AP Week in Pictures: Europe and Africa

Jun 10, 2021, 11:37 PM | Updated: Jun 11, 2021, 12:46 am
President Joe Biden speaks to American service members at RAF Mildenhall in Suffolk, England, Wedne...

President Joe Biden speaks to American service members at RAF Mildenhall in Suffolk, England, Wednesday, June 9, 2021. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

JUNE 4-JUNE 10, 2021

From the arrival of U.S. President Joe Biden in the U.K. for the G-7 summit to the partial eclipse of the sun in London, traffic queues in Lagos to passengers preparing to depart on a cruise ship in Venice, this photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published in the past week by The Associated Press from Europe and Africa.

The selection was curated by AP photographer Pavel Golovkin in Moscow.

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Iran says it’s ready for new talks with US on nuclear deal

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AP Week in Pictures: Europe and Africa