Cruise ship Adonia, from the new Carnival's Fathom line, sails Miami's port escorted by tugboats as it heads to Cuba, in Miami, Florida, USA, on May 1. Ship Adonia, with a capacity of 704 passengers, is the first American cruise line to make a voyage to Cuba in about 50 years. EPA/Cristobal Herrera
May Day celebrations
Workers and members of different trade unions take out a rally on the occasion of International Labour Day in Bengaluru, India, on May 1. Labour Day or May Day is observed all over the world on the first day of May to celebrate the economic and social achievements of workers and fight for workers' rights. EPA/Jagadeesh NV
Camila on a roll
Italian tennis player Camila Giorgi serves the ball to compatriot Sara Errani during the first round match of the Mutua Madrid Open played at the Caja Magica court in Madrid, Spain, on April 30.-epa
Sylvie at Rosenball
Dutch model Sylvie Meis arrives for the 'Rosenball', or Rose Ball, in Berlin, Germany, on April 30. The gala is a charity event to raise funds for the 'German Stroke Help' organisation and is attended by many renowned national and international guests.-epa
Grand treat for Royal b'day boy
Swedish Queen Silvia and King Carl XVI Gustaf leave the Royal Palace for the lunch hosted by the city of Stockholm at the City Hall in Stockholm, Sweden, on April 30, on occasion of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden's 70th birthday.-epa
A Russian Soyuz 2.1a rocket carrying the Lomonosov, Aist-2D and SamSat-218 satellites leaves a plume of smoke as it lifts off from the launch pad at the new Vostochny cosmodrome outside the city of Uglegorsk, about 200 km from the city of Blagoveshchensk in the far eastern Amur region, Russia on April 28. EPA/Kirill Kudryavtsev
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi (R) receives HRH King Hamad of Bahrain (L) at Cairo Airport, Cairo, Egypt on April 26. The King of Bahrain is on a two-day official visit to Egypt. EPA/Egyptian Presidency
Ukrainians light candles and lay flowers at the memorial for 'liquidators' who died during cleaning up works after the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster, during a ceremony in Slavutich city, some 190 km north of the capital Kiev, Ukraine, early April 26.
In the early hours of April 26, 1986 the Unit 4 reactor at the Chernobyl power station blew apart. Facing nuclear disaster on unprecedented scale Soviet authorities tried to contain the situation by sending thousands of ill-equipped men into a radioactive maelstrom. The men barely lasted more than a few weeks suffering lingering painful deaths. The explosion of Unit 4 of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant is still regarded the biggest accident in the history of nuclear power generation. Ukrainians mark the 30th anniversary of Chernobyl's tragedy on 26 April 2016. EPA/Sergey Dolzhenko
New Porsche at China show
New Porsche 718 Cayman is on display during the Volkswagen media night ahead the Auto China 2016 motor show in Beijing, China, on April 24. The 14th Beijing International Automotive Exhibition also know as Auto China 2016 motor show will be held during April 25 to May 4. Volkswagen releases its new Phideon; Prosche 718 Cayman; Skoda VisionS concept car; Bently Mulsanne; and Volkswagen BUDD-e concept car at this event.
Winning over Obama
A handout picture made available by Kensington Palace on shows US President Barack Obama (C) and US First Lady Michelle Obama (back-C) meeting Price George (R) while his father Prince William the Duke of Cambridge (L) looks on at Kensington Palace, London, Britain, on April 22. Obama was on a four-day state visit to Britain. EPA/Pete Souza
C'mon, lets give it a try
Karbi tribal women take part in a tug of war competition during the Domahi festival celebration in Kamrup district of Assam state, India, on April 23. Indigenous games and dances of the Karbi tribe are organised on the occasion of this festival. Karbi is a major tribe of Assam inhabited in Kamrup district of Assam.-epa
Merkel's healing touch
A handout picture provided by the German Federal Government shows German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) and Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu talking to a family of refugees, while Davotuglu holds the family's youngest child, as they visit the Nizip I refugee camp in Gaziantep, Turkey, on April 23. Merkel travelled to Turkey with the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, to get updates on about the implementation of the EU-Turkey Refugee Agreement.
Visitors look at a luxury property model on display during the Luxury Property Showcase (LPS) Beijing 2016 event at a hotel in Beijing, China, on April 22. Hundreds of visitors attended on the first day of the LPS Beijing 2016, an event showcasing luxury properties from more than 35 countries including Australia, Canada, Spain, Uruguay, and the US among others. Interest in overseas property remain high among China's wealthy, amid uncertainties of a slowing economy and a depreciating currency in China. EPA/How Hwee Young
'The Starry Paradise'
People walk around ‘The Starry Paradise’, a recreation of Van Gogh’s painting ‘The Starry Night’ made from discarded plastic bottles at the Embrace Cultural and Creative Park in Keelung, Northern Taiwan, on April 21. The recreated Van Gogh painting is made from four million discarded plastic bottles and covers 53 hectares of the park. The installation cost 90 million Taiwan dollars ($2.8 million) that aims to promote environmental protection. EPA/Ritchie B Tongo
A plume of smoke rises over the Lower Manhattan skyline in New York on April 19. Reports state that two brush fires broke out in Secaucus and Kearny in New Jersey, affecting local transit services. EPA/Khaled Elfiqi
The Duke of Cambridge, Prince William (R) tries a light sabre against his brother Prince Harry during a visit to the Star Wars film set at Pinewood Studios near Iver Heath, west of London on April 19. Prince William and Prince Harry are touring Pinewood to visit the production workshops and meet the creative teams working behind the scenes on the Star Wars films. EPA/STR