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Russian soldiers march during a rehearsal of the Victory Day Parade in Moscow. The parade will take place on Red Square on Friday to commemorate the 1945 defeat of Nazi Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP

Rihanna arrives at the Costume Institute Benefit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP

A U.S. Air Force HH-60G Pavehawk helicopter from the 55th Rescue Squadron hovers 600 nautical miles off the Pacific Coast of Mexico to hoist two badly burned Chinese fishermen. The two were among 17 Chinese crew members believed aboard a fishing vessel that caught fire and sank in the Pacific Ocean. Two died from burn injuries, seven were determined to be in good condition and six are believed missing, said Maj. Sarah Schwennesen of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Staff Sgt. Adam Grant / U.S. Air Force

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, second from left, receives Cypriot President Nikos Anastasiades, left, with military honors at the Federal Chancellery in Berlin.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JULIA MUELLER / DPA

People watch fireworks exploding over the Knesset, the Israeli Parliament, during the start of the Independence Day celebrations in Jerusalem.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABIR SULTAN / EPA

Palestinians react as a stun grenade explodes on the Via Dolorosa during clashes with Israeli police officers in Jerusalem's Old City on Israel's 66th Independence Day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MAHFOUZ ABU TURK / EPA

A Thai Buddhist monk removes debris and remains of a collapsed Buddha statue damaged by the 6.3 magnitude earthquake at Wat Udom Waree temple in Phan district, Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand. The earthquake caused blackouts, damaged roads, buildings and temples in the northern provinces of Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai. The quake was one of the strongest recorded in Thailand, which does not sit on any known major fault lines.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CHAICHAN CHAIMUN / EPA

Filipino firemen use a water cannon to extinguish a fire in a residential slum in Quezon City, east of Manila. The Quezon City Fire Department said fire left more than 100 families homeless and two residents hurt.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: RITCHIE B. TONGO / EPA

A Filipino is seen inside a shanty dwelling along a polluted river in Manila. According to the latest survey of the Social Weather Stations (SWS), 11.5 million Filipino households, or 53%, of the survey respondents defined themselves as poor.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: RITCHIE B. TONGO / EPA

South Korean citizens display yellow paper boats wishing for the safe return of the sunken Sewol ferry's missing passengers in front of the City Hall in Seoul. The South Korean ferry that sank last month was carrying more than three times its maximum cargo weight, a news report quoted investigators as saying.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JEON HEON-KYUN / EPA

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In Tuesday’s Pictures in the News, Russian soldiers march during a rehearsal of the Victory Day Parade in Moscow. The parade will take place in Red Square on Friday to commemorate the 1945 defeat of Nazi Germany.

New York: Rihanna arrives at the Costume Institute Benefit at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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