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22 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

From Iran's attack on a US military drone to Pride celebrations around the world, these are the most striking and memorable pictures from this past week.

Posted on June 21, 2019, at 4:27 p.m. ET

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People celebrate during the Pride march in Guadalajara, Mexico, June 15.

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President Donald Trump speaks during a rally in Orlando to officially launch his 2020 campaign, June 18.

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The purported wreckage of a US drone is seen displayed by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps in Tehran, June 21.

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Former White House communications director Hope Hicks arrives for a closed-door interview with the House Judiciary Committee, June 19.

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Nadia Milleron, the mother of Samya Stumo, who was killed in the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, reacts before the House Aviation Subcommittee hearing on the "Status of the Boeing 737 MAX: Stakeholder Perspectives," in Washington, DC, June 19.

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Blake Webber wipes away a tear from Jaleta Clark's cheek. Clark, the mother of 20-year-old Brandon Webber, who was shot days earlier by US marshals, remembers her son during a vigil, in Memphis, June 14.

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Chris Smith makes his way through floodwaters in Westville, New Jersey, June 20.

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Protesters march in Hong Kong, June 16. Large numbers of demonstrators rallied Sunday despite an announcement the day before by Hong Kong's chief executive, Carrie Lam, that the controversial extradition bill will be suspended indefinitely.

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Umbrellas are placed to block security cameras outside a police headquarters in Hong Kong, June 21.

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Demonstrators in Santiago, Chile, clash with riot police during a national teachers strike against the government in demand of better working conditions, June 20.

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People take cover after reports of shots fired in the area where crowds gathered to celebrate in the Toronto Raptors victory parade in Toronto, June 17.

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A monument to Confederate soldiers is defaced with red paint in Nashville, June 17. The phrase "They were racists" was painted over the names of Civil War soldiers.

Rebecca Blackwell / AP

A young man cries, saying he will be killed if he gets sent back to Honduras. He sits with other immigrants inside a holding cell after being removed from a bus heading north out of ComitΓ‘n, Mexico, June 16.

Eduard Korniyenko / Reuters

A student of the General Yermolov Cadet School trains before boarding a plane as she takes part in a parachute jumping exercise at an airfield in the village of Novomaryevskaya, Russia, June 20.

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Members of the Syrian Civil Defense, known as the White Helmets, dig through the rubble of a building following reported airstrikes on the town of Maarat al-Numan, June 15. At least 10 civilians and 35 combatants, mostly pro-regime forces, were killed Saturday in clashes and airstrikes that erupted at dawn in northwestern Syria.

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An injured woman cries near earthquake-damaged buildings in Yibin, China, June 18.

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A woman is attacked by "walkers" during the Walking Dead tour of a Season 3 filming location for the AMC TV show in Haralson, Georgia, June 15.

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Indian Muslim international karate champion Syeda Falak shows self-defense techniques to students at the Telangana Minorities Residential Girls School in Hyderabad, India, June 17.

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Drag queens help set a Guinness World Record for the longest feather boa at 1.2 miles, at Times Square in New York City, June 20.

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A Russian emergency worker evacuates a cat from a burning animal shelter in St. Petersburg, June 14. The Emergencies Ministry said its workers saved 300 cats and seven dogs from the fire.

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A polar bear walks on a road on the outskirts of the industrial city of Norilsk, Russia, June 17.

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People meditate as thousands gather at Stonehenge to celebrate the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, near Salisbury, England, June 21.


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