AP Week in Pictures: Europe and Africa

Jun 16, 2022, 12:14 PM | Updated: Jun 17, 2022, 12:21 am
Sweden's Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson, right, and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg tal...

Sweden's Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson, right, and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg talk on a traditional rowboat during their meeting at Harpsund, the country retreat of Swedish prime ministers, Monday, June 13, 2022. (Henrik Montgomery/TT News Agency via AP)

(Henrik Montgomery/TT News Agency via AP)

              Children play on the dusty streets of Epworth, a poor neighbourhood on the outskirts of Harare, Zimbabwe, Wednesday, June, 15, 2022.(AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
              Demonstrators are stopped by police as they try to march towards the border with Rwanda, in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, Wednesday June 15, 2022. Congo's military is accusing Rwanda of "no less than an invasion" after a rebel group captured a key town in eastern Congo. The military confirmed late Monday that Bunagana had fallen into rebel hands earlier in the morning. (AP Photo/Moses Sawasawa)
              Britain's Prince Charles greets Sophie, Countess of Wessex, in the stands on day one of the Royal Ascot horse racing meeting, at Ascot Racecourse, in Ascot, England, Tuesday June 14, 2022. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
              A supermoon rises behind the Galata Tower in Istanbul, Turkey, Tuesday, June 14, 2022. The moon reached its full stage on Tuesday, during a phenomenon known as a supermoon because of its proximity to Earth, and it is also labeled as the "Strawberry Moon" because it is the full moon at strawberry harvest time. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
              A woman looks on the Aegean Sea as the moon rises in Santorini island, Greece, on Monday, June 13, 2022. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
              People take a ride in a ferry crossing the Bosphorus strait in Istanbul, Turkey, Sunday, June 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
              A man sunbathes during a heat wave in Marseille, southern France, Wednesday, June 15, 2022. (AP Photo/Daniel Cole)
              People attend Serhiy Lipko's stand-up comedy show in Kyiv, Ukraine, Saturday, June 11, 2022. The war in Ukraine isn't remotely funny, but Ukrainians are learning to laugh about the awfulness of it all. Not necessarily because they want to, but because they have to stay sane in the conflict that has killed tens of thousands and is turning Ukraine, millions of lives, and the world order inside out. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
              A girl plays in Kyiv, Ukraine, Friday, June 10, 2022. With war raging on fronts to the east and south, the summer of 2022 is proving bitter for the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv. The sun shines but sadness and grim determination reign. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
              Shrapnel traces on a house damaged by Russian night shelling in the town of Bakhmut, Donetsk region, Ukraine, Monday, June 13, 2022. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
              Women attend a mass at St. Volodymyr's Cathedral during Orthodox Pentecost in Kyiv, Ukraine, Sunday, June 12, 2022. The Orthodox Church celebrates Pentecost on the fifth Sunday after Easter. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
              Sweden's Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson, right, and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg talk on a traditional rowboat during their meeting at Harpsund, the country retreat of Swedish prime ministers, Monday, June 13, 2022. (Henrik Montgomery/TT News Agency via AP)

JUNE 10 – JUNE 16, 2022

From the Royal Ascot horseracing in England to demonstrations in Congo and the fourth month of the war in Ukraine, this photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published in the past week by The Associated Press from Europe and Africa.

This selection was curated by AP photographer Armando Franca in Lisbon.

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