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The week in 36 photos

Published 6:34 AM ET, Fri May 13, 2016
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Children cry after a rocket struck close to their home in Kilis, Turkey, on Saturday, May 7. Kilis is near the Syrian border and has been regularly targeted by jihadists this year, according to the Dogan News Agency. ILYAS AKENGIN/AFP/Getty Images
A wildfire rips through the forest near Fort McMurray, Alberta, on Saturday, May 7. More than 88,000 people were forced to flee their homes. Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press/AP
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff greets supporters outside the Planalto presidential palace in Brasilia, Brazil, on Thursday, May 12. Hours earlier, senators voted to begin an impeachment trial against her. Rousseff is accused of breaking budget laws, but she maintains she did the same things previous Brazilian leaders have done. "I have made mistakes, but I have not committed any crimes. I am being judged unjustly, because I have followed the law to the letter," she said. Felipe Dana/AP
People visit Seven Magic Mountains, Ugo Rondinone's art installation near Jean, Nevada, on Wednesday, May 11 John Locher/AP
A girl interacts with an orangutan at the Indianapolis Zoo on Friday, May 6. Michael Conroy/AP
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, the GOP's presumptive nominee, arrives on Capitol Hill for a meeting with House Speaker Paul Ryan on Thursday, May 12. "While we were honest about our few differences, we recognize that there are also many important areas of common ground," Trump and Ryan said in a joint statement after the meeting. "We will be having additional discussions, but remain confident there's a great opportunity to unify our party and win this fall, and we are totally committed to working together to achieve that goal." Andrew Harnik/AP
People protest in Istanbul on Friday, May 6, to remember Deniz Gezmis, a far-left activist who was executed in 1972. OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images
A bride attends a mass wedding ceremony in Karachi, Pakistan, on Monday, May 9. SHAHZAIB AKBER/EPA
People inspect the scene of a car bomb explosion at a crowded outdoor market in Baghdad, Iraq, on Wednesday, May 11. The militant group ISIS says it was behind a series of attacks in the capital that targeted Shiites and left more than 90 people dead. Khalid Mohammed/AP
The planet Mercury was visible from Earth for the first time in 10 years as it passed across the face of the sun on Monday, May 9. Mercury, the smallest planet in our solar system, passes between Earth and the sun about 13 times a century. The last trek took place in 2006, and the next one will be on November 11, 2019, according to NASA. Solar Dynamics Observatory/NASA/PA Wire/AP
Ferguson City Council members Wesley Bell, left, and Linda Lipka talk with new police chief Delrish Moss after he was sworn into office Monday, May 9, in Ferguson, Missouri. Moss is the first African-American police chief for Ferguson, where racially charged protests broke out after the 2014 shooting death of teenager Michael Brown. David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/AP
A World War II veteran carries flowers as he walks past a monument at the World War II museum in Kiev, Ukraine, on Monday, May 9. V-E Day -- the day Germany surrendered, ending the war in Europe -- was May 8, 1945. #tbt: Unseen photos of Europe after the war ROMAN PILIPEY/EPA
Britain's Prince Harry greets first lady Michelle Obama during the opening ceremony of the Invictus Games, which took place Sunday, May 8, in Kissimmee, Florida. The Invictus Games were created by Prince Harry for wounded, injured and sick service members. Fifteen countries participated this year. John Raoux/AP
Police in Paris use pepper spray on a man protesting new labor laws on Thursday, May 12. The legislation, which allows for longer workdays and easier layoffs, was pushed through Parliament without a vote. Christophe Ena/AP
Voters in Manila, Philippines, try to find their polling stations on Monday, May 9. Rodrigo Duterte, the mayor of Davao City, appeared to win the presidential election after his closest rival conceded defeat the next day. Herman Lumanog/Pacific Press/Sipa USA/AP
A car hangs on the edge of a sinkhole in London on Thursday, May 12. Dominic Lipinski/PA/AP
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, who is seeking the Democratic Party's presidential nomination, greets supporters during a campaign rally in Salem, Oregon, on Tuesday, May 10. ROB KERR/AFP/Getty Images
People stand still on a beach in Tel Aviv, Israel, as they observe two minutes of silence for fallen soldiers on Wednesday, May 11. It was the country's annual Memorial Day. Oded Balilty/AP
This image, made from a video taken through a car window, shows a tornado near Wynnewood, Oklahoma, on Monday, May 9. Tornadoes rumbled through the heart of Oklahoma on Monday, killing at least two people and damaging structures. Hayden Mahan/AP
Migrants hug each other at a makeshift camp in Idomeni, Greece, on Wednesday, May 11. Nearly 10,000 migrants are camped in Idomeni. Petros Giannakouris/AP
Actress Rita Moreno raps part of her commencement address at Boston's Berklee College of Music on Saturday, May 7. Michael Dwyer/AP
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, right, arrives at the Capitol on Tuesday, May 10. It was his first time back since suspending his presidential campaign. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call/Getty Images
A Palestinian child in Gaza waits at the Rafah border crossing with Egypt on Wednesday, May 11. The crossing point -- the only crossing point between Gaza and Egypt -- was reopened by Egypt for two days. SAID KHATIB/AFP/Getty Images
Los Angeles police officers climb fire ladders to reach a man who had climbed the historic KTLA radio tower in Hollywood on Wednesday, May 11. The man eventually climbed down and was taken into custody for a mental evaluation. ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II looks at a horse during the Royal Windsor Horse Show on Thursday, May 12. Andrew Matthews/PA/AP
Members of the media try to listen through the cracks of a door during a hearing for Robert Dear in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on Wednesday, May 11. A judge ruled that Dear, who is accused of killing three people at a Planned Parenthood clinic in November, is mentally incompetent to stand trial. Jerilee Bennett/AP
People in northern Spain participate in a ceremony Wednesday, May 11, honoring Dominic de la Calzada, a saint who helped poor people and pilgrims hundreds of years ago. Alvaro Barrientos/AP
Director Woody Allen attends a news conference for the film "Cafe Society" at the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, on Wednesday, May 11. See red-carpet shots from the festival LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images
An injured man receives treatment at a hospital after two buses and a fuel tanker collided on a major highway in the Ghazni province of Afghanistan on Sunday, May 8. At least 73 people were killed and 52 others were injured, health officials said. Zekriya Hashimi/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
A road winds through flowering canola fields near Nienstedt, Germany, on Thursday, May 12. Julian Stratenschulte/DPA/AP
A gunman who fired two shots at Turkish journalist Can Dundar is overpowered by Dundar's wife and Dundar's lawyer outside a courthouse in Istanbul on Friday, May 6. Dundar, the editor-in-chief of the Cumhuriyet newspaper, was not harmed in the attack, but another journalist was wounded in the leg. The attacker, who yelled "You're a traitor" at Dundar, was taken into custody. Dundar and colleague Erdem Gul were on trial for obtaining and publishing state secrets. Dundar was sentenced to five years and 10 months in prison. Gul was sentenced to five years in prison. Can Erok/AP
Volunteers try to move Yani, a 37-year-old Sumatran elephant, from a zoo in Bandung, Indonesia, on Wednesday, May 11. The sick elephant later died. Ramdani/Xinhua/Sipa USA
The portraits of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il hang inside a convention hall where the Workers' Party Congress was being held in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Monday, May 9. Wong Maye-E/AP
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton reacts as a 3-year-old presents her with artwork at a day-care center in Fairfax, Virginia, on Monday, May 9. Jacquelyn Martin/AP
This photo, released Thursday, May 12, by the European Space Agency, shows where a tiny piece of space debris hit the International Space Station. The photo was taken last month by astronaut Tim Peake. "I am often asked if the International Space Station is hit by space debris," Peake said. "Yes -- this is the chip in one of our cupola windows. Glad it is quadruple glazed!" Tim Peake/ESA/NASA
People sleep near the Durand Line -- at the border of Afghanistan and Pakistan -- as they wait for it to reopen on Thursday, May 12. Hundreds of people were stranded on both sides of the line after the two countries disagreed over the installation of barbed wire and fences in Pakistani territory. See last week in 36 photos GHULAMULLAH HABIBI/EPA