AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

In this Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, file photo, an Indian Hindu devotee performs rituals in Yamuna river, covered by chemical foam caused due to industria...

In this Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, file photo, an Indian Hindu devotee performs rituals in Yamuna river, covered by chemical foam caused due to industria...

In this Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, file photo, Simona Halep of Romania eyes on the ball as she plays against Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic during...

In this Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, file photo, Simona Halep of Romania eyes on the ball as she plays against Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic during...

In this Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, file photo, a visitor walks near lanterns during the Seoul Lantern Festival, which held from Nov. 1-17, along Cheonggy...

In this Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, file photo, a visitor walks near lanterns during the Seoul Lantern Festival, which held from Nov. 1-17, along Cheonggy...

In this Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, file photo, vehicles wait for a signal at a crossing as the city enveloped in smog in New Delhi, India. Authorities in N...

In this Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, file photo, vehicles wait for a signal at a crossing as the city enveloped in smog in New Delhi, India. Authorities in N...

In this Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, file photo, a model presents a creation from Valentino Haute Couture collection by designer Pierpaolo Piccioli during ...

In this Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, file photo, a model presents a creation from Valentino Haute Couture collection by designer Pierpaolo Piccioli during ...

In this Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, file photo, a man checks clothing price tags at a fashion retailer store having a promotion sale at a shopping mall in S...

In this Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, file photo, a man checks clothing price tags at a fashion retailer store having a promotion sale at a shopping mall in S...

In this Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, file photo, a Nepalese woman gets vermilion powder applied on her forehead after offering prayers to the setting sun a...

In this Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, file photo, a Nepalese woman gets vermilion powder applied on her forehead after offering prayers to the setting sun a...

In this Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, file photo, police in riot gear fire tear gas during a protest in Hong Kong. Hong Kong riot police fired multiple roun...

In this Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, file photo, police in riot gear fire tear gas during a protest in Hong Kong. Hong Kong riot police fired multiple roun...

In this Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, file photo, police in riot gear stand over people detained during a protest in Hong Kong. Hong Kong riot police fired ...

In this Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, file photo, police in riot gear stand over people detained during a protest in Hong Kong. Hong Kong riot police fired ...

In this Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, file photo, Spain's MotoGP rider Marc Marquez, left, celebrates with his brother Spain's Moto2 rider Alex Marquez after ...

In this Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, file photo, Spain's MotoGP rider Marc Marquez, left, celebrates with his brother Spain's Moto2 rider Alex Marquez after ...

In this Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, file photo, IOC member John Coates, center left, talks with Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike as they leave the Four-Party Rep...

In this Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, file photo, IOC member John Coates, center left, talks with Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike as they leave the Four-Party Rep...

In this Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, file photo, a visitor takes a photo of a robot that can be used to operate a vehicle during the China International I...

In this Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, file photo, a visitor takes a photo of a robot that can be used to operate a vehicle during the China International I...

In this Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, file photo, South African captain Siya Kolisi holds the Webb Ellis Cup aloft after South Africa defeated England to wi...

In this Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, file photo, South African captain Siya Kolisi holds the Webb Ellis Cup aloft after South Africa defeated England to wi...

In this Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, file photo, U.S. National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien, second left, with ASEAN leaders, from left, Laos Prime Minist...

In this Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, file photo, U.S. National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien, second left, with ASEAN leaders, from left, Laos Prime Minist...

In this Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, file photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, Chinese President Xi Jinping poses with Hong Kong Chief Executive Car...

In this Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, file photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, Chinese President Xi Jinping poses with Hong Kong Chief Executive Car...

An Indian Hindu performs a ritual to thank the sun god for sustaining life on Earth in the Yamuna River, which is covered by chemical foam caused by industrial pollution in New Delhi.

In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this week, a visitor walks during the Seoul Lantern Festival.

Simona Halep of Romania eyes the ball as she plays against Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic during the WTA Finals Tennis Tournament at the Shenzhen Bay Sports Center in China.

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

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