Photos of the Week: 1/14–1/20

Preparations for the Inauguration in Washington, DC, Epiphany events in Europe and the Middle East, a sea lion kisses Princess Stephanie of Monaco, a rescue operation at an avalanche in Italy, a volcanic eruption in Mexico, and much more. [35 photos total]

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Kandy Freeman participates in a Black Lives Matter protest in front of Trump Tower in New York City on January 14, 2017. (Stephanie Keith / Reuters) #
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U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and his family take part in a Make America Great Again welcome concert in Washington on January 19, 2017. (Jonathan Ernst / Reuters) #
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A stag eats corn on a snow-covered field in the village of Dumnice near the town of Vushtrri on January 16, 2017, as subzero temperatures gripping Kosovo were predicted to fall even further later in the week. (Armend Nimani / AFP / Getty) #
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A man rides a horse through a bonfire as part of a ritual in honor of Saint Anthony the Abbot, the patron saint of domestic animals, in San Bartolome de Pinares, west of Madrid, Spain on January 16, 2017. On the eve of Saint Anthony's Day, hundreds ride their horses through the narrow cobblestone streets of the small village of San Bartolome during the "Luminarias," a tradition that dates back 500 years and is meant to purify the animals with the smoke of the bonfires and protect them for the year to come. (Daniel Ochoa de Olza / AP) #
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A woman interacts with "On Your Wavelength" by Marcus Lyall at Canary Wharf on January 16, 2017 in London, England. The installation is part of the annual Canary Wharf "Winter Lights" festival, which sees 30 immersive experiences by a range of international artists illuminate the night. (Leon Neal / Getty) #
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View from the Comala community, Colima State, Mexico, of the Volcano of Fire in eruption on January 19, 2017. Colima volcano is one of the most active in Mexico and in the last days its activity has intensified. (Sergio Velasco Garcia / AFP / Getty) #
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Christian Orthodox priests re-enact the baptism of Jesus, during the traditional Epiphany baptism ceremony at the Qasr-el Yahud baptism site in the Jordan river near the West Bank town of Jericho on January 18, 2017. The site is traditionally believed by many to be the place where Jesus was baptized. (Ariel Schalit / AP) #
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In this January 14, 2017, photo the Zion Scenic Drive is closed by a landslide just north of the Zion Lodge at Zion National Park, Utah. Nobody was injured, but officials say Zion Scenic Drive is impassable just north of Zion Lodge and will remain closed until further notice. Park officials say the slide occurred late Friday, covering both lanes of the road with about 200 tons of massive boulders and debris that stretch about four car lengths. (Salah Ahmed / National Park Service via AP) #
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Women loyal to the Houthi movement parade to show support to the movement in Sanaa, Yemen, on January 17, 2017. (Khaled Abdullah / Reuters) #
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People throw turnips at the Jarramplas as he makes his way through the streets beating his drum during the Jarramplas festival in the tiny southwestern Spanish town of Piornal, Spain, on January 20, 2017. Dozens of people ran trying to pelt a beast-like figure representing a farm thief with, appropriately, tons of turnips. The so-called Jarramplas festival centres around a town resident dressed up in a colourful costume and a horned helmet. (Daniel Ochoa de Olza / AP) #
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Iraqi Special Operations Forces react after a car bomb exploded during an operation to clear the al-Andalus district of ISIS militants, in Mosul, Iraq, on January 16, 2017. (Muhammad Hamed / Reuters) #
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Women holding an umbrella look at snow coming down on the city of Ronda, southern Spain, on January 19, 2017. (Javier Gonzalez / AP) #
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A frozen tree is pictured on the dock by Lake Leman on a cold windy winter day in Versoix near Geneva, Switzerland, on January 18, 2017. (Denis Balibouse / Reuters) #
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A street artist performs during the VIII International Street Art Festival in the colonial city of Granada, Nicaragua, on January 16, 2017. (Oswaldo Rivas / Reuters) #
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Furniture is moved out of the West Wing of the White House in Washington, DC, on January 18, 2017, two days before the family of US President Barack Obama make way for US President-elect Donald Trump. (Nicholas Kamm / AFP / Getty) #
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Anglers throw lines on a river during a trout catching contest in Hwacheon, South Korea, on January 14, 2017. The contest is part of an annual ice festival which draws over 1,000,000 visitors every year. (Ahn Young-joon / AP) #
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Members of Lazio's Alpine and Speleological Rescue Team are seen next to cars covered in snow in front of the Hotel Rigopiano in Farindola, central Italy, hit by an avalanche, in this January 19, 2017 picture provided by Lazio's Alpine and Speleological Rescue Team. (Reuters) #
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This frame from video shows Italian firefighters extracting a child alive from under snow and debris of an hotel that was hit by an avalanche on Wednesday, in Rigopiano, central Italy on January 20, 2017. (Italian Firefighters / ANSA via AP) #
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The setting sun illuminates the Capitol as preparations continue for Friday's inauguration of Donald Trump in Washington on January 18, 2017. (Matt Rourke / AP) #
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Iranian firefighters remove debris of the Plasco building which was engulfed by a fire and collapsed on Thursday, in central Tehran, Iran, on January 20, 2017. Scores of workers and dozens of trucks were searching the ruins Friday, a day after a historic high-rise building in the heart of Tehran caught fire and later collapsed. (Ebrahim Noroozi / AP) #
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A damaged raft restaurant floats on a frozen part of the Danube River in Belgrade, Serbia, on January 15, 2017. River traffic along the Danube - one of Europe's main waterways - has largely been suspended in Eastern Europe during the cold spell. (Darko Vojinovic / AP) #
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A topless activist from the feminist group FEMEN runs to grab the crotch of a life-sized wax statue of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump during an unveiling ceremony at Madrid's wax museum in Madrid, Spain, on January 17, 2017. (Susana Vera / Reuters) #
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A man looks at waves as they crash against a lighthouse in the northern Spanish village of Viavelez, Spain, on January 13, 2017. (Eloy Alonso / Reuters) #
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A so-called media influencer takes pictures as a model presents a creation by Marina Hoermanseder on the sidelines of the Berlin Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2017/2018 in Berlin, Germany, on January 19, 2017. (Hannibal Hanschke / Reuters) #
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Plane debris is seen at the crash site of a Turkish cargo jet near Kyrgyzstan's Manas airport outside Bishkek, on January 16, 2017. A Turkish cargo plane crashed into a village near Kyrgyzstan's main airport Monday, killing at least 37 people and destroying houses after attempting to land in thick fog, authorities said. (Vladimir Pirogov / Reuters) #
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Rescue personnel work at the crash site of a Turkish cargo plane in the village of Dacha-Suu outside Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, on January 16, 2017. (Vyacheslav Oseledko / AFP / Getty) #
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A sea lion kisses Princess Stephanie of Monaco (right) while her daughter Pauline Ducruet looks on during a photocall for the 41st Monte Carlo international circus festival in Monaco, on January 17, 2017. (Eric Gaillard / Reuters) #
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An aerial view shows Hindu devotees at the main point of the Sangam where the rivers Ganga and Yamuna meet, as well as the mythical Saraswati, during the Magh Mela festival in Allahabad on January 14, 2017. The Magh Mela is held every year on the banks of Triveni Sangam - the confluence of the three great rivers Ganga, Yamuna and the mystical Saraswati - in Prayag near Allahabad during the Hindu month of Magh which corresponds to mid January - mid February. (Sanjay Kanojia / AFP / Getty) #
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Children celebrate after a traditional buffalo fight held as part of Magh Bihu festivities at Boidyabori village, east of Gauhati, India, on January 15, 2017. (Anupam Nath / AP) #
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A supporter of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump stands in the foreground of the Washington Monument on the National Mall before Trump is to be sworn in in Washington on January 20, 2017. (Shannon Stapleton / Reuters) #
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Flames emerge from flare stacks at the oil fields in Basra, southeast of Baghdad, Iraq, on January 17, 2017. (Essam Al Sudani / Reuters) #
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Snowboarders are pulled by a sixteen propeller drone on Niniera lake surface near Cesis, Latvia, on January 14, 2017. (Ilmars Znotins / AFP / Getty) #
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A picture taken on January 19, 2017, shows a mosque in Mosul's al-Andalus neighborhood that was damaged during a battle between government forces and ISIS jihadists. Iraqi forces battled the last holdout jihadists in east Mosul after commanders declared victory there and set their sights on the city's west, where more tough fighting awaits. (Dimitar Dilkoff / AFP / Getty) #
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Cossacks help a boy to take a dip in the icy waters of a lake during the celebration of the Epiphany holiday near the village of Leninskoe, some 15 km of Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, on January 19, 2017. (Vyacheslav Oseledko / AFP / Getty) #
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U.S. President Barack Obama departs the Oval Office for the final time as sitting president, at the White House in Washington, DC, on January 20, 2017. (Jonathan Ernst / Reuters) #

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