Nepalese search for open space as a strong earthquake hits Kathmandu, Nepal, on Tuesday. The quake that hit Nepal on 12 May 2015 had a magnitude of 7.3, the United States Geological Society says, and was followed by several strong aftershocks.
US astronaut Kjell Lindgren and Japanese astronaut Kimiya Yui take part in a preflight training session at the Gagarin Cosmonauts’ Training Centre in Star City, outside Moscow, on Thursday. The crew is scheduled to blast off to the ISS from Baikonur at the end of May.
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Russian Emergency Ministry cadets march as they take part in a rehearsal for the Victory Day military parade on Moscow’s Red Square on Wednesday. Russia will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the 1945 victory over Nazi Germany on May 9th.
A worker in sanitary outfit holds a boy as migrants disembark from the Iceland Coast Guard vessel Tyr, at the Messina harbour, Sicily, southern Italy, on Wednesday
People with relief material react as an Indian Air Force helicopter prepares to take-off in a village affected by Saturday’s earthquake at Pokhara, Nepal, on Friday
China’s Ma Long serves against South Korea’s Joo Sae-hyuk in their men’s singles fourth round match at the World Table Tennis Championships in Suzhou, Jiangsu province on Friday.
Alain Robert, also known as the French Spiderman, climbs the Montparnasse tower a 210-metre (689 ft) office skyscraper located in the Montparnasse area of Paris, France on Tuesday. Robert decided to climb in solidarity with the victims of the Saturday’s earthquake in Nepal.
A girl stands in a queue to fill her container with water near the makeshift shelters after Saturday’s earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal on Tuesday
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British former police officer Swasie Turner abseils for charity in a wheelchair down the fortification bastions of Valletta, Malta, on Monday
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A child experiencing shock is seen next to a Red Cross paramedic outside the jail during a clash of rival groups in the prison of Cancun, Mexico on Monday
A relative cries in front of a monument erected in memory of the victims of Rana Plaza building collapse, as they gather at the spot on its second anniversary in Savar, Bangladesh, on Friday.
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Malawian pluckers have their crops weighted in the tea plants field at the Makandi Tea Estate factory
An Israeli soldier hands a buttercup to a child in a field near Kibbutz Nir Yitzhak in southern Israel, just outside the Gaza Strip.
Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford of Canada compete during the pairs short program at the ISU World Team Trophy in Figure Skating in Tokyo on Friday
Gracie Gold of the US competes during the ladies’ short programme at the ISU World Team Trophy in figure skating in Tokyo on Wednesday
John John Florence of North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii winning his round one heat of the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro at ‘The Box’ on Wednesday
Indian school children attend morning prayers at a school on the outskirts of Jammu, the winter capital of Kashmir, India
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Chancellor George Osborne watches as old oil is drained from a car that is being serviced in the service and repair workshops as he meets apprentices at Hawkins garage near St Austell on Thursday
A member of the Afghan security force holds a woman while rescuing her from the site of an attack in Mazar-i-Sharif, on Wednesday.
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Horses and riders on the gallops in the early morning of the opening day of the Crabbies Grand National festival at Aintree racecourse in Liverpool