Our selection of some of the most striking news photographs taken around the world this week. Image copyright Dinuka Liyanawatte\/REUTERS Image caption A group of boys enjoy a game of football at Galle Dutch Fort in Galle, Sri Lanka. Image copyright Dan Kitwood\/Getty Images Image caption Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn was startled by Cody the dachshund during a campaign event outside the James Paget Hospital in Great Yarmouth, England Image copyright Pascal Le Segretain\/Getty Images Image caption Stars from around the world headed to Cannes for the prestigious film festival, which celebrates its 70th anniversary this year. Image copyright Reuters Image caption Xiomara Esquivel, Miss Gay Nicaragua 2017, took part in a march to celebrate International Day Against Homophobia in Managua, Nicaragua. Image copyright CHARLES PLATIAU\/afp Image caption Emmanuel Macron promised to restore France's global standing, as he was inaugurated as the country's youngest president in an official ceremony in Paris. Image copyright Chip Somodevilla\/Getty Images Image caption Democrats showed a photo of President Donald Trump welcoming Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to the White House, at the US Capitol in Washington. Image copyright Chris McGrath\/Getty Images Image caption A small wooden boat was set alight after the refugees and migrants on board were rescued by crews from the Migrant Offshore Aid Station in Lampedusa, Italy. Image copyright INTI OCON\/AFP Image caption A man uses a bucket to help put out the fire in a small shop in the Mercado Oriental, where approximately 25 stores were completely burned down. Image copyright Yui Mok\/PA Image caption Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, on the balcony of Ecuador's London embassy, said he would not forgive and forget attempts to arrest him over rape allegations. All photographs are copyrighted.