Pictures of the Week: April 20 — April 27

Lightbox April 23, 2012
Goran Tomasevic—Reuters
April 23, 2012. The burnt body of a boy killed during an air strike by the Sudanese air force is covered with sheets in a market in Rubkona near Bentiu, South Sudan.

From the first round of voting in the French presidential elections and the crisis between Sudan and South Sudan to the continuing eruption of Mt. Etna and a plane crash in Pakistan, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.

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