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Photos Of The Week: March 27-April 2


Supporters of Iyad Allawi celebrate in the streets of Baghdad on March 26. - When the official election results were announced, former Prime Minister Iyad Allawi's Al-Iraqiyah list won the most seats in Iraq's March 7 parliamentary elections. Photo by Mohammed Jalil for epa
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Supporters of Iyad Allawi celebrate in the streets of Baghdad on March 26. - When the official election results were announced, former Prime Minister Iyad Allawi's Al-Iraqiyah list won the most seats in Iraq's March 7 parliamentary elections.

Photo by Mohammed Jalil for epa

U.S. President Barack Obama meets with troops at Bagram Air Base in Kabul on March 28. - President Obama arrived unannounced in Afghanistan on March 28, his first visit to the war zone that could define his presidency since his election as U.S. commander in chief. Photo by Jim Young for Reuters
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U.S. President Barack Obama meets with troops at Bagram Air Base in Kabul on March 28. - President Obama arrived unannounced in Afghanistan on March 28, his first visit to the war zone that could define his presidency since his election as U.S. commander in chief.

Photo by Jim Young for Reuters

An Afghan man who is a possible suspect is detained in a compound held by U.S. Marines in Marjah district. - U.S. Marines continue operations in the Marjah district of the southern Helmand Province on March 29. Photo by Asmaa Waguih of Reuters
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An Afghan man who is a possible suspect is detained in a compound held by U.S. Marines in Marjah district. - U.S. Marines continue operations in the Marjah district of the southern Helmand Province on March 29.

Photo by Asmaa Waguih of Reuters

A blind Uzbek musician sings in a Tashkent market. - Photo by a citizen journalist
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A blind Uzbek musician sings in a Tashkent market. - Photo by a citizen journalist

A Bosnian Muslim woman prays at the Potocari memorial cemetery near Srebrenica on March 31. - Serbia's apology for the 1995 Srebrenica massacre on March 31 was greeted with bitterness and cynicism in Bosnia-Herzegovina, where Muslim survivors of the massacre slammed Belgrade for dodging the term "genocide" and Bosnian Serbs felt betrayed. Photo by Elvis Barukcic for AFP
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A Bosnian Muslim woman prays at the Potocari memorial cemetery near Srebrenica on March 31. - Serbia's apology for the 1995 Srebrenica massacre on March 31 was greeted with bitterness and cynicism in Bosnia-Herzegovina, where Muslim survivors of the massacre slammed Belgrade for dodging the term "genocide" and Bosnian Serbs felt betrayed.

Photo by Elvis Barukcic for AFP

 A woman passes by a riot-police cordon during an opposition rally in Moscow on March 31. - Police cordoned off Moscow's Triumfalnaya Square, where an unauthorized rally was staged to support the Russian Constitution's Article 31, which guarantees freedom of assembly and association. Photo by Andrei Stenin for RIA Novosti
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A woman passes by a riot-police cordon during an opposition rally in Moscow on March 31. - Police cordoned off Moscow's Triumfalnaya Square, where an unauthorized rally was staged to support the Russian Constitution's Article 31, which guarantees freedom of assembly and association.

Photo by Andrei Stenin for RIA Novosti

A wounded man makes a phone call outside Moscow's Park Kultury subway station after an explosion on March 29. - Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up on packed subway trains in central Moscow during morning rush hour, killing at least 40 people in the deadliest attacks in the Russian capital for six years. Photo by Vladimir Fedorenko for RIA Novosti
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A wounded man makes a phone call outside Moscow's Park Kultury subway station after an explosion on March 29. - Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up on packed subway trains in central Moscow during morning rush hour, killing at least 40 people in the deadliest attacks in the Russian capital for six years.

Photo by Vladimir Fedorenko for RIA Novosti

A woman cries at Lubyanka subway station in Moscow on March 30. - Moscow observed an official day of mourning on March 30 and nervous commuters returned to the subway following the twin suicide bombings on March 29. Photo by Aleksandr Natruskin for Reuters
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A woman cries at Lubyanka subway station in Moscow on March 30. - Moscow observed an official day of mourning on March 30 and nervous commuters returned to the subway following the twin suicide bombings on March 29.

Photo by Aleksandr Natruskin for Reuters

A train passes by flowers left in memory of the victims of the bombing at Park Kultury subway station in Moscow. - Photo by Denis Sinyakov for Reuters
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A train passes by flowers left in memory of the victims of the bombing at Park Kultury subway station in Moscow. - Photo by Denis Sinyakov for Reuters

The crew of the "Peter the Great" break into columns in Murmansk. - The crew of the nuclear-powered guided-missile cruiser prepare to set off for a long voyage from their port in the Murmansk region on March 30. Photo by Grigory Sisoyev for RIA Novosti
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The crew of the "Peter the Great" break into columns in Murmansk. - The crew of the nuclear-powered guided-missile cruiser prepare to set off for a long voyage from their port in the Murmansk region on March 30.

Photo by Grigory Sisoyev for RIA Novosti

A man is searched by an Afghan soldier during a patrol in the Marjah district on March 30. - Photo by Asmaa Waguih for Reuters
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A man is searched by an Afghan soldier during a patrol in the Marjah district on March 30. - Photo by Asmaa Waguih for Reuters

A view of a flooded village on the Neman River near the city of Hrodno on March 31. - Melting snow has caused flooding in parts of Ukraine and Belarus. Photo by Aleksandr Sayenko for Reuters
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A view of a flooded village on the Neman River near the city of Hrodno on March 31. - Melting snow has caused flooding in parts of Ukraine and Belarus.

Photo by Aleksandr Sayenko for Reuters

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