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25 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

Here are the most moving and breathtaking pictures from the past week.

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Former US national security adviser Michael Flynn arrives for a plea hearing at US District Court, where he's expected to plead guilty to lying to the FBI about his contacts with Russia's ambassador to the US, in Washington, DC, on Dec. 1.

Kim Hong-ji / Reuters

People in Seoul watch a television broadcast of a news report on North Korea firing what appeared to be an intercontinental ballistic missile that landed close to Japan on Nov. 29.

Kim Hong-ji / Reuters

North Korean soldiers keep watch near where a North Korean had recently defected, at the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone on Nov. 27.

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Attorney Jeff Herman looks on as actor Kadian Noble discusses her experiences with Harvey Weinstein during a press conference to announce the filing of a lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein, Bob Weinstein, and the Weinstein Company, on Nov. 28.

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Coanchors Hoda Kotb (left) and Savannah Guthrie embrace on the set of the Today show in New York on Nov. 29, after NBC News fired host Matt Lauer for "inappropriate sexual behavior."

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A protestor holds a smoke bomb during a strike by taxi drivers to protest what they say is unfair competition from ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Cabify, in Madrid on Nov. 29.

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Opposition supporters near the body of a man allegedly killed by a stray bullet that police fired during clashes in Nairobi on Nov. 28. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn in for a second term on Tuesday in front of tens of thousands who gathered to celebrate what they hoped would be the end of months of election turmoil.

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A passerby takes a selfie in front of a police prison van destroyed during clashes with police in Islamabad, Pakistan, on Nov. 26.

Johannes Christo / Reuters

Police evacuate a villager from inside the exclusion zone due to the eruption of the Mount Agung volcano in Bali, Indonesia, on Nov. 28.

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Rohingya Muslims react as police and officials attempt to control a surging crowd waiting to receive rice, water, and cooking oil in a relief center at the Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, on Nov. 28.

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Rohingya woman Amina Khatun, 55, rests at the bank of the Naf river after crossing it on an improvised raft to reach Bangladesh on Nov. 27. Two of her sons were killed by gunfire when her village was attacked by Myanmar military, she says.

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Moroccan children near the capital of Rabat head to the Great Mosque of Salé to pray for rain on Nov. 24. Morocco, which is heavily dependent on its agricultural sector, is holding prayers for rain in mosques across the country under a royal decree.

Vadim Ghirda / AP

A girl from a refugee family gets lipstick applied by an entertainer in Bucharest, Romania, on Nov. 29. Children from families of refugees coming from Syria, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Congo took part in an event occasioned by Romania's upcoming national day.

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A model wears a 110-carat circular diamond during a media preview for the Magnificent Jewels and Fine Jewels auctions at Sotheby's in New York on Nov. 30.

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A reveler dressed as a Krampus creature walks during the Hike of the Krampus of Three Lands in Podkoren, Slovenia, on Nov. 24.

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The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree stands among the holiday decorations during the 85th annual Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Nov. 29 in New York.

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