WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: President-elect Donald J. Trump arrive at the inauguration of Donald J. Trump at the United States Capitol on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. Donald J. Trump became the 45th president of the United States. (Photo by Doug Mills - Pool/Getty Images)
U.S. President Barack Obama departs the Oval Office for the final time as sitting president, at the White House in Washington, U.S. January 20, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A displaced child who fled the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul looks through a tent's window at Khazer camp, Iraq, January 20, 2017. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
TOPSHOT - A sun bear is offered chocolate by a visitor in its enclosure at a zoo in Bandung on January 18, 2017.
Animal rights activists on January 18 demanded the closure of an Indonesian zoo after skeletal sun bears were pictured begging for food from visitors and eating their own dung. / AFP / TIMUR MATAHARI (Photo credit should read TIMUR MATAHARI/AFP/Getty Images)
MADRID, SPAIN - 2017/01/17: A priest blessed the dog. Every year, hundreds of animals are blessed by the priest of the church of San Antonio in Madrid. It is a popular tradition. San Antonio is the saint of animals. (Photo by Jesï¿½s Calonge/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)
A man makes a snow angel in front of the "Puente Nuevo" (New Bridge) during a snowfall in Ronda, near Malaga, Spain January 19, 2017. REUTERS/Jon Nazca TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
MURCIA, SPAIN - JANUARY 19: A car that lays flipped over next to an agricultural field of broccoli in the countryside on January 19, 2017 near Caravaca de la Cruz, in Murcia province, Spain. The cold weather has brought rare snow alerts to South East Spain. Some food suppliers and supermarkets have warned that the recent bad weather in Italy and Spain may significantly increase the price of vegetables across northern Europe. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)
A picture taken on January 17, 2017 shows a murmuration of starlings in the sky of Pontevedra, northwestern Spain. / AFP / MIGUEL RIOPA (Photo credit should read MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - US President-elect Donald Trump speaks at the Chairman's Global Dinner, a black-tie, invitation-only dinner aimed at introducing foreign diplomats to the team tasked with implementing the 'America First' policies of the next administration, in Washington, DC on January 17, 2017. / AFP / JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
A horse rolls around the snow on its paddock near Ruderatshofen, southern Germany, on January 15, 2017. / AFP / dpa / Karl-Josef Hildenbrand / Germany OUT (Photo credit should read KARL-JOSEF HILDENBRAND/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 18: Donald Trump Jr. arrives at Trump Tower on January 18, 2017 in New York City. President-elect Donald Trump is to be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States on January 20. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
BERLIN, GERMANY - JANUARY 19: A passersby lights a candle at a memorial for the Christmas market terror attack victims at Breitscheidplatz on January 19, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. On December 19, 2016 Anis Amri, a Tunisian radical, drove a heavy truck into a crowded Christmas market at Breitscheidplatz, killing 12 people and injured 50. (Photo by Steffi Loos/Getty Images)
Federal police officers stand guard on top of pick up trucks near the jail where Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was imprisoned before being extradited to the United States on Thursday, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico January 19, 2017. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 13: NYPD helicopters fly over Midtown to honor Detective Steven McDonald on January 13, 2017 in New York City. McDonald, who remained on the police force after being shot on July 12, 1986 and left paralyzed from the neck down, died on Tuesday at the age of 59. (Photo by Afton Almaraz/Getty Images)
An aerial view of a winter landscape is on January 17, 2017 near Treplin. / AFP / dpa / Patrick Pleul / Germany OUT (Photo credit should read PATRICK PLEUL/AFP/Getty Images)
JOINT BASE ANDREWS, MD - JANUARY 19: (AFP OUT) US President-elect Donald J. Trump and US Vice President-elect Mike Pence participate in a wreath laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery on January 19, 2017 in Arlington, Virginia. Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to come to the National Mall to witness Trump being sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. (Photo by Chris Kleponis-Pool/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - Police officers remove activists during an anti death penalty protest at the US Supreme Court January 17, 2017 in Washington, DC. / AFP / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: President Barack Obama (R) gives Michelle Obama a kiss as they wait for President-elect Donald Trump and wife Melania at the White House before the inauguration on January 20, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Trump becomes the 45th President of the United States. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - Aerial view taken on January 18, 2017 with a drone shows the Marienburg Castle near Pattensen, northern Germany, standing amidst a snow-covered forest. / AFP / dpa / Julian Stratenschulte / Germany OUT (Photo credit should read JULIAN STRATENSCHULTE/AFP/Getty Images)
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and his wife Melania stand before the llikeness of Abraham Lincoln as they arrive at the "Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration" from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, U.S., January 19, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Segar - TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
People watch a large fire at Senen market from the roof of a nearby shopping mall in Jakarta, Indonesia January 19, 2017. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
TOPSHOT - Yemeni female fighters supporting the Shiite Huthi rebels, and carrying weapons used for ceremonial purposes, take part in an anti-Saudi rally in the capital Sanaa on January 17, 2017. / AFP / Mohammed HUWAIS (Photo credit should read MOHAMMED HUWAIS/AFP/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - A block of ice with a frozen fox stands in Fridingen, southern Germany, on January 13, 2017.
The fox fell through thin ice on the river Danube on December 9, 2016 and drowned. / AFP / dpa / Johannes STEHLE / Germany OUT (Photo credit should read JOHANNES STEHLE/AFP/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - A sculptor carries the head of the waxwork model of US President-elect Donald Trump ahead of its unveiling at the Grevin museum in Paris on January 19, 2017. / AFP / CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT (Photo credit should read CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT/AFP/Getty Images)
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We now head into the weekend with a new president, as the world watched Donald Trump take the oath of office on Friday afternoon to be inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States.
Prior to his inauguration, President Trump participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery on Thursday. He also stopped by the Lincoln Memorial during the welcome celebration for his inauguration and spoke at the Chairman's Global Dinner.
Former President Barack Obama was also in the spotlight these past few days, as he left the White House for the final time and assisted in the peaceful transition of power to the Trump administration.
Click through the slideshow above for photos from all of these events and more around the world, and be sure to check back next weekend for our selection of the best photography from the coming seven days.