From Trump ceremonial sword dance to Venezuela protest, this week’s best photos

Updated On May 22, 2017 08:40 AM IST
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US President Donald Trump joins dancers with swords at a welcome ceremony ahead of a banquet at the Murabba Palace in Riyadh. (MANDEL NGAN / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 22, 2017 08:40 AM IST

US President Donald Trump joins dancers with swords at a welcome ceremony ahead of a banquet at the Murabba Palace in Riyadh. (MANDEL NGAN / AFP)

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A steam locomotive 99 1782-4 from the year 1953 pulls on a passenger train through a blooming rape field near Posewald on the island Ruegen, northern Germany. (Jens Büttner / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 22, 2017 08:40 AM IST

A steam locomotive 99 1782-4 from the year 1953 pulls on a passenger train through a blooming rape field near Posewald on the island Ruegen, northern Germany. (Jens Büttner / AFP)

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A Kashmiri boy shields himself with plywood from stones and glass marbles during a clash between Indian policemen and protesters during a protest in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir. (Dar Yasin/AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 22, 2017 08:40 AM IST

A Kashmiri boy shields himself with plywood from stones and glass marbles during a clash between Indian policemen and protesters during a protest in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir. (Dar Yasin/AP)

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The parliament building is seen through flare smoke during a demonstration of uniformed officers marking a 24-hour general strike against the latest round of austerity in Athens, Greece. (Alkis Konstantinidis /REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 22, 2017 08:40 AM IST

The parliament building is seen through flare smoke during a demonstration of uniformed officers marking a 24-hour general strike against the latest round of austerity in Athens, Greece. (Alkis Konstantinidis /REUTERS)

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A man who was set on fire by people accusing him of stealing during a rally against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro runs amidst opposition supporters in Caracas, Venezuela. (Marco Bello / Reuters) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 22, 2017 08:40 AM IST

A man who was set on fire by people accusing him of stealing during a rally against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro runs amidst opposition supporters in Caracas, Venezuela. (Marco Bello / Reuters)

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People are reflected in mirrors as they walk in a busy shopping district in Tokyo, Japan. (Toru Hanai /REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 22, 2017 08:40 AM IST

People are reflected in mirrors as they walk in a busy shopping district in Tokyo, Japan. (Toru Hanai /REUTERS)

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A woman looks out of a house window as she watches the funeral of Palestinian fisherman Mohammed Baker in Gaza City. (Mohammed Salem/REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 22, 2017 08:40 AM IST

A woman looks out of a house window as she watches the funeral of Palestinian fisherman Mohammed Baker in Gaza City. (Mohammed Salem/REUTERS)

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A monkey leaps into a pond on a hot day in Allahabad . According to local reports temperatures have soared in the northern Indian city to 47.28 Celsius. (Sanjay KANOJIA/AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 22, 2017 08:40 AM IST

A monkey leaps into a pond on a hot day in Allahabad . According to local reports temperatures have soared in the northern Indian city to 47.28 Celsius. (Sanjay KANOJIA/AFP)

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Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (L) speaks to her daughter Britain's princess Charlotte, a bridesmaid, following the wedding of her sister Pippa Middleton to James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London, on May 20, 2017. After turning heads at her sister Kate's wedding to Prince William, Pippa Middleton graduated from bridesmaid to bride on Saturday at a star-studded wedding in an English country church. The 33-year-old married financier James Matthews, 41, at a ceremony attended by the royal couple and tennis star Roger Federer, wearing a couture dress by British designer Giles Deacon. (KIRSTY WIGGLESWORTH / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 22, 2017 08:40 AM IST

Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (L) speaks to her daughter Britain's princess Charlotte, a bridesmaid, following the wedding of her sister Pippa Middleton to James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London, on May 20, 2017. After turning heads at her sister Kate's wedding to Prince William, Pippa Middleton graduated from bridesmaid to bride on Saturday at a star-studded wedding in an English country church. The 33-year-old married financier James Matthews, 41, at a ceremony attended by the royal couple and tennis star Roger Federer, wearing a couture dress by British designer Giles Deacon. (KIRSTY WIGGLESWORTH / AFP)

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Villagers look on as Mount Sinabung volcano spews thick volcanic ash, as seen from Beganding village in Karo, North Sumatra province. Sinabung roared back to life in 2010 for the first time in 400 years. After another period of inactivity, it erupted once more in 2013 and has remained highly active since. (Ivan DAMANIK / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 22, 2017 08:40 AM IST

Villagers look on as Mount Sinabung volcano spews thick volcanic ash, as seen from Beganding village in Karo, North Sumatra province. Sinabung roared back to life in 2010 for the first time in 400 years. After another period of inactivity, it erupted once more in 2013 and has remained highly active since. (Ivan DAMANIK / AFP)

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A woman dressed in a wedding gown and holding a South African flag leads a march organized on May 20, 2017 in Pretoria against the abuse of women following the spike in reports of women being murdered and raped in various parts of the country. Hundreds of people gathered to march from Church Square to the Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africa. The march was themed: ‘Not In My Name’. (WIKUS DE WET / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 22, 2017 08:40 AM IST

A woman dressed in a wedding gown and holding a South African flag leads a march organized on May 20, 2017 in Pretoria against the abuse of women following the spike in reports of women being murdered and raped in various parts of the country. Hundreds of people gathered to march from Church Square to the Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africa. The march was themed: ‘Not In My Name’. (WIKUS DE WET / AFP)

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Portugal's Laura Sales performs with ribbon during the 33rd Rhythmic Gymnastics European championships in Budapest, Hungary. (ATTILA KISBENEDEK / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 22, 2017 08:40 AM IST

Portugal's Laura Sales performs with ribbon during the 33rd Rhythmic Gymnastics European championships in Budapest, Hungary. (ATTILA KISBENEDEK / AFP)

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Indian actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan poses as she arrives on May 20, 2017 for the screening of the film '120 Beats Per Minute (120 Battements Par Minute)' at the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. (Valery HACHE / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 22, 2017 08:40 AM IST

Indian actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan poses as she arrives on May 20, 2017 for the screening of the film '120 Beats Per Minute (120 Battements Par Minute)' at the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. (Valery HACHE / AFP)

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A girl walks past the mobile phone advertisement at Elphinstone road in Mumbai, India. (Pratik Chorge/HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 22, 2017 08:40 AM IST

A girl walks past the mobile phone advertisement at Elphinstone road in Mumbai, India. (Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

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A girl's face is covered by a white powder after blowing on it, while participating in a game during a religious festival honouring patron saint Santa Rita de Cascia in Paranaque city, metro Manila, Philippines. (Romeo Ranoco / REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 22, 2017 08:40 AM IST

A girl's face is covered by a white powder after blowing on it, while participating in a game during a religious festival honouring patron saint Santa Rita de Cascia in Paranaque city, metro Manila, Philippines. (Romeo Ranoco / REUTERS)

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A model walks down the catwalk during the International Dwarf Fashion Show as part of the Arab Fashion Week in the United Arab Emirate of Dubai. Models walk down the catwalk wearing designs by Marchesa during the Arab Fashion Week in the United Arab Emirate of Dubai. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 22, 2017 08:40 AM IST

A model walks down the catwalk during the International Dwarf Fashion Show as part of the Arab Fashion Week in the United Arab Emirate of Dubai. Models walk down the catwalk wearing designs by Marchesa during the Arab Fashion Week in the United Arab Emirate of Dubai. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)

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Venezuelan opposition activists clash with the riot police during a rally against the government of President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas. Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles said Thursday authorities confiscated his passport and prevented him from travelling to New York to discuss his country's deadly political crisis with United Nations officials. On Monday Venezuelans launched a seventh week of anti-government demonstrations by blocking roads, vowing not to budge all day in protest at a deadly political and economic crisis. (FEDERICO PARRA / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 22, 2017 08:40 AM IST

Venezuelan opposition activists clash with the riot police during a rally against the government of President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas. Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles said Thursday authorities confiscated his passport and prevented him from travelling to New York to discuss his country's deadly political crisis with United Nations officials. On Monday Venezuelans launched a seventh week of anti-government demonstrations by blocking roads, vowing not to budge all day in protest at a deadly political and economic crisis. (FEDERICO PARRA / AFP)

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