Pictures of the week

Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.

This week's gallery features a bull-taming festival in India, African migrants arriving in Sicily, and a mock funeral that marks the end of carnival season in Cuba.

This gallery contains photos published, Feb. 4-Feb. 10, 2017.


A couple wearing Japanese traditional kimonos pose for a wedding photo by a rapeseed oil field at Hamarikyu Garden in Tokyo, Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. The flowers are expected to remain in full bloom until the end of March. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

A bull faces a crowd during a traditional bull-taming festival called "Jallikattu," in the village of Allanganallur, near Madurai, Tamil Nadu state, India, Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Jallikattu involves releasing a bull into a crowd of people who attempt to grab it and ride it. Performed during the four-day "Pongal" or winter harvest festival, popular in Tamil Nadu. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

A Ukrainian soldier, left, sits next to two elderly women waiting for humanitarian aid in Avdiivka, eastern Ukraine, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017. A sharp escalation in fighting between Ukrainian troops and Russia-backed rebels over the past week has killed at least 33 people, centering on Avdiivka, a government-held town just north of rebel-controlled Donetsk. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)

With a moon rising overhead, Theresa Perkins retrieves some belongings from inside of the destroyed home of her friend, Thelma Packnett, in the aftermath of Tuesday's tornado that tore through the New Orleans East section of New Orleans, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

With a moon rising overhead, Theresa Perkins retrieves some belongings from inside of the destroyed home of her friend, Thelma Packnett, in the aftermath of Tuesday's tornado that tore through the New Orleans East section of New Orleans, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

A shadow of an Indian paramilitary soldier is cast on barbed wire at a checkpoint during curfew in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Authorities imposed a curfew in some parts of Indian-controlled Kashmir's main city to prevent a protest march to the disputed Himalayan region's office of United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) called by separatist leaders seeking end of Indian rule. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)

Sub-Saharan migrants wait their turn to leave the Golfo Azzurro rescue vessel after arriving at the port of Pozzallo, south of Sicily, Italy, with more than 220 migrants aboard, rescued by members of Proactive Open Arms NGO, on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017. Rescuers from different aid organizations pulled more than 1000 people in waters off the Libyan coast on Friday, and all of them were transferred to the Italian authorities. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

Young migrants from Syria sit in a bus as they arrive at a refugees camp at Kokkinotrimithia outside of the capital Nicosia, in the eastern Mediterranean island of Cyprus, on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017. A boat carrying 93 migrants believed to be Syrians - including 42 children and 17 women - came ashore on Cyprus' northwest coast after setting sail from where authorities believe was Mersin, Turkey. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)

Palestinian laborers work at a construction site in a new housing project in the Israeli settlement of Maale Adumim, near Jerusalem, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017. A Palestinian Cabinet minister on Tuesday called on the international community to punish Israel for a contentious new law, just hours after the Israeli parliament adopted the bill to retroactively legalize thousands of West Bank settlement homes built unlawfully on private Palestinian land. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

Startled roe deer run on an ice floe surrounded by driftwood by the rising icy waters of the River Tisza at Cigand, 271 kilometers northeast of Budapest, Hungary, Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. (Attila Balazs/MTI via AP)

Rafael Tapia, from Chile, drops down a wave during a big wave surfing session at the Praia do Norte, or North beach, in Nazare, Portugal, Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)

Marcelino Rogelio Estrada performs the role of a priest during the annual celebration known as the Burial of Pachencho, played by Divaldo Aguiar, who lies in a coffin during the mock funeral service, in Santiago de Las Vegas, Cuba, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017. Residents stage the mock funeral and burial of Pachencho in a boozy festival that has become an annual tradition to mark the end of the local carnival season. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

The rear windshield of a vehicle is held together by a transparent film with an image of the Virgin of Guadalupe, after being struck by bullets in Culiacan, Mexico, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017. The Sinaloa state prosecutor's office said in a statement that several suspects and a Mexican marine died in an early morning clash after heavily armed men attacked the marines while on patrol in the city. (AP Photo/Rashide Frias)

Birds fly over trains along the Market-Frankford Line in Philadelphia, Monday, Feb. 6, 2017. The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority took cars out for inspection after a crack was found on a main load-carrying beam on a Market-Frankford Line car during regularly scheduled vehicle overhaul work. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Manchester United's players celebrate after Juan Mata, center, scored the team's third goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Leicester City and Manchester United at the King Power Stadium in Leicester, England, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)


Text from the AP news story, AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

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