April 23-29, 2022

From Russian President Vladimir Putin arriving to deliver his speech during an awarding ceremony for the Russian Olympic Committee medalists of the XXIV Olympic Winter Games in Beijing and members of the Russian Paralympic team, at the Kremlin in Moscow, to Palestinian Muslim worshippers praying during Laylat Al Qadr, also known as the Night of Power, in front of the Dome of the Rock Mosque, in the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem’s Old City, to President Joe Biden speaking during a funeral service for former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright at the Washington National Cathedral, in Washington, 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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