May 2 — Nasa astronaut Victor Glover is helped out of the SpaceX Crew Dragon Resilience spacecraft after he and three other astronauts landed in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday. Their return marked the end of the first crew rotation mission to the International Space Station by the Crew Dragon spacecraft.

Picture: REUTERS/NASA/BILL INGALLS
Picture: REUTERS/NASA/BILL INGALLS

May 2 — An Indian health worker walks through a makeshift Covid-19 care facility in a sports stadium at the Commonwealth Games Village in New Delhi, India.

Picture: BLOOMBERG/REBECCA CONWAY
Picture: BLOOMBERG/REBECCA CONWAY

May 2 —  Students read extracts from the Koran by candlelight during ritual Nuzulul Quran and Laylat al-Qadr (Night of Destiny), in Boyolali, Indonesia.  The country imposed a ban on domestic travel as it sought to contain the spread of Covid-19 during Eid al-Fitr celebrations this week.

Picture: GETTY IMAGES/ULET IFANSASTI
Picture: GETTY IMAGES/ULET IFANSASTI

May 3  —  The first batch of Pfizer vaccines arrive at OR Tambo International Airport to be transported to a central warehouse. Samples were to be sent to the National Control Laboratory for quality assurance and then to SA’s provinces.

Picture: GCIS
Picture: GCIS

May 3 — US President Joe Biden gestures in a classroom during a visit at Yorktown Elementary School in Yorktown, Virginia, the US.

Picture: REUTERS/JONATHAN ERNST
Picture: REUTERS/JONATHAN ERNST

May 3 —  A man dressed as a clown disinfects the door of a house in an informal settlement amid the coronavirus outbreak, in Mumbai, India.

Picture: REUTERS/FRANCIS MASCARENHAS
Picture: REUTERS/FRANCIS MASCARENHAS

May 3 — Demonstrators clash with  security forces during a protest against police brutality and worsening economic conditions, in Cali, Colombia. The country’s human rights ombudsman said at least 24 people had died in the violence  since April 28.  

Picture: REUTERS/JUAN BAUTISTA
Picture: REUTERS/JUAN BAUTISTA

May 4 — Former Eskom acting group CEO Matshela Koko testifies at the state capture inquiry in Johannesburg. Koko called on the Zondo commission to “punish all lying witnesses”.

Picture: VELI NHLAPO
Picture: VELI NHLAPO

May 4 —  The site where an overpass for a metro railway  collapsed with train cars on it at Olivos station in Mexico City on Tuesday. At least 24 people were killed and dozens more injured when the train plunged onto a busy road below.  

Picture: REUTERS/LUIS CORTES
Picture: REUTERS/LUIS CORTES

May 4 — G7 foreign and development ministers meet at Lancaster House  in London, England, for their first face-to-face gathering in nearly two years. From left, Canadian foreign minister Marc Garneau, British foreign secretary Dominic Raab, Japan's Motegi Toshimitsu, EU’s Josep Borrell, Italy’s Luigi di Maio, US secretary of state Antony Blinken, Germany’s Heiko Maas and French foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian.

Picture: GETTY IMAGES/WPA/STEFAN ROUSSEAU
Picture: GETTY IMAGES/WPA/STEFAN ROUSSEAU

May 4 — Immigrant Franklin Kirimi, from Kenya, cries after being sworn in as a new US citizen at a naturalisation ceremony  in Joshua Tree National Park, California, the US.

Picture: REUTERS/LUCY NICHOLSON
Picture: REUTERS/LUCY NICHOLSON

May 4 — A couple sit under an umbrella amid empty stadium seats, which depict the colours of the Russian flag and display signs to encourage social-distancing measures, during a football match in Stavropol, Russia.

Picture: REUTERS/EDUARD KORNIYENKO
Picture: REUTERS/EDUARD KORNIYENKO

May 4 — Elephants dust themselves with soil at Taigan Safari Park in Belohorsk, on an abandoned Soviet military base in Russia-controlled Crimea.

Picture: REUTERS/ALEXEY PAVLISHAK
Picture: REUTERS/ALEXEY PAVLISHAK

May 5  —  Amabutho (Zulu regiments), amatshitshi (Zulu maidens) and isiphithiphithi (women regiments) gathered on Wednesday to collect the remains of Queen Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu in Johannesburg to be taken to KwaKhangelamankengane royal palace in Nongoma, KwaZulu-Natal. 

Picture: SUNDAY TIMES/SEBABATSO MOSAMO
Picture: SUNDAY TIMES/SEBABATSO MOSAMO

May 5 — French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron, centre left, stand in front of Napoleon’s tomb during a ceremony to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Napoleon Bonaparte’s death, at the Hotel des Invalides in Paris, France. Macron told France the controversial former emperor “is part of us”.

Picture: REUTERS/CHRISTOPHE PETIT
Picture: REUTERS/CHRISTOPHE PETIT

May 5 — Workers wearing personal protective equipment  extend a crematorium as the Covid-19 death rate rises in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Picture: REUTERS/NAVESH CHITRAKAR
Picture: REUTERS/NAVESH CHITRAKAR

May 5 — Migrants from Romania pass a baby as they wait with others to be transported to a US border patrol processing facility after crossing the Rio Grande into the US from Mexico on a raft, in La Joya, Texas, the US.

Picture: REUTERS/ADREES LATIF
Picture: REUTERS/ADREES LATIF

May 5 — A police armoured vehicle is shrouded in teargas during protests against growing economic hardship and police violence, in Bogota, Colombia.

Picture: REUTERS/NATHALIA ANGARITA
Picture: REUTERS/NATHALIA ANGARITA

May 6 — Britain’s foreign secretary Dominic Raab and SA international relations & co-operation minister Naledi Pandor take a walk through the garden before talks at Chevening House, Kent, Britain on Thursday.  

REUTERS/NIKLAS HALL’EN
REUTERS/NIKLAS HALL’EN

May 6 — People wait to get vaccinated in the Usce shopping mall, where the first 100 vaccinated receive a discount voucher worth 3,000 dinars ($30.74), in Belgrade, Serbia.  

Picture: REUTERS/MARKO DJURICA
Picture: REUTERS/MARKO DJURICA

May 6  — Monks gather under colourful lanterns as they celebrate the forthcoming birthday of Buddha at Jogyesa Temple in Seoul, South Korea.

Picture: GETTY IMAGES/CHUNG SUNG-JUN
Picture: GETTY IMAGES/CHUNG SUNG-JUN
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