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Week in pictures 25 May 2024

VARZAGHAN: People in Varzaghan, Iran, work at the scene of a helicopter crash on Monday, May 20. The crash killed Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and several others.(Azin Haghighi/Moj News Agency/AP)


CORN RANCH: Ed Dwight emerges from the Blue Origin NS-25 capsule after he and five other tourists were launched to the edge of space on Sunday, May 19. Dwight, a 90-year-old retired Air Force captain, was selected by President John F. Kennedy in 1961 to be the nation's first Black astronaut candidate (Felix Kunze/Blue Origin)


THERAN: Mourners in Tehran, Iran, attend the state-organized funeral procession of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi on Wednesday, May 22 (Hossein Beris/Middle East Images/AFP/Getty Images)


OUANAMINTHE: People wait in Ouanaminthe, Haiti, to cross into the Dominican Republic on Friday, May 17. As soaring violence and political turmoil grip Haiti, the Dominican Republic has sealed the island's shared border and airspace (Matias Delacroix/AP)


VOVCHANSK: Buildings are damaged in Vovchansk, Ukraine, a town near the Russian border, on Monday, May 20. Vovchansk has been devastated by Russia's latest offensive (Libkos/Getty Images)


LONDON: British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, soaked by rain, delivers a statement outside Downing Street in London on Wednesday, May 22. Sunak announced a snap general election for July 4 as his Conservative Party faces an uphill struggle to extend its 14 years in power (Benjamin Cremel/AFP/Getty Images)


RIYADH: Tyson Fury punches Oleksandr Usyk during their heavyweight title fight in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Saturday, May 18. Usyk, a 37-year-old Ukrainian, won the bout by split decision. He is the first undisputed champ since the end of Lennox Lewis' reign in April 2000 (Richard Pelham/Getty Images)


BALTIMORE: Tug boats maneuver the damaged cargo ship Dali into the Seagirt Marine Terminal in Baltimore on Monday, May 20. After 55 days stuck in the Patapsco River, the ship was hauled away from the site of its catastrophic crash into the Francis Scott Key Bridge (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)


RICHMOND: Children watch a dog soar through the air and into a pool during a demonstration at Dominion Energy Riverrock, a festival in Richmond, Virginia, on Sunday, May 19 (Matt McClain/The Washington Post/Getty Images)


SANKT ANDRA: A greylag goose is reflected on Lake Zicksee near Sankt Andrä, Austria, on Sunday, May 19 (Leonhard Foeger/Reuters)

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