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 dancers preparing for a traditional celebration in Peru, migrants seeking shelter from the cold in an abandoned warehouse in Serbia and rough waves breaking on the rocks of a Portuguese coastline.

This gallery contains photos published, Jan. 21-Feb. 3, 2017.


An inmate looks from behind a cell door at a prison in Jilava, Romania on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017. Romania's government decriminalized official misconduct overnight Wednesday Feb. 1, 2017, defying mass protests and warnings from prosecutors and the president that the move will reverse the country's fight against corruption. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

Izzy Berdan, center, wears a U.S. flag as he chants slogans with other demonstrators during a rally against President Donald Trump's order that restricts travel to the United States, Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017, in Boston. Trump signed an executive order Friday, Jan. 27, 2017 that bans legal U.S. residents and visa-holders from seven Muslim-majority nations from entering the U.S. for 90 days and puts an indefinite hold on a program resettling Syrian refugees. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Local residents line up for help at the humanitarian aid center in Avdiivka, eastern Ukraine, Friday, Feb. 3, 2017. Strong shelling hit both government- and rebel-controlled areas of eastern Ukraine in a continued escalation of the country's fighting. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)

A couple watches the waves break on the coastline in Nazare, Portugal, Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, as strong winds hit the area. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)

A sub-Saharan migrant holds his head, on the deck of the Golfo Azzurro boat after he was rescued from a rubber boat by members of Proactive Open Arms NGO, on the Mediterranean sea, about 24 miles north of Sabratha, Libya, Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

An Afghan refugee jumps off an old train carriage where he and others took refuge in Belgrade, Serbia, Friday, Feb. 3, 2017. Hundreds of migrants have been sleeping amid in freezing temperatures in central Belgrade looking for ways to cross the heavily-guarded EU borders. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

People gather in remembrance of the victims of Sunday's shooting at a Quebec City mosque, during a vigil in Edmonton, Alberta, Monday, Jan. 30, 2017. A French Canadian known for far-right, nationalist views was charged with six counts of first-degree murder and five counts of attempted murder over the shooting rampage at the mosque that Canada's prime minister called an act of terrorism against Muslims. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

A wildfire approaches Chile's Dichato community, Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, where firefighters are working to keep the flames away from the estimated 800 homes. The fires have consumed forests, livestock and entire towns, prompting President Michelle Bachelet to declare a state of emergency, deploy troops and ask for international help. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)

Women hang a ribbon wishing for the reunification of the two Koreas on a fence as they celebrate the Lunar New Year at the Imjingak Pavilion, near the demilitarized zone of Panmunjom, in Paju, South Korea, Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017. Millions of South Koreans visit their hometowns during the four-day holiday. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Dancers get ready near Lake Titicaca prior to their performance at Virgin of Candelaria celebrations in Puno, Peru on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017. "There's always been a lack of respect for the countryside. But when the villagers participate, they are saying, 'I am present,' and the people from the city are only spectators," said anthropologist Henry Flores, who has studied indigenous dances in the town of Puno. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

A group of migrants warm themselves by a fire in an abandoned warehouse in Belgrade, Serbia, Monday, Jan. 30, 2017. Hundreds of migrants have been sleeping in freezing temperatures in downtown Belgrade looking for ways to cross the heavily-guarded EU borders. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)


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

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