Published May 07, 2013
A cloud of volcanic ash shoots up to the sky as Mayon volcano, one of the Philippines' most active volcanoes, erupts after daybreak, viewed from Legazpi City.
A boy jumps into a swimming pool to cool himself on a hot day in the southern Indian city of Chennai.
A boy carrying empty plastic containers follows his mother to help her fetch water, in Dala township, about 15 kilometers (9 miles) south of Rangoon, Burma. Several regions and states face acute water shortage especially in the summer.
A couple walks past "Filament Lamp", an art work installation, at a commercial center near a construction site in Beijing's Sanlitun area, China.
Military jets fly over an Orthodox Christian church during a rehearsal for the Victory Day parade in Moscow. Russia marks victory over Nazi Germany in World War II every year on May 9.
Surfers walk along the shoreline on a sunny day at Sydney's Bondi Beach, Australia.
Singer Madonna arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit celebrating the opening of "PUNK: Chaos to Couture" in New York, May 6, 2013.
Kazakhstani troops march during a parade of the armed forces on Fatherland Defender's Day at Otar military range, some 150km (93 miles) west of Almaty.
A farmer harvests wheat in the fields in Bhaktapur, near the capital Kathmandu, Nepal.