Photos of the week: 4/22 - 4/29

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Solar Impulse 2 flies over San Francisco, Saturday, April 23, 2016. The solar-powered airplane, which is attempting to circumnavigate the globe to promote clean energy and the spirit of innovation, arrived from Hawaii after a three-day journey across the Pacific Ocean. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
A former circus lion peers from inside a cage transporting it to South Africa, at the port of Callao, Peru, Friday, April 29, 2016. Thirty-three lions rescued from circuses in Peru and Colombia are heading back to their homeland to live out the rest of their lives in a private sanctuary in South Africa. The operation is the largest ever airlift of lions, organized and paid for by Animal Defenders International (ADI). (AP photo/Martin Mejia)
U.S. President Barack Obama tests VR goggles when touring the Hannover Messe, the world's largest industrial technology trade fair, in Hannover, northern Germany, Monday, April 25, 2016. Obama is on a two-day official visit to Germany. (Christian Charisius/dpa via AP)
Stars shine in the sky over the giant illuminated cross of "Panagia Chrisospiliotissa", a Christian Orthodox monastery in Deftera, a suburb outside the capital, Nicosia, Cyprus, Thursday, April 28, 2016. Orthodox Christians are celebrating Easter this week. The faithful are attending liturgical services on Holy Friday commemorating with a procession the "Epitaphios" _ Christ being lowered from the cross and being prepared for burial. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a rally, Thursday, April 28, 2016 in Costa Mesa, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Teenagers hug as they shield themselves from water jets while playing in a fountain, on a hot afternoon in the historic center of Mexico City, Thursday, April 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
People row boats on a flooded street of Villa Paranacito, Entre Rios, Argentina, Thursday, April 28, 2016. The Argentine Red Cross estimates that around 30,000 people have been affected after rains swelled rivers, swamping fields and towns nationwide. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
A Sacramento County Sheriff's deputy and law enforcement chaplains comfort the relative of the three men found shot to death in a home in South Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, April 28, 2016. Sheriff deputies responded to a call to the home about 6:30 a.m., and found the victims, who were declared dead at the scene. No motive or suspect descriptions have been released. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a rally in Springfield, Ore., Thursday, April 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)
A policeman reacts during a clash with protestors during a protest against the proposed changes to France's working week and layoff practices, in Lyon, central France, Thursday, April 28, 2016. French protesters are back on the streets over proposed reforms to the country's labor rules and strikers have forced cancellations and delays at two airports serving Paris. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)
An elderly woman spreads incense near a grave at sunrise in the village of Copaciu, southern Romania, early Thursday, April 28, 2016. On Maundy Thursday, during the Holy Week, many Romanians visit the graves of their loved ones, light fires and share food with community members in memory of the departed, ahead of Orthodox Easter, celebrated this year on May 1. (AP Photo/Andreea Alexandru)
Three thousand craftsmen perform furniture carving skills on a furniture exhibition on April 26, 2016 in Dongyang, Zhejiang Province of China. One thousand carpenters, one thousand scraping and grinding technicians and one thousand engravers from a business merchant showed their skills in east China's Zhejiang Province. (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)
A worker adjusts lanterns for the upcoming celebration of Buddha's birthday on May 14 at the Bongeun temple in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Similar lanterns will be displayed in all Buddhist temples around South Korea for the public viewing. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
A two-month old cub of rare white Indian tiger sits at the feet of its mother Surya Bara at a zoo in the city of Liberec, Czech Republic, Tuesday, April 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
Candidates, many barefoot and unable to afford running shoes, are seen tagged with chips used to record their distance, wait for their turn to run during a recruitment drive for Uttar Pradesh state police, in Allahabad, India, Tuesday, April 26, 2016. A state-wide recruitment process has recently been started to fill thousands of vacant police constable posts. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Racka sheep are seen during celebrations of the start of the new grazing season in the Great Hungarian Plain in Hortobagy, Hungary, April 23, 2016. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
In this Saturday, April 23, 2016 photo, a boy illuminates his home with a candle during a 24-hour blackout, in the El Calvario neighborhood of El Hatillo, just outside of Caracas, Venezuela. Energy rationing has been added to the hardships faced by Venezuelans overwhelmed by inflation, shortages of food and medicine and rising crime. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
A child uses an umbrella to avoid rain falling on a fire at the northern Greek border point of Idomeni, Greece, Monday, April 25, 2016. Many thousands of migrants remain at the Greek border with Macedonia, hoping that the border crossing will reopen, allowing them to move north into central Europe. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
A man sleeps in a hammock on the porch of an earthquake-damaged home in Pedernales, Ecuador, Friday, April 22, 2016. President Rafael Correa said Ecuador's worst earthquake in decades caused billions of dollars of damage and he is raising sales taxes and putting a one-time levy on millionaires to help pay for reconstruction. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
IZMIR, TURKEY - APRIL 28: A Syrian refugee girl plays outside her home at a tent camp on the outskirts of Izmir on April 28, 2016 in Izmir, Turkey. For many Syrian refugees, living in Turkey has become their only option. With the new E.U.-Turkey deal effectively shutting down the route to Europe and the war continuing in Syria, many refugees have become stranded and are now looking to make a permanent life in Turkey. However life is difficult, with limited access to healthcare, education and without stable housing, many are forced to squat on empty land or unused buildings, living in tents or makeshift structures and under the constant threat of being moved on by police or relocated to one of the 25 official camps elsewhere in the country. Although many have been given restricted work permits allowing them to work various labour jobs, the long hours and minimal pay only provide enough money for basic needs such as food, water and electricity but not enough to afford rent. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
A Russian Soyuz 2.1a rocket carrying Lomonosov, Aist-2D and SamSat-218 satellites lifts off from the launch pad at the new Vostochny cosmodrome outside the city of Uglegorsk, about 200 kms from the city of Blagoveshchensk in the far eastern Amur region on April 28, 2016. / AFP / POOL / KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV (Photo credit should read KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/Getty Images)
PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC - APRIL 27: Shinda, a wester lowland gorilla, holds her five-day-old baby in its enclosure at Prague Zoo on April 27, 2016 in Prague, Czech Republic. According to the Prague Zoo, the birth was unexpected and zoo workers didn't know that 24-year-old Shida was pregnant. Baby was born on 23rd April. (Photo by Matej Divizna/Getty Images)
Cows stand on a snowy meadow on April 26, 2016 near Degenfeld, southern Germany. A low pressure zone over northern and eastern Europe brought polar air with cold temperatures and snow to southern parts of the country. / AFP / dpa / Jan-Philipp STROBEL / Germany OUT (Photo credit should read JAN-PHILIPP STROBEL/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 23: Advocates for marijuana legal reform listen to music while attending the first annual National Cannabis Festival April 23, 2016 in Washington, DC. The festival was created for proponents of legalization to celebrate the partial legalization of marijuana in the nation's capital and states aroud the nation. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
STRATFORD-UPON-AVON, ENGLAND - APRIL 23: A woman wearing a William Shakespeare mask looks out of a window during the Shakespeare Birthday Celebration Parade on April 23, 2016 in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. This year the traditional annual parade through the streets of Stratford-upon-Avon marks the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death. (Photo by Tristan Fewings/Getty Images)
An emaciated cow walks in an open field in Gelcha village, one of the drought stricken areas of Oromia region, in Ethiopia, April 28, 2016. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Hospital beds lay in the Medecins Sans Frontieres hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan on April 26, 2016, about six months after an American airstrike killed dozens of patients, some of whom burned to death in their beds. REUTERS/ Josh Smith TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
An Iraqi soldier holds his rifle in an underground tunnel built by Islamic State fighters in a village of Har Bardun, Iraq, April 28, 2016. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Villarrica volcano is seen at night in Chile, April 25, 2016. Picture taken with long exposure. REUTERS/Cristobal Saavedra EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVE TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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This past week was another filled with politics news, with five states hosting primaries on Tuesday. We also saw the aftermath of recent severe flooding in Argentina and Ecuador's worst earthquake in decades. This week was also the Holy Week of Orthodox Christians 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 for the coming days.

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