From the separation of children from their parents at the US–Mexico border to the multinational excitement at the World Cup, here are the most eye-catching pictures from this past week.
Gabriel H. Sanchez
BuzzFeed News Photo Essay Editor
Posted on June 22, 2018, at 4:53 p.m. ET
Children at the Rio Grande Valley Centralized Processing Center, a US Customs and Border Protection facility in Rio Grande City, Texas, on June 17.
A member of a family from Mexico fleeing violence holds her doll while waiting to enter the United States to meet US Customs and Border Protection officers in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, on June 20.
First lady Melania Trump walks to her vehicle while wearing a jacket that reads, "I REALLY DON'T CARE, DO U?" after visiting the Upbring New Hope Children's Center in McAllen, Texas, on June 21.
President Donald Trump holds up an executive order he signed to end family separations, during an event in the Oval Office of the White House on June 20. Looking on is Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen.
Revolvers that were confiscated in Rio State sit on the ground before being destroyed as part of the military intervention in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on June 20.
A member of the "April 19" movement in Nicaragua fires his handmade mortar, after leaders of the movement offered a press conference in Masaya on June 18. Students and rights activists reaffirmed during the conference that their struggle is peaceful and civic, and called for the Nicaraguan army not to get involved.
A man leaves a homemade mortar and pictures over the coffin of Marvin Lopez, 49, who was shot in the throat during clashes with riot police and members of the Sandinista youth, during his funeral in Masaya on June 20.
African migrants rescued from a ship off the coast of Zuwara, Libya, sit alongside the bodies of those who died during the journey on June 18.
A child cries during the funeral of 24-year-old Sabri Ahmed Abu Khader, in Gaza City on June 18. Khader was killed by Israeli fire near the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, the health ministry in the Hamas-ruled territory said.
Eight-year-old Maya Mohammad Ali Merhi, using prosthetic legs made by her father from tin cans, walks with him and another child in a camp for displaced people in the northern Syrian province of Idlib on June 20.
A wheelchair is seen buried, after rescuers searched for human remains at the house of Alejandro Esqueque in the area affected by the Fuego volcano in Escuintla, Guatemala, on June 14.
In this photo released on June 15, Mark Clawson, 64, rests while watching a lava flow from a neighbor's roof on the outskirts of Pahoa during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii.
Two young women attend a presidential campaign at a pro-Erdogan supporters' kiosk in Istanbul on June 19.
Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo leaps up for a header during the group B match between Portugal and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, on June 20.
Teammates crowd over Japan's Shinji Kagawa after he scored his side's first goal against Colombia during a group H match at the 2018 soccer World Cup on June 19.
Ringmaster Norman Barrett rehearses with his budgerigars ahead of a matinee performance at Zippo's Circus in Glasgow, Scotland, on June 15. As the British circus celebrates 250 years, Zippo's owner, Martin Burton, fears that Brexit will have a profoundly negative impact on his industry.
Indian Muslims leave after offering Eid al-Fitr prayers at the Jama Masjid mosque in New Delhi on June 16.
A dancer from the Rendille tribe performs during the launching ceremony of the 11th Marsabit–Lake Turkana Cultural Festival in Nairobi on June 20. The annual festival will take place between June 28 and 30, featuring the cultural traditions of 14 ethnic tribes in Marsabit County, in northern Kenya.
Indian sadhus, Hindu holy men, perform yoga to mark International Yoga Day at the Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati, India, on June 21.
Revellers welcome in the summer solstice at Stonehenge in southwest Britain on June 21.
Four men brave the freezing cold sea to skinny dip during a summer solstice skinny-dip swim in south Wales on June 21.
Local residents walk along the Mexico side of the US–Mexico border on June 19, in Tijuana, Mexico.
Gabriel H. Sanchez is the photo essay editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York City.
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