Sit back, relax, and take in the views with the week in pictures, courtesy of AFP.
A diver takes wine bottles from an underwater trunk in the Mediterranean sea off Saint-Mandrier, southern France on May 15, 2017. The experiment was conducted to determine the effects on the maturing process of Bandol wines when stored under the sea for a period of one year.
Models walk down the Croisette on May 15, 2017 in Cannes, southeastern France, two days prior to the opening of the 70th Cannes Film Festival.
This May 16, 2017 picture by AFPBB News shows a cat at an IT office in Tokyo. Workaholic Japan is known for long office hours and stressed out employees, but one company claims to have a cure: cats.
The junction of Dubai is pictured from the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world standing at 828 meters, on May 16, 2017.
Relatives of the victims of the Hotel Rigopiano hit by an avalanche last January killing 29 people, release white balloons in the sky during a weekly general audience of Pope Francis at St Peter's square on May 17, 2017 in Vatican City.
A woman looks at cows on the Mare e Sol beach in Coti-Chiavari, on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica, on May 17, 2017. A herd of some 30 wild cattle take up their summer residence on stretch of beach each year.
This photo taken on May 18, 2017 shows tour guides from Slender West Lake scenic attending an etiquette training for China Tourism Day on May 19.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Philadelphia horseman John Morris (hat) and Chris Coger go for a evening ride in the streets of Philadelphia on May 16, 2017. Chris is part of a number of city youth that have taken to a century-long tradition of black urban cowboys and horsemanship in Philadelphia that is a way to keep kids out of trouble by teaching them riding and caring for horses.
A monkey leaps into a pond on a hot day in Allahabad on May 19, 2017. According to local reports temperatures have soared in the northern Indian city to 47.28 Celsius.
Uniondale, New York, USA
Performers stage the final farewell presentation of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus on May 21, 2017 at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York, the circus that has entertained crowds for 146 years with its "Greatest Show on Earth."