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22 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of The Week

1. Attendees dance during the Notting Hill Carnival in London.

1Daniel C Sims / Stringer

2. An Australian Sheep, Named Chris By His Rescuers, Awaits His First Haircut Since Disappearing From A Farm 5 Years Ago. Once Cut, His Fleece Weighed In At 89lbs.


3. James Yates And William Smith Are Issued Their Marriage License In Rowan County Following The Arrest Of Kim Davis, Who Had Refused A Supreme Court Order To Do So.

3-1Timothy D. Easley / Ap

3Timothy D. Easley / Ap

4. Competitors Take Part In The 8th Annual World Gravy Wrestling Championships In Bacup, England.

4Oli Scarff / Afp / Getty Images

5. Conservationists Remove A Rescued Female Orangutan Who Was Found Isolated In An Palm Oil Plantation In North Sumatra, Indonesia.

5Antara Photo Agency / Reuters

6. A Sumo Wrestler Plays With Two Boys In A Mock Competition At A Department Store In Tokyo, Japan.

6Thomas Peter / Reuters

7. The Moon Rises Behind The Burning Man Arts And Music Festivall In Nevada.

7Jim Urquhart / Reuters

8. A Woman Dances During The Annual Reed Dance In Swaziland. Virgin Girls Cut Reeds And Present Them To The Queen Mother. Swaziland’s King Mswati Iii Can Also Choose A Wife From The Crowd, He Currently Has 15.

8Siphiwe Sibeko / Reuters

9. A Fish Spawns, Relieving Itself On President Barack Obama’s Shoe, During His Trip To Alaska.

9Jonathan Ernst / Reuters

10. A Turkish Police Officer Carries The Lifeless Body Of A Syrian Child After A Boat Carrying Refugees Sank Reaching The Greek Island Of Kos.

10Nilufer Demir / Stringer

11. Dancers Perform At A Gala Show To Mark The 70th Anniversary Of The End Of World War Two, In Beijing, China.

11Kim Kyung Hoon / Reuters

12. Anju, A Western Lowland Gorilla, Holds Her Newborn At The Cincinnati Zoo.

12John Minchillo / Ap

13. The Slovak Aerobatic Group “Ocova Shepherds” Paint The Sky With Their Gliders During The Slovak International Air Festival.

13Joe Klamar / Afp / Getty Images

14. Smoke Rises Near The Parliament Building In Kiev As Nationalists Protest Against Plans To Give More Autonomy To Separatists In Eastern Ukraine.

14Genya Savilov / Stringer

15. A Large Lightning Strike On Earth Lights Up The Solar Panels Of The International Space Station.


16. Hungarian Policemen Try To Move A Family Of Migrants Off The Tracks At A Railway Station In Bicske. Authorities Have Been Refusing Entry Onto Trains To Germany.

16Laszlo Balogh / Reuters

17. Participants Celebrate After Winning The Battle Of Flowers Parade, In Laredo, Spain.

17Alvaro Barrientos / Ap

18. A Man Climbs A Road Sign To Escape Flood Waters In Hangzhou, China.

18China Stringer Network

19. A Nepalese Boy Gets Ready To Perform A Stick Dance During A Rally Held To Pay Tribute To The Victims Of The April And May Earthquakes, Which Killed 8,800 People.

19Niranjan Shrestha / Ap

20. The Soyuz Tma-18m Spacecraft Takes Off From Kazakhstan.

20Shamil Zhumatov / Reuters

21. Riders Compete In The Cross-Country Team Relay Race At The Uci Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships In La Massana, Andorra.

21David Ramos / Stringer

22. Palestinian Girls Wearing Costumes Play In The Besieged Yarmuk Refugee Camp In The Syrian Capital Damascus.

22Rami Al-sayed / AFP / Getty Images

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