Rescuers search for buried people after a three-story building collapsed. The building in the process of demolition collapsed suddenly around 6 p.m. on Wednesday.
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Roma people wait as bulldozers destroy their makeshift camp two weeks after French Interior Minister Manuel Valls announced he will continue the dismantling of camps.
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Children play the violin during the opening concert of the 16th Suzuki Method World Convention in Matsumoto. Some 2,000 Japanese and foreign children coming from 35 countries displayed their skills during the opening concert.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KAZUHIRO NOGI / AFPLink
A penitent of the Santisimo Cristo de las Injurias brotherhood takes part in a Holy Week procession. Hundreds of processions take place throughout Spain during the Easter Holy Week.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Daniel Ochoa de Olza / Associated PressLink
Priests take pictures as Pope Francis celebrates the Chrism Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican. The Chrism Mass marks the start of the Easter celebrations.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gregorio Borgia / Associated PressLink
Buddhist monks and nuns attend a preaching session of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama at the Kalachakra Phodong Monestry.
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An Indian Sikh devotee bathes in the holy sarover (water tank) on the occasion of "Hola Mohalla" at the Golden Temple in Amritsar. Hola Mohalla is a three-day Sikh festival, in which Nihang Sikh "warriors" perform Gatka (mock encounters with real weapons), tent pegging and bareback horse-riding.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NARINDER NANU / AFPLink
A model presents a creation from the MGPIN Collection during China fashion week.
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Nov. 14, 1970: Elvis Presley performs at a sold-out show at the Forum in Inglewood. Los Angeles Times pop music critic Robert Hilburn reported: