PHOTOS: The Week in Pictures, April 4, 2014

Thousands attend the funeral of Boston firefighter Lt. Walsh in Watertown, A giant panda has a snack in Belgium, Big Papi takes a selfie with President Barack Obama and more.

The Week in Pictures, April 4, 2014.

WIP-0404-boston funeral-CZAR2631 2Thousands of firefighters from across the United States gathered at the Church of Saint Patrick’s in Watertown yesterday for the funeral of Boston Firefighter Lieutenant Walsh. Credit: Nicolaus Czarnecki, Metro

 

BRITAIN-ANIMAL-BUTTERFLYA butterfly sits on the nose of a child during an event in the Natural History Museum’s ‘Sensational Butterflies’ outdoor butterfly house in London on March 31, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

 

CHILE-EARHTQUAKELocals take refuge at the city stadium following a tsunami alert after a powerful 8.0-magnitude earthquake hit off Chile’s Pacific coast, on April 2, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

 

CHINA-WEATHER-STORMResidents walk past a damaged rooftop after hailstorms hit the area in Dongmen township of Luocheng, in southern China’s Guangxi province on March 31, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

 

UKRAINE-RUSSIA-POLITICS-CRISIS-OFFBEATA man dressed as Darth Vader, who announced he was running for president as the official candidate of the Ukrainian Internet Party, grabs a piece of meat from a market stall within a protest action in front of the Central Election Commission building in Kiev on April 3, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

 

GERMANY-ANIMAL-TRADITION-EASTERNA meerkat poses with Easter eggs in her enclosure at the zoo in Hanover, central Germany on April 3, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

 

MEXICO-MUSIC-VIVE LATINO-KUSTURICAA woman is tossed in the air as Serbian Emir Kusturica & The No Smoking Orchestra performs during the third day of the Mexican musicial festival Vive Latino, at the Foro Sol in Mexico City, on March 29, 2014.

 

US-TELECOM-NOKIA-SMARTPHONESNokia employee Raghunath Koduvayur poses for a photo with a new Nokia Lumia 1520 smart phone at the More Lumia media event in San Francisco, California on Wednesday, April 02, 2014.

 

Obama Welcomes World Series Champions Boston Red Sox To The White HouseDavid Ortiz poses for a selfie President Barack Obama during a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House to honor the 2013 World Series Champion Boston Red Sox April 1, 2014 in Washington, DC. Credit: Getty Images

 

PAKISTAN-RELIGION-FESTIVALA Pakistani devotee dances at the shrine of Sufi saint Hazrat Shah Hussain, popularly known as Madhu Lal Hussain, in Lahore on March 29, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

 

BELGIUM-HAO-HAO-PANDAA photo taken on April 1, 2014 shows the giant panda Hao Hao eating bamboo at Pairi Daiza animal park in Brugelette, Belgium. Credit: Getty Images

 

VATICAN-POPE-AUDIENCEPope Francis kisses a baby upon his arrival at St. Peter’s square at tne Vatican to lead his weekly general audience on April 2, 2014

 

RUGBYU-SEVENS-HKGA rugby fan wearing a latex mask drinks beer at the rugby sevens tournament in Hong Kong on March 29, 2014.

 

SPAIN-MOROCCO-MIGRATIONWould-be immigrants sit atop a boarder fence separating Morocco from the north African Spanish enclave of Melilla on April 3, 2014 following a morning assult on the boarder in an attempt to cross into Spain.

 

TURKEY-VOTESupporters of Turkey’s ruling AK party (AKP) cheer as they follow the election’s results in front of the party’s headquarters in Ankara, on March 30, 2014.

 

UKRAINE-RUSSIA-POLITICS-CRISISA woman and a child walk past a line of police officers while a rally takes place in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on March 30, 2014.

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