April 17: An employee of The The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust poses with a portrait of William Shakespeare in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. The recently discovered painting, which is believed to date from around 1610, depicts Shakespeare in his mid-forties, and is believed to be the only authentic image of Shakespeare made during his life.
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April 22: HRH Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, receives flowers from Jasmine Kinsey as she arrives to open the new Duchess Grandstand during the Spring Meeting at Epsom Downs Racecourse in Epsom, England.
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April 21: U.S. President Barack Obama watches first lady Michelle Obama plant a tree at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens in Washington, D.C.
April 21: President Obama digs a hole to plant a tree at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens in Washington, D.C.
April 21: Sarah Brown, second from right, wife of the British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, stands beside supermodel Naomi Campbell, center, along with First Lady Chantal Biya, fourth left, of Cameroon and other first ladies after Campbell was appointed Global Ambassador to the White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood charity during the African First Ladies Health Summit in Los Angeles, Calif.
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April 22: Russian Communist supporters carry a portrait of party founder Vladimir Lenin at his mausoleum on Red Square in Moscow while paying their respect on the 138th anniversary of his birth.
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April 22: An Indian soldier in the Jammu Kashmir Light Infantry Regiment (JKLIR) shouts during a passing out parade on the outskirts of Srinagar, India. 414 recruits from Jammu and Kashmir state were formally inducted into JKLIR after training.
April 21: A creation made with wind cones and designed by French conceptual artist Daniel Buren is seen as a part of Beaufort 03 Contemporary Art by the Sea exhibition in De Haan April 21, 2009. REUTERS/Thierry Roge (BELGIUM ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY IMAGE OF THE DAY TOP PICTURE)
Members of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA), including the Navy, center, and Air Force, right, await the beginning of a welcoming ceremony in Beijing, China, on Thursday, April 16, 2009. The PLA Navy celebrates its 60th birthday tomorrow. Photographer: Nelson Ching/Bloomberg News
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An employee works at a textile factory in Suining, Sichuan province April 22, 2009. Chinese industry is still in deep trouble, struggling with overcapacity and cash flow strains, despite some signs of an economic recovery, a senior official said on Wednesday. China's industrial output rose 8.3 percent in March from a year earlier, a pick-up from 3.8 percent in the first two months of this year, suggesting that the economy had bottomed out. REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA BUSINESS) CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA
A Palestinian girl gets food out of a fridge hours after her house was demolished by Israeli authorities in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Jabel Mukaber, Wednesday, April 22, 2009. The U.N.'s top Mideast envoy Robert Serry inspected the ruins of a Palestinian home in Jerusalem, demolished just hours earlier by Israel, and said witnessing the distress of the now homeless family of seven was "pretty shocking." Serry called on Israel to freeze demolitions and said the international community is more determined than ever to push for a two-state solution to the Mideast conflict. (AP Photo/Tara Todras-Whitehill)
A group of Jewish children stand under the name of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi concentration camp as they listen to the names of Jewish Holocaust victims being read at the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington on April 21, 2009 to mark Holocaust Remembrance Day, which falls on the anniversary of the Warsaw ghetto uprising in 1943. Some six million Jews were killed by Nazi Germany during WWII. AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
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A participant carries an Israeli flag during the annual March of the Living at the former Nazi Death Camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau, in Oswiecim, southern Poland, Tuesday April 21, 2009, to commemorate Holocaust victims. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)
Holocaust survivor Sam Rosen of Scranton, Pa., wipes tears from his eyes during the 2009 Civic Commemoration of the Holocaust on Holocaust Remembrance Day on Tuesday, April 21, 2009 in Harrisburg, Pa. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
EGYPTIAN BORDER, GAZA STRIP - APRIL 22: A Palestinian enters a tunnel that runs under the Egyptian border and into Gaza Strip, on April 22, 2009, in South Gaza Strip. An unknown number of tunnels now run under the border between Gaza and Egypt, bringing in staple goods and fuel as well as reported shipments of arms. Tunnels themselves now change hands for between USD 70,000 and USD 90,000 with each bag of goods that passes through them costing some USD 300. (Photo by Ahmad Khateib/Getty Images)
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An Afghan girl stands near her house in a village on the outskirts of Pakistan's capital Islamabad April 21, 2009. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood (PAKISTAN SOCIETY IMAGE OF THE DAY TOP PICTURE)
Afghan women walk in front of a niche that once held a giant Buddha, in Bamiyan province April 21, 2009. Archeologists are working to stabilise the remains of two statues blown up by the Taliban in 2001 and searching for other massive sculptures recorded by travellers who passed through the valley centuries ago, but warn the area is at risk from both poverty and careless development. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani (AFGHANISTAN SOCIETY)
Reza Saberi, father of imprisoned Iranian-American journalist Roxana, talks on the phone as his Japanese wife Akiko writes a note before the start of an exclusive interview with Reuters in Tehran April 21, 2009. The Iranian-American journalist jailed by Tehran for espionage has appealed against her eight-year sentence, the judiciary said on Tuesday. REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi (IRAN POLITICS CONFLICT SOCIETY IMAGE OF THE DAY TOP PICTURE)
Patients affected by diarrhoea are seen in an extra ward at the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease and Research Bangladesh (ICDDRB) in Dhaka April 22, 2009. A spreading diarrhoea epidemic caused by drinking unsafe water and eating rotten food has killed at least 34 people in Bangladesh since January, and made thousands more sick, doctors and officials said on Wednesday. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (BANGLADESH HEALTH SOCIETY)
Picture taken on April 21, 2009 shows an elderly Belarussian woman milking a cow in the village Zapesochie, some 280 km south of Minsk. Former Soviet Union country Belarus has retained and agriculture-based economy and lifestyle. AFP PHOTO / VIKTOR DRACHEV (Photo credit should read VIKTOR DRACHEV/AFP/Getty Images)
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Piles of waste paper are loaded onto a vessel to be shipped to mainland China for recycling, at a collection site in Hong Kong on Earth Day April 22, 2009. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu (CHINA ENVIRONMENT)
Sculptures of "Trash People ", a perfomance made of German artist Ha Schult are exhibited at the Maniacea Castle for a G8 Environment meeting on April 22, 2009 in Siracusa, on the Italian island of Sicily. AFP PHOTO / VINCENZO PINTO (Photo credit should read VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)
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A smoke-belching passenger jeep negotiates a flooded street in Manila, Philippines on Wednesday April 22, 2009. Smoke-belching passenger vehicles which cause pollution and trash-clogged drainage pipes that contribute to flooding remain a problem as the nation observes Earth Day today. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
Workers plant mangrove trees at a conservation garden in Jakarta to mark Earth Day April 22, 2009. REUTERS/Dadang Tri (INDONESIA ENVIRONMENT)
A boy works at a fishing harbour on the outskirts of Karachi April 21, 2009. Fishermen sell their catch at a local market price of 400 rupees ($5) per kilogram. REUTERS/Athar Hussain (PAKISTAN SOCIETY)
Cyclists ride past dumped plastic bottles and other garbage on the bank of the river Sava in Belgrade, on April 22, 2009. Earth Day, celebrated on April 22, is a day designed to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth's environment. AFP PHOTO / Andrej Isakovic (Photo credit should read ANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP/Getty Images)
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Security agents try to prevent a man, holding a bottle of kerosene and a lighter, from setting himself alight in front of the Turkish prime minister's office in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, April 22, 2009. In another protest, a man tried to set himself alight, but was detained by police Wednesday. Both doused themselves with kerosene but were overpowered by police guarding the office of prime minister before they could set themselves on fire. (AP Photo)
Police escort a Somalia pirate (C) from the French navy frigate Nivose after docking at the port of Mombasa April 22, 2009. The pirates will be handed over to the Kenyan government this afternoon. The U.S. pledge to hunt down the fortunes Somali pirates amassed from capturing ships on the high seas may score political points but is unlikely to yield much bounty, experts say. REUTERS/Antony Njuguna (KENYA CONFLICT SOCIETY)
Sri Lankan ethnic Tamil civilians evacuated from the war zone wait at a transit camp for registration in Omantai, about 230 kilometers (144 miles) north of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Tuesday, April 21, 2009. (AP Photo/Sanath Priyantha)
People queue to cast their votes at a polling station in the Katlehong township, east of Johannesburg, South Africa, Wednesday, April 22, 2009. Voters lined up before sunrise Wednesday in an election that has generated an excitement not seen since South Africa's first multiracial vote in 1994, and that was expected to propel Jacob Zuma to the presidency after he survived corruption and sex scandals. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)
Supporters of South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) leader Jacob Zuma sing party songs as he enters the voting station in Nkandla, April 22, 2009. South Africans voted on Wednesday in an election that poses the toughest challenge to the ANC since the end of apartheid and could weaken its overwhelming dominance in parliament. REUTERS/Rogan Ward (SOUTH AFRICA ELECTIONS POLITICS)
A machete is stuck on a wood stump near Kiangomara village, on April 21, 2009 after residents organised in small groups armed with crude weapons decided to fight back against the Mungiki, a violent mafia-like extortionist group famous for beheading and skinning its victims. Residents of a central Kenyan town took up arms against a violent gang, sparking fierce battles in which at least 24 people were stoned and hacked to death, police said. TOPSHOTS/AFP PHOTO/SIMON MAINA (Photo credit should read SIMON MAINA/AFP/Getty Images)
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BOSTON - APRIL 21: Philip H. Markoff (R), a Boston University medical graduate student, sits with his lawyer John Salsberg during his arraignment at Boston Municipal Court April 21, 2009 in Boston, Massachusetts. Markoff, 22, is accused of murdering masseuse Julissa Brisman of New York City in a Boston luxury hotel. (Photo by Mark Garfinkel-Pool/Getty Images)
Defendant Fritz Gelowicz is escorted by judicial officers as he arrives in the high-security state court in Duesseldorf April 22, 2009. Four men accused of planning a series of bomb attacks on U.S. targets in Germany which police say could have killed dozens of people went on trial on Wednesday. Prosecutors say the men, three Germans and one Turkish national, who are known as the 'Sauerland group', were planning simultaneous attacks on discos and pubs at the U.S. Ramstein air base in Germany, with about 10 times as much explosive as used in the 2005 attacks in London. REUTERS/Federico Gambarini/Pool (GERMANY CRIME LAW IMAGES OF THE DAY)
The sculpture 'nobody knows, what we feel' by Paule Hammer from the eastern German city of Leipzig depicts late German actor Klaus Kinski at the Open Space Forum of the Art Cologne fair in Cologne April 22, 2009. Some 180 international exhibitors are taking part in the Cologne Art fair that runs from 22 to 26 April 2009. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay (GERMANY ENTERTAINMENT)
Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann opens his eyes wide in the dugout during a baseball game with the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park in Washington on Tuesday, April 21, 2009. The Nationals won 4-3. McCann visited an eye doctor and got a new contact lens to correct blurred vision in his left eye. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
This photo release by Carroll Independent School District shows three red-tailed hawk chicks removed from a light tower at the Southlake Dragons football stadium,Tuesday, April 21, 2009 in Southlake, Texas. Cracks were discovered on some of the light poles requiring them to be replaced. The less than month-old chicks, which were removed with help from bird experts, will be released once they are older. (AP Photo/Carroll Independent School District)
A great grey owl, Strix nebulosa, looks on from its enclosure at Skansen zoo in Stockholm April 21, 2009. REUTERS/Leif R Jansson/Scanpix (SWEDEN ANIMALS) SWEDEN OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN SWEDEN
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