Russia’s President Vladimir Putin visits the Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics in Moscow. On Saturday, Russia celebrates Cosmonautics day which marks Yuri Gagarin’s pioneering flight into space.
A bird perches on one of the 16,142 graves at Douaumont cemetery near Verdun, northeastern France. The cemetery is the largest single French military burial place of the first world war.
Ukrainians remove a barricade near Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine on Thursday
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Aerial view of flowers fields near the Keukenhof park, also known as the Garden of Europe, in Lisse. Keukenhof, employing some 30 gardeners, is considered to be the world’s largest flower garden displaying millions of flowers every year.
A demonstrator stands as he participates in a 24-hour general strike in Athens. Greek unions held a 24-hour anti-austerity strike on Wednesday shutting down ferry services to the country’s world-famous islands, disrupting rail travel and closing pharmacies and several government offices.
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Charlie the Clown played by 75 year old Karl Brenner, currently the oldest working professional clown in the world, waits backstage in Huntingdon, England. Mr Fips Wonder Circus is a small, family run circus, who during their latest season will travel up the east of England until their season draws to a close in November.
A lighting test is carried out on the Kelpies in Falkirk ahead of their official opening to the public later this month. Designed by sculptor Andy Scott each of The Kelpies stands up to 30 metres tall and each one weighs over 300 tonnes.
Tulip farmers look for weeds in a field of tulips left to blossom for growing bulbs near the city of Noordwijkerhout, western Netherlands.
Deputies clash during a session of the parliament in Kiev, Ukraine, on Tuesday