2 May 2012
Last updated at 11:59
Roy Hodgson says he was not surprised to get the Football Association's call to become the new England manager - despite widespread expectations that Harry Redknapp would succeed Fabio Capello.
Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been sworn in as a member of Burma's parliament, a month after her party's sweeping victory in by-elections.
Models wait to be photographed after a show by designer Lisa Ho at Sydney Fashion Week in the New South Wales Art Gallery.
US President Barack Obama has pledged to "finish the job" and end the Afghan war, addressing the US public live from a military base in Afghanistan. He arrived in Afghanistan on a publicly unannounced visit to sign an agreement on future Afghan-US ties with President Hamid Karzai, ahead of a Nato summit.
Hours after Mr Obama's speech, at least seven people died in an attack in Kabul. Afghan officials said at least two suicide bombers targeted a guesthouse popular with foreigners in the eastern part of the capital.
Hungary's newly elected president, Janos Ader, takes his oath of office in parliament in Budapest. Ader takes over the role for a five-year term after the recent resignation of Pal Schmitt, who was forced to quit after a plagiarism scandal.
The Black Pearl tourist ship sails past women sunbathing on a beach in the resort town of Ayia Napa, southeast Cyprus.
Referees for the Euro 2012 football championships warm up prior to a training session as they attend a workshop, in Warsaw, Poland. The championships, co-hosted by Poland and Ukraine, will open in Warsaw on 8 June.
The UK's Prince Charles looks at anatomical drawings by Leonardo da Vinci that are part of an exhibition entitled, Leonardo da Vinci : Anatomist, at The Queen's Gallery in Buckingham Palace, London.
Seattle Mariners fielder Michael Saunders comes up short at the wall against Tampa Bay Rays' Matt Joyce during the first innings of their MLB American League game in Florida.