Week in Photos (April 26-May 02)

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Bayern Munich's goalkeeper Manuel Neuer (R) fails to catch the ball as Real Madrid scores during the UEFA Champions League second-leg semi-final football match in Munich, southern Germany, on April 29, 2014. (Photo: Odd Anderson - AFP)
Bayern Munich's goalkeeper Manuel Neuer (R) fails to catch the ball as Real Madrid scores during the UEFA Champions League second-leg semi-final football match in Munich, southern Germany, on April 29, 2014. (Photo: Odd Anderson - AFP)
An anti-Us protester dressed like the Statue of Liberty stands next to a giant mock US flag during a protest near the Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines (Photo: Ted Aljibe - AFP)
An anti-Us protester dressed like the Statue of Liberty stands next to a giant mock US flag during a protest near the Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines (Photo: Ted Aljibe - AFP)
Roma boys smile as they pose with a picture frame in the remains of a building demolished by a bulldozer in the Roma suburb in the city of Plovdiv, Bulgaria (Photo: Nikolay Doychinov - AFP)
Roma boys smile as they pose with a picture frame in the remains of a building demolished by a bulldozer in the Roma suburb in the city of Plovdiv, Bulgaria (Photo: Nikolay Doychinov - AFP)
Australian rider Wayne Maxwell falls from his motorbike at the Magny-Cours racetrack in central France (Photo: Romain LaFabregue - AFP)
Australian rider Wayne Maxwell falls from his motorbike at the Magny-Cours racetrack in central France (Photo: Romain LaFabregue - AFP)
Ukrainian interior troops stand guard at a check-point about 30 km from the eastern Ukrainian city of Slavyansk (Photo: Kirill Kudryavtsev - AFP)
Ukrainian interior troops stand guard at a check-point about 30 km from the eastern Ukrainian city of Slavyansk (Photo: Kirill Kudryavtsev - AFP)
An Indian man carries a container of water on his head as he walks in a dry pond on the outskirts of eastern Bhubaneswar, India (Photo: Asit Kumar - AFP)
An Indian man carries a container of water on his head as he walks in a dry pond on the outskirts of eastern Bhubaneswar, India (Photo: Asit Kumar - AFP)
A Palestinian child plays under a tarp at the harbour in Gaza City (Photo: Mohammed Abed - AFP)
A Palestinian child plays under a tarp at the harbour in Gaza City (Photo: Mohammed Abed - AFP)
A gathering in solidarity of Al Jadeed television channel, and Al-Akhbar newspaper at the Journalists Syndicate in Beirut (Photo: Haitham Moussawi)
A gathering in solidarity of Al Jadeed television channel, and Al-Akhbar newspaper at the Journalists Syndicate in Beirut (Photo: Haitham Moussawi)
A Turkish protester wearings a gas mask stands amid a fog of tear gas that was fired by riot police to disperse a May Day rally in Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey (Photo: Bulent Kilic - AFP)
A Turkish protester wearings a gas mask stands amid a fog of tear gas that was fired by riot police to disperse a May Day rally in Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey (Photo: Bulent Kilic - AFP)
A crowd surfer gestures during the Strawberry Music Festival in Beijing, China (Photo: Wang Zhao - AFP)
A crowd surfer gestures during the Strawberry Music Festival in Beijing, China (Photo: Wang Zhao - AFP)
Demonstrators are detained by the police during an anti-government protest in Port-au-Prince in Haiti, calling for the resignation of Haitian President Michel Martelly (Photo: Hector Retamal - AFP)
Demonstrators are detained by the police during an anti-government protest in Port-au-Prince in Haiti, calling for the resignation of Haitian President Michel Martelly (Photo: Hector Retamal - AFP)
Protesters for the Union Coordination Committee gather in Beirut's Riad al Solh square, after marching through the city to protest for wage hikes (Photo: Marwan Bou Haidar)
Protesters for the Union Coordination Committee gather in Beirut's Riad al Solh square, after marching through the city to protest for wage hikes (Photo: Marwan Bou Haidar)
Protesters gather outside the Lebanese parliament ahead of the presidential vote to protest against the nomination of Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea, Beirut (Photo: Marwan Tahtah)
Protesters gather outside the Lebanese parliament ahead of the presidential vote to protest against the nomination of Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea, Beirut (Photo: Marwan Tahtah)

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