In Pictures

Week in pictures: 4-10 April 2015

Our selection of some of the best news photographs taken around the world this week.

Image copyright KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP
Image caption A life-size Godzilla head was installed on the eighth floor of a new commercial complex in Tokyo.
Image copyright Stefan Rousseau/PA
Image caption Politicians have been campaigning in the UK for next month's general election. Prime Minister David Cameron got involved with a reading lesson at a school near Bolton in the north-west of England.
Image copyright Ivan Alvarado/reuters
Image caption The aftermath of flooding and landslides around the northern Chilean town of Chanaral. President Michelle Bachelet said the total cost of dealing with the disaster, which hit a wide area, would exceed $1.5bn. More than two dozen people died and more than 100 were reported missing.
Image copyright Thomas Mukoya/reuters
Image caption A woman who has just seen her rescued son after al-Shabab militants attacked Garissa University in Kenya, killing 148 people - almost all of them students.
Image copyright GEORGI LICOVSKI/epa
Image caption Unusually cold weather in Skopje, the Macedonian capital, led to impromptu fuel gathering.
Image copyright PATRICK PLEUL/afp
Image caption A 19-day-old Spix macaw raised by a German conservation group for threatened parrots in Schoeneiche, near Berlin.
Image copyright Andrew Taylor/ap
Image caption Prince Harry arrived in Australia for a four-week placement with the Australian Defence Force. Captain Wales, as he is known in his military role, will leave the British army in June after 10 years' service.
Image copyright Reuters
Image caption A scrapyard in the eastern Chinese city of Yiwu, which is planning to get rid of more than 20,000 highly polluting vehicles by the end of the year.
Image copyright NIKLAS HALLE'N/AFP
Image caption Revellers enter the spirit of International Pillow Fight Day in Trafalgar Square, central London.

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