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25 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

Here are the most moving, sorrowful, and beautiful pictures from the past week.

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People participate in a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in the Brooklyn borough of New York City on Feb. 2.

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A sign saying "My family is detained at JFK" hangs in the window of a closed bodega during a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban, in the Brooklyn borough of New York City on Feb. 2.

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People gather to pray in baggage claim during a protest against the travel ban imposed by President Donald Trump's executive order, at the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport in Dallas, Texas on Jan. 29.

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Protesters assemble at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York on Jan. 28, after earlier in the day two Iraqi refugees were detained while trying to enter the country.

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Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch faces members of the news media while meeting with Sen. Joe Manchin in his office in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on Feb. 1. President Donald Trump nominated Gorsuch to the Supreme Court to fill the seat that had left vacant with the death of Associate Justice Antonin Scalia in February 2016.

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People look at a large-scale 360-degree panorama presentation of the Titanic shipwreck by artist Yadegar Asisi on Jan. 27, in Leipzig, Germany. The view of the wreck simulates a vantage point 3,800 meters below sea level and the work is meant to illustrate mankind's hubris in seeking to overcome the laws of nature.

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A picture taken with a slow shutter speed shows the Colima Volcano, the most active in Mexico, during an eruption as seen from Carrizalillos, Mexico, on Jan. 26. The National Coordination of Civil Protection of the Ministry of Interior reported that since October 2016, the Colima volcano entered a mainly explosive stage of activity.

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Performing 'Mummers' line up at the start of the second and final day of the annual Surva International Festival of the Masquerade Games on Jan. 29, in Pernik, Bulgaria. The two-day Surva festival is the largest traditional folklore events of this type across the whole Balkan Peninsula.

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Chinese dancers wear costumes after performing at a fair on the second day of the Chinese Lunar New Year on Jan. 29, in Beijing, China.

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Nicole Rajicova of Slovakia competes in the Ladies Free Skating event during the ISU European Championships on Jan. 27, in Ostrava, Czech Republic.

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Devotees gather around the fire near the bank of the Triveni River to keep themselves warm after taking a holy bath during the Swasthani Bratakatha festival in Panauti, near Kathmandu, Nepal, on Jan. 31.

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Bread is distributed by workers from the United Nations Refugee Agency at a humanitarian aid distribution point on Feb. 2, in Avdiivka, Ukraine. The conflict in the front-line town with Russia-backed rebels has intensified dramatically over the past several days, leaving many residents without heat, electricity, or water.

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Israeli police arrest a settler in Amona outpost in the West Bank on Feb. 1. Israeli forces have begun evacuating a controversial settlement Amona, which is the largest of about 100 unauthorized outposts erected in the West Bank without permission but generally tolerated by the Israeli government.

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In this photo taken on Jan. 31, an inmate looks from behind a cell door at the Jilava prison in Jilava, Romania. Romania's government decriminalized official misconduct overnight on Feb. 1, defying mass protests and warnings from prosecutors and the president that the move will reverse the country's fight against corruption.

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The inside of the Quebec Islamic Cultural Centre is pictured in Quebec City Jan. 31. Two days earlier Alexandre Bissonnette, a 27-year-old French-Canadian, opened fire in the mosque killing six and injuring 19.

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Iraqi army soldiers detain a person suspected of belonging to Islamic State militants during a battle in the Arabi neighborhood of Mosul, Iraq, on Jan. 26.

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Brazilian civil servants protesting against austerity measures clash with riot police and set fire to a bus on Rio Branco, the main avenue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Feb. 1.

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A bonfire set by demonstrators protesting a scheduled speaking appearance by Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos burns on the University of California at Berkeley campus on Feb. 1. The event was canceled out of safety concerns after protesters hurled smoke bombs, broke windows and started a bonfire.

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Romanian riot police detain a man after minor clashes erupted during a protest in Bucharest, Romania, on Feb. 2. Brief clashes broke out between protesters and police in Romania's capital, as tens of thousands of people protested for the second night a government decision to decriminalize official misconduct.

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Russian servicemen of the Northern Fleet's Arctic mechanized infantry brigade participate in a military drill on riding reindeer and dog sleds near the settlement of Lovozero, outside Murmansk, Russia, on Jan. 23.

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Shabak fighters Fouad (left), 27, and Ahmed, 25, of the Hashid Al-Shaabi's Babylon Brigade, rest after a patrol at their base on Jan. 28, in Bartella, Iraq. The Shabak are a persecuted minority group in Iraq who are targeted by Islamic State. Behind them hangs a picture of the Shia prophet, Imam Hussein, and a rocket-propelled grenade launcher.

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Nadiya Volkova, 24, grieves over the body of her mother Katya Volkova, 60, who was killed by shelling as she walked to the store on Feb. 1 in Avdiivka, Ukraine. The conflict with Russia-backed rebels has intensified dramatically in the front-line town over the past several days, leaving residents without heat or electricity in frigid temperatures.

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Volunteer Laura Rasero, of Spain, holds two years old Oulai Esther, from Ivory Coast, after being rescued by members of the Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms from a rubber boat sailing in the Mediterranean Sea about 21 miles north of Sabratha, Libya, on Feb. 3.

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A woman releases a small boat as an offering for the African sea goddess Yemanja, at a beach in Montevideo, Uruguay, on Feb. 2. Thousands of worshippers come to the beach on Yemanja's feast day, bearing candles, flowers, perfumes and fruit to show their gratitude for her blessings. The celebration coincides with the Roman Catholic feast day of the Virgin of Candelaria.

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A flower shoots through a landscape razed by wildfires in Chile's Cauquenes community on Feb. 2. The national forestry agency says Chile's raging wildfires have destroyed nearly 904,000 acres since Jan. 15.

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