International POW 8-14 April

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In this week, the photos were remarkably more colorful, from the Indian traditional festivals, and the garden of Europe, Spain, and also getting the Easter eggs ready.

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A man wearing the outfit of iconic movie villain Darth Vader (R), who announced he was running for president as the official candidate of the Ukrainian Internet Party (UIP), meets with Ukrainian soldiers within a protest action in front of the Central Election Commission building in Kiev. The Sith Lord, or at least an unnamed protester dressed up as him who has often been seen on Kiev’s Independence Square during the winter protests flanked by his loyal Stormtroopers, has been chosen as the official candidate of the Ukrainian Internet Party (UIP) which has become known for its theatrical public stunts. Ukraine is holding a snap presidential election on May 25, 2014 after parliament ousted pro-Moscow leader Viktor Yanukovych following months of protests. (SERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP)

An Indian artist dressed as the Hindu goddess Kali participates in a procession to celebrate the Ram Navami festival in Allahabad. Hindu devotees celebrate the festival of Ram Navami, the birth anniversary of Lord Rama, across India, which also marks the end of the nine-day long fasting and Navaratri festival. (Sanjay Kanojia / AFP – Getty Images)

A tourist reacts as an elephant sprays her with water in celebration of the Songkran Water Festival in Thailand’s Ayutthaya province. Songkran, the most celebrated festival of the year, marks the start of the traditional Thai New Year. (Chaiwat Subprasom / Reuters)

A Palestinian woman who will become a part of the elite Presidential Guard stands during a training, in Jericho, West Bank. Twenty-five Palestinian women are set to become the first female members of the Presidential Guards, a Palestinian elite force of 2,600 men. (Dusan Vranic/AP)

Assistants use burning incense and cigarettes to drive away bees from the face of She Ping, a 34-year-old beekeeper, during an attempt to cover his body with bees, in Chongqing municipality, China. (China Daily/Reuters)

Aerial view of flower fields near the Keukenhof park, also known as the Garden of Europe, in Lisse Keukenhof. Employing some 30 gardeners, it is considered to be the world’s largest flower garden displaying millions of flowers every year. (Yves Herman—Reuters)

Chicken eggs are colored for Easter at Baumeister Frischei egg and chicken farm in Breckerfeld, Germany. The farm is among the biggest egg producers in the region, producing 120,000 chicken eggs daily to meet demand for its brightly-colored eggs two weeks before Easter. (Sascha Schuermann / Getty Images)

Dayana Chasi Saavedra, 3, looks through the window after news that their eviction was not going to be carried out, in Madrid, Spain. (Susana Vera / Reuters)

People throw colored powders in the air during celebrations for the Holi Festival of Color in Barcelona, Spain. The festival is fashioned after the Hindu spring festival Holi, which is mainly celebrated in the north and east of India. (Manu Fernandez / AP)

A woman casts her ballot at a polling station in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan. Voting was peaceful during the first few hours of Afghanistan’s presidential election on Saturday, with only isolated attacks on polling stations as the country embarked on the first democratic transfer of power since the fall of a Taliban regime in 2001. (Zohra Bensemra / Reuters)

Communist lawmakers scuffle with right-wing Svoboda (Freedom) Party lawmakers during a parliament session in Kiev, Ukraine. (Vladimir Strumkovsky / AP)

Somalis run from a fireball and explosion during a market fire in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia. The inferno largely destroyed the Seybiyano market in the west of the capital before it was put out by emergency services and local residents. (Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP)

Running shoes that were left a year ago at a makeshift memorial near the finish line after the Boston Marathon bombings are displayed at an exhibit entitled “Dear Boston: Messages from the Marathon Memorial” at the Boston Public Library in Boston. Messages of resilience, solidarity, hope and love are embodied at the memorial exhibit commemorating the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings. (Elise Amendola/AP)

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