Pictures: What happened across the world on April 18

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Washington, April 18: In a very rare occasion, Pope Francis washed the foot of a man at the Don Gnocchi Foundation Center in Rome.

Britain's Prince William feeds a ram with his wife, Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge during a tour of sheep and wool exhibition at Sydney Easter Show in Sydney, Australia. The royal couple, along with their son Prince George, are on the 10-day official visit.

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Garcia Marquez died Thursday April 17, 2014

Colombian Nobel Literature laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez greets fans and reporters outside his home on his 87th birthday in Mexico City. Garcia Marquez died Thursday April 17, 2014 at his home in Mexico City. The author's magical realist novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America's passion, superstition, violence and inequality.

Britain's Prince William, center right, feeds a ram while his wife

Britain's Prince William, center right, feeds a ram while his wife, Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, second right, watches during a tour of sheep and wool exhibition at Sydney Easter Show in Sydney, Australia Friday, April 18, 2014. The royal couple, along with their son Prince George, are on the 10-day official visit.

Pope Francis washes the foot of a man

Pope Francis washes the foot of a man at the Don Gnocchi Foundation Center in Rome, Thursday, April 17, 2014.

South Korean Coast Guard officers try to search missing passengers

South Korean Coast Guard officers try to search missing passengers aboard the Sewol ferry in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, South Korea, Friday, April 18, 2014.

Actor Kevin Spacey, Trudie Styler and Sting perform together

Actor Kevin Spacey, Trudie Styler and Sting perform together during the finale at the 25th Anniversary Rainforest Fund benefit concert at Carnegie Hall on Thursday, April 17, 2014 in New York.

Marquez died on Thursday, April 17, 2014

Cuba's leader Fidel Castro, left, and Colombian Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez speak during a dinner at the annual cigar festival in Havana, Cuba. Marquez died on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at his home in Mexico City.

A sign reading "Ukraine and Russia are sisters forever"

A sign reading "Ukraine and Russia are sisters forever" is attached to tires forming part of a barricade in front of the city hall as flags meant to represent the Donetsk Republic fly alongside Russian flags in Mariupol, Ukraine, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Three pro-Russian protesters were killed and 13 injured during an attempted raid overnight on a Ukrainian National Guard base in the Black Sea port of Mariupol, Ukraine's authorities said Wednesday.

Italian former Premier and Forza Italia

Italian former Premier and Forza Italia, Go Italy, party leader Silvio Berlusconi gestures during a press conference to present his party's candidates for the upcoming European Parliament elections, in Rome, Thursday, April 17, 2014.

Samereh Alinejad, right, slapping blindfolded Bilal

Samereh Alinejad, right, slapping blindfolded Bilal, who was convicted of murdering her son Abdollah prior to his execution in public in the northern city of Nour, Iran. Bilal who was convicted of killing Abdollah Hosseinzadeh, was pardoned by the victim's family moments before being executed.

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II right, reacts with pensioner Mrs Bradshaw

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II right, reacts with pensioner Mrs Bradshaw, during the Maundy Thursday service, in Blackburn, England, Thursday, April 17, 2014.

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