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The Week in Pictures: March 7 - 14
The World Trade Center breaks through the clouds, a house teeters off its foundation, a new pope is elected and celebrated, and more images from around the world.
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One World Trade Center emerges from the clouds in the night sky in a photo made from a passing airplane, Monday, March 11, 2013 in New York. Construction continues on the office complex going up on the site of the original World Trade Center, which was destroyed in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. (AP Photo/Matthew Ziegler)— Matthew Ziegler / AP
Lesleigh Coyer, 25, of Saginaw, Michigan, lies down in front of the grave of her brother, Ryan Coyer, who served with the U.S. Army in both Iraq and Afghanistan, at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia March 11, 2013. Coyer died of complications from an injury sustained in Afghanistan. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: CONFLICT MILITARY POLITICS OBITUARY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)— Kevin Lamarque / X00157
Soccer riot— Mohammed Asad / AP
NEWBURY, MA - MARCH 9: An aerial view of one of the homes on the Plum Island waterfront that fell off its foundation after sustaining damage during yesterday's heavy winter storm. One other home fell off its foundations and others were structurally damaged. (Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)— Boston Globe / Boston Globe
TOPSHOTS A woman walks on a snowy road, on March 12, 2013 in Caen, northwestern France, during a heavy snow storm on France. Overnight Monday nearly 500 cars were blocked near Cherbourg where snowdrifts piled up 60 centimetres (almost two feet) as winds reached 100 kilometres (more than 60 miles) an hour. Twenty-six regions in northwest and northern France were put on orange alert because of heavy snowfalls, which Meteo France said were "remarkable for the season because of the expected quantity and length of time". AFP PHOTO / CHARLY TRIBALLEAUCHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP/Getty Images— Charly Triballeau / AFP
Azra, 68, looks at her dead pet bird in a cage at her home, which was burnt by a mob two days earlier, in Badami Bagh, Lahore March 11, 2013. Hundreds of Pakistani Christians took to the streets across the country on Sunday, demanding better protection after a Christian neighbourhood was torched in the city of Lahore a day earlier in connection with the country's controversial anti-blasphemy law. REUTERS/Mohsin Raza (PAKISTAN - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW RELIGION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY ANIMALS)— Mohsin Raza / X00228
A fresco of the Madonna is seen illuminated at the Vatican March 9, 2013. Roman Catholic cardinals will enter a conclave to elect a successor to Pope Benedict on March 12, the Vatican said on Friday, with no clear favorite emerging so far to take charge of the troubled Church. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard (VATICAN - Tags: RELIGION)— Eric Gaillard / X00102
Cleaners clean the stairs as a man using a mobile phone walks by at Sejong Centre for the Perfoming Arts in central Seoul March 8, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji (SOUTH KOREA - Tags: SOCIETY BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)— Kim Hong-ji / X02955
People sunbathe by the wall of the Peter and Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg March 10, 2013. REUTERS/Alexander Demianchuk (RUSSIA - Tags: SOCIETY)— Alexander Demianchuk / X90067
A snorkeler swims next to a whale shark as it is fed from a feeder boat off the beach of Tan-awan, Oslob, in the southern Philippines island of Cebu March 1, 2013. Tan-awan, in the southern Philippines island of Cebu, used to be a sleepy village that never saw tourists unless they were lost or in transit. Yet now they flock there by the hundreds - to swim with whale sharks, the world's largest fish. Whale sharks are lured to the Tan-awan coastline of the Oslob district by fishermen who hand feed them small shrimp, drawing divers and snorkelers to see the highly sought-after animals, known as gentle giants of the sea. But the practice has sparked fierce debate on the internet and among biologists, who decry it as unnatural. Picture taken March 1, 2013. REUTERS/David Loh (PHILIPPINES - Tags: SOCIETY ANIMALS ENVIRONMENT) ATTENTION EDITORS: PICTURE 22 OF 25 FOR PACKAGE 'THE WHALE SHARK FEEDERS' SEARCH 'WHALE LOH' FOR ALL IMAGES— David Loh / X90077
People react after white smoke billowed from the chimney on the Sistine Chapel indicating that a new pope has been elected in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, who chose the name of Pope Francis, is the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)— Emilio Morenatti / AP
Catholic clergy take part in a morning prayer at the Al-Bishara Church in the West Bank town of Beit Jala, near Bethlehem March 10, 2013. Christian worshippers in the West Bank voiced hope on Sunday that the conclave of Roman Catholic cardinals will swiftly elect a successor to Pope Benedict XVI. REUTERS/Ammar Awad (WEST BANK - Tags: RELIGION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)— Ammar Awad / X90085
Violence in Mexico
ATTENTION EDITORS - VISUAL COVERAGE OF SCENES OF INJURY AND DEATH The wrapped bodies of two dead people hang from an overpass as three more dead bodies lie on the ground in Saltillo March 8, 2013. Three of the five male bodies were hanging from the overpass while two others were lying on the ground when they were found early Friday, according to local media. REUTERS/Stringer (MEXICO - Tags: CRIME LAW CIVIL UNREST TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)— Stringer/mexico / X01493
Faheema Titi, the sister of Palestinian Mahmoud Titi is covered with the blood of her dead brother after embracing him during his funeral at the Al-Fawwar refugee camp, near the West Bank town of Hebron, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Israeli troops shot to death Mahmoud Titi on Tuesday after he and others hurled rocks and firebombs at them in the West Bank, the military said. The death was the latest in a new uptick in Palestinian casualties in the area, where protests in support of prisoners held in Israeli jails have led to violent clashes between the protesters and Israeli forces. The protests have largely subsided. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)— Bernat Armangue / AP
Visitors take photos of Pope Francis as he speaks from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, who chose the name of Francis is the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)— Michael Sohn / AP