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

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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.

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.

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

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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.

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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.

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.

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

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.

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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.


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.


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