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AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

July 12, 2019
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In this Monday, July 8, 2019, file photo, people visit Mansu Hill to pay tribute to the late leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Kim Il Sung's death, in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin, File)
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In this Monday, July 8, 2019, file photo, people visit Mansu Hill to pay tribute to the late leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Kim Il Sung's death, in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin, File)

North Koreans pay tribute to their late leaders, Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il, on the 25th death anniversary of the founder of the nation.

In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this week, thousands of candles are arranged in the shape of the Milky Way to celebrate Tanabata, a Japanese star festival, at Zoijoji Temple in Tokyo.

People in Hong Kong attend a vigil mourning a woman who took her own life during protests against a bill that would allow extradition of suspects to mainland China.

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This gallery was curated by Associated Press photo editor Toru Takahashi in Tokyo.

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In this Monday, July 8, 2019, file photo, people visit Mansu Hill to pay tribute to the late leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Kim Il Sung's death, in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin, File)