The world in photos this week

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


A man repairs a watch at a roadside shop in the old quarters of Delhi, India May 2, 2016.

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Singer-Songwriter Beyonce Knowles arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala (Met Gala) to celebrate the opening of “Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology” in the Manhattan borough of New York, May 2, 2016.

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Lucas Jackson/Reuters

See more fashion from the Met Gala 2016.


A participant takes part in the annual Jack In The Green parade involving hundreds of costumed revelers joining a four hour procession culminating in the traditional ‘slaying’ of a Jack character to ‘unleash the spirit of summer’ on the May Day week end, in Hastings, southern Britain, May 2, 2016.

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Reuters

Palestinian boys look out of their house in Beit Lahiya town in the northern Gaza Strip May 2, 2016.

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Republican US presidential candidate Ted Cruz hugs running-mate Carly Fiorina just before announcing that he is suspending his campaign for president at a campaign event during the Indiana primary night in Indianapolis, Indiana, US, May 3, 2016.

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Chris Bergin/Reuters

Learn more about Cruz dropping out of the race.


US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign event at The Palladium at the Center for Performing Arts in Carmel, Indiana, US May 2, 2016. Trump became the presumptive presidential nominee of the Republican Party this week after his massive win in Indiana on Tuesday knocked both Sen. Ted Cruz and Gov. John Kasich out of the GOP race.

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Aaron P. Bernstein/Reuters

Find out more about Kasich dropping out and Trump becoming the presidential nominee for the Republican party.


A Sadhu or a Hindu holy man covers his face as an earthen pot with burning “Upale” (or dried cow dung cakes) rests on his head during a prayer ceremony at the Simhastha Kumbh Mela in Ujjain, India, May 2, 2016.

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Girls play guitars at the Mangyongdae Children’s Palace in central Pyongyang, North Korea May 5, 2016.

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Damir Sagolj/Reuters

One of the 33 Lions that were airlifted to South Africa to live out their lives on a private reserve enjoys his new enclosure at the Emoya Big Cat Sanctuary’, on May 01, 2016 in Vaalwater, South Africa.

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Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls is welcomed with a traditional Maori hongi by a Maori warrior at a welcome ceremony at the Auckland museum on May 2, 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand.

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Hannah Peters/Getty Images

The charred remains of the roof are seen as firefighters continue to work at the scene where the Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of Saint Sava was gutted in a massive fire Sunday evening in the Flatiron District on May 02, 2016 in New York City.

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One of Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus’ performing elephants enters the arena for it’s final show in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, US, May 1, 2016.

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Andrew Kelly/Reuters

US Carnival cruise ship Adonia arrives at the Havana bay, the first cruise liner to sail between the United States and Cuba since Cuba’s 1959 revolution, Cuba, May 2, 2016.

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Alexandre Meneghini/Reuters

Read more about the first cruise ship from the U.S to Cuba in almost 40 years.


People kitesurf in the Mediterranean sea in Tel Aviv, Israel May 3, 2016.

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Baz Ratner/Reuters

A woman walks among debris after fire destroyed shelters at a camp for internally displaced Rohingya Muslims in the western Rakhine State near Sittwe, Myanmar May 3, 2016.

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Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters

A woman with a physical disability is hoisted up a pedestrian bridge by fellow protesters during a rally protest demanding the government for a monthly subsidy, in La Paz, Bolivia, May 3, 2016.

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David Mercado/Reuters

Watch more of the protests in Bolivia.


Yazidi female fighter Asema Dahir, 21, adjusts her cap inside a bedroom at a site near the frontline of the fight against Islamic State militants in Nawaran near Mosul, Iraq April 20, 2016.

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Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters

Michael Tal, Director of the Artifacts Department in Yad Vashem, holds a shoe belonging to a child Holocaust victim, during an event unveiling original artifacts to the public which are not on general display, on annual Holocaust Remembrance Day in Israel at Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem May 5, 2016.

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Amir Cohen/Reuters

A student protester runs away as they clash with riot police during a demonstration to demand changes in the education system in Santiago, Chile, May 5, 2016.

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Ivan Alvarado/Reuters

Smoke rises from nearby wildfires as police officers work a roadblock near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, May 5, 2016.

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Chris Wattie/Reuters