With the crazy news cycle nowadays, it’s easy to miss 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 April 6 to April 12. Check them out below.
ABOVE: Stars over Dunstanburgh Castle in the early hours of the morning, between the villages of Craster and Embleton, in Northumberland, England, on Thursday, April 11.
A hearse carrying the casket of slain rapper Nipsey Hussle, draped in the flag of his father’s native country, Eritrea in East Africa, passes through the crowd Thursday, April 11, 2019, in Los Angeles. Hussle was shot to death March 31 while standing outside The Marathon, his South Los Angeles clothing store, not far from where the rapper grew up.
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People watch as the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket lifts off from launch pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center on April 11, 2019, in Titusville, Florida. The rocket is carrying a communications satellite built by Lockheed Martin into orbit.
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Will Hyde from Darlington wears the costume of the Chewbacca character from the movie Star Wars as he carries a surf board across the beach after interacting with surfers on the first day of the Scarborough Sci-Fi weekend at the seafront Spa Complex on April 06, 2019, in Scarborough, England.
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Standing nearly 20 feet high, 43 U.S. Presidential busts rest on April 9, 2019, in Croaker, Virginia. From George Washington to George W. Bush, these remnants of bankrupted Presidents Park are stored on the property of Howard Hankins. He has recently partnered with historian and photographer John Plashal to provide legal tours of the busts. According to multiple media reports, Hankins has said he is seeking to restore and transport the massive sculptures, but needs to fund more than $1.5 million in order to do so.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel plays with a handball given to her by the German Handball Federation’s president (not in picture) as she received the German national handball team at the Chancellery in Berlin on April 8, 2019.
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Visitors take photo of the Rain Vortex, the largest indoor waterfall in the world, as the sky trains ride past at the Jewel Changi Airport on April 11, 2019, in Singapore. Officially opening on April 17, Singapore’s Jewel Changi Airport includes a 40-meter indoor waterfall contained under a steel-and-glass dome reportedly built for SGD 1.7 billion.
Brendan McDermid / Reuters
Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., April 8, 2019.
Mohammad Ismail / Reuters
A man holds his caged partridge as the sun rises in the old part of Kabul, Afghanistan, April 8, 2019.
Philippe Wojazer / Reuters
A statue of Saint John is removed from the spire of Notre Dame cathedral by a crane before restoration work, in Paris, France, April 11, 2019.
Afolabi Sotunde / Reuters
A Muslim woman carries her four-day-old male twins wrapped in blue towels outside the door of her home in Igbo Ora, Oyo State, Nigeria, April 3, 2019.
Carlos Jasso / Reuters
A group of musicians play music near the border fence in Tijuana, Mexico, April 7, 2019.
Soe Zeya Tun / Reuters
Elephants and people play with water as part of celebrations for the water festival of Songkran, which marks the start of the Thai New Year in Ayutthaya, Thailand, April 11, 2019.
Jyoti Amge, 25, who holds the Guinness World Records title for the “Shortest Living Woman,” shows her ink-marked finger after casting her vote at a polling station during the first phase of the general election in Nagpur, India, April 11, 2019.
Goran Tomasevic / Reuters
Pigeons fly in front of a large poster of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in Bursa, Turkey, April 6, 2019.