A pro-Russian activist aims a pistol at supporters of the Kiev government during clashes in the streets of Odessa.
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Villagers mourn over the dead body of a woman at the site of a landslide in Badakhshan province, Afghanistan.
Debris rises in what Free Syrian Army fighters said was an operation to strike Al-Sahaba checkpoint, which is considered a gateway to Al-Dayf valley, and remove forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad.
A Buddhist monk checks a statue that was damaged by an earthquake at the Udomwaree temple in Chiang Rai, in northern Thailand.
A sign is seen in front of a home that was damaged by a tornado that tore through town of Louisville, Mississippi.
A paramilitary policeman crawls under obstacles during a drill at a military base in Chaohu, Anhui province, China.
Israeli scouts are reflected in the pool of a monument at the Mount Herzl military cemetery in Jerusalem during a ceremony marking Memorial Day.
Pope Francis greets the crowd as he leaves at the end of a mass for the Polish community at the St Stanislaw church in Rome.
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, jokes with a crowd of women priests on the steps of St Paul's Cathedral before a special service to mark 20 years since women were first allowed to be ordained as priests.
Nissa Katerahong, the winner of the Miss Tiffany's Universe transgender beauty contest, poses with the two runners up in Pattaya, Thailand.
Models display creations during the Hair and Beauty World Cup in Frankfurt, Germany.
The head of Edith Piaf's waxwork, wrapped in plastic, is seen at the Grevin Wax Museum's workshop in Paris before it is shipped to a new branch in Prague.
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A man throws himself down a giant 90m (295ft) water slide that was installed along Park Street in Bristol.
Liverpool's Steven Gerrard, Luis Suarez and Joe Allen react after drawing 3-3 with Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park and putting their title bid in doubt.
Amir Khan of Britain punches Luis Collazo of the US during their welterweight fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Andy Murray of Great Britain serves during a practice session on day one of the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament.
China's Ding Ning serves to Japan's Yuka Ishigaki during their women's final match at the World Team Table Tennis Championships in Tokyo.
A light projection transforms City Hall in London into a giant rugby ball to mark 500 days to go until the start of Rugby World Cup 2015.