The stars gather for TCM Classic Film Festival's opening night premiere of the 40th anniversary restoration of the motion picture musical drama "Cabaret", at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on April 12, 2012. UPI/Jim Ruymen
The First Family attends the annual White House Easter Egg Roll in Washington, D.C. President Barack Obama also read "Where the Wild things Are" to children while First Lady Michelle Obama attended a cooking event with award-winning chef Marcus Samuelsson.
A small-scale replica of Tibet's Potala Palace is on display at the Chinese Ethnic Cultural Park in Beijing April 4, 2012. Tibetan self-immolations are rising as China tightens its grip on Tibet. The authorities in China's capital, alarmed about the threat to stability in a region seething with discontent over religious and cultural controls, have responded with heavy-handed measures against Tibetans.
Wrestlers compete in a traditional wrestling competition called Bachokheh, in Esfarayen, Iran on April 2, 2012. Bachokheh, traditionally played on the 13th and 14th of the Iranian New Year, has gained popularity in recent years.
Arab Israelis and Palestinians took to the streets Friday to attend Land Day rallies across Israel and the Palestinian territories. Palestinians chanted slogans against the Israeli occupation and the continued confiscation of Palestinian land.
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