A woman takes part in a protest against gender violence and femicides in Mexico City on Feb. 2. (Pedro Pardo/AFP/Getty Images)

A Week in World Photos

Protest in Mexico, a blockade in Venezuela, and Lunar New Year snow in China.

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A woman takes part in a protest against gender violence and femicides in Mexico City on Feb. 2. (Pedro Pardo/AFP/Getty Images)

A woman takes part in a protest against gender violence and femicides in Mexico City on Feb. 2.

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A Honduran family walks back to Piedras Negras, in Coahuila state, Mexico, at the international bridge after being rejected by U.S. authorities in their attempt to enter Eagle Pass, Texas, on Feb. 6. (Julio Cesar Aguilar/AFP/Getty Images)

A Honduran family walks back to Piedras Negras, in Coahuila state, Mexico, at the international bridge after being rejected by U.S. authorities in an attempt to enter Eagle Pass, Texas, on Feb. 6.

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Displaced Syrians at the Internally Displaced Persons camp of al-Hol in al-Hasakeh governorate in northeastern Syria on Feb. 6. (Fadel Senna/AFP/Getty Images)

Displaced Syrians exit the internally displaced persons camp of Hol in Hasakah governorate in northeastern Syria on Feb. 6.

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Colombian soldiers take part in a demonstration by the military forces at President Ivan Duque's launch of the new national security and defense policy at the Tolemaida military fort in Cundinamarca department on Feb. 6. (Guillermo Legaria/AFP/Getty Images)

Colombian soldiers take part in a demonstration by military forces at President Iván Duque’s launch of the new national security and defense policy at the Tolemaida military fort in Cundinamarca department on Feb. 6.

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Venezuelan military forces blocked the Tienditas Bridge ahead of an anticipated humanitarian aid shipment at the border between Cucuta, Colombia, and Tachira, Venezuela, with containers on Feb. 6. (Edinson Estupinan/AFP/Getty Images)

Venezuelan military forces blocked the Tienditas Bridge with containers ahead of an anticipated humanitarian aid shipment at the border between Cucuta, Colombia, and Tachira, Venezuela, on Feb. 6.

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The USCGC Penobscot Bay, an icebreaking tugboat of the U.S. Coast Guard, cuts through ice as it makes its way north on the Hudson River between the cities of Kingston and Albany, N.Y., on Feb. 1. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

The USCGC Penobscot Bay, an icebreaking tugboat of the U.S. Coast Guard, cuts through ice as it makes its way north on the Hudson River between the cities of Kingston and Albany, New York, on Feb. 1.

Drew Angerer/Getty Images
A boy walks on the farmlands in the mountains of Pangnol, Haiti, on Feb. 2. (Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images)

A boy walks on the farmlands in the mountains of Pangnol, Haiti, on Feb. 2.

Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images
An Indian laborer carries a load of wheat straw on his head to be used for animal feed on the outskirts of Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh state on Feb. 4. (Uma Shankar Mishra/AFP/Getty Images)

An Indian laborer carries a load of wheat straw on his head to be used for animal feed on the outskirts of Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh state on Feb. 4.

Uma Shankar Mishra/AFP/Getty Images
Pope Francis is welcomed by Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum and  Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan upon his arrival to the presidential palace in Abu Dhabi on Feb. 4. It was the first ever papal visit to the Arabian Peninsula, birthplace of Islam, where he will meet leading Muslim clerics and hold an open-air Mass for some 135,000 Catholics. (Vincenzo Pinto/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Francis is welcomed by Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Abu Dhabi’s crown prince, Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, on his arrival to the presidential palace in Abu Dhabi on Feb. 4. It was the first-ever papal visit to the Arabian Peninsula, the birthplace of Islam, where he will meet leading Muslim clerics and hold an open-air Mass for some 135,000 Catholics.

Vincenzo Pinto/AFP/Getty Images
A farmer works in an illegal poppy field in Hopong, Myanmar, on Feb. 3. (Ye Aung Thu/AFP/Getty Images)

A farmer works in an illegal poppy field in Hopong, Myanmar, on Feb. 3.

Ye Aung Thu/AFP/Getty Images
An Iranian lawmaker walks through a parliament session in Tehran on Feb. 4. (Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images)

An Iranian lawmaker walks through a parliament session in Tehran on Feb. 4.

Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images
A farmer votes at a polling station in the Bernardino Villamarion School in Panchimalco, during the Salvadorean presidential election, on Feb. 3. (Luis Acosta/AFP/Getty Images)

A farmer votes at a polling station in the Bernardino Villamarion School in Panchimalco, during the Salvadoran presidential election, on Feb. 3.

Luis Acosta/AFP/Getty Images
Iraqi Yazidis attend the funeral of the Mir Takhsin-Beg, the longtime head of the world's Yazidis, in the town of Sheikhan, northeast of Mosul, on Feb. 4. (Safin Hamed/AFP/Getty Images)

Iraqi Yazidis attend the funeral of Mir Tahsin Beg, the longtime head of the world’s Yazidis, in the town of Sheikhan, northeast of Mosul, on Feb. 4.

Safin Hamed/AFP/Getty Images
People prepare for the 135rd Nice Carnival in southeastern France on Feb. 4. (Valery Hache/AFP/Getty Images)

Workers prepare for the 135rd Nice Carnival in southeastern France on Feb. 4.

Valery Hache/AFP/Getty Images
A municipal worker clears the ice from the steps of the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in downtown Moscow on Feb. 5. (Yuri Kadobnov/AFP/Getty Images)

A municipal worker clears the ice from the steps of the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in downtown Moscow on Feb. 5.

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Chinese worshipers hold incense as they pray for good fortune on the first day of the Lunar New Year at Yonghegong or Lama Temple in Beijing on Feb. 5. (Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

Chinese worshipers hold incense as they pray for good fortune on the first day of the Lunar New Year at Yonghegong, or Lama Temple, in Beijing on Feb. 5.

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A major intersection is blocked by floodwaters in the Townsville suburb of Idalia, Australia, on Feb. 4. Record rainfall forced authorities to open the floodgates on the swollen Ross River dam. (Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

A major intersection is blocked by floodwaters in the Townsville suburb of Idalia, Australia, on Feb. 4. Record rainfall forced authorities to open the floodgates on the swollen Ross River Dam, sending water into the suburbs and killing as many as 300,000 cattle.

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A person smashes the window of a bank a during a day of strikes called by the General Confederation of Labour French worker's union in Paris on Feb. 5. (Alain Jocard/AFP/Getty Images)

A person smashes the window of a bank during a day of strikes called by the General Confederation of Labour, a French workers’ union, in Paris on Feb. 5.

Alain Jocard/AFP/Getty Images
A murmuration of starlings forms into a cluster during their traditional dance before landing to sleep on the Jordan Valley in the West Bank on Feb. 3. (Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images)

A murmuration of starlings forms during their traditional dance before landing to sleep on the Jordan Valley in the West Bank on Feb. 3.

Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images
Nigerian opposition Peoples Democratic Party gubernatorial candidate Jimi Agbaje (center) sits on the floor during a meeting with Islamic leaders in the Ikorodu district of Lagos on Feb. 5. (Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP/Getty Images)

Nigerian opposition Peoples Democratic Party gubernatorial candidate Jimi Agbaje (center) sits on the floor during a meeting with Islamic leaders in the Ikorodu district of Lagos on Feb. 5.

Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP/Getty Images
A Kashmiri boatman talks on a mobile phone during a snowfall at Dal Lake in Srinagar on Feb. 7. (Tauseef Mustafa/AFP/Getty Images)

A Kashmiri boatman talks on a cell phone during snowfall at Dal Lake in Srinagar on Feb. 7.

Tauseef Mustafa/AFP/Getty Images
Members of the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery prepare their ceremonial dress at Wellington Barracks before heading to Green Park to stage a 41-gun salute to mark 67 years since HM Queen Elizabeth II's ascension to the throne in London on Feb. 6. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Members of the King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery prepare their ceremonial dress at Wellington Barracks before heading to Green Park to stage a 41-gun salute to mark 67 years since Queen Elizabeth II’s ascension to the throne in London on Feb. 6.

Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
People pose inside the Spiral Pig zodiac lantern—in celebration of the Year of the Pig—by artist John Deng in Sydney on Feb. 1.  The Sydney Lunar Festival has evolved from a small community celebration in Chinatown 23 years ago to now attract more than 1.3 million visitors from all over the world. (Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

People pose inside the “Spiral Pig” zodiac lantern—in celebration of the Year of the Pig—by the artist John Deng in Sydney on Feb. 1. The Sydney Lunar Festival has evolved from a small community celebration in Chinatown 23 years ago to now attracting more than 1.3 million visitors from all over the world.

Cameron Spencer/Getty Images
Vietnamese devotees offer prayers at the Temple of Literature in Hanoi on the first day of Lunar New Year or Tet on Feb. 5. (Manan Vatsyayana/AFP/Getty Images)

Vietnamese devotees offer prayers at the Temple of Literature in Hanoi on the first day of the Lunar New Year, or Tet, on Feb. 5.

Manan Vatsyayana/AFP/Getty Images
People walk under red lanterns in the snow at a scenic area during the Chinese Spring Festival holiday in Qingzhou, China, on Feb. 7. (VCG via Getty Images)

People walk under red lanterns in the snow at a scenic area during the Chinese Spring Festival holiday in Qingzhou, China, on Feb. 7.

VCG via Getty Images
A tree after heavy snowfall in the Ukrainian capital Kiev on Feb. 6. (Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images)

A tree after heavy snowfall in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev on Feb. 6.

Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images
A surfer rides the Eisbach wave in the English Garden in Munich, Germany, on Feb. 4. The manmade wave wave became legal to ride in 2010 and is recommended for only experienced surfers due to its forceful currents and the concealed concrete riverbed. (Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

A surfer rides the Eisbach wave in the English Garden in Munich, Germany, on Feb. 4. The manmade wave became legal to ride in 2010 but is recommended for only experienced surfers due to its forceful currents and the concealed concrete riverbed.

Adam Pretty/Getty Images
A child visits the Dinosaurs of the Ocean exhibit, an interactive display of robotic extinct creatures in real-life size, in the Cypriot capital Nicosia on Feb. 6. (Iakovos Hatzistavrou/AFP/Getty Images)

A child visits the “Dinosaurs of the Ocean” exhibit, an interactive display of robotic extinct creatures in real-life size, in the Cypriot capital of Nicosia on Feb. 6.

Iakovos Hatzistavrou/AFP/Getty Images
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Vice President Mike Pence applaud U.S. President Donald Trump at his State of the Union address in Washington on Feb. 5. (Doug Mills/Getty Images)

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Vice President Mike Pence applaud U.S. President Donald Trump at his State of the Union address in Washington on Feb. 5.

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