Monday 2 May 2016

Adonia heads to Cuba

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


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 worke


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


Power launch

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 o


Royal welcome

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  


Chernobyl remembered

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


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