10 Of The Most Powerful Images From Around The World This Week

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Here are the most mesmerizing, haunting and striking pictures from the past week.

survivors of the gunmen attack

The survivors of a terrorist attack on Garissa University College, in Kenya's capital Nairobi, gather to commemorate the first anniversary of the massacre. Gunmen from the terrorist group Al-Shabaab killed 148 people in a seige on the campus.

 

A Beluga whale

A beluga whale and a trainer interact during a performance at Tianjin Haichang Polar Ocean World in Tianjin, China.

 

French CGT labour union workers

French labor union workers hold safety flares as they stand on the statue of the Place de la Nation in Paris during a demonstration against the French labor law reforms. Proposals include lengthening the French workweek from 35 hours to 48, and other reforms unions say strip workers of their rights.

 

under-construction flyover india

Firefighters and rescue workers search for victims at the site of flyover after it collapsed in Kolkata, India, while under construction. Twenty-seven people died and construction company employees face homicide charges for the collapse. 

 

40th Paris Marathon

Competitors run down the Champs Elysees below the Arc de Triomphe at the start of the 40th Paris Marathon in France.

 

A laborer rests

A laborer rests at a construction site in Lagos, Nigeri.

 

cherry blossoms

A man looks at cherry blossoms in almost full bloom in Tokyo, Japan.

 

Justin Trudeau talks with U.S. President Barack Obama

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau talks with U.S. President Barack Obama during the closing session of the Nuclear Security Summit, focusing on the Counter-ISIL campaign, in Washington, D.C.

 

new President Htin Kyaw

Myanmar's new President Htin Kyaw receives the presidential seal from outgoing president Thein Sein during the handover ceremony at the presidential palace in Naypyitaw.

 

makeshift camp for migrants and refugees

Children play at a makeshift camp for migrants and refugees at the Greek-Macedonian border near the village of Idomeni, Greece.

Images Source: Reuters

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