A drought in India, a rescue in Nairobi, wildfires in Alberta, the Olympic Torch in a Brazilian pool, a hoverboard record set in France, the Jack In The Green parade in England, a drummer outdoors in Kazakhstan, a final rock concert in Beijing, and much more.
A long-exposure photograph captures a Russian serviceman as he takes part in a rehearsal for the Victory Day parade to mark the 71st anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War II in Red Square in Moscow, Russia, on May 5, 2016.
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Villarrica Volcano is seen at night from Villarrica National Park in Pucon, Chile, on May 4, 2016.
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A woman practices yoga on the summit of Mt. Eden as the sun struggles to shine through a blanket of fog over Auckland City on May 4, 2016, in Auckland, New Zealand.
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A participant takes part in the annual Jack In The Green parade involving hundreds of costumed revellers joining a four-hour procession culminating in the traditional ‘slaying’ of a Jack character to “unleash the spirit of summer” on the May Day weekend, in Hastings, England, on May 2, 2016.
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Scrapped vehicles covered with vegetation in Chengdu, Sichuan province, China, on April 30, 2016.
A child attends the ‘Children Becoming Buddhist Monks’ ceremony before Buddha's birthday, at a Jogye temple on May 2, 2016, in Seoul, South Korea.
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Workers inspect rows of tulips at the Degenhardt-Sellmann Spezialkulturen tulip fields near Magdeburg on May 2, 2016, in Schwaneberg, Germany.
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A woman walks past a drummer as he performs along a dry bed of the Esentai river in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on May 4, 2016.
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A Kashmiri man on a horse rides past walls of snow on the Zojila Pass, about 110 kilometers (68 miles) north of Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir, on April 30, 2016. The Srinagar-Leh national highway connecting Ladakh to the Kashmir Valley was re-opened to traffic Saturday after remaining closed for nearly six months. The highway passes through the high altitude Zojila Pass of the Himalayan range.
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Thousands gather for a prayer rally with evangelist Franklin Graham on the plaza across the street from the State Capitol in Nashville, Tennessee, on May 3, 2016.
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Shi'ite pilgrims carry a mock coffin during a symbolic funeral marking the death anniversary of Imam Moussa al-Kadhim shrine in Baghdad's Kadhimiya district, Iraq, on May 3, 2016.
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Firefighters battle a three-alarm fire in the historic Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Sava, on May 1, 2016, in New York. Authorities say no injuries were reported in the blaze that broke out early Sunday evening in the church.
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St. Louis Cardinals player Adam Wainwright is splashed with water after hitting a three-run home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, on May 2, 2016, in St. Louis.
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Police officers detain a protester during anti-capitalist protests following May Day marches in Seattle, Washington, on May 1, 2016.
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Dilek Dundar, Can Dundar's wife, and his lawyer, 2nd left, overpower a gunman just after an attack on Can Dundar outside the city's main courthouse in Istanbul on May 6, 2016. A man shouted “traitor” and fired two shots at the prominent Turkish journalist outside a courthouse where he is on trial, accused of revealing state secrets for his reports on alleged government arms-smuggling to Syria. Can Dundar, editor-in-chief of the oppositionCumhuriyet newspaper, escaped the attack unhurt, but Yavuz Senkal, a journalist working for private NTV television was slightly injured in one of his legs.
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Mega Souls perform on the stage of Mao Live House during the club's last public concert night in central Beijing, China, on April 23, 2016. Mao Live House, a prominent live rock music venue in Beijing, shut its doors on the weekend, the latest closure to hit China's rock music scene. The owner Li Chi said the club, popular among fans of punk, metal, and alternative rock since it opened nine years ago, was forced to close due to tighter rules on live performances.
Damir Sagolj / Reuters
Russia's Mariinsky Theatre performs at the amphitheater of the Syrian city of Palmyra, Syria in this picture provided by SANA on May 5, 2016.
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The Georgian Parliament building in Kutaisi, Georgia, on May 3, 2016.
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Smoke rises in a burned-out neighborhood in Fort McMurray, Alberta, in this May 6, 2016 photo, after wildfires forced the mass evacuations of the areas around Fort McMurray.
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The pilot and jet-ski champion Franky Zapata hovers in the air on an IPU Flyboard Air hoverboard as he breaks the Guinness World Records for furthest flight by hoverboard, after covering a distance of 2,252.4 meters (7,389.76 feet) with an average speed of 50-60 km/h, in Sausset les Pins near Marseille, France, on April 30, 2016.
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A doll of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is seen in the back pocket of a person as he waits for her to make a campaign stop at the Douglass Park Gymnasium on May 1, 2016, in Indianapolis, Indiana.
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Iraqi women walk past a damaged car following a twin suicide-bombing attack, claimed by ISIS, in the southern Iraqi city of Samawah, on May 1, 2016.
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French police officers detain a topless Femen activist during a protest outside a banquet held by France's far-right Front National (FN) party in honour of Jeanne d'Arc (Joan of Arc) at the Porte de La Villette in Paris on May 1, 2016.
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Catholics participate in festivities in honor of the day of the Holy Cross, in Santiago Nonualco, 48 kilometers south of San Salvador, on May 3, 2016. The inhabitants of Santiago Nonualco offer fruits to the Holy Cross in gratitude for the harvest obtained in the year and the beginning of the rainy season.
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The Icarus Pereira swimmer takes the Olympic torch, swimming in the pool-water complex Claudio Coutinho. On May 3, 2016, in Brasilia, Brazil. The Olympic torch will pass through 329 cities from all states, from the north to the south of Brazil, before arriving in Rio de Janeiro on August 5, for the lighting of the cauldron.
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The Auckland Sky Tower struggles to break through a blanket of fog over Auckland City on May 4, 2016, in Auckland, New Zealand.
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A blazing housing estate in Huskvarna, Sweden, on May 1, 2016.
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Smoke and flames can be seen along the highway near Fort McMurray, Alberta, on May 6, 2016. Canadian police led convoys of cars through the burning ghost town of Fort McMurray Friday in a risky operation to get people to safety far to the south. In the latest chapter of the drama triggered by monster fires in Alberta's oil sands region, the 50-car convoys are driving through the city at about 50-60 kilometers per hour (30-40 mph), TV footage showed.
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A model displays a large diamond at Sotheby's in New York on May 4, 2016. The auction house plans to offer the Lesedi la Rona diamond in London on June 29.
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Marzuki, a sulfur miner, carries baskets of sulfur as he climbs up from the crater of Mount Ijen in Banyuwangi, East Java, Indonesia. Mount Ijen draws tourists by day and hundreds of sulfur miners by night. More than 9,000 feet above sea level, the men descend into the volcano's crater to dig out slabs of bright yellow sulfur, enduring toxic fumes, and back-breaking loads to earn $10 a day delivering a substance used to bleach sugar and vulcanize rubber.
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Christopher Chin blows vapor from an e-cigarette at Gone With the Smoke Vapor Lounge on May 5, 2016, in San Francisco, California. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced new federal regulations on electronic cigarettes that will be the same as traditional tobacco cigarettes and chewing tobacco.
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A woman is carried away on a stretcher by medics after she was rescued from six days of being trapped in the rubble of a collapsed building, in the Huruma area of Nairobi, Kenya, on May 5, 2016. After discovering the woman alive and conscious, rescuers administered an IV and oxygen but then had to work for a number of hours to free her from the rubble before taking her away to a hospital.
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An Indian woman tries to collect drinking water after climbing down a dried up well at Bhakrecha Pada in Thane district in Maharashtra state, India, on May 4, 2016. Much of India is reeling under a weeks-long heat wave and severe drought conditions that have decimated crops, killed livestock, and left at least 330 million Indians without enough water for their daily needs.
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The hall in the main building of the unfinished Terme di Tosteto (Tosteto hot springs) hotel in Pitigliano, central Italy, April 27, 2016. The Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena lent 11 million euros to the developer before declaring him in default eight years ago, and is still trying to recoup some of the debt.
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Former NBA star Kobe Bryant speaks at the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, on May 3, 2016.