Photojournalism of the Week: April 6, 2012

Catholic clergy members walk through the Church of Holy Sepulchre, in Jerusalem's Old City, during the Washing of the Feet processing. It is believed by many that Jesus Christ is buried in this church. Bernat Armangue is a photographer working for the Associated Press out of the Middle East. In the past few years he has covered everything from the Olympics, to the FIFA World Cup, to Pope Visits, to the war in Libya. See more of his work on his Website.AP Photo/Bernat Armangue
Chinese honor the deceased by cleaning their tombs as part of the Qingming Festival, also know as “grave-sweeping day.”AP Photo

Seattle Mariners v Oakland Athletics

The Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics square off at the Tokyo Dome in Japan for the opening of the Major League Baseball season. Local favorite, Outfielder Ichiro Suzuki runs onto the field during the singing of the national anthem. Koji Watanabe is a Getty-staffer based in Japan who primarily shoots sports.Photo by Koji Watanabe/Getty Images
A man jumps off his canoe in a rush toward the finish line, during an annual horseracing event held in San Fernando de Apure, Venezuela. The event, in which men and their horses race across the Apure River, commemorate a famous battle. Ariana Cubillos is a Columbian-born AP staff photographer based in Venezuela. She has covered everything from political uprisings to natural disasters since starting her career in photojournalism.AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos

General Economy And Infrastructure Images From Assam

Workers inspect and repair power transmission lines in Tezpur, India. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's government plans to attract $1 trillion in investments by 2017 to build power plants, ports and roads. Adeel Halim is a contract photographer for Bloomberg News and The New York Times, living in Mumbai, India. He is currently represents by Polaris Images in New York. See more of his work on his Website.Adeel Halim/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Sakdawut Hamsiri holds a knife against his wife Thawee Naiyanit on a street in Bangkok, Thailand. The standoff that lasted for over 6 hours. Police ultimately took down Hamsiri through use of a Taser gun. Sakchai Lalit is an Associated Press staff photographer based out of Thailand; he covers general and breaking news stories.AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit

Spanish legionnaires carry a statue of the Christ of Mena outside a church during a ceremony before they take part in the Mena brotherhood procession in Malaga

Spanish legionnaires carry a statue of the Christ of Mena through the streets of Malaga, Spain. In the week leading up to Easter, hundreds of processions take place round the clock in Spain. Jon Nazca is a Reuters staffer based in Spain.REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Handout picture of the bow section of the stricken container ship Rena, that remains above water on the east coast of New Zealand's North Island

The bow section of the stricken container ship, Rena, which ran aground 6 months ago off the coast of New Zealand’s North Island, remains just above water. Authorities are calling the wreck the worst environmental disaster in New Zealand history.REUTERS/Maritime New Zealand/Handout

Jains Celebrate Mahavir Jayanti In Delhi

A trumpet player reads from a Hindu prayer book prior to the start of the Mahavir Jayanti procession through Old Delhi in India. Mahavir Jayanti is celebrated by the Jain community, it commemorates the birth of Lord Mahavira, the founder of Jainism. Daniel Berehulak is an Australian-born photojournalist working for Getty Images in New Delhi, India. He is both a Pulitzer Prize finalist and a first prize World Press Photo-winner. See more of his work on his Website.Photo by Daniel Berehulak /Getty Images
Wounded U.S. soldiers lie on the ground at the scene of a suicide attack in Maimanah Afghanistan. The bomber killed at least 10 people, including three NATO service members. Gul Buddin Elham, whose brave photo landed him on the frontpage of the New York Times is a photographer for the AP based in Afghanistan.AP Photo/Gul Buddin Elham

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