AP Week in Pictures: Europe and Africa

Nov 17, 2022, 9:26 AM | Updated: Nov 18, 2022, 12:07 am
Cypriot soldiers carry the body of the late head of Cyprus' Orthodox Church, Archbishop Chrysostomo...

Cypriot soldiers carry the body of the late head of Cyprus' Orthodox Church, Archbishop Chrysostomos II during his funeral ceremony at Saint Barnabas Cathedral, in Nicosia, Cyprus, Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)

(AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)

              Wales' Rio Dyer, middle, jumps over Argentina's Gonzalo Bertranou, and avoids a tackle during the rugby union international match between Wales and Argentina at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff Wales, Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
            
              Norway's Casper Ruud returns the ball to United States' Taylor Fritz during their singles tennis match of the ATP World Tour Finals, at the Pala Alpitour in Turin, Italy, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
            
              Brentford's Ivan Toney celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Brentford, at the Etihad stadium in Manchester, England, Saturday, Nov.12, 2022. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson)
            
              People gather during a protest in support of public health care in downtown Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
            
              Relatives and friends of Arzu Ozsoy and her 15-year-old daughter Yagmur Ucar, who died in Sunday's explosion occurred on Istiklal avenue, attend their funeral in Istanbul, Turkey, Monday, Nov. 14, 2022. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
            
              People put flowers over a memorial placed on the spot of Sunday's explosion on Istanbul's popular pedestrian Istiklal Avenue in Istanbul, Monday, Nov. 14, 2022. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
            
              General view of the city during a sunset as smog covers Sarajevo, Bosnia, Monday, Nov. 14, 2022. (AP Photo/Armin Durgut)
            
              A member of the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) looks out of the window of a transport aircraft as it prepares to land, as he and others are deployed as part of the East African Community Regional Force (EACRF), in Goma, in eastern Congo Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
            
              Children watch from a window as thousands of people have gathered in the city center for a yearly Independence Day march organized by nationalist groups that has been marked by violence in past years in Warsaw, Poland, Friday, Nov. 11, 2022. (AP Photo/Michal Dyjuk)
            
              Yevheniya reacts next to the coffin of her husband, Ukrainian serviceman Yevhen Kolesnichenko killed during fightings against Russian forces, during a funeral ceremony in St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery in Kyiv, Ukraine, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022. (AP Photo/Andrew Kravchenko)
            
              A Ukrainian defence force member signs a Ukrainian flag to a resident in Kherson, southern Ukraine, Monday, Nov. 14, 2022. The retaking of Kherson was one of Ukraine's biggest successes in the nearly nine months since Moscow's invasion. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
            
              A painting by British street artist Banksy is seen on a building destroyed by fighting in Borodyanka, Kyiv region, Ukraine, Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022. (AP Photo/Andrew Kravchenko)
            
              A Russian rocket launches against Ukraine from Russia's Belgorod region in Kharkiv, Ukraine, late Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022. (AP Photo/Vadim Belikov)
            
              Cypriot soldiers carry the body of the late head of Cyprus' Orthodox Church, Archbishop Chrysostomos II during his funeral ceremony at Saint Barnabas Cathedral, in Nicosia, Cyprus, Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)

Nov. 11-Nov. 17, 2022

From the death of the archbishop who led the Orthodox Church of Cyprus, a bomb exploding on an Istanbul street and the deployment of Keynan forces to Congo, to the retaking of Kherson and the appearance of several Banksy artworks in Ukraine, 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 Alessandra Tarantino.

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AP Week in Pictures: Europe and Africa