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24 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

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

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From left: French first lady Brigitte Macron, US President Donald Trump, US first lady Melania Trump, and French President Emmanuel Macron dine together at Le Jules Verne Restaurant in the Eiffel Tower in Paris on July 13. Trump arrived in Paris for Bastille Day, France's national day, on July 14 — which this year marks the 100th anniversary of US involvement in World War I.

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A demonstrator is taken into custody by US Capitol Police as activists protest against the Republican health care bill outside the offices of Republican Sens. Jeff Flake of Arizona and Ted Cruz of Texas on July 10 in Washington, DC.

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Two men raise a Confederate flag on the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse in Columbia on July 10. The protest marked the two-year anniversary of the removal of the controversial flag from all government posts.

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Loyalists gather in front of a bonfire in the Sandy Row area of Belfast on July 12. The lighting of bonfires at midnight marks the start of annual celebrations for the Protestant community. The Orange marches and demonstrations commemorate the Battle of the Boyne in 1690, when the Protestant William of Orange defeated the Catholic King James II on the banks of the River Boyne.

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Firefighters remove a US flag as the "Wall Fire" closes in on a luxury home in Oroville, California. The first major wildfires since the end of California's five-year drought raged on July 8, as the state was gripped by a record-breaking heatwave.

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Iraqi soldiers bring two captured ISIS militants to a screening center in Mosul's Old City, as the final operation in their battle against ISIS continued on July 9.

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Two Muslim women cry near coffins of relatives in Potočari, Bosnia and Herzegovina, on July 11. Their relatives had been newly identified as victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre.

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Members of the Venezuelan security forces approach opposition supporters affected by tear gas during a rally against President Nicolás Maduro's government in Caracas on July 9.

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A giant rainbow flag is carried down Regent Street during the Pride in London Festival on July 8. This year's Pride marked 50 years since the decriminalization of homosexuality in England and Wales under the 1967 Sexual Offences Act.

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Women wearing kimonos walk between lit paper lanterns during the Mitama Matsuri summer festival at the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo on July 13. The four-day traditional festival takes place during Tokyo's Bon period in July, attracting about 300,000 visitors, according to the shrine.

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Former Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps is covered in gold slime as he accepts the Legend Award at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports Awards in Los Angeles on July 13.

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Revelers run ahead of a stampede of fighting bulls during the annual eight-day running of the bulls at the San Fermín Festival in Pamplona, Spain, on July 10.

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Australia's Richie Porte gets medical assistance after crashing during the descent of the Mont du Chat pass on July 9 at the ninth stage of the Tour de France.

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Han the Robot waits on stage ahead of a discussion about the future of humanity, part of a demonstration of artificial intelligence by Hanson Robotics at the Rise Technology Conference in Hong Kong on July 12.

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