Here are the most moving, sorrowful, and beautiful pictures from the past week.
Gabriel H. Sanchez
BuzzFeed News Photo Essay Editor
Posted on June 2, 2017, at 5:15 p.m. ET
President Donald Trump announces his decision for the United States to pull out of the Paris climate agreement in the Rose Garden at the White House on June 1. Trump had pledged on the campaign trail to withdraw from the accord, which former president Barack Obama and the leaders of 194 other countries signed in 2015. The agreement is intended to encourage the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions in an effort to limit global warming to a manageable level.
Jeremy Joseph Christian shouts as he is arraigned in Multnomah County Circuit Court in Portland, Oregon, on May 30. Authorities say Christian started verbally abusing two young women, including one wearing a hijab, on a train and when three men intervened, police say, Christian attacked them, killing two and wounding one.
Security forces spray a water cannon at opposition protesters marching to the Ombudsman's Office to protest Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro in Caracas on May 29. Protests against Maduro's government have left dozens dead in the last two months. The opposition is calling for immediate presidential elections and the liberation of political prisoners.
Medics carry a boy suffering from the effects of tear gas during clashes between riot police and opposition demonstrators against President Nicolás Maduro's government in Caracas, on May 30. Two leading Venezuelan opposition figures were wounded in antigovernment protests Monday, as demonstrators vowed to intensify pressure on Maduro and against his plans to hold a constitutional assembly.
Smoke rises from the Resorts World Manila complex early on June 2. Police say a gunman stormed a crowded Manila casino and used gasoline to set gambling tables on fire, creating clouds of smoke that swept through the crowds and killed dozens of people.
A family grieves as they wait for their daughter's body to be recovered from a hotel at the Resorts World Manila complex on June 2. Thirty-five bodies were found inside the mall, casino, and hotel complex near Manila's international airport in the Philippine capital after a gunman opened fire and set gambling tables ablaze in a violent robbery.
Residents view the unidentified bodies of eight men believed to have been executed by armed militants and dumped in a ditch on May 28 in Marawi City in the southern Philippines. The murdered men were hogtied and killed on the side of the road between police checkpoints, cardboard signs reading "monafik," which loosely translates to "traitors," tied to their bodies. Filipino authorities announced on Sunday that the official death toll during gun battles between ISIS-linked militants and security troops had risen to at least 85, including executed civilians and foreign Islamist militants among the killed in Marawi city. President Rodrigo Duterte declared 60 days of martial law in Mindanao on Tuesday after local terrorist groups Maute Group and Abu Sayyaf rampaged through the southern city and said that martial law could be extended across the Philippines while thousands of residents continue to flee from Marawi.
Forest officials try to rescue an injured elephant who fell into a pond at the Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary on the outskirts of Guwahati, India, on May 24.
Wounded Afghan women walk away from the site of a car bomb attack in Kabul on May 31. The massive blast rocked Kabul's diplomatic quarter during the morning rush hour, killing at least 90 people and injuring hundreds more.
A Rohingya refugee boy stands in a queue to collect relief supplies following Cyclone Mora, at Balukhali Makeshift Refugee Camp in Coxís Bazar, Bangladesh, on May 31.
Statues stand semi-submerged in mud on May 29 in Sidoarjo, East Java, a symbol of the human toll of the 2006 central Indonesia mud volcano that swallowed entire villages. The volcano is still oozing its all-consuming sludge, but for some entrepreneurial locals it has provided an unlikely business opportunity: "Mud tourism" is booming, as visitors flock to see rooftops poking above the giant bubbling lake, life-size statues made of mud, and haunting memorials to one of the country's worst environmental disasters.
A Palestinian man prays at Gaza City's Great Mosque during the holy month of Ramadan on May 31.
Conservationist and primatologist Jane Goodall listens to a journalist's question during a news conference at the National Geographic summit in Lisbon on May 25.
The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court gather for an official group portrait to include new Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch, top row, far right, on June 1 at the Supreme Court Building in Washington, DC. Seated, front row, from left are Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts, Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, and Associate Justice Stephen Breyer. Back row, standing, from left are Associate Justice Elena Kagan, Associate Justice Samuel Alito Jr., Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, and Gorsuch.
A West Point cadet grins at fellow graduates after receiving his diploma on May 27. The 936 cadets who received their diplomas will be commissioned as second lieutenants in the Army.
Displaced Iraqi children fly kites made from plastic bags at the Hammam al-Alil camp for internally displaced people south of Mosul on May 26, as government forces continue their offensive to retake the city of Mosul from ISIS fighters.
Earl Granville walks through Section 60 at Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day, May 29, in Arlington, Virginia. A member of the Pennsylvania National Guard, Granville was deployed to Afghanistan with the 1st Battalion, 109th Infantry Regiment in December 2007 when a roadside bomb destroyed his left leg. Granville now works with Operation Enduring Warrior and participated in the final 10 miles of the Ruck to Remember, a 60-mile hike from Harpers Ferry to the cemetery.
A woman in a Union Jack hijab pays tribute to the victims of the Manchester Arena attack in St. Ann's square in central Manchester on May 26.
A girl leaves a message at a makeshift memorial for two men who were killed on a commuter train while trying to stop another man from harassing two young women who appeared to be Muslim, in Portland, Oregon, on May 29.
Horses gallop during the annual wild horse catch in Duelmen, western Germany, on May 27.
Lebanese groom Tommy kisses the hand of his bride, Nadine, while water-skiing in their wedding clothes off the bay of Jounieh, north of Beirut, on May 29. The couple got married in a civil wedding in Cyprus a week before celebrating in Lebanon.
Performers throw molten iron against a wall to create sparks during a traditional performance ahead of the Dragon Boat festival in Zhangjiakou, Hebei province, China, on May 29.
An official looks through a telescope for the sighting of the new moon for the start of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan at a religious boarding school in Jakarta, Indonesia, on May 26.
Gabriel H. Sanchez is the photo essay editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York City.
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