May 18, 2014

    Published May 18, 2014


    An aerial view of a flooded orchard near city of Brcko, Bosnia and Herzegovina.


    Evacuees from the Serbian town of Obrenovac are seen lying on beds in a shelter hall in Belgrade. Two Russian cargo planes carrying food, generators and rescue boats land in Serbia as part of a relief effort after the worst floods in over a century kill more than 35 people in the Balkans.


    A professional artisan of kabuki makeup paints a man's face with a pattern of makeup called "Kumadori" at an art event in Tokyo, Japan.


    Workers carry a log at a timber factory by the river Buriganga in Dhaka, Bangladesh.


    A Filipino transgender places shoes of her friend underneath her gown as they prepare to join a transgender parade called "Grand Trans-Santacruzan" as they mark International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia in suburban Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines.


    A boy rides his bicycle along Third Street of the Alvorada neighborhood in Brazil which is decorated for the 2014 World Cup in Manaus, one of the tournament's host cities, May 17, 2014.


    Supporters attend a speech by Burma's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi calling for the amendment of the 2008 Constitution at a rally in Aungpinlae Stadium in Mandalay.


    Canada's Eric Lamaze, riding Powerplay, competes during the International Jumping of France in La Baule-Escoublac, western France.


    A street performer breathes fire on the eve of the feast day of the town's patron Saint Rita in Paranaque city, metro Manila, Philippines, May 17, 2014.


    Juventus' supporters hold up banners which read, "With...You", referring to Juventus' coach Antonio Conte, during the Italian Serie A soccer match againt Cagliari at Juventus stadium in Turin.


    A woman leads her painted buffalo onto a stage during a buffalo bodypainting competition in Jiangcheng county, Yunnan province, China. Artists from eight countries compete for a 100,000 yuan ($16,042) prize reward during the competition, according to local media.


    Cast members Sylvester Stallone (L), Dolph Lundgren (2ndL), Harrison Ford (2ndR) and Jason Statham pose on a tank as they arrive on the Croisette to promote the film "The Expendables 3" during the 67th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes.


    Artists of the Catalan theater company "La Fura dels Baus" perform the "Red Humana" (Human Network) play during the Noche Blanca (White Night) festival in Burgos, northern Spain, May 17, 2014.


    A boy navigates a coin on his face as he participates in parlour games organized by residents during feast day, in honor of their patron saint, Santa Rita De Casia, in Paranaque city, metro Manila, Philippines. The feast day of Santa Rita De Casia, which is celebrated on the third Sunday of the month of May, is observed by residents with colourful street dances and games.


    Lightening strikes across the sky during a thunderstorm in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, China, May 17, 2014.


    A child cheers during a concert by Eurovision Song Contest winner Conchita Wurst of Austria in Vienna.


    Orthodox Jews of the Satmar Hasidim celebrate the Jewish holiday of Lag Ba'Omer in the village of Kiryas Joel, New York. Lag Ba'Omer marks the anniversary of the death of Talmudic sage Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai approximately 1,900 years ago.


    An air force officer assists a jumper with his parachute during a War Victory parade in Matara. Sri Lanka held a military parade and memorial for fallen soldiers to mark the fifth anniversary of the defeat of the Tamil Tigers, which ended a quarter-century civil war.

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