AP Week in Pictures: Europe and Africa

Oct 6, 2022, 11:19 AM | Updated: 11:27 pm
Hamdi Yusuf, a malnourished child, is held by her mother in Dollow, Somalia on Wednesday, Sept. 21,...

Hamdi Yusuf, a malnourished child, is held by her mother in Dollow, Somalia on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. She was little more than bones and skin when her mother found her unconscious, two months after arriving in the camps and living on scraps of food offered by neighbors. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

(AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

              Manchester City's Erling Haaland, celebrates after scoring his side's fifth goal and his personal hat trick during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Manchester United at Etihad stadium in Manchester, England, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
            
              PSG's Neymar performs a reverse kick during the Champions League group H soccer match between SL Benfica and Paris Saint-Germain at the Luz stadium in Lisbon, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)
            
              Chelsea's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during a Group E soccer match between Chelsea FC and AC Milan, at Stamford Bridge stadium, in London Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022. (AP Photo/Ian Walton)
            
              Members of "Jove de Tarragona'' fall as they try to complete their human tower during the 28th Human Tower Competition in Tarragona, Spain, on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Joan Mateu Parra)
            
              Fog lies over the city of Wehrheim near Frankfurt, Germany, as the sun rises on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
            
              Britain's Prime Minister Liz Truss smiles before making a speech at the Conservative Party conference at the ICC in Birmingham, England, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
            
              Swedish scientist Svante Paabo poses with a replica of a Neanderthal skeleton at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. Swedish scientist Svante Paabo was awarded the 2022 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discoveries on human evolution. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
            
              Pope Francis on a wheelchair reaches for people with disabilities during his weekly general audience in St. Pater's Square at The Vatican, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
            
              Workers cheers as supporters of Nigeria Labour Party's Presidential Candidate Peter Obi march past their worksite during a rally in Lagos, Nigeria, Saturday Oct. 1, 2022. Presidential candidates in Nigeria's forthcoming election signed on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022. an accord committing to a peaceful campaign for the West African nation's 2023 presidential election.(AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
            
              Yuri Shapovalov rows a boat full of goods and with a Ukrainian serviceman they cross the Siverskyi-Donets river under a destroyed bridge in Staryi-Saltiv, Ukraine, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022. Shapovalov helps locals daily to cross the river with goods as the bridge was mostly destroyed during fighting. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
            
              A Ukrainian serviceman and journalists walk between destroyed Russian equipment placed in an area at the recaptured town of Lyman, Ukraine, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
            
              Ukrainian soldiers clean the muzzle of Ukrainian howitzer D-30 near Siversk, Donetsk region, Ukraine, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Inna Varenytsia)
            
              A Ukrainian serviceman smokes a cigarette after he finds and identifies a dead body of a comrade in recently recaptured town of Lyman, Ukraine, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
            
              Hamdi Yusuf, a malnourished child, is held by her mother in Dollow, Somalia on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. She was little more than bones and skin when her mother found her unconscious, two months after arriving in the camps and living on scraps of food offered by neighbors. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

SEPT. 30 – OCT. 6, 2022

The Ukrainian army continues its advance, retaking Russian-occupied territories like the city of Lyman.

In Somalia, displaced Somalis fleeing from drought, battle now with undernourishment at a camp on the outskirts of Dollow.

From the announcement of the Nobel Prize in Medicine to Swedish scientist Svante Paabo, awarded for his discoveries on human evolution, to the annual conference of Britain’s ruling Conservative Party, this 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 Italian photographer Luca Bruno.

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AP Week in Pictures: Europe and Africa