30 May 2012
Last updated at 13:22
Hindu devotees take a holy dip at the Sangam, the confluence of the Rivers Ganges, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, during the Ganga Dussehra festival in Allahabad, India.
Aid workers unload a lorry full of humanitarian aid for Nuban refugees, at the Yida refugee camp, Unity State, South Sudan.
German President Joachim Gauck at a ceremony at the Hall of Remembrance at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem. Gauck is on a four-day visit to Israel and the Palestinian Territories.
Serena Williams succumbed to a dramatic defeat against world number 111 Virginie Razzano, of France, in the French Open first round. It is the first time the fifth-seeded 2002 champion has lost in the opening round of a Grand Slam event.
Queen Elizabeth II meets guests during a garden party at Buckingham Palace, London.
A transfer vehicle containing the bodies of two US soldiers killed in Afghanistan waits on the tarmac at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware.
Burma's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi greets migrant workers in Samut Sakhon province.
A woman dries rice after harvesting at Burha Mayong village, near Gauhati, India.
Rescue workers continue to search for survivors and secure buildings following a powerful earthquake in the northern Italy. Thousands of people spent the night in tents after the second deadly earthquake within a fortnight struck the region, claiming at least 16 lives.
A police diver stands at the port of Stralsund, north-east Germany, where preparations are under way for the Baltic Sea states summit.