PHOTOS: The Week in Pictures, April 25, 2014

The best photos of the week from around the world.

President of the United States Barack Obama plays soccer with a robot in Japan, a fly lands on the Duchesses nose, mourners remember the Rana Plaza building collapse one year later and more.

The Week in Pictures, April 25, 2014.

BJP leader Narendra Modi
BJP leader Narendra Modi waves to supporters as he rides on an open truck on his way to filing his nomination papers on April 24, 2014 in Varanasi, India. Credit: Getty Images

BJP leader Narendra Modi waves to supporters as he rides on an open truck on his way to filing his nomination papers on April 24, 2014 in Varanasi, India. Credit: Getty Images

A Bangladeshi mourner and relative of a victim of the Rana Plaza building
A Bangladeshi mourner and relative of a victim of the Rana Plaza building collapse holds up a photograph as she takes part in a protest marking the first anniversary of the disaster at the site where the building once stood in Savar on the outskirts of Dhaka on April 24, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

A Bangladeshi mourner and relative of a victim of the Rana Plaza building collapse holds up a photograph as she takes part in a protest marking the first anniversary of the disaster at the site where the building once stood in Savar on the outskirts of Dhaka on April 24, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

Matador Francisco Jose Espada
Matador Francisco Jose Espada fights a bull at the Feria D’Arles on April 19, 2014 in Arles, France. Credit: Getty Images

Matador Francisco Jose Espada fights a bull at the Feria D’Arles on April 19, 2014 in Arles, France. Credit: Getty Images

Chinese honor guards, Queen Margrethe II
Chinese honour guards prepare for the arrival of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark and Chinese President Xi Jinping during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on April 24. Credit: Getty Images

Chinese honour guards prepare for the arrival of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark and Chinese President Xi Jinping during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on April 24. Credit: Getty Images

Dome of the Rock
A man walks in front of the Dome of the Rock in the al-Aqsa mosque compound, in Israeli annexed East Jerusalem, on April 23, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

A man walks in front of the Dome of the Rock in the al-Aqsa mosque compound, in Israeli annexed East Jerusalem, on April 23, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez
A woman touches the urn containing his ashes of Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez, during a tribute paid to him at the Fine Arts Palace in Mexico City on April 21, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

A woman touches the urn containing his ashes of Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez, during a tribute paid to him at the Fine Arts Palace in Mexico City on April 21, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

giant easter omelette
Members of the brotherhood of the Bessieres’ giant Easter omelette prepare a giant omelette with thousands of eggs, on April 21, 2014 in Bessieres, southwestern France, as part of a traditional Easter celebration. Credit: Getty Images

Members of the brotherhood of the Bessieres’ giant Easter omelette prepare a giant omelette with thousands of eggs, on April 21, 2014 in Bessieres, southwestern France, as part of a traditional Easter celebration. Credit: Getty Images

India's open-air wholesale flower market in Ghazipur city
Flowers all over India are sold in this market, although also from Thailand, China and as far away as the Netherlands. Credit: Getty Images

Flowers all over India are sold in this market, although also from Thailand, China and as far away as the Netherlands. Credit: Getty Images

The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Tour Australia And New Zealand - Day 16
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge has a fly land on her nose as she speaks to a young girl during a visit to the National Indigenous Training Academy at Yulara on April 22, 2014 in Ayers Rock, Australia. Credit: Getty Images

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge has a fly land on her nose as she speaks to a young girl during a visit to the National Indigenous Training Academy at Yulara on April 22, 2014 in Ayers Rock, Australia. Credit: Getty Images

Prince William, reacts as he and his wife Catherine (L), the Duchess of Cambridge
Britain’s Prince William, reacts as he and his wife Catherine (L), the Duchess of Cambridge, feed giraffes during a visit to Sydney’s Taronga Zoo April 20, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

Britain’s Prince William, reacts as he and his wife Catherine (L), the Duchess of Cambridge, feed giraffes during a visit to Sydney’s Taronga Zoo April 20, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

mermaid
“Mermaid”Stayce performs the main character in a underwater show “Little Mermaid” at Weeki Watchee Springs State Park on April 24, 2014 in Weeki Watchee, Florida. Credit: Getty Images

“Mermaid”Stayce performs the main character in a underwater show “Little Mermaid” at Weeki Watchee Springs State Park on April 24, 2014 in Weeki Watchee, Florida. Credit: Getty Images

Obama, Japan robot, soccer
The President of the United States Barack Obama stops a football that was kicked to him by humanoid robot ASIMO, an acronym for Advanced Step in Innovative MObility, as he tours the Miraikan Science Expo in Tokyo on April 24, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

President of the United States Barack Obama stops a football that was kicked to him by humanoid robot ASIMO, an acronym for Advanced Step in Innovative MObility, as he tours the Miraikan Science Expo in Tokyo on April 24, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

A bee flies next to a dandelion
A bee flies next to a dandelion flower on a spring day on April 21, 2014 in Popielarze near Warsaw. Credit: Getty Images

A bee flies next to a dandelion flower on a spring day on April 21, 2014 in Popielarze near Warsaw. Credit: Getty Images

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye said on April 21 that the behaviour of the captain and crew of the ferry that capsized five days ago with 476 people on board was unacceptable and "tantamount to murder"
A monk leads a prayer session as a relative weeps at an area where family members of victims of the South Korean ferry ‘Sewol’ are gathered, at Jindo harbour on April 21, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

A monk leads a prayer session as a relative weeps at an area where family members of victims of the South Korean ferry ‘Sewol’ are gathered, at Jindo harbour on April 21, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

Spanish dancer Joshua Ullate performs during the general rehearsal of "Quiebro" in front of the painting "Guernica" by Pablo Picasso at the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid on April 22, 2014. Credit: Getty Images
Spanish dancer Joshua Ullate performs during the general rehearsal of “Quiebro” in front of the painting “Guernica” by Pablo Picasso at the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid on April 22, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

Spanish dancer Joshua Ullate performs during the general rehearsal of “Quiebro” in front of the painting “Guernica” by Pablo Picasso at the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid on April 22, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

Ukrainian, doll, protest
A girl carrying a doll walks past pidgeons and in front of a huge Ukrainian flag as pro-Ukrainian supporters stage a rally in the southern Ukrainian city of Mariupol on April 23, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

A girl carrying a doll walks past pidgeons and in front of a huge Ukrainian flag as pro-Ukrainian supporters stage a rally in the southern Ukrainian city of Mariupol on April 23, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

Member of the national police confront demonstrators during a protest against the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas on April 20, 2014. Credit: Getty Images
Members of the national police confront demonstrators during a protest against the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas on April 20, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

Members of the national police confront demonstrators during a protest against the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas on April 20, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

boston marathon meb keflezighi
Men’s winner Meb Keflezighi celebrates after winning the Boston Marathon and becoming the first American to do so since 1983.
Credit: Nicolaus Czarnecki/Metro

Men’s winner Meb Keflezighi celebrates after winning the Boston Marathon and becoming the first American to do so since 1983. Credit: Nicolaus Czarnecki/Metro

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