AP Week in Pictures: Europe and Africa

Jul 14, 2022, 11:33 AM | Updated: Jul 15, 2022, 12:00 am

A couple, center, pose during a photo session at the Galata bridge as the sun sets in Istanbul, Tur...

A couple, center, pose during a photo session at the Galata bridge as the sun sets in Istanbul, Turkey, Thursday, July 7, 2022. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

(AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

              The full moon rises over a private house in the village of Putilovo, 70 kilometeres (43 miles) east of St. Petersburg, Russia, late Wednesday, July 13, 2022. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
              Cloistered nuns walk on a terrace of the Catholic Monastery of St. Catherine on the Greek island of Santorini on Tuesday, June 14, 2022. Twice a day, the nuns recess to chat on the convent's wide terraces, the Aegean Sea shimmering in the distance. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
              Boys play in a city fountain before sunset in Bucharest, Romania, Tuesday, July 12, 2022. Romania's national weather institute forecasted a heatwave will affect the country in the coming days. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
              Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after beating Australia's Nick Kyrgios to win the final of the men's singles on day fourteen of the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, Sunday, July 10, 2022. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
              A participant tries to place a ring in the horn of a bull during "Recortadores de Anillas" at the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, northern Spain, Sunday, July 10, 2022. Revellers from around the world flock to Pamplona every year for nine days of uninterrupted partying in Pamplona's famed running of the bulls festival which was suspended for the past two years because of the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
              An Orthodox priest blesses water prior to a traditional pilgrim's swim around a cross, which marks St. Antony Dymsky of the Russian Orthodox Church in Dymskoye lake near Antonyevo-Dymsky Holy Trinity Monastery, 230 kilometers (143 miles) south-east from St. Petersburg, Russia, Thursday, July 7, 2022. The saint, who lived in this place in 13th century, used to spend several hours daily while standing and praying on the underwater stone in the lake. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
              A woman weeps at the scene of an overnight bar shooting in Soweto, South Africa, Sunday July 10, 2022. A mass shooting at a tavern in Johannesburg's Soweto township has killed 15 people and left others in critical condition, according to police.  
Police say they are investigating reports that a group of men arrived in a minibus taxi and opened fire on some of the patrons at the bar shortly after midnight Sunday.  (AP Photo/Shiraaz Mohamed)
              Ukrainian servicemen of Khartia battalion take cover in a shelter at the frontline near Kharkiv, Ukraine, on Tuesday, July 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
              A volunteer uses a tree branch trying to prevent a forest fire from reaching houses in the village of Casal da Quinta, outside Leiria, central Portugal, Tuesday, July 12, 2022. Hundreds of firefighters in Portugal continue to battle fires in the center of the country that forced the evacuation of dozens of people from their homes mostly in villages around Santarem, Leiria and Pombal. (AP Photo/Joao Henriques)
              Kenyans protest against inflation and the cost of living, especially higher prices of basic foodstuffs, in downtown Nairobi, Kenya Thursday, July 7, 2022. (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)
              A giant biodegradable landart painting entitled "Vers l'equilibre" (Towards balance) by French-Swiss artist Saype is pictured near the summit of the Grand Chamossaire mountain, above the alpine resort of Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland, Wednesday, July 06, 2022. Extending over an area of 2500 square meters, this fresco was created using biodegradable pigments made out of charcoal, chalk, water and milk proteins. (Valentin Flauraud/Keystone via AP)
              A couple, center, pose during a photo session at the Galata bridge as the sun sets in Istanbul, Turkey, Thursday, July 7, 2022. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

JULY 8- JULY 14, 2022

From the Running of the Bulls in Pamplona, to Novak Djokovic winning his seventh Wimbledon tennis championships in London, to cost-of-living protests in Nairobi, this photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published in the past week by The Associated Press from Europe and Africa.

The selection was curated by AP photographer Ben Curtis in Nairobi.

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AP Week in Pictures: Europe and Africa