16 May 2012
Last updated at 12:41
People lit flares during a march in Podgorica as thousands gathered in Montenegro's capital to protest against corruption, demanding better living standards and the government's resignation.
Swiss goaltender Reto Berra sees the puck go into his net during a preliminary-round match in the International Ice Hockey World Championship against the US in Helsinki, which the US won 5-2.
Thousands of Palestinians took part in demonstrations in the West Bank and Gaza Strip to commemorate what they call the "Nakba", or Catastrophe, marking the day following the anniversary of Israel's independence in 1948, when hundreds of thousands of Palestinians fled their homes or were displaced.
Rebekah Brooks, former editor of the Sun and News of the World, and her husband, Charlie, have been charged with conspiracy to pervert the course of justice in connection with the News International phone-hacking inquiry. More than 40 other people remain on police bail in connection with the investigation.
A magpie lands alongside a startled red fox in a field east of Walla Walla County in the state of Washington
Newly inaugurated French President Francois Hollande has pledged to work with Germany to resolve the EU's economic crisis. He was speaking in Berlin following talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, hours after being sworn in.
Farmers plant onions in Tierra Blanca de Cartago, Costa Rica. Farmers are protesting against a new property-tax law which sets the tax for agriculture land at the same level as for urban projects and tourist areas.
Undertakers carry the coffin of Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes outside his home in Mexico City. Fuentes, one of Latin America's most eloquent and widely read authors, has died after a literary career spanning more than five decades.
People pick tomatoes from a pile of discarded produce at La Terminal food market in Guatemala City. La Terminal is one of the largest trading centres in the city, with more than 4,500 vendors offering a wide variety of food products.
At least 10 people were injured, including a firefighter, and more than 150 shanties were burned down as a blaze swept through a slum in the Shyamoli area of Dhaka, Bangladesh, according to the local fire department.
The 65th Cannes Film Festival is about to open in France, amid criticism that no female directors will be competing for the prestigious Palme d'Or award.