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21 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

From the tragic series of bomb blasts in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday to the record-breaking opening weekend of Avengers: Endgame, these are the most striking and memorable pictures from this past week.

Posted on April 26, 2019, at 5:08 p.m. ET

A statue is peppered with shrapnel marks at St. Sebastian's Church in Negombo, Sri Lanka, April 22, a day after the building was hit as part of a series of bomb blasts targeting churches and luxury hotels.
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A statue is peppered with shrapnel marks at St. Sebastian's Church in Negombo, Sri Lanka, April 22, a day after the building was hit as part of a series of bomb blasts targeting churches and luxury hotels.

Relatives mourn during a burial ceremony of bomb blast victims in Colombo, Sri Lanka, April 24.
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Relatives mourn during a burial ceremony of bomb blast victims in Colombo, Sri Lanka, April 24.

A new graffiti work by Banksy is seen at Marble Arch in London, April 26, following a widespread Extinction Rebellion protest for the climate.
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A new graffiti work by Banksy is seen at Marble Arch in London, April 26, following a widespread Extinction Rebellion protest for the climate.

Extinction Rebellion climate change activists perform a mass die-in under the blue whale skeleton in the foyer of the Natural History Museum in London, April 22, on the eighth day of the environmental group's protest for political action to slow global warming.
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Extinction Rebellion climate change activists perform a mass die-in under the blue whale skeleton in the foyer of the Natural History Museum in London, April 22, on the eighth day of the environmental group's protest for political action to slow global warming.

Extinction Rebellion activists in red costumes attend a mass die-in at the Natural History Museum in London, April 22.
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Extinction Rebellion activists in red costumes attend a mass die-in at the Natural History Museum in London, April 22.

Russian President Vladimir Putin toasts with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un after their talks in Vladivostok, Russia, April 25.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin toasts with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un after their talks in Vladivostok, Russia, April 25.

President Donald Trump, accompanied by someone dressed as the Easter Bunny, welcomes guests with opening remarks during the 141st Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House, April 22.
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President Donald Trump, accompanied by someone dressed as the Easter Bunny, welcomes guests with opening remarks during the 141st Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House, April 22.

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders' sons sit at her feet as she presides over a briefing with children of journalists and White House staffers during "Bring Our Sons and Daughters to Work Day," April 25.
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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders' sons sit at her feet as she presides over a briefing with children of journalists and White House staffers during "Bring Our Sons and Daughters to Work Day," April 25.

Members of the National Institute of Migration, a Mexican government agency, detain a girl during an operation in Pijijiapan, Mexico, April 22.
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Members of the National Institute of Migration, a Mexican government agency, detain a girl during an operation in Pijijiapan, Mexico, April 22.

Anna Sorokin returns to court during her trial at New York County Supreme Court, April 24. Sorokin, who claimed to be a German heiress, is on trial for charges of grand larceny and theft of services.
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Anna Sorokin returns to court during her trial at New York County Supreme Court, April 24. Sorokin, who claimed to be a German heiress, is on trial for charges of grand larceny and theft of services.

A church worker walks past rubble of the 18th-century St. Catherine of Alexandria Church after its bell tower was destroyed following a 6.3 magnitude earthquake that struck the town of Porac, Philippines, April 23.
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A church worker walks past rubble of the 18th-century St. Catherine of Alexandria Church after its bell tower was destroyed following a 6.3 magnitude earthquake that struck the town of Porac, Philippines, April 23.

A mourner wearing a Gryffindor scarf holds an order of service at the funeral service of journalist Lyra McKee, who was killed by a dissident republican paramilitary in Northern Ireland, April 18, at St. Anne's Cathedral in Belfast, April 24.
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A mourner wearing a Gryffindor scarf holds an order of service at the funeral service of journalist Lyra McKee, who was killed by a dissident republican paramilitary in Northern Ireland, April 18, at St. Anne's Cathedral in Belfast, April 24.

Cassanda Sadusky, a survivor of the 1999 Columbine High School shooting, looks at a line of crosses commemorating those killed on the 20th anniversary of the attack in Littleton, Colorado, April 20.
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Cassanda Sadusky, a survivor of the 1999 Columbine High School shooting, looks at a line of crosses commemorating those killed on the 20th anniversary of the attack in Littleton, Colorado, April 20.

People take part in a torchlight procession on the anniversary of the Armenian Genocide by Ottoman forces, in Yerevan, Armenia, April 23.
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People take part in a torchlight procession on the anniversary of the Armenian Genocide by Ottoman forces, in Yerevan, Armenia, April 23.

Sudanese protesters use their smartphone lights as they gather for a "million-strong" march outside the army headquarters in the capital of Khartoum, April 25.
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Sudanese protesters use their smartphone lights as they gather for a "million-strong" march outside the army headquarters in the capital of Khartoum, April 25.

A member of Pakistan Customs takes a selfie beside a pile of burning illicit alcohol smuggled in the country and seized by the Pakistan Coast Guards, on the outskirts of Karachi, April 25.
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A member of Pakistan Customs takes a selfie beside a pile of burning illicit alcohol smuggled in the country and seized by the Pakistan Coast Guards, on the outskirts of Karachi, April 25.

A child receives a vaccination at a hospital during China's National Child Vaccination Awareness Day in Handan, April 25.
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A child receives a vaccination at a hospital during China's National Child Vaccination Awareness Day in Handan, April 25.

Members of the Mayo Yoreme ethnic group celebrate Holy Week in San Miguel Zapotitlán, Mexico, April 19.
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Members of the Mayo Yoreme ethnic group celebrate Holy Week in San Miguel Zapotitlán, Mexico, April 19.

Avengers: Endgame stars Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo, and Jeremy Renner attend a hand and footprint ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, April 23.
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Avengers: Endgame stars Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo, and Jeremy Renner attend a hand and footprint ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, April 23.

Men throw water on women as part of traditional Easter celebrations in Mezőkövesd, Hungary, April 22.
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Men throw water on women as part of traditional Easter celebrations in Mezőkövesd, Hungary, April 22.

Artist Jaume Plensa's "Behind the Walls" sculpture is on display at New York City's Rockefeller Center, April 25.
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Artist Jaume Plensa's "Behind the Walls" sculpture is on display at New York City's Rockefeller Center, April 25.

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