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AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

December 7, 2018 GMT

              In this Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, file photo, a Nepalese priest performs rituals during Bala Chaturdashi festival at the Pashupatinath Hindu temple in Kathmandu, Nepal. Bala Chaturdashi is celebrated in memory of departed family members by lighting oil lamps and scattering seven types of grains along a prescribed route. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha, File)
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In this Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, file photo, a Nepalese priest performs rituals during Bala Chaturdashi festival at the Pashupatinath Hindu temple in Kathmandu, Nepal. Bala Chaturdashi is celebrated in memory of departed family members by lighting oil lamps and scattering seven types of grains along a prescribed route. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha, File)
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In this Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, file photo, a Nepalese priest performs rituals during Bala Chaturdashi festival at the Pashupatinath Hindu temple in Kathmandu, Nepal. Bala Chaturdashi is celebrated in memory of departed family members by lighting oil lamps and scattering seven types of grains along a prescribed route. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha, File)

An exiled Tibetan lights candles in front of her house in India as Tibetans mark the death anniversary of Tsongkhapa, the founder of the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism to which the Dalai Lama belongs.

In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this week, a South Korean provincial governor is escorted by South Korean troops inside the Demilitarized Zone that bisects the world’s most heavily fortified border on the divided Korean Peninsula.

In India, people wait for free food as they mark the death anniversary of Bhim Rao Ambedkar, a prominent campaigner against social discrimination based on castes.

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Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra and musician Nick Jonas pose for photographs at their wedding reception in New Delhi.

Indian Muslim brides sit during a mass wedding in Ahmadabad.

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This gallery was curated by Associated Press photo editor Masayo Yoshida in Tokyo.

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