PHOTO GALLERY: A selection of pictures from the past week

  • An anti-government demonstrator is sprayed by a police water cannon during a protest in Santiago, Chile, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. Student protests have become a nationwide call for socio-economic equality and better social services, so far forcing Chilean President Sebastian Pinera to increase benefits for the poor and disadvantaged and start a process of constitutional reform.

    An anti-government demonstrator is sprayed by a police water cannon during a protest in Santiago, Chile, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. Student protests have become a nationwide call for socio-economic equality and better social services, so far forcing Chilean President Sebastian Pinera to increase benefits for the poor and disadvantaged and start a process of constitutional reform. Associated Press

  • A man carries a rug at the Grand Bazaar in Tehran, Iran, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. A new budget designed to resist crippling U.S. trade embargoes was presented to the Iranian parliament on Sunday, as the country aims to depend less on oil revenue next year.

    A man carries a rug at the Grand Bazaar in Tehran, Iran, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. A new budget designed to resist crippling U.S. trade embargoes was presented to the Iranian parliament on Sunday, as the country aims to depend less on oil revenue next year. Associated Press

  • Shoppers at a retail district pass by the American lingerie company Victoria's Secrets store in Beijing on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019. China deputy trade envoy says China and the U.S. have reached a trade deal, will reduce punitive tariffs on each other's goods.

    Shoppers at a retail district pass by the American lingerie company Victoria's Secrets store in Beijing on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019. China deputy trade envoy says China and the U.S. have reached a trade deal, will reduce punitive tariffs on each other's goods. Associated Press

  • Kashmiri Muslim children pray as a priest displays a relic of Sufi saint Sheikh Syed Abdul Qadir Jeelani outside his shrine in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. Devotees gathered at the shrine for the 11-day festival that marks the death anniversary of the Sufi saint.

    Kashmiri Muslim children pray as a priest displays a relic of Sufi saint Sheikh Syed Abdul Qadir Jeelani outside his shrine in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. Devotees gathered at the shrine for the 11-day festival that marks the death anniversary of the Sufi saint. Associated Press

  • Boys play at a camp for internally displaced people in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. Tens of thousands of internally displaced Afghans live in camps, which lack basic facilities, across Afghanistan.

    Boys play at a camp for internally displaced people in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. Tens of thousands of internally displaced Afghans live in camps, which lack basic facilities, across Afghanistan. Associated Press

  • A U.S. Marine stands in front of the USS Missouri during a ceremony to mark the 78th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019 at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Survivors and members of the public gathered to remember those killed when Japanese planes bombed the naval base 78 years ago and launched the U.S. into World War II. About a dozen survivors of the attack attended the annual ceremony, the youngest of whom are now in their late 90s.

    A U.S. Marine stands in front of the USS Missouri during a ceremony to mark the 78th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019 at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Survivors and members of the public gathered to remember those killed when Japanese planes bombed the naval base 78 years ago and launched the U.S. into World War II. About a dozen survivors of the attack attended the annual ceremony, the youngest of whom are now in their late 90s. Associated Press

  • Starlings sit on the backs of fallow deer standing in the high grass of a nature reserve during drizzle in Moenchbruch near Frankfurt, Germany, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. (Boris Roessler/dpa via AP)

    Starlings sit on the backs of fallow deer standing in the high grass of a nature reserve during drizzle in Moenchbruch near Frankfurt, Germany, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. (Boris Roessler/dpa via AP) Associated Press

  • Women carry sacks of firewood on their heads in the Bagram road in Parwan province of Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019.

    Women carry sacks of firewood on their heads in the Bagram road in Parwan province of Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. Associated Press

  • A beam of sunlight shines on pro-democracy protesters as they march on a street in Hong Kong, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. Thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a march seen as a test of the enduring appeal of an anti-government movement about to mark a half year of demonstrations.

    A beam of sunlight shines on pro-democracy protesters as they march on a street in Hong Kong, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. Thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a march seen as a test of the enduring appeal of an anti-government movement about to mark a half year of demonstrations. Associated Press

  • Mist rolls over the U.S. Capitol dome early Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, before a House Judiciary Committee hearing regarding the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill in Washington.

    Mist rolls over the U.S. Capitol dome early Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, before a House Judiciary Committee hearing regarding the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill in Washington. Associated Press

  • A migrant carries water to the Vucjak refugee camp outside Bihac, northwestern Bosnia, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. It has been reported that Bosnian officials will close the makeshift tent camp in northwestern Bosnia where hundreds of migrants remain stranded despite snow and freezing weather.

    A migrant carries water to the Vucjak refugee camp outside Bihac, northwestern Bosnia, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. It has been reported that Bosnian officials will close the makeshift tent camp in northwestern Bosnia where hundreds of migrants remain stranded despite snow and freezing weather. Associated Press

 
 
Posted12/14/2019 7:00 AM

Here's your look at 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 includes people making their way through shadows in Tehran's Grand Bazaar; boys playing among debris in a camp for internally displaced people in Kabul; and fog shrouding the U.S. Capitol dome in Washington.

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This gallery contains photos from the week of Dec. 7-13, 2019.

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This gallery was produced by Patrick Sison in New York.

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