AP Week in Pictures: Europe and Africa

Dec 15, 2022, 10:06 AM | Updated: Dec 16, 2022, 12:15 am
A family build a snowman in London, Monday, Dec. 12, 2022. Snow and ice have swept across parts of ...

A family build a snowman in London, Monday, Dec. 12, 2022. Snow and ice have swept across parts of the UK, with cold wintry conditions set to continue for days. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

(AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

              A Maasai man throws a javelin as he competes in the Maasai Olympics in Kimana Sanctuary, southern Kenya Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022. The sports event, first held in 2012, consists of six track-and-field events based on traditional warrior skills and was created as an alternative to lion-killing as a rite of passage. (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)
              France's Nils Allegre is airborne during an alpine ski, men's World Cup downhill training, in Val Gardena, Italy, Tuesday, Dec.13, 2022. (AP Photo/Gabriele Facciotti)
              Moroccans celebrate in Rabat, Morocco, Saturday Dec. 10, 2022, after Morocco defeated Portugal in the quarterfinal soccer match of the World Cup played in Qatar. (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy)
              An emergency worker and his dog warm up in front of a wood-burning oven in a shelter in Bakhmut, the site of the heaviest battles with the Russian troops, in the Donetsk region, Ukraine, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/LIBKOS)
              A steam train drives through a snow-covered landscape at the Harz mountains near Wernigerode, Germany, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
              St. Mark's Basilica and it's bell tower reflect on the flooded square in Venice, northern Italy, Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022, during a high tide. The tide reached 100 cm above the sea level flooding the lower areas of the city. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)
              A woman walks with a flashlight during a power outage in Kyiv, Ukraine, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
              Local residents watch as a bombed building is dismantled in Borodyanka, Kyiv region, Ukraine, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022. (AP Photo/Andrew Kravchenko)
              A family build a snowman in London, Monday, Dec. 12, 2022. Snow and ice have swept across parts of the UK, with cold wintry conditions set to continue for days. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
            German Chancellor Olaf Scholz addresses the parliament Bundestag in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. Scholz will travel to an EU - Asean meeting in Brussels after the parliament session. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

Dec. 8 – Dec. 15

From snowfall in Britain and Germany to the Masai Olympics in Kenya and Moroccan soccer fans in Morocco and France celebrating their team’s success, this photo 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 AP photographer Pavel Golovkin in Tallinn, Estonia.

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AP Week in Pictures: Europe and Africa