From celebrations of love and life to moments of heartbreak and loss, here are the most eye-catching pictures from this past week.
Gabriel H. Sanchez
Posted on June 8, 2018, at 4:59 p.m. ET
Revelers kiss during the annual gay pride parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on June 3.
People take part in a white march on June 3 to commemorate the victims of a shooting that killed two police officers and a bystander on May 29, in Liège, Belgium.
Ray Shuck, 95, who was a paratrooper on D-Day and was later shot in the head by a German sniper, salutes a memorial cross that commemorates his fallen comrades in the cemetery in Ranville, France, on June 5. He is helped up by Sgt. Kirk Blakemore and D-Day Revisited volunteer Kate Rousseau.
German astronaut Alexander Gerst gestures from inside a bus before the launch of the Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft at the Russian-leased Baikonur Cosmodrome on June 6.
A Soyuz-FG rocket booster carrying the Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft with the International Space Station Expedition 56–57 prime crew members blasts off to the International Space Station from the Baikonur Cosmodrome.
Lava in Leilani Estates, Hawaii, during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano on June 5.
Bryan Rivera cries after looking at the remains of his house, after his family went missing during the Volcán de Fuego eruption in San Miguel Los Lotes, Guatemala, on June 7.
A rescue worker carries his search dog near the Volcán de Fuego in Escuintla, Guatemala, on June 5.
A sign hangs in the window of the Kate Spade store in Boston, Massachusetts, on June 7.
People walk past a billboard for the CNN television show "Parts Unknown" with American celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain on June 8, in Atlanta. Bourdain, 61, was found dead on Friday in his hotel room in France while working on the series.
President Donald Trump participates in the "Celebration of America" at the White House on June 5. The event is intended to honor football fans and not the NFL champions, the Philadelphia Eagles, after he reignited his feud with the league by abruptly canceling a White House reception for the Super Bowl winners over players who kneel during the national anthem to protest social injustice.
An activist puts messages on a fence during a protest against the alleged rape of three girls at the Moi Girls School Nairobi, a prestigious government boarding school, on June 4.
Harvey Weinstein exits the Manhattan Criminal Court courtroom on June 5, in New York, after pleading not guilty to rape and sexual assault charges.
A health worker monitors the temperature of a recent traveler from the Democratic Republic of Congo, in Bangui, Central African Republic, on June 3.
A protester approaches a flare at a protest march in Quebec City, Canada, during the G7 summit on June 7.
An Israeli Merkava Mark IV tank takes position along the Israel–Gaza border on June 8.
Burnt ground and trees are seen on the Israeli side of the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip on June 3.
Palestinians carry an injured protester as they clash with Israeli security forces along the Gaza–Israel security fence on June 1.
US activists march with signs on the US–Mexico border during a protest against the new plan for construction of about 34 kilometers of steel wall between Santa Teresa, New Mexico, and Juárez, Mexico, on June 2.
A government agent takes a suspect into custody during an immigration sting at Corso's Flower and Garden Center in Castalia, Ohio, on June 5.
Women hold up hands stained with red paint to symbolize blood during a protest march demanding a non-sexist education and the end of discrimination, harassment, and sexual abuse by academics, students, and officials, in Santiago, Chile, on June 6.
A South Korean woman touches the engraved name of her older brother who died during the Korean War, at Seoul National Cemetery on June 6.
Teresa Moreno (right), 23, is helped with her traditional costume of "Lagarterana" before the start of the Corpus Christi procession on June 3, in Lagartera, Spain.
Children who survived the eruption of the Volcán de Fuego are entertained by a clown near a shelter in Alotenango, Guatemala, on June 7.
Gabriel H. Sanchez is the photo essay editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York City.
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