In this Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, file photo, South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon, left, shakes hands with the head of North Korean delegat
In this Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, file photo, Filipino Roman Catholic devotees jostle for position as they try to get near the image of the Black Nazaren
In this Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, Hong Kong judges don wigs and robes attend the opening of the legal year at City Hall in Hong Kong. (AP Phot
In this Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, file photo, Kashmiri villagers offer funeral prayers near the coffin of a policeman during his funeral in Rehama villa
In this Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, file photo, Alex de Minaur of Australia plays a shot in his semi final match against Ryan Harrison of the U.S. during
In this Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, file photo, a girl casts a line through a hole drilled in the surface of a frozen river during a trout catching contes
In this Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, file photo, artists wearing Japanese traditional clown masks march during the First Konpira Festival at Kotohiragu s
In this Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, file photo, an Indian paramilitary contingent march in front of India Gate, the landmark war memorial during rehearsals
In this Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, file photo, Khansa, an eight month old critically endangered Bornean orangutan shows off it's two front-teeth, at the
In this Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, file photo, a guest pets Sony's new Aibo robot at a Sony show room in Tokyo. Sony launched “aibo”, a dog type pet ty
In this Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, file photo, a man takes pictures next to TV screens showing the live broadcast of South Korean President Moon Jae-in
In this Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, file photo, a sadhu, or a Hindu holy man, blesses a devotee as he smokes marijuana at a transit camp on the way to Ganga
Representatives from North and South Korea shook hands in the first meeting between the rivals in more than two years in the Demilitarized Zone dividing the neighbors.
In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this week, hundreds of thousands of Filipino Catholics jostled as they tried to get closer to the statue of the Black Nazarene during an annual procession in Manila.
In South Korea, an annual ice festival drew over 1 million visitors, including a trout-catching contest in Hwacheon.
An 8-month-old critically endangered Bornean orangutan showed off its two front teeth at the Singapore Zoo.
This gallery was curated by Associated Press photo editor Masayo Yoshida in Tokyo.
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