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 gallery contains photos published March 18-24, 2017.


A refugee and her daughter sit next to a placard in front of a shop window during a rally in Athens, Saturday, March 18, 2017. Thousands of protesters marched to the offices of the European Commission Representation in Greece to mark the United Nations' Anti-Racism Day. The placard reads: "No to a fortress-Europe, Crush the Neo-Nazis". (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)

 

Train tracks are twisted into a flooded river in the Chosica district of Lima, Peru, on Sunday, March 19, 2017. Intense rains and mudslides have wrought havoc around the Andean nation and caught residents in Lima, a desert city of 10 million where it almost never rains, by surprise. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)

 

High-rise buildings are partly covered by heavy fog in Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour on Monday, March 20, 2017. Fog blanketing the city is common in spring and can greatly affect shipping and aviation. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

 

A merchant walks through smoke at a market in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Monday, March 20, 2017. A fire damaged the biggest central market in the center of the Haitian capital. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

 

A woman stands on the top of Feldberg mountain near Frankfurt, Germany, on Sunday, March 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

 

President Donald Trump arrives at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Monday, March 20, 2017, to board Marine One for a short trip to the White House. Trump spoke at a rally in Louisville, Ky., on Monday. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

 

A Papuan activist with traditional headwear which includes a stuffed bird of paradise attends a protest against U.S. mining giant Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. in Jakarta, Indonesia, Monday, March 20, 2017. A group of activists staged the protest demanding the New Orleans-based mining company close its mine in Papua province saying that it siphons off the region's wealth and gives it little in return. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)

 

Family members celebrating the spring equinox raise their hands toward the sun atop the Pyramid of the Sun at the Teotihuacan archeological site in Mexico, on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Although the official vernal equinox occurred on Monday, thousands of visitors were expected to climb the ancient pyramid on Tuesday to greet the sun and celebrate the beginning of spring. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

 

People stand in a bus waiting to go home after their work day at a "maquiladora" for car accessories in Matamoros, Tamaulipas state, Mexico, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, across the border from Brownsville, Texas. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

 

Mourners release balloons during the one-year anniversary for Brussels attacks victims at the Bourse in Brussels on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Belgian leaders, victims and families of those who died in the suicide bomb attacks on the Brussels airport and subway are marking the first anniversary of the attacks, which killed 32 people and wounded more than 300 others. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

 

An alleged Islamic State fighter is detained by Iraqi security forces on the western side of Mosul, Iraq, on Thursday, March 23, 2017. The United Nations reported on Thursday that more than 1,000 people have been treated for conflict-related trauma near front lines since the fight for western Mosul began on Feb. 19. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

 

A relative kisses the cheek of 17-year old Palestinian Mahmoud Hattab during his funeral at the Jalazoun refugee camp near the West Bank city of Ramallah, Friday, March 24, 2017. The Palestinian Health Ministry said Israeli troops killed the teenager and wounded another three when soldiers opened fire on their vehicle in the West Bank. The Israeli military said the men had stopped near a Jewish settlement and "hurled fire bombs" at the community, and the soldiers fired at the attackers who fled the scene in their vehicle. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)

 

Police officers stop a demonstrator from trying to open the gates of the National Housing Authority offices during a rally in Quezon City, Philippines, northeast of Manila, on Friday, March 24, 2017. The group is protesting the possible eviction to hundreds of informal settlers who have occupied a housing community for police and military in northern province of Bulacan. In a statement, the occupants deemed the eviction notice a "violation of urban poor rights" and vowed to resist any move to evict them. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

 

Police officers adjust a panel on a gate outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Friday, March 24, 2017. On Thursday authorities identified a 52-year-old Briton as the man who mowed down pedestrians and stabbed a policeman to death outside Parliament, saying he had a long criminal record and once was investigated for extremism — but was not currently on a terrorism watch list. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

 


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