Photos of the Week: 3/13 - 3/20

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The grandchildren of Palestinian man Saad al-Jamal, play with two lion cubs outside their family house in the Rafah refugee camp in the southern Gaza Strip, on March 19, 2015. Al-Jamal, who says he bought the two-month-old cubs from the Rafah Zoo, lives with the animal inside this family home. (Photo credit should read SAID KHATIB/AFP/Getty Images)
GIANYAR, BALI, INDONESIA - MARCH 20: A Balinese man dances on the fire during the 'Mesabatan Api' ritual ahead of Nyepi Day on March 20, 2015 in Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia. Mesabatan Api is held annually a day before the Nyepi Day of Silence, as it symbolizes the purification of universe and human body through fire. Nyepi is a Hindu celebration observed every New Year according to the Balinese calendar. The national holiday is one of self-reflection and meditation and activities such as working, watching television or travelling are restricted between the hours of 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. (Photo by Agung Parameswara/Getty Images)
With the Washington Monument and Jefferson Memorial in the background, the fountain on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, is dyed green for St. Patrick's Day, Tuesday, March 17, 2015, prior to President Barack Obama's motorcade taking the president to Capitol Hill for a "Friends of Ireland" luncheon. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
A maintenance worker waters a rooftop garden on a building in the central business district of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, March 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
In this Tuesday, March 10, 2015 photo, Gary Gustafson, 58, leads Linda Dewey, 54, up an icy trail on the summit cone of Mount Washington in New Hampshire. The hikers waited about four weeks for a calm day before attempting the mountain that is notorious for its erratic weather. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
A tourist, right, rides a horse-drawn carriage locally known as "Kalesa" around the historic walled city of Intramuros in Manila, Philippines on Monday, March 16, 2015. The tour costs P350 (about US$8) per passenger. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 20: Three members of The Druid Order walk in procession towards Tower Hill to celebrate the Spring Equinox on March 20, 2015 in London, England. The Spring Equinox, which celebrates new life, fertility and when daytime and night are of equal duration, is celebrated at numerous locations throughout the country. The Druid Order have been holding public ceremonies in London since 1717. (Photo by Rob Stothard/Getty Images)
A father and son (L) on a makeshift boat made from styrofoam paddle through a garbage filled river as they collect plastic bottles that they can sell in junkshops in Manila on March 19, 2015. They earn three US dollars a day. The Philippines will be observing World Water day on March 22, a global event that focuses on finding access to clean and safe water. AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELIS (Photo credit should read NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)
The Northern Lights (Aurora borealis) are seen on the sky above Pilisszentkereszt, 26 kms north of Budapest, Hungary, Wednesday morning, March 18, 2015. Photo was taken from the viewpoint of Dobogoko in Salgotarjan. (AP Photo/MTI,Balazs Mohai)
Rescue personnel work at the site where a tourist bus crashed killing at least 54 people, near the city of Joinville, southern state of Santa Catarina, Brazil, Sunday, March 15, 2015. The Brazilian government raised the death toll of a bus accident to 54 while police continued their search for more victims Sunday in the rugged lands of southern Brazil. The dead include at least eight young children, three adolescents, 24 women and 14 men, the government of Santa Catarina state said in a statement earlier Sunday, when the death toll stood at 49. (AP Photo/Eduardo Valente-Agencia O Globo) BRAZIL OUT
Chinese paramilitary policemen watch over Tiananmen Square from a rooftop across from the Great Hall of the People, as the sun rises ahead of the closing ceremony of the annual National People's Congress at the hall, in Beijing Sunday, March 15, 2015. Premier Li Keqiang expressed determination Sunday to press ahead with reforms meant to reduce the Chinese government's role in the economy in hopes of spurring growth despite what he acknowledged would be pain for "vested interests" that benefit from regulation. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
Air Force One, carrying President Barack Obama to Cleveland flies over a frozen Lake Erie, Wednesday, March 18, 2015. Obama is traveling to Cleveland to talk about the economy and the middle class. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
A man looks through a window of a building with a banner depicting a Russian tank on it during celebrations in Sevastopol on March 18, 2015, to mark one year since Russia's President Vladimir Putin signed off on the annexation of Crimea in a epochal shift that ruptured ties with Ukraine and the West. AFP PHOTO / MAX VETROV (Photo credit should read MAX VETROV/AFP/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, VA - MARCH 18: A U.S. Army honor guard escorts the caisson carrying a casket with the remains of eight airmen who were listed as missing in action during a burial service at Arlington National Cemetery March 18, 2015 in Arlington, Virginia. The remains of the airmen were recently located and recovered in Madang province, New Guinea. The airmen were aboard an B-24 Liberator on April 10, 1944 when their aircraft was shot down on a mission to attack an anti-aircraft site at Hansa Bay. The missing airmen who were buried today with full military honors are Army Air Forces 1st Lt. William D. Bernier of Augusta, Montana.; 1st Lt. Bryant E. Poulsen of Salt Lake City, Utah; 1st Lt. Herbert V. Young Jr. of Clarkdale, Arizona; Tech Sgt. Charles L. Johnston of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Tech Sgt. Hugh F. Moore of Elkton, Maryland; Staff Sgt. John E. Copeland of Dearing, Kansas; Staff Sgt. Charles J. Jones of Athens, Georgia; and Staff Sgt. Charles A. Gardner of San Francisco, California. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Alenia Aermacchi SpA MB-339 aircraft, operated by the United Arab Emirates Air Force's Al Fursan team, perform in an aerial display at the Langkawi International Maritime And Aerospace Exhibition in Langkawi, Malaysia, on Wednesday, March 18, 2015. The biennial show runs through March 21. Photographer: Charles Pertwee/Bloomberg via Getty Images
A child climbs on a block of earth under a uprooted tree near Port Vila on March 19, 2015 after Severe Tropical Cyclone Pam hit the Pacific nation of Vanuatu. Vanuatu has hit out at aid groups swarming the cyclone-ravaged Pacific nation over a lack of coordination, which it said cost precious time getting help to those in need, while warning food will run out in a week. AFP PHOTO / FRED PAYET (Photo credit should read FRED PAYET/AFP/Getty Images)
A young girl plays in an artificial waterfall on a hot day in Kuala Lumpur on March 18, 2015. Malaysia is currently experiencing a hot and dry weather spell. AFP PHOTO / MANAN VATSYAYANA (Photo credit should read MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images)
A melter puts sand on flowing steel at a furnace of German steel technology group Salzgitter AG in Salzgitter March 17, 2015. The company will present its annual report on March 27, 2015. AFP PHOTO / TOBIAS SCHWARZ (Photo credit should read TOBIAS SCHWARZ/AFP/Getty Images)
KAILI, CHINA - MARCH 17: (CHINA OUT) Thousands of kilograms of catfish scatter across the road in the Kaili Development Zone in Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture on March 17, 2015 in Kaili, Guizhou province of China. A truck carried 6,800 kilograms of catfish on the road and the truck door opened due to sudden reasons which caused the catfish scattering to the ground. With the help of fire crews of Development Zone Squadron in Qiandongnan Fire Detachment and local people, the catfish were loaded on the truck again. (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)
BEIJING, CHINA - MARCH 19:A Tibetan Buddhist monk waits inside a temple before taking part in the Beating Ghosts ritual at the Lama Temple, or Yonghegong on March 19, 2015 in Beijing, China. The ritual is held on the the 29th day of the first month after Losar, or New Year and is meant to expel evil spirits. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)
A solar eclipse is seen through a dark glass plate in Sarajevo, Bosnia, on Friday, March 20, 2015. Solar eclipse is darkening parts of Europe on Friday in a rare solar event that won't be repeated for more than a decade.(AP Photo/Amel Emric)
Police block protesters from reaching Independence Plaza, where they wanted to protest the government of President Rafael Correa outside the presidential palace, in downtown Quito, Ecuador, Thursday, March 19, 2015. Demonstrators are protesting government proposed laws, including a labor law, an initiative on land ownership and a series of constitutional reforms that would allow indefinite reelection for all elected officials. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)
A young woman walks in view of Old Main on the Penn State University campus during a snowstorm Friday, March 20, 2015, in State College, Pa. Forecasters say a storm will dump up to 6 inches of snow on the Northeast and mid-Atlantic on Friday. New England will be on the lower end of the snow totals but even Boston, which has seen a record 108.6 inches of snow, could get an inch or more. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

From toddlers playing with their pet lions in Gaza, to the striking aurora borealis around Europe and beyond, it was certainly a busy week for photojournalists around the world.

Click through the slideshow and captions above to see some of the best photography from this week's biggest news stories, and be sure to check back next weekend to see our favorite photos from the next seven days.

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A Russia-backed rebel smokes inside an entrenched position of the front line, as the sound of sporadic shelling, automatic weapons and sniper fire could be heard, on the outskirts of Donetsk, Ukraine, Sunday, March 8, 2015. More than 6,000 people have died in eastern Ukraine since the start of the conflict almost a year ago that has led to a "merciless devastation of civilian lives and infrastructure," according to the U.N. human rights office.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Police stand near the building Sunday, March 8, 2015, in Madison, Wis., where Tony Robinson was killed. Robinson, a 19-year-old black man, died Friday night after being shot by a police officer in an apartment during a confrontation. (AP Photo/Andy Manis)
President Barack Obama embraces Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., after Lewis introduced the president with an emotional speech by the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., on the 50th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday," a landmark event of the civil rights movement, Saturday, March 7, 2015. Rep. Lewis was beaten during "Bloody Sunday" and is a leader of the civil rights movement. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, in front of a television camera and the control light in foreground, attends a news conference during a meeting with the heads of international finance and trade organizations, World Bank, World Trade Organization, International Monetary Fund, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the International Labour Organization at the chancellery in Berlin, Wednesday, March 11, 2015. (AP Photo / Markus Schreiber)
A helicopter flies over New York City as the moon rises near a building seen from Jersey City, N.J., Friday, March 13, 2015. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Children play by the makeshift mosque in the Zafaye refugee camp, some 15 kms (10 miles) from downtown N'djamena, Chad, Wednesday March 11, 2015. Over 5000 refugees of Chadian descent who fled the fighting in Central African Republic have been living in the camp for over a year. Chad is also hosting thousands of refugees fleeing the current Boko Haram fighting in Nigeria. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
ZHEZKAZGAN, KAZAKHSTAN - MARCH 12: In this handout provided by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the Soyuz TMA-14M spacecraft is seen as it lands with Expedition 42 commander Barry Wilmore of NASA, Alexander Samokutyaev of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) and Elena Serova of Roscosmos March 12, 2015 near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan. NASA astronaut Wilmore and Russian cosmonauts Samokutyaev and Serova are returning after nearly six months onboard the International Space Station where they served as members of the Expedition 41 and 42 crews. (Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)
A protester yells at police outside the Ferguson Police Department, Wednesday, March 11, 2015, in Ferguson, Mo. Earlier in the day, the resignation of Ferguson police chief Thomas Jackson was announced in the wake of a scathing Justice Department report prompted by the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
People take part in a candlelight vigil Thursday, March 12, 2015, in Ferguson, Mo. Two police officers were shot early Thursday morning in front of the Ferguson Police Department during a protest following the resignation of the city's police chief in the wake of a U.S. Justice Department report. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
A man works amid the wreckage of two helicopters which collided mid-air near Villa Castelli, in the Argentine province of La Rioja, on March 10, 2015. The two helicopters collided in northern Argentina, killing 10 people including a group of French sports stars participating in a reality TV show, officials said. AFP PHOTO / JUAN MABROMATA (Photo credit should read JUAN MABROMATA/AFP/Getty Images)
A South Korean military officer runs to his position during the joint commission ceremony of 6,478 new military officers of the army, navy, air force and marines at the military headquarters in Gyeryong, south of Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, March 12, 2015. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
BEIJING, CHINA - MARCH 13: Attendants prepare tea for delegates ahead of the closing session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference at the Great Hall of the People on March 13, 2015 in Beijing, China. Over 2,000 members of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative, a political advisory body, are attending the annual session, during which they will discuss the development of China. (Photo by Feng Li/Getty Images)
Student protesters try to speak to their family members from a prison vehicle as they are transported to a court in Letpadan on March 11, 2015. Anxious families of scores of arrested Myanmar activists on March 11 sought news of relatives detained by police in a violent student protest crackdown, which sparked international condemnation and fears of a return to junta-era repression. AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung THU (Photo credit should read Ye Aung Thu/AFP/Getty Images)
A female African penguin chick takes its first public swim at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco, Wednesday, March 11, 2015. Three penguin chicks, a male and female that hatched in November 2014 and a male in December, have learned to swim and eat fish behind the scenes and will join 14 adults in the colony. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 11: People eat lunch along the East River in lower Manhattan on a day when temperatures reached the upper 50's in New York on March 11, 2015 in New York City. After an unusually cold and snowy winter, New Yorkers are welcoming the recent spate of warm and sunny days. Spring officially begins on March 20th. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
The reflection of a French soldier and the Neuve Chapelle Indian Monument is reflected in the bell of a musical instrument during a WWI commemoration ceremony at the Neuve Chapelle Indian Memorial in Neuve Chapelle, France on Friday, March 13, 2015. The Memorial commemorates over 4,700 Indian soldiers and workers who lost their lives on the Western Front during WWI and have no known grave. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
A column of ash and smoke erupts from the Turrialba volcano in Turrialba, Costa Rica, Thursday, March 12, 2015. The volcano erupted three times Thursday and state observers recorded a smaller eruption Friday morning. Costa Rican officials have closed the country's principle airport in the capital of San Jose after the eruption filled the sky with ash. The country's public education ministry suspended classes Friday at 12 schools near the volcano. (AP Photo/Grupo Nacion, Alonso Tenorio)

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