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Week in Photos: May 3, 2014

The remains of tornado-struck home in Arkansas, May Day protests in Chile, the aftermath of a Syria explosion, and more of the most striking images from the past seven days.

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Santiago, Chile

May 1, 2014
Pro-government communist and anarchist movement demonstrators clash during a May Day demonstration.

Hosam Katan/Reuters

Aleppo, Syria

April 27, 2014
A man holds a dead child after what activists said were explosive barrels thrown by forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad in the city’s Al-Shaar neighborhood.

Siegfried Modola/Reuters

Sido, Chad

April 30, 2014
Trucks carrying internally displaced Muslims arrive after a four-day journey in a convoy from the capital, Bangui, at the transit IDP center on the outskirts of the Central African Republic-Chad border town. All of the remaining 1,000 Muslims who have sheltered from sectarian violence in the neighborhood of PK 12 in Bangui have been evacuated.

Jesus Blasco de Avellaneda/Reuters

Morocco-Spain Border

May 1, 2014
A naked African migrant stands on top of a border fence covered in razor wire during the migrants’ latest attempt to cross into Spanish territory, between Morocco and Spain’s north African enclave of Melilla. Around 400 people stormed the border and at least 150 of them reached European territory, according to local authorities.

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Vilonia, Arkansas

April 30, 2014
Personal belongings are seen in the debris field of Larry Loving’s house after a tornado hit. A storm system that killed more than 20 people continued its march across a large swath of the U.S. Southeast on Tuesday, packing baseball-size hail, damaging winds, and the threat of more tornadoes, meteorologists said.

Massoud Hossaini/AP

Kabul, Afghanistan

April 30, 2014
Afghan National Army security gear is seen on the ground during a military exercise on the outskirts of the city. The Afghan National Security Forces depend exclusively on billions of dollars in funding from the United States and its allies, money that is now at risk after President Hamid Karzai’s refusal to sign a security agreement to keep a small U.S. force of trainers in the country after the NATO-led coalition ends its mission and withdraws at the end of the year.

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London, England

April 27, 2014
Edin Dzeko of Manchester City celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Manchester City at Selhurst Park.

Anindito Mukherjee/Reuters

New Delhi, India

May 1, 2014
Girls carrying buckets filled with water are silhouetted against the setting sun as they walk past a camel on the banks of the Yamuna River.

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Fengjing, China

May 1, 2014
A tourist jumps inside an upside-down house in the ancient town, in Jinshan District south of Shanghai. The upside-down house was built as a tourist attraction using everyday household items and furniture.