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AP-Week in Pictures: Global / April 22 – 28, 2023

Apr 28, 2023, 3:18 PM

A Muslim woman holds out her hands painted with traditional "henna" as she performs an Eid al-Fitr ...

A Muslim woman holds out her hands painted with traditional "henna" as she performs an Eid al-Fitr prayer, marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, at the Badshahi mosque, in Lahore, Pakistan, Saturday, April, 22, 2023. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)
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(AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)

From a woman performing an Eid al-Fitr prayer, marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, to a boxer preparing for her bout in a Golden Gloves boxing tournament, this photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images from around the world made or published by the Associated Press in the past week.

The selections were curated by AP photo editor Tomas Stargardter in Mexico City.

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This is how Secret Service protection has changed for presidents over the years

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Alaska election officials to recalculate signatures for ranked vote repeal measure after court order

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Outside the RNC, small Milwaukee businesses and their regulars tried to salvage a sluggish week

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In a California gold rush town, some Black families are fighting for land taken from their ancestors

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AP-Week in Pictures: Global / April 22 – 28, 2023