Syrian rescue workers and citizens evacuate people from a building following a reported barrel bomb attack by Syrian government forces on the central al-Fardous rebel held neighbourhood of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo
Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel gestures while chatting with US President Barack Obama sitting on a bench outside the Elmau Castle after a working session of a G7 summit near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, southern Germany
Young supporters of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) celebrate in the streets the results of the legislative election, in Diyarbakir. Turkey‘s Islamic-rooted Justice and Development Party (AKP) secured 41 per cent of the vote, followed by the Republican People’s Party (CHP) on 25 per cent, the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) on 16.5 per cent and the pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP) came fourth with 12.5 per cent.
Members of the Dancing Devils of Naiguata take part in the catholic celebration of Corpus Christi in Naiguata, a neighbourhood in La Guaira, Vargas state, Venezuela
Veterans from the Norfolk and District branch of the Normandy Veterans Association (from the left) Len Fox, Peter Hemp, Neville Howell and David Woodrow stand on Sword beach in Normandy, France. Dozens of British veterans made a cross-Channel pilgrimage to Normandy to honour the legacy of comrades killed in the D-Day landings 71 years ago.
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe eats a pickled plum as he meets with Miss Plum Fuyuka Baba and Miss Plum Kozue Kimoto, who are representing the Kishu Plum Organisation, at Abe’s official residence in Tokyo
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Migrants, who were found at sea on a boat, collect rainwater during a heavy rain fall at a temporary refuge camp near Kanyin Chaung jetty, northern Rakhine state, Myanmar
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Children at Fortunata pre-school in The Nyarugusu refugee camp, Tanzania. The International Rescue Committee EU Children of Peace project helped to rebuild 12 new classrooms. Now children can learn to read, write and count in a safe environment. An exhibition of photos and videos showing those affected by the conflict in Niger and Tanzania will be exhibited at Somerset house in London from Saturday
An Indonesian farmer in Karo district watches the Mount Sinabung volcano erupting. Thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes after Indonesia upgraded the threat posed by the volcano on Sumatra island to the highest level.
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A migrant, who was found at sea on a boat, arrives at a temporary shelter near Maungdaw township, northern Rakhine state, Myanmar.
A man holds a baby who survived what activists said was a barrel bomb dropped by forces loyal to Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, at a site in the city of Aleppo
Lightning strikes over the Greek island of Pserimos near Kos, Greece. About 30,000 migrants have entered Greece, many from Turkey whose shoreline lies roughly 5km away from the Dodecanese complex.
Indian schoolgirls eat lunch organised by the non-profit Akshaya Patra Foundation, at the Chaumuha Primary School on the outskirts of Vrindavan
Indian performers dance during the state’s formation day celebrations, marking one year since the formation of the new state in Secunderabad, the twin city of Hyderabad on Tuesday
‘Homeless Person 1991′ at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery, a lifelike sculpture by Duane Hanson whose work will be on display at the gallery between June 2 and September 13 2015 as part of the Serpentine Galleries’ Summer Exhibitions, in London
Actor Orlando Silva, 25, poses for a photo as he has his body painted to perform as part of the creation “Mutacion Forzada”, or Forced Mutation, by Cuban artist Alberto Lescay during the 12th Havana Biennial, in Havana
The roof of the Sydney Opera House is pictured as a JetStar Airlines Airbus A320 plane flies near delegates from the inaugural China Australia Millennial Project (CAMP) summit as they stand atop the Sydney Harbour Bridge in Australia. The climb was the opening event of the five-day summit which is being promoted as a way for “industry and government leaders from both countries to create a more innovative, collaborative Australia-China relationship”.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel receives British Prime Minister David Cameron with military honors at the Federal Chancellery in Berlin, Germany. Cameron is on a tour through the European capitals. He wants to negotiate reforms in the UK’s EU membership before the referendum planned for the end of 2017
In the harbor at IDP camps, begins the dangerous journey at the Andaman sea for many of the boat refugees, in Sittwe, Myanmar. Since 2012, the minority group of the Rohingya people are forced to live in IDP camps, in Rakhaing State in western Myanmar. They have been denied citizenship in their homeland Burma and are accused of being illegal migrants from neighbouring Bangladesh. Thousands of Rohingays try to escape the misery in the IDP camps across the Andaman Sea on small fishing boats hoping to reach Malaysia. Many of those who embark on the perilous journey by sea fall into the hands of human traffickers who charge high prices in return for their freedom.