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AP Week in Pictures: Europe and Africa

Nov 3, 2022, 12:38 PM | Updated: Nov 4, 2022, 12:43 am
Residents flee fighting between M23 rebels and Congolese forces near Kibumba, some 20 kms ( 12 mile...

Residents flee fighting between M23 rebels and Congolese forces near Kibumba, some 20 kms ( 12 miles) North of Goma, Democratic republic of Congo, Saturday Oct. 29, 2022. (AP Photo/Moses Sawasawa)

(AP Photo/Moses Sawasawa)

              A boy thought to be a migrant looks out of the Manston immigration short-term holding facility near Thanet, Kent, England, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo Alberto Pezzali)
            
              People walk by U.N. vehicles which were set on fire, in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tuesday Nov. 1, 2022. Angry crowds in eastern Congo have set fire to U.N. vehicles as frustrations mount over the advance of M23 rebels. The violence late Tuesday came amid false rumors that the U.N. had transported rebels. (AP Photo/Moses Sawasawa)
            
              In this photo provided by the Greek Coast Guard, some of the nine men who survived a shipwreck and were found on an uninhabited islet are covered with a thermal blankets as they sit aboard a Greek Coast guard vessel, in the Aegean Sea, Greece, on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022.  (Greek Coast Guard via AP)
            
              Female migrants exit the Pournara migrant reception center following fighting between rival groups inside the camp near the village of Kokkinotrimithia, on the outskirts of the capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Friday, Oct. 28, 2022. Tensions inside the often overcrowded camp occasionally boil over into fighting as Cyprus continues to deal with large numbers of arriving migrants. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
            
              Yushan Ou of China competes on the balance beam at the Women's Team Final during the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships at M&S Bank Arena in Liverpool, England, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
            
              A woman leaves a voting booth after voting at a polling station in Copenhagen, Denmark, on Tuesday, Nov 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
            
              The shallow water is seen next to a boat dock at lake Garda near Malcesine, northern Italy, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
            
              Beachgoers enjoy the sun and high temperatures in Marseille, southern France, Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022. (AP Photo/Daniel Cole)
            
              A bride walks at the Palace Square in St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
            
              A woman waits at a bus stop damaged by a bomb blast in Mykolaiv, Ukraine, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
            
              Russian President Vladimir Putin holds an umbrella as he stands waiting for Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan prior to their talks, at the Bocharov Ruchei residence in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Monday, Oct. 31, 2022. (Sergei Bobylev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Residents flee fighting between M23 rebels and Congolese forces near Kibumba, some 20 kms ( 12 miles) North of Goma, Democratic republic of Congo, Saturday Oct. 29, 2022.  (AP Photo/Moses Sawasawa)

Friday, Oct. 28 – Nov. 4, 2022

This was a week in which families fled the fighting between M23 rebels and Congolese forces near Kibumb in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Beachgoers enjoyed unusually high temperatures in the southern French Mediterranean city of Marseille and the effects of climate change were seen at Lake Garda in Italy.

Voters headed to the polls in Denmark, while migrant families in Cyprus fled the Pournara migrant reception camp after fighting broke out between rival groups inside the camp. Men were rescued from a shipwreck off the coast of Greece as other migrants faced severe overcrowding at the Manston immigration short-term holding facility in England.

This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published in the week by The Associated Press from Europe and Africa. The selection was curated by Europe Africa photo editor Anne Marie Belgrave.

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AP Week in Pictures: Europe and Africa