Skip To Content

    22 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

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

    Warning: Viewers may find several of the following images disturbing.

    Defne Karadeniz / Getty Images

    A wounded girl from the Ataturk Airport suicide bomb attack in Istanbul, Turkey, is carried to the Bakirkoy Sadi Konuk Hospital, in the early hours of June 29. Three suicide bombers opened fire before blowing themselves up at the entrance to the international airport, killing at least 44 people and wounding more than 200 others.

    Aref Karimi / AFP / Getty Images

    An Afghan policeman keeps watch as devotees perform "Taraweeh" prayers during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan at a mosque in Herat.

    Ronen Zvulun / Reuters

    Relatives hug each other in mourning at the bedroom of Hallel Yaffa Ariel, a 13-year-old Israeli girl who was killed in a Palestinian stabbing attack inside her home in the West Bank.

    Anatolii Stepanov / AFP / Getty Images

    A Ukrainian Forces soldier fires a heavy machine gun during a battle with pro-Russian separatists at Avdeyevka, in Ukraine's Donetsk region.

    Getty Images

    A wounded man is helped near a restaurant that was attacked by unidentified gunmen Friday in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Gunmen took at least 20 foreigners hostage at the restaurant in the diplomatic area of the capital city.

    Chris Mcgrath / Getty Images

    Tributes to the victims of the 2015 Sousse Beach terrorist attack are seen after a memorial service in front of the Imperial Marhaba hotel in Sousse, Tunisia. The memorial marks the one year anniversary of the Sousse Beach terrorist attack, which killed 38 people, including 30 Britons.

    Brendan Mcdermid / Reuters

    Participants carry photos of victims killed in the Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting during the annual NYC Pride parade in New York City, New York.

    Lucas Jackson / Reuters

    A man poses for a photograph near a memorial to the victims of the Orlando shooting, outside the Stonewall Inn in New York. This week, President Obama designated the historic site of Stonewall Riots as the nation's first LGBT national monument.

    Victor Boyko / Getty Images

    A male model walks the runway at the Anja Gockel show during the Spring/Summer 2017 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Berlin, Germany.

    Dylan Martinez / Reuters

    Demonstrators in Trafalgar Square, London, take part in a protest aimed at showing London's solidarity with the European Union following the successful Brexit vote.

    Kevin Lamarque / Reuters

    Demonstrators celebrate at the Supreme Court after justices struck down a Texas law imposing strict regulations on abortion doctors and facilities.

    Kevin Lamarque / Reuters

    President Obama participates in a Shared Studios Portal virtual conversation with entrepreneurs at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California.

    Clodagh Kilcoyne / Reuters

    A man is removed by a security guard as he causes a disturbance during a speech by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, at his Turnberry golf course in Scotland.

    Francois Guillot / AFP / Getty Images

    Two people restore Vizir, the last horse of Napoleon Bonaparte the Ist, at the Musee de l' Armee in Paris, France.

    China Stringer Network / Reuters

    A man pushes a tub carrying children as he gets them back home from school following a severe flood in Duchang, China.

    Noah Berger / Reuters

    A burned out truck rests on a roadside after the Erskine Fire burned through Weldon, California.

    Vcg / Getty Images

    Children do basic training at a children's dance training center in Bozhou, China.

    Matt Sayles / AP

    Beyonce and Kendrick Lamar perform her song "Freedom" during the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

    Matej Divizna / Getty Images

    Opposing players fight for possession of the ball during the final match of The Calcio Storico Fiorentino, at the La Santa Croce square in Florence, Italy. The Calcio Storico (Historical Football in English) Fiorentino is an early form of football, originating in the 1500's, and is a combination of football, rugby, and wrestling.

    Stoyan Nenov / Reuters

    Revelers break out into laugh after falling in the mud during the Glastonbury Festival, at Worthy Farm in Somerset, England.


    Astronomers are using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to study auroras — stunning light shows in a planet’s atmosphere — on the poles of the largest planet in the solar system, Jupiter. This observation program is supported by measurements made by NASA’s Juno spacecraft, currently on its way to Jupiter.

    Petros Giannakouris / AP

    People enjoy a chair swing ride as the sun sets at an amusement park in Athens, Greece.

    BuzzFeed Daily

    Keep up with the latest daily buzz with the BuzzFeed Daily newsletter!

    Newsletter signup form