Day in pictures: 14 May 2014

image captionAn explosion at a coal mine in western Turkey has left more than 230 workers dead and scores injured, officials say. Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said 787 people had been inside the mine at Soma in Manisa province when an electrical fault triggered the blast.
image captionEmpty bullet cases lie on the ground as camera operators film a crime scene where members of the Mexican army were ambushed by gunmen in Guachinango. At least four soldiers were killed in the attack and a military lorry and a car were burnt, according to local media.
image captionJapanese astronaut Koichi Wakata is helped by search and rescue personnel after landing in central Kazakhstan following a 188-day stay aboard the International Space Station.
image captionStriking miners chant slogans as they march in Nkaneng township outside the Lonmin mine in Rustenburg, South Africa.
image captionFaye Nixon puts out photographs of actors and entertainers ahead of this Sunday's Bafta awards at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London.
image captionSongwriter and musician Stevie Nicks speaks after receiving the BMI Icon Award in Beverly Hills, California.
image captionIn Hangzhou Zoo in China three white lion cubs, born three weeks ago, were abandoned by their mother and are now relying on dog milk to survive, local media reported.
image captionChina's Zhang Shuai shoots during an official practice at the Archery World Cup in Medellin, Colombia.
image captionFirefighters watch from a ridge as a helicopter drops retardant on a wildfire in San Diego in California.
image captionNicole Kidman poses during a photocall for the film Grace of Monaco before the opening of the 67th Cannes Film Festival.