Here are the most incredible and breathtaking pictures from the past week.
Gabriel H. Sanchez
BuzzFeed News Photo Essay Editor
Posted on January 19, 2018, at 5:06 p.m. ET
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipient Gloria Mendoza participates in a demonstration in New York on Jan. 10.
Martin Luther King III speaks in front of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on Martin Luther King Day in Washington, DC.
Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina speaks to reporters at the Capitol on Jan. 18. Congress is working to avoid a government shutdown ahead of a midnight Friday deadline.
A member of the honor guard during a memorial service for Pierce County Sheriff's Deputy Daniel McCartney at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington, on Jan. 17.
A woman walks past a car on Jan. 17 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The Met Office has placed an amber weather warning alert on the province.
Ali Mese, 83, carries a cat saved by firefighters. The fire began after he tried to light a heating stove with gasoline in Mudurnu, Turkey, on Jan. 17.
A search and rescue dog is guided through properties after a mudslide in Montecito, California, on Jan. 12.
Russian President Vladimir Putin visits an exhibition of the Nevsky Pyatachok near Kirovsk, Russia, to mark the 75th anniversary of the battle that broke the Siege of Leningrad, on Jan. 18.
A man rides a horse through flames during the annual Luminarias celebration on the eve of Saint Anthony's day in the village of San Bartolomé de Pinares, on Jan. 16.
Thousands march during a demonstration organized by the citizen's network, which is calling for an immediate end to the dispersal policy and the violation of rights suffered by Basque prisoners, on Jan. 13, in Bilbao, Spain.
Devotees offer prayers before taking a holy bath in the Bagmati River during the Swasthani Brata Katha festival in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Jan. 16.
A man pours ice-cold water over himself during a purification ritual at the Kanda Myojin Shrine on Jan. 13, in Tokyo, Japan.
A train leaves Tongi Railway Station after the final prayer of "Bishwa Ijtema," the world congregation of Muslims, on the banks of the Turag River near Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Jan. 14.
College students participate in a protest in Manila, Philippines, on Jan. 17.
French tourists offer food and water to migrants from the Ivory Coast on their way to the Col de l'Échelle, a snow-covered pass to cross the border between Italy and France, on Jan. 13, near Bardonecchia, Italy.
A member of a rescue team carries a migrant baby after being rescued by Libyan coast guards in the Mediterranean Sea on Jan. 15.
An African migrant waits in the railway station to try to cross the border between France and Italy, on Jan. 13 in Bardonecchia, Italy.
Yemeni children take part in an armed protest against the coalition's war on Yemen on Jan. 13, in Sana'a, Yemen.
The bodies of Rohingya refugees are carried for burial in the Balukhali camp on Jan. 12, in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh.
Asad Ali, a 60-year-old Rohingya refugee, keeps his 23-year-old mentally ill son Foyas Noor on a chain as they beg for food and money at a market at Kutupalong camp, near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, on Jan. 15.
A Pakistani health worker administers polio vaccine drops to school children during a polio campaign in Lahore on Jan. 15.
Pope Francis marries flight attendants Carlos Ciuffardi and Paola Podest during a flight from Santiago, Chile, to Iquique, Chile, on Jan. 18.
Couples kiss at the end of a mass led by Pope Francis at the O'Higgins Park in Santiago, Chile, on Jan. 16.
Aircraft perform during the Saudi Aviation Forum, at the Thumamah Airport in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Jan. 11.
Gabriel H. Sanchez is the photo essay editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York City.
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