The Day in Photos May 9 2016


A firework display is set off during the annual “Rhein in Flammen” (Rhine in Flames) event in Bonn, Germany, 07 May 2016. On five occasions between May and September, the Rhine river valley from Ruedesheim and Bonn is illuminated with fireworks. (Photo by Volker Lannert/EPA)



An Afghan man who was injured in a road accident, is brought to local hospital in Ghazni, Afghanistan, 08 May 2016. Fifty-two people were killed and at least 73 injured when two buses collided with a fuel tanker on 08 May in Kabul highway, an official said. (Photo by Sayed Mustafa/EPA)



Spanish bullfighter Morenito de Aranda is gored by his first bull of the evening during the bullfighting event held on occasion of San Isidro Fest at Las Ventas bullring in Madrid, Spain, 08 May 2016. (Photo by Javier Lizon/EPA)



Masked penitents hold their crosses as they arrive at Roncesvalles Church during spring “Romeria Cruceros de Arce”, in northern Spain, Sunday, May 8, 2016. Every year on the second Sunday in spring, people with crosses march from their small Pyrenees towns to Roncesvalles Church in tribute of the Virgin. (Photo by Alvaro Barrientos/AP Photo)



A petrol bomb explodes in front of policemen during clashes in Athens, on Sunday, May 8, 2016. Protesters in Greece have hurled firebombs and other projectiles at police in front of parliament before a controversial vote on an austerity bill. (Photo by Yorgos Karahalis/AP Photo)



The art installation “Wahnheit” (a pun with the words Wahn = hallucination and Wahrheit = truth) by Polish-German artist couple Katarzyna and Olaf Prusik-Lutz illuminates the walls of the Kaiserburg (Imperial Castle) during the “Blue Night” in Nuremberg, Germany, 07 May 2016. (Photo by Nicolas Armer/EPA)



A train passes by a boulevard on May 8, 2016 in Manila, Philippines. Around 11,000 public elementary schools will be used as polling places in the Philippines on May 9 voting day as the Philippines elects a new president for a six-year term. Opinion polls have shown Mr Duterte, a tough-talking mayor of Davao in Mindanao, maintaining a clear lead in the Philippines as Senator Grace Poe looks at impossible odds. The Philippine presidential campaign ended on May 7 with elections slated for May 9 and features 5 presidential candidates vying for the top post. (Photo by Dondi Tawatao/Getty Images)



A Russian navy serviceman gives alms to a beggar on an embankment of the Black Sea port of Sevastopol, Crimea, May 8, 2016. (Photo by Pavel Rebrov/Reuters)



Children eat ice cream on an embankment of the Black Sea port of Sevastopol, Crimea, May 8, 2016. (Photo by Pavel Rebrov/Reuters)



Mixed Martial Arts, UFC Fight Night, Germaine de Randamie vs Anna Elmose on May 8, 2016: Germaine de Randamie kicks Anna Elmose. (Photo by Michael Kooren/Reuters)



Actors perform in the Royal Park during a hot and sunny day in Brussels, Belgium, May 8, 2016. (Photo by Eric Vidal/Reuters)



A Jewish Red Army veteran takes part in a parade marking Victory Day, the anniversary of the victory of the Allies over Nazi Germany, in Jerusalem, Israel, May 8, 2016. (Photo by Baz Ratner/Reuters)



An Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier mans his position at an outpost in Babaji area of Lashkar Gah Helmand province, Afghanistan May 8, 2016. (Photo by Abdul Malik/Reuters)



Election posters of Philippine candidates are seen hanging above a jeepney driving along a main street in Pritil, Tondo city, metro Manila in the Philippines May 8, 2016, ahead of the election on Monday. (Photo by Romeo Ranoco/Reuters)



A competitor walks on tightrope during a performance in Taizhou, Zhejiang Province, China, May 7, 2016. (Photo by Reuters/China Daily)



A competitor walks on tightrope during a performance in Taizhou, Zhejiang Province, China, May 7, 2016. (Photo by Reuters/China Daily)



Pacific island women and girls stand in the water in Newcastle Harbour as they watch a flotilla of water craft block shipping access to Australia's largest coal port in Newcastle, north of Sydney, Australia, May 8, 2016. (Photo by Jason Reed/Reuters)



May 7, 2016; Louisville, KY, USA; Jan Baty enjoys a mint julep before the 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. (Photo by Kramer Caswell/Louisville Courier-Journal via USA Today Network)



Smoke and flames from the wildfires erupt behind cars on the highway near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, May 7, 2016. (Photo by Mark Blinch/Reuters)



Crew members of a heavy lift helicopter helping with the Fort McMurray wildfire stand by their helicopter at a staging base near Conklin, Alberta, Saturday, May 7, 2016. Canadian officials feared the massive wildfire could double in size by the end of Saturday as they continue to evacuate residents of fire-ravaged Fort McMurray from work camps north of Alberta's oil sands city. (Photo by Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP Photo)



Smoke and flames from the wildfires erupt behind a car on the highway near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, May 7, 2016. (Photo by Mark Blinch/Reuters)



People stand in front of an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, May 9, 2016. Asian stocks were mixed Monday after China's trade contracted in April and U.S. job growth came in weaker than expected. (Photo by Koji Sasahara/AP Photo)



Bomb, Chuck and Red seen at Columbia Pictures and Rovio Animations Premiere of “The Angry Birds Movie” at Regency Village Theatre on Saturday, May 7, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Eric Charbonneau/Invision for Sony Pictures/AP Images)





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