With the crazy news cycle nowadays, it’s easy to miss images that fly under the radar. From global tragedies like this week’s attacks in Sri Lanka to the joyful arrival of newborn tiger cubs in Mexico, here are exceptional photos from around the world taken between April 19 and April 26.
ABOVE: A statue next to shrapnel marks at St. Sebastian’s Church in Negombo, Sri Lanka, on April 22, 2019, a day after bombs targeting churches and luxury hotels killed more than 250 people.
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A protest in Brasilia, Brazil, on April 25, 2019. Thousands of indigenous people converged on Brazil’s capital Wednesday to defend hard-won land rights that many fear could be eroded by far-right President Jair Bolsonaro.
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North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un arrives at the railway station in the Russian city of Vladivostok on April 24, 2019.
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One of three newborn white Bengal tiger cubs with its mother at La Pastora Zoo in the municipality of Guadalupe, Mexico, April 25, 2019.
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A stroller left behind after an immigration raid targeting Central American migrants on the way to the United States, in Pijijiapan, Mexico, on April 22, 2019.
A Chinese Navy chorus performs during a concert featuring Chinese and foreign military bands in Qingdao on April 22, 2019.
A dog bites the flap of an armored police truck during a student protest for free, nonsexist education in Santiago, Chile, on April 25, 2019.
A skier glides over a pool of water as part of a waterslide contest at the ski resort of Nendaz in Switzerland on April 20, 2019.
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A customs official in Pakistan takes a selfie next to a pile of burning illicit alcohol seized on the outskirts of Karachi on April 25, 2019.
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Teams from the villages of Hallaton and Medbourne in England fight over “bottles” (wooden casks) during the Easter Monday Hallaton Hare Pie Scrambling and Bottle Kicking event on April 22, 2019.
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Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia serves the ball to Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia during their first-round match on Day 2 of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix at Porsche-Arena on April 23, 2019, in Stuttgart, Germany.
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A butterfly at Los Laureles reservoir during Earth Day in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, on April 22, 2019. Los Laureles, which supplies over 50% of the Honduran capital’s water, is suffering a drought.
A photographer captures the light reflecting off the Empty Sky Memorial in Jersey City, New Jersey, on April 23, 2019, with a view of the Manhattan skyline in the background.
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Erik Mattly helps to prepare the Rock River Arms booth for the opening of the 148th NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits on April 25, 2019, in Indianapolis, Indiana.