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 images of Mecca’s Grand Mosque, a Native American rally against a planned oil pipeline and a bullfight in Madrid.
This gallery contains photos published Sept. 2-Sept. 9, 2016.
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A Missionaries of Charity nun arrives in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican to attend a jubilee audience for workers and volunteers of mercy, Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016, a day before the canonization ceremony for Mother Teresa, who died in 1997. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
A 120-meter long sculpture of the 17th-century London skyline is set alight in a retelling of the story of the Great Fire of London in 1666, in London, Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016. The event was part of a collaboration between American ‘burn’ artist David Best and Artichoke, commemorating the Great Fire of London in 1666. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
People attend a bullfight at the Las Ventas bullfighting ring in Madrid, Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
Participants hold golden eagles for a competition during the second World Nomad Games at Issyk Kul lake in Cholpon-Ata, Kyrgyzstan on Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016. The games bring together athletes from 40 countries, including Russia and the United States. (AP Photo/Vladimir Voronin)
Chloe Riffle, 7, watches as she is surrounded by water on Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016 in the Ocean View section of Norfolk, Va. Storm system Hermine spun away from the U.S. East Coast on Sunday, removing the threat of heavy rain but maintaining enough power to churn dangerous waves and currents and keep beaches off-limits to disappointed swimmers and surfers during the holiday weekend. (Vicki Cronis-Nohe /The Virginian-Pilot via AP)
Two men look at a wildfire from a swimming pool as it burns nearby Benitachel village, eastern Spain, Monday, Sept. 5, 2016. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Amputee Amy Purdy dances with a robot during the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games at Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Mauro Pimentel)
People perform a Santeria ritual before a procession in honor of the Virgin of Regla, in the town of Regla, Cuba, across the bay from Havana, Wednesday, Sept 7, 2016. The black Madonna is honored on the same day as Cuba’s patron saint, the Virgin of Charity, both of which are also recognized as powerful deities in the African-influenced religion of Santeria. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
Native Americans head to a rally at the State Capitol in Denver, Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, to protest in solidarity with members of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe in North Dakota over the construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline. The tribe argues that the pipeline, which crosses four states to move oil from North Dakota to Illinois, threatens water supplies and has already disrupted sacred sites. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Worshippers circle the Kaaba, Islam’s holiest shrine, at the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016. Hundreds of thousands of Muslims have arrived in the kingdom to participate in the annual hajj pilgrimage, which starts Saturday, a ritual required of all able-bodied Muslims at least once in their life. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty).
A farmer drives his tractor in front of a parabolic antenna and the Baroque church of Saint John in Raisting near Weilheim, Germany, Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
A pedestrian holds a balloon after a rain in Moscow, Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Russian navy ships and helicopters take part in a landing operation during military drills at the Black Sea coast, Crimea, Friday, Sept. 9, 2016. Russia has deployed cruise missiles, multiple rocket launchers, tanks and its latest anti-aircraft system at massive military drills on the peninsula. The drills, involving over 120,000 troops, are some of the largest exercises Russia has held for years. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
A boy rows a boat, bottom left, past a ferry terminal crowded with people traveling to their hometowns for Eid al-Adha festival in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Friday, Sept. 9, 2016. Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha, the Feast of the Sacrifice, to commemorate the prophet Ibrahim’s faith for his willingness to sacrifice his son. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad)
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