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A rebel rolls a burning tire into a room where troops loyal to Kadafi are holed up.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chris Hondros / Getty Images

Local residents and members of the Sierra Club attend a ceremony to mark the one-year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon tragedy.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SEAN GARDNER / Reuters

John Koeferl of New Orleans joins members of the Sierra Club to mark the one-year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon tragedy.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SEAN GARDNER / Reuters

Cal State Fullerton senior Janelle Truong sleeps on the floor of the school's administration building as a sit-in protest by students over budget cuts in the California State University system enters its third day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

People pray at Svetitskhoveli Cathedral.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DAVID MDZINARISHVILI / Reuters

Christian pilgrims stand in the Jordan River during a ceremony for the upcoming Easter holiday. The ceremony takes place at the site known as Qasr el-Yahud, where it is believed John the Baptist baptized Jesus.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BAZ RATNER / Reuters

La Maison du Chocolat's creative director Gilles Marchal, left, assists an employee as they spread chocolate at their workshop in preparation for making Easter creations.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JACKY NAEGELEN / Reuters

A penitent of the Cofradia de Jesus del Via crucis waits for the start of a Holy Week procession.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jasper Juinen / Getty Images

Members of the Bulanting, or Mud People, cleanse themselves in a river after their traditional Lenten procession. The group holds processions every year to pray for good health.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROMEO RANOCO / Reuters

A newborn baby pangolin climbs the walls of a cage during a news conference as the Thai customs office displayed 175 pangolins found hidden in a truck heading into Bangkok. Pangolins are listed as endangered species, but some people believe that the animals' meat and blood can enhance sexual virility.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DAMIR SAGOLJ / Reuters

People enjoy the sunshine on a beach in southern England.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LUKE MACGREGOR / Reuters

New students react as a traditional tiger dance is performed during an entrance ceremony at Kamaishi Elementary School. The area was devastated by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, causing the ceremony to be held 13 days late.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Toru Hanai / Reuters

A resident uses a spear and a battery-operated head lamp to catch fish in a river.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROMEO RANOCO / Reuters

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We begin Wednesday’s Pictures in the News feature in Louisiana, where it was one year ago today that an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon rig in the Gulf of Mexico killed 11 workers and spewed nearly 5 million barrels of oil into the gulf.

This is the week leading up to Easter, and countries around the world are marking the holiday in many different ways. In the West Bank, Christian pilgrims stand in the Jordan River at the site known as Qasr el-Yahud, where it is believed John the Baptist baptised Jesus; in Spain, a penitent of the Cofradia de Jesus del Via crucis waits for the start of a Holy Week procession in Zamora; and in France, it’s all about the chocolate, as employees at La Maison du Chocolat spread the confection at their workshop in Nanterre in preparation for making Easter creations.

Elsewhere, a traditional tiger dance is performed during a ceremony at Kamaishi Elementary School in Japan after the area was devastated by the earthquake and tsunami; people enjoy the sunshine on a beach in southern England; and members of the Bulanting cleanse themselves in a river after their Lenten procession on Marinduque Island in the Philippines.

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