In Pics: What happened across the world on April 21

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Bangalore, April 21: A Bangalore-bound Malaysia Airlines plane with 166 people on board turned back shortly after take-off on Sunday night due to problem in its landing gear. [Also see: What happened across India on April 21]

Flight MH192 landed safely at Kuala Lumpur International Airport at 1.56am (local time), Malaysia Airlines (MAS) tweeted.

Meanwhile Easter was celebrated across the world, with people ushering the festival and the good spirit associated with it.Thousands of people were seen gathering at St Peter's Square for the Easter Mass.

OneIndia News brings to you news from across the world in pictures.

Malaysian flight makes an emergency landing

Malaysia Airlines flight MH192 bound for Bangalore turned back towards and parked at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia after its right landing gear malfunctioned upon takeoff.

Vatican City celebrates Easter

A large crowd is seen in St. Peter's Square from the Bernini colonnade towards Via della Conciliazione avenue, top, during Pope Francis' Easter Mass, at the the Vatican.

Assad visits historic Christian village

Syrian President Bashar Assad visits the Christian village of Maaloula, near Damascus, Syria. Assad visited a historic Christian village his forces recently captured from rebels.

Winners smile with their trophies

Donna Vekic from Croatia, left, poses with her trophy after defeating Dominika Cibulkova from Slovakia in the women's singles final match of the WTA BMW Malaysian Open 2014.

Wawrinka defeats Federer

Prince Albert II of Monaco applauds Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland who holds his trophy after defeating Roger Federer of Switzerland in their final match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament, in Monaco.

Messi duels for the ball

FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi, from Argentina duels for the ball against Athletic Bilbao's goalkeeper Gorka Iraizoz during a Spanish La Liga soccer match at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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