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A model poses backstage ahead of the Magdalena Veleveska show on day two of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at the Australia National Maritime Museum.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Nolan / Getty Images

Vendors carry baskets of handmade artificial flowers.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NARINDER NANU / AFP

A juggler makes circles with glow sticks during a celebration of Walpurgis Night, a traditional spring festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MAURIZIO GAMBARINI / DPA

Performers take part in the Beltane Fire Festival, an event inspired by a pre-Christian spring ceremony.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDY BUCHANAN / AFP

On a warm, sunny day, a boy jumps into the water on the occasion of the season opening of public swimming pools.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Joerg Koch / dapd

A horse leaves the track after a morning workout at Churchill Downs, where the 138th Kentucky Derby will be held Saturday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Morry Gash / Associated Press

Rhiannon Spratling of the troupe Legs on the Wall performs "The Voyage." The aerial and physical-theater company will appear this summer at the London Olympics cultural festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TORSTEN BLACKWOOD / AFP

Pakistani security officials inspect the site of a remote-controlled bomb blast targeting a convoy of the paramilitary Frontier Corps. At least two civilians were killed and 12 injured in the attack.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: WAHEED KHAN / EPA

Villagers watch as a piece of a sunken ferry is pulled onto the bank of the Brahmaputra River. Rescuers on Tuesday had recovered 103 bodies from the turbulent river after the heavily packed ferry capsized and broke apart, according to the Associated Press. About 100 people were still missing Tuesday evening, local time, and authorities said they feared that many had been swept by the current to neighboring Bangladesh.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STRDEL / AFP

An Israeli soldier fires tear gas toward about 300 Palestinian protesters outside Ofer military prison near the West Bank city of Ramallah. Clashes erupted between stone-throwing demonstrators, who were rallying in support of Palestinians held in Israeli jails, and the Israeli soldiers, who fired tear gas, rubber bullets and a foul-smelling liquid known as "skunk" to break up the demonstration.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABBAS MOMANI / AFP

During a demonstration in support for prisoners held in Israeli jails, Palestinians writhe on the ground after being doused with pepper spray outside Ofer military prison near the West Bank city of Ramallah.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABBAS MOMANI / AFP

Thousands of Turks gather at Taksim Square for a May Day rally.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BULENT KILIC / AFP

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In Tuesday’s Pictures in the News: A model provides her own lighting for a backstage photo shoot ahead of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Sydney, Australia; workouts are underway for Saturday’s Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs; Pakistani security officials inspect the site of a remote-controlled bomb blast targeting a convoy of the paramilitary Frontier Corps in Quetta; an Israeli soldier fires tear gas toward Palestinian protesters as hundreds of  people gather outside Ofer military prison near the West Bank city of Ramallah; and thousands of Turks gather at Taksim Square for a May Day rally in central Istanbul. There’s more, too, so take a look.

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