March 19-25, 2022
From Canada’s Madeline Schizas’ graceful skating performance in the women’s short program at the Figure Skating World Championships, in Montpellier, France, to Pope Francis’ special prayer for Ukraine, and peace, amid the devastation of the Russian war, to the beauty of spring as a Japanese white-eye bird drinks the nectar of a cherry blossom in Tokyo, this photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images from around the world made or published by The Associated Press in the past week.
The selection was curated by AP photo editor Pamela Hassell in New York.
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