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Photos Of The Week -- March 31-April 6

Sarajevo marks the 20th anniversary of the 44-month wartime siege, as Christians prepare to mark Easter.

Sarajevo marked the 20th anniversary of the wartime siege with an event called "Sarajevo Red Line," in memory of those who died. (RFE/RL / Midhat Poturovic)
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Sarajevo marked the 20th anniversary of the wartime siege with an event called "Sarajevo Red Line," in memory of those who died. (RFE/RL / Midhat Poturovic)

Each chair, lined up in silent rows down Marshal Tito Street in the city center, symbolizes one of the people killed. (RFE/RL / Midhat Poturovic)
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Each chair, lined up in silent rows down Marshal Tito Street in the city center, symbolizes one of the people killed. (RFE/RL / Midhat Poturovic)

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Smaller chairs represent the 643 children killed during the siege. (RFE/RL / Daisy Sindelar)
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Smaller chairs represent the 643 children killed during the siege. (RFE/RL / Daisy Sindelar)

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Earlier, an official delegation laid flowers at the memorials to the children killed in Sarajevo. (RFE/RL / Midhat Poturovic)
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Earlier, an official delegation laid flowers at the memorials to the children killed in Sarajevo. (RFE/RL / Midhat Poturovic)

Stana Cisic and her husband, Samir, pose with their daughter, Irina, who was killed by a sniper in October 1994, shortly after her first birthday. (courtesy photo)
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Stana Cisic and her husband, Samir, pose with their daughter, Irina, who was killed by a sniper in October 1994, shortly after her first birthday. (courtesy photo)

Demonstrators clash with riot police in Athens on April 4, after an elderly man killed himself to protest austerity measures. (AFP/Aris Messinis)
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Demonstrators clash with riot police in Athens on April 4, after an elderly man killed himself to protest austerity measures. (AFP/Aris Messinis)

Afghan horsemen compete during the traditional sport of Buzkashi in Kabul. (AFP/Johannes Eisele)
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Afghan horsemen compete during the traditional sport of Buzkashi in Kabul. (AFP/Johannes Eisele)

A German soldier keeps watch during a patrol near Taloqan, the capital of Afghanistan's Takhar Province. (AFP/Johannes Eisele)
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A German soldier keeps watch during a patrol near Taloqan, the capital of Afghanistan's Takhar Province. (AFP/Johannes Eisele)

Europe's tallest-to-be tower under construction burns in central Moscow, late on April 2. (AFP/Alexander Nemenov)
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Europe's tallest-to-be tower under construction burns in central Moscow, late on April 2. (AFP/Alexander Nemenov)

An activist of Pakistan's Jamaat-ud-Dawa group beats a U.S. flag with his shoes during a protest rally in Karachi over a U.S. bounty offer for an Islamist militant. (AFP/Asif Hassan)
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An activist of Pakistan's Jamaat-ud-Dawa group beats a U.S. flag with his shoes during a protest rally in Karachi over a U.S. bounty offer for an Islamist militant. (AFP/Asif Hassan)

People sunbathe at the wall of the St. Peter and Paul fortress in central St. Petersburg, Russia. ( AFP/Olga Maltseva)
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People sunbathe at the wall of the St. Peter and Paul fortress in central St. Petersburg, Russia. ( AFP/Olga Maltseva)

Models present creations by young Kyrgyz designers during Fashion Week in Bishkek. (Reuters/Vladimir Pirogov)
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Models present creations by young Kyrgyz designers during Fashion Week in Bishkek. (Reuters/Vladimir Pirogov)

Catholic clergy hold candles during a procession at the traditional Washing of the Feet ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre ahead of Easter celebrations in Jerusalem. (Reuters/Darren Whiteside)
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Catholic clergy hold candles during a procession at the traditional Washing of the Feet ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre ahead of Easter celebrations in Jerusalem. (Reuters/Darren Whiteside)

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