AP Week in Pictures: Worldwide

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Andie MacDowell, left, and Helen Mirren dance as they arrive at the premiere of the film ‘Mother and Son’ at the 75th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France, Friday May 27, 2022. (Photo by Vianney The Caer/Invision/AP)

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May 21-27, 2022

From a Cameroonian midshipman proudly recognized by President Joe Biden at the US Naval Academy graduation and commissioning ceremony at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland, to dozens of migrants falling dangerously in the water as they struggled to hold on to the side of an overturned boat off Tunisian waters, while more than a hundred people were rescued by the non-governmental organization Open Arms in the Heartbroken Mediterranean Sea Esmeralda Bravo, 63, sheds tears while holding a photo of her granddaughter, Nevaeh, one of the victims of the Robb Elementary School shooting, during a prayer vigil in Uvalde, Texas, 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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