ABC News photo editors chose the best news photos of the week.
Two Staten Island Ferry boats catch the last rays of the setting sun while crossing paths as one departs from and the other arrives at the lower Manhattan terminal, on March 3, 2017, in New York.
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Displaced people evacuate west Mosul while Iraqi forces battle Islamic State (IS) group fighters as they advance inside the city, on March 9, 2017. Islamic State group chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is reported to have abandoned Mosul, leaving local commanders behind to lead the battle against Iraqi forces advancing in the city.
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A man cries as he carries his daughter while walking from an Islamic State-controlled part of Mosul toward Iraqi special forces soldiers during a battle in Mosul, Iraq, March 4, 2017.
A protester reacts as Reigers Park community members protest outside the municipal offices over service delivery and housing issues, on March 9, 2017, in Boksburg, South Africa.
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A visitor looks at a walrus, on March 6, 2017, in a zoo in Hamburg.
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A woman gestures as she approaches Iraqi special forces soldiers during a battle in Mosul, Iraq, March 1, 2017.
A Syrian man waters herbs on the roof of his damaged building in the Syrian rebel-held town of Arbin, in the eastern Ghouta region on the outskirts of the capital Damascus, on March 3, 2017.
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Turkish soldiers from the 1st Border Regiment Command run through alert drills at a military outpost on the Turkey/Syria border, on March 2, 2017, in Kilis, Turkey. The military exercises were held to display the new border wall and new security measures such as thermal scanning and patrols by the new Tactical Armoured Reconnaissance vehicles (Kobra-2) that are being used to tighten Turkey's border. The government announced this week that more than half of the 511-kilometer wall has been completed.
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Camel herders scoop up water in plastic buckets from one of the few watering holes in the area to water their animals near the drought-affected village of Bandarero, near Moyale town on the Ethiopian border, in northern Kenya, March 3, 2017. The U.N. humanitarian chief, Stephen O'Brien, toured Bandarero village on Friday and called on the international community to act to "avert the very worst of the effects of drought and to avert a famine to make sure we don't go from what is deep suffering to a catastrophe."
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A young Somali girl stands outside her makeshift hut at a camp of people displaced from their homes elsewhere in the country by the drought, shortly after dawn in Qardho, Somalia, March 9, 2017. Somalia's government has declared the drought a national disaster, and the U.N. estimates that 5 million people in this Horn of Africa nation need aid, amid warnings of a full-blown famine.
Ben Curtis/AP Photo
Course marshals carry umbrellas as they make their way toward shelter during a heavy rain at the HSBC Women's Champions golf tournament at Sentosa Golf Club's Tanjong course, on March 3, 2017, in Singapore.
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Melissa Stewart's team competes in the official restart of the Iditarod, a nearly 1,000 mile sled dog race across the Alaskan wilderness, in Fairbanks, Alaska, March 6, 2017.
Models of the SibPlus Models agency and participants of the Miss Doughnut beauty competition take part in a rehearsal in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, Russia, March 4, 2017.
Liah Alonso, second right, and Sonia Sheron, third right, participate in the International Women's Day rally in Washington Square, followed by a march through midtown and downtown Manhattan, toward Zuccotti Park, March 8, 2017, in New York.
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