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A bee approaches its landing as it pollinates a Black-eyed Susan on the first day of spring at the Upper Newport Bay Ecological Preserve in Newport Beach, Calif.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

A crowd reacts before a funeral convoy carrying coffins leaves the Ozar Hatorah Jewish school one day after a gun attack that killed three French-Israeli children and a Jewish teacher. The four will be buried in Israel.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PHILIPPE DESMAZES / AFP / Getty Images

Two-year-old Ouobra Kompalemba, who suffers from severe malnutrition and bronchitis, receives milk through a catheter at a hospital. At least 20 million people are threatened by famine this year in the Sahel region, according to Action Against Hunger.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: RAPHAEL DE BENGY / AFP / Getty Images

Libyan girls dressed in white as angels, one of them armed, flash a V for victory during a rally commemorating the first anniversary of confronting the armed forces of late Libyan dictator Moammar Kadafi.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABDULLAH DOMA / AFP / Getty Images

Egyptian senior clerics gather to pay their final respects during the funeral for Pope Shenouda III at the Coptic Orthodox cathedral.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nasser Nasser / Associated Press

A man expresses his grief in front of the portrait of a relative killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan, during a ceremony at a military base in Ankara. A Turkish helicopter crashed into a house on the outskirts of Kabul on March 17, killing 12 Turkish soldiers and two Afghan civilians in what appeared to be Ankara's deadliest incident in Afghanistan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ADEM ALTAN / AFP / Getty Images

A believer asking the spirit of Mexican folk healer for a miracle is submerged in the mud at El Pozito. Thousands of believers took part in a procession seeking help from Nino Fidencio, who according to legend was well-known for performing painless operations without anesthesia. He died in 1938.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JULIO CESAR AGUILAR / AFP / Getty Images

Kyrgyz riders play the traditional Central Asian sport Buzkashi in which mounted players compete for points by throwing a stuffed sheepskin into a well.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: VYACHESLAV OSELEDKO / AFP / Getty Images

Visitors walk through the restored entrance hall of Kensington Palace, which now features an exhibition of dresses worn by Princess Diana and Queen Victoria's wedding dress.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MIGUEL MEDINA / AFP / Getty Images

Tunisians wave national flags during a celebration of the country's independence day amid fears of a widening divide between secular and religious movements in the newly democratized nation.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FETHI BELAID / AFP / Getty Images

Syrian army soldiers search for rebels in a suburb of Damascus. An international human rights group accused Syria's armed opposition of carrying out serious abuses, including the kidnapping and torture of security forces, in a sign of the growing complexity of the yearlong uprising against President Bashar Assad.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

A sales assistant in a fancy dress attempts to lure passersby into his shop. The head of China's central bank said conditions are ripe for Beijing to liberalize interest rates, which would boost domestic consumption as the nation's exports are hit by weaker overseas demand.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ED JONES / AFP / Getty Images

Bactrian camels come in for a closeup at the local zoo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BERND WUESTNECK / EPA

An effigy of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is put on a mock North Korean missile during a rally denouncing North Korea's plan to launch a long-range rocket in Seoul.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lee Jin-man / Associated Press

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Tuesday’s Pictures in the News begins in France, where a funeral convoy carrying coffins leaves the Ozar Hatorah Jewish school after a ceremony in Toulouse, one day after a gun attack. The bodies of three French-Israeli children and a Jewish teacher killed in the attack at the school began their journey Tuesday to their burial in Israel.

On the African continent, Libyan girls dressed in white as angels, one of them armed, flash a V for victory during a rally in the eastern city of Benghazi, as locals commemorate the first anniversary of confronting the armed forces of late Libyan dictator Moammar Kadafi; Egyptian senior clerics gather to pay their final respects during the funeral for Pope Shenouda III at the Coptic Orthodox cathedral in Cairo; and Tunisians celebrated their country’s independence day amid fears of a widening divide between secular and religious movements in the newly democratized nation.

Elsewhere, a man expresses his grief in front of the portrait of a relative killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan, during a ceremony at a military base in Turkey;┬áSyrian army soldiers look through a hole in a building as they search for Syrian rebels in a suburb of Damascus; and an effigy of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is put on a mock North Korean missile in Seoul during a rally denouncing North Korea’s plan to launch a long-range rocket.

Add stops in China, Germany, Mexico and Kyrgyzstan to round out the report.

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