The world in pictures

Muslim worshippers take part in Friday prayers at the Dome of the Rock Mosque in the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the Old City of Jerusalem, Friday, May 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)
A man walks in front of the remains of destroyed building after being hit by Israeli airstrikesb in Gaza City, Thursday, May 13, 2021. Gaza residents are bracing for more devastation as militants fire one barrage of rockets after another and Israel carries out waves of airstrikes. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
People wait to receive vaccine for COVID-19 outside a vaccination centre in Mumbai, India, Thursday, May 13, 2021. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)
Health workers attend to a patient at the BKC jumbo field hospital, one of the largest COVID-19 facilities in Mumbai, India, Thursday, May 6, 2021.(AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
Health workers and volunteers in personal protective suits wait to receive patients outside a COVID-19 hospital that was set up at a Sikh Gurdwara in New Delhi, India, Monday, May 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Ishant Chauhan)
Employees of the 'Taxisgarten' beer garden prepare benches and tables for the re-opening in Munich, Germany, Monday, May 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Family members watch as Nepalese army personnel in PPE suits salute to pay tribute to the COVID-19 victims before cremating their bodies near Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu, Nepal, Friday, May 7, 2021. Across the border from a devastating surge in India, doctors in Nepal warned Friday of a major crisis as daily coronavirus cases hit a record and hospitals were running out of beds and oxygen. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
A woman wearing a face mask and holding a bag commemorating the upcoming 100th anniversary of the founding on China's Communist Party waits to cross an intersection during a sandstorm in Beijing, Thursday, May 6, 2021. A late-spring dust and sandstorm sent air quality indices soaring in China's capital on Thursday. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Nepalese men wearing face masks ride on a bicycle in Kathmandu, Nepal, Wednesday, May 5, 2021. Authorities extended lockdown in the capital Kathmandu and surrounding districts by another week on Wednesday as the Himalayan nation recorded the highest COVID-19 daily infection and death. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
People queue to cast their votes during the regional election at the bullring in Moralzarzal, Spain, Tuesday, May 4, 2021. Over 5 million Madrid residents are voting for a new regional assembly in an election that tests the depths of resistance to lockdown measures and the divide between left and right-wing parties. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

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