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23 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

From the heated first Democratic debate to the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, these are the most striking and memorable pictures from this past week.

Posted on June 28, 2019, at 3:56 p.m. ET

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From left: Former vice president Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders, and Sen. Kamala Harris during the second night of the first Democratic presidential debate in Miami, June 27.

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Democratic presidential candidates onstage during the first night of the Democratic presidential debate in Miami, June 26.

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President Donald Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin during the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, June 28.

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Rosa Ramirez cries when shown a photograph of her son Oscar Alberto Martinez Ramírez, 25; granddaughter Valeria, nearly 2; and her daughter-in-law Tania Vanessa Avalos, 21, while speaking to journalists at her home in San Martín, El Salvador, June 25. The bodies of her son and granddaughter were located Monday morning on the banks of the Rio Grande a day after the pair were swept away by the current when they tried to cross the river to Brownsville, Texas.

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People in Los Angeles rally on June 27 to oppose a Trump administration plan to use the Fort Sill Army base in Oklahoma as a detention center for the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.

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Tiffany Cabán, a public defender, declares victory in the Democratic primary for Queens district attorney at her campaign watch party on June 25.

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Ekrem Imamoglu, the candidate of Turkey's secular opposition Republican People's Party, waves to supporters at a rally in Istanbul, June 23.

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Climate activists march the grounds of the Garzweiler brown coal mine in Germany, June 22. Anti-coal demonstrators attempted to reach and occupy the nearby Garzweiler open-pit lignite mine in a protest to demand action against climate change.

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An aerial view shows a crater in a barley field near Ahlbach, Germany, June 24. Experts assume that an undetonated bomb from World War II had exploded after the chemical detonator was triggered.

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A large volcanic ash and gas plume, seen from the International Space Station, rises above the Kuril Islands in the North Pacific Ocean after an unexpected series of eruptions from the Raikoke Volcano, June 22.

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A reveler lies on a giant transgender pride flag during the Equality March, organized by the LGBTQ community in Kiev, June 23.

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Police officers guard the Equality March participants in Kiev, June 23.

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Dane Andrew holds his dog Rascal during the World's Ugliest Dog contest at the Sonoma-Marin County Fair in Petaluma, California, June 21.

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Italian National Olympic Committee President Giovanni Malago (left); Milan Mayor Giuseppe Sala (second from left), and delegation members representing Milano and Cortina celebrate after the cities won the bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympic Games during the 134th Session of the International Olympic Committee in Lausanne, Switzerland, June 24.

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Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, hugs a girl in a wheelchair during a charity photography workshop in Thames, June 25.

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People watch fireworks and a brig with scarlet sails floating on the Neva River during the Scarlet Sails festivities marking a school graduation in St. Petersburg, Russia, June 24.

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A horse rears in the crowd during the traditional Saint Joan festival in Ciutadella, Spain, June 23.

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Aerialist Nik Wallenda walks the high wire over Times Square in New York City, June 23.

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Rhiannan Iffland of Australia dives from a 21-meter cliff in Sao Miguel, Portugal, during the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series, June 20.

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A cloud of dust rises as the remaining spans of the Morandi bridge are demolished in a planned explosion in Genoa, Italy, June 28. The planned explosion knocked down the remaining spans and supporting columns of the Italian bridge that collapsed last year, killing 43 people.

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A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, June 25.

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NASA astronaut Anne McClain is removed from the Soyuz MS-11 descent capsule after landing near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, June 25.

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A woman cools off in the fountain of the Trocadéro esplanade in Paris, June 25.

CORRECTION

The Los Angeles rally depicted in the fifth image took place June 27. This was misdated in an earlier version of this post.


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