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Pictures of the Week: Best Photos of Past Seven Days
May 16, 2014 17:38 BST
An overweight Bornean orangutan sits in the courtyard at Surabaya Zoo in, Indonesia.
Maria de Barros, 55, blows into a bull's horn as a caiman named Ronaldinho eats leftover fat and meat at her home near Corumba, in the heart of Brazil's Pantanal. Barros claims to have domesticated a group of wild caimans. She has given them names of famous Brazilian football players such as Felipao, Ronaldinho, Dunga and Taffarel.
A young Komodo dragon named Ivan is seen at the Bioparco zoo in Rome.
A pigeon drinks water from a fountain in Cannes.
A woman cleans and inflates cow guts which will be used for sausages as her daughter stands behind her, in the 'Cholojeros' zone next to the railway lines in Guatemala City.
More than 400 gas masks are formed into the radiation symbol at a park in Sofia, Bulgaria.
An actor on stilts walks past a giant park bench during a Theatre Somente performance in Hachenburg, Germany.
A man dressed as Charlie Chaplin walks on the beach during the 67th Cannes Film Festival.
A staff member displays two chocolates in the shape of Russian President Vladimir Putin at Lviv Chocolate Studio in Lviv, Ukraine.
A man looks out of his window surrounded by a recently-created mural depicting the Kremlin, Russia's President Vladimir Putin and the Russian flag, on the wall of a residential building in the Crimean port of Sevastopol.
A Sotheby's employee poses with a Royal Worcester 'Aesthetic' teapot (dated 1882) at Sotheby's auction house in London.
Conchita Wurst, representing Austria, performs the song Rise Like a Phoenix at the Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen.
Lingerie Football League player Danika Brace of the Las Vegas Sin is introduced before her team's game against the Green Bay Chill in Las Vegas.
Gareth Widdop of the Dragons is tackled by Josh Reynolds and Sam Perrett of the Bulldogs during the round nine NRL match between the St George Illawarra Dragons and the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia.
LeBron James of Miami Heat acknowledges the crowd's adulation after the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the 2014 NBA Playoffs against the Brooklyn Nets in Miami, Florida.
Bayern Munich's coach Pep Guardiola pours a glass of beer over the head of Toni Kroos as they secure their 23rd Bundesliga title.
Nico Rosberg sprays champagne over his Mercedes Formula One team-mate Lewis Hamilton after he won the Spanish F1 Grand Prix at the Barcelona-Catalunya Circuit.
Demonstrators set light to rubbish on the street during a protest against the World Cup in Sao Paulo.
Riot police practise crowd control during an FBI-run training session for troops providing security for the 2014 World Cup, in Rio de Janeiro.
People take 'selfies' with David Cameron and Boris Johnson in Harrow, northwest London, during campaigning ahead of European Parliament and local elections.
New priests lay on the floor as Pope Francis leads their ordination ceremony during a solemn mass in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican.
A balloon flies past Pope Francis during his general audience in St Peter's Square at the Vatican.
A woman shouts during a vigil in Abuja calling for the release of Nigerian schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram in the remote village of Chibok.
A man holds a cross and a mobile phone as he stands near a barricade erected by pro-Russian activists during a rally to celebrate the results of the referendum in Donetsk.
An inflatable doll with a swastika on her arm and a Yulia Tymoshenko hairdo adorns a pro-Russian militia checkpoint in Slovyansk, Ukraine.
An anti-government protester jokes with a military officer during a rally at an Air Force base in Bangkok.
Rays of light burst through holes in the roof of Maskuf covered market, or Souk, in the Old City of Homs.
Emergency workers help rescue a boy stuck under the rubble following a bombing on the northern Syrian city of Aleppo.
Miners listen as the operator of the Turkish mine where an explosion killed at least 284 workers speaks at a press conference.
Relatives mourn during the funeral for the victims of a mining disaster in Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa.
A vehicle is partially buried in mud after severe floods and a landslide in Topcic Polje.
People sit in a boat after rescued evacuated from their flooded houses in the Serbian town of Obrenovac.
A US military helicopter drops water on a wildfire in San Marcos, California.
A DC-10 Super Tanker aircraft dumps flame retardant on a blaze in San Marcos, California.
The rising moon is turned orange by smoke from wildfires as an emergency vehicle travels along a burned-out hillside near San Marcos, California.
Buddhists walk around a temple to celebrate Vesak in Mojokerto, Indonesia.
Flags flutter during the re-opening ceremony for the Washington Monument, which was closed in 2011 after it suffered damage caused by a 5.8 magnitude earthquake.
The Soyuz TMA-11M capsule with International Space Station crew members Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata, Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Tyurin and US astronaut Rick Mastracchio lands south-east of the town of Dzhezkazgan in Kazakhstan.
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