Today in Pictures: May 10

A pygmy hippopotamus gets a check-up, a North Korean woman cries during parade, and more in today's best news pictures.

A two-week old pygmy hippopotamus (Choeropsis liberiensis) undergoes a routine medical check in its enclosure in Szeged Nature Reserve in Szeged, 106 miles southeast of Budapest, Hungary on May 10.

Zoltan Gergely Kelemen / AP

A Macedonian police officer guards the Public Revenue Office building, spray painted by protesters with water guns filled with paint, during the protest dubbed 'colorful Revolution' against Macedonian President Ivanov's decision on wiretapping amnesty, on May 10, in Skopje, Macedonia.

Protests in Macedonia continue daily for almost three weeks, after President George Ivanov decided to pardon dozens of politicians who were involved in wiretapping scandal.


Russian President Vladimir Putin takes part in a gala game of the Night Ice Hockey League in Sochi on May 10.

SPUTNIK / Reuters

A participant cries as she takes part in a mass parade marking the end of the 7th Workers Party Congress in Kim Il-Sung square in Pyongyang on May 10.

Photos: North Korea Concludes Rare Congress with Massive Parade

ED JONES / AFP - Getty Images

Fireworks explode over participants carrying torches during a torchlight procession in the capital's main ceremonial square on May 10, in Pyongyang.


World's largest aircraft, the Antonov An-225 Mriya, is about to take off from Kiev airport, on May 10.

GENYA SAVILOV / AFP - Getty Images

An Israeli soldier visits the grave of his friend on the Memorial Day eve commemorating fallen soldiers, at the military cemetery at Mount Hertzl in Jerusalem on May 10.

Oded Balilty / AP

Police forensic experts examine the scene following a car bomb attack on a police vehicle in the Kurdish-dominated city of Diyarbakir in Turkey on May 10.


A migration officer checks passports of Cuban migrants before their flight to Ciudad Juarez, a city in northern Mexico along the U.S. border, at Tocumen airport in Panama City on May 10.