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05/10/2019 17:12 EDT | Updated 05/10/2019 22:02 EDT

18 Amazing Photos You Missed This Week

A Russian military parade, female pilots uniting, and a chicken crossing the road are among this week's eye-catching images.

With the ever-changing news cycle, it’s easy to miss images that fly under the radar. We’ve got you covered.

Here, we’re highlighting exceptional photos from around the world for the week of May 4 to May 10. Check them out below.

ABOVE: Russian military vehicles parked at a square for a rehearsal for the Victory Day military parade in Moscow on Monday. 

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An Indian woman leaves after casting her vote at a polling station in a village in Neemrana, in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan, Monday, May 6, 2019. Scattered bomb explosions and clashes between rival political groups marred voting Monday in the crucial fifth phase of India’s marathon elections, which also saw Congress party President Rahul Gandhi and his mother, Sonia Gandhi, trying to keep their seats. 

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A group of 124 female airline pilots from 33 different airlines around the world is shown in a group photo at Sydney Airport in a Qantas hangar on May 8, 2019, in Sydney, Australia. The women are members of the International Society of Women Airline Pilots, a 600 strong, gathering in Sydney for their annual conference, this year hosted by Qantas.

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A member of the 501st Garrison dressed as a stormtrooper takes a selfie as he sails around Skellig Michael on May 4, 2019, in Portmagee, Ireland.

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A man smokes a huge joint during a rally demanding the decriminalization of marijuana, in Medellin, Antioquia department, Colombia on May 4, 2019.

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Queen Elizabeth II watches her horses Lancer IV and Tower Bridge compete in the Four Year Old Hunter & Heavyweight Hunter classes as she attends day 1 of the Royal Windsor Horse Show in Home Park on May 8, 2019, in Windsor, England.

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A Filipino child suffering from measles is treated at a government-run hospital on May 4, 2019, in Manila, Philippines. The Department of Health in the Philippines declared an outbreak of measles early this year, with a total of 31,056 measles cases from January to April 2019, including 415 people who had died from the contagious disease.

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Fireworks explode over Poklonnaya Gora War Memorial Park during celebrations of the Victory Day, marking the anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War II, in Moscow, Russia May 9, 2019. 

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Women, who according to the organizers are suffering from Thalassaemia, perform inside a running Metro train to celebrate the 158th birth anniversary of Nobel Prize-winning poet Rabindranath Tagore in Kolkata, India, May 9, 2019. 

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A camerawoman walks through the new Apple Carnegie Library store during the grand opening and media preview in Washington, U.S., May 9, 2019. 

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A woman looks at Louise Bourgeois’s “Spider” during a Christie’s New York press preview on May 3, 2019, as part of Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art evening sale in New York.

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A chicken walks on a zebra crossing marked with a special sign on May 7, 2019, in Ertingen, southern Germany. A local resident has set up the crosswalk for the chicken of a neighboring farm, as the animals cross the road regularly to drink from a village fountain on the other side of the street.

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Muslim men take a rest after attending Friday prayers during the holy fasting month of Ramadan at Istiqlal mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia, May 10, 2019

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Japan’s Naomi Osaka in action during her quarterfinal match against Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic on May 9, 2019. 

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Duat Mai stands atop a dead whale at Ocean Beach in San Francisco, Monday, May 6, 2019. The Marine Mammal Center plans a necropsy to determine what killed the animal.

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A woman struggles with her umbrella as she walks between fields in Altheim, southern Germany, Thursday, May 9, 2019.

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Marissa Whitman, 20, wades in about 3 feet of floodwater from the swelling Mississippi River, while guiding a boat carrying her boyfriend Brendan Cameron and his mother, Tory Cameron, to their home along Pet Street, Sunday, May 5, 2019, in East Foley, Missouri. “I just need to see if the water reached inside,” said Tory. The family had to evacuate Saturday when the water rose suddenly. 

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A man walks by a pair of angel wings as part of a store display in Beverly Hills, California, on Tuesday, May 7, 2019.

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