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Pictures of the Week: April 29, 2013

From the Denver Post:

A Bangladeshi woman survivor is lifted out of the rubble by rescuers at the site of a building that collapsed Wednesday in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh, Thursday, April 25, 2013. By Monday, the death toll reached over 350 people as rescuers continued to search for injured and missing, after a huge section of an eight-story building that housed several garment factories splintered into a pile of concrete.

Honor guard stand in front of caskets prior to a memorial service for first responders who died in last week’s fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, Thursday, April 25, 2013, in Waco, Texas. Firefighters and other first responders were among those killed when a fire at the plant erupted in an explosion last week. Hundreds of people were injured.

Pictures of the Week is a Denver Post Plog that gathers the strongest photojournalism from around the world.

APTOPIX Bangladesh Building Collapse

A Bangladeshi woman survivor is lifted out of the rubble by rescuers at the site of a building that collapsed Wednesday in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh, Thursday, April 25, 2013. By Thursday, the death toll reached at least 194 people as rescuers continued to search for injured and missing, after a huge section of an eight-story building that housed several garment factories splintered into a pile of concrete.(AP Photo/Kevin Frayer) #

TOPSHOTS-CHINA-QUAKE

TOPSHOTS This photo taken on April 23, 2013 shows children saluting rescue workers with banners reading “thank you” along a street in Lushan county of Yaan, southwest China’s Sichuan province. Tens of thousands of homeless survivors of China’s devastating quake are living in makeshift tents or on the streets, facing shortages of food and supplies as well as an uncertain future. AFP PHOTOAFP/AFP/Getty Images #

APTOPIX France Gay Marriage

Pro gay marriage activists pose during a gathering at Paris 4th district city hall after French lawmakers legalized same-sex marriage, Tuesday, April 23, 2013, in Paris. Lawmakers legalized same-sex marriage after months of debate and street protests that brought hundreds of thousands to Paris. Tuesday’s 331-225 vote came in the Socialist majority National Assembly. France’s justice minister, Christiane Taubira, said the first weddings could be as soon as June. (AP Photo/Francois Mori) #

APTOPIX Pakistan Daily Life

A Pakistani girl, who was displaced with her family by 2010 floods in Pakistan’s Sindh province, lies on a bed next to the rubble of her makeshift home, after it was destroyed along with other homes by the Capital Development Authority for being built on illegal lands, on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Tuesday, April 23, 2013. Many slums which are built on illegal lands have neither running water or sewage disposal. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen) #

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