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The Week in Pictures: March 24 - 31

Police arrest hundreds in Moscow, El Nino wreaks havoc in Peru, cherry blossoms herald spring's arrival and more of the week's best images.

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Mourners react as they sit in a window of a mosque during the funeral of Tauseef Ahmad Wagay, a suspected militant, who according to local media was killed in a gun battle with the Indian army, in Chadoora, in Indian-controlled Kashmir on March 29, 2017.

Rivals India and Pakistan each administer part of Kashmir, but both claim the Himalayan territory in its entirety. Most people in the Indian-controlled portion favor independence or a merger with Pakistan.

Danish Ismail / Reuters
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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers a keynote address during the 28th Annual Professional Business Women of California conference on March 28 in San Francisco. 

Justin Sullivan / Getty Images
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The wreck of South Korea's Sewol ferry, raised from the bottom of the sea last week, is carried on a barge as it arrives at port in Mokbo on March 31. 

Once in port, it will be searched for the remains of the last nine victims of the 2014 sinking. Most of the 304 people who died when the Sewol sank were teenagers on a school trip. 

PHOTOS: South Korea's Sewol Ferry Sinks

Ed Jones / AFP - Getty Images
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Women take selfies with cherry blossoms in a park in Tokyo on March 30.

Behrouz Mehri / AFP - Getty Images
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A firefighter surveys the section of an overpass that collapsed from a large fire on Interstate 85 in Atlanta on March 30. Atlanta officials say a massive fire that burned for more than an hour caused the collapse of the interstate overpass. Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has issued a state of emergency for the county.

David Goldman / AP
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A Syrian woman pulls her husband on a wheelchair as they evacuate from their home following a reported air strike on the rebel-controlled town of Hammuriyeh, on the outskirts of the capital Damascus on March 25.

At least 16 civilians were killed and dozens wounded in the reported air strike, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said.

Abdulmonam Eassa / AFP - Getty Images
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Wounded Syrian children cry as they wait to receive treatment following a reported air strike on the rebel-controlled town of Hammuriyeh, in the eastern Ghouta region on the outskirts of Damascus, on March 25. 

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Lana Chilton of City of Newcastle Gym competes in the vault during the British Gymnastics Championships at the Echo Arena on March 25 in Liverpool, England.

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Margaret McCall, a clean energy consultant from Chicago, sits in Santa Elena Canyon in the Rio Grande river facing a cliff that is Mexico, as she vacations at Big Bend National Park in Texas on March 27.

When asked about the border wall, McCall said: "My first thought is: has Donald Trump seen this cliff? Because unless you're building a 500-foot wall it's really not going to cut it."

Rodrigo Abd / AP file
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Displaced Somali mother Sahra Muse, 32, comforts her malnourished child, Ibrahim Ali, 7, in their makeshift shelter at a camp on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia.

Drought-stricken families facing a hunger crisis are on the move, trying to reach international aid agencies that cannot distribute food in areas under the control of al-Shabab, Somalia's homegrown Islamic extremist rebels who are affiliated with al-Qaida.

PHOTOS: With Somalia in the Throes of Famine, UN Warns of Worsening Crisis

Farah Abdi Warsameh / AP
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A woman rests in bed with her children in the pediatric ward at the Doctors Without Borders hospital inside the United Nations Mission in Rubkona County, South Sudan on March 23.

Photo made available on March 28. 

Siegfried Modola / Reuters
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Russian riot police detain a demonstrator during an opposition rally in central Moscow on March 26. 

Tens of thousands demonstrators turned out in Moscow and other cities on Sunday to rally against official corruption in the largest outpouring of discontent in years.

PHOTOS: Hundreds Detained in Moscow Protest of Government Corruption

Maxim Shipenkov / EPA
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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, right, poses for the media in court in Moscow on March 30. Navalny, who called for a wave of nationwide protests against government corruption, was sentenced to 15 days in jail.

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A woman attempts to access her home as her dog looks on in Lismore, New South Wales, Australia, on March 31. Flooding rivers swamped towns along Australia's east coast on Friday forcing tens of thousands of people to be evacuated as fast-flowing waters cut roads and destroyed bridges after the remnants of a powerful #cyclone swept through the region.
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Iranian fans wait for the start of Iran and China's World Cup qualifying soccer match beneath giant portraits of late Iranian revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, left, and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei  at the Azadi Stadium in Tehran on March 28. 

Iran won the match 1-0.

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A  resident pushes his cart through the mud after the flooding caused by recent rains in Piura, northern Peru, on March 24. 

A sudden warming of waters off Peru's coast this year have unleashed torrential downpours that have killed dozens of people and displaced more than 100,000 in recent weeks. It is part of a localized El Nino phenomenon that is forecast to stretch into April.

PHOTOS: Devastating Floods in Peru Displace Tens of Thousands

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A boy stands with his dog near his destroyed home on March 24, the day after an explosion and a fire at the ammunition depot of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in Balakiya, Ukraine. 

Ukrainian officials accused Russian or separatist saboteurs of causing the fire with the aid of a drone. Separatists deny the claim and say it likely was caused by what they call Ukrainian military incompetence.

Andrew Kravchenko / EPA
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A model rests backstage before the MUXU colletion by Yang Shan during China Fashion Week in Beijing on March 28.

The Week in Pictures: March 17 - 24

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