Photos of the week: 1/29 - 2/5

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Photos of the week: 1/29 - 2/5
A young tourist looks at a shark at the Underwater Observatory Marine Park aquarium in the Israeli resort city of Eilat, on the shore of the Red Sea, on February 1, 2016. / AFP / MENAHEM KAHANA (Photo credit should read MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images)
KUNMING, CHINA - JANUARY 31: (CHINA OUT) Artists play violins for passengers on a passenger flight on January 31, 2016 in Kunming, Yunnan Province of China. Artists held a spring concert for the passengers on an airplane from Kunming to Hangzhou on January 31. (Photo by Liu Ranyang/CNSPHOTO/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - FEBRUARY 3: Council workers clearing up the camp after the evacuation by Gendarmes of a Roma refugees' camp deemed insecure and unsanitary, on former railway tracks along Boulevard Ney in northern Paris, early on February 3, 2016. Hundreds were evacuated and the Paris prefecture said every family would be rehoused. (Photo by Geoffroy Van der Hasselt/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
VENEZUELA, CARACAS - FEBRUARY 02: A health employee fumigates against Aedes Aegypti mosquito at a bulding in Caracas, Venezuela on February 2, 2016. Venezuela has recorded 4,700 suspected cases of people infected by the Zika virus according to spokespersons. (Photo by Carlos Becerra/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
EHUD, ISRAEL - FEBRUARY 04: Relatives and family members seen mourning during the funeral of Hadar Cohen on February 4, 2016 in Ehud, Israel. Hadar Cohen was killed yesterday by 3 Palestinians as they carried out an attack at Damascus gate in Old City of Jerusalem. (Photo by Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images)
AL ZUBARAH FORT, QATAR - FEBRUARY 04: The peloton ride through the Qatar desert during stage 3 of the 2016 Ladies Tour of Qatar from Al Zubarah Fort to Madinat Al Shamal on February 4, 2016 in Al Zubarah Fort, Qatar. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
SALTBURN-BY-THE-SEA, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 02: A man stands on top of a hill as ice particle iridescence is seen in high-level Nacreous clouds on February 02, 2016 in Saltburn-by-the-Sea, England. The rare effect is caused by the diffraction of sunlight in the ice crystals that form the Nacreous clouds at high altitudes. (Photo by Ian Forsyth/Getty Images)
A clearance diver of the French Navy works to neutralise a shell from the second World War found under water off Marseille, southern France on February 2, 2016. About fifty shells dating back to World War II have been discovered by divers of the marine battalion brigade of Marseille a few hundred meters from the shore. / AFP / BORIS HORVAT (Photo credit should read BORIS HORVAT/AFP/Getty Images)
EXETER, NH - FEBRUARY 04: People listen as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Exeter Town Hall on February 4, 2016 in Exeter, New Hampshire. Democratic and Republican Presidential candidates are stumping for votes throughout New Hampshire leading up to the Presidential Primary on February 9th. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

This week's news headlines were dominated by the ongoing worldwide Zika virus epidemic, as well as the amping up of the 2016 United States presidential candidates' campaigning in Iowa and New Hampshire. We also saw severe weather in California and Arizona, rare Nacreous clouds in England, and former Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli appearing in court.

Click through the slideshow above to see scenes from all of these stories and more, and be sure to check back next weekend for our selection of the best photography from the next seven days.

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