Rescue teams of Odisha Fire and Disaster Response Academy prepare themselves ahead of cyclone Amphan, in Bhubaneswar. Cyclone Amphan is expected to make landfall on West Bengal coast on May 20 as an extremely severe cyclonic storm.
Vehicles ply on Old Yamuna Bridge, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi. Delhi government has allowed autos, taxis, cabs and other last mile connectivity vehicles with limited number of passengers.
A policeman tries to control migrants, not adhering to social distancing norms, gathered to get medically screened before boarding a train to Uttar Pradesh during the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, in Amritsar.
Passengers arrive to board buses at KSRTC bus stand after Karnataka government eased the relaxation to allow inter-district travel by buses, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, at Devanahalli near Bengaluru.
Teachers check dividers on desks in a class ahead of school reopening at Junghwa Girls High School in Daegu, South Korea. South Korean Vice Health Minister Kim Gang-lip urged vigilance to maintain hard-won gains against the virus and called for education officials to double check preventive measures with high-school seniors returning to school on Wednesday.
The cover design of Number 1 Shimbun is seen in Tokyo. Tokyo Olympics officials are incensed that their games emblem has been used in the cover design of the local magazine that combines the logo with the novel coronavirus. The “look-alike”emblem, which had “COVID-19” written underneath, was published on the cover the the April issue of the Foreign Correspondents Club of Japan's magazine. It also appeared in an online edition.
A worker wearing a face mask to protect against the new coronavirus places shared bicycles onto a cart in the central business district in Beijing. China reported six new cases, a day after Chinese President Xi Jinping announced his country would provide $2 billion to help respond to the outbreak and its economic fallout.
Houseboats are moored on the River Thames in London as the country is in lockdown to help stop the spread of coronavirus. Lockdown restrictions have been relaxed allowing unlimited outdoor exercise and activities such as sunbathing.
People eat in a food court divided by plastic sheets in Bangkok, Thailand. Thai government continue to ease restrictions related to running business in capital Bangkok that were imposed weeks ago to combat the spread of COVID-19.
Workers at Proto21 assemble 3D-printed face shields produced amid the coronavirus pandemic in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The start-up firm has begun making the face shields for customers including the Dubai police and medical workers to help protect them from the virus.
Employees of the Federal State Center for Special Risk Rescue Operations of Russia Emergency Situations walk to disinfect a platform of Leningradsky railway station in Moscow, Russia. Russia has continued to see a steady rise of new infections, and new hot spots have emerged across the vast country of 147-million people that ranks the second in the world behind the United States in the number of coronavirus cases.
Cristiano Ronaldo leaves the Juventus sport center after his first training, in Turin, Italy. Cristiano Ronaldo has reported back to Juventus training center after a 10-week absence. Ronaldo observed a two-week isolation period at his home in Turin after spending the lockdown period in his native Portugal.
Policemen stand guard near a closed gate as migrants, not adhering to social distancing norms, gather to get medically screened before boarding a train to Uttar Pradesh during the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, in Amritsar.
Passengers look for transport after they arrive at New Delhi Railway Station, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi. Delhi saw a significant easing of lockdown from May 19 with opening of shops in markets on an odd-even basis and running of buses, auto and taxis.
Passengers maintain social distancing while sitting in a bus, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi. Delhi government announced to resume operation of DTC buses on the city roads from today depending on the availability of drivers and conductors.
Migrant workers who have been unable to return to their home states in north India sit wearing masks at a town square during lockdown in Kochi, In the southern Indian state of Kerala. The number of coronavirus cases in India has surged past 100,000, with most of the cases being in major cities. But rural villages across India are also seeing an increase in cases with the return of hundreds of thousands of migrant workers who left cities and towns where they were abandoned by their employers after having toiled for years building homes and roads.
A chemist displays hydroxychloroquine tablets in Mumbai. US President Donald Trump’s declaration that he was taking the antimalarial drug of dubious effectiveness to help fend off the coronavirus will be welcomed in India. Trump's previous endorsement of hydroxychloroquine catalyzed a tremendous shift in the South Asian country, spurring the world’s largest producer of the drug to make much more of it, prescribe it for front-line health workers treating cases of the coronavirus and deploy it as a diplomatic tool, despite mounting evidence against using the drug for COVID-19.
Locals and policemen stand near the mangled remains of a bus which collided with a stationary truck, in Yavatmal district of Maharashtra. Three migrant labourers and a bus driver were killed and 22 others injured in the accident.
A security personnel takes position during an encounter with militants, at Kani Mazar in Nawakadal area of Downtown Srinagar. A militant was killed, while two security personnel were injured in the encounter.
Young women walk past the traffic at Connaught Place, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi. Delhi saw a significant easing of lockdown from May 19 with opening of shops in markets on an odd-even basis and running of buses, auto and taxis.
Labourers under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) work at a site on a hot day, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, on the outskirts of Ajmer. Highest-ever allocation of more than Rs 1 lakh crore has been made to MGNREGA to boost employment opportunities in villages and bring relief to migrant labourers.
Migrants collects food items, distributed by volunteers as they ride a truck from Maharashtra to reach their native place in Malda (West Bengal) at Ranchi-West Bengal national highway, during the fourth phase of COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Ranchi.
Police personnel carry the body of a migrant who got killed after a truck carrying labourers overturned in an attempt to avert a head-on collision with a bus, in Bhagalpur district. The incident happened around 6 AM on National Highway-31 near Ambho chowk, Naugachhia.
Demonstrators, some wearing protective face masks amid the new coronavirus pandemic, clash with the police during a protest demanding food aid from the government, at a poor neighborhood in Santiago, Chile
Joshua Sargent, left, of Bremen challenges Edmond Tapsoba of Leverkusen during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Werder Bremen and Bayer Leverkusen 04 in Bremen, Germany. The German Bundesliga becomes the world's first major soccer league to resume after a two-month suspension because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Ridley Goodside wears a rubber diving head covering along with goggles and a special air filtration mask to protect himself from the spread of coronavirus as he sits in a designated circle marked on the grass at Brooklyn's Domino Park during the current coronavirus outbreak in New York. The circles were added after the park became severely overcrowded during a spate of unseasonably warm weather just over a week ago. Goodside said he's been protecting himself since he first heard about the virus much earlier this year.
Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, left, wearing a face mask has his body temperature checked by a security as he arrives at Kuala Lumpur high court in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. His trial linked to the multibillion-dollar looting of the 1MDB state investment fund resumed Tuesday.
Customers sit at a terrace bar in Girona, Spain. Commerce across the country was re-opening on Monday as Spanish regions gradually edge toward what authorities have branded as the "new normality." The hard-hit regions in or around Barcelona and Madrid are progressing slower than the rest of Spain.
Villagers on the Bay of Bengal coast walk as they are evacuated by volunteers as a precaution against Cyclone Amphan at Bakkhali, South 24 Parganas, West Bengal. The powerful cyclone was moving toward India and Bangladesh on Tuesday as authorities tried to evacuate millions of people while maintaining social distancing.
A disaster management volunteer carries a sick child as villagers on the Bay of Bengal coast are evacuated as a precaution against Cyclone Amphan at Bakkhali, South 24 Parganas, West Bengal. The powerful cyclone was moving toward India and Bangladesh on Tuesday as authorities tried to evacuate millions of people while maintaining social distancing.
Trucks are stranded on a bridge across River Mahanadi at Paradeep, on the Bay of Bengal coast in Orissa. Cyclone Amphan was moving toward India and Bangladesh on Tuesday as authorities tried to evacuate millions of people while maintaining social distancing.
Evacuated children wearing masks as a precaution against the spread of coronavirus stand at a relief camp at Paradeep, on the Bay of Bengal coast in Orissa. Cyclone Amphan was moving toward India and Bangladesh on Tuesday as authorities tried to evacuate millions of people while maintaining social distancing.
Boats are anchored at a fishing harbor at Paradeep, on the Bay of Bengal coast in Orissa. Cyclone Amphan was moving toward India and Bangladesh on Tuesday as authorities tried to evacuate millions of people while maintaining social distancing.