Photos of the week: 3/11 - 3/18

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KATHMANDU, NP, NEPAL - 2016/03/16: A pigeon eats food from the mouth of a statue of Lord Garud, which is offered by devotees at Basantapur Durbar Square. (Photo by Narayan Maharjan/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - A sea lion eats sardines in the Marineland theme park on the French riviera city of Antibes, southeastern France, on March 17, 2015. / AFP / VALERY HACHE (Photo credit should read VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)
Haze hangs over Mexico City, Wednesday, March 16, 2016. Authorities banned more than 1 million cars from the roads and offered free subway and bus rides to coax people from their vehicles as Mexico City's first air pollution alert in 11 years stretched into a third day Wednesday. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
COLUMBUS, OH - MARCH 13: Supporters look on as democratic presidential candidate, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during the Ohio Democratic Party Legacy Dinner on March 13, 2016 in Columbus, Ohio. Clinton is campaigning in Ohio ahead of Tuesday's primary. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
IDOMENI, GREECE - MARCH 17: Children play besides tents as migrants camp on the forecourt of a petrol station near the Idomeni refugee camp on the Greek Macedonia border on March 17, 2016 in Idomeni, Greece. Many of the thousands of migrants stranded at the border camp are saying they are awaiting the outcome of the EU summit currently being held in Brussels. The decision by Macedonia to close its border to migrants last week has left thousands of people stranded at the Greek transit camp. The closure, following the lead taken by neighbouring countries, has effectively sealed the so-called western Balkan route, the main migration route that has been used by hundreds of thousands of migrants to reach countries in western Europe such as Germany. Humanitarian workers have described the conditions at the camp as desperate, which has been made much worse by recent spells of heavy rain. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
WEST PALM BEACH, FL - MARCH 15: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton winks at Sam Oser during a visit to a Dunkin' Donuts on March 15, 2016 in West Palm Beach, Florida. Clinton is campaigning in North Carolina before traveling to Florida to hold a primary night event. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
A girl holds an Argentine national flag as she attends the official ceremony to mark the 24th anniversary of the bombing of the Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, March 17, 2016. The attack killed more than a dozen and left hundreds injured. A group called Islamic Jihad Organization claimed responsibility for the attack. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Fog obscures the burled arch over the finish line of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Nome, Alaska, on Thursday, March 17, 2016. Eighty-five mushers began the nearly 1,000-mile race to Nome from Anchorage on March 6. As of Thursday morning, 43 mushers had reached Nome, 13 have scratched and 29 remain on the trail. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
Federal appeals court judge Merrick Garland accompanied by President Barack Obama, speaks as he is introduced as Obamaâs nominee for the Supreme Court during an announcement in the Rose Garden of the White House, in Washington, Wednesday, March 16, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Passengers gather after a train derailed near Dodge City, Kan., Monday, March 14, 2016. An Amtrak statement says the train was traveling from Los Angeles to Chicago early Monday when it derailed just after midnight. (Daniel Szczerba via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT
A child blowing confetti from her hands during a Carnival parade in Cyprus' coastal city of Limassol, Sunday, March 13, 2016. Limassol's long-established parade is Cyprus' biggest and most famous, drawing revelers from across the east Mediterranean island. This year's parade drew huge crowds as people sought lighthearted reprieve from the bailed-out country's recession. The parade marks the start of the 40-day fasting period of Lent in the run-up to the Orthodox Christian Easter. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
PESHEWAR, PAKISTAN - MARCH 16: Inside view of a destroyed bus after a bomb blast in Peshawar on March 16, 2016. At least 15 people were killed and 25 others wounded when a bomb blew up inside a bus carrying government officials in Peshawar, the main city of Pakistan's northwest. (Photo by Metin Aktas/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
A couple walks their dog and take pictures on a road after heavy snowfall between Las Machorras and the ski resort of Lunada, near Espinosa de los Monteros, in the northern province of Burgos on March 13, 2016. / AFP / CESAR MANSO (Photo credit should read CESAR MANSO/AFP/Getty Images)
A youth fishes by hand using fishing line on the shores of Regla, as commuters cross the bay by ferry to Havana, Cuba, Monday, March 14, 2016. People who fish here tend to catch small sardines and a fish known as "bonito." U.S. President Barack Obama will travel to Cuba on March 20. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
BEIRUT, LEBANON - MARCH 15: Pile of packed garbages are seen before exportation at Beirut port in Lebanon on March 15, 2016. Lebanon agrees to end its garbage problem by exporting it. (Photo by Ratib Al Safadi/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
BEREA, OH - MARCH 15: Republican presidential candidate, Ohio Gov. John Kasich greets supporters at Baldwin Wallace University March 15, 2015 in Berea, Ohio. Kasich won the Ohio primary tonight. (Photo by Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)
In this Wednesday, March 16, 2016 photo, a Muslim man performs Zikr, or remembrance of god, as he celebrates a Moulid, which commemorates the birth of Sayeda Nafisa, a descendant of the Prophet Muhammad through his grandson Hasan, in front of the mosque named after her, in Cairo, Egypt. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
IDOMENI, GREECE - MARCH 12: Chinese activist and artist Ai Weiwei (R) holds a sheet of plastic covering Syrian pianist Nour Al Khzam as she plays the piano for the first time in three weeks at the Idomeni refugee camp on the Greek Macedonia border on March 12, 2016 in Idomeni, Greece. The decision by Macedonia to close its border to migrants on Wednesday has left thousands of people stranded at the Greek transit camp. The closure, following the lead taken by neighbouring countries, has effectively sealed the so-called western Balkan route, the main migration route that has been used by hundreds of thousands of migrants to reach countries in western Europe such as Germany. Humanitarian workers have described the conditions at the camp as desperate, which has been made much worse by recent bouts of heavy rain. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
A man wades through flood waters in Hammond, La., Friday, March 11, 2016. Torrential rains pounded northern Louisiana for fourth day Friday, trapping several hundred people in their homes, leaving scores of roads impassable and causing widespread flooding.(AP Photo/Scott Threlkeld)
A woman uses a mobile phone next to an Italian Spinone dog on the second day of the Crufts dog show at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham, central England, on March 11, 2016. (Photo credit should read OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II stands in front of an Asiatic lioness during a visit to officially open the new Land of the Lions, at London Zoo, Thursday, March 17, 2016. The Queen and Prince Philip visited to unveil Land of the Lions, an Asiatic lion enclosure at ZSL London Zoo. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign event in Tampa, Fla., Monday, March 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Police officers guard an entrance of a school during a raid in the Molenbeek neighborhood of Brussels, Belgium, Friday March 18, 2016. Police have descended in force to search a residence in the Molenbeek, and Belgian media reported gunshots had been fired. RTBF French-language TV reported late Friday afternoon that two people had been wounded, and that one might be Paris attacks fugitive Salah Abdeslam. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
Members of the Cermik family attend a funeral procession for three members of their family killed in Sunday's explosion in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, March 14, 2016. A senior government official told The Associated Press that authorities believe the attack was carried out by two bombers, one of them a woman, and was the work of Kurdish militants. It was the second deadly attack blamed on Kurdish militants in the capital in the past month. (AP Photo)
Mississippi Department of Transportation workers walk away from a segment of damaged Mississippi Highway 589 in Lamar County after move than 10 inches of rain in the Pine Belt area over the last two days, Saturday, March 12, 2016. (Ryan Moore/WDAM-TV, via AP)
In this picture taken on Sunday, March. 13, 2016, a young man spins a flaming old car tire on a metal chain, during a celebration marking the upcoming Clean Monday, the first day of Great Lent in the Eastern Orthodox Christian church calendar, on the hills surrounding the village of Poplaca, Sibiu county, in the central Romanian Transylvania region. Romanian villagers set light to piles of used tires and lit fires in the Transylvanian hills in a ritual that marks the beginning of Orthodox Lent before Easter. (AP Photo/Andreea Alexandru) ROMANIA OUT
YICHANG, CHINA - MARCH 15: (CHINA OUT) Aerial view image shows rape flowers blossom in large areas in Wuyi District on March 15, 2016 in Yichang, Hubei Province of China. The blooming rape flowers indicate the upcoming spring. (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)
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The news this week was still greatly dominated by the race for president in the U.S., with intense campaigning around the Ohio primary which occurred on Tuesday. We also saw our fair share of animal news, with the opening of the Land of the Lions at the London Zoo as well as excitement around the annual Crufts dog show. We also saw extreme weather ranging from Mississippi to Spain.

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 seven days.

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