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37 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

As another week passes, let’s take a moment to look back at the images that have moved us. Here are the most joyous, sorrowful, and impactful photos from this past week.

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A police vehicle burns on Monday, April 27, during unrest following the funeral of Freddie Gray in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a Baltimore Police Department van.

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A protester is detained by New York police during a demonstration calling for social, economic and racial justice, in the Manhattan borough of New York City. The demonstration was being held to support Baltimore's protest against police brutality following the April 19 death of Freddie Gray in police custody.

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A firefighter uses a saw to open a metal gate while fighting a fire in a convenience store and residence during clashes after the funeral of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Maryland in the early morning hours of April 28.

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Demonstrators climb on a destroyed Baltimore Police car in the street near the corner of Pennsylvania and North avenues during violent protests following the funeral of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Maryland.

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A man makes a heart shape with his hands during a protest near the CVS pharmacy that was set on fire yesterday during rioting after the funeral of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Friends and relatives say their last goodbyes to Freddie Gray as his casket is lowered into his grave at the Woodland Cemetery on April 27 in Baltimore, Maryland. Gray, 25, was arrested for possessing a switch blade knife on April 12 outside the Gilmor Homes housing project on Baltimore's west side. According to his attorney, Gray died a week later in the hospital from a severe spinal cord injury he received while in police custody.

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The body of one of the victims of the earthquake that hit Nepal yesterday lays on the floor ready for cremation on April 26, 2015 in Bhaktapur, Nepal. Rescuers in Nepal are searching frantically for survivors of the huge quake that killed over 5,000, digging through rubble in the devastated capital Kathmandu and airlifting victims of an avalanche at Everest base camp.

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In this photograph taken on April 25 a cloud of snow and debris triggered by an earthquake flies towards Everest Base Camp, moments ahead of flattening part of the camp in the Himalayas. Rescuers in Nepal are searching frantically for survivors of the huge quake that killed over 5,000, digging through rubble in the devastated capital Kathmandu and airlifting victims of an avalanche at Everest base camp.

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In this photograph taken on April 26, rocks are kept over flattened tents at Everest Base Camp, to cover the bodies of some of the people that died a day earlier as an earthquake triggered avalanche crashed through parts of the base camp killing scores of people.

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A rescue dog belonging to the group of ISAR Germany (International Search And Rescue) searches the rubble following Saturday's earthquake, in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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Jamna Pariar, 22, is comforted by her son after she learnt about the death of her nine-day-old daughter at the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) field hospital, following Saturday's earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal, April 29, 2015.

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A Nepalese villager injured in an earthquake holds her son as they sit inside an Indian Army helicopter after being evacuated from Lapu in Gorkha.

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Sumo wrestlers from Onoe stable hold up crying babies during a "Baby-cry Sumo" event at the Yukigaya Hachiman shrine in Tokyo on April 29, 2015. Some 100 babies aged under one took part in the annual baby crying contest. Japanese parents believe that sumo wrestlers can help make babies cry out a wish to grow up with good health.

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People say their prayers under the leadership of Saudi Arabian Imam of the Grand Mosque Sheikh Khalid al Ghamdi during evening prayers at the Badshahi mosque in Lahore, Pakistan.

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Runners on The Virgin Money London Marathon cross the River Thames as seen from The Tower Bridge Exhibitions Glass Flooring on April 26, 2015 in London, England. 38,000 people are running the 26.2 mile marathon course which finishes on The Mall in front of Buckingham Palace.

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Participants crawl across the finish line during the annual Maldon Mud Race in Maldon, east England, on April 26, 2015. Originated in 1973, the race involves competitors racing around a course through the River Blackwater in Essex at low tide.

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The Baltimore Orioles play the Chicago White Sox at an empty Oriole Park at Camden Yards on April 29, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. Due to unrest in relation to the arrest and death of Freddie Gray, the two teams played in a stadium closed to the public.

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Spanish matador David Galvan is tackled by a bull during a bullfight at The Maestranza bullring in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain.

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Workers burned an effigy of Philippine President Benigno Aquino during a May Day protest outside the presidential palace in Manila on May 1st. International Workers' Day, also known as Labour Day or May Day, commemorates the struggle of workers in industrialized countries in the 19th century for better working conditions.

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A protester carries stones as he holds position against riot policemen during clashes against the Burundi's ruling decision to allow President Pierre Nkurunziza to run for a third five-year term in office in the capital Bujumbura.

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Members of the Albert Battery shoot a volley of fire during the Currumbin RSL dawn service on April 25, 2015 in Currumbin, Australia. Australians are celebrating the centenary of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corp landing on the shores of Gallipoli on April 25, 1915, during World War 1.

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A female Kurdistan Workers Party fighter stands near a security position in Sinjar. Women fighters at a PKK base on Mount Sinjar in northwest Iraq, just like their male counterparts, have to be ready for action at any time.

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British former police officer Swasie Turner abseils for charity in a wheelchair down the fortification bastions of Valletta, Malta on April 27. Turner has wheeled himself more than 38,000 miles and raised over 1 million for charity since 1997 after losing his wife to cancer. The traumatic loss came months after he was confined to a wheelchair when he was deliberately run down by a motorcycle while on duty as a police officer.

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Vietnam war veteran Steve Moczary, who served two tours during the war, searches for the name of his friend Msgt. Cecil Hodgson at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC. April 30 marks the day that the U.S. backed South Vietnamese government fell to North Vietnamese forces.

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A reveler carries his dog during a Holi Festival in Madrid, Spain, on Sunday, April 26. The festival is based on the Hindu spring festival Holi, also known as the festival of colours where participants colour each other with dry powder and coloured water. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

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This long-exposure photograph taken on April 28 shows the Milky Way in the clear night sky at Ngwe Saung beach, west of Pathein in Myanmar's Irrawaddy region.



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