Pictures of the Week: April 6 — April 13

Lightbox April 8, 2012
Bobby Yip—Reuters
April 8, 2012. A soldier stands guard in front of the Unha-3 (Milky Way 3) rocket, which is sitting on a launch pad at the West Sea Satellite Launch Site, during a guided media tour by North Korean authorities in the northwest of Pyongyang.

From North Korea’s rocket Unha-3 and the Trayvon Martin case to wildfires in the New York City metropolitan area and the 100th anniversary of the Titanic, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.

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