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23 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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A woman looks at a computer monitor at the headquarters of Bitdefender in Bucharest, Romania, in front of a world map showing cyberattacks in real time on June 28. A new, highly virulent strain of malicious ransomware — that is crippling computers globally — appears to have been sown in Ukraine, where it badly hobbled much of the government and private sector on the eve of a holiday celebrating a post-Soviet constitution.

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French President Emmanuel Macron returns the ball while sitting in a wheelchair as he plays tennis on the Pont Alexandre III in Paris on June 24. The French capital was transformed into a giant Olympic park to celebrate International Olympic Days, with a variety of sporting events put on for the public across two days. Paris is bidding to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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"Crime scene" tape is placed outside a Harlem subway station where a morning train derailed on June 27. Thirty-four people suffered minor injuries in the derailment, which caused major delays throughout the morning and afternoon. This latest incident for the Metropolitan Transit Authority, which oversees the largest subway system in the country, had city officials scrambling to make repairs and updates.

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Women demonstrate outside the US Capitol in Washington on June 27 against cuts to Planned Parenthood proposed by the Senate Republican health care bill. They dressed as handmaids from the novel and adapted television series The Handmaid's Tale, which is set in a dystopian world where women's rights are severely curtailed.

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A protester is arrested while lobbying against the Senate Republican health care bill outside the office of Sen. Pat Toomey, a Pennsylvania Republican, on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 28. Protesters visited several Republican senators' offices, including those of Toomey, Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas, and Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska.

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A Libyan coast guardsman stands on a boat during the rescue of 147 undocumented immigrants, who were attempting to reach Europe, off the coastal town of Zawiyah, 45 kilometers west of Tripoli, on June 27. More than 8,000 migrants had been rescued in difficult weather conditions in Libyan waters during the preceding 48 hours, Italy's coast guard said.

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A seemingly unconscious demonstrator, who was hit by a rubber bullet shot by riot police, is carried away by volunteer medics as opposition activists and riot police clashed during an anti-government protest in Caracas, Venezuela, on June 22.

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A youth wearing a mask and rosary stands near a burning barricade set up by anti-government protesters in Caracas, Venezuela, on June 26. More than 70 people have been killed during almost 90 days of protests seeking President Nicolás Maduro's removal.

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John Wider carries a "welcome" sign near arriving Sikh travelers at Los Angeles International Airport on the first day of the partial reinstatement of President Trump's travel ban, which has temporarily barred travelers from six Muslim-majority countries from entering the US. Under a Supreme Court order, affected travelers who do not have a "bona fide relationship" with a person or entity in the US can be turned away. The ban affects travelers from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen.

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Children play on a bouncy castle during Eid al-Fitr celebrations in the besieged, rebel-held Douma neighborhood of Damascus, Syria, on June 26.

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A Syrian Democratic Forces fighter sits as medics at a field hospital in Raqqa, Syria, treat his comrades — injured by ISIS militant sniper fire — on June 28.

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte checks the scope of a 7.62 mm sniper rifle during a ceremony to mark the turnover of "urgent military assistance," given "gratis" to the Philippines by China, at Clark Air Base near Angeles City, Philippines, on June 28.

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The mother of a police officer mourns next to her son's body in an ambulance at a hospital in Karachi, Pakistan, on June 23. Gunmen in the port city attacked police officers at a roadside restaurant and killed four of them before fleeing, according to senior police officer Asif Ahmed.

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Zeid Ali, 12 (left), and Hodayfa Ali, 11 (right), comfort each other after their house was hit and collapsed during fighting between Iraqi forces and ISIS militants in Mosul, Iraq, on June 24. The Ali cousins said some of their family members are still under the rubble.

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A Palestinian girl holds a candle to light her home after a power cut at the Jabalia Camp in Gaza City, Gaza Strip on June 27. Two-million people living in Gaza are suffering power outages as the Israeli siege there continues.

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A rescue dog dangles from a zip line across a river after a landslide in the village of Xinmo in China's Sichuan province on June 25. The landslide hit the Tibetan and Qiang autonomous prefecture of Aba. One-hundred-and-eighteen people were still missing by the morning of June 25.

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A child stands among Muslims taking part in Eid al-Fitr prayers in Bucharest, Romania, on June 25. Members of Romania's Muslim community joined prayers at Dinamo Stadium in the largest Muslim public gathering of the year — marking the end of Ramadan.

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Slovakia's President Andrej Kiska plays chess with 10-year-old Lucia Kapicakova, a winner of the 2016 EU Youth Chess Championship, on June 28, 2017, in Bratislava, Slovakia. Kiska gave up the match in a "no chance to win" situation after around 30 minutes of play.

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Martha, a Neapolitan mastiff, shakes water off her head after winning this year's World's Ugliest Dog Contest in Petaluma, California, on June 23. The winner of the competition is awarded $1,500 and a trophy, and is flown to New York for media appearances.

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A street vendor sells fans, lighters, pins, and other objects sporting the colors of the pride flag in Madrid's Chueca district on June 26. Some 3 million revelers were expected in the Spanish capital as the city hosts WorldPride 2017, one of the biggest and most important celebrations of LGBT rights in the world.

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A Muslim man plays with his daughter on the shore of the Mediterranean in Ashkelon, Israel, during the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr on June 26.


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