AP Week in Pictures: Europe and Africa

Nov 24, 2022, 9:30 AM | Updated: 11:37 pm
Ukrainian soldiers fire an artillery at Russian positions near Bakhmut, Donetsk region, Ukraine, Su...

Ukrainian soldiers fire an artillery at Russian positions near Bakhmut, Donetsk region, Ukraine, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. (AP Photo/LIBKOS)

(AP Photo/LIBKOS)

              Long time exposure photo shows a regional train approaching the train station of Wehrheim near Frankfurt, Germany, early Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
            
              Residents plug in mobile phones and power banks at a charging point in downtown Kherson, southern Ukraine, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. Russian forces fired tank shells, rockets and other artillery on the city of Kherson, which was recently liberated from Ukrainian forces. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
            
              People who lost relatives in the downing of MH17, hug at a bus stop after the court's verdict at Schiphol airport, near Amsterdam, Netherlands, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022. A Dutch court has convicted two Russians and a Ukrainian of the murders of 298 people who died in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine. One Russian was acquitted for lack of evidence. (AP Photo/Phil Nijhuis)
            
              Ocean Rebellion demonstrators protest outside the International Maritime Organisation against the use of fossil fuels in the shipping industry, in London, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
            
              Natalia Voblikova, center, reacts after knowing that her son Artur was seriously injured after a Russian strike in Kherson, southern Ukraine, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. Artur Voblikov, 13, was injured after a Russian strike, and doctors had to amputate his left arm. As attacks increase in the recently liberated city of Kherson, doctors are struggling to cope amid little water, electricity and a lack of equipment. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
            
              Senegal soccer fans react as they watch their team on a large screen at a fan zone in the UCAD University in Dakar, Senegal, Monday Nov. 21, 2022, during the World Cup Group B soccer match between Senegal and Netherlands. (AP Photo/Sylvain Cherkaoui)
            
              Staff move 13-year-old Artur Voblikov to the operating room inside a hospital in Kherson, southern Ukraine, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. Artur Voblikov was injured after a Russian strike, and doctors had to amputate his left arm. As attacks increase in the recently liberated city of Kherson, doctors are struggling to cope amid little water, electricity and a lack of equipment. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
            
              In this photo taken with slow shutter speed, Spain's Rafael Nadal returns the ball to Norway's Casper Ruud during their singles tennis match of the ATP World Tour Finals, at the Pala Alpitour in Turin, Italy, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
            
              Damaged shops are seen in Duzce, Turkey, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022, after a magnitude 5.9 earthquake hit a town in northwest Turkey early Wednesday, causing damage to some buildings and widespread panic. At least 68 people were injured, mostly while trying to flee homes. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
            
              Local authorities inaugurate the Christmas lighting in the streets of Vigo, Spain, Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. Ahead of other cities, the northwestern port city of Vigo switched on the Christmas light with a lightshow on Saturday Nov. 19, in what has become a significant tourist attraction. (AP Photo/Lalo R. Villar)
            
              A Ukrainian soldier peers out of a captured Russian tank at the front line in the Donetsk region, Ukraine, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Libkos)
            
              Jalokun Nifemi, wearing an outfit made from recycled newspapers, waits back stage before a 'trashion show' in Sangotedo Lagos, Nigeria, Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
            
              Ukrainian soldiers fire an artillery at Russian positions near Bakhmut, Donetsk region, Ukraine, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. (AP Photo/LIBKOS)

Nov. 18-Nov. 24, 2022

From fighting and civilian suffering in Ukraine to a fashion show in Lagos with outfits made from recyclables, a Spanish city switching on the Christmas lights and the tennis ATP world tour finals, 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 Chief Photographer East Africa Ben Curtis.

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