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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.

This week's collection includes a French soldier talking to children as he mans a roadblock in Central African Republic, an injured policeman inspecting the site of a suicide car bomb attack in Iraq and ice sculptures on display in China.

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This gallery contains photos published Jan. 2-9, 2014.

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The Archive: Previous "10 Things to See" galleries: http://apne.ws/13QUFKJ

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See other recent AP photo galleries:

The dance of devils in Ecuador: http://apne.ws/KFBHnU

Brrr! US bundles up against temperatures in the teens, single digits: http://apne.ws/1d0bHhl

Massive snowstorm blankets Northeast http://apne.ws/KFCEfY

Week that was in Latin America: http://apne.ws/K7heaw

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This gallery was curated by photo editor Swayne Hall in New York.