Top photos of the day: Monday, May 19, 2014

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From the archives:Bulls coach Doug Collins is overcome with emotion after Michael Jordan and the Bulls beat the New York Knicks at Chicago Stadium on May 19, 1989. With the win, they advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time in 14 years. The Bulls lost the series to the Pistons 4-2 and Collins was fired. | Sun-Times file photo

A selection of some of the best photographs from around the world:

A general view during the Red Carpet at the “Foxcatcher” premiere during the 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France. | Getty Images

Aleksander Kolkowski poses with the United Kingdom’s largest horn loudspeaker, on display at The Exponential Horn: In Search of Perfect Sound, an installation in Media Space at Science Museum in London, England. The installation, curated by former Science Museum Sound Artist-in-Residence Aleksander Kolkowski, will be open to the public from 20 May until 27 July. | Getty Images

SA man pauses while he scythes a crop field near the entrance to Soma mine in Soma, Turkey. Three individuals, who were among 25 people detained in connection with the mining disaster, are facing a charge of causing multiple deaths. Thee hundred and one people died when an explosion and fire took place within the coal mine May 13, resulting in Turkey’s worst mining disaster. | Getty Images

A new recruit checks his haircut at a training camp for the Donbass Battalion, a pro-Ukrainian militia in Dnipropetrovsk Region, Ukraine. A week before presidential elections are scheduled, questions remain whether the eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk are stable enough to administer the vote. | Getty Images

An Estonian soldier man a machine gun prior to an aircraft attack demonstration during the NATO “Spring Storm” military exercises near Helme, Estonia. The annual exercises, in which Estonian, Latvian, Lithuainian, U.S., British, Polish, Belgian and Danish troops are participating, are underway as sporadic fighting between Ukrainian and pro-Russian separatists continues in eastern Ukraine. | Getty Images

An exhibitor checks Auricula plants on display in the Great Pavilion at the 2014 Chelsea Flower Show at Royal Hospital Chelsea in London, England. The prestigious gardening show opens to the general public on Tuesday and features hundreds of stands and exhibition gardens. | Getty Images

Christian pilgrims from Brazil pray at the Cenacle, or Upper Room on Mount Zion just outside the Old City. For Christians, it is the place where Jesus ate the Last Supper with his disciples before he was crucified. It is also the place where his followers were baptised by the Holy Spirit during the Feast of Weeks, known to Christians as Pentecost. Under Israeli law, Christians are only permitted to pray there twice a year. Workers completed renovations on the Cenacle this week ahead of a top-level visit by Pope Francis. The site is on the upper floor of a building which is also considered holy to Jews and Muslims. | Getty Images

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