Welcome to "Moving Image," our slideshow of the best photos of the week from around the world.

The following photos tell the story of the most compelling events this week, capturing happenstance moments and monumental occurrences with a single click. The images that stopped us in our tracks the past seven days ranged from a view of Boston's deserted streets to an action-packed high heel race in Miami Beach, Florida.

Let us know your favorite photos in the comments section and check back next week to see new images.

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  • Ron Sanders of Amesbury, Mass. talks on his cellphone on a near-deserted street in downtown Boston Friday, April 19, 2013, as a call to "shelter-in-place" remains in effect for Boston and some area communities. Two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing killed an MIT police officer, injured a transit officer in a firefight and threw explosive devices at police during their getaway attempt in a long night of violence that left one of them dead and another still at large Friday, authorities said as the manhunt intensified for a young man described as a dangerous terrorist. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

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    Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands sets the fireworks and smoke bombs to for the Rijksmuseum Official Opening on April 13, 2013 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The 10-year renovation of the Rijksmuseum is one of the most significant ever undertaken by a museum. The entire building has been renewed with the historic 19th-century building being transformed while new public facilities have been created including a spectacular new entrance hall, a new Asian pavilion and renovated gardens. The museum will feature over 8,000 works of art and artifacts telling the story of 800 years of Dutch art and history, from the Middle Ages to the present day. The world-famous collection, including masterpieces by artists such as Frans Hals, Jan Steen, Johannes Vermeer and Rembrandt van Rijn, will be presented in chronological sequence for the first time, creating an awareness of time and a sense of beauty. (Dean Mouhtaropoulos / Getty Images)

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    Guests take their seats during the Ceremonial funeral of former British Prime Minister Baroness Thatcher at St Paul's Cathedral on April 17, 2013 in London, England. Dignitaries from around the world today join Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh as the United Kingdom pays tribute to former Prime Minister Baroness Thatcher during a Ceremonial funeral with military honours at St Paul's Cathedral. Lady Thatcher, who died last week, was the first British female Prime Minister and served from 1979 to 1990. (Dominic Lipinski / WPA Pool / Getty Images)

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    People hold a giant flag of Spain's second Republic during a demonstration by Republicans in Madrid, on April 14, 2013 to commemorate the 82nd anniversary of the Second Republic. (Pedro Armestre / AFP / Getty Images)

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    Models wear creations from the Coven summer collection during Fashion Rio in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, April 16, 2013. (Felipe Dana / AP)

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    Chinese workers clean the bubble shaped surface of the National Aquatics Center, known as the Water Cube, on April 14, 2013 in Beijing, China. The Aquatics Center hosted the swimming, diving and Synchronized Swimming events during Beijing Olympic Games. (Feng Li / Getty Images)

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    Teddy Fournier and Tim Hogan (L-R) stand together before the start of Azucar High Heel Race at the Fifth annual Miami Beach Gay Pride Parade along Ocean Drive on April 14, 2013 in Miami Beach, Florida. The race participants according to the rules had to wear high heels no less than 3 inches, approximatly 10 people entered the race to have a chance of winning the 1st place prize of $500. (Joe Raedle / Getty Images)

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    Palestinian farmers harvest wheat on a farm near the West Bank city of Jenin early Monday, April 15, 2013. (Mohammed Ballas / AP)

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    A visitor poses with a 3D painting during exhibition at the Garland Shopping Center on April 15, 2013 in Guiyang, Guizhou province of China. The free exhibition will run for a week with visitors actively encouraged to interact with the artworks. (ChinaFotoPress / Getty Images)

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    Minnesota Twins' Brian Dozier, left, flips over after making a catch of a shallow fly ball off the bat of Los Angeles Angels' Peter Bourjos as right fielder Chris Parmelee watches in the first inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, April 16, 2013, in Minneapolis. (Jim Mone / AP)

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    People participate in the annual Water Splashing Festival to mark the traditional New Year of the Dai minority on April 15, 2013 in Xishuang Banna, Yunnan province, China. People marked the 1,375th traditional New Year on Monday, according to the ethnic Dai minority calendar. The tradition is believed to wash away bad luck. (ChinaFotoPress / Getty Images)

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    General atmosphere of the 2013 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival at The Empire Polo Club on April 13, 2013 in Indio, California. (Rich Polk / Getty Images)

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    A Lion Air Boeing 737 lies partially submerged in the water two days after it crashed while trying to land at Bali's international airport near Denpasar on April 15, 2013. The pilot and co-pilot of a Lion Air plane that crashed at Bali's airport have passed initial drug tests, an official said on April 15, as investigators probe the causes of the accident that left dozens injured but no fatalities. (Sonny Tumbelaka / AFP / Getty Images)

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    Families and friends of the victims of the Hillsborough tragedy react as they view the Hillsborough Memorial, on the eve the 24th anniversary of the disaster on April 14, 2013 in Liverpool, England. The new monument has been erected on Old Haymarket in Liverpool and is adorned with the words "Hillsborough Disaster - we will remember them", along with the names of all 96 Liverpool FC supporters who died. The Hillsborough disaster occurred during the FA Cup semi-final tie between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest football clubs in April 1989 at the Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield, which resulted in the deaths of 96 football fans. (Christopher Furlong / Getty Images)

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    A resident walks beside a church at Guryong Village with a backdrop of high-rise buildings of Seoul's wealthiest Gangnam district, left, in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, April 16, 2013. (Kin Cheung / AP)

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    A waterfowl swims in the polluted lake at Beijing Zoo on April 13, 2013 in Beijing, China. A seven year-old girl has been infected with the H7N9 strain of bird flu, the first such case in the Chinese capital, local health authorities said Saturday. China reports 49 H7N9 bird flu cases with 11 deaths until April 13. (Feng Li / Getty Images)

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    Nepalese devotees pull a 'lingo' during celebrations of the Nepalese New Year or 'Bisket Jatra' in Bhaktapur, some 12 kms east of Kathmandu on April 14, 2013. The festival, which begins on April 10, is celebrated for nine days by the ethnic Newar community in Bhaktapur. The Nepali calender is a traditional solar calendar and the year begins on first Baishak, which falls on 14 April in Nepal. (Prakash Mathema / AFP / Getty Images)

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    Vice President of Beijing Ditan Hospital, Cheng Jun speaks to the media about Beijing's first case of bird flu, on April 13, 2013 in Beijing, China. A seven year-old girl has been infected with the H7N9 strain of bird flu. China reports 44 H7N9 bird flu cases with 11 deaths so far. (Lintao Zhang / Getty Images)

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    Jason Day, of Australia, walks with his caddie Colin Swatton to the 15th green during the third round of the Masters golf tournament Saturday, April 13, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (Matt Slocum / AP)

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    Israelis watch an air show during Independence Day in Tel Aviv, Tuesday, April 16, 2013. Israel is celebrating its annual Independence Day, marking 65 years since the founding of the state in 1948. (Dusan Vranic / AP)

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    Firefighters use flashlights early Thursday morning, April 18, 2013 to search a destroyed apartment complex near a fertilizer plant that exploded Wednesday night in West, Texas. The massive explosion killed as many as 15 people and injured more than 160, shaking the ground with the strength of a small earthquake and leveling homes and businesses for blocks in every direction. (LM Otero / AP)