AP Week in Pictures: Europe and Africa

Jul 21, 2022, 12:23 PM | Updated: Jul 22, 2022, 12:31 am

Artem Dmitriev gives the last salute to his daughter Liza, 4-year-old girl killed by Russian attack...

Artem Dmitriev gives the last salute to his daughter Liza, 4-year-old girl killed by Russian attack, in Vinnytsia, Ukraine, Sunday, July 17, 2022. Wearing a blue denim jacket with flowers, Liza was among 23 people killed, including two boys aged 7 and 8, in Thursday's missile strike in Vinnytsia. Her mother, Iryna Dmytrieva, was among the scores injured. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

(AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

              Fireworks illuminate the Eiffel Tower in Paris during Bastille Day celebrations late Thursday, July 14, 2022. (AP Photo/Lewis Joly)
              Goats rest in shadow on the Durmitor mountain, Montenegro, Friday, July 15, 2022. Authorities have warned of extremely hot temperatures in Montenegro and the rest of the Balkans. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
              Britain's Thomas Pidcock climbs Alpe D'Huez during the twelfth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 165.5 kilometers (102.8 miles) with start in Briancon and finish in Alpe d'Huez, France, Thursday, July 14, 2022. (AP Photo/Daniel Cole)
              A local resident fights a forest fire with a shovel during a wildfire in Tabara, north-west Spain, Tuesday, July 19, 2022. Firefighters battled wildfires raging out of control in Spain and France as Europe wilted under an unusually extreme heat wave that authorities in Madrid blamed for hundreds of deaths. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
              Tiger Woods of the US plays from the 12th tee during the first round of the British Open golf championship on the Old Course at St. Andrews, Scotland, Thursday, July 14, 2022. The Open Championship returns to the home of golf on July 14-17, 2022, to celebrate the 150th edition of the sport's oldest championship, which dates to 1860 and was first played at St. Andrews in 1873. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
              Thousands people gather in the bullring on the final day of the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, northern Spain, Thursday, July 14, 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)
              Maksym and Andrii 11, years old boys, salute to Ukrainian soldiers holding plastic guns as they play at the self-made checkpoint on the highway in Kharkiv region, Ukraine, Wednesday, July 20, 2022. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
              Partially suntanned rowers enjoy the sunny weather on the river Thames near Hammersmith in London, Friday, July 15, 2022. British weather forecaster the Met Office has said temperatures are like to peak at the beginning of next week and has extended its Amber weather warning from Sunday to Tuesday. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
              The full moon rises over a windmill in Consuegra, Spain, Thursday, July 14, 2022.(AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
              Spectators watch the riders pass in the town of Valentine during the seventeenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 130 kilometers (80.8 miles) with start in Saint-Gaudens and finish in Peyragudes, France, Wednesday, July 20, 2022. (AP Photo/Daniel Cole)
              Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga address the surrounding crowds of supporters during campaigns with his running-mate Martha Karua for the forthcoming presidential elections as he drives around the Kawangware slum, in Nairobi, Kenya, Saturday, July. 16, 2022. (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)
              Firefighters evacuate an elderly woman from her house in Penteli, on Tuesday, July 19, 2022.In Greece, hundreds of people were ordered to leave their homes after a large forest fire broke out northeast of Athens, fanned by high winds. Fire Service officials said 11 firefighting aircraft and five helicopters were deployed to try and stop the flames reaching deeper into inhabited areas on the slopes of Mount Penteli, some 25 kilometers (16 miles) northeast of the capital. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
              Artem Dmitriev gives the last salute to his daughter Liza, 4-year-old girl killed by Russian attack, in Vinnytsia, Ukraine, Sunday, July 17, 2022. Wearing a blue denim jacket with flowers, Liza was among 23 people killed, including two boys aged 7 and 8, in Thursday's missile strike in Vinnytsia. Her mother, Iryna Dmytrieva, was among the scores injured. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

JULY 15-21, 2022

A week when the war in Ukraine continued to capture the world’s attention, a heat wave with record-high temperatures and fires scorched Europe, France celebrated its national Bastille Day and Kenyans gathered for rallies ahead of the upcoming general elections. In sports, the Tour de France and the British Open golf tournament were the main events, while thousands of people closed out the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, Spain.

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 Madrid chief photographer Emilio Morenatti.

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