Photos of the week: 3/5 - 3/11

Photos of the week for 3/11
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Photos of the week: 3/5 - 3/11
TOPSHOT - Bystanders watch a solar total eclipse through cloudy conditions in Palembang on March 9, 2016. A total solar eclipse swept across the vast Indonesian archipelago, witnessed by tens of thousands of sky gazers and marked by parties, Muslim prayers and tribal rituals. / AFP / ABDUL QODIR (Photo credit should read ABDUL QODIR/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 08: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama takes selfies with women while visiting the Union Market to celebrate International Women's Day, March 8, 2016 in Washington, DC. U.S. first lady Obama spoke to women gathered to mark the first anniversary of the Let Girls Learn initiative. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
An international hot air balloonist makes a final check before inflating during the International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta in Putrajaya on March 11, 2016. The event is taking place from March 11 to 13. / AFP / MANAN VATSYAYANA (Photo credit should read MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images)
ROTORUA, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 10: A rider practices the downhill course on Day Two of the Crankworx Mountainbike Festival on March 10, 2016 in Rotorua, New Zealand. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - An eagle of the Guard from Above company, grasps a drone during a police exercise in Katwijk, on March 7, 2016. The bird of prey can get drones from the air by catching them with his legs. / AFP / ANP / Koen van Weel / Netherlands OUT (Photo credit should read KOEN VAN WEEL/AFP/Getty Images)
SENDAI, JAPAN - MARCH 11: A woman throws a flower bunch at Fukanuma beach on March 11, 2016 in Sendai, Japan. Today marks the fifth anniversary of the magnitude 9.0 earthquake and tsunami which claimed the lives of 15,894, and the subsequent damage to the reactors at TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. Approximately 174,000 people are still forced to live as evacuees as of February 2016. (Photo by Ken Ishii/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - An arctic weasel runs on the snowy beach of Unstad , Lofoten Island, in the Arctic Circle, on March 8, 2016. / AFP / OLIVIER MORIN (Photo credit should read OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 10: A squirrel walks along the collonade outside the Oval Office as U.S. President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hold a joint press conference in the Rose Garden of the White House March 10, 2016 in Washington, DC. Trudeau and Obama met privately in the Oval Office prior to the press conference. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
A sheep looks out of his shelter in the snowy bay of Unstad, Lofoten Island, in Arctic Circle, on March 8, 2016. / AFP / OLIVIER MORIN (Photo credit should read OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 08: (EDITORS NOTE: Image was altered with digital filters.) Ducks on the pond in Wandsworth Common early in the morning on March 8, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
A family sits around a bonfire among other migrants and refugees, at the makeshift camp of the Greek-Macedonian border, near the village of Idomeni, on March 8, 2016, where thousands of refugees and migrants are trapped by the Balkans border blockade. The head of the UN refugee agency on March 8 said he was 'deeply concerned' by a proposed deal between the EU and Ankara to curb the migrant crisis that would involve people being sent back to Turkey. / AFP / DIMITAR DILKOFF (Photo credit should read DIMITAR DILKOFF/AFP/Getty Images)
BEIJING, CHINA - MARCH 07: (CHINA OUT) A meteorite-shaped cloud floats in the blue sky at nightfall on March 7, 2016 in Beijing, China. (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - A boy stands among tents during a foggy morning at a makeshift camp at the Greek-Macedonian border near the Greek village of Idomeni on March 8, 2016, where thousands of refugees and migrants are trapped by the Balkan border blockade. European Union leaders on Monday hailed a 'breakthrough' in talks with Turkey on a deal to curb the migrant crisis but delayed a decision until a summit next week to flesh out the details of Ankara's new demands. / AFP / DIMITAR DILKOFF (Photo credit should read DIMITAR DILKOFF/AFP/Getty Images)
JISR AZ ZARQA, ISRAEL - MARCH 07: An Arab Israeli man rides a horse on the beach on March 7, 2016 in the Arab Israeli Town of Jisr az Zarqa, Israel. Jisr az-Zarqa is the only remaining Arab town in Israel located on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, Located just north of Caesarea within the Haifa District.(Photo by Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images)

Several notable events made headlines around the world this week, including the total solar eclipse over Asia and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's visit to the White House. We also saw the 2016 presidential hopefuls continuing on the campaign trail, severe weather around the world, and developments from the migrant crisis in Europe and the Middle East.

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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