AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

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Posted: Nov 03, 2017 12:57 AM
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

Muhammed Yunus, 28, a Rohingya Muslim who arrived from Myanmar and hasn't eaten for the past three days, grimaced in pain as he waited for permission to proceed to refugee camps near Palong Khali, Bangladesh.

More than 600,000 Rohingya from northern Rakhine state have fled to Bangladesh since Aug. 25, when Myanmar security forces began a scorched-earth campaign against Rohingya villages.

In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this week, Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark lifted the winner's trophy after winning the singles final match against Venus Williams of the United States, at the WTA tennis tournament in Singapore.

A Chinese honor guard member unfurled his flag before a welcome ceremony for Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

South Korean figure skater You Young ran with an Olympic torch during the Olympic Torch Relay in Incheon, South Korea. The Olympic flame arrived in South Korea on Wednesday where it will be passed throughout the country by thousands of torchbearers on a 100-day journey to the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

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


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