Here are 12 of the week’s best photos

The funeral for Iranian Maj. Gen. Qasem Soleimani, who was killed in a U.S. airstrike; a demand for environmental accountability in Richmond, Va.; Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren campaigns with a former candidate; and a koala rescued from the Australian bush fires. Here’s a look at 12 of the best photos from the week, selected by photo editors at The Washington Post.

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Jan. 8, 2020 | Brunswick, Md.

A pair of horses look for some grass to eat on snow-covered hillside.

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Jan. 7, 2020 | Washington, D.C.

Snow falls at the White House.

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Jan. 8, 2020 | Washington, D.C.

President Trump addresses the nation, on Iran's missile strikes against air bases in Iraq, from the Grand Foyer of the White House.

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Jan. 6, 2020 | Tehran, Iran

Coffins of Gen. Qassem Soleimani and others, who were killed in Iraq by a U.S. drone strike, are carried on a truck moving through mourners during a funeral procession at Enqelab-e-Eslami square.

Ebrahim Noroozi/AP

Jan. 8, 2020 | Shahedshahr, Iran

Wreckage from a Ukrainian plane that crashed, killing all 176 on board, is scattered on the ground and in a canal.

Ebrahim Noroozi/AP

Jan. 7, 2020 | Rumah, Saudi Arabia

People and cars surround camels for sale during the annual King Abdulaziz Camel Festival.


Jan. 5, 2020 | Helgoland, Germany

A young gray seal gestures as it lies on a beach on a North Sea island.


Jan. 8, 2020 | Richmond, Va.

A group, self-named the Red Rebels, is photographed posing downtown in a silent demand for environmental accountability before the start of the Virginia General Assembly.

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Jan. 7, 2020 | Brooklyn, N.Y.

Former Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro and current presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) react before embracing during a campaign event.

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Jan. 7, 2020 | Heilongjiang province, China

Penguins walk on snow during the Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival, near the Harbin Polarland aquarium.


Jan. 7, 2020 | Kangaroo Island, Australia

Adelaide wildlife rescuer Simon Adamczyk holds a koala that he rescued from a burning forest near Cape Borda.


Jan. 7, 2020 | Cardiff, Calif.

A surfer lifts off from a wave at sunset.

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