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Image: Samburu women of the Lorubai traditional dance group participate in a peace marathon

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The Week in Pictures: April 26 - May 3

Competitive cry babies, a summit of the Koreas, May Day rallies and more.

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Image: Bodyguards escort a car carrying North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

Well guarded

Bodyguards escort a car carrying North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a summit on April 27, 2018 in Panmunjom, South Korea. Moon and Kim promised to work toward the "complete denuclearization" of the Korean Peninsula, but made no references to verification or timetables.

Korea Summit Press Pool / Getty Images
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Image: A baby cries in the arms of an amateur sumo wrestler during a baby crying contest at Sensoji temple in Tokyo

Cry baby

A baby cries in the arms of an amateur sumo wrestler during a baby crying contest at Sensoji temple in Tokyo on April 28. During the competition two wrestlers each hold a baby as a referee makes faces and loud noises to make them cry. The baby who cries the loudest wins. The ritual is believed to aid the healthy growth of the children and ward off evil spirits.

Issei Kato / Reuters
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Image: Members of a caravan of migrants from Central America climb up the border fence between Mexico and the U.S., as a part of a demonstration prior to preparations for an asylum request in the U.S., in Tijuana

Caravan arrives

Migrants from Central America climb up the border fence between Mexico and the U.S. during a demonstration before applying for asylum, in Tijuana, Mexico on April 29.

Nearly 200 migrants who journeyed in a caravan to the U.S. border resolved to turn themselves in and ask for asylum Sunday in a direct challenge to the Trump administration — only to have U.S. immigration officials announce that the San Diego crossing was already at capacity.

Interactive: Follow the migrant caravan's journey

Edgard Garrido / Reuters
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Image: Police detain a protester after a May Day march turned violent in San Juan

Puerto Rico protest

Police detain a protester after a May Day march turned violent in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on May 1. Thousands of Puerto Ricans marched Tuesday to protest pension cuts, school closures and slow hurricane recovery efforts as anger grows across the U.S. territory over looming austerity measures.

Carlos Giusti / AP
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Image: A woman cries in front of a riot police line after tear gas was deployed during a May Day

Tear gas tears

A woman cries in front of a riot police line after tear gas was deployed during a May Day protest in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on May 1.

Photos: Workers, activists mark May Day with defiant rallies

Ricardo Arduengo / AFP - Getty Images
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Image: People watch explosions over the skyline of the Syrian capital of Damascus

Strikes in Syria

Explosions cover the skyline of the Syrian capital of Damascus, during government strikes targeting ISIS late on April 28.

Rami Al Sayed / AFP - Getty Images
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Image: A four-year-old boy weeps in the arms of a family member as he and others were apprehended by border patrol agents

Caught at the border

A four-year-old boy weeps in the arms of a family member as he and others were apprehended by border patrol agents after illegally crossing the U.S. border from Mexico near McAllen, Texas, on May 2.

Adrees Latif / Reuters
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Image: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un walks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in

Historic handshake

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un walks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the truce village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone on April 27.

After a year of tensions, the first North-South Korea summit in more than a decade began with a handshake. Their hands still clasped, Moon invited the North Korean leader into the South for the first time ever, just one step over a line marked by an ankle-high strip of concrete.

Korea Summit Press Pool via AP
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Image: Trump walks from the East Room after presenting the National Teacher of the Year award

Exit strategy

President Donald Trump walks from the East Room after presenting the National Teacher of the Year award at the White House in Washington on May 2.

Carolyn Kaster / AP
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Image: Smoke rises from buildings during regime strikes in Damascus

Plume of smoke

Smoke rises from buildings during government strikes on the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp and the neighboring al-Hajar al-Aswad district in southern Damascus, Syria, on May 1. President Bashar al-Assad's military and its allies have pushed to crush the last insurgent footholds around the Syrian capital through a string of offensives and withdrawal deals.

Rami Al Sayed / AFP - Getty Images
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Image: Supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinian attend a rally

Armenian resolve

Supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinian attend a rally after parliament rejected his bid as interim prime minister in central Yerevan, Armenia, on May 1. Between 30,000 and 40,000 opposition supporters spent the day peacefully rallying outside the parliament building to support Pashinian.

Gleb Garanich / Reuters
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Image: A man evacuates his horse from the area as the fire burns through a pile of old tyres at a recycling centre in Ciudad Juarez

Fleeing fire

A man evacuates his horse after a fire broke out at a recycling plant Wednesday on the outskirts of Mexico's Ciudad Juarez, on May 2. Thick black smoke covered the border city, moving into El Paso, Texas.

Juarez authorities declared an environmental emergency due to harmful particulate matter in the smoke, and people in its path were advised to stay inside, shut windows and doors and not use air conditioners under any circumstances.

Jose Luis Gonzalez / Reuters
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Image: Mourners console the mother of 15-year-old Palestinian teenager

Gaza grief

Mourners console the mother of 15-year-old Palestinian teenager Azzam Oweida during his funeral in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip on April 28, after he died from injuries sustained when he was shot by Israeli forces in clashes along the Gaza border.

Mahmud Hams / AFP - Getty Images
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Image: At least one dead in collapse of a burnt building in Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo collapse

Firefighters work at the site of the remains of a 24-story building after it collapsed from a fire in Sao Paulo on May 1. Firefighters said at least one person had been killed in the collapse and that there could be more.

Sebastio Moreira / EPA
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Image: A pallbearer wipes a tear at the end of the funeral for Diante "Butchie" Yarber

Police shooting

A pallbearer wipes a tear at the end of the funeral for Diante "Butchie" Yarber on April 27 in Barstow, California. Yarber was shot and killed by Barstow Police on April 5.

James Quigg / The Daily Press via AP
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Image: Samburu women of the Lorubai traditional dance group participate in a peace marathon

Dance for peace

Samburu women with the Lorubai traditional dance group participate in a peace marathon for pastoral communities at the Archers post in Isiolo, Kenya, on April 26. The event hoped to bring together tribes fighting due to scarcity of pasture and water in the region.

Simon Maina / AFP - Getty Images
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Image: A group of migrants warm up with Red Cross blankets

Migrant rescue

A group of migrants warm up with Red Cross blankets on a rescue vessel as they arrive in Malaga, Spain, on April 26, after an inflatable boat carrying 90 migrants was rescued by the coast guard.

Jorge Guerrero / AFP - Getty Images
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Image: Afghan journalists are impacted after a second blast in Kabul

Kabul blast

Journalists at the site of a suicide attack after a second blast in Kabul, Afghanistan, on April 30. A coordinated double suicide bombing by ISIS hit central Kabul, killing at least 25 people, including nine Afghan journalists.

The attack was the latest in a relentless string of deadly large-scale bombings and assaults that have struck Kabul and elsewhere in Afghanistan so far this year.

Omar Sobhani / Reuters
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Image: Friends and relatives of Agence France Presse chief photographer Shah Marai Faizi gather at his burial

Photographer's funeral

Friends and relatives of Shah Marai gather at his burial in Kabul on April 30. The Agence France-Presse's chief photographer was killed along with eight other reporters in a double suicide bombing in Kabul by ISIS.

PHOTOS: Slain photographer's portraits of war-torn Afghanistan

Andrew Quilty / Pool via AFP - Getty Images
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