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No.216, April 9-15 

PHOTO OF THE WEEK: US – MEDIA – PULITZER – AFGHANISTAN – UNREST – FILES

PHOTO OF THE WEEK: US – MEDIA – PULITZER – AFGHANISTAN – UNREST – FILES

Description: (FILES) This photo dated December 6, 2011 shows Afghan Shia Muslim 12-year-old Tarana Akbari crying near dead and injured people after explosions during a religious ceremony at the Abul Fazel shrine in the centre of Kabul where Shia Muslims were marking the Day of Ashura. Agence France-Presse photographer Massoud Hossaini won the agency's first Pulitzer Prize for the picture on April 16, 2012 in the breaking news photography category "for his heartbreaking image of a girl crying in fear after a suicide bomber's attack at a crowded shrine in Kabul," the committee announced.

Date: December 6, 2011.

Author: Massoud HOSSAINI / AFP PHOTO

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Last Week in Photos

PROCESSION – CALVARY ROAD – DAN LES

PROCESSION – CALVARY ROAD – DAN LES

MAUNDY THURSDAY FIRES – COPACIU – GIURGIU

MAUNDY THURSDAY FIRES – COPACIU – GIURGIU

FOOTBALL – ROMANIAN CUP – RAPID BUCHAREST – FC VASLUI

FOOTBALL – ROMANIAN CUP – RAPID BUCHAREST – FC VASLUI

Daniel Les plays Jesus in a dramatic representation of the “Calvary Road” procession, in downtown Bucharest, April 13, 2012. Les said the passion play was meant to “disturb people from their daily routine and make them think about Jesus Christ.”

Marius COMAN / Mediafax Foto

A woman watches a fire in the Copaciu graveyard, in Giurgiu County, April 12, 2012. The villagers in Copaciu honor their dead on Maundy Thursday by setting fires next to their graves and bringing food offerings.

Ana POENARIU / Mediafax Foto

A fan of Rapid Bucharest roots for her team during the match against FC Vaslui in the Romanian Timisoreana Cup semifinals, in Bucharest, April 11, 2012.

Alexandru DOBRE / Mediafax Foto

PETROLUL PLOIESTI – CFR CLUJ – LPF2012

PETROLUL PLOIESTI – CFR CLUJ – LPF2012

Carlos Ronny (up) of CFR Cluj vies with Alvaro Silva (down) of Petrolul Ploiesti during their match in the 26th round of Romanian Football League I, in Ploiesti, April 13, 2012.

Alexandru HOJDA / Mediafax Foto

FASHION SHOW – AGATHA RUIZ DE LA PRADA

FASHION SHOW – AGATHA RUIZ DE LA PRADA

EASTER MASS – SAINT JOHN THE RUSSIAN MONASTERY – SLOBOZIA

EASTER MASS – SAINT JOHN THE RUSSIAN MONASTERY – SLOBOZIA

People attend an Easter Mass served at the Monastery Saint John the Russian in Slobozia commune, Giurgiu County, April 15, 2012. The Monastery Saint John the Russian was founded in 2008 on the ruins of a former military unit in Giurgiu.

Octav GANEA / Mediafax Foto

A model walks the runway during Agatha Ruiz de la Prada’s pret-a-porter show in Bucharest, April 11, 2012.

Mihai DASCALESCU / Mediafax Foto

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