Today in Pictures, May 22, 2018

Pilgrims gather around a statue of the Virgin Mary in southern Spain, a human pyramid at the annual Herndon Monument Climb in United States, and other pictures from around the world in Today in Pictures.

Pilgrims gather around a statue of the Virgin Mary being paraded during a procession in the village of El Rocio, southern Spain, on May 21, 2018. El Rocio pilgrimage, the largest in Spain, gathers hundreds of thousands of devotees in traditional outfits converging in a burst of colour as they make their way on horseback and on board decorated carriages across the Andalusian countryside. PHOTO: AFP
Members of the freshman class participate in the annual Herndon Monument Climb May 21, 2018 at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. The first year midshipmen formed and climbed a human pyramid around the 21-foot-tall Herndon Monument, to replace the plebe hat, also known as a 'dixie cup,' on the top of the monument with an upperclassman's hat. PHOTO: AFP
Miss Nebraska Sarah Rose Summers celebrates after winning the 2018 Miss USA Competition at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana, U.S. PHOTO: AFP
A picture released by Kensington Palace on May 21, 2018 shows Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, (centre, left) and his wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, (centre, right) posing for an official wedding photograph with (L-R back row) Britain's Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Britain's Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Doria Ragland, the Duchess of Sussex's mother, Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, (middle row L-R): Master Jasper Dyer, Britain's Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, Prince George of Cambridge, Miss Rylan Litt, Master John Mulroney and (front row) Miss Ivy Mulroney, Master Brian Mulroney, Miss Florence van Cutsem, Miss Zalie Warren and Miss Remi Litt in the Green Drawing Room, Windsor Castle, in Windsor on May 19, 2018. PHOTO: AFP
A staff member prepares a terrarium with living cicadas and hoppers for the world premiere of the first 'Insect Concerto' in the chamber music hall of the Berliner Philharmonie during the concert hall's Open Day in Berlin, Germany, May 21, 2018. The initiative to play with animals on stage tries to draw attention to the disappearance of insects in Germany by 75 percent in the last 30 years. PHOTO: EPA-EFE
Former Malaysia Prime Minister Najib Razak (centre) arrives at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) in Putrajaya, Malaysia, 22 May 2018. In the wake of losing power, Najib Razak’s properties have been raided by police. Over 70 bags containing cash and valuables and more than 280 boxes of designer handbags have been seized from properties linked to him. PHOTO: EPA-EFE
A handout photo made available by Greenpeace shows boats circling the Rainbow Warrior during a protest against a coal-fired project in the Gulf of Thailand near Songkhla province, Thailand, May 21, 2018. Greenpeace's Rainbow Warrior is currently on its 2018 tour to promote renewable energy sources. PHOTO: EPA-EFE
Steam plumes rise as lava enters the Pacific Ocean, after flowing to the water from a Kilauea volcano fissure, on Hawaii's Big Island on May 21, 2018 near Pahoa, Hawaii. Officials are concerned that 'laze', a dangerous product produced when hot lava hits cool ocean water, will affect residents. Laze, a word combination of lava and haze, contains hydrochloric acid steam along with volcanic glass particles. PHOTO: AFP
An employee cuts grass on the pitch of the Nizhny Novgorod Arena in Russia on May 21, 2018. The stadium will host four group matches, Round of 16 games and a quarter-final football match of the FIFA World Cup 2018. PHOTO: AFP

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