In Pictures

Week in pictures: 7-13 May 2016

Our selection of some of the best news photographs taken around the world this week.

Cast members Julia Roberts, George Clooney and his wife Amal Clooney pose on the red carpet Image copyright Jean-Paul Pelissier / Reuters
Image caption Julia Roberts, George Clooney and his wife Amal Clooney posed for photographers on the red carpet as they arrived for the screening of the film Money Monster at the Cannes Film Festival
Cameramen take up position on a building in Pyongyang, North Korea, during a mass rally and parade Image copyright Damir Sagolj / Reuters
Image caption Cameramen took up position on top of a building in Pyongyang as North Korea marked the end of the four-day Workers' Party Congress with a spectacular parade
Prince Harry tries on USA Invictus Team Member Elizabeth Marks's Team USA jersey Image copyright Chris Jackson / PA
Image caption Prince Harry tried on Sgt Elizabeth Marks's Team USA jersey at the Invictus Games in Orlando for injured military personnel and veterans. Sgt Marks won all four swimming events she entered at the games. She has donated one of her gold medals to the medical team at Papworth Hospital in Cambridgeshire, which two years ago saved her life on the eve of the first games in London.
A jet airliner leaves a vapour trail as the planet Mercury is seen, lower left quadrant, transiting across the face of the sun in Las Vegas, Nevada Image copyright David Becker / Reuters
Image caption Skywatchers across the globe enjoyed an opportunity to see Mercury (lower left quadrant) transit the Sun on Monday. This image was captured in Las Vegas
Dilma Rousseff (right) and chief of staff Jaques Wagner stand at a window at Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil Image copyright Adriano Machado / Reuters
Image caption Dilma Rousseff (right, at a window of the Planalto Palace in Brasilia) is to face trial after the Brazilian Senate voted to impeach her and suspend her from the presidency. Ms Rousseff denies accusations of illegally manipulating finances to hide a growing public deficit ahead of her re-election in 2014
A tornado rips through a residential area after touching down south of Wynnewood, Oklahoma Image copyright JOSH EDELSON / AFP
Image caption Two people were killed when a large tornado hit an area south of Oklahoma City in the US
Dancers in Greece Image copyright SAKIS MITROLIDIS / AFP
Image caption International Dance Day was celebrated in the Greek city of Thessaloniki with a performance beside the Umbrellas sculpture by artist Georgios Zongolopoulos
A Sri Lankan vendor sells lanterns from a stall in Colombo Image copyright ISHARA S KODIKARA / AFP
Image caption A Sri Lankan vendor sells lanterns from a stall in Colombo as Buddhists prepared to celebrate Vesak, sometimes called Buddha Day, which commemorates the birth, enlightenment and death of the Buddha
A protester stands among smoke during clashes with police in Nantes, western France Image copyright FRANCOIS MONIER / AFP
Image caption Protests took place across France after the government forced through controversial labour reforms. Here in Nantes, protesters clashed with security forces. France's Socialist government says the reforms are essential to help cut high levels of unemployment
Sadiq Khan of the Labour Party makes an acceptance speech as the new mayor of London at City Hall Image copyright Chris Ratcliffe / Getty Images
Image caption Labour's Sadiq Khan was elected as London mayor, beating Conservative candidate Zac Goldsmith. Here he delivers his acceptance speech at City Hall
The sun rises behind wind turbines near the Pankow motorway junction, Berlin Image copyright Paul Zinken / EPA
Image caption Photographer Paul Zinken captured the Sun from Drachenberg hill in Berlin as it rose behind wind turbines

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