there, in Enshi, Hubei province, April 24, 2016.
Brazil - Gold prospector
A gold prospector is detained by agents of Brazil's environmental agency on the Uraricoera River during an operation against illegal gold mining on indigenous land, in the heart of the Amazon rainforest, in Roraima state, Brazil April 15, 2016.
The land has legally belonged to the Yanomami since 1992, but illegal miners continue to plague the area, sawing down trees and poisoning rivers with mercury in their lust for gold.
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Greece - Afghan migrant
An Afghan migrant holds his baby wearing a paper crown during the Olympic Flame torch relay at the Eleonas refugee camp in Athens, April 26, 2016. The words on the paper crown read: "Open border, I am Afghan child."
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India - Baby baboon
A 23-day-old hamadryas baboon plays with a stuffed toy at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Garden, April 28, 2016. According to a zoo doctor, the baboon was abandoned by its mother after its birth on April 4, in the southern city of Mysuru, India.
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Baltimore - Bomb threat
A man, who claimed to have a bomb, lies in the street outside of the Fox45 television station, after he was shot by police in Baltimore, Aptil 28, 2016. The station was evacuated due to a bomb threat from the man dressed in a hedgehog onesie.
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Cyprus - Orthodox Easter
Stars shine in the sky over the giant illuminated cross of "Panagia Chrisospiliotissa," a Christian Orthodox monastery in Deftera, a suburb outside the capital, Nicosia, Cyprus on Thursday, April 28, 2016.
Orthodox Christians are celebrating Easter this week. The faithful are attending liturgical services on Holy Friday commemorating with a procession the "Epitaphios" _ Christ being lowered from the cross and being prepared for burial.
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Mexico City - Protest
The parents of 43 missing students from Ayotzinapa teachers school hold their portraits and torches during a march 18 months after their disappearance in Mexico City on April 26, 2016.
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Sheriffs on horseback and police break up a group of demonstrators outside Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign rally in Costa Mesa, California, April 28, 2016.
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Kenya - Ivory tusks
A ranger from the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) stands guard near some of around a dozen pyres of ivory, in Nairobi National Park, Kenya on Thursday, April 28, 2016.
The wildlife service has stacked 105 tons of ivory consisting of 16,000 tusks, and 1 ton of rhino horn, from stockpiles around the country, in preparation for it to be torched on Saturday to encourage global efforts to help stop the poaching of elephants and rhinos.
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France - Robot
French officials show off "Ocean One" a humanoid underwater diving robot at the history museum in Marseille, southern France, Thursday, April 28, 2016.
They hope it will give a big artificial hand to the practice of underwater archeology.