AP Week in Pictures: Global
Children play at a park in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Sept. 10, 2021.
A protester takes part in an Indigenous women's march against the policies of President Jair Bolsonaro and in favor of women's rights and the demarcation of Indigenous lands in Brasilia, Brazil, Friday, Sept. 10, 2021.
The Los Angeles Sparks huddle before their WNBA basketball game against the Connecticut Sun Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, in Los Angeles.
A girl wearing a face mask amid the COVID-19 pandemic kneels in prayer before candles at Our Lady of Cobre Church as faithful mark the feast day of Cuba's patron saint, the Virgin of Charity of Cobre, in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021. For the second year in a row, the annual procession with the statue of the Virgin of Charity of Cobre was cancelled due to the pandemic.
Brad Snyder prepares tea for his wife in their kitchen decorated with a flag handcrafted by Brooklyn firefighters using recycled firehose, in Princeton, N.J., on Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021. Losing his sight, he says, seems to matter more to other people. A Navy explosives expert, Snyder stepped on hidden mine in Afghanistan in 2011 as he moved to help a group of Afghan commandos badly injured by another blast. In moments he went from thinking he was dead, to relief that he was alive, to confusion as he stood up with blood pouring from his face.
Mourners carry the coffin of Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Mohammed Saeed al-Hakim, inside the holy shrine of Imam Hussein during his funeral procession in Karbala, Iraq, Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021. Mohammed Saeed al-Hakim, one of Iraq's most senior and influential Muslim Shiite clerics, died at the age of 85.
Yvonne Lacobon hugs a dog beside Tommy Williams at Williams' home damaged by Hurricane Ida, Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021, in Dulac, La.
A man who scavenges recyclable materials for a living walks across a mountain of garage amidst smoke from burning trash at Dandora, the largest garbage dump in the capital Nairobi, Kenya Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021. Tuesday marks the second "International Day of Clean Air for blue skies" aimed at rallying countries to recognize and combat the environmental risks to human health posed by air pollution, according to the United Nations.
Crews work to remove one of the country's largest remaining monuments to the Confederacy, a towering statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Monument Avenue, Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021, in Richmond, Va.
SEPT. 4 – 10, 2021
From children playing in a park in Kabul, to an Indigenous women’s march in Brasilia, to a girl comemmorating the feast day of Cuba’s patron saint, this photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images from around the world made or published by The Associated Press in the past week.
The selection was curated by AP photo editor Patrick Sison in New York.
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