Several motorcycles and a pickup truck collided on a rural, two-lane highway sometime Friday, killing seven people and injuring three others, and sending onlookers rushing to treat and help the injured motorists peppered along the road.
Here’s your look at 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.
A look at the two main candidates running for mayor of Istanbul in Sunday’s repeat election. The re-run follows an election board decision to annul the results of the March 31 local elections in the country’s largest city, which the opposition won by a narrow margin. The board ruled in favor of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s governing party.
Protesters in Hong Kong ended their overnight siege of police headquarters peacefully Saturday, disappointed that their demands for the territory’s leader to formally withdraw a contentious extradition bill and police to apologize for heavy handed tactics have gone unmet.
Mauritanians on Saturday went to the polls as the outgoing president’s preferred successor faced five opposition candidates in this West African nation threatened by Islamic extremism. It is expected to be the country’s first peaceful transfer of power.
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