Photos of the week: 20 great images from around the globe
Russian sailors march during a rehearsal for the Victory Day military parade in Red Square, Moscow, Russia, Sunday, May 7, 2017. The parade will take place in Moscow's Red Square on May 9 to celebrate 72 years since the end of WWII and the defeat of Nazi Germany. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
This week's collection of the most interesting photos from around the world features France electing a new president, a gorgeous nighttime New York City skyline, images of unrest from Venezuela, spectacular waterfalls in Arizona, and some baseball-loving bees.
All photos are from the Associated Press, Getty Images or the Tampa Bay Times and were transmitted or published between May 5 and May 12.
(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
Local residents carry portraits of their ancestors, participants in World War II as they celebrate the 72nd anniversary of the defeat of the Nazis in World War II in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. About 400,000 people walked in central streets of St. Petersburg in a march named 'Immortal Regiment' while carrying portraits of their relatives who fought in World War II.
(AP Photo/Christophe Ena, POOL)
French independent centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron casts his ballot in the presidential runoff election in Le Touquet, France, Sunday, May 7, 2017. Voters across France are choosing a new president in an unusually tense and important election that could decide Europe's future, making a stark choice between pro-business progressive candidate Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen.
(AP Photo/Francois Mori)
A Femen activist is led away by French police in Henin-beaumont, northern France, Sunday, May 7, 2017. Voters across France are choosing a new president in an unusually tense and important election that could decide Europe's future, making a stark choice between pro-business progressive candidate Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen.
(AP Photo/Daniel Chan)
A Muslim family cycles by at the Titiwangsa lake gardens in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Saturday, May 6, 2017. Titiwangsa lake gardens is a recreational park with a large lake located in the north-eastern fringe of Kuala Lumpur city centre.
(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
A full moon rises above the New York skyline and the Hudson River, Wednesday, May 10, 2017, seen from Jersey City, N.J. One World Trade Center towers above the other buildings.
(Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - MAY 07: Fatih Mosque is seen as lightning strikes over the Istanbul skyline during a thunderstorm on May 7, 2017 in Istanbul, Turkey.
(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
Anti-government protesters using handmade shields face off with security forces blocking a student march from reaching the Education Ministry in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, May 8, 2017. The protest movement against President Nicolas Maduro, that has drawn masses of people into the streets nearly every day since March, has left some three dozen dead.
(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
Anti-government protesters work together to aim a giant slingshot holding a glass bottle of fecal matter, at security forces blocking their march from reaching the Supreme Court in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro tried to march to the Supreme Court to protest its decision to gut the opposition-controlled congress of its powers _ a ruling that was quickly rescinded under a barrage of international criticism but that set off weeks of political unrest that have left some three dozens killed.
(AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)
A Kashmiri rebel shouts pro-freedom slogans as militants arrive to offer gun salute during the funeral of their colleague Fayaz Ahamed in Kaimuh, 67 kilometers (49 miles) south of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Sunday, May 7, 2017.
(LOREN ELLIOTT | Tampa Bay Times)
Tourists, seen crossing a shallow part of Havasu Creek, are dwarfed by Mooney Falls in Supai, Ariz., on March 10, 2017. The Havasupai Waterfalls, located on Havasupai tribal lands, are a challenge to visit because of the highly competitive permitting process.
(LOREN ELLIOTT | Tampa Bay Times)
Havasu Falls is seen illuminated by moonlight with a long exposure in Supai, Ariz., on March 9, 2017. The Havasupai Waterfalls, located on Havasupai tribal lands, are a challenge to visit because of the highly competitive permitting process.
(Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)
SANTA MONICA, CA - MAY 11: A model poses before the Christian Dior Cruise 2018 Runway Show at the Upper Las Virgenes Canyon Open Space Preserve on May 11, 2017 in Santa Monica, California.
(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA - MAY 09: Guests react to a statement by U.S. Rep. Rod Blum (R-IA) during a town hall meeting on May 9, 2017 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The meeting is the second of four town hall meetings Blum has scheduled in his district this week. About 1,000 people attended the event.
(Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 09: A young guest tries to remove the seal from Vice President Mike Pence's lecturn as he delivers remarks during and event with military families during an event celebrating National Military Appreciation Month and National Military Spouse Appreciation Day in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building May 9, 2017 in Washington, DC. The vice president hosted about 160 spouses and children of the active duty U.S. military members.
(AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
A grounds crew member removes bees from bunting along the left field line before a baseball game between the Kansas City Royals and the Cleveland Indians at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, May 7, 2017.
(AP Photo/Shakh Aivazov)
A woman is reflected in mirror decorations created for shows at Fashion Week in Tbilisi, Georgia, Friday, May 5, 2017.
(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
A woman walks with her dog in snowfall in Podolye village, 70 km (43 miles) east of St.Petersburg, Russia, early Thursday, May 11, 2017. North wind brought snow to the east of the St.Petersburg region.
(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
A Chinese honor guard rehearses before the arrival of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak at Beijing's International Airport ahead of the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing Friday, May 12, 2017.
(AP Photo/Michael Probst)
A stork mother stands in its nest during sunset in Biebesheim, some 40 km south of Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, May 10, 2017.
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