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25 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

25 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

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

Posted on December 1, 2017, at 5:12 p.m. ET

Former US national security adviser Michael Flynn arrives for a plea hearing at US District Court, where he's expected to plead guilty to lying to the FBI about his contacts with Russia's ambassador to the US, in Washington, DC, on Dec. 1.
Jonathan Ernst / Reuters

Former US national security adviser Michael Flynn arrives for a plea hearing at US District Court, where he's expected to plead guilty to lying to the FBI about his contacts with Russia's ambassador to the US, in Washington, DC, on Dec. 1.

President Donald Trump honors Navajo code talkers for their contributions during World War II, at the White House on Nov. 27.
Kevin Lamarque / Reuters

President Donald Trump honors Navajo code talkers for their contributions during World War II, at the White House on Nov. 27.

People in Seoul watch a television broadcast of a news report on North Korea firing what appeared to be an intercontinental ballistic missile that landed close to Japan on Nov. 29.
Kim Hong-ji / Reuters

People in Seoul watch a television broadcast of a news report on North Korea firing what appeared to be an intercontinental ballistic missile that landed close to Japan on Nov. 29.

North Korean soldiers keep watch near where a North Korean had recently defected, at the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone on Nov. 27.
Kim Hong-ji / Reuters

North Korean soldiers keep watch near where a North Korean had recently defected, at the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone on Nov. 27.

Attorney Jeff Herman looks on as actor Kadian Noble discusses her experiences with Harvey Weinstein during a press conference to announce the filing of a lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein, Bob Weinstein, and the Weinstein Company, on Nov. 28.
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Attorney Jeff Herman looks on as actor Kadian Noble discusses her experiences with Harvey Weinstein during a press conference to announce the filing of a lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein, Bob Weinstein, and the Weinstein Company, on Nov. 28.

Coanchors Hoda Kotb (left) and Savannah Guthrie embrace on the set of the Today show in New York on Nov. 29, after NBC News fired host Matt Lauer for "inappropriate sexual behavior."
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Coanchors Hoda Kotb (left) and Savannah Guthrie embrace on the set of the Today show in New York on Nov. 29, after NBC News fired host Matt Lauer for "inappropriate sexual behavior."

A protestor holds a smoke bomb during a strike by taxi drivers to protest what they say is unfair competition from ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Cabify, in Madrid on Nov. 29.
Juan Medina / Reuters

A protestor holds a smoke bomb during a strike by taxi drivers to protest what they say is unfair competition from ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Cabify, in Madrid on Nov. 29.

Brian Inganga / AP

Opposition supporters near the body of a man allegedly killed by a stray bullet that police fired during clashes in Nairobi on Nov. 28. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn in for a second term on Tuesday in front of tens of thousands who gathered to celebrate what they hoped would be the end of months of election turmoil.

People run down Oxford Street in London after a hearing of a suspected terror situation on Nov. 24.
Simon Dawson / Reuters

People run down Oxford Street in London after a hearing of a suspected terror situation on Nov. 24.

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Empty shells and bloodstains from victims after a terror attack at Al-Rawdah mosque in Bir al-Abed, Egypt, on Nov. 25.

A passerby takes a selfie in front of a police prison van destroyed during clashes with police in Islamabad, Pakistan, on Nov. 26.
Caren Firouz / Reuters

A passerby takes a selfie in front of a police prison van destroyed during clashes with police in Islamabad, Pakistan, on Nov. 26.

The Mount Agung volcano spews smoke and ash in Bali, Indonesia, on Nov. 26.
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The Mount Agung volcano spews smoke and ash in Bali, Indonesia, on Nov. 26.

Police evacuate a villager from inside the exclusion zone due to the eruption of the Mount Agung volcano in Bali, Indonesia, on Nov. 28.
Johannes Christo / Reuters

Police evacuate a villager from inside the exclusion zone due to the eruption of the Mount Agung volcano in Bali, Indonesia, on Nov. 28.

Rohingya Muslims react as police and officials attempt to control a surging crowd waiting to receive rice, water, and cooking oil in a relief center at the Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, on Nov. 28.
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Rohingya Muslims react as police and officials attempt to control a surging crowd waiting to receive rice, water, and cooking oil in a relief center at the Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, on Nov. 28.

Rohingya woman Amina Khatun, 55, rests at the bank of the Naf river after crossing it on an improvised raft to reach Bangladesh on Nov. 27. Two of her sons were killed by gunfire when her village was attacked by Myanmar military, she says.
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Rohingya woman Amina Khatun, 55, rests at the bank of the Naf river after crossing it on an improvised raft to reach Bangladesh on Nov. 27. Two of her sons were killed by gunfire when her village was attacked by Myanmar military, she says.

Two girls light candles around a memorial on World AIDS Day in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Dec. 1.
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Two girls light candles around a memorial on World AIDS Day in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Dec. 1.

A woman prays at the Holy Rosary Church in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Nov. 29, ahead of the visit by Pope Francis.
Damir Sagolj / Reuters

A woman prays at the Holy Rosary Church in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Nov. 29, ahead of the visit by Pope Francis.

Moroccan children near the capital of Rabat head to the Great Mosque of Salé to pray for rain on Nov. 24. Morocco, which is heavily dependent on its agricultural sector, is holding prayers for rain in mosques across the country under a royal decree.
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Moroccan children near the capital of Rabat head to the Great Mosque of Salé to pray for rain on Nov. 24. Morocco, which is heavily dependent on its agricultural sector, is holding prayers for rain in mosques across the country under a royal decree.

A girl from a refugee family gets lipstick applied by an entertainer in Bucharest, Romania, on Nov. 29. Children from families of refugees coming from Syria, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Congo took part in an event occasioned by Romania's upcoming national day.
Vadim Ghirda / AP

A girl from a refugee family gets lipstick applied by an entertainer in Bucharest, Romania, on Nov. 29. Children from families of refugees coming from Syria, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Congo took part in an event occasioned by Romania's upcoming national day.

An army dog stands as retiring soldiers salute their guard post before retirement in Suqian, China, on Nov. 28.
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An army dog stands as retiring soldiers salute their guard post before retirement in Suqian, China, on Nov. 28.

Britain's Prince Harry poses with Meghan Markle in the Sunken Garden of Kensington Palace in London on Nov. 27.
Toby Melville / Reuters

Britain's Prince Harry poses with Meghan Markle in the Sunken Garden of Kensington Palace in London on Nov. 27.

A model wears a 110-carat circular diamond during a media preview for the Magnificent Jewels and Fine Jewels auctions at Sotheby's in New York on Nov. 30.
Brendan Mcdermid / Reuters

A model wears a 110-carat circular diamond during a media preview for the Magnificent Jewels and Fine Jewels auctions at Sotheby's in New York on Nov. 30.

First lady Melania Trump tours the holiday decorations with reporters at the White House on Nov. 27.
Jonathan Ernst / Reuters

First lady Melania Trump tours the holiday decorations with reporters at the White House on Nov. 27.

A reveler dressed as a Krampus creature walks during the Hike of the Krampus of Three Lands in Podkoren, Slovenia, on Nov. 24.
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A reveler dressed as a Krampus creature walks during the Hike of the Krampus of Three Lands in Podkoren, Slovenia, on Nov. 24.

The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree stands among the holiday decorations during the 85th annual Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Nov. 29 in New York.
Andres Kudacki / AP

The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree stands among the holiday decorations during the 85th annual Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Nov. 29 in New York.

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