AP Week in Pictures: Asia

Dec 1, 2022, 4:20 AM | Updated: 6:58 pm
An Indian army sniper takes position during Jungle lane terrain drill at the Indo-US joint exercise...

An Indian army sniper takes position during Jungle lane terrain drill at the Indo-US joint exercise or "Yudh Abhyas, in Auli, in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. Militaries from India and the U.S. are taking part in a high-altitude training exercise in a cold, mountainous terrain close to India's disputed border with China. The training exercise that began two weeks ago is held around Auli, a hill station in the northern state of Uttarakhand. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

(AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

              A woman wearing a face mask walks by barricades laying around a closed coronavirus testing site in Beijing, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022. Protests against China's overzealous zero-COVID policies in Shanghai continued on Saturday afternoon, after police cleared away hundreds of protesters in the early morning hours with force and pepper spray. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A child peeps into a shuttered shopping mall as part of COVID-19 controls in Beijing, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022. More cities eased anti-virus restrictions as Chinese police tried to head off protests Thursday while the ruling Communist Party prepared for the high-profile funeral of the late leader Jiang Zemin. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Workers monitor displays at the Integrated Airport Center at Hong Kong International Airport in Hong Kong, Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. Hong Kong on Friday launched its newly-built third runway, which is expected to be part of a three-runway system in 2024 that will boost the city's status as an aviation hub. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
            
              Muslim men perform a Friday prayer outside a mosque badly damaged in Monday's earthquake, in Gasol village Cianjur, West Java, Indonesia, Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. The magnitude 5.6 quake on Monday killed hundreds of people, many of them children and injured thousands. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
            
              South Korean soccer fans react as they watch a live broadcast of the Group H World Cup soccer match between South Korea and Ghana played in Qatar, at a public viewing venue in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Nov. 28, 2022. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
            
              Chinese policemen form a line to stop protesters marching in Beijing, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022. Protesters angered by strict anti-virus measures called for China's powerful leader to resign, an unprecedented rebuke as authorities in at least eight cities struggled to suppress demonstrations Sunday that represent a rare direct challenge to the ruling Communist Party. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Protesters hold candles as they march in Beijing, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022. Protesters angered by strict anti-virus measures called for China's powerful leader to resign, an unprecedented rebuke as authorities in at least eight cities struggled to suppress demonstrations Sunday that represent a rare direct challenge to the ruling Communist Party. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Policemen pin down and arrest a protester during a protest on a street in Shanghai, China on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022. Authorities eased anti-virus rules in scattered areas but affirmed China's severe "zero- COVID" strategy Monday after crowds demanded President Xi Jinping resign during protests against controls that confine millions of people to their homes. (AP Photo)
            
              An Indian army sniper takes position during Jungle lane terrain drill at the Indo-US joint exercise or "Yudh Abhyas, in Auli, in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. Militaries from India and the U.S. are taking part in a high-altitude training exercise in a cold, mountainous terrain close to India's disputed border with China. The training exercise that began two weeks ago is held around Auli, a hill station in the northern state of Uttarakhand. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

Nov. 25-Dec. 1, 2022

This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in Asia and the Pacific.

The gallery was curated by AP photo editor Masayo Yoshida in Tokyo.

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