The world in photos this week

A selection of photos from some of the biggest news that you might have missed this week.


A demonstrator is blocked by Bolivarian National police during an anti-government march to the headquarters of the national electoral body, CNE, in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, May 18, 2016.

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Fernando Llano/AP

The worlds largest cruise ship, the 361 metres long, Harmony of the Seas, arrives in port for her maiden voyage, in Southampton, Britain May 17, 2016.

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Reuters

A Syrian refugee boy is seen resting on a couch outside his home at a tent camp on the outskirts of Izmir, Turkey.

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Chris McGrat/Getty Images

The pack of riders pedals in the countryside during the eleventh stage of the Giro d’Italia, Tour of Italy cycling race, from Modena to Asolo, Wednesday, May 18, 2016.


Volunteers of the Azov Civil Corps light flares during rally at the Ukrainian Parliament, Friday, May 20, 2016, against holding local elections in the occupied eastern territories of Ukraine.

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Efrem Lukatsky/AP

The Imam of al Thawrah Mosque, Samir Abdel Bary, gives condolences to film director Osman Abu Laban, center, who lost four relatives, all victims of Thursday’s EgyptAir plane crash, following prayers for the dead, at al Thawrah Mosque, in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, May 20, 2016.

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Amr Nabil/AP

Performers prepare backstage to take part in rehearsals ahead of the First World Conference on Tourism for Development to be held this week in Beijing, China, Tuesday, May 17, 2016.

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Ng Han Guan/AP

Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson, center, shoots between Oklahoma City Thunder players Kevin Durant, left, Steven Adams (12) and Serge Ibaka (9) during the second half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals in Oakland, Calif., Monday, May 16, 2016.

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Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP

Migrants play soccer at the migrants camp in Idomeni, Greece, Thursday, May 19, 2016.

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Darko Bandic/AP

A couple kisses in front of graffiti depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, on the walls of a bar in the old town in Vilnius, Lithuania, Saturday, May 14, 2016.

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Mindaugas Kulbis/AP

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh look on in the House of Lords ahead of the Queen’s Speech at the State Opening of Parliament in the Houses of Parliament on May 18, 2016 in London, England.

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Protestors sit in front of riot police, after a demonstration in Marseille, southern France, Thursday, May 12, 2016. France’s government is facing a major test as lawmakers hold a no-confidence vote, prompted by a deeply divisive labor law allowing longer workdays and easier layoffs.

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Claude Paris/AP

A Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician participates in a Very Shallow Water scenario during Exercise Tricrab on Naval Base Guam, May 17, 2016.

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US Navy

A lioness cools off by licking a slab of ice, during hot weather, at a zoo, in Lahore, Pakistan, Monday, May 16, 2016. Many cities in Pakistan are facing heat wave conditions.

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K.M. Chaudary/AP

A Kenyan riot policeman repeatedly kicks a protester as he lies in the street after tripping over while trying to flee from them, during a protest in downtown Nairobi, Kenya, Monday, May 16, 2016. Kenyan police have tear-gassed and beaten opposition supporters during a protest demanding the disbandment of the electoral authority over alleged bias and corruption.

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Ben Curtis/AP

Spanish bullfighter Enrique Ponce touches a dying bull after he stabbed a sword on the back of the bull during a bullfight of the San Isidro’s bullfighting fair in Madrid, Spain, Thursday, May 19, 2016.

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Daniel Ochoa de Olza/AP