Pictures of the Week: April 11 — April 18

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Apr. 14, 2014. Children sleep on a mattress in the open sky in Managua, as tremors have not stopped in Nicaragua since April 10 when a 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit the country's Pacific region.

From the sinking of a South Korean passenger ferry to the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing, to Passover in Jerusalem and Holy Week around the world, TIME presents the best photos of the week.

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