05/02/2013 03:31 pm ET

Moving Image: Our Week In Photos (April 27-May 3)

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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 raucous performers at a Dragon Festival in New Zealand to a compelling portrait of a gun-toting rebel in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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

This story appears in Issue 47 of our weekly iPad magazine, Huffington, in the iTunes App store, available Friday, May 3.

MOVING IMAGE (Apr. 27 - May 3)