With Pakistan and China getting closer in a multi-billion dollar deal to xenophobic violence against immigrants in South Africa, this week also saw massive devastation brought by the 7.9 magnitude earthquake in neighboring Nepal. ScoopWhoop brings its readers news from across the world that hogged headlines during the week -- in pictures.

A policeman stands guard next to giant portraits of (L-R) Pakistan's President Mamnoon Hussain, China's President Xi Jinping, and Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, displayed along a road ahead of Xi's visit to Islamabad April 19, 2015. REUTERS | Faisal Mahmood

A farmer is seen hanging from a tree during a rally organized by Aam Aadmi (Common Man) Party (AAP) in New Delhi April 22, 2015. REUTERS | Adnan Abidi

Migrants, who are trying to reach Greece, are seen onboard a capsized sailboat, as others are seen in the water trying to reach the coast of the southeastern island of Rhodes April 20, 2015. REUTERS | Michalis Loizos

Smoke rises during an air strike on an army weapons depot on a mountain overlooking Yemen's capital Sanaa, April 20, 2015. REUTERS | Khaled Abdullah

Heather Mack of the U.S. smiles after being reunited with her baby inside a holding cell at a Denpasar court following her verdict on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, April 21, 2015., An Indonesian court on Tuesday sentenced Mack to 10 years in prison after finding her guilty of playing a role in murdering her mother, whose battered body was found stuffed into a suitcase on the resort island of Bali. Mack, a Chicago-area resident, was arrested with her boyfriend Tommy Schaefer last August after hotel staff discovered the body of Mack's mother, Sheila von Wiese-Mack, in an abandoned suitcase in a taxi. REUTERS | Darren Whiteside

Smoke and ash rise from the Calbuco volcano as seen from the city of Puerto Montt, Chile, April 22, 2015. The volcano in southern Chile erupted for the first time in more than five decades on Wednesday, sending a thick plume of ash and smoke into the sky. REUTERS | Rafael Arenas

Ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi gestures after his trial behind bars at a court in the outskirts of Cairo, April 21, 2015. An Egyptian court sentenced Mursi to 20 years in prison without parole on Tuesday for the killing of protesters in December 2012, in a decision broadcast on state television. REUTERS | Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A pair of sandals lies amid broken glass in a car after the murder of Sabeen Mahmud in Karachi, Pakistan, April 25, 2015. REUTERS photo

A foreign man bathes on a sports field adjacent to a camp for those affected by anti-immigrant violence in Chatsworth north of Durban, South Africa, April 21, 2015. South Africa deployed the army in "volatile areas" to curb a wave of anti-immigrant violence that has killed at least seven people this month. REUTERS | Rogan Ward

A aerial view shows a damaged mosque and surrounding buildings in the Al-Maysar neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria, April 23, 2015. REUTERS | Hosam Katan

A body of a victim lies trapped in the debris after an earthquake hit, in Kathmandu, Nepal April 25, 2015. REUTERS | Navesh Chitrakar

Feature image source: Reuters