ByThe Associated Press
September 7, 2023, 8:41 PM
Sept. 1-7, 2023
A horse rider holds a Mongolian flag during a traditional performance at a cultural event organized for Pope Francis’ visit to Mongolia, revelers pay respect before forming human pyramids to reach an overhanging earthen pot while celebrating Hindu festival Janmashtami in Mumbai and Pope Francis arrives to preside over a Mass at the Steppe Arena in the Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar.
This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images in Asia made or published by The Associated Press in the past week.
The selections were curated by AP photo editor Masayo Yoshida in Tokyo.
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