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April 09, 2014 , 6 : 43 pm GST

This handout photo taken and released on April 9, 2014 by Australian Defence shows a Royal Australian Air Force AP-3C Orion flying past Australian Defence Vessel Ocean Shield on a mission to drop sonar buoys to assist in the acoustic search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean. Photo - AFP
This handout photo taken and released on April 9, 2014 by Australian Defence shows a Royal Australian Air Force AP-3C Orion flying past Australian Defence Vessel Ocean Shield on a mission to drop sonar buoys to assist in the acoustic search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean. Photo - AFP
A woman walks past a graffiti by Brazilian Herbert Baglione in Rome. Photo - AFP
A woman walks past a graffiti by Brazilian Herbert Baglione in Rome. Photo - AFP
A fisherman bails out his boat after picking up his nets on the Lac de Joux in Le Pont April 9, 2014. Photo - Reuters
A fisherman bails out his boat after picking up his nets on the Lac de Joux in Le Pont April 9, 2014. Photo - Reuters
A mother holds her baby dressed as a pope as they wait Pope Francis upon his arrival on St. Peter
A mother holds her baby dressed as a pope as they wait Pope Francis upon his arrival on St. Peter's square at the Vatican to lead his weekly general audience on April 9, 2014. Photo - AFP
A model presents a creation by Patricia Viera during the Fashion Rio 2015 Summer collection, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on April 8, 2014. Photo - AFP
A model presents a creation by Patricia Viera during the Fashion Rio 2015 Summer collection, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on April 8, 2014. Photo - AFP
Two brown bear cubs play in their enclosure at Juraparc animal park near Vallorbe April 7, 2014. Ursina, an 18-year old female bear gave birth to two cubs, King and Zoe, the twelfth and thirteenth cubs of the park, on an unknown date in January 2014. The parent bears were separated before the birth to avoid conflict between the father and cubs. Picture taken April 7, 2014. Photo - Reuters
Two brown bear cubs play in their enclosure at Juraparc animal park near Vallorbe April 7, 2014. Ursina, an 18-year old female bear gave birth to two cubs, King and Zoe, the twelfth and thirteenth cubs of the park, on an unknown date in January 2014. The parent bears were separated before the birth to avoid conflict between the father and cubs. Picture taken April 7, 2014. Photo - Reuters
A woman paddles her kayak on the Lac de Joux on a sunny morning in Le Pont April 9, 2014. Photo - Reuters
A woman paddles her kayak on the Lac de Joux on a sunny morning in Le Pont April 9, 2014. Photo - Reuters
An Afghan vendor arranges brooms at his roadside shop in Herat on April 9, 2014. Leading candidates in Afghanistan
An Afghan vendor arranges brooms at his roadside shop in Herat on April 9, 2014. Leading candidates in Afghanistan's presidential election voiced concern that voting was tainted by fraud after millions defied Taliban threats and turned out to choose a successor to President Hamid Karzai. Photo - AFP
Locals look at a bridge that was destroyed as a result of severe flooding near the capital Honiara in the Solomon Islands in this handout picture released by the Australian Defence Force on April 9, 2014. At least 23 people were killed and tens of thousands left homeless in flash flooding in the Solomon Islands on Friday according to local media and aid agencies operating in the Pacific nation. Photo - Reuters
Locals look at a bridge that was destroyed as a result of severe flooding near the capital Honiara in the Solomon Islands in this handout picture released by the Australian Defence Force on April 9, 2014. At least 23 people were killed and tens of thousands left homeless in flash flooding in the Solomon Islands on Friday according to local media and aid agencies operating in the Pacific nation. Photo - Reuters
A photo taken in Rome shows one of the first Rome
A photo taken in Rome shows one of the first Rome's graffiti, "The donkey flying", dated 1976 and restored. Photo - AFP
Pieces from a clay lid of a 3000-year-old Egyptian coffin is displayed at the Israeli Antiquities Authority lab in Jerusalem on April 9, 2014 after it was uncovered near the city of Nazareth, prior to the installation of a natural gas pipeline. Inside the coffin were found an Egyptian scarab seal encased in gold with the name of Pharaoh Seti I, storage vessels for food, cultic vessels and animal bones, to provide the dead with sustenance in the afterlife, as was Egyptian burial practices. Israel is to carry out DNA tests to see if they can determine if the skeleton was a Canaanite or an Egyptian. Photo - AFP
Pieces from a clay lid of a 3000-year-old Egyptian coffin is displayed at the Israeli Antiquities Authority lab in Jerusalem on April 9, 2014 after it was uncovered near the city of Nazareth, prior to the installation of a natural gas pipeline. Inside the coffin were found an Egyptian scarab seal encased in gold with the name of Pharaoh Seti I, storage vessels for food, cultic vessels and animal bones, to provide the dead with sustenance in the afterlife, as was Egyptian burial practices. Israel is to carry out DNA tests to see if they can determine if the skeleton was a Canaanite or an Egyptian. Photo - AFP
Visitors look at an animatronic model of an iguanodon during a dinosaur exhibition in Hong Kong April 9, 2014. Photo - Reuters
Visitors look at an animatronic model of an iguanodon during a dinosaur exhibition in Hong Kong April 9, 2014. Photo - Reuters

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