Lorenzo Tugnoli photographed Elie Saib in the aftermath of the Beirut port explosion. After the photo was nominated for a World Press Photo, the two met.

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A rescue effort transports a Rothschild’s giraffe by barge from an island to a conservancy in Kenya; colorful fiber-optic lights glow at the Field of Light immersive art installation in California; demonstrators face stun grenades while protesting the fatal police shooting of Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center, Minn.; slain Capitol Police officer William Evans arrives at the U.S. Capitol to lie in honor. See 13 of the week’s most interesting and gripping images from around the world, selected by Washington Post photo editors.

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A gunman killed eight people and then himself at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis late Thursday, in a mass shooting that left at least four others injured, authorities said.

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It was the second time in less than three months that mourners gathered in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda to honor a fallen police officer. Evans, like Brian D. Sicknick before him, was protecting members of Congress and others on Capitol Hill from a violent incursion and died in the line of duty. Evans, 41, was killed April 2 when he and another Capitol Police officer, standing in front of a steel barricade near the Russell Senate Office Building, were struck by a car whose driver intentionally rammed the barrier, authorities said. The other officer survived, and the driver was fatally shot by police.

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Crowds flocked to eat and drink outdoors as Britain began to ease restrictions after a third national lockdown.

Hundreds of protesters surrounded the Brooklyn Center Police Department as officers in riot gear fired stun grenades and tear gas. The Minnesota National Guard, already deployed to the Twin Cities for the trial of former officer Derek Chauvin, arrived later.

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From 41-gun salutes to distanced moments of silence, Brits mourned the death of 99-year-old Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II and father of heir to the throne, Prince Charles, in both traditional and pandemic-curtailed ways.

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Ancient Egyptian royal mummies, headed to a new resting place, are paraded through Cairo; a car rams into a barricade at the U.S. Capitol and struck two police officers; Britain’s Prince Philip dies in London at 99; an announced sellout crowd of fans attends the Texas Rangers baseball home opener at Globe Life Field in Arlington. See 15 of the week’s most interesting and gripping images from around the world, selected by Washington Post photo editors.

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DMX, the gruff-voiced, chart-topping rapper who electrified listeners with songs such as “Party Up (Up in Here)” and “X Gon’ Give It to Ya,” drawing inspiration from his hardscrabble life while also emerging as a star of action films and crime thrillers, died April 9 at a hospital in White Plains, N.Y. He was 50.

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With a little over 100 days until the start of the Tokyo Olympics, check out photos from over the years of this special tradition.

Prince Philip overcame a difficult and nomadic childhood to become the abiding consort to Queen Elizabeth II, the longest reigning monarch in British history. A derring-do naval officer and outdoorsman, he sometimes found life as second banana frustrating but in the end, he was always there for his Queen and Country.

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Indian photographer Sutapa Roy’s tells a story of her daughter growing up and learning her way in life

For Catholics across the world, this is the second Easter during the pandemic. While the endpoint is emerging in a few countries, such as the United States, that have raced ahead with vaccinations, the picture is different in Europe, where the rollout has been dismally slow and half the continent’s nations are in some form of lockdown.

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Cairo, Egypt held a parade on Saturday celebrating the transport of 22 of its prized royal mummies to their new resting place in a massive new museum further south in the capital. The ceremony, designed to showcase the country’s rich heritage, snaked along the Nile corniche from the Egyptian Museum overlooking Tahrir Square to the newly opened National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in the Fustat neighborhood, where Egypt’s first Islamic capital was located.

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A designer models one of her dresses during a photo shoot amid the cherry blossoms in D.C. Worshipers take part in a procession during Holy Week at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. A father is embraced by family for the first time since coronavirus restrictions were put in place at a Georgia nursing home. Snow falls during Opening Day baseball at Comerica Park in Detroit. See 14 of the week’s most interesting and gripping images from around the world, selected by Washington Post photo editors.

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Capitol Police said one officer was killed and another injured when a vehicle rammed into them near the U.S. Capitol early Friday afternoon. The attacker was fatally shot by police, according to three officials familiar with the investigation.

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A train crash in Taiwan killed at least 51 people and injured dozens Friday, authorities said, in the deadliest railway accident in decades on the island. A construction truck that was improperly parked on a slope rolled down and collided with a passenger train Friday morning, leaving it derailed in a tunnel on Taiwan’s east coast, according to Taiwan’s official Central News Agency.

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