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A full moon rises over the Statue of Liberty seen from the Port Liberte neighborhood of Jersey City, N.J., Monday, Feb. 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Pakistani labors work on arches constructed at Clifton beach in Karachi, Pakistan, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Shakil Adil)
Philippine Air Force trainer planes stage a flyby at the 30th anniversary celebration of the "People Power Revolution" that toppled the 20-year-rule of the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos and helped install Corazon "Cory" Aquino to the presidency, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016 in suburban Quezon city, northeast of Manila, Philippines. The four-day People Power saw hundreds of thousands of Filipinos trooping to EDSA Avenue fronting two military camps to lend support to mutinous soldiers who broke away from Marcos.(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
A stranded Syrian migrant sleeps in front of the wire fence that separates the Greek side from Macedonia, at the northern Greek border station of Idomeni,Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016. The Greek interior ministry said about 12,000 people have been stranded in Greece since neighbor Macedonia began turning Afghan immigrants away at the border and slowing the number of crossings for others heading to central and northern Europe. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
A Syrian children looks out from a tent during rainfall, as refugees wait to be allowed to cross the the Greek-Macedonian border near the northern Greek village of Idomeni , Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016. The Greek interior ministry said about 12,000 people have been stranded in Greece since neighbor Macedonia began turning Afghan immigrants away at the border and slowing the number of crossings for others heading to central and northern Europe. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
A newborn baby hippo swims with its mother Maruska in their enclosure at the zoo in Prague, Czech Republic, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016. The baby was born on Jan. 28, and is yet to be named. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
Two boys are under a bus shelter that is supporting a fallen tree in the village of Talecake, Fiji, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016, after cyclone Winston ripped through the island nation. The cyclone tore through Fiji over the weekend with winds that reached 177 miles (285 kilometers) per hour, making it the strongest storm in Fiji's recorded history. (Brett Phibbs/New Zealand Herald via AP) NEW ZEALAND OUT, AUSTRALIA OUT
Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, attend a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016. The Defenders of the Fatherland Day, celebrated in Russia on Feb. 23, honors the nation's military and is a nationwide holiday. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
People gather in Bronson Park in Kalamazoo, Mich., Monday, Feb. 22, 2016, for a candlelight vigil for the victims of a series of random shootings in the Kalamazoo area over the weekend. Jason Dalton of Kalamazoo Township was charged with six counts of murder and two counts of attempted murder in the shootings and then arraigned on the charges. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
TOPSHOT - Health authorities with the help of the Cuban army fumigate against the Aedes aegypti mosquito to prevent the spread of zika, chikungunya and dengue in a street of Havana, on February 23, 2016. Cuban President Raul Castro announced Monday that 9,200 troops and police have been mobilized in a campaign to eliminate mosquitoes and protect the country against the Zika virus. Cuba has not officially recorded any cases of the mosquito-borne virus, which is strongly suspected of causing serious birth defects in babies born to infected mothers. But 28 countries and territories in the Americas and the Caribbean have reported cases of active Zika transmission, with 1.5 million in Brazil, the hardest-hit country. AFP PHOTO / YAMIL LAGE / AFP / YAMIL LAGE (Photo credit should read YAMIL LAGE/AFP/Getty Images)
FIJI - FEBRUARY 24: In this handout image supplied by the UNICEF, children play on the Rakiraki river near Rakiraki Village on February 24, 2016 in Fiji. Category 5 Tropical Cyclone Winston made landfall in Fiji on Saturday 20 February, continuing its path of destruction into Sunday 21 February. A state of natural disaster and a nationwide curfew had been declared by the Government of Fiji earlier in the evening. The Fijian Government has declared a state of natural disaster for the next 30 days and has initiated the clean-up process by clearing the huge amounts of debris scattered everywhere. (Photo by UNICEF via Getty Images)
Hot air balloons rise into the morning sky beyond a saguaro cactus Monday, Feb. 22, 2016, in the desert north of Phoenix. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Ultra-Orthodox Jews mourn for prominent Jewish Rabbi Yochanan Sofer of the Erlau dynasty, during his funeral in Jerusalem, Monday, Feb. 22, 2016. Sofer survived the Holocaust, he represented the Erlau Hasidic dynasty, founded in Hungary. He was 93. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Debris fly into the air as foreign fishing boats are blown up by Indonesian Navy off Batam Island, Indonesia, Monday, Feb. 22, 2016. Authorities on Monday sank dozens of fishing boats caught operating illegally in Indonesian waters as part of the country's campaign to battle illegal fishing. (AP Photo/M. Urip)
Hundreds of people release lanterns into the air in hopes of good fortune and prosperity at the traditional lantern festival during the Chinese New Year in the Pingxi district of New Taipei City, Taiwan, Monday, Feb. 22, 2016. The lantern festival starts 15 days after the Chinese Lunar New Year and falls on Feb. 22, this year. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)
Uganda's main opposition leader Kizza Besigye, center, is arrested by police and thrown into the back of a blacked-out police van which whisked him away and was later seen at a rural police station, outside his home in Kasangati, Uganda Monday, Feb. 22, 2016. Besigye was arrested again Monday as he tried to leave his home, in which he had already been placed under house arrest, as he attempted to visit the election commission's headquarters in Kampala to get detailed copies of the results from the country's presidential election. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
An ultra-right activist attacks an Alfa bank office in central Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016. Nationalist demonstrators in Ukraine have attacked two offices of Russian banks in the capital amid observances of the second anniversary of the protests that brought down the Russia-friendly president. The demonstrators on Saturday threw rocks through windows at the offices of Alfa Bank and Sberbank and damaged furniture and equipment inside. Protesters also vandalized the offices of the holding company of Ukraineâs richest man, Rinat Akhmetov. Tens of thousands of people in the Ukrainian capital came to various observances of the âDay of the Heavenly Hundred.â The term refers to those who died during the months of protests in Kiev that culminated with President Viktor Yanukovych fleeing. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
LINGFIELD, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 24: A general view as runners circle at the start at Lingfield racecourse on February 24, 2016 in Lingfield, England. (Photo by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)
GAIBANDHA, BANGLADESH - FEBRUARY 23 : Women process and dry red chili pepper under sun near Jamuna river, 240 kms north-west of Dhaka in Gaibandha, Bangladesh on February 23, 2016. Everyday they earn less than USD $1 (Taka. 70) after work 10 hours a day. Gaibandha area in Bangladesh which is affected by flood throughout the monsoon season each year. The char areas have some of the highest levels of poverty in the country. Red chili is the main source of income in the area and mostly women are engaged in its production and processing along with their regular unpaid care work. Women in this area have limited or no access to markets or finance; they have less bargaining power and limited income. (Photo by Zakir Hossain Chowdhury/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - FEBRUARY 23: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump arrives at a caucus night watch party at the Treasure Island Hotel & Casino on February 23, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The New York businessman won his third state victory in a row in the 'first in the West' caucuses. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - FEBRUARY 23: Lightning flashes over the Ipanema neighborhood near the illuminated Christ the Redeemer statue (Distant, Center R) on February 23, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The city is set to host the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in August amidst a sharp economic downturn and fears over the Zika virus. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
A member of the Cuban army fumigates against the Aedes aegypti mosquito to prevent the spread of zika, chikungunya and dengue, in Havana, on February 23, 2016. Cuban President Raul Castro announced Monday that 9,200 troops and police have been mobilized in a campaign to eliminate mosquitoes and protect the country against the Zika virus. Cuba has not officially recorded any cases of the mosquito-borne virus, which is strongly suspected of causing serious birth defects in babies born to infected mothers. But 28 countries and territories in the Americas and the Caribbean have reported cases of active Zika transmission, with 1.5 million in Brazil, the hardest-hit country. AFP PHOTO / YAMIL LAGE / AFP / YAMIL LAGE (Photo credit should read YAMIL LAGE/AFP/Getty Images)
Republican presidential candidate, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush accompanied by his wife Columba, speaks at his South Carolina Republican presidential primary rally in Columbia, S.C., Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 23: A girl feeds ducks and geese outside her home The River Thames floods Chiswick Mall on February 23, 2016 in London, England. Todays high tide of 5.4 metres is predicted to flood areas along The River Thames. (Photo by Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images)
A stray dog stands among outboard motors that were used by refugees and migrants to reach the Greek northern island of Lesbos, in Mytilene, on February 23, 2016. Athens has expressed its 'displeasure' to the EU over tougher border controls by Balkan countries that have left thousands of migrants stranded in Greece, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' office said on February 23. / AFP / ARIS MESSINIS (Photo credit should read ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images)
An elephant eats at a park in Colombo on February 22, 2016. Some 70 elephants, most of them from the central part of the island, together with thousands of traditional drummers, dancers and monks gathered in the Sri Lankan capital to participate in the city's biggest two-day annual Buddhist procession from February 21 - 22, which was first held in 1979. AFP PHOTO / Ishara S. KODIKARA / AFP / Ishara S.KODIKARA (Photo credit should read ISHARA S.KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)
MOSCOW, RUSSIA. FEBRUARY 23, 2016. Fireworks go off over Moscow marking Defender of the Fatherland Day. Mikhail Japaridze/TASS (Photo by Mikhail Japaridze\TASS via Getty Images)
A passenger jet passes in front of the waning full moon as it approaches Sky Harbor International Airport Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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Over the last seven days, the news continued to be dominated by the 2016 race for President, as well as the ongoing migrant crisis in Europe and the Middle East, the fight to eradicate the Zika virus, and severe weather around the world. Click through the slideshow above to see photos from all of these stories and more, and be sure to check back next weekend for our selection of the best photography from the coming days.

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