AP Week in Pictures: Europe and Africa

Aug 4, 2022, 11:18 AM | Updated: 11:25 pm
A wheat field burns after Russian shelling a few kilometers from the Ukrainian-Russian border in th...

A wheat field burns after Russian shelling a few kilometers from the Ukrainian-Russian border in the Kharkiv region, Ukraine, Friday, July 29, 2022. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)

(AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)

              The sun rises above a highway in Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
              England's Chloe Kelly, centre, celebrates with teammates after scoring her side's second goal during the Women's Euro 2022 final soccer match between England and Germany at Wembley stadium in London, Sunday, July 31, 2022. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
              India's Manika Batra competes against South Africa's Musfiquh Kalam during the women's team table tennis competition Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England, Friday, July 29, 2022. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
              A man fishes in a pond in Kramatorsk, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
              Lilia Panchenko is pulled away by her husband, Anatolii, right, as she says her final goodbye to their son, Oleh, along with his daughter, Ruslana, left, before his casket is covered during his burial service in Pokrovsk, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022. Ukrainian soldier Oleh Panchenko, 48, was killed July 27 by Russian forces fighting in the Donetsk region. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
              A Ukrainian woman walks amid the debris of a residential building following night shelling in Mykolaiv, Ukraine, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Kostiantyn Liberov)
              EDS NOTE: GRAPHIC CONTENT - A burned out body of Ukrainian military prisoner is seen in destroyed barrack at a prison in Olenivka, in an area controlled by Russian-backed separatist forces, eastern Ukraine, Friday, July 29, 2022. Russia and Ukraine accused each other Friday of shelling the prison in Olenivka in a separatist region of eastern Ukraine, an attack that reportedly killed dozens of Ukrainian military prisoners who were captured after the fall of a southern port city of Mariupol in May. (AP Photo)
              Ukrainian MSLR "Verba" shoots toward Russian positions at the frontline in Kharkiv region, Ukraine, on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022.(AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
              Second placed Canada's Aurelie Rivard competes during the Women's 200m Individual Medley SM10 Final of the swimming competition at the Commonwealth Games, at the Sandwell Aquatics Centre in Birmingham, England, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
              A diver jumps from the Old Bridge during the 456th traditional annual high diving competition in Mostar, Bosnia, Sunday, July 31, 2022. A total of 31 divers from Bosnia and region leapt from the 23-meter-high bridge into the Neretva River. (AP Photo/Armin Durgut)
              A Ukrainian soldier launches FlyEye WB Electronics SA, a Polish reconnaissance drone, which is in service with the Ukrainian army, in Kyiv region, Ukraine, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
              Youths play soccer on a dirt pitch in the Kibera low-income neighborhood of Nairobi, Kenya Monday, Aug. 1, 2022. Kenya's Aug. 9 election is ripping open the scars of inequality and corruption as East Africa's economic hub chooses a successor to President Uhuru Kenyatta. (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)
              Migrants wait to board an Italian Coast Guard ship in the Sicilian Island of Lampedusa, Italy, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022. The migrants reception center on the island, which is also a summertime tourist destination, reached more than 1,500 people in a space designed, by his count, for 357. (AP Photo/David Lohmueller)
              A wheat field burns after Russian shelling a few kilometers from the Ukrainian-Russian border in the Kharkiv region, Ukraine, Friday, July 29, 2022. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)

July 29 – Aug. 4, 2022

From Russian shelling in Ukraine to the opening of the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, the closing of the Women’s Euro 2022, diving in Mostar and a volcano eruption in Iceland, this gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published in the past week by The Associated Press from Europe and Africa. The selection was curated by photographer Pavel Golovkin.

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