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 images of a demonstrator running from police using a water cannon in Santiago, Chile; schoolboys singing at the Mangyongdae Children's Palace in Pyongyang, North Korea; and penitents during Holy Week in Zaragoza, northern Spain.

This gallery contains photos published April 10-15, 2017.


A demonstrator runs for cover as police fire a water cannon during a protest demanding education reform in Santiago, Chile, Tuesday, April 11, 2017. The demonstrators are demanding free access to school for all ages, including the university level. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)

Schoolboys sing at the Mangyongdae Children's Palace on Friday, April 14, 2017, in Pyongyang, North Korea. Amid rising regional tensions, Pyongyang residents have been preparing for North Korea's most important holiday: the 105th birth anniversary of Kim Il Sung, the country's late founder and grandfather of current ruler Kim Jong Un. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

Penitents have coffee during the procession of the "Exaltacion de La Santa Cruz" brotherhood, during Holy Week in Zaragoza, northern Spain, Thursday, April 13, 2017. Hundreds of processions take place throughout Spain during the Easter Holy Week. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)

Ultra-Orthodox Jews burn leavened items in final preparation for the Passover holiday in Jerusalem, Monday, April 10, 2017. Jews are forbidden to eat leavened foodstuffs during the Passover holiday that celebrates the biblical story of the Israelites' escape from slavery and exodus from Egypt. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

A member of the Palestinian Fatah Movement fires a rocket-propelled grenade during a clash that erupted between the Palestinian Fatah Movement and Islamists in the Palestinian refugee camp of Ein el-Hilweh near the southern port city of Sidon, Lebanon, Sunday, April 9, 2017. Ein el-Hilweh, the largest of 12 Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon, is notorious for its lawlessness and is home to some extremists who sympathize with the Islamic State group and al-Qaida. (AP Photo/Mohammed Zaatari)

Snow-covered Mount Etna, Europe's most active volcano, spews lava during an eruption seen from the Sicilian village of Pozzillo, Italy, in the early hours of Tuesday, April 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Salvatore Allegra)

Syrian women walk through the Kawergosk refugee camp in northern Iraq, at dusk on Saturday, April 8, 2017. Millions of Syrian refugees are scattered across camps and illegal settlements across the region. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

The mother, center, of Umer Farooq, a Kashmiri civilian who was killed Sunday, cries during his funeral in the village of Baroosa, 34 kilometers (21 miles) northeast of Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir, Monday, April 10, 2017. Government forces opened fire on Sunday on crowds of people who attacked polling stations during a by-election for a vacant seat in India's Parliament, killing eight people. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)

Migrants aboard the Golfo Azurro rescue vessel wait to be transferred to Italian authorities in Trapani harbor, on the Italian island of Sicily, Saturday, April 8, 2017. Most migrants on the Mediterranean are now trying to reach Italy. Those numbers have dramatically increased since the European Union and Turkey signed an agreement last year that allowed Greece to send new asylum-seekers back to Turkey. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

Artists work on a sand sculpture depicting Jesus Christ, during Holy Week celebrations in Arenal de Cochiraya, on the outskirts of Oruro, Bolivia, Friday, April 14, 2017. Two hundred artists gathered for the annual Good Friday event in the highland region, building sand sculptures based on the parables of Jesus. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)

A worker sprays water onto the statue of King Sejong for a spring cleaning at the Gwanghwamun Plaza in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, April 10, 2017. King Sejong, the fourth king of the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910), created the Korean alphabet, Hangul, in 1446. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

A woman stretches out her arms in prayer as she balances a stone on her head as a form of penance during a Good Friday ritual in Ganthier, Haiti, Friday, April 14, 2017. Thousands of Haitians flock to mount Calvaire Miracle, some with rocks balanced on their heads, to pray and seek renewal in one of the spiritually-steeped country's biggest annual pilgrimages. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)


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

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