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Topshots of the Week (26 November - 2 December, 2022)


Selection of some of the most striking photographs taken by AFP photojournalists this past week  (26 November - 2 December, 2022).


A Kashmiri farmer dips in cold waters braving sub zero temperatures to extract lotus stems, locally known as Nadur, at Anchar Lake in Srinagar on November 30, 2022.
© Tauseef MUSTAFA / AFP

This photograph taken on November 30, 2022 shows a Ukrainian artilleryman looking through a periscope of a 2S3 Akatsiya (Self propelled howitzer) towards Russian positions in a field near an undisclosed frontline position in eastern Ukraine, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
© Yevhen TITOV / AFP

A man walks on the dry river bed of the Ganges River in Prayagraj on November 26, 2022.
© Sanjay KANOJIA / AFP

A camel looks on as it stands in the wilderness outside Iraq's southern city of Nasiriyah in Dhi Qar province at sunset on November 27, 2022.
© Asaad NIAZI / AFP

Protesters march along a street during a rally for the victims of a deadly fire as well as a protest against China's harsh Covid-19 restrictions in Beijing on November 28, 2022. A deadly fire on November 24, 2022 in Urumqi, the capital of northwest China's Xinjiang region, has become a fresh catalyst for public anger, with many blaming Covid lockdowns for hampering rescue efforts, as hundreds of people took to the streets in China's major cities on November 27, 2022 to protest against the country's zero-Covid policy in a rare outpouring of public anger against the state. Authorities deny the claims.
© Noel CELIS / AFP

Students hold balloons as they take part in an awareness campaign on the occassion of 'World Aids Day' at Health and Family Welfare Training centre in Chennai on December 1, 2022.

Children walk to school amid heavy smog conditions in Lahore on December 1, 2022.
© Arif ALI / AFP

This aerial view shows private boats sailing at night in the Gulf waters, off the shore of Kuwait City on December 1, 2022.
© Yasser AL-ZAYYAT / AFP