LensThe Week in Photos: April 12, 201404.12.14LensThe Week in Photos: April 12, 2014Fort Hood mourns, India votes, and Washington’s cherry blossoms bloom. A look at the most striking images from the past seven days.04.12.14 4:00 AM ETGoran Tomasevic/Reuters Bria, Central African Republic April 9, 2014 A Seleka fighter rides through the regional capital, amid the nation's ethno-religious conflict. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters Killeen, Texas April 9, 2014 Memorials for the three soldiers killed during last week's shooting at Fort Hood are placed before a podium where President Obama was set to speak at a memorial service. Army Spc. Ivan A. Lopez killed three and injured 16 others at the Army base before taking his own life. Khaled Khatib/AFP/Getty Aleppo, Syria April 6, 2014 Emergency responders help evacuate a boy from a residential building reportedly hit by an explosives-filled barrel dropped by a government forces helicopter in the Shaar neighborhood of the northern Syrian city. More than 150,000 people have been killed in Syria's three-year war, with half the population estimated to have fled their homes. Dado Ruvic/Reuters Potocari, Bosnia-Herzegovina April 7, 2014 Mejra Dzogaz cries near the graves of her family members at a memorial center. Dzogaz lost her three sons, husband, and father in the Srebrenica massacre in 1995. Survivors are suing the Dutch government for failing to protect them under United Nations command from rebel Serbs who killed some 8,000 men and boys. Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Jerusalem April 10, 2014 Ultra-Orthodox Jews scuffle with Israeli police during a demonstration against compulsory military service. In the ultra-Orthodox neighborhood of Mea Sharim, hundreds of protesters stopped traffic and threw stones and bottles at police. The demonstration came a month after Israeli MPs voted through a law that will compel ultra-Orthodox Jews to either serve in the military or perform civilian service. Mukesh Gupta/Reuters Jammu, India April 10, 2014 A woman holding her child votes in a polling station in India's general election. Around 815 million people have registered to vote in the world's biggest election—a number exceeding the population of Europe and a world record—and results of the mammoth exercise, which concludes on May 12, are due on May 16. Ammar Awad/Reuters Jericho, West Bank April 6, 2014 Female members of the Palestinian presidential guard watch a training session. Toru Hanai/Reuters Tokyo April 6, 2014 Akira Yaegashi (left) of Japan is punched by Odilon Zaleta of Mexico during their World Boxing Council flyweight title bout. Yves Herman/Reuters Antwerp, Belgium April 10, 2014 Jimmel, an owl-faced monkey, protects her one-month-old baby at the zoo. Alexander Demianchuk/Reuters St. Petersburg, Russia April 10, 2014 People take a tour in an "upside down home." The exhibition charges less than $10 for a walk through the apartment's three rooms and two bathrooms. Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Washington, D.C. April 10, 2014 Cherry blossoms and the Washington Monument are seen from the capital's Tidal Basin. The trees should be at peak bloom this weekend.The first cherry trees were ceremonially planted by first lady Helen Taft and Japanese Viscountess Iwa Chinda on March 27, 1912. More than 3,000 trees were planted throughout the modern National Mall and Memorial Parks as a gift from Yokohama, Japan.