20 May 2013
Last updated at 07:45 ET
A woman prepares for the Coming of Age Day ceremony, known traditionally in South Korea as Gwan-Rye, in Seoul. The ceremony is held to recognise boys and girls at the age of 20 who have been living under the protection of their families as independent individuals.
Australian actress Nicole Kidman and her husband, country singer Keith Urban, pose for photographers as they arrive for the screening of the film Inside Llewyn Davis at the Cannes Film Festival.
The funnel of a tornadic thunderstorm almost touches the ground near South Haven, in Kansas, one in a series that have torn through the American mid-West, leaving one person dead and others injured and homeless.
Sweden's players celebrate with the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship trophy after victory against Switzerland at the Globe Arena in Stockholm.
The peloton climbs during the 15th stage of the Giro d'Italia, from Cesana to Col du Galibier.
Photographers gather around garden gnomes during the Chelsea Flower Show press day in London.
Riders participate in the Koetzting Pentecost Ride near Bad Koetzting, southern Germany. The procession features approximately 950 riders and is said to be one of the oldest Bavarian customs.
Deputies line up to pay homage to late president Ho Chi Minh, founder of today's communist Vietnam, at his mausoleum prior to the opening of the month-long summer session of the National Assembly in Hanoi.
Musician Justin Bieber performs at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.