North Korean youths holding torches march during a rally at the Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang on the 70th anniversary of the nation's founding.

In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this week, Naomi Osaka, the champion of U.S. Open women's singles, attends a news conference in Yokohama after becoming the first Japanese to win the tournament.

In India, the devout celebrate a 10-day festival marking the birth of the Hindu god Ganesha.

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

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