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AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

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A clown-faced reveler smiles as he takes part in the "Galo da Madrugada" or the Morning Rooster carnival parade, in downtown Recife, in the Brazilian state of Pernambuco, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. The "Galo da Madrugada" took to the streets for the first time in 1975 with the aim of rescuing the traditional carnival of Recife. It is now considered one of the largest carnival parades. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)

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 the demolition of an Israeli settlement in the West Bank, Somali migrants crossing from the U.S. into Canada and a Tibetan prayer ceremony.

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This gallery contains photos published, Feb. 25-March 3, 2017.

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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 Sison in New York.