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World War II bomb unearthed

A policeman checks the 1,000 pound World War II bomb unearthed in Wanchai District on Jan. 27, 2018 in Hong Kong, China. A 140-centimeter-long, 1,000 pound World War II bomb was discovered 15 meters underground at a construction site in Wanchai on Saturday in Hong Kong. Police evacuated 1,300 people before defusing the bomb. Photo from Police/China News Service/VCG via Getty Images.

Week in photos: The images you must see

As the first month of 2018 gave way to the second, it brought the global spectacle of a rare super blue blood moon and the glamour of the Grammy Awards, but it also brought scenes of destruction and loss in Jakarta, Indonesia and Pennsylvania, U.S.

From those scenes to drained Venetian canals and the world’s tallest and shortest humans walking side-by-side, here are some of the most striking photos from the past week around the world.