Photos of the week: 4/14 - 4/21

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Photos of the week: 4/14 - 4/21
SAUSALITO, CA - APRIL 20: An Elephant Seal pup sits in holding pen at the Marine Mammal Center on April 20, 2017 in Sausalito, California. The Marine Mammal center has seen a surge in orphaned and injured Elephant Seal pups following heavy storm activity and rough surf that could have swept the young seals away from their mothers. The Marine Mammal Center currently has 113 elephant seals in rehabilitation compared to 100 this time last year. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - US President Donald Trump waves as he boards Air Force One prior to departing from Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland, April 18, 2017, as he travels to Wisconsin. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
ANKARA, TURKEY - APRIL 17: The crowd, who are celebrating the results of the referendum, listen to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (not seen) at the Presidential Complex in Ankara, Turkey on April 17, 2017. (Photo by Binnur Ege Gurun/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 17: U.S. President Donald Trump (C) delivers remarks from the Truman Balcony with first lady Melania Trump and their son Barron Trump (L) during the 139th Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House April 17, 2017 in Washington, DC. The White House said 21,000 people are expected to attend the annual tradition of rolling colored eggs down the White House lawn that was started by President Rutherford B. Hayes in 1878. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
INDIO, CA - APRIL 16: Festivalgoers attend day 3 of the Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival (Weekend 1) at the Empire Polo Club on April 16, 2017 in Indio, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Coachella)
WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - APRIL 16: Pilot Michael Loy checks his balloon High Kitty before flying in the Meander over Martinborough event at the Wairarapa Balloon Festival on April 16, 2017 in Martinborough, New Zealand. The Wairarapa Balloon Festival is an annual event and this year features two special international balloons - High Kitty from the United States, and Alien Rocket from Canada. The festival runs from 13 - 17 April, 2017. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - APRIL 15: People gather for the Tax March rally on the west lawn of the Capitol to call on President Trump to release his tax returns, April 15, 2017. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
MOSUL, IRAQ - APRIL 15: Men listen for their names to be called out by a camp official overseeing the return of refugees to recaptured parts of Mosul on April 15, 2017 near Mosul, Iraq. Khazir camp, with a capacity of roughly 30,000 and along with several other camps near the city of Mosul, provides home for the approximately 300,000 people who have fled Iraq's second largest city as Iraqi government forces continue the military campaign to recapture the city from Islamic State who captured it in 2014. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - Korean People's Army (KPA) soldiers watch a military parade marking the 105th anniversary of the birth of late North Korean leader Kim Il-Sung, in Pyongyang on April 15, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / ED JONES (Photo credit should read ED JONES/AFP/Getty Images)
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un waves from a balcony of the Grand People's Study house following a military parade marking the 105th anniversary of the birth of late North Korean leader Kim Il-Sung, in Pyongyang on April 15, 2017. Kim saluted as ranks of goose-stepping soldiers followed by tanks and other military hardware paraded in Pyongyang for a show of strength with tensions mounting over his nuclear ambitions. / AFP PHOTO / ED JONES (Photo credit should read ED JONES/AFP/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - People cheers as the Turkish president delivers a speech in Istanbul, on April 15, 2017, during a rally prior to the constitutional referendum. The referendum on April 16, will take place under a state of emergency that has been in place since last summer's failed coup which has seen some 47,000 arrested in the biggest crackdown in Turkey's history. / AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILIC (Photo credit should read BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images)
Military cadets carry a toy car in a park in central Kiev, Ukraine, April 21, 2017. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Masked police stand on top of their vehicle on the Champs Elysees Avenue after two policemen were killed and another wounded in a shooting incident in Paris, France, April 20, 2017. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A demonstrator throws back a tear gas grenade while clashing with riot police during the so-called "mother of all marches" against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela April 19, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A migrant child sits on the deck of the Malta-based NGO Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) ship Phoenix as it arrives with migrants and bodies on board, in Augusta, Italy April 19, 2017. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lup TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Members of the Samaritan sect take part in a traditional pilgrimage marking the holiday of Passover atop Mount Gerizim, near the West Bank city of Nablus April 17, 2017. REUTERS/Abed Omar Qusini TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Aya Hijazi, founder of Belady, an NGO that promotes a better life for street children, sits reading a book inside a holding cell as she faces trial on charges of human trafficking at a courthouse in Cairo, Egypt March 23, 2017. Picture taken March 23, 2017. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Men share an ice-cream in Pyongyang, North Korea April 16, 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Christian worshippers react as they take part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City April 15, 2017 REUTERS/Amir Cohen TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 20: Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson looks up at the ornate ceiling as he walks with Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Paul Ryan in the Foreign Office on April 20, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Pohle - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 16: Luigi Pertrilli drinks a pint of beer whilst dressed like Jesus in The Trinity pub during the Christathon X pub crawl on April 16, 2017 in London, England. The Christathon pub crawl is celebrating its tenth year this year and sees participants dress as Jesus and visit pubs on Easter Sunday around the British capital whilst donating collections from those involved to the charity Save the Children. (Photo by Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images)
A boy is silhouetted as he plays on a swing during sunset hours near a mosque in Karachi, Pakistan April 21, 2017. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
U.S. President Donald Trump holds up a New England Patriots jersey as Head Coach Bill Belichick (L) watches during an event honoring the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 19, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Egyptian soldiers assist U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis (C) as he places a wreath at the Unknown Soldier Memorial in Cairo, Egypt, April 20, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Iraqi displaced who fled the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul are seen in a mirror at Khazer camp, Iraq April 21, 2017. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A damaged window is pictured on the Champs Elysees Avenue the day after a policeman was killed and two others were wounded in a shooting incident in Paris, France, April 21, 2017. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
French President Francois Hollande (C) and Interior Minister Matthias Fekl (L) speak with policemen at Paris police headquarters the day after a policeman was killed and two others were wounded in a shooting incident on the Champs Elysees Avenue in Paris, April 21, 2017. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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Politics took center stage this week around the globe. The world was given a rare glimpse into North Korea, while President Trump hosted the White House's annual Easter Egg Roll and honored the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots. Defense Secretary James Mattis traveled to Egypt, and the citizens of Turkey voted in a historical constitutional referendum.

In France, a police officer was killed in a shooting on the Champs Elysees. The shooter reportedly had ties to the Islamic State.

In many countries, the holidays of Passover and Easter were commemorated during one of the holiest weeks of the year.

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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