AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

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Posted: Sep 25, 2017 12:42 AM
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

Rohingya Muslims who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, including many children, waited on line to collect food aid near the Kutupalong refugee camp. Over the last month, an estimated 430,000 Rohingya have arrived in Bangladesh as their homes and villages were set on fire by mobs of soldiers and Buddhist monks. They have brought with them accounts of soldiers spraying their villages with gunfire.

In other images from the Asia-Pacific region last week, Indian artists dressed as the Hindu god Rama performed during Dussehra festivities. The Hindu festival of Dussehra commemorates Lord Rama's triumph over the demon king Ravana, marking the victory of good over evil.

Sorana Cirstea of Romania took on Nicole Gibbs of the United States in a second-round match at the Korea Open tennis championships in Seoul. Cirstea won the match in straight sets, but then lost in the quarterfinals.


This gallery was curated by Associated Press photo editor Masayo Yoshida in Tokyo.