Photos of the week: 1/27 - 2/3

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WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 02: (AFP OUT) U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the National Prayer Breakfast February 2, 2017 in Washington, DC. Every U.S. president since Dwight Eisenhower has addressed the annual event. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
BEIJING, CHINA - FEBRUARY 1: Sparks fly as Chinese dragon dancers perform at a fair at a local park on the fifth day of the Chinese Lunar New Year on February 1, 2017 in Beijing, China. China is marking the year of the Fire Rooster. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 01: New York City Police Officers Aml Elsokary (left) and Maritza Morales wear American Flag head scarfs at an event at City Hall for World Hijab Day on February 1, 2017 in New York City. The day was started five years ago when a Muslim in New York invited other women to experience what it is like to wear a hijab every day in America. The day is now celebrated in cities around the world. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
ANYANG, CHINA - JANUARY 31: Folk artists perform molten iron fireworks at a scenic area in Neihuang County to celebrate the Lunar New Year on January 31, 2017 in Anyang, Henan Province of China. Folk artists use planks to throw molten iron to form spark-like fireworks during the Chinese New Year celebrations. (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)
AVDIIVKA, UKRAINE - FEBRUARY 1: Residents enter a tent where free bread is being distributed on February 1, 2017 in Avdiivka, Ukraine. The conflict with Russia-backed rebels has intensified dramatically in the front-line town over the past several days, leaving residents without heat or electricity in frigid temperatures. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)
AVDIIVKA, UKRAINE - FEBRUARY 1: (EDITORS NOTE: Image depicts death.) Nadiya Volkova, 24, grieves over the body of her mother Katya Volkova, 60, who was killed by shelling at around 7:30am as she walked to the store on February 1, 2017 in Avdiivka, Ukraine. The conflict with Russia-backed rebels has intensified dramatically in the front-line town over the past several days, leaving residents without heat or electricity in frigid temperatures. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 29: Actors Simon Helberg (L) and Jocelyn Towne attend The 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 29, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. 26592_008 (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
TELFORD, ENGLAND - JANUARY 29: A competitor plunges into the mud during the Tough Guy Challenge at South Perton Farm on January 29, 2017 in Telford, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)
Protestors rally during a demonstration against the Muslim immigration ban at John F. Kennedy International Airport on January 28, 2017 in New York City. President Trump signed the controversial executive order that halted refugees and residents from predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States. (Photo by Zach D Roberts/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND - JANUARY 29: A kite enthusiast flies his kite during Kite Day at New Brighton Beach on January 29, 2017 in Christchurch, New Zealand. Kite makers and enthusiasts from accross New Zealand gather at this annual event. (Photo by Kai Schwoerer/Getty Images)
Protestors rally during a demonstration against the Muslim immigration ban at John F. Kennedy International Airport on January 28, 2017 in New York City. President Trump signed the controversial executive order that halted refugees and residents from predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States. (Photo by Zach D Roberts/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Protestors rally during a demonstration against the Muslim immigration ban at John F. Kennedy International Airport on January 28, 2017 in New York City. President Trump signed the controversial executive order that halted refugees and residents from predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States. (Photo by Zach D Roberts/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 28: President Donald Trump speaks on the phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Oval Office of the White House, January 28, 2017 in Washington, DC. On Saturday, President Trump is making several phone calls with world leaders from Japan, Germany, Russia, France and Australia. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 27: Thousands of people march on Constitution Avenue during the March for Life, January 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. This year marks the 44th anniversary of the landmark Roe v. Wade Supreme Court case, which established a woman's constitutional right to an abortion. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 27: British Prime Minister Theresa May with U.S. President Donald Trump walk along The Colonnade at The White House on January 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. British Prime Minister Theresa May is on a two-day visit to the United States and will be the first world leader to meet with President Donald Trump. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
TIJUANA, MEXICO - JANUARY 27: A view of the US-Mexican border fence at Playas de Tijuana on January 27, 2017 in Tijuana, Mexico. U.S. President Donald Trump announced a proposal to impose a 20 percent tax on all imported goods from Mexico to pay for the border wall between the United States and Mexico. Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto canceled a planned meeting with President Trump over who would pay for Trump's campaign promise to build a border wall. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
LEIPZIG, GERMANY - JANUARY 27: People look at a large-scale 360 degree panorama presentation of the Titanic shipwreck by artist Yadegar Asisi during a press preview on January 27, 2017 in Leipzig, Germany. The view of the wreck simulates a vantage point 3,800 meters below sea level and the work is meant to illustrate mankind's hubris in seeking to overcome the laws of nature. Yadegar Asisi has created a variety of large-scale panoramas in recent years that deal with significant historical events. The Titanic panorama will open to the public on January 28. (Photo by Jens Schlueter/Getty Images)
A protester holds a Palestinian flag as he stands amidst tear gas fired by Israeli troops during clashes following a protest against the near-by Jewish settlement of Qadomem, in the West Bank village of Kofr Qadom near Nablus February 3, 2017. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A mourner reacts during a funeral ceremony for three of the victims of the deadly shooting at the Quebec Islamic Cultural Centre, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, February 2, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Wattie TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A lion in its cage looks at a dead lioness in a grave at Mosul's zoo, Iraq, February 2, 2017. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Waves hit a train during heavy seas and high winds in Dawlish in south west Britain, February 2, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Handler John Griffiths introduces Punxsutawney Phil to the crowd at Gobbler's Knob on the 131st Groundhog Day in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, U.S. February 2, 2017. Punxsutawney Phil, a famed U.S. groundhog emerged from his burrow on Thursday and predicted six more weeks of winter weather. REUTERS/Alan Freed TPX
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un gives field guidance to Pyongyang Orphans' Primary School, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) February 2, 2017. KCNA via REUTERS
Israeli police remove a pro-settlement activist during an operation by Israeli forces to evict settlers from the illegal outpost of Amona in the occupied West Bank February 1, 2017. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Nearly 2,000 people float in a line setting a new Guinness world record for the most people floating while holding hands in Lake Epecuen, a salty lake, near Carhue, Argentina, January 29, 2017 in this handout supplied by Prensa Municipio Adolfo Alsina. Picture taken January 29, 2017. Prensa Municipio Adolfo Alsina/Handout via Reuters ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Azzedine Najd (R) and his wife Fadwa Achmaoui look at the memorial near the site of a fatal shooting at the Quebec Islamic Cultural Centre in Quebec City, Canada, January 31, 2017. REUTERS/Mathieu Belanger TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Ilan Bachrach holds a sign protesting the presidency of U.S. President Donald Trump on the steps of Federal Hall during a snow fall in New York, U.S., January 31, 2017. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A woman greets her mother after she arrived from Dubai on Emirates Flight 203 at John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens, New York, U.S., January 28, 2017. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
The remains of the Tomb of Prophet Yunus, destroyed by Islamic State militants, in Mosul, Iraq, January 28, 2017. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
U.S. President Donald Trump looks on following a swearing-in ceremony for Defense Secretary James Mattis at the Pentagon in Washington, U.S., January 27, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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The past week in news has certainly been historic.

Several rallies and protests, from the annual March for Life to impromptu crowds at New York City's John F. Kennedy International Airport, took place. The latter group of people were objecting President Trump's immigration ban, which caused several people to be detained at airports across the country.

Celebrities also took to protesting the travel ban at the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday.

Elsewhere around the world, the Chinese Lunar New Year was commemorated and Kite Day, an annual event, brought out enthusiasts in New Zealand. The holiday of Groundhog Day in the United States also occurred, with Punxsutawney Phil the groundhog predicting six more weeks of winter.

Take a look at the slideshow above to see photos from all of these stories and more, and be sure to check back next week for our selection of the best photography from the coming days.

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