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 North Korean soldiers saluting during a military parade to celebrate the 105th birth anniversary of Kim Il Sung; Venezuelan protesters taking cover from police during anti-government demonstrations; A Flint police officer removing a resident from a town hall meeting related to the Michigan city's tainted water crisis.

This gallery contains photos published April 15-21, 2017.


Cracks radiate from a bullet hole in a shopwindow of the Champs Elysees boulevard in Paris, Friday, April 21, 2017. A police officer was killed on the French capital's most famous boulevard when an assailant opened fire with an assault rifle in the name of the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

Anti-government demonstrators take cover from advancing Bolivarian Police officers during protests in Caracas, Venezuela, on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro called on Venezuelans to take to the streets in marched against the embattled socialist leader. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

Anti-government protesters march along a highway in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro called on Venezuelans to take to the streets to march against the embattled socialist leader. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

A police officer stands guard near the Champs Elysees boulevard in Paris, France, after a fatal shooting in which a police officer was killed along with an attacker, Thursday, April 20, 2017. The Islamic State group took responsibility for the act. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

Flint police Officer Kristopher Jones removes resident Leah Palladeno, in handcuffs, from a town hall meeting at House of Prayer Missionary Baptist Church, related to the city's crisis with lead-tainted water, in Flint, Mich., on Thursday, April 20, 2017. Police say six people were arrested for disorderly conduct or other reasons. The event was held after Flint Mayor Karen Weaver reversed course Tuesday and recommended that Flint continue getting its drinking water from a Detroit-area system long term instead of a new pipeline. (Jake May/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)

Soldiers salute as the national anthem is played during a military parade to celebrate the 105th birth anniversary of Kim Il Sung, in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Saturday, April 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

A student throws a chair towards Indian police officers during a clash in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, on Monday, April 17, 2017. Hundreds of college students took to the streets to protest a police raid in a college in southern Pulwama town over the weekend, in which at least 50 students were injured. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)

A supporter of the "No" vote lights a flare during a protest in Istanbul, Turkey, against the results of the country's referendum, Monday, April 17, 2017. On Monday, the main opposition party urged the country's electoral board to cancel the results of a landmark referendum that granted sweeping new powers to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, citing what it called substantial voting irregularities. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

Ukrainian Orthodox worshippers light candles from the Holy Fire brought from Jerusalem in St. Volodymyr Cathedral during the ceremony of the Holy Fire in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, April 15, 2017. The ceremony is part of Orthodox Easter rituals and the flame symbolizes the resurrection of Christ in a ceremony dating back to the 12th century. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov)

In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, a Long March 7 rocket carrying the Tianzhou 1 cargo spacecraft blasts off from the Wenchang Space Launch Center in Wenchang in southern China's Hainan Province, Thursday, April 20, 2017. China has launched its first unmanned cargo spacecraft Thursday on a mission to dock with the country's space station. (Yang Guanyu/Xinhua via AP)

A kayaker circles a small island on Pontoosuc Lake in Pittsfield, Mass., on April 16, 2017. (Ben Garver/The Berkshire Eagle via AP)

Anti-frost candles burn in a vineyard in the middle of the Swiss Alps, in Saxon, Canton of Valais, Switzerland, Thursday, April 20, 2017. Due to unusually low temperatures wine growers try to protect their grape shoots with anti-frost candles. (Valentin Flauraud/Keystone via AP)


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

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