Flashes of lightning strike behind the Saint-Bruno des Chartreux church in Lyon, FranceAFP
People swim at Bondi Icebergs swimming pool in Sydney, Australia. The city is experiencing its hottest May on record, recording its hottest week for this time of year in over 150 yearsGetty
A boy gestures in front of a barricade after French troops opened fire at protesters blocking a road in Bambari, Central African RepublicReuters
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Boys stand at the site of a car bomb attack in Baghdad's Ur districtReuters
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Afghan security forces take position at the scene of an attack on the Indian consulate in Herat provinceReuters
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Local residents gather outside a house following what locals say was shelling by Ukrainian forces in the village of Semenivka, on the outskirts of Slovyansk, eastern UkraineReuters
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A man walks past a house uprooted by floods in the town of Valjevo, SerbiaReuters
Paramilitary policemen gesture to stop a photographer from taking pictures as they stand guard after an explosives attack hit Urumqi in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region of ChinaReuters
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A member of security stops a fan taking pictures as Kanye West arrives at a shop in ParisReuters
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A member of security moves a fan out of the way as TV personality Kim Kardashian arrives for a lunch at a restaurant in ParisReuters
Ukip leader Nigel Farage talks to reporters near Biggin Hill as early local election results show substantial gains for his partyGetty
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A defaced Ukip poster showing the faces of Nigel Farage and David Cameron is pictured in SheffieldGetty
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg leaves his home in London after disappointing results in the local electionsGetty
French Navy sailors attend a ceremony in the courtyard of the Invalides in ParisReuters
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Devotees walk in a lane as they arrive to pray at a shrine in MumbaiReuters