A group hiked to the Jamtalferner Glacier in Austria. A deadly fire ripped through a wedding hall in Iraq. Fencers competed in the Asian Games in China. And an idol of the elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha is taken into hiding at a festival in India. This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images from around the world taken or published by The Associated Press in the past week.
The selection was curated by AP photo editor Tomas Stargardter in Mexico City.
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