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Today in Pictures: May 17

International Day Against Homophobia, Tour of Italy, Naval Academy Sea Trials, and more in Tuesday's best news pictures.

A man stands in a building earmarked for demolition in the Mathare neighborhood of Nairobi, Kenya on May 17.

In Nairobi, more than 250 shoddy buildings could now face demolition after a six-story structure collapsed this month killing 51 people.

GORAN TOMASEVIC / Reuters

People hold rainbow umbrellas to celebrate International Day Against Homophobia in front of the Romanian Parliament building in Bucharest.

DANIEL MIHAILESCU / AFP - Getty Images

A gull rests on a driftwood in on a pond near Svisloch, Belarus.

Sergei Grits / AP

An elderly man takes a break sitting on a window of a retail store in New York City.

JEWEL SAMAD / AFP - Getty Images

The peloton rides during the 10th stage of 99th Giro d'Italia, Tour of Italy, from Campi Bisenzio to Sestola on May 17.

LUK BENIES / AFP - Getty Images

Visitors wear virtual reality glasses at a booth of the 4th Women Deliver Conference in Copenhagen on May 17. The conference is the world's largest global conference on the health, rights, and well being of girls and women.

LISELOTTE SABROE / AFP - Getty Images

Family members of Pinar Gemsiz, a woman killed in her home during the weekend in clashes between leftist protesters and Turkish police, mourn on her coffin at Gazi district in Istanbul during her funeral on May 17.

OZAN KOSE / AFP - Getty Images

Emergency personnel escort a man who was detained after he drove his pickup truck onto the National Mall in Washington, on May 17, 2016.

CARLOS BARRIA / Reuters

Female Naval Academy plebes perform push ups with a twelve-foot-long log on top of them during the annual Sea Trials at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. on May 17.

Win McNamee / Getty Images

Nepalese devotees take a round circle while pulling a 32 feet giant wooden chariot during celebrations of the Rato Machhindranath, or Rain god festival, in Lalitpur, near Kathmandu on May 17.

NARENDRA SHRESTHA / EPA