The Week in Pictures: March 31 - April 7

March Madness ends, torrential rains cause tragic floods, a dog is awarded a medal of honor and more of this week's best pictures.

A Swiss Guard stands at attention during a private audience of Pope Francis and Croatian Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic at the Vatican on April 7, 2016.


Migrants and refugees clash with riot police during a protest to call for the reopening of the borders at their makeshift camp in the northern border village of Idomeni, Greece, on April 7. The first 130 migrants — mostly from Pakistan and Bangladesh — boarded two ferries on April 4 and were sent to Turkey, as part of a contentious plan shrouded in protests.

PHOTOS: Greece Deports First Group of Migrants to Turkey

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Jordan Spieth blows on his ball on the ninth hole during the par three competition at the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga., on April 6.

David J. Phillip / AP

A man rides an escalator in front of high-rise buildings in Shanghai's financial district on April 6.


Gunnery Sgt. Christopher Willingham, of Tuscaloosa, Ala., poses with retired U.S. Marine dog Lucca, after receiving the PDSA Dickin Medal, awarded for animal bravery, on April 5. The 12-year-old German Shepherd lost her leg on March 2012 in Afghanistan. Lucca discovered a 30-pound improvised explosive device (IED) and as she searched for additional IEDs, a second device detonated, blowing off her front left leg.

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People cross a flooded road following torrential rains on the outskirts of Peshawar, Pakistan, on April 5. The death toll in Pakistan due to heavy rains has risen to 92.

PHOTOS: Horrendous Floods Kill Dozens in Pakistan After Heavy Rains


A fisherman carries a sailfish on his head to the fish market in Hamarweyne near the port of Mogadishu, Somalia, on April 4.


Kris Jenkins of the Villanova Wildcats celebrates with the student section after defeating the University of North Carolina Tar Heels in the championship game of the 2016 NCAA Men's Final Four at NRG Stadium on April 4.

PHOTOS: Buzzer-Beater Seals Villanova Win Over North Carolina

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A Bengal cat bares its teeth during the Mediterranean Winner 2016 cat show in Rome on April 3.

MAX ROSSI / Reuters

An elderly Indian farmer has his umbrella mounted on his walking stick to protect himself from the scorching sun as he works on removing weeds at a paddy field on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar, India, on April 5.

Biswaranjan Rout / AP

The Tokyo Tower is lit up as visitors row boats in a moat surrounding Edo Castle to admire full-bloom cherry blossoms in Tokyo on April 4. Viewing cherry blossoms is a national pastime and cultural event in Japan, where millions of people turn out to admire them annually.

PHOTOS: Tokyo's Famed Cherry Blossoms Reach Full Bloom

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A child wearing a mask plays at a makeshift camp for migrants and refugees near the Macedonian border in Idomeni, Greece, on April 3.


Canoers on the Potomac River pause to watch the sunset in Washington on April 3.

The Week in Pictures: March 24 - 31

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