24 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

Here are the most incredible and breathtaking pictures from the past week.

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Life-sized cutouts depicting Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg are displayed by advocacy group Avaaz, on the southeast lawn of the Capitol in Washington, DC, on April 10, ahead of Zuckerberg's appearance before a Senate Judiciary and Commerce committees joint hearing.

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives to testify before a joint hearing of the US Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee and Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington, DC, on April 10.

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President Donald Trump enters the Rose Garden for an event at the White House on April 12. President Trump gave remarks on tax cuts for American workers.

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A protester is dressed to resemble John Bolton, who started his first day this week as President Trump's national security adviser, during a rally in front of the White House on April 9.

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Code Pink protesters behind CIA Director Mike Pompeo as he waits to testify before a Senate Foreign Relations Committee confirmation hearing on Pompeo's nomination to be secretary of state in Washington, DC, on April 12.

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House Speaker Paul Ryan addresses a news conference where he announced he will not seek reelection in November, in Washington, DC, on April 11.

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A protester is held by police after breaking through the barriers, as actor and comedian Bill Cosby arrives for the first day of his sexual assault retrial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania, on April 9.

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A pensioner raises his umbrella during a protest in favor of higher state pensions, at the town hall in Bilbao, Spain, on April 9.

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A Kashmiri student throws stones at an Indian police vehicle during a protest against the killing of civilians in Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir, on April 11.

Ibraheem Abu Mustafa / Reuters

A Palestinian protects himself from inhaling tear gas at the Israel–Gaza border during a protest by Palestinians demanding the right to return to their homeland, in the southern Gaza Strip on April 6.

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Syrian children receive medical treatment in Damascus on April 7, after Assad regime forces allegedly conducted a poisonous gas attack on the town of Douma in Eastern Ghouta.

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A relative of Arbaoui Walid, a victim of an Algerian military plane crash, mourns during his funeral in Algiers, Algeria, on April 12.

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Crosses commemorating those who died attempting to cross the border into the United States line a section of the US–Mexico border fence on April 6, in Tijuana, Mexico.

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People fleeing the Democratic Republic of Congo shelter from the rain as they wait to receive food distributed by the World Food Program in the Kyangwali Refugee Settlement, Uganda, on April 10.

Goran Tomasevic / Reuters

Rachele-Ngabausi, 2, injured by militiamen when they attacked the village of Tchee, Democratic Republic of Congo, stands in a camp for internally displaced people in Bunia, Congo, on April 9. According to witnesses, militiamen killed her pregnant mother and her three brothers and chopped off her sister's arm.

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Christian Orthodox worshippers hold up candles lit from the Holy Fire as they gather in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City on April 7, during the Orthodox Easter.

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Ultimate Fighting Championship star Conor McGregor is led by an official while leaving the 78th Precinct of the New York Police Department on April 6, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. McGregor is facing criminal charges in the wake of a backstage melee he allegedly instigated that has forced the removal of three fights from UFC's biggest card of the year.

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A firefighter looks out from the window of a damaged apartment in Trump Tower in New York on April 7. The New York Fire Department says the blaze broke out on the 50th floor shortly before 6 p.m. Saturday.

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First lady Melania Trump speaks during a listening session with students at the White House on April 9.

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Musical guest Cardi B reveals her pregnancy on live television while performing on Saturday Night Live, on April 7.

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Holocaust survivor Hannah Beker, 79, has fingernail polish applied during a Beauty Heroines event in Ramat Gan, Israel, on April 9.

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A Hindu holy man touches an infant with his foot as part of a ritual to bless her during a religious procession to mark the Bhel Bhel festival, dedicated to Hindu goddess Muthumariamman, in Bandel, India, on April 6.

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A local resident walks along a section of Matahari Terbit beach covered in plastic and other debris washed ashore by seasonal winds near Sanur, Indonesia, on April 11.

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Britain's Prince Charles holds a baby green sea turtle at Lady Elliot Island, Australia, on April 6.