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24 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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Police detain a man after a fight between supporters and opponents of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, ahead of his speech outside the Peabody Opera House in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Demonstrators clash with supporters after it was announced that a rally with Donald Trump at the University of Illinois at Chicago would be postponed. Organizers postponed the rally citing safety reasons after hundreds of demonstrators were ticketed for the event.

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Ohio voters go to the polls for the Ohio primary at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Ohio Republican primary is a winner-take-all state were 66 delegates are up for grabs.

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Federal appeals court judge Merrick Garland, accompanied by President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, steps to the microphone as he is introduced as Obama's nominee for the Supreme Court, during an announcement in the Rose Garden of the White House.

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South Korean and U.S. Marines take positions as amphibious assault vehicles of the South Korean Marine Corps fire smoke bombs, during a U.S.-South Korea joint landing operation drill in Pohang, South Korea.

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Boys watch the burial of a 10-year-old Palestinian boy named Yassin Abu Khoussa, whom medical officials said was killed by fragments from a missile fired by an Israeli aircraft in the northern Gaza Strip. The missile was fired hours after militants launched rockets into Israel. A statement by the Israeli military said aircraft had targeted four militant training camps belonging to Hamas after four missiles landed in open areas of southern Israel late on Friday. No casualties were reported from the rocket strikes.

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Hacer Parlak, mother of Destina Peri Parlak, age 16, hugs the bridal veil-draped body of her daughter who was one of the victims of last Sunday's explosion in Ankara, Turkey. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, which authorities say was carried out by a female bomber and a possible male accomplice.

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A man holds a sign near tents at the northern Greek border point of Idomeni, Greece. Leaders of the EU's 28 divided nations reconvened in Brussels this week in hopes of ironing out disagreements on a proposed agreement with Turkey in the migrants crisis.

Vadim Ghirda / AP

A child cries as migrants cross a river, north of Idomeni, Greece, attempting to reach Macedonia on a route that would bypass the border fence. Hundreds of migrants and refugees walked out of an overcrowded camp on the Greek-Macedonian border on Monday, determined to use a dangerous crossing to head north.

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Demonstrators fill Paulista Avenue during a protest demanding the impeachment of Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The president faces impeachment proceedings over alleged fiscal mismanagement of the country during the worst recession in decades and amid a sprawling investigation into corruption at the state-run oil giant, Petrobras.

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Police holding shields stained with paint that was thrown by protesters take part in a national strike, during clashes in Bogota, Colombia. Colombia's main union groups called for the strike to protest the economic policies of Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos' government, and to demand higher wages and better health services.

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An aerial view of the Chinese word for "dragon" is displayed among the flowering of plants in a 80,000-square-meter rapeseed field in Anshun, Guizhou Province of China.

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Indian army cadets celebrate after their graduation ceremony at The Officers Training Academy in Chennai. A total of 183 cadets, including 37 women, graduated from the academy and will be posted as Lieutenants in the Indian Army.

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Palestinian refugee students in Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, wave Palestinian and Japanese flags during a commemoration organized by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency to mark the fifth anniversary of Japan's Tsunami.

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A fairgoer wears virtual reality goggles as he rides a broomstick at the Locomotion VR booth of the Digital Business fair CEBIT in Hanover, Germany.

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Deputy chairman of Sothebys Asia, Nicolas Chow, displays the Seal of the Mandate of Heaven, to be auctioned at a 50 million HKD starting price in Hong Kong. Bearing the inscription "Revere Heaven and Serve thy People," the Seal is the largest ever carved for the Kangxi Emperor, the longest reigning monarch of China.

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Members of the panther men of Liabo village, an Ivorian traditional dance group, pose for a portrait as they prepare to perform at the Market for African Performing Arts in Abidjan.


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