The Week in Pictures: March 3 - 10

A fearless girl faces Wall Street, POTUS surprises White House tour, South Korea impeaches president and more.

People stop to photograph the "Fearless Girl" statue on March 8 in New York. Installed by a Wall Street firm ahead of International Women's Day, the girl appears to stare down Lower Manhattan's well-known bronze charging bull.

PHOTOS: Little Girl Statue Stands Up to Iconic Wall Street Bull (and Masculinity)

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President Donald Trump makes a surprise appearance on March 7 in front of the first group of White House visitors since his inauguration. A portrait of Hillary Clinton hangs at left.

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A visitor looks at a walrus on March 6 at a zoo in Hamburg, Germany.

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Cori Brown takes a break from helping salvage items from a friend's tornado-damaged home on March 7, the day after a severe storm passed through Oak Grove, Missouri.

The National Weather Service said the Oak Grove #tornado was an EF3, with an estimated peak wind of 152 mph. The same storm system dropped more than 30 tornadoes across the Midwest.

Charlie Riedel / AP

Supporters of South Korean President Park Geun-hye shout slogans during a rally opposing her impeachment near the Constitutional Court in Seoul on March 10.

South Korea's Constitutional Court removed Park from office in a unanimous ruling Friday over a corruption scandal that has plunged the country into political turmoil and worsened an already-serious national divide.

The decision capped a stunning fall for the country's first female leader, who rode a wave of lingering conservative nostalgia for her late dictator father to victory in 2012, only to see her presidency crumble as millions of furious protesters filled the nation's streets.

PHOTOS: Crowds Clash in South Korea as Court Removes President

Ahn Young-joon / AP

A boy rides his his bicycle past a recently discovered statue in a Cairo slum on March 10. Archeologists discovered a massive statue that may be of Pharaoh Ramses II, one of the country's most famous ancient rulers. The colossus, whose head was pulled from mud and groundwater by a bulldozer on Thursday, is around 26-feet tall and was discovered by a German-Egyptian team.

PHOTOS: 3,000-Year-Old Statue of Egypt's Most Powerful Pharaoh Found in Slum

Amr Nabil / AP

A Somali girl stands outside her makeshift hut at a camp for people displaced by drought in Qardho, on March 9. Somalia's government has declared the drought a national disaster, and the United Nations estimates that 5 million people in this Horn of Africa nation need aid, amid warnings of a full-blown famine.

Ben Curtis / AP

A man cries as he carries his daughter while walking from an ISIS-controlled part of Mosul towards Iraqi special forces soldiers on March 4. United Nations officials told NBC News that at least 50,000 people have fled the city since the latest offensive by U.S.-backed Iraqi forces began on Feb. 19.

PHOTOS: 50,000 Flee Mosul as Battle Against ISIS Advances in Iraq

Goran Tomasevic / Reuters

Refugees and migrants of many different African nationalities sit aboard an overcrowded rubber boat leaving Libyan territorial waters early on March 5. The Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms, coordinating with Italian authorities, found the boat after a long search and took everyone aboard its ship.

Santi Palacios / AP

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish girl wearing a bridal outfit walks in the street during a school Purim celebration on March 8 in the Mea Shearim neighborhood of Jerusalem.

The carnival-like Purim holiday, which begins the evening of March 11, is celebrated with parades and costume parties to commemorate the deliverance of the Jewish people from a plot to exterminate them in the ancient Persian empire 2,500 years ago, as recorded in the Biblical Book of Esther.

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Syrian children play during a sandstorm in the once rebel-held Karm al-Jabal neighborhood in the northern city of Aleppo on March 10, 2017.

Joseph Eid / AFP - Getty Images

One of five cheetah cubs explores its outdoor enclosure for the first time at Beekse Bergen Safari Park in the Netherlands on March 9. The five cheetahs were born on Feb. 1.

Rob Engelaar / EPA

Afghans cry after an attack on a military hospital in Kabul on March 8. Gunmen stormed a military hospital in Afghanistan's capital on Wednesday, killing at least four people and wounding more than 60, setting off clashes with security forces that were still underway hours later.

Rahmat Gul / AP

A boy plays with a cat next to a 1948 Buick parked outside the home of Mohammad Mohiedine Anis in the formerly rebel-held al-Shaar neighborhood in Aleppo, Syria, on March 9.

Joseph Eid / AFP - Getty Images

An Iraqi special forces soldier continues to aim his weapon after shooting dead a suspected ISIS suicide bomber in Mosul on March 3.


Hospitality staff walk towards the Great Hall of the People during a plenary session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) in Beijing on March 10. China's top leadership as well as thousands of delegates from around the country are gathered at the Chinese capital for the annual legislative meetings.

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