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Pictures of the Week: April 20, 2012

Pictures of the Week: April 20, 2012

Christian pilgrims hold candles at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, traditionally believed to be the burial site of Jesus Christ, during the ceremony of the Holy Fire in Jerusalem’s Old City, Saturday, April 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Pictures of the Week: April 20, 2012

Pakistani girls sit amid graves whilst attending a test during their daily classes at a makeshift school managed in the boundary of a small graveyard in Gujranwala near Lahore, Pakistan, Thursday, April 19, 2012. Pakistani government allocate less then four per cent for education in the country of more the 180 million. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

Pictures of the Week: April 20, 2012

Pakistani fishermen drag their nets for fishing as heavy clouds gather in Karachi, Pakistan, Thursday, April 19, 2012. (AP Photo)

Pictures of the Week: April 20, 2012

This handout photo provided by NASA shows the Space shuttle Discovery, mounted atop a NASA 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, flying over Washington skyline, including the Washington Monument, as seen from a NASA T-38 aircraft, Tuesday, April 17, 2012. Discovery, the longest-serving orbiter will be placed to its new home, the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va. (AP Photo/NASA, Robert Markowitz)

Pictures of the Week: April 20, 2012

In this Saturday, April 14, 2012 photo, a Pakistani girl enters her home in a slum in Islamabad, Pakistan. Some of Pakistan’s poorest women are eligible for something many have never experienced: a little bit of help from the government. It comes in the form of a debit card that is topped up with the equivalent of 30 dollars every three months. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

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