Here are the most moving, sorrowful, and breathtaking pictures from the past week.
Gabriel H. Sanchez
Posted on August 4, 2017, at 5:20 p.m. ET
President Donald Trump delivers remarks about his proposed US government effort against the MS-13 street gang to a gathering of federal, state, and local law enforcement officials in Brentwood, New York, on July 28.
CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta winks at a fellow reporter after the daily press briefing at the White House, where he had a contentious exchange with White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller, on Aug. 2.
Michelle Carter awaits her sentencing in a courtroom in Taunton, Massachusetts, on Aug. 3, for involuntary manslaughter for encouraging her boyfriend, Conrad Roy III, to kill himself in July 2014. Carter was sentenced to 15 months in jail.
A villager is covered in ash following an eruption of the Mount Sinabung volcano, in Beganding village, Indonesia, on Aug. 2.
A man in a ghost mask poses in front of a mock tank on fire as university students and relatives of victims march to commemorate the killing of students during a protest in 1975 by Salvadoran military forces, in San Salvador, El Salvador, on July 30.
Actors re-create the battle of Passchendaele on July 30, in Ypres, Belgium. Dignitaries and descendants of those who fought gathered to mark the centenary of the Third Battle of Ypres, one of the deadest clashes of World War I.
Indian paramilitary soldiers use slingshots to shoot glass marbles at Kashmiri protesters in Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir, on Aug. 4. Government forces fired tear gas and pellets on Kashmiris who gathered after Friday afternoon prayers to protest against Indian rule in the disputed region.
A man takes a photo of a graffiti depicting President Donald Trump on the controversial Israeli barrier in the West Bank town of Bethlehem, on Aug. 4.
A Palestinian mother embraces the body her son, who was killed during clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli troops, at a hospital morgue in Gaza on July 28.
A woman in the village of Gabarpora mourns at the funeral of Akeel Ahmad Bhat, a civilian who according to local media died following clashes between militants and Indian security forces in Hakripora, India, on Aug. 2.
Kenyans pray during a July 30 rally calling for peace ahead of Kenya's Aug. 8 election in Nairobi.
African migrants celebrate after crossing the border from Morocco to Spain's North African enclave of Ceuta on Aug. 1.
Residents of Warsaw gather in the city center on Aug, 1 to pay tribute to Polish resistance fighters who died in the 1944 Warsaw Uprising.
Russian cosmonaut commander Sergei Ryazansky waves as he walks with ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli (left) and NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik (right) to the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, on July 28, prior to blasting off to the International Space Station.
The Soyuz MS-05 spacecraft carrying Nespoli, Ryazanskiy, and Bresnik blasts off to the International Space Station on July 28.
Special effects artists apply makeup to a cosplayer during the London Film and Comic Con on July 29.
A man wearing a hat with ruling Rwandan Patriotic Front (FPR) party flags laughs with other supporters of Rwandan incumbent president Paul Kagame at the president's campaign closing rally in the capital of Kigali, on Aug. 2.
Elementary school sumo wrestlers compete in the ring during the Wanpaku sumo wrestling tournament in Tokyo on July 30.
Thousands of people crowd a water park to escape a record heat wave on July 30, in Fushun, Liaoning Province of China.
A diver pretends to ride a bike at an underwater park in Pula, Croatia, on Aug. 1.
Lightning flashes over windmills of the Odervorland wind energy park near Sieversdorf, Germany, on Aug. 1.
Gabriel H. Sanchez is the photo essay editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York City.
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