Flooding in Quebec, May Day protests and a Formula One splash: The week in pictures
Top images from around the world, April 29-May 5
A woman paddles a kayak past an abandoned car on a residential street during heavy flooding in Gatineau, Que., on Thursday. More than 124 cities and towns across the province are dealing with flooding expected to worsen over the weekend.
A protester interacts with a police officer during a May Day demonstration in Zurich on Monday. Marches celebrating or demonstrating for workers' rights were held around the world.
Anger in Rio
A demonstrator breaks the windshield of a truck that belongs to a subway maintenance crew after clashes with police broke out during a general strike in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday. Public transport largely came to a halt across much of Brazil for several days as protesters blocked roads and scuffled with police as part of a general strike to protest proposed changes to labour laws and the pension system.
Opposition supporters try to relieve the effects of tear gas while protesting at a rally against President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela, on Wednesday.
Finnish Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas celebrates on the podium after claiming the first Formula One win of his career in Sochi, Russia.
A photographer takes pictures of presidential nominee Emmanuel Macron, at a campaign rally in Chatellerault, France, on Sunday. A run-off election between Macron and Marine Le Pen will be held on May 7.
A girl holds snakes during the St. Domenico procession in Cocullo, Italy, on Monday. Every year in May, snakes are placed onto the statue of St. Domenico, which is carried in a procession around the town.
All dressed up
Two girls wearing traditional dresses talk during the Feria de Abril (April Fair) in Seville, Spain, on Sunday.
The fair dates back to 1847 when it was originally organized as a livestock fair, but has turned into a week of flamenco dancing, music and bullfighting.
Sean (Diddy) Combs, a.k.a. Puff Daddy, pauses while he and Cassie Ventura attend the annual Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday in New York City.
Children take shelter inside one of the many crowded tents at the Wau camp for civilians in South Sudan, on Sunday. A brutal civil war has led more than 40,000 people to seek refuge at the camp for displaced people.
Republican Representative Jeff Duncan rolls up his pant leg to reveal a Trump sock at a White House event on Sunday where U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order to expand drilling for oil.
Blast of ash
Mount Sinabung volcano spews thick volcanic ash, as seen from Beganding village in Karo, Indonesia, on Tuesday morning. Sinabung roared back to life in 2010 for the first time in 400 years. After another period of inactivity it erupted once more in 2013, and has remained highly active since.
Balloons in Bali
A mother plays with her children on a beach in Bali, Indonesia, on Saturday.