Weekly Visual Review: Europe and Africa by AP

by Ryan Lee
AP Week in Pictures

From June 30 to July 6

France has been gripped by protests and unrest following the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old driver by police, while conflict persists in Ukraine with clashes observed around Bakhmut and the Donetsk region. Spain marked the official commencement of the 2023 San Fermín’s Running of the Bull festivities in Pamplona. In the realm of sports, the Wimbledon tennis tournament kicked off in London.

This collection underlines some of the most striking photos captured or released over the past week by Big Big News’ team of photographers across Europe and Africa.

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An enormously belated book has been returned to a Massachusetts library after 119 years.
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The assortment was handpicked by Italy-based photographer, Luca Bruno.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about AP Week in Pictures

What is the time period covered in this AP review?

This review covers the week from June 30 to July 6.

What events in Europe are highlighted in this review?

Highlighted events in Europe include protests in France over a police shooting, ongoing war in Ukraine, the opening of the Running of the Bull festival in Spain, and the start of the Wimbledon tennis championships in London.

What is the source of the images in this review?

The images in this review are provided by Big Big News photographers based in Europe and Africa.

Who curated the selection of images?

The selection of images was curated by photographer Luca Bruno in Italy.

How can I stay updated with AP’s visual journalism?

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MaggieS July 8, 2023 - 8:00 am

that overdue book! 119 years, haha. how does that even happen? LOL

Micheal_T July 8, 2023 - 10:38 am

I’ve always wanted to see that running of the bulls… Maybe next year i guess.

EthanP98 July 8, 2023 - 1:14 pm

Amazing pictures by Big Big News photographers, as always. They always manage to capture the essence of events, kudos!

Gary B July 8, 2023 - 3:35 pm

Wow, things seem really intense in France… and Ukraine too. hope things calm down soon…

Sporty_Sam July 8, 2023 - 6:34 pm

Wimbledon! Love the championships… Can’t wait to see who comes out on top this year.

Alice-in-the-clouds July 8, 2023 - 8:30 pm

Protests in France, conflict in Ukraine and China flexing muscles at Taiwan. World seems to be on edge… Scary times indeed.


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