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Friday 30 January 2015

World in Pictures May 2014: striking photographs from around the globe

Reality TV personality Phil Robertson speaks during the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 29, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  Some of the biggest names in the Republican Party are scheduled to speak at the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference, which hosts 1,500 delegates from across the country through May 31.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Reality TV personality Phil Robertson speaks during the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 29, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Some of the biggest names in the Republican Party are scheduled to speak at the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference, which hosts 1,500 delegates from across the country through May 31. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
A man falls down as the wooden pyramid of sticks collapses during the Mekotek Ritual practised by Balinese Hindus in the village of Munggu on May 31, 2014 in Badung, Bali, Indonesia. The Mekotek Ritual is a traditional ceremony at Munggu Village, celebrating the symbolic victory of good (dharma) against evil (adharma) involves participants repeatedly climbing on top of a wooden pyramid of sticks as it is carried by celebrants from one temple to another . (Photo by Putu Sayoga/Getty Images)
Donald Trump, chairman and president of the Trump Organization and the founder of Trump Entertainment Resorts, speaks at a press conference on day two of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 30, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Members of the Republican Party are scheduled to speak at the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference, which hosts 1,500 delegates from across the country through May 31st. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Attendees recite the Pledge of Allegiance during the final day of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 31, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Leaders of the Republican Party spoke at the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference which hosted 1,500 delegates from across the country. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Family of Blessie Gotingco march to the Birkenhead-Glenfield cemetery to remember Blessie Gotingco on May 31, 2014 in Auckland, New Zealand. The body of 56-year-old mother-of-three, Blessie Gotingco was found in an area of bush at the Birkenhead-Glenfield cemetery on Tuesday after she was reported missing after returning home from work on Saturday night. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)
Thai military secure an area outside a shopping mall to prevent anti-coup demonstrators from gathering on June 1, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. Thai military rulers warned Thai citizens about expressing dissent using social media and gathering to protest is currently banned under martial law. Thailand is known as a country with a very unstable political record and is now experiencing it's 12th coup with 7 attempted pervious coups. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
Pilgrims in traditional Bavarian folk costumes stand beneath three crosses on the Kalvarienberg-mountain and follow an outdoor mass to celebrate Ascension (in German called Christi Himmelfahrt) at the open-air altar at Birkenstein on May 29, 2014 near Fischbachau, Germany. Approximately 2,000 pilgrims from 40 different folk group associations participated in the annual event to mark Jesus Christ's ascension to Heaven. Bavaria is predominantly Catholic. (Photo by Joerg Koch/Getty Images)
Pro-Russian separatist fighters take positions outside the Donetsk airport, the scene of an hours-long battle between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian forces, on May 26, 2014 in Donetsk Ukraine. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)
British Prime Minister David Cameron chats with England football manager Roy Hodgson during his visit to England's football training headquaters at St Georges Park on May 29, 2014 in Burton-Upon-Trent, England. Cameron was on the field also to meet England's World Cup team. (Photo by Andrew Yates - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Chinese commuters line-up at a security check to enter a subway station on May 29, 2014 in Beijing, China. Authorities have increased security in many public areas after an attack last week left 31 dead in the restive Xinjiang Province. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)
Israelis during a march marking Jerusalem Day on May 28, 2014 outside Jerusalem's old city, Israel. Israel is celebrating the anniversary of the 'unification' of Jerusalem, marking 47 years since it captured mainly Arab east Jerusalem during the 1967 Middle East war. (Photo by Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images)
A protester tapes his mouth closed during anti-coup protests on May 28, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
Indigenous protesters clash with military police during a protest against the FIFA World Cup outside the National Stadium in Brasilia, Brazil, Tuesday, May 27, 2014. Brazil's indigenous communities calling for the federal court to demarcate indigenous lands are also protesting against the 2014 FIFA World Cup that starts in June. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
A military police officer fires a tear gas grenade against demonstrators during a protest against the FIFA World Cup outside the National Stadium in Brasilia, Brazil, Tuesday, May 27, 2014. Indigenous protesters in traditional headdress squared off against Brazilian police mounted on horses in the nation's capital, just outside a new soccer stadium that will host World Cup matches. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
An Indigenous protester in traditional headdress gets ready to fire an arrow against the military police during a protest against the FIFA World Cup outside the National Stadium in Brasilia, Brazil, Tuesday, May 27, 2014. Protesters in traditional headdress squared off against Brazilian police mounted on horses in the nation's capital, just outside a new soccer stadium that will host World Cup matches. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
A demonstrator shout slogans against FIFA during a protest against FIFA World Cup, at a bus station in Brasilia, Brazil, Tuesday, May 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
The Mayor of London Boris Johnson wears a traditional headdress during a visit to the Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, a major new Hindu temple being built in Kingsbury on May 28, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Rob Stothard/Getty Images)
This image provided by Google shows an early version of Google's prototype self-driving car. The two-seater won't be sold publicly, but Google on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 said it hopes by this time next year, 100 prototypes will be on public roads. (AP Photo/Google)
The Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz TMA-13M space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Thursday, May 29, 2014. The Russian rocket carries European Space Agency's astronaut Alexander Gerst, Russian cosmonaut Maxim Suraev, and NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)
Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz TMA-13M space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Thursday, May 29, 2014. The Russian rocket carries European Space Agency's German astronaut Alexander Gerst, Russian cosmonaut Maxim Suraev, and NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)
Soyuz TMA-13M rocket launching with Expedition 40 Soyuz Commander Maxim Suraev of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), Flight Engineer Alexander Gerst of the European Space Agency (ESA), and Flight Engineer Reid Wiseman of NASA, onboard May 28, 2014 in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. Suraev, Gerst and Wiseman will spend the next five and a half months aboard to the International Space Station. (Photo Joel Kowsky/NASA via Getty Images)
Thai military police take cover as tensions rise during anti-coup protests on May 28, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
German Chancellor Angela Merkel tours the exhibition: "The First World War, 1914-1918" ("Der Erster Weltkrieg, 1914-1918") on its official opening at the Deutsches Historisches Museum on May 28, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. The exhibition, which features over 250 exhibits organised along 14 thematic battlefield sites and other places from World War I, will be open to the public from May 29 thru November 30. (Photo by Zich Jochen - Pool /Getty Images)
Cadets throw their hats in the air at the conclusion of the graduation ceremony at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point on on May 28, 2014 in West Point, New York. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Following a West Point tradition, Alan Jones, age 7, gathers caps after graduating cadets threw them in the air at the conclusion of the graduation ceremony at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point on May 28, 2014 in West Point, New York. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Students of UCSB and UCLA mourn at a candlelight vigil at UCLA for the victims of a killing rampage over the weekend near UCSB on May 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
Hector Xavier Monsegur (Sabu) arrives at court in New York for a sentencing hearing Tuesday, May 27, 2014. Monsegur, a prolific computer hacker who infiltrated the servers of major corporations, later switched sides to helped the U.S. government disrupt hundreds of cyberattacks on Congress, NASA and other sensitive targets, according to federal prosecutors. After his arrest and guilty plea in 2011, he faced more than two decades behind bars. But because of his cooperation, he was sentenced to time served – equivalent to the seven months he spent in prison last year – plus a year’s supervised release. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
(From left) Tom Welsh, aged 88, Cecil Hughes, aged 88, Sergeant Alan Jackson of 3 Para, Corporal Nick Quinn of 2 Para and Jeff Pattinson, aged 90 during a visit by veterans of the 9th (Eastern and Home Counties) Parachute Battalion to the Merville Barracks home of the 16 Air Assault Brigade to watch current paratroopers ground training ahead of a commemorative parachute jump in Normandy on June 5th.
An Indigenous protester shouts slogans during clashes with military police during a protest against the FIFA World Cup, outside the National Stadium in Brasilia, Brazil, Tuesday, May 27, 2014. Brazil's indigenous communities calling for the federal court to demarcate indigenous lands are also protesting against the 2014 FIFA World Cup that starts in June. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
Protesters demonstrate next to portraits honouring Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej during an anti-coup protests May 27, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
Antonis Samaras, Prime Minister of Greece, speaks to the media prior to the Informal Dinner of Heads of State or Government held at the Justus Lipsius Building on May 27, 2014 in Brussels, Belgium. Voting in the European elections resulted in significant gains for Eurosceptic parties in several countries across the continent in what has been described as a political 'earthquake'. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
US president Barack Obama looks at the project of Peyton Roberston (L) from Ft Lauderdale, Florida, winner of the Discovery 3M Young Scientist, for his "Sandless sand bags" project during the 2014 White House Science Fair at the White House, May 27, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama hosted the science fair to announce new steps as part of his Educate to Innovate campaign, and celebrated student winners of a range of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) competitions from across the country. (Photo by Aude Guerruccip-Pool/Getty Images)
Orthodox Jewish men mourn during the funeral of Emanuel and Miriam Riva, who were killed in the shooting attack at the Brussels Jewish Museum this past Saturday, on May 27, 2014 in Tel Aviv, Israel. It was reported that the Rivas had travelled to Brussels on vacation and were only a few days away from returning to Tel Aviv when they were gunned down. (Photo by Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images)
Former Deputy Chaturon Chaisaeng is taken away by thai soldiers after a press conference on May 27, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. He was immediately arrested by the Thai military inside the Foreign Correspondence of Thailand (FCCT) after speaking to the media. (Photo by Borja Sanchez-Trillo/Getty Images)
An Egyptian voter selects a candidate in a polling station in the Cairo suburb of al-Manial on May 27, 2014 in Cairo, Egypt. (Photo by Jonathan Rashad/Getty Images)
An Egyptian voter walks outside a polling station in the Cairo suburb of al-Manial on May 27, 2014. (Photo by Jonathan Rashad/Getty Images)
British Prime Minister David Cameron visits a construction site on May 27, 2014 in London, England. David Cameron has called for reform within the EU following the European elections which resulted in significant gains for several Eurosceptic parties in several countries across the continent. (Photo by Andrew Winning - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Mana leader Hone Harawira (left) and Internet Party chief executive Vikram Kumar perform a hongi after signing an alliance agreement during a press conference at Maui Tikitiki-a-Taranga, Maori Affairs select committee room, Parliament, on May 27, 2014 in Wellington, New Zealand. The two parties have announced that they will form an alliance ahead of the upcoming general election. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)
Indigenous protesters in traditional headdress clash with military police during a protest against FIFA World Cup outside the National Stadium in Brasilia, Brazil, Tuesday, May 27, 2014. Brazil's indigenous communities calling for the federal court to demarcate indigenous lands are also protesting against the 2014 FIFA World Cup that starts in June. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
Central Emergency Services firefighter Dan Jensen maneuvers a hose into position to fight a portion of a wildfire Sunday, May 25, 2014, in the Funny River community of Soldotna, Alaska. (AP Photo/Peninsula Clarion, Rashah McChesney)
Alcemira da Silva Muniz (2nd L) carries a candle while marching in a Catholic procession honoring Saint Rita, the patron saint of the impossible, on May 25, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
A Ukrainian helicopter gunship flies above areas where pro-Russian militias have taken position around the airport, outside Donetsk, Ukraine, on Monday, May 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
A man poses for a picture after demonstrators burn a van mobile unit for TV, during a protest against the eviction of squatters from a building in Barcelona, Spain, Monday, May 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
A general view of staff at the King's Hall, Belfast, during counting for Northern Ireland's three seats in the European Parliamentary elections. Monday May 26, 2014.
The Soyuz spacecraft is rolled out by train to launch pad 1 at Baikonur Cosmodrome launch pad on May 26, 2014 in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. The launch of the Soyuz rocket to the International Space Station (ISS) on Expedition 40/4 is scheduled at 20:56 GMT (21:56 pm CEST) on 28 May. (Photo by Stephane Corvaja/ESA via Getty Images)
Nigerians United Against Terrorism group attends a demonstration calling on the government to rescue the kidnapped girls of the government secondary school in Chibok, in Abuja, Nigeria. (AP Photo/Gbenga Olamikan)
UPP (Police Pacification Unit) officers patrol next to a mural of dancer Douglas Rafael da Silva Pereira in the pacified Pavao-Pavaozinho community at the start of an investigation into the death of Pereira on May 26, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Ribor Podmol of Czech Republic with Yamaha YZ250 competes during qualifying for the Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour on May 24, 2014 in Osaka, Japan. (Photo by Thananuwat Srirasant/Getty Images)
Red Bull X-Fighter rider during training for the Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour on May 23, 2014 in Osaka, Japan. (Photo by Thananuwat Srirasant/Getty Images)
Nigel Farage, leader of UKIP enjoys a pint of shandy at the Westminster Arms pub before giving a press conference at the InterContinental Hotel, Westminster, after his party's first win in a national election on May 26, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Mary Turner/Getty Images)
Members of the military unfurl an American flag during a wreath laying ceremony at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum May 26 in New York City. Memorial Day, originally celebrated as Decoration Day after the Civil War in 1868, became a federal holiday in 1971 and commemorates all those who have died fighting for the US in wars. (Photo by Eric Thayer/Getty Images)
Pope Francis prays by the Western Wall on May 26, 2014 in Jerusalem, Israel. Pope Francis arrived in Israel on Sunday afternoon, a day after landing in the Middle East for his first visit to the Holy Land. (Photo by Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images)
A Thai protester points a finger at the Thai military during an anti-coup protests as General Prayuth receives the Royal Endorsement as the military coup leader May 26, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
A Thai protester shows his disapproval with the military during an anti-coup protest despite the martial law May 23, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
A woman waits for business in the red light district called " Soi Cowboy" as sex tourism continues despite the curfew May 26, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
Pope Francis prays at the Western Wall, on May 26, 2014 in Jerusalem, Israel. (Photo by Kobi Gideon - GPO /Getty Images)
Pope Francis visits the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum with Israeli President Shimon Peres and Prime Ministrer Benjamin Netanyahu, on May 26, 2014 in Jerusalem, Israel. (Photo by Amos Ben Gershom - GPO /Getty Images)
UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader Nigel Farage is interviewed by media as he arrives at the Guildhall for the results of the South East election count on May 25, 2014 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images)
Sydney Opera House lights up as part of VIVID Live at Sydney Opera House on May 23, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. VIVID Sydney is an annual event celebrating the themes of music, light and ideas throughout the city. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)
Masked men protect themselves as riot police use water cannons and teargas to disperse people who were protesting the Soma mine disaster that killed 301 miners, in Istanbul, Turkey, Thursday, March 22, 2014. A protester was seriously injured during clashes.(AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
About 25,000 members of the "Homeless Workers Movement" held large demonstrations to claim their right to housing on May 22, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. They claim housing and question government spending for the construction of stadiums for the World Cup. Currently, members of the Homeless Workers Movement occupy several areas throughout the city of Sao Paulo, most of it is close to the opening of the World Cup Stadium. (Photo by Victor Moriyama/Getty Images)
About 25,000 members of the "Homeless Workers Movement" held large demonstrations to claim their right to housing on May 22, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. They claim housing and question government spending for the construction of stadiums for the World Cup. Currently, members of the Homeless Workers Movement occupy several areas throughout the city of Sao Paulo, most of it is close to the opening of the World Cup Stadium. (Photo by Victor Moriyama/Getty Images)
About 25,000 members of the "Homeless Workers Movement" held large demonstrations to claim their right to housing on May 22, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. They claim housing and question government spending for the construction of stadiums for the World Cup. Currently, members of the Homeless Workers Movement occupy several areas throughout the city of Sao Paulo, most of it is close to the opening of the World Cup Stadium. (Photo by Victor Moriyama/Getty Images)
A woman walks past the front entrance of the Metinvest Ilyich Iron and Steel Works on May 22, 2014 in Mariupol, Ukraine. Rinal Akhmetov, the owner of the factory and richest man in Ukraine has come out against pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine ahead of Sunday's presidential election. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
A Thai soldier stands guard after a curfew started at 10pm on May 22, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. The Army chief announced in an address to the nation that the armed forces were seizing power in a non-violent coup. Thailand has seen months of political unrest and violence which has claimed at least 28 lives. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
A member of the press takes a "selfie" with Thai army soldiers standing guard at the grounds of the venue for peace talks between pro- and anti-government groups on May 22, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. (Photo by Rufus Cox/Getty Images)
Kiev's mayoral candidate for the Internet Party, 'Darth Vader' arrives to speak to the media on Volodymyrska Hill on May 22, 2014 in Kiev, Ukraine. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
A Balinese Hindus man pours holy water for believers during they celebrate Galungan Day at a temple on May 21, 2014 in Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia. Galungan is an important feast for Balinese Hindus which is held every 210 days according to the Balinese calendar, to honor the creator of the universe and the spirits of the honoured ancestors. The festival symbolises the victory of "dharma", or truth, above "adharma", or evil. (Photo by Agung Parameswara/Getty Images)
Spanish bullfighter David Mora is tossed by an El Ventorrillo ranch fighting bull during a bullfight at Las Ventas bullring in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, May 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
Spanish bullfighter Antonio Nazare is tossed by a Los Chospes ranch fighting bull at Las Ventas bullring in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, May 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
David Cameron talks during a campaign rally on May 21, 2014 in Ealing, England. The rally comes in the final day of campaigning before polls open for the European Parliament election tomorrow. (Photo by Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)
A woman stands in the rain in a park overlooking the Dnieper River on May 21, 2014 in Kiev, Ukraine. Ukraine's Presidential elections are to be held on Sunday 25 May, 2014. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Barack Obama arrives to make a statement to the news media about the recent problems at the Veterans Affairs Department with White House Press Secretary Jay Carney in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House May 21, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama continues to express his concern over reports from current and former Veterans Affairs employees that some veterans had died while waiting to receive care. Rob Nabors, a White House deputy chief of staff, was dispatched to investigate deaths allegedly connected to a Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
An Indian day laborer waits for medical attention for a head injury at a street clinic on May 21, 2014 in Delhi, India. India elected Hindu nationalist BJP leader Narendra Modi in a sweeping majority last week with a mandate promising economic development and reform. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)
Street trials rider Danny MacAskill performs onboard the Red Bull Energy Station ahead of the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Monaco on May 21, 2014 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. Danny MacAskill is in Monaco ahead of the release of his new film 'Epecuén' on Tuesday 27 May. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
Firefighters, police, members of the military and the public participate in the ceremonial transfer of the National 9/11 Flag into the The National September 11 Memorial Museum permanent collection on May 21, 2014 in New York City. The giant American Flag, which was flying from a building beside the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 and was later found badly damaged in the debris of ground zero, was unfurled at the World Trade Center site in a ceremony. The flag was refolded and firefighters marched it into the museum. The National September 11 Memorial Museum opened its doors to the general public today. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Students celebrate at the commencement of the 2014 New York University graduation ceremony at Yankee Stadium on May 21, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City. Janet Yellen, Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, received an honorary doctorate and was the 2014 commencement speaker. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
A member of the Donbass Battalion, a pro-Ukraine militia, secures the lobby during a meeting with the local mayor to ensure the integrity of the upcoming presidential election on May 21, 2014 in Dobropillya, Ukraine. Days before presidential elections are scheduled, questions remain whether the eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk are stable enough to administer the vote. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)
Members of the Donbass Battalion, a pro-Ukraine militia, load in their bus after a meeting with local politicians to ensure the integrity of the upcoming presidential election on May 21, 2014 in Bilozirske, Ukraine. Days before presidential elections are scheduled, questions remain whether the eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk are stable enough to administer the vote. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)
Barack Obama shares a laugh with Seattle Seahawks Head Coach Pete Carroll during a ceremony honoring the players, coaches and executives of the Super Bowl XLVIII champions in the East Room of the White House May 21, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama honored the Seahawks and their 43-8 win over the Denver Broncos last February. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
A man prays before a shrine in the historic Orthodox Christian monastery, 'Kiev Pechersk Lavra' (The Kiev Monastery of the Caves), on May 21, 2014 in Kiev, Ukraine. Ukraine's Presidential elections are to be held on Sunday 25 May, 2014. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) *** BESTPIX ***
A Balinese Hindus woman gives holy water to her baby during they celebrate Galungan Day at a temple on May 21, 2014 in Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia. Galungan is an important feast for Balinese Hindus which is held every 210 days according to the Balinese calendar, to honor the creator of the universe and the spirits of the honored ancestors. The festival symbolize the victory of "dharma", or truth, above "adharma", or evil. (Photo by Agung Parameswara/Getty Images)
Prince Harry meets Wai Paenga, Sergent of New Zealand Air Force, during the New Zealand commemoration at the Cassino Commonwealth War Cemetery on May 18, 2014 in Monte Cassino, Italy. (Photo by Elisabetta Villa/Getty Images)
Clothing hangs from a power line as members of Kenya's General Service Unit (GSU) discuss two improvised explosive devices (IED) which went off in Gikomba market on May 16, 2014 in Nairobi, Kenya. Two improvised explosive devices (IED) were activated, killing several people and injuring more than 70. One person has been apprehended as a suspect in the attack. (Photo by Christena Dowsett/Getty Images)
Teenage girls walk through a park fountain on May 17, 2014 in Donetsk, Ukraine. Civilians tried to get on with their daily lives in Dontesk as the political and military crisis continued in eastern Ukraine ahead of presidential elections scheduled for May 25. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Members of the British Army's Duke of Lancaster's Regiment establish a position while participating in the NATO "Spring Storm" military exercises on May 18, 2014 near Sengaste, Estonia. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
'March in May' protesters dance in the street at Broadway on May 18, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. Hundreds of 'March in May' protesters marched against the health, education and welfare cuts revealed in the federal budget last week. (Photo by Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images)
A woman shouts in support during the 'March in May' protest at Belmore Park on May 18, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images)
Relatives of a miner mourn beside his grave following the Soma mining disaster, on May 17, 2014 in Soma, Manisa, Turkey. Manisa Governorate has banned all demonstrations in the town while search teams are ending their rescue operation in the Soma mine after two more bodies were found, bringing the death toll to 301. (Photo by Halit Onur Sandal/Getty Images)
Barack Obama speaks during the opening ceremony for the National September 11 Memorial Museum at ground zero May 15, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by John Angelillo-Pool/Getty Images)
Female members of an honour guard prepare during a rehearsal before a welcome ceremony for Portuguese President Anibal Cavaco Silva held by Chinese President Xi Jinping outside the Great Hall of the People on May 15, 2014 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Feng Li/Getty Images)
Protesters celebrate at the Bentley blockade site on May 15, 2014 in Lismore, Australia. Anti-gas protesters are celebrating after a drilling permit allowing mining company Metgasco to set up an exploratory gas well on a private property in Bentley, NSW was suspended due to 'insufficient' community consultation. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)
Landing Signal Officers (LSO) watch on as a pilot completes a touch-and-go landing during Field Carrier Landing Practice for the Carrier Air Wing 5 of US Naval Air Facility Atsugi on May 14, 2014 in Iwojima, Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
Buddhist monks attend at Borobudur temple during celebrations for Vesak Day on May 14, 2014 in Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia. (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)
Buddhist monks walk at Borobudur temple during celebrations for Vesak Day on May 14, 2014 in Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia. (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)
Student Elena Brandt gives a bed bath to a mannequin named Frau Schmidt, used as a model patient during an elderly care training program at the Edith Stein Catholic vocational training centre on May 14, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images)
The Dalai Lama speaks during a press conference while supporters of the International Shugden Community (ISC) protest outside against the current visit of the Dalai Lama on May 14, 2014 in Frankfurt, Germany. (Photo by Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images)
A miner is carried to an ambulance by rescue workers from the coal mine on May 14, 2014 in Soma, Manisa, Turkey. (Photo by Ozgu Ozdemir/Getty Images)
Miners are helped by rescue workers and friends from the coal mine on May 14, 2014 in Soma, Manisa, Turkey. (Photo by Ozgu Ozdemir/Getty Images)
Oscar Pistorius leaves North Gauteng High Court after the judge ordered that he should undergo mental evaluation on May 14, 2014 in Pretoria, South Africa. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
A father seats beside his daughter treated inside the hospital on May 14, 2014 in Alamada, Mindanao, Philippines. At least nine people have died and more than 600 were hospitalized due to epidemic that hit far-flung villages. (Photo by Jeoffrey Maitem/Getty Images)
A health worker carries an afflicted woman towards the entrance of hospital on May 14, 2014 in Alamada, Mindanao, Philippines. At least nine people have died and more than 600 were hospitalised due to a cholera epidemic that hit far-flung villages. Cholera is an acute intestinal infection that causes severe vomiting and diarrhea, which can lead to serious dehydration and prove fatal if not properly treated. (Photo by Jeoffrey Maitem/Getty Images)
Expedition 39 Commander Koichi Wakata of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is carried in a chair to a medical tent just minutes after he and Soyuz Commander Mikhail Tyurin of Roscosmos, and Flight Engineer Rick Mastracchio of NASA, landed in their Soyuz TMA-11M spacecraft on May 14, 2014 near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan. (Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)
The peloton climbs the foothills of Mount Hamilton during stage three of the the 2014 Amgen Tour of California from San Jose to Mount Diablo on May 13, 2014 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Local residents scavenge parts from a burnt Ukrainian military vehicle on May 14, 2014 in Dmytrivka, near Kramatorsk, Ukraine. Pro-Russian militants ambushed Ukrainian troops at the site the day before, killing seven and wounding another eight in the most deadly attack yet on Ukrainian forces. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Handmade missing posters of victims of September 11 are viewed during a tour of the National September 11 Memorial Museum on May 14, 2014 in New York City. The long awaited museum will open to the public on May 21. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
An US flag recovered from the World Trade Center site is viewed during a preview of the National September 11 Memorial Museum on May 14, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Artifacts from Ground Zero, including the cross made out of steel from the buildings, is viewed during a preview of the National September 11 Memorial Museum on May 14, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Exhausted miners rest as they await their trapped friends on May 14, 2014 in Soma, Turkey. (Photo by Ahmet Sik/Getty Images)
Miners escort a rescued friend after an explosion and fire at a coal mine in the town of Soma in Manisa province in Turkey. The town is 250 kilometers (155 miles) south of Istanbul. (AP Photo/IHA)
A girl licks a lollipop in which a scorpion is suspended on May 7, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. An increasing numbers of advocates worldwide are promoting insects as a viable source of food for humans, citing the high protein value, abundance and low cost. (Photo Illustration by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
In this photo taken on Sunday, May 11, 2014, Amelia Johnson of Bremerton, plays fetch with her dog Boobah at sunset the Tracyton boat ramp in Bremerton, Wash. (AP Photo/Kitsap Sun, Larry Steagall)
Members of the United States Naval Academy freshman crawl under one another at the wet and sandy station during the annual Sea Trials training exercise at the U.S. Naval Academy on May 13, 2014 in Annapolis, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Spanish bullfighter Manuel Jesus 'El Cid' performs with a Parlade ranch fighting bull during a bullfight at Las Ventas bullring in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, May 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
Officers from the CORE police special forces patrol during an operation to search for fugitives in the Complexo do Alemao pacified community, or 'favela' on May 13, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Officers including squad commander Inspector Julio Goncalves (C) from the CORE police special forces hold their weapons during an operation to search for fugitives in the Complexo do Alemao pacified community, or 'favela' on May 13, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Members of the United States Naval Academy freshman class lift logs during the annual Sea Trials training exercise at the US Naval Academy on May 13, 2014 in Annapolis, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
hai monks at Wat Pan Tao lead a procession three times around the temple in a ceremony celebrating Visak Day on May 13, 2014 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Visak Day is a Theravada Buddhist religious holiday commemorating the birth, enlightenment, and death of the Buddha. (Photo by Taylor Weidman/Getty Images)
A US Military Honor Guard participates in a wreath laying ceremony at the grave of Army Pvt. William Christman, as part of Arlington at 150 Celebration on May 13, 2014 in Washington, DC. Pvt. Christman was the first military burial at Arlington 150 years ago today on May 13, 1864. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Vincent Kompany of Manchester City lifts the Barclays Premier League trophy aloft outside Manchester Town Hall at the start of the Manchester City victory parade around the streets of Manchester on May 12, 2014 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
Indian Muslim voters wait in line to vote at a polling station on May 12, 2014 in Varanasi, India. Indians voted in the ninth and final phase of elections and counting will begin on May 16. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)
Prime Minister David Cameron poses for a 'selfie' as he meets local people on a visit to Harrow town centre as he took to the campaign trail with Mayor of London Boris Johnson on May 12, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Stefan Rousseau - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Steven Avilla wears a Washington monument costume as he greets visitors to the monument, May 12, 2014 on the ground of the monument in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Indian women wait in line to vote at a polling station on May 12, 2014 in Varanasi, India. Indians voted in the ninth and final phase of elections Monday. Counting will be on May 16. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)
Indian men and women line-up on separate sides to vote at a polling station on May 12, 2014 in Varanasi, India. Indians voted in the ninth and final phase of elections Monday. Counting will be on May 16. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)
Yasothon resident look on as huge, handmade rockets are launched into the air during the Bun Bang Fai festival on May 11, 2014 in Yasothon, Thailand. (Photo by Taylor Weidman/Getty Images)
An officer throws water onto a mental health patient at a shaman clinic on May 10, 2014 in Tasikmalaya, Indonesia. The Mentari Hati Foundation uses traditional methods such as performing massage on a regular basis for each patient, giving them mineral water and giving them affection. They claim 178 patients have been cured since the rehabilitation center was founded in 2008. Currently they care for 170 patients. (Photo by Nurcholis Anhari Lubis/Getty Images)
A man wears a uniform displaying badges, medals, badge of honor, awards to commemorate Victory Day, when Nazi Germany surrendered to the Soviet Union on May 9, 1945, at the Soviet war cemetery and memorial in Treptow Park on May 9, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. The annual gathering at the memorial usually draws a mix of leftists and people from the former Soviet Union as well German people. (Photo by Carsten Koall/Getty Images)
BJP leader Narendra Modi flashes the v-sign to supporters as he is surrounded by bodyguards while driving through the streets on May 8, 2014 in Varanasi, India. Thousands of supporters lined the the Hindu holy city as Modi drove to a party meeting after a rally planned by the leader was prohibited by local authorities. India is in the midst of a nine-phase election that began on April 7 and ends May 12. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)
Orthodox Christians march around the regional administration building, which is occupied by pro-Russian activists, in a call for peace on May 8, 2014 in Donetsk, Ukraine. Tensions in Eastern Ukraine are high after pro-Russian activists seized control of at least ten cities ahead of the Victory Day holiday and a planned referendum on greater autonomy for the region. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)
A girl plays soccer in front of graffiti created by acclaimed local graffiti artist Acme in the pacified Pavao-Pavaozinho community, on May 8, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Worshippers pray during a candle light vigil at the Our Lady of Fatima shrine, in Fatima, Portugal, Monday, May 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
BAE Systems photo of a geometrically perfect 1/12th scale mode of a Typhoon fighter jet - May 12
Vietnamese commando forces march during a parade in northwestern town of Dien Bien Phu, Vietnam, Wednesday, May 7, 2014 to mark the 60th anniversary of the Dien Bien Phu victory over France. The defeat at Dien Bien Phu precipitated the collapse of French colonialism. (AP Photo/DinH Tran Trung Hau.)
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, left, shake hands with a Ukrainian soldier at a block post on the road at Slovyansk, Ukraine, Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Ukrainian military operations that began Monday to expunge pro-Russia forces from the city of Slovyansk where the interim government's most ambitious effort so far to quell weeks of unrest in Ukraine's mainly Russian-speaking east. (AP Photo/Andrew Kravchenko, Pool)
ANC supporter Roscoe Jacobs, 27, wears 3D glasses outside of the Hangberg Sports and Recreation Centre voting station in the Hangberg community in Hout Bay on May 7, 2014 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Charlie Shoemaker/Getty Images)
Russian police officers guard a street with T-90 tank preparing for a parade rehearsal in Moscow, Russia, on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Russia will hold a military parade marking victory in WWII on May 9 all over the country including Sevastopol. Shop name reads "Gifts. Moscow". (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)
This file image made available Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2012, taken from video posted by Boko Haram sympathizers, shows the leader of the radical Islamist sect Imam Abubakar Shekau. Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for the April 15, 2014, mass abduction of nearly 300 teenage schoolgirls in northeast Nigeria. Even before the kidnapping, the US government was offering up to a $7 million reward for information leading to the arrest of Shekau, whom the US has labeled a specially designated global terrorist. (AP Photo/File)
Abubakar Shekau, the leader of Nigeria's Islamic extremist group Boko Haram, speaks in a video in which his group claimed responsibility for the April 15 mass abduction of nearly 300 teenage schoolgirls in northeast Nigeria. Even before the kidnapping, the US government was offering up to a $7 million reward for information leading to the arrest of Shekau, whom the US has labelled a specially designated global terrorist. (AP Photo/File)
Protesters lobby for higher wages for fast food workers and urge fast food workers from around the globe to join their campaign outside a McDonalds on May 7, 2014 in New York City. Fast food workers have been fighting for higher wages, which has been in parallel to recent calls for a raise in the national minimum wage. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Buddhist monks from the Drukpa wait outside a polling station to vote near the Hemis Monastery on May 7, 2014 in Hemis, Ladakh, India. India is in the midst of a nine phase general election that began April 7 and ends May 12. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)
A man bikes past some of the 145 bear sculptures that form the 'United Buddy Bears' exhibition along famed Copacabana beach on May 6, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro. The project promotes tolerance in the world with the two-meter tall sculptures painted by artists from United Nations member states. The show officially opened today and will run through the 2014 FIFA World Cup which begins June 12. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
New recruits of the Vatican's elite Swiss Guard stand at attention during the swearing in ceremony for new members at the Cortile di San Damaso on May 6, 2014 in Vatican City, Vatican. The swearing in ceremony is held on May 6 every year to commemorate the 147 halberdiers who died defending the pope in 1527. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)
A protester shouts slogans demanding freedom for the 23 near the barricades set up to impede access to the Municipal Court on May 6, 2014 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The trial of the 23 protestors, human rights defenders and activists arrested during violent clashes between protestors and security forces, which ended in the death of at least 5 people in early January in Cambodia, restarts today at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court of First Instance. The first day of the trial was held on Friday 25 April, and was adjourned after a few hours to today. The 23 are on trial on charges of intentionally causing damage and acts of violence, in relation to their alleged role during the protests in January. (Photo by Omar Havana/Getty Images)
Comedian Jay Leno participates in a rally to protest draconian punishment of women and gay people announced by the Sultan of Brunei outside the Beverly Hills Hotel, which is owned by the Sultan, on May 5, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. The Sultan of Brunei is planning to implement a brand of Sharia Penal Code which calls for the stoning of people for various offenses including homosexual acts, adultery, sodomy and extramarital sexual relations, a move that has been criticized by The United Nations. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
Nadya Tolokonnikova (R) and Maria Alyokhina (L), members of the Russian punk protest group Pussy Riot, speak with Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) (C) after meeting with U.S. senators at the U.S. Capitol May 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD), chairman of the U.S. Helsinki Commission said the visit by the band members "takes place amidst a widening crackdown in Russia as the Kremlin seeks to prevent a Maidan moment from ever happening in Moscow." (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Former aide to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Christina Renna listens to her attorney Krovatin Klingeman during a hearing by the New Jersey Legislature's Select Committee on Investigation on May 06, 2014 in Trenton, New Jersey. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)
Mourners gather to pay their respects as the cortege passes by following the repatriation of five British servicemen who were killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan at RAF Brize Norton, on May 6, 2014 in Brize Norton, near Oxfordshire, England. Captain Thomas Clarke, Warrant Officer Spencer Faulkner and Corporal James Walters, of the Army Air Corps (AAC), who were serving as the Lynx aircrafts three-man team when they died alongside Flight Lieutenant Rakesh Chauhan of the Royal Air Force and Lance Corporal Oliver Thomas of the Intelligence Corps, were believed to have been passengers on the flight. The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has denied claims by the Taliban that insurgents shot the helicopter down in Kandahar province on April 26, claiming it was a tragic accident rather than enemy action that caused of the crash. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
US military Joint Chiefs of Staff (L-R) Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James Amos, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. James Winnefeld, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey, Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond Odierno, Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Mark Welsh III and Chief of the National Guard Bureau Gen. Frank Grass testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill May 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. Joined by senior enlisted officers, the Joint Chiefs testified about proposals relating to military compensation. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Protesters shout slogans demanding freedom for the 23 near the barricades set up to impede access to the Municipal Court on May 6, 2014 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. (Photo by Omar Havana/Getty Images)
New recruits of the Vatican's elite Swiss Guard march at the swearing in ceremony for new members on May 6, 2014 in Vatican City, Vatican. The swearing in ceremony is held on May 6 every year to commemorate the 147 halberdiers who died defending the pope in 1527. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)
A young boy plays with a plane-shaped balloon on the beach in the Mediterranean sea as people wait for the military air show marking the 66th anniversary of Israel's independence to start on May 6, 2014 in Tel Aviv, Israel. The day marks when David Ben-Gurion, the Executive Head of the World Zionist Organization declared the establishment of a Jewish state in Eretz- Israel. (Photo by Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images)
London Mayor Boris Johnson poses during a photocall on the 35th floor of the Shangri-La Hotel at the Shard on May 6, 2014 in London, England. The Shangri La Hotel, the first in Europe, opened up between the 34th and 52nd floor of the Shard today. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Indian election workers check voting machines before leaving a central collection point for polling stations, on May 6, 2014 in Leh, Ladakh, India. India is in the midst of a nine phase election that began on April 7th and ends on May 12th. Ladakh voters will vote on May 7th. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)
Indian election workers check voting machines before leaving a central collection point for polling stations, on May 6, 2014 in Leh, Ladakh, India. India is in the midst of a nine phase election that began on April 7th and ends on May 12th. Ladakh voters will vote on May 7th. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)
City Hall in London is turned into a giant rugby ball through light projection onto the building to mark 500 Days to go until the start of Rugby World Cup 2015. England Rugby 2015, the Organising Committee for Rugby World Cup 2015, will today announce the date when tickets for all 48 matches will go on sale to the general public. England will play their opening match at Twickenham Stadium on September 18, 2015. The original image was taken on May 4, 2014. (Photo by Miles Willis/Getty Images for England Rugby 2015)
A woman sits in the shade underneath lines of lanterns after the Vesak Buddhist Ceremony celebrating Buddha's birth at the Jogyesa Temple on May 6, 2014 in Seoul, South Korea. The lantern festival, celebrating Buddha's birthday will be held until May 11. As the exact birthday of Buddha, born 2,558 years ago is unknown, South Korea celebrates his birthday on the full moon of May, which is May 6 this year. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
Russian soldiers march through the Red Square during a rehearsal for the Victory Day military parade which will take place at Moscow's Red Square on May 9 to celebrate 69 years of the victory in WWII, in Moscow, Russia, late Monday, May 5, 2014 (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
Revellers Tegan Jolly and Rachel Taylor throw fresh raspberries and powder paint to celebrate the return of a raspberry cider drink at Vibe Bar in Brick Lane, east London.
Japanese Shinto shrine priests hang the Shimenawa, Sacred ropes between God Married Stones during the Oshimenawahari ceremony of Meoto-iwa or the Couple Rock at Futami Okitama Shrine on May 5, 2014 in Ise, Japan. The Oshimenawahari ceremony is held three times a year to exchange the heavy rope of rice straw that connects the Couple Rock. The Couple Rock serves as a gate to the Okitama Shrine, dedicated to the god Sarutahiko and goddess Ukanomitama from Japanese myth. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images)
Japanese Shinto shrine priests remove the old Shimenawa, Sacred ropes which hang between God Married Stones during the Oshimenawahari ceremony of Meoto-iwa or the Couple Rock at Futami Okitama Shrine on May 5, 2014 in Ise, Japan. The Oshimenawahari ceremony is held three times a year to exchange the heavy rope of rice straw that connects the Couple Rock. The Couple Rock serves as a gate to the Okitama Shrine, dedicated to the god Sarutahiko and goddess Ukanomitama from Japanese myth. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images)
Children perform during the Freedom Concert on May 5, 2014 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Photo by Michel Porro/Getty Images)
A team roll a wooden 'cheese' during the Stilton Village Festival cheese rolling competition on May 5, 2014 in Stilton, England. The Stilton annual cheese rolling competition, which is held annually on every May Day Bank Holiday involves teams of four competing against each other by rolling cheese down the High Street to be crowned the 'Stilton Cheese Rolling Champions'. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)
Models walk around the catwalk after the contest 'Full Fashion Look' during the OMC Hairworld World Cup on May 4, 2014 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images)
US Air Force airman parachutes into the Pacific Ocean to aid two critically injured sailors aboard a Venezuelan fishing boat. (AP Photo/U.S. Air Force, Staff Sgt. Adam Grant)
A participant on a lilo slides down a giant water slide that has been installed down Park Street on May 4, 2014 in Bristol, England. The 90m (295ft) slide was made from plastic sheets, hay bales, water and washing-up liquid and was the brainchild of artist Luke Jerram. The three hundred ticket holders who were picked from nearly 100,000 applicants took turns to hurtle down the slide watched by hundreds of spectators lining the street that was closed to traffic. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
A man lays flowers inside the burnt trade union building in Odessa, Ukraine, Sunday, May 4, 2014. More than 40 people died in the riots, which some from gunshot wounds, but most in a horrific fire that tore through the trade union building late Friday. (AP Photo/Sergei Poliakov)
A Ukrainian police and paratroopers guard as they and other comrades block a road outside the town of Slovyansk, eastern Ukraine, Sunday, May 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
A man gets a kiss from a supporter, left, after being released from a local police station which was stormed by pro-Russian protesters in Odessa, Ukraine, Sunday, May 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Ukrainian police officers remove shields which their comrades from another unit set down earlier outside the police headquarter in Odessa, Ukraine, Sunday, May 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Sergei Poliakov)
Pro-Russian protesters hit the gates of a police station building in Odessa, Ukraine, Sunday, May 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Pro-Ukrainian demonstrators march to the trade union building, in Odessa, Ukraine, Sunday, May 4, 2014, where people died in in a fire that tore through the building. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Afghans search for survivors after Friday's landslide buried Abi-Barik village in Badakhshan province, northeastern Afghanistan, Saturday, May 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Gulrahim Niazman)
In this Friday, May 2, 2014 photo provided by Homayoon Rahmani, chief of road reconstruction program in the Afghan Rural and Rehabilitation Development Ministry, Afghans search for survivors buried after a massive landslide in a village in Badakhshan province, northeastern Afghanistan. Afghan rescuers and hundreds of volunteers armed with shovels rushed on Saturday to help villagers hit by a massive landslide in the remote northeast a day earlier, officials said, while fears of a new torrent of mud and earth complicated rescue efforts. (AP Photo/Homayoon Rahmani)
In this Friday, May 2, 2014 photo provided by Homayoon Rahmani, chief of road reconstruction program in the Afghan Rural and Rehabilitation Development Ministry, Afghans search for survivors buried after a massive landslide in a village in Badakhshan province, northeastern Afghanistan. Afghan rescuers and hundreds of volunteers armed with shovels rushed on Saturday to help villagers hit by a massive landslide in the remote northeast a day earlier, officials said, while fears of a new torrent of mud and earth complicated rescue efforts. (AP Photo/Homayoon Rahmani)
In this Friday, May 2, 2014 photo provided by Homayoon Rahmani, chief of road reconstruction program in the Afghan Rural and Rehabilitation Development Ministry, Afghans search for survivors buried after a massive landslide in a village in Badakshan province, northeastern Afghanistan. Afghan rescuers and hundreds of volunteers armed with shovels rushed on Saturday to help villagers hit by a massive landslide in the remote northeast a day earlier, officials said, while fears of a new torrent of mud and earth complicated rescue efforts. (AP Photo/Homayoon Rahmani)
Afghans search for survivors after Friday's landslide buried Abi-Barik village in Badakhshan province, northeastern Afghanistan, Saturday, May 3, 2014. Afghan rescuers and hundreds of volunteers armed with shovels rushed on Saturday to help villagers hit by a massive landslide in the remote northeast a day earlier, officials said, while fears of a new torrent of mud and earth complicated rescue efforts. (AP Photo/Sayed Ibrahim)
US President Barack Obama speaks at the annual White House Correspondent's Association Gala at the Washington Hilton hotel May 3, 2014 in Washington, D.C. The dinner is an annual event attended by journalists, politicians and celebrities. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)
People celebrate the Indian Holi Festival May 3, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The Hindu festival of Holi, also known as the Festival of Colors, marks the arrival of spring where participants throw colored powder and water on one another. (Photo by Eric Thayer/Getty Images)
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, jokes with a crowd of hundreds of women priests who posed on the steps of St Paul's Cathedral before going inside for a special service to celebrate twenty years since the ordination of women priests on May 3, 2014 in London, England. More than 600 women priests attended the service which comes ahead of a vote in July when the Church of England is expected to pass legislation that will allow the women in the church to be ordained as Bishops. (Photo by Mary Turner/Getty Images)
A supporter of the opposition Cambodian National Rescue Party bleeds after being beaten by municipal security guards during a rally on the first day of local election campaigning on May 2, 2014 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. (Photo by Omar Havana/Getty Images)
A Buginese man holds a hammer as he starts to work to install a wooden block in the hull of phinisi at Tanjung Bira Beach on May 2, 2014 in Bulukumba, South Sulawesi, Indonesia. Phinisi, a masterpiece of traditional Bugis-Makassar design, is a traditional wooden two-masted sailing ship, well-known as traditional sea transportation amongst the buginese people for many centuries. According to the ancient I La Galigo manuscript, phinisi has already existed since around the 14th century. The scooners are largely built using the design and construction techniques handed down from generation to generation over hundreds of years. (Photo by Agung Parameswara/Getty Images)
Sarono, a worker polishes a pan at Putra Logam workshop on May 1, 2014 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The pan polishers are paid around Rp. 40.000 (USD 3.46) per day. Protesters across Indonesia held rallies to demand higher wages, as Indonesia recognises its first national labour day holiday. (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)
In this handout photo provided by Busch Gardens Tampa, mother armadillo Zowie, left, welcomes her newborn Southern three-banded armadillo baby at the Animal Ambassador Team, in Tampa, Fla. The baby was able to walk and roll into a ball within moments of its birth. Southern three-banded armadillos are the only species of armadillo that can fully roll up into a ball. The baby armadillo currently weighs 118 grams, which is about the weight equivalent to an average cell phone. (AP Photo/Busch Gardens Tampa)
A worker stands by a damaged tanker car where several CSX tanker cars carrying crude oil derailed and caught fire along the James River near downtown Lynchburg, Va., Thursday, May 1, 2014. (AP Photo/News & Daily Advance, Autumn Parry)
In this June 18, 2010, file photo, the firing squad execution chamber at the Utah State Prison in Draper, Utah, is shown. Used mostly in the 19th and 20th centuries, it was also used in 1977 in Utah to execute Gary Gilmore, the first inmate put to death after the US Supreme Court allowed capital punishment to resume, and two other Utah inmates. Some experts consider it the quickest and least painful method. (AP Photo/Trent Nelson, Pool, File)
A protester uses a slingshot as riot police use water cannons and teargas to disperse thousands of people trying to reach the city's main Taksim Square to celebrate May Day in Istanbul, Turkey, Thursday, May 1, 2014. Clashes erupted between May Day demonstrators and riot police as crowds determined to defy a government ban tried to march to the city's iconic Taksim Square. Security forces pushed back demonstrators with water cannons and tear gas. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
File photo dated 25/12/1911 of Cunard liner RMS Lusitania, after secret Whitehall misgivings about the official account of one of the most controversial and tragic episodes of the First World War were revealed in newly-released government documents. Almost 70 years after the Cunard liner RMS Lusitania was sunk by a German U-boat off the coast of Ireland, some officials expressed concern that the truth was still being covered up.
A masked dancer somersaults as he performs during a May Day rally in Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, May 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
Thousands file through a street during a May Day march to Revolution Plaza in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, May 1, 2014. Cuba marks each May Day not with protests but with massive marches organized by workplaces, schools and government. Thousands of islanders paraded through the plaza on Thursday to a soundtrack of congas, drums and cries of "Long live the revolution!" (AP Photo/Ismael Francisco, Cubadebate)
A participant shows his middle finger to the police while left-wing protesters march in the annual Revolutionaerer 1. Mai (Revolutionary May 1st) demonstration in Kreuzberg district on May Day on May 1, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. Several thousand protesters took part in the march that in years past has been plagued by violent clashes between marchers and police. (Photo by Carsten Koall/Getty Images)
Union members celebrate May Day at ''Campo de Marte'' on May 1, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Labor Day celebrations were attended by politicians and concerts of famous musicians. (Photo by Victor Moriyama/Getty Images)
A man with an American Flag tied around his eyes and holding a copy of the US Constitution sits with demonstrators preparing to march down Broadway on International Workers Day, or Labor Day, on May 1, 2014 in New York City. The annual global gathering of immigration rights activists, leftists, labor unions and others often results in confrontations with police. The very first Labor Day in America took place on May 1, 1886, as a celebration of the American labor movement and the adoption of the 8-hour work day. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
A man sells Guy Fawkes masks as demonstrators gather and prepare to march down Broadway on International Workers Day, or Labor Day, on May 1, 2014 in New York City. The annual global gathering of immigration rights activists, leftists, labor unions and others often results in confrontations with police. The very first Labor Day in America took place on May 1, 1886, as a celebration of the American labor movement and the adoption of the 8-hour work day. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Philip Triplett recovers an American flag from the destroyed home of a family friend after it was hit on Monday by a tornado on May 1, 2014 in Louisville, Mississippi. A string of deadly tornadoes tore through the region beginning on April 27, leaving more than two dozen dead. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
A woman picks tea leaves at the Moriuchi Tea Farm on May 1, 2014 in Shizuoka, Japan. Japan produces aproximately 100,000 tons of green tea per year. From late April to early May, tea farmers handpick Shincha (the first tea of the year) which is usually considered the highest of quality and most sought after. Shizuoka is internationally known as one of the best places for genuine Japanese green tea, producing 45% of Japan's overall tea production. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
Tarno, a worker shows his hand covered by metal as he work polish a pan at Putra Logam workshop on May 1, 2014 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The pan polishers are paid around Rp. 40.000 (USD 3.46) per day. (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)
Turkish riot police use water cannons and tear gas to disperse protesters during a May Day demonstration on May 1, 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey. (Photo by Burak Kara/Getty Images)
Labour Party Leader Ed Miliband speaks to supporters at Redbridge on May 1, 2014 in London, England. During his speech Mr Miliband said that a future Labour government would cap rent increases in the private sector. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
People survey the damage on Scenic Highway after part of the highway collapsed following heavy rains and flash flooding in Pensacola, Florida. A major storm system that brought tornadoes to regions of the South dumped more than two feet of water in a little over a day in the Florida Panhandle. (Photo by Marianna Massey/Getty Images)
An Indonesian porter carries a sack of cement to load on a traditional wooden ship at Paotere Harbor in Makassar, Indonesia. Men in Paotere harbour earn their living as a porter to carry sack of cement, rice, flour and bean on their back. The are paid between Rp.15.000 (USD 1.33) and Rp.30.000 (USD 2.67) per day. Paotere is the harbour in the north of Makassar where traditional Buginese sailing boats (phinisi) load and unload their cargo. (Photo by Agung Parameswara/Getty Images)

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