Day in pictures

Snapshots of events from around the world -- Newly elected French president attending 72nd anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in WWII, Laura Osnes and Asmeret Ghebremichael during Lucille Lortel Awards and more...

Outgoing French president Francois Hollande (R) and French president-elect Emmanuel Macron (L) attend the ceremony marking the 72nd anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany during WWII on May 8, 1945 under the Arc de Triomphe monument in Paris on May 8, 2017.
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Laura Osnes and Asmeret Ghebremichael during 32nd Annual Lucille Lortel Awards at NYU Skirball Center on May 7, 2017 in New York City. (Image: Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Lucille Lortel) (AFP)

Saudi Arabia's Fahad Zahim (L) vies for the ball with Morocco's Fahd Moufi during the Baku 2017 4th Islamic Solidarity Games football match Saudi Arabia vs Morocco, at the Azal Stadium in Baku, on May 8, 2017.
(Image; BENJAMIN CREMEL / Baku 2017 / AFP-Services) (AFP)

Laura Osnes and Asmeret Ghebremichael during 32nd Annual Lucille Lortel Awards at NYU Skirball Center on May 7, 2017 in New York City. (Image: Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Lucille Lortel Awards/AFP) (AFP)

82 kidnapped Chibok girls were released in exchange for Boko Haram suspects
Boko Haram fighters stormed the Government Girls Secondary School in the remote town of Chibok on the evening of April 14, 2014 and kidnapped 276 teenaged girls who were preparing to sit high school exams.

Nigeria on Saturday said 82 schoolgirls who were among more than 200 kidnapped by Boko Haram Islamists more than three years ago were released as part of a prisoner swap. (AFP)

Faithful participate in the annual Panchimalco Flower and Palm Festival on May 7, 2017 in Panchimalco, 18 km south of San Salvador. (AFP)

Men ride penny farthing bicycles during the 2017 Sydney Classic Bicycle Show at Canterbury Velodrome in Sydney on May 6, 2017. The Sydney Classic Bicycle Show is in its fifth year and is run by the Dulwich Hill Bicycle Club, which was started in 1908 and showcases bicycles from the 1800s to the present day. (AFP)