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A British Airways Boeing 747 passenger aircraft is parked at a gate at Heathrow Airport on a sunny spring day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STEFAN WERMUTH / REUTERS

Protesters march in Bolivar Square against the labor, social and development politics of the government of President Juan Manuel Santos and to denounce violations of human rights against union leaders.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MAURICIO DUENAS / European Pressphoto Agency

Children hold posters of Moammar Kadafi during a protest against NATO and coalition forces in front of a United Nations office.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ZOHRA BENSEMRA / REUTERS

Supporters of social activist Anna Hazare attend a candlelight protest march against corruption in front of India Gate.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PARIVARTAN SHARMA / REUTERS

A sculpture of a rain forest tree soars more than 130 feet in a space 330 feet high at the Magic Places exhibit, running through the end of the year at the Gasometer museum.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: INA FASSBENDER / REUTERS

A boy appears to be entranced by a candle at a shelter. A magnitude 7.1 aftershock late Thursday hit the same area in northeastern Japan ravaged by disaster a month ago, prompting a tsunami alert, which was later canceled.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JIJI PRESS

Phil Mickelson plays his second shot from the flowers on the 13th hole during the first round of the 2011 Masters tournament.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Cannon / Getty Images

Joey Logano practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Samsung Mobile 500 at the Texas Motor Speedway.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ronald Martinez / Getty Images

A colorful license plate is seen during a classic car rally.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Javier Galeano / Associated Press

A resident swims among debris and rubbish looking for recyclable materials after a fire gutted informal settlements overnight in Malabon City outside of Manila. About a thousand residents were affected by the fire, but no casualties were reported.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TED ALJIBE / AFP

U.S. space tourist Richard Garriott, second from left, and his girlfriend, Laetita Pichot de Cayeux, right, go for a dive during their visit to Russia's Star City cosmonaut training camp outside Moscow. Garriott, a U.S. video game magnate, paid $35 million for a 12-day space adventure in October 2008.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEI REMEZOV / Reuters

Congress supporters listen to the speech of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (not pictured) from tree tops during an election rally in Sipajhar constituency in Darang district of Assam in northeast India. The prime minister is campaigning for the second phase of the Assam Assembly election, which is scheduled for Monday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: EPA

Baby Run ridden by Willie Twiston-Davies, center, jumps over the chair fence on the way to winning the Fox Hunters steeple chase at Aintree, northern England.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: RUSSELL CHEYNE / Reuters

A hot air balloonist makes preparations for departure from Lydden Hill race circuit near Canterbury to take part in a mass crossing of the English Channel in Wootton, England. Fifty-one balloonists of various nationalities from across Europe took off from Kent making for Calais, France, around 7 a.m. It is the first time a Guinness World Record bid has been made for "the largest group of hot air balloons to make the Channel crossing."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Oli Scarff / Getty Images Europe

A model walks backstage before a show during the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week, in New Delhi.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Manish Swarup / AP

A Bolivian squirrel monkey pulls a pair of sunglasses smeared with bitter apple from the hand of a zookeeper at ZSL London Zoo. Zookeepers have discovered that Bolivian squirrel monkeys have been stealing visitors' sunglasses since the sun came out last week. The group of 18, who live in a no-barrier enclosure, have been given sunglasses with bitter apple smeared on them in a bid to stop them from being so light-fingered this summer.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BEN STANSALL / AFP

Bennett's wallaby baby Albert peers out of his pouch at the Vogelpark Marlow animal park in Marlow, eastern Germany. Albino Albert, thought to be 3 months old, has become the attraction of the park, due to his white coat and red eyes.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BERND WUESTNECK / DPA

An Israeli rescue worker is seen through the broken windows of a train at the scene of a train crash near the city of Netanya, north of Tel Aviv. Forty people were slightly injured when two trains traveling at low speed hit each other. Police are still investigating the cause of the crash, with local media attributing the crash to a train driver not stopping at a red light.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NIR ELIAS / Reuters

Tsunami survivors walk along the shore protection blocks in Sendai in Miyagi prefecture, Japan. Armed with radiation meters and protective gear, police launch an intensive search for people missing inside the exclusion zone around Japan's disaster-stricken nuclear power plant.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: YASUYOSHI CHIBA / AFP

A Japanese cherry tree stands in full bloom in Potsdam, eastern Germany. Spring has arrived in northern parts of the country, bringing sun and warm temperatures.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PATRICK PLEUL / DPA

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With unusually warm April weather continuing in London, an image of a British Airways 747 at Heathrow Airport on a sunny spring day makes for a white silhouette against a deep blue English sky.

Colombian protesters march in Bogota against the labor, social and development politics of the government of President Juan Manuel Santos and denounce violations of human rights against union leaders; Libyan schoolchildren hold posters of Moammar Kadafi during a protest against NATO and coalition force in Tripoli; and in India, supporters of social activist Anna Hazare attend a candlelight protest against corruption in New Delhi.

A boy appears to be entranced by a candle at a shelter in Ofunato, Japan. A magnitude 7.1 aftershock late Thursday hit the same area in northeastern Japan ravaged by disaster a month ago, prompting a tsunami alert, which was later canceled; and oceans away, Japanese cherry blossoms are in full bloom in Potsdam, Germany.

In Augusta, Ga., it’s Day One of golf’s 2011 Masters tournament and Phil Mickelson plays his second shot from a bed of flowers on the 13th hole at the start of the prestigious event; practice is underway at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series; and back in Germany, the sculpture of a rain forest tree soars more than 130 feet in a space almost three times that height at the Gasometer museum in Oberhausen.

This is but a glimpse of Framework’s Pictures in the News today; feel free to explore them all.

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