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23 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

From the tragedy at the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, to the ever-widening field of Democratic presidential candidates, these are the most striking and memorable pictures from this past week.

Posted on March 15, 2019, at 5:06 p.m. ET

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People wait outside the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, on March 15, following a horrific mass shooting.

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Bloodied bandages on the road following the shooting at the Al Noor mosque, on March 15.

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President Donald Trump's shadow is seen behind House Speaker Nancy Pelosi during the Friends of Ireland Luncheon in honor of Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar in Washington, DC, on March 14.

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Former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke speaks during a campaign stop at the Beancounter Coffeehouse & Drinkery in Burlington, Iowa, on March 14.

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An inflatable planet Earth is bounced around the crowd during a climate change awareness rally at Sydney Town Hall on March 15, in Sydney, Australia.

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Women take part in a march on International Women's Day in Santiago, Chile, March 8.

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Roger Stone, former adviser to President Donald Trump, departs the E. Barrett Prettyman United States Courthouse on March 14, in Washington, DC. Stone appeared before US District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson for a status conference in the United States v. Stone trial.

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A group of Central American migrants surrender to US Border Patrol agents at the US–Mexico border in El Paso, Texas, on March 6.

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A tree is decorated with banknotes that are worthless as a result of inflation, while people queue at a gas station in Caracas, Venezuela, on March 10, during a power outage.

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Venezuelan Elvia Helena Lozano is reflected on a mirror as she uses a kerosene lamp during a power outage at her home in Caracas, March 9.

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After an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 jet crashed shortly after takeoff, killing all 157 people on board, an Ethiopian relative of a victim throws dirt in her own face after realizing that there is nothing physical left of her loved one, March 14.

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Investigators and recovery workers inspect a second engine after it is recovered from a crater at the scene of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash on March 13, in Ejere, Ethiopia.

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Manant and Hiral Vaidya (on the left in the picture) hold a photograph showing six members of their family who were among Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash victims on Sunday.

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A mourner touches the hand of one of the victims killed in a shooting at the Raul Brasil School, during the funeral in Suzano, Brazil, on March 14.

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Syrians walk amid debris from destroyed buildings at the site of reported airstrikes inside the jihadi-held city of Idlib, March 13.

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Photographers take pictures as the Soyuz MS-12 spacecraft takes off to the International Space Station from the launchpad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, March 15.

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A manned submersible surfaces after a failed mission to recover a stranded ROV, or remotely operated vehicle, in the Indian Ocean near the Seychelles, March 13. The previous day, an accident severed the cable connecting the drone to the mothership of the British-based Nekton Mission.

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People take a inaugural walk up the urban landmark, known as Vessel, during the opening of New York's newest neighborhood, Hudson Yards, on March 15.

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Spectators watch the burning of a 20-meter-high structure built of wood pallets and representing the Bastille fortress, the symbol of the 1789 French Revolution, as Russians celebrate Maslenitsa, in the village of Nikola-Lenivets, March 9.

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Peter Kaiser poses with his lead dogs, Morrow (left) and Lucy (right), on March 13, in Nome, Alaska, after winning the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.

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Costumed men take part in the Skyrian Carnival, on the Greek island of Skyros, on March 9. As part of the annual Skyrian Carnival festivities, locals dress up as a figure known as the "Old Man," wearing hairy black capes, goat leather masks, and belts with bells on them.

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A reveler amid a "flour war" during the Ash Monday celebrations, a traditional festivity marking the end of the carnival season and the start of the 40-day Lent period until Orthodox Easter, in the port town of Galaxidi, Greece, March 11.

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A "super bloom" of wild poppies blankets the hills of Walker Canyon on March 12, near Lake Elsinore, California.


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