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17 amazing photos you missed this week


During the ever-changing information cycle, it’s easy to miss some great footage that goes under the radar. Luckily, we’ve got you covered.

We are highlighting exceptional photos from around the world last week.

Check them out below.

Above: An Orthodox priest sprays holy water on believers after a service to mark the Orthodox Palm Sunday holiday in Kiev, Ukraine on April 25.


ABDULAZIZ KETAZ / AFP via Getty Images

April’s pink Super Moon rises behind a member of the Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army in the countryside of southern Syria’s rebel-held Idlib province on Wednesday.

17 amazing photos you missed this week


JIM WATSON / POOL / AFP via Getty Images

President Joe Biden addresses a joint session of Congress as Vice President Kamala Harris and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi listen on Wednesday on the U.S. Capitol.

17 amazing photos you missed this week


OLGA MALTSEVA / AFP via Getty Images

Russian servicemen participate in a rehearsal of the Victory Day military parade in St. Petersburg on Friday. Russia will celebrate the 76th anniversary of the 1945 victory over Nazi Germany on May 9.

17 amazing photos you missed this week


Charlie Riedel via AP

Kentucky Derby participant Essential Quality takes a dip after a workout at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. On Thursday. The 147th Kentucky Derby is scheduled for Saturday.

17 amazing photos you missed this week


Lee Jin-man via AP

A man works on preparations for Buddha’s upcoming birthday on May 19 at Jogye Temple in Seoul, South Korea on Tuesday.

17 amazing photos you missed this week


JOAQUIN SARMIENTO / AFP via Getty Images

Protesters perform acrobatics during a demonstration against the tax reform bill introduced by Colombian President Ivan Duque, in Medellin, Colombia, on Wednesday. Labor unions, teachers, civil organizations, indigenous peoples and other sectors have rejected the proposal, saying it punishes the middle class and is inappropriate amid the COVID-19 crisis.

17 amazing photos you missed this week


HIMANSHU SHARMA / AFP via Getty Images

A man feeds langur monkeys in Pushkar, India on Wednesday during a lockdown in response to the dramatic rise in COVID-19 cases in the country.

17 amazing photos you missed this week


JONATHAN DRAKE via REUTERS

A motorist in Elizabeth City, North Carolina raised his fist Monday in support of passing protesters protesting after family members were shown body camera footage of a deputy sheriff shooting and killing Andrew Brown Jr., a black man, last week.

17 amazing photos you missed this week


LIM HUEY TENG via REUTERS

On Thursday, a Muslim prays in a mosque during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Shah Alam, Malaysia.

17 amazing photos you missed this week


JEWEL SAMAD / AFP via Getty Images

A man is seen next to the burning pyre of a coronavirus victim at a cremation ground in New Delhi on Monday.

17 amazing photos you missed this week


PHILIP FONG / AFP via Getty Images

The nearly full moon, as it appeared next to the Tokyo Skytree in Tokyo on Monday.

17 amazing photos you missed this week


MAHMUD HAMS / AFP via Getty Images

Members of the Hamas security forces rappelling along the wall of a building, showing off their skills during a police graduation ceremony in Gaza, the Palestinian territories, on Monday.

17 amazing photos you missed this week


EMMANUEL DUNAND / AFP via Getty Images

A devotee walks around the Edicule, the place believed to be where Jesus Christ was buried, during Palm Sunday celebrations of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem on April 25.

17 amazing photos you missed this week


FABRICE COFFRINI / AFP via Getty Images

Britain’s Jessica Gadirova competes in the women’s vaulting apparatus final of the 2021 European Artistic Gymnastics Championships at St Jakobshalle in Basel, Switzerland on April 24.

17 amazing photos you missed this week


AGUSTIN MARCARIAN via REUTERS

On Tuesday, baby pigs on a farm near Pergamino, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires.

17 amazing photos you missed this week


Marco Ugarte via AP

The sun rises in Mexico City this Monday.

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