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18 Breathtaking Photos You Missed This Week

Holi festival, New Zealand mourns, and signs of spring in California, to name a few.

With the crazy news cycle nowadays, it’s easy to miss the images that fly under the radar. We’ve got you covered.

Here, we’re highlighting exceptional photos from around the world for the week of March 16 to 22, 2019. Check them out below.

Above: A woman is reflected in a puddle as she crosses a square in front of the Peter and Paul Cathedral in St. Petersburg, Russia, on March 17. Credit: Olga Maltseva/Getty Images

A Hindu devotee takes part in the religious festival of Holi inside a temple in Nandgaon village, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India, March 16.

Students from a Christian high school hug Muslims waiting for news of their relatives at a community center in Christchurch, New Zealand, March 18, after shootings at two mosques in the city on March 15. 

A devotee attends a religious tattoo festival at Wat Bang Phra Monastery, where devotees believe that their tattoos have mystical powers, in Nakhon Pathom province, Thailand, March 16.

A visitor takes in the Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch, which has nearly 50 acres of blooming giant Tecolote ranunculus, in Carlsbad, California, March 21.

Jean Pierre Augustin falls out of the ring after being hit by Chris Arreola during a Premier Boxing Champions heavyweight bout at AT&T Stadium on March 16 in Arlington, Texas.

Four days after Cyclone Idai hit Zimbabwe, a child’s boot hangs on a fallen tree by a road in Ngangu township, March 20. Some residents are still searching the area in hopes of finding the bodies of their missing children. 

Shards of ice pile up on Lake Michigan along the South Haven Pier in South Haven, Michigan, on March 19. 

A woman holds dry red chili peppers under the sun in Bogra, Bangladesh, March 18. 

Jockeys, most of them children, compete during the 18th International Camel Racing festival in Ismailia, Egypt, March 12.

Sweden’s Frida Hansdotter after her last race, at the Women’s FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals in Grandvalira, Andorra, March 16.

Seattle Mariners right fielder Ichiro Suzuki jogs to the dugout after the fourth inning against the Oakland Athletics at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo on March 21. He retired from baseball this week. 

The body of a Kittitas County Sheriff’s deputy is carried out of Kittitas Valley Healthcare Hospital, March 20 in Ellensburg, Washington. In an exchange of gunfire during an attempted traffic stop, the deputy was killed, and a police officer was also injured. 

Children fly kites during Nowruz celebration as the sun sets in Baghdad, March 21. 

Lanni Bailey and a team from Muddy Paws Second Chance Rescue enter a flooded house to pull out several cats during flooding from the Missouri River near Glenwood, Iowa, March 18.

A gallery assistant stands in the Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich in London on March 20. The hall has been restored as part of a conservation project.

Waves crash against Havana’s Malecon sea wall as a taxi drives past in a classic American car, March 19.

Palestinian protesters take part in a demonstration near a fence along the border with Israel, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on March 19.



Photos You Missed In 2019