AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.

This week's gallery features images of a spaceship launching from the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan; army soldiers raising their weapons in celebration in Iraq; and a student demonstrating in South Africa.

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This gallery contains photos published Oct. 15-22, 2016.

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The Archive: Top photo highlights from previous weeks: http://apne.ws/13QUFKJ

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This gallery was produced by Patrick Sisson in New York.

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This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings

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