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23 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

From the impeachment inquiry into President Trump to the UN Climate Action Summit, these are the most striking and memorable pictures from this past week.

Posted on September 27, 2019, at 4:38 p.m. ET

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi reads a statement announcing a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, Sept. 24.

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President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky meet in New York on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, Sept. 25.

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during the 74th session of the UN General Assembly at the UN Headquarters in New York City, Sept. 24.

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Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, visits a working demining field with the HALO Trust in Dirico, Angola, Sept. 27.

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The Wildsee lake near Pizol mountain in Switzerland, Sept. 22.

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Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg watches as President Trump enters the UN to speak with reporters, Sept. 23.

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Activists protest in Cali, Colombia, during a global demonstration against climate change, Sept. 20.

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Students set fire to a replica of Earth during a worldwide protest demanding action on climate change, in Milan, Sept. 27.

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Joe Biden cooks steaks at the Polk County Democrats' Steak Fry in Des Moines, Iowa, Sept. 21.

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren runs to the stage before speaking at the Polk County Democrats' Steak Fry, Sept. 21.

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Women dressed like Eva PerΓ³n, a former actor and first lady of Argentina, march to celebrate the anniversary of women's suffrage and denounce the policies of Mauricio Macri's government in Buenos Aires, Sept. 23.

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A British government official speaks with passengers of a British travel group, Thomas Cook, at the Palma de Mallorca Airport in Spain, Sept. 23. Thomas Cook declared bankruptcy on Sept. 23 after failing to reach a last-ditch rescue deal, triggering the UK's biggest repatriation since World War II to bring back stranded passengers.

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Indonesian police use shields to protect from rocks thrown by student protesters rallying against divisive legal reforms, in front of a Parliament building in Medan, Indonesia, Sept. 27.

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A medic attends to an injured protester during a demonstration in Hong Kong, Sept. 21.

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People run as Haitian Sen. Jean Marie Ralph Féthière fires a gun in the air, injuring Chery Dieu-Nalio, a photographer for Associated Press, while facing opposition supporters in the parking lot of the Haitian Parliament and Senate in Port-au-Prince, Sept. 23.

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Units of the National Border Service of Panama destroy drugs from seizures made between June and September this year, at the mouth of the Bayano River in Chepo, Panama, Sept. 20.

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A Russian Soyuz rocket launches into space, as seen by NASA astronaut Christina Koch on the International Space Station, Sept. 25.

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The entrance to the Alienstock festival is marked on the road in Rachel, Nevada, Sept. 20.

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Hoda Kotb interviews Jonathan Van Ness during a taping of the Today show, Sept. 24.

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Women dressed in Zulu traditional regalia join thousands of people for the King Shaka Day celebration near the grave of the great Zulu king Shaka at KwaDukuza, South Africa, Sept. 24.

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Actor and writer Phoebe Waller-Bridge poses with her Emmys for Fleabag during the 71st Emmy Awards, Sept. 22.

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A base jumper leaps from Kuala Lumpur Tower in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Sept. 26.

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A child holds a newly hatched baby sea turtle, which was born at a protective nesting site set up as part of the Israeli Sea Turtle Rescue Center's conservation program, at a beach near Mikhmoret, Israel, Sept. 9.


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