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Andrew Lark, 32, with his 8-year-old son, Bennett, wait in line Friday morning for West Hollywood's Maxfield store to open so they can purchase an Apple Watch.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Apple fans wear their hearts on their foreheads before entering a Tokyo store to buy Apple watches.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCK ROBICHON / EPA

Women hold pictures of loved ones who were among the estimated 1.5 million Armenians killed by the Ottoman Turks a century ago during commemorative events of the mass slayings in Yerevan, Armenia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sergei Grits / Associated Press

People wearing gags gather in central Moscow mark the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DMITRY SEREBRYAKOV / AFP/Getty Images

The ash cloud from Chile's Calbuco volcano spreads across the sky, as seen from an apartment window across the border in Bariloche, Argentina.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DANIEL ORTIZ / AFP/Getty Images

An asylum seekers holds a paper boat with words written in Italian that read, "Too many deaths, it is not good," during a demonstration in front of the Italian parliament in Rome.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GABRIEL BOUYS / AFP/Getty Images

A woman walks between balloons part of an art light installation in Bucharest, Romania. Bucharest hosts the Spotlight International Light Festival for the next three days.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Vadim Ghirda / Associated Press

A couple wearing World War II-era U.S. Army uniforms kiss during the Convoy of Liberty event in Prague, Czech Republic, which commemorates the liberation of the western part of the country from Nazi occupation by U.S. forces in 1945.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FILIP SINGER / EPA

Members of the Alpha Omicron Pi sorority at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Ga., console one another during a candlelight vigil and memorial service for five nursing students who were killed in a multivehicle traffic accident.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ian Maule / Savannah Morning News

A view of the Duomo in Florence, Italy, and the city and hills beyond as seen from the Campanile.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TIZIANA FABI / AFP/Getty Images

An Egyptian youth carries a burning flare as supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood gather in the El Mataria neighborhood of Cairo to protest the 20-year sentence handed to ousted President Mohammed Morsi and verdicts against other prominent figures of the Brotherhood.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Belal Darder / Associated Press

A South Korean protester sits in front of a row of police officers in riot gear during a rally against government labor policies in Seoul. Tens of thousands of protesters demanded policy changes and the resignation of South Korean President Park Geun-hye.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JEON HEON-KYUN / EPA

A rare Iberian lynx explores its new territory after being released into the wild during a ceremony in Mazarambroz, Spain. The lynx, one of two released after being bred in captivity, is outfitted with a tracking collar.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ISMAEL HERRERO / EPA

A man guides donkeys across a bridge over the Nu River at Bingzhongluo, in southwest China's Yunnan province. The Chinese government plans several dams on the Nu, also known as the Salween, which flows from Tibet through Yunnan then south through Myanmar and Thailand, and is the only major river in Southeast Asia that not to be dammed.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GREG BAKER / AFP/Getty Images

A view of Calbuco volcano from Puerto Montt, Chile.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALEX VIDAL BRECAS / EPA

A view of Calbuco volcano from Frutillar, Chile.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARTIN BERNETTI / AFP/Getty Images

Orca whales hunt a baby sea dog at Punta Norte, Argentina.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MAXI JONAS / AFP/Getty Images

A canonization ceremony is held in Echmiadzin, Armenia, for the victims of the Armenian genocide. Turkey disputes that the killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks 100 years ago was genocide.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP/Getty Images

A man attends a religious service at the cathedral in Echmiadzin, Armenia, ahead of the canonization ceremony for the victims of the Armenian genocide.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP/Getty Images

Migrants crowd an inflatable dinghy in the Mediterranean Sea hoping to find safety on an Italian Coast Guard rescue vessel .

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alessandro Di Meo / Associated Press

Activists demonstrate in front of the Federal Chancellery in Berlin. According to the International Organization for Migration, more than 1,750 migrants have perished in the Mediterranean this year.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOERG CARSTENSEN / EPA

Marchers in Johannesburg, South Africa, call for an end to attacks against foreign nationals.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIM LUDBROOK / EPA

A migrant waits to board a ship bound for Sicily in Lampedusa, Italy.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dan Kitwood / Getty Images

A fisherman gathers his net from the Nile River, on the outskirts of Khartoum, Sudan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mosa'ab Elshamy / Associated Press

A villager carries wood pass a coal-powered steam train as it waits to depart in Shanxi, China.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kevin Frayer / Getty Images

Aiden Rodriguez, 7, fools around with his instructor Agnes Davis during a swim lesson in the Bronx borough of New York. Davis' program is one of 65 around the country to receive grants from the nonprofit Autism Speaks.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Seth Wenig / Associated Press

Pro-democracy protesters and news photographers are pushed to the ground by police officers at a rally meant to build support for the Hong Kong government's new rules for electing the territory's chief executive, which were released Wednesday and immediately denounced by activists and lawmakers opposed to Beijing-mandated restrictions on candidates for the city's top job.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kin Cheung / AP

African migrants wait to disembark from the Italian navy vessel Chimera in the harbor of Salerno, Italy, after being rescued at sea.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francesco Pecoraro / AP

Nepalese rescue workers gather at the site of a bus accident in Jhyaprekhola in Dhading district, about 25 kilometers from the capital, Kathmandu. Seventeen Indian pilgrims were killed when the bus swerved off a highway and plunged 300 meters down a mountainside, police said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PRAKASH MATHEMA / AFP

Militiamen allied with forces loyal to ousted Yemini President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi clash with Houthi rebels and other opponents in Yemen's port city of Aden.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SALEH AL-OBEIDI / AFP

Red streaks from anti-aircraft fire fill the sky over Sana, Yemen's capital, during a Saudi Arabia-led coalition airstrike on April 21. Saudi Arabia announced that the strikes against Houthi rebels had been successful and would stop at midnight.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: YAHYA ARHAB / EPA

A boy pulls a bag filled with recyclable material at a garbage dump in Gauhati, India, on April 22, Earth Day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anupam Nath / AP

Commuters descend a bridge toward buses on the "Day Without Cars and Motorcycle" in Bogota, Colombia, on April 22. Many residents of the capital walked, biked, or took public transportation to their destinations to promote alternative transportation as a way to reduce smog.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Fernando Vergara / AP

Smoke rises from a burned vehicle after another night of anti-immigrant violence in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Friday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIM LUDBROOK / EPA

Neighbors join rescue workers trying to rescue survivors in the debris of a residential building that collapsed April 22 in New Delhi, India. One man and a child were killed and at least nine other people were injured when the three-story residential building collapsed after a cooking gas cylinder exploded, according to local news reports.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Manish Swarup / AP

Large mirrors on the ceiling reflect the scene at the Buick booth at the 16th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition on April 22.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: HOW HWEE YOUNG / EPA

A meteorite burns up in the atmosphere, appearing as a short streak just to the left of the top part of the tree. in this photo taken near of Salgotarjan, Hungary, on April 21. The moon and Venus are on the left.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PETER KOMKA / MTI

Lightning brightens the night sky over Washington, D.C., during a rainstorm.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mladen Antonov / AFP/Getty Images

Anti-death penalty demonstrators outside the John Joseph Moakley Federal Courthouse during the first day of the sentencing phase in the Boston Marathon trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in Boston.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Katherine Taylor / EPA

Spanish matador Pep Moral performs a pass on a bull during a bullfight at the Maestranza bullring in Seville, Spain.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Cristina Quicler / AFP/Getty Images

An Israeli girl picks Ranunculus flowers in a cultivated field in the southern Israeli kibbutz of Nir Yitzhak, along the Israeli-Gaza Strip border. The flower bulbs will be mostly exported to Europe.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Menahem Kahana / AFP/Getty Images

A goldfinch feeds its newly hatched chicks in their nest in Chungju, South Korea.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kim Jae-Sun / EPA

A man takes shelter next to discarded broken umbrellas in litter bins during heavy rain in Sydney, Australia. More than 20 people have been rescued from floodwaters and 215,000 homes and businesses are without power as storms continue to lash New South Wales.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Moir / EPA

Heather Mack, 19, of the United States holds her baby daughter in a cell as she awaits her verdict hearing in Bali, Indonesia. An Indonesian judge sentenced Mack to 10 years and her boyfriend Tommy Schaefer to 18 years in jail after they were found guilty of murdering Mack's mother, Sheila von Wiese-Mack, whose body was found stuffed inside a suitcase in the back of a taxi outside a luxury Bali hotel in August 2014.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Agung Parameswara / Getty Images

A Malaysian couple poses for pictures amid a forest of LED lights at an amusement park in Kuala Lumpur.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Manan Vatsyayana / AFP/Getty Images

The hands of displaced foreign nationals are visible as they stand outside a shelter for displaced foreigners east of Johannesburg, South Africa. The South African army has been deployed to areas that remain volatile after a spate of attacks targeting immigrants.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Themba Hadebe / Associated Press

Smoke rises after a Saudi-led airstrike hit a site where many believe is the largest weapons cache in Yemen's capital, Sana. The Saudi-led coalition pounded Shiite rebels in Yemen on Tuesday, killing at least 19.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hani Mohammed / Associated Press

Somali security officers, left, and residents gather at the scene of a car bomb explosion in front of a restaurant in Mogadishu. The attack comes a day after several people, including United Nations staff members, were killed in an attack by the country's Islamist militant group al-Shabab in semi-autonomous region Puntland.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Said Yusuf Warsame / EPA

Visitors look at a Mercedes-Benz F 015 Luxury in Motion concept car on display at the 16th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition in Shanghai.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: How Hwee Young / EPA

People visit the Tsitsernakaberd Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan. Armenians prepare to commemorate 100 years since 1.5 million of their kin were massacred by Ottoman forces, as a fierce dispute still rages with Turkey over Ankara's refusal to recognize the mass murder as genocide.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Karen Minasyan / AFP/Getty Images

Music fans sit on the littered ground in disbelief at the abrupt ending to Drake's performance on Sunday, the final night of Week 2 of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times

Dusk settles over the "Chrono Chromatic" sculpture during Week 2 of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif., on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times

People browse books for sale at the 20th Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at USC on Sunday in Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Patrick T. Fallon / For The Times

Firefighters put out hot spots behind homes in Corona on Sunday. The Prado fire started Saturday evening and burned more than 300 acres, forcing residents to evacuate their homes overnight.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

The body of a person who died after a fishing boat carrying migrants capsized off the Libyan coast is brought ashore along with 23 others retrieved by the Italian coast guard vessel Bruno Gregoretti at Boiler Wharf, Senglea, in Malta on Monday. More than 700 people are feared dead after the capsize off Libya of a fishing boat that had been crammed with migrants trying to reach Europe.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matthew Mirabelli / AFP

A man rescues a migrant from the Aegean Sea, in the eastern island of Rhodes, Greece, on Monday. Greek authorities said that at least three people have died, including a child, after a wooden boat carrying several migrants ran aground.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Argiris Mantikos / Eurikonissi

A member of the Houthi militia carrying a fire extinguisher stands outside a shop allegedly destroyed in an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition targeting two military bases controlled by Houthi fighters in Sana'a, Yemen, on Monday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Yahya Arhab / EPA

Italian Moto2 rider Simone Corsi of Athina Forward Racing, crashes during the Argentina Motorcycling Grand Prix at Termas de Rio Hondo circuit, near Termas de Rio Hondo, Argentina, on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Fernandez / EFE

Caroline Rotich, of Kenya, breaks the tape to win the women's division of the Boston Marathon on Monday in Boston.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Elise Amendola / Associated Press

People celebrate their arrival, throwing colorful chalk powder after taking part in the second Parisian edition of the Color Run on Sunday. During the short foot race from the Hotel de Ville town hall to Trocadero across from the Eiffel Tower, runners are doused with colorful chalk powder. The initiative takes place in cities around the world.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Etienne Laurent / EPA

People fly their kites to form the shape of a car in the sky on the beach in Berck, northern France, on Monday during the 29th Rencontres Internationales de Cerfs Volants (International Kite Meeting), which runs through April 26.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Philippe Huguen / AFP

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The Week in Pictures | April 20 – 26, 2015

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Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week, ethnic Armenians worldwide marked the 100-year anniversary of a genocide at the hands of Ottoman Turks that claimed the lives of about 1.2 million Armenians from 1915 to 1918. More photos

Chile: The Calbuco volcano erupted for the first time in more than 42 years, billowing a huge ash cloud over a sparsely populated, mountainous area in southern Chile. More photos

Mediterranean Sea: Migrants crowd an inflatable dinghy as an Italian Coast Guard vessel approaches off the Libyan coast.

Johannesburg, South Africa: A protestor in chains is part of a march calling for an end to attacks against foreign nationals.

Cairo: An Egyptian youth carries a burning flare as supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood protest the 20-year sentence handed to ousted President Mohammed Morsi.

Sana, Yemen: Smoke rises after a Saudi-led airstrike hit a site that many believe is the largest weapons cache in Yemen’s capital.

Sydney, Australia: A man with a broken umbrella walks past a trash can overflowing with broken umbrellas during heavy rains that caused flooding and left thousands without power.

Denpasar, Bali: Heather Mack was sentenced to 10 years and her boyfriend, Tommy Schaefer, to 18 years in jail after they were found guilty of murdering Mack’s mother, Sheila von Wiese-Mack, whose body was found stuffed inside a suitcase in a taxi outside a luxury Bali hotel in August 2014.

Add stops in Argentina, Prague, Spain, China, Malaysia, Somalia and South Africa to round out the report.

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