PHOTOS: The Week in Pictures, April 11, 2014

President Barack Obama and The First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama pay their respects to the three soldiers who died at the shooting at Fort Hood, an iconic clothing store burns down in Philadelphia, there was a phallic festival in Japan and more.

The Week in Pictures, April 11, 2014

Demonstrators, protest Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro
Demonstrators take part in a protest against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas on April 6, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

1. Demonstrators take part in a protest against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas on April 6, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

A young woman stands genocide, Mybo, Rwanda
A young woman stands in an opening of a hedgerow of a genocide “reconciliation village” April 6, 2014 in Mybo, Rwanda. Credit: Getty Images

2. A young woman stands in an opening of a hedgerow of a genocide “reconciliation village” April 6, 2014 in Mybo, Rwanda. Credit: Getty Images

Philly, Shirt Corner, fire, philadelphia
Firefighters on the scene of a three-alarm fire at the Shirt Corner building at 3rd and Market Streets in Old City. Credit: Charles Mostoller/Metro

3. Firefighters on the scene of a three-alarm fire at the Shirt Corner building at 3rd and Market Streets in Old City. Credit: Charles Mostoller/Metro

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama Fort Hood
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama pay their respects during a memorial service at Fort Hood April 9, 2014 in Texas. Credit: Getty Images

4. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama pay their respects during a memorial service at Fort Hood April 9, 2014 in Texas. Credit: Getty Images

pillow fight, fun, london, trafalgar square
Revellers take part in a giant pillow fight on the north terrace of Trafalgar Square on ‘International Pillow Fight Day’ on April 5, 2014 in London, England. Credit: Getty Images

5. Revellers take part in a giant pillow fight on the north terrace of Trafalgar Square on ‘International Pillow Fight Day’ on April 5, 2014 in London, England. Credit: Getty Images

Hindu goddess Kali Ram Navami festival in Allahabad, beautiful, fire
An Indian artist dressed as the Hindu goddess Kali participates in a procession to celebrate the Ram Navami festival in Allahabad on April 8, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

6. An Indian artist dressed as the Hindu goddess Kali participates in a procession to celebrate the Ram Navami festival in Allahabad on April 8, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

Gaza Strip, sunset, beautiful, photo, travel, palestine
Palestinian youths play as the sun sets in Beit Hanun in the northern Gaza Strip on April 9, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

7. Palestinian youths play as the sun sets in Beit Hanun in the northern Gaza Strip on April 9, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

Bogata, Colombia, hug, activist, police, National Day of Remembrance and Solidarity
A riot policeman hugs an activist who gave him a rose during the National Day of Remembrance and Solidarity with Victims of the Armed Conflict, in Bogota, Colombia on April 9, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

8. A riot policeman hugs an activist who gave him a rose during the National Day of Remembrance and Solidarity with Victims of the Armed Conflict, in Bogota, Colombia on April 9, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

Naked Cowboy, NYC, New York City, Times Square, tourist attraction
The Naked Cowboy plays gutiar in Times Square on April 9, 2014 in New York City. Credit: Getty Images

9. The Naked Cowboy plays gutiar in Times Square on April 9, 2014 in New York City. Credit: Getty Images

cute, water, elephant, Thai New Year
A Thai girl (R) splashes water at an elephant as people celebrate ahead of the Songkran Festival for the Thai New Year in Ayutthaya province on April 9, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

10. A Thai girl (R) splashes water at an elephant as people celebrate ahead of the Songkran Festival for the Thai New Year in Ayutthaya province on April 9, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

fighting, Ukrainian Parliament
Members of Parliament of the Svoboda party fight with Members of Parliament of the Communist party in the Ukrainian parliament on April 8, 2014, during the debates focused on a law toughening responsibility for separatism. Credit: Getty Images

11. Members of Parliament of the Svoboda party fight with Members of Parliament of the Communist party in the Ukrainian parliament on April 8, 2014, during the debates focused on a law toughening responsibility for separatism. Credit: Getty Images

japan festival, penis, pink penis, phallic, phallus, weird, big
A large pink phallic-shaped ‘Mikoshi’ is paraded through the streets during Kanamara Matsuri (Festival of the Steel Phallus) on April 6, 2014 in Kawasaki, Japan. Credit: Getty Images

12. A large pink phallic-shaped ‘Mikoshi’ is paraded through the streets during Kanamara Matsuri (Festival of the Steel Phallus) on April 6, 2014 in Kawasaki, Japan. Credit: Getty Images

rescue, Syrian, boy, explosion, Syria
Emergency responders help evacuate a Syrian boy from a residential building reportedly hit by an explosives-filled barrel dropped by a government forces helicopter in the Shaar neighbourhood of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on Arpil 6, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

13. Emergency responders help evacuate a Syrian boy from a residential building reportedly hit by an explosives-filled barrel dropped by a government forces helicopter in the Shaar neighbourhood of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on Arpil 6, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

Chinese, Malaysians, grave, ancestors, Qingming festival
Ethnic Chinese Malaysians visit the graves of their ancestors to pay respects and burn offerings during the Qingming festival at a cemetery in Petaling Jaya on April 5, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

14. Ethnic Chinese Malaysians visit the graves of their ancestors to pay respects and burn offerings during the Qingming festival at a cemetery in Petaling Jaya on April 5, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

Pakistan, balloons, Ravi river
A Pakistani balloon vendor pushes his bicycle along the Ravi river during sunset in Lahore on April 4, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

15. A Pakistani balloon vendor pushes his bicycle along the Ravi river during sunset in Lahore on April 4, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

horses, grand national horse race
Ma Filleule ridden by Barry Geraghty clears the Chair on its way to winning the Topham Steeple Chase during Ladies Day during the Grand National horse race meeting at Aintree in Liverpool, northwest England on April 4, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

16. Ma Filleule ridden by Barry Geraghty clears the Chair on its way to winning the Topham Steeple Chase during Ladies Day during the Grand National horse race meeting at Aintree in Liverpool, northwest England on April 4, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

Sunni Muslim woman, garb, hijab, mosque, Herat, beautiful, architecture
An Afghan Sunni Muslim woman attends Friday prayers at Jamee mosque in the northwestern city of Herat on April 4, 2014, on the eve of the country’s third presidential election. Credit: Getty Images

17. An Afghan Sunni Muslim woman attends Friday prayers at Jamee mosque in the northwestern city of Herat on April 4, 2014, on the eve of the country’s third presidential election. Credit: Getty Images

Fort Hood, respect, American flag, crosses, tribute
Bob Gordon (L) and Bob Butler paint crosses they placed in front of 16 American flags as they build a memorial in front of Central Christian Disciples of Christ church for the victims of yesterdays shooting at Fort Hood on April 3, 2014 in Killeen, Texas. Credit: Getty Images

18. Bob Gordon (L) and Bob Butler paint crosses they placed in front of 16 American flags as they build a memorial in front of Central Christian Disciples of Christ church for the victims of yesterdays shooting at Fort Hood on April 3, 2014 in Killeen, Texas. Credit: Getty Images

LED, Great Buddha, Japan,
Japanese people hold LED light torches as they sit in front of the Great Buddha of Hyogo which is illuminated in blue light to mark World Austin Awareness Day on April 2, 2014 in Kobe, Japan. Credit: Getty Images

19. Japanese people hold LED light torches as they sit in front of the Great Buddha of Hyogo which is illuminated in blue light to mark World Austin Awareness Day on April 2, 2014 in Kobe, Japan. Credit: Getty Images

she ping beekeeper photo crazy bizarre wtf
This picture taken on April 9, 2014 shows She Ping, a 34 year-old local beekeeper, covered with a swarm of bees on a small hill in southwest China’s Chongqing.

20. This picture taken on April 9, 2014 shows She Ping, a 34 year-old local beekeeper, covered with a swarm of bees on a small hill in southwest China’s Chongqing.




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