ABC News photo editors chose the best news pictures of the week. <br></br>The guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) conducts strike operations while in the Mediterranean Sea, April 7, 2017. Porter, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is conducting naval operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe.
U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ford Williams
A man dressed as the pope jumps into a pool of mud as competitors take part in the annual McVities Mud Madness 8-kilometer cross-country run on April 9, 2017, in Portadown, Northern Ireland. The two-lap race with over 25 obstacles is in aid of the Marie Curie charity.
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People participate in a Jewish religious ceremony called Srifes Chumetz involving a ritual burning of a bonfire before the start of Passover in the Brooklyn borough in New York, April 10, 2017.
Abu Malek, one of the survivors of a chemical attack in the Ghouta region of Damascus that took place in 2013, uses his crutches to walk along a street in the Ghouta town of Ain Tarma, Syria, April 7, 2017.
Myanmar punks wearing customized attire take part in a punk gathering ahead of the Thingyan water festival in Yangon, Myanmar, April 12, 2017.
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Carlos Gomez, No. 14 of the Texas Rangers, at bat against the Oakland Athletics in the eighth inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington, April 9, 2017 in Arlington, Texas
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Ranch hands drive cattle to a new pasture against the backdrop of hills covered in blue, yellow and orange wildflowers, April 6, 2017, at Carrizo Plain National Monument near Taft, Calif.
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Yemenis receive food rations provided by a local charity, in Sanaa, Yemen, April, 13, 2017. A Saudi-led coalition launched a campaign in support of Yemen's internationally recognized government in March 2015. The stalemated war has pushed the Arab world's poorest country to the brink of famine.
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Filipino penitents whipping themselves stop at a prayer station in Mandaluyong, east of Manila, Philippines, April 13, 2017. During Lent many Catholics in the Philippines subject themselves to several forms of self-inflicted pain like flagellation as a sign of faith and to seek forgiveness for their sins, despite calls from the Catholic Church to refrain from doing these physical forms of penance.
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An Egyptian uses his cellphone to take pictures of the destruction, debris and bloodstains on the walls and icon murals inside the Mar Girgis Coptic Orthodox Church in the Nile Delta City of Tanta, where a bomb blast struck worshippers gathering to attend the Palm Sunday mass, April 9, 2017, 75 miles north of Cairo.
Israeli soldiers mourn the death of their comrade, Elhai Taharlev, 20, an Israeli soldier killed in a car ramming attack near the West Bank settlement of Ofra, during his funeral at Mt. Herzl military cemetery in Jerusalem, April 6, 2017.