Friday 6 May 2016

The World in Pictures

Published 08/06/2014 | 21:21

England face the All Black Haka during the International Test Match between the New Zealand All Blacks and England at Eden Park in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)
England face the All Black Haka during the International Test Match between the New Zealand All Blacks and England at Eden Park in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)
A Swedish Royal Guard collapses during Princess Leonore's Royal Christening at Drottningholm Palace Chapel in Stockholm, Sweden. (Photo by Torsten Laursen/Getty Images)
A group of Catalan acrobats create a human tower in front of Tower Bridge in London. The event was organized to demand a referendum on Catalan independence from Spain. REUTERS/Neil Hall
Visitors watch an elephant bathing in the newly opened elephant park in the Zurich Zoo in Zurich, Switzerland, Sunday. After three years of construction the new elephant park ''Kaeng Krachan'' opened to the visitors this year. On 11, 000 square meters the new park provides a spacious living area for the six elephants of the Zurich Zoo. (AP Photo/Keystone,Patrick B. Kraemer)
Israeli President Shimon Peres, Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew I, Pope Francis and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas leave after a prayer meeting at the Vatican. REUTERS/Max Rossi
Members of the Brazilian Army, Navy and Air Force attend a presentation of Defence and Security personnel and equipment that will be used during the 2014 World Cup in Brasilia. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino
Dead bodies lie in a temporary morgue next to a man who is responsible for identifying them in Aleppo. Free Syrian Army members created the place where bodies are identified in Aleppo, activists said. If no one claims the bodies, they are then photographed and kept in an archive, before they are buried.
Afghanistan's presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah (R) arrives for a visit in a flood-affected area in Gozargah-e Noor district, of Baghlan province. At least 58 people have been killed and many more are missing in flash floods that hit parts of northern Afghanistan, President Hamid Karzai's office said on Saturday. The floods were caused by heavy rain that fell overnight in the Gozargah-e Noor district of the northern Baghlan province. REUTERS/Massoud Hossaini/Pool
A boy jumps as people cool off themselves in a canal in Lahore, Pakistan, where temperature reached 46 degrees Celsius (114.8 Fahrenheit) on Sunday. Many cities in Pakistan are facing heat wave conditions with temperatures reaching 50 degrees Celsius (122 Fahrenheit) in some places. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)
David Hasselhoff sits on the roof of his car as it is driven down Regent Street in central London, during the London leg of the Gumball 3000 rally. Photo credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire
Youths play soccer during a tournament at the Sao Carlos slum in Rio de Janeiro. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
A man waves an Egyptian national flag as a military helicopter circles over Tahrir Square, after the swearing-in ceremony of President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi, in Cairo. Sisi promised to rule in an inclusive manner after he was sworn in as president on Sunday in a ceremony with low-key attendance by Western allies concerned by a crackdown on dissent. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

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