A model runs backstage during a Spanish designer Claro Couture fashion show during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Madrid. Bavarian herdsmen prepare their clothes before they drive their beasts during the return of the cattle from the summer pastures in the mountains near Oberstdorf, Germany. Lightning strikes as The Tribute in Light is seen in the sky in New York on the 22nd anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. And mosquitoes lay eggs inside the World Mosquito Program’s factory in Medellin, Colombia. Scientists are breeding the mosquitoes to carry the bacteria Wolbachia, which interrupts the transmission of dengue.
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 Tomas Stargardter in Mexico City.
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