A plane passes in front of the full moon as seen from Curitiba, Brazil, on March 9. HEULER ANDREY/AFP via Getty Images

A Week in World Photos

International Women’s Day protests, Putin’s power hold, and a pandemic declaration.

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A plane passes in front of the full moon as seen from Curitiba, Brazil, on March 9. HEULER ANDREY/AFP via Getty Images

A plane passes in front of the full moon as seen from Curitiba, Brazil, on March 9.

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Dressed as Marianne, a symbol of the French republic, members of the conservative activist group Manif pour Tous (“Protest for Everyone”) mark International Women’s Day by protesting against assisted reproductive technology and surrogacy in front of the National Assembly in Paris on March 8. LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP via Getty Images

Dressed as Marianne, a symbol of the French republic, members of the conservative activist group Manif pour Tous (“Protest for Everyone”) mark International Women’s Day by protesting against assisted reproductive technology and surrogacy in front of the National Assembly in Paris on March 8.

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A woman gestures from aboard the coronavirus-stricken Grand Princess cruise ship as it maintains a holding pattern about 25 miles off the coast of San Francisco on March 8. On March 11, the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic. JOSH EDELSON/AFP via Getty Images

A woman gestures from aboard the coronavirus-hit Grand Princess cruise ship as it maintains a holding pattern about 25 miles off the coast of San Francisco on March 8.

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A man is rescued from the rubble of a collapsed hotel in Quanzhou, southeastern China, on March 8. The hotel had been a quarantine site for people exposed to the coronavirus. STR/AFP via Getty Images

A man is rescued from the rubble of a collapsed hotel in Quanzhou, southeastern China, on March 8. The hotel had been a quarantine site for people exposed to the coronavirus.

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Police arrest a woman protesting on International Women’s Day against gender-based violence in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, on March 8. VYACHESLAV OSELEDKO/AFP via Getty Images

Police arrest a woman protesting on International Women’s Day against gender-based violence in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, on March 8.

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The Avenue of Sphinxes is pictured during a sandstorm at the Karnak complex in Egypt’s southern city of Luxor on March 12. KHALED DESOUKI/AFP via Getty Images

The Avenue of Sphinxes is pictured during a sandstorm at the Karnak complex in Egypt’s southern city of Luxor on March 12.

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Refugees coming from Venezuela hold up their documents at the border on Simón Bolívar International Bridge in Cúcuta, Colombia, on March 12. SCHNEYDER MENDOZA/AFP via Getty Images

Refugees coming from Venezuela hold up their documents at the border on Simón Bolívar International Bridge in Cúcuta, Colombia, on March 12.

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Family and friends of victims mourn at Holy Trinity Cathedral in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on March 8, two days before the one-year anniversary of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash, which killed all 157 people on board in 2019. MICHAEL TEWELDE/AFP via Getty Images

Family and friends of victims mourn at Holy Trinity Cathedral in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on March 8, two days before the one-year anniversary of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash, which killed all 157 people on board in 2019.

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A migrant runs away and another takes cover behind a trash container as Greek police use water cannons to block them from breaking fences at the Turkey-Greece border in Edirne, Turkey, on March 7. BULENT KILIC/AFP via Getty Images

A migrant runs away and another takes cover behind a trash container as Greek police use water cannons to block them from breaking fences at the Turkey-Greece border in Edirne, Turkey, on March 7.

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Israeli border guards wearing protective masks—seemingly to protect themselves from the coronavirus—aim their weapons at Palestinian youths during clashes in the occupied West Bank on March 11. A Palestinian teenager was reportedly killed when he was shot in the face. JAAFAR ASHTIYEH/AFP via Getty Images

Israeli border guards wearing protective masks—seemingly to protect themselves from the coronavirus—aim their weapons at Palestinian youths during clashes in the occupied West Bank on March 11. A Palestinian teenager was reportedly killed when he was shot in the face.

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U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has a heated exchange with a worker over gun control while touring the Fiat Chrysler plant in Detroit on March 10. The worker accused the former vice president of seeking to weaken the constitutional right to own firearms. “You’re full of shit,” Biden shot back. “I support the Second Amendment.” MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has a heated exchange with a worker over gun control while touring the Fiat Chrysler plant in Detroit on March 10. The worker accused the former vice president of seeking to weaken the constitutional right to own firearms. “You’re full of shit,” Biden shot back. “I support the Second Amendment.”

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A medical staff member gestures inside an isolation ward at Red Cross Hospital in Wuhan in China’s central Hubei province March 10. STR/AFP via Getty Images

A medical staff member gestures inside an isolation ward at Red Cross Hospital in Wuhan in China’s central Hubei province on March 10.

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Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte (right) gives Dutch Minister for Medical Care Bruno Bruins an elbow bump—an alternative to a handshake during the coronavirus outbreak—at a meeting in The Hague, Netherlands, on March 10. REMKO DE WAAL/ANP/AFP via Getty Images

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte (right) gives Dutch Minister for Medical Care Bruno Bruins an elbow bump—an alternative to a handshake during the coronavirus outbreak—at a meeting in The Hague, Netherlands, on March 10.

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Revelers celebrate Holi, the spring festival of colors, in Allahabad, India, on March 10. SANJAY KANOJIA/AFP via Getty Images

Revelers celebrate Holi, the spring festival of colors, in Allahabad, India, on March 10.

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Marking the ninth anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that triggered the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011, monks pray for victims during a memorial service in Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, on March 11. STR/JIJI PRESS/AFP via Getty Images

Marking the ninth anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that triggered the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011, monks pray for victims during a memorial service in Iwaki, Fukushima prefecture, Japan, on March 11.

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Traders work on the floor at the closing bell of the Dow Jones Industrial Average at the New York Stock Exchange on March 11. Amid the coronavirus crisis, the Dow officially ended its longest bull run and entered bear-market territory. BRYAN R. SMITH/AFP via Getty Images

Traders work on the floor at the closing bell of the Dow Jones Industrial Average at the New York Stock Exchange on March 11. Amid the coronavirus crisis, the Dow officially ended its longest bull run and entered bear-market territory.

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U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the nation about the coronavirus pandemic from the Oval Office of the White House on March 11. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images

U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the nation about the coronavirus pandemic from the Oval Office of the White House on March 11.

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A man holds a placard reading “No” to demonstrate against the nullification of Russia’s presidential term in front of the monument to Vladimir the Great near the Kremlin walls in central Moscow on March 10. Russian President Vladimir Putin laid out a path earlier in the week to stay in power beyond 2024, as lawmakers approved sweeping reforms to the constitution. DIMITAR DILKOFF/AFP via Getty Images

A man holds a placard reading “No” to demonstrate against the nullification of Russia’s presidential term in front of the monument to Vladimir the Great in central Moscow on March 10. Russian President Vladimir Putin laid out a path earlier in the week to stay in power beyond 2024, as lawmakers approved sweeping reforms to the constitution.

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Turkish anti-riot police officers push back women during a rally marking International Women’s Day in Istanbul on March 8. Istanbul police fired tear gas at thousands of women who took to the city’s central avenue in defiance of a protest ban to demand greater rights and denounce violence. YASIN AKGUL/AFP via Getty Images

Turkish anti-riot police officers push back women during a rally marking International Women’s Day in Istanbul on March 8. Police fired tear gas at thousands of women who took to the city’s central avenue in defiance of a protest ban to demand greater rights and denounce violence.

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A supporter of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó tries to block security forces from making their way to the National Assembly in Caracas on March 10. FEDERICO PARRA/AFP via Getty Images

A supporter of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó tries to block security forces from making their way to the National Assembly in Caracas on March 10.

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A man jumps up for a photo at the New York City opening of “Edge,” the Western Hemisphere’s highest outdoor observation deck, on March 11. “Edge,” located on the 100th floor, rises 1,131 feet from the heart of Hudson Yards. ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images

A man jumps up for a photo at the New York City opening of “Edge,” the Western Hemisphere’s highest outdoor observation deck, on March 11. The deck on the 100th floor rises 1,131 feet from the heart of Hudson Yards.

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People dressed as Smurfs (“Schtroumpfs” in French) attend a world-record gathering of the cartoon characters in Landerneau, western France, on March 7. DAMIEN MEYER/AFP via Getty Images

People dressed as Smurfs (“Schtroumpfs” in French) attend a world-record gathering of the cartoon characters in Landerneau, western France, on March 7.

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Torchbearer and 2016 gold medalist Anna Korakaki (left) of Greece receives the Olympic flame during the lighting ceremony in ancient Olympia on March 12, ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. ARIS MESSINIS/AFP via Getty Images

Torchbearer and 2016 gold medalist Anna Korakaki (left) of Greece receives the Olympic flame during the lighting ceremony in ancient Olympia on March 12, ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Games.

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