28 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

From the violent crackdown against protesters in Nigeria to the ongoing election in the United States, here are some of the most powerful photos of this week.

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Dana Clark and her son Mason wait in line at City Hall as early voting begins for the upcoming presidential election in New Orleans, Louisiana, Oct. 16, 2020.

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Wearing a coat reading "I Really Care So I Vote" written on the back, Tonya Swain votes in the 2020 US elections at the Los Angeles County Registrar in Norwalk, California, on Oct. 19.

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Democratic candidate former vice president Joe Biden speaks to reporters before boarding his campaign plane at New Castle Airport in New Castle, Delaware, Oct. 22, 2020, en route to the final presidential debate.

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President Donald Trump speaks reporters while in flight aboard Air Force One shortly before landing at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on Oct. 19, 2020.

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People watch from their vehicles as President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate former vice president Joe Biden speak during a debate watch party at Fort Mason Center in San Francisco, Oct. 22, 2020.

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Nigerian Police fire teargas at people during clashes between youths in Apo, Abuja, Nigeria, on Oct. 20, 2020, following the ongoing demonstrations against the unjustly brutality of the Nigerian Police Force Unit, the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).

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People come to the aid of a man wounded when security forces officers opened fire on a protest against brutality at the Lekki toll gate on Oct. 20, 2020 in Lagos, Nigeria.

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Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu visits injured people at a hospital in Lagos on Oct. 21, 2020, Nigeria.

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A Nigerian woman based in South Africa weeps as others comfort her during a protest outside their embassy in Pretoria on Oct. 21, 2020, in solidarity with Nigerian youth who are demanding an end to police brutality in the form of the Nigerian Police Force Unit, Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).

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Demonstrators hold their candles during a candlelight procession to remember victims of SARS and those assaulted by Nigeria Police as they gather at Trafalgar Square on Oct. 18, 2020, in London.

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Activists protesting police brutality by the Nigerian Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) demonstrate outside the Nigerian High Commission in London on Oct. 21, 2020.

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A Buddhist monk gives the three-finger salute with pro-democracy protesters during an anti-government rally at Asok in Bangkok on Oct. 18, 2020.

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Relatives mourn family members, who were killed when a rocket hit their home during their funeral in the city of Ganja, Azerbaijan, on Oct. 17, 2020, during fighting over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh.

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A woman cries at a makeshift memorial for Armenians killed during the military conflict with Azerbaijan over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, outside the Armenian embassy in Moscow on Oct. 20, 2020.

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A general view of dug out graves prepared for burials in the Behesht Zahra cemetery in Tehran, Oct. 21, 2020.

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Smoke fills the sky as the East Troublesome Fire burns outside Granby, Colorado, U.S. October 22, 2020.

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A skier in the FIS Ski World Cup in Soelden, Austria, Oct. 18, 2020.

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An aerial picture taken on Oct. 18, 2020 shows a road partially covered with water from where people look at the Mont-Saint-Michel, in Normandy, France, surrounded by the sea during high tide.

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A man attempts to fish in floodwaters on the outskirts of Phnom Penh on Oct. 18, 2020.

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Indigenous people line up at a polling station in Huarina, Bolivia, on Oct. 18, 2020 during the country's general election.

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A ball boy disinfects a ball before the start of the Copa Libertadores group phase football match between Paraguay's Olimpia and Ecuador's Delfin, in Asuncion, on Oct. 20, 2020.

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A health worker stands inside a non-contact chamber called the "CoV SHIELD" before taking swab samples to test for the COVID-19 novel coronavirus at Sunway Medical Center in Subang Jaya, Malaysia, Oct. 22, 2020.

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Medical staff takes a swab from a man at a hotel in Beijing, Oct. 22, 2020.

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Security guards take pictures with the copy of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin's body during a funeral exhibition in Moscow, Oct. 21, 2020.

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A male western lowland gorilla baby rests after being delivered by Cesarean section from his mother Kiki at the Franklin Park Zoo in Boston, Oct. 14, 2020.

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Cosmonauts Anatoly Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner are pictured in the Soyuz MS-16 reentry capsule after its landing in a steppe, near the town of Zhezqazghan.

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Two husky dogs watch their owner swimming in Lake Geneva at sunrise, Genthod, Switzerland, Oct. 21, 2020.

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A dog wearing traditional festival costume and pair of glasses is seen during Sanja Matsuri, one of the Tokyo's biggest traditional festivals, at Asakusa district in Tokyo on Oct. 18, 2020.

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The sun rises behind the Statue of Liberty in New York City on Oct.18, 2020.