AP Week in Pictures: Europe and Africa

Nov 24, 2022, 9:30 AM | Updated: 11:35 pm
Ukrainian soldiers fire an artillery at Russian positions near Bakhmut, Donetsk region, Ukraine, Su...

Ukrainian soldiers fire an artillery at Russian positions near Bakhmut, Donetsk region, Ukraine, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. (AP Photo/LIBKOS)

(AP Photo/LIBKOS)

              Long time exposure photo shows a regional train approaching the train station of Wehrheim near Frankfurt, Germany, early Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
            
              Residents plug in mobile phones and power banks at a charging point in downtown Kherson, southern Ukraine, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. Russian forces fired tank shells, rockets and other artillery on the city of Kherson, which was recently liberated from Ukrainian forces. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
            
              People who lost relatives in the downing of MH17, hug at a bus stop after the court's verdict at Schiphol airport, near Amsterdam, Netherlands, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022. A Dutch court has convicted two Russians and a Ukrainian of the murders of 298 people who died in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine. One Russian was acquitted for lack of evidence. (AP Photo/Phil Nijhuis)
            
              Ocean Rebellion demonstrators protest outside the International Maritime Organisation against the use of fossil fuels in the shipping industry, in London, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
            
              Natalia Voblikova, center, reacts after knowing that her son Artur was seriously injured after a Russian strike in Kherson, southern Ukraine, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. Artur Voblikov, 13, was injured after a Russian strike, and doctors had to amputate his left arm. As attacks increase in the recently liberated city of Kherson, doctors are struggling to cope amid little water, electricity and a lack of equipment. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
            
              Senegal soccer fans react as they watch their team on a large screen at a fan zone in the UCAD University in Dakar, Senegal, Monday Nov. 21, 2022, during the World Cup Group B soccer match between Senegal and Netherlands. (AP Photo/Sylvain Cherkaoui)
            
              Staff move 13-year-old Artur Voblikov to the operating room inside a hospital in Kherson, southern Ukraine, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. Artur Voblikov was injured after a Russian strike, and doctors had to amputate his left arm. As attacks increase in the recently liberated city of Kherson, doctors are struggling to cope amid little water, electricity and a lack of equipment. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
            
              In this photo taken with slow shutter speed, Spain's Rafael Nadal returns the ball to Norway's Casper Ruud during their singles tennis match of the ATP World Tour Finals, at the Pala Alpitour in Turin, Italy, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
            
              Damaged shops are seen in Duzce, Turkey, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022, after a magnitude 5.9 earthquake hit a town in northwest Turkey early Wednesday, causing damage to some buildings and widespread panic. At least 68 people were injured, mostly while trying to flee homes. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
            
              A Ukrainian soldier peers out of a captured Russian tank at the front line in the Donetsk region, Ukraine, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Libkos)
            
              Ukrainian soldiers fire an artillery at Russian positions near Bakhmut, Donetsk region, Ukraine, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. (AP Photo/LIBKOS)
            Local authorities inaugurate the Christmas lighting in the streets of Vigo, Spain, Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. Ahead of other cities, the northwestern port city of Vigo switched on the Christmas light with a lightshow on Saturday Nov. 19, in what has become a significant tourist attraction. (AP Photo/Lalo R. Villar) Jalokun Nifemi, wearing an outfit made from recycled newspapers, waits back stage before a 'trashion show' in Sangotedo Lagos, Nigeria, Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

Nov. 18-Nov. 24, 2022

From fighting and civilian suffering in Ukraine to a fashion show in Lagos with outfits made from recyclables, a Spanish city switching on the Christmas lights and the tennis ATP world tour finals, 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 Chief Photographer East Africa Ben Curtis.

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Saturday’s Scores

BOYS PREP BASKETBALL= Blaine 80, Bear Creek School 38 Jackson 66, Mark Morris 62 Union 70, Lewis and Clark 51 POSTPONEMENTS AND CANCELLATIONS= Olympic vs. Crosspoint Academy, ppd. Sedro-Woolley vs. Meadowdale, ppd. to Dec 3rd. ___ Some high school basketball scores provided by Scorestream.com, https://scorestream.com/ Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material […]
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Saturday’s Scores

GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL= Camas 73, Archbishop Murphy 35 Friday Harbor 31, Bellingham 29 Mead 73, West Linn, Ore. 35 POSTPONEMENTS AND CANCELLATIONS= Crosspoint Academy vs. Olympic, ppd. ___ Some high school basketball scores provided by Scorestream.com, https://scorestream.com/ Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
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Saturday’s Scores

BOYS PREP BASKETBALL= Firth 65, Fruitland 64, OT Highland 58, Salmon River 52 Kimberly 55, Homedale 39 Rigby 62, Mountain View 57 St. Maries 69, Kendrick 48 Timpview, Utah 48, Madison 33 CHARGER TOURNAMENT= Hillcrest 50, Pleasant Grove, Utah 44 ___ Some high school basketball scores provided by Scorestream.com, https://scorestream.com/ Copyright © The Associated Press. […]
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SEC halftime contest booed, both students awarded $100,000

ATLANTA (AP) — Just what the Dr ordered. Two college students each wound up winning $100,000 in tuition Saturday, shortly after boos filled Mercedes-Benz Stadium because of a confusing ending in a halftime contest during the SEC championship game. Fans at the LSU-Georgia game jeered when one of the competitors appeared to capture the Dr […]
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Keep COVID military vaccine mandate, defense chief says

ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT (AP) — Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said he wants to keep the military’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate in place to protect the health of the troops, as Republican governors and lawmakers press to rescind it. This past week more than 20 Republican governors sent a letter to President Joe Biden asking […]
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A coyote ambushed and injured a 2-year old girl outside her Los Angeles home in a daytime attack before her father chased the animal off, her family said. Home security video obtained by KTLA-TV shows the animal grab and drag the toddler across her lawn and sidewalk, just seconds after her […]
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AP Week in Pictures: Europe and Africa