Here are the most moving, sorrowful, and breathtaking pictures from the past week.
Gabriel H. Sanchez
BuzzFeed News Photo Essay Editor
Posted on October 20, 2017, at 5:12 p.m. ET
A man wearing a shirt with swastikas on it is punched by an unidentified member of the crowd near the site of a planned speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer at the University of Florida campus on Oct. 19 in Gainesville.
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly waits while Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello and President Donald Trump make a statement to the press at the White House on Oct. 19.
A full-page newspaper advertisement in the Washington Post offers $10 million from Hustler magazine publisher Larry Flynt for information leading to the impeachment and removal from office of US President Donald Trump, on Oct. 15 in Washington, DC.
A coalition of advocacy groups "take a knee" outside of a hotel where the quarterly NFL league meetings are being held, on Oct. 17 in New York City.
A sign with a positive message following an outbreak of devastating wildfires is posted outside Cline Cellars on Oct. 13, in Sonoma, California.
A firefighter extinguishes a fire at Kandawgyi Palace hotel in Yangon, Myanmar, early on Oct. 19. One person died in a predawn blaze that tore through a teakwood hotel.
An Indonesian villager takes a picture of Mount Sinabung volcano as it spews thick smoke in Karo, North Sumatra, on Oct. 17. Sinabung roared back to life in 2010 for the first time in 400 years.
Afghan National Army commandos take position near a building during a military exercise in Kabul on Oct. 17.
Russian artist Petr Pavlensky poses in front of a Banque de France building after setting fire to the window gates as part of a performance in Paris on Oct. 16. Pavlensky, known for macabre, politically charged actions, was detained by police.
Members of the Ukraine nationalist movement carry torches during a rally marking Fatherland Defender Day in Kiev on Oct. 14.
Two men carry a victim following the explosion of a truck bomb in the center of Mogadishu, Somalia, on Oct. 14. The bomb caused widespread devastation and killed hundreds of bystanders.
Syrian Democratic Forces fighters ride atop military vehicles as they celebrate victory in Raqqa, Syria, on Oct. 17.
The wreckage of the car of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia lies next to a road in the town of Mosta, Malta, on Oct. 16. Malta's prime minister, Joseph Muscat, said a bomb killed her Monday afternoon as she left her home in a town outside Malta's capital.
A man is carried after collapsing from dehydration as thousands of Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar are kept under tight security by Bangladeshi military near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, on Oct. 16.
The foot of a newborn Rohingya baby at a medical center in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, on Oct. 15.
Indian widows light earthen lamps or "diyas" during Diwali celebrations at Gopinath temple in Vrindavan on Oct. 16. Diwali, the Festival of Lights, celebrates the victory of good over evil and the triumphant return of Lord Ram to the city Ayodha after vanquishing Ravana in the kingdom of Lanka.
Santa Maria firefighter Cody Joy plays with Lucky, a 13-week old yellow Labrador puppy, as Fish and Game Warden Jessica Jacobsen watches on Oct. 16, in Glen Ellen, California.
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sheds tears as he speaks with media about the death of Tragically Hip singer Gord Downie, who had brain cancer, in Ottawa, Ontario, on Oct. 18.
The First Captain of West Point's Corps of Cadets presents former US president George W. Bush with a Cadets' Sword, as he is honored with the Sylvanus Thayer Award at the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York, on Oct. 19.
Eagle Prime, a giant robot by MegaBots Inc., which manufactures giant piloted humanoid fighting robots, in Japan during a test run on Oct. 17.
Olivia, a 25-day-old spider monkey whose mother wouldn't let anyone near when she was found unconscious after a fall about a week ago, receives assistance at the zoo clinic in Cali, Colombia, on Oct. 19.
Gabriel H. Sanchez is the photo essay editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York City.
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