May 23 —  Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro waves to his supporters as he leads a motorcade, amid the coronavirus pandemic, to the National Monument to the Dead of World War 2 in Rio de Janeiro.

Picture: REUTERS/PILAR OLIVARES
Picture: REUTERS/PILAR OLIVARES

May 23 — Residents clear up the remains of their destroyed homes after  the volcanic eruption of Mount Nyiragongo near Goma in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. 

Picture: REUTERS/OLIVIA ACLAND
Picture: REUTERS/OLIVIA ACLAND

May 23 — Fighters of the Ezz al-Din Al-Qassam brigade, the military wing of Hamas, march in Gaza City. The Israel-Hamas ceasefire held for a third day on Sunday.  

Picture: GETTY IMAGES/FATIMA SHBAIR
Picture: GETTY IMAGES/FATIMA SHBAIR

May 23 — Phil Mickelson and caddie Tim Mickelson walk though the crowd of fans on the 18th hole during the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament in Kiawah Island, South Carolina, the US. Mickelson become golf’s oldest Major winner at the age of 50. 

Picture: USA TODAY SPORT/GEOFF BURKE
Picture: USA TODAY SPORT/GEOFF BURKE

May 24 —  Swiss dignitaries at the World Health Organization headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, before the opening of the 74th World Health Assembly on Monday. Taiwan has criticised the WHO’s “indifference” after it was barred from the annual meeting.

Picture: REUTERS
Picture: REUTERS

May 24 —  Palestinians sit in a tent that has been set up on top of the ruins of a building destroyed in recent Israeli air strikes, in Gaza City, Gaza.

Picture: GETTY IMAGES/FATIMA SHBAIR
Picture: GETTY IMAGES/FATIMA SHBAIR

May 25 —  A mother who lost her house during the volcanic eruption near Goma walked more than 24km to safety in Sake in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Lava from the Nyiragongo volcano had reached the outskirts of the city of Goma by Sunday.

Picture: GETTY IMAGES/GUEROCHOM NDEBO
Picture: GETTY IMAGES/GUEROCHOM NDEBO

May 25 —  Protesters gather outside the Scottish parliament to mark the first anniversary of George Floyd’s death, in Edinburgh, Scotland. African American Floyd died while being arrested by a white police officer in Minneapolis, the US.

Picture: GETTY IMAGES/JEFF J MITCHELL
Picture: GETTY IMAGES/JEFF J MITCHELL

May 25 — Smoke rises from a fire aboard the X-Press Pearl container ship off  Colombo harbour, in Sri Lanka.  

Picture: REUTERS/SRI LANKA AIR FORCE HANDOUT/
Picture: REUTERS/SRI LANKA AIR FORCE HANDOUT/

May 25 — Members of the national disaster response force  patrol along a shore ahead of Cyclone Yaas in Digha, in the eastern state of West Bengal, India.

Picture: REUTERS/RUPAK DE CHOWDHURI
Picture: REUTERS/RUPAK DE CHOWDHURI

May 25 — US vice-president Kamala Harris, right, swears in Kristen Clarke as assistant attorney-general for the civil rights division, alongside Clarke’s mother, Pansy, at the department of justice in Washington, DC, the US.

Picture: REUTERS/YURI GRIPAS
Picture: REUTERS/YURI GRIPAS

May 25 — Demonstrators face security forces during an anti-government protest in Baghdad, Iraq. Dozens were injured and one killed at the rally, where thousands had gathered to demand accountability for the murder of prominent Iraqi activists and protesters.

Picture: REUTERS/THAIER AL-SUDANI
Picture: REUTERS/THAIER AL-SUDANI

May 26 —  A supporter of Jacob Zuma, who pleaded not guilty to fraud and corruption charges on Wednesday, holds a placard after the former president’s appearance in the high court in Pietermaritzburg.

Picture: REUTERS/ROGAN WARD
Picture: REUTERS/ROGAN WARD

May 26 — Former president Jacob Zuma pleads not guilty  to fraud and corruption charges in the high court in Pietermaritzburg.

Picture: SANDILE NDLOVU
Picture: SANDILE NDLOVU

May 26 — People ride on a bus as they head to a polling station to cast their vote during the presidential elections, in Damascus, Syria.

Picture: REUTERS/YAMAM AL SHAAR
Picture: REUTERS/YAMAM AL SHAAR

May 27 —  Activists of press advocacy group Reporters Sans Frontiers hold photos of journalists detained in Belarus, including blogger Roman Protasevich, right. The protest was at Salcininkai border crossing point in Lithuania on Thursday.

Picture: REUTERS/JANIS LAIZANS
Picture: REUTERS/JANIS LAIZANS
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