Tibetan rally
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Global pictures from March 23-29

Tibetan rally
It was another week of grief and tension for Tibetans around the world, including this woman inside a police van after authorities dispersed protesters in Katmandu, Nepal. Eleven members of Amnesty International were among those detained. (Saurabh Das / Associated Press)
Young Tibetan
A young Tibetan in New Delhi gets her head shaved as protesters rallied against China’s crackdown on her countrymen. Hundreds of exiles carrying Tibetan flags marched through the Indian capital. (Harish Tyagi / EPA)
Olympic flame
Let the trek to the Games begin: A pigeon is released at torch-lighting ceremonies in Olympia, Greece, at the ancient stadium where the Olympics were born in 776 BC. The Olympic flame will journey 85,000 miles over 130 days to Beijing, where the 2008 games will start in August. (Thanassis Stavrakis / Associated Press)
Injured Anjouanese man
A man on the Indian Ocean island of Anjouan is injured and then arrested after a rocket attack on his home during fighting between government soldiers and rebels led by renegade Mohamed Bacar. Bacar had claimed the island’s presidency and talked of seceding from the Comoros, a small nation of islands off Africa’s eastern coast. But he was in custody and facing charges by week’s end after fleeing to a nearby French island. (Jose Cendon / AFP)
Stock traders
Can you hear me now? Stock traders negotiate in the dollar futures pit during the morning session at the Brazilian Mercantile and Futures Exchange in Sao Paulo. (Mauricio Lima / AFP)
Swimming European Championships
Alain Bernard of France exults after winning the men’s 100-meter freestyle final at the European swimming championships at Eindhoven, Netherlands, for his first major title. Bernard set a world record with a time of 47.50 seconds -- the first of three records he would set during the week. (Robert Vos / EPA)
Afghan schoolgirl
A schoolgirl peers out from her classroom during the opening of a school in Bagram, north of Kabul, Afghanistan. American soldiers from the Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force-Afghanistan renovated the school and distributed bags and books to the Afghan children. (Rafiq Maqbool / Associated Press)
Hideki Okajima
Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Hideki Okajima, back in his home country, tries to keep up with autograph seekers before his team’s second game against the Oakland Athletics at the Tokyo Dome. The teams kicked off the Major League Baseball season by splitting the two contests; Okajima picked up the win in the opener. (Koji Sasahara / Associated Press)
Windsor Castle
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II speaks at the start of a state banquet at Windsor Castle in England. Seated next to her is President Nicolas Sarkozy of France, who was in England for a two-day visit as the queen’s guest. (Matt Dunham / Pool)
Jenna Bush
Hear her roar: Schoolteacher Jenna Bush, daughter of President Bush, reads from “Where the Wild Things Are” during the annual Easter egg roll on the south lawn of the White House. The annual event was started by President Rutherford B. Hayes in 1878. (Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images)