From the impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump to the eruption of the Taal volcano in the Philippines, these are the most striking and memorable pictures from this past week.
Gabriel H. Sanchez
Posted on January 17, 2020, at 4:35 p.m. ET
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi signs the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump in Washington, DC, Jan. 15.
From left: Sen. Lindsey Graham, Sen. Roy Blunt, Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, and Sen. Pat Leahy arrive at the Senate chamber for impeachment proceedings in Washington, DC, Jan. 16.
Protesters lay a banner calling for the removal of President Donald Trump from office inside of the Russell Senate Office Building during a demonstration in Washington, DC, Jan. 16.
President Donald Trump arrives for a "Keep America Great" campaign rally in Milwaukee, Jan. 14.
Presidential candidates Sen. Elizabeth Warren (left) and Sen. Bernie Sanders speak after the seventh Democratic primary debate in Des Moines, Jan. 14.
Activists rally in Riverside, California, against the concept of war in Iran, Jan. 9.
Soldiers stand at the site where an Iranian missile hit Ain al-Asad air base in Anbar province, Iraq, Jan. 13.
Journalists watch as Russian President Vladimir Putin presents his annual address to the federal assembly at the Manege Central Exhibition Hall in Moscow, Jan. 15.
Photographs of student victims of a Ukrainian passenger jet that crashed in Iran are seen during a vigil at the University of Toronto, Jan. 8.
Residents look on as the Taal volcano erupts in Talisay, Philippines, Jan. 12.
A resident clears volcanic ash from his roof in Laurel, Philippines, Jan. 14.
Residents affected by the eruption of Taal volcano gather at an evacuation center in Tagaytay City, Philippines, Jan. 17.
Honduran migrants run after going through a police fence at the Agua Caliente border crossing near Esquipulas, Guatemala, on their way to the US, Jan. 16.
Vanessa Williams stands on the remains of Mogo Pottery, the business she ran with her husband, in Mogo, Australia, Jan. 15. Bushfires swept through Mogo on New Year's Eve 2019, destroying several homes and businesses.
Kangaroo and wallaby joeys that have been orphaned due to a mixture of road accidents, dog attacks, bushfires, and drought conditions are seen in a cart as they are treated at Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital in Beerwah, Australia, Jan. 15.
Greta Thunberg arrives for her speech on climate change in Lausanne, Switzerland, Jan. 17.
Fighter jets of the Patrouille Suisse and a commercial plane of Swiss International Air Lines fly over the mountains during a training session of the men's downhill race at the FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup in Wengen, Jan. 16.
A priest blesses pets as they are held outside the St. Nicholas church during the feast of St. Anthony in Pamplona, Spain, Jan. 17.
Hindu devotees gather to take a holy dip in the Bay of Bengal during the Gangasagar Mela, at Sagar Island, India, Jan. 14.
A man holds an ice brick after praying in freezing water in a ceremony to purify his soul and wish for good health in the new year at the Teppozu Inari shrine in Tokyo, Jan. 12.
A man holds his daughter on the palm of his hand in a mustard field in Munshiganj, Bangladesh, Jan. 17.
Gabriel H. Sanchez is the Senior Photo Essay Editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York City.
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