In Pics: What happened across the world on May 3

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Bangalore, May 3: More than 30 people were killed in a "criminal" blaze in Ukraine's southern city of Odessa, as violence spread across the country during the bloodiest day since Kiev's Western-backed government took power.

Ukraine's interior ministry said at least 31 people had died in the fire on Friday, with local media reporting that pro-Russian militants were believed to have been in the burning building at the time.

Most of those who were killed died from smoke inhalation, while others perished trying to escape by jumping out of windows.

Meanwhile, in New York subway train derailed in Queens borough of New York. The express F train was bound for Manhattan and Brooklyn when it derailed at 10:40 a.m. about 1,200 feet (365 meters) south of the 65th Street station, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

OneIndia brings to you news from across the world in pictures.

Brides and grooms head for a Chinese wedding

Brides and grooms head for a Chinese wedding in southwest China's Chongqing, May 2, 2014. Wearing Hanfu, the traditional Chinese costume, 52 couples got married with their beloved ones Friday in Chongqing during a Chinese wedding that followed ancient nuptial etiquettes. (IANS)

President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel participate in a joint news conference

President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel participate in a joint news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, May 2, 2014. Obama and Merkel are putting on a display of trans-Atlantic unity against an assertive Russia, even as sanctions imposed by Western allies seem to be doing little to change Russian President Vladimir Putin's reasoning on Ukraine.

New York City firefighters emerge from a hatch in the sidewalk

New York City firefighters emerge from a hatch in the sidewalk at 60th Street and Broadway after evacuating passengers from a subway train that derailed in the Queens borough of New York, Friday, May 2, 2014. The express F train was bound for Manhattan and Brooklyn when it derailed at 10:40 a.m. about 1,200 feet (365 meters) south of the 65th Street station, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Dozens of firefighters and paramedics with stretchers converged on Broadway and 60th Street, where passengers calmly left the tunnel through the sidewalk opening. A few were treated on stretchers.

Microsoft Vice President Sanket Akerkar talks to a reporter

Microsoft Vice President Sanket Akerkar talks to a reporter about the company's first state-of-the-art training facility in the United States at the entrepreneurial institute Venture Hive in downtown Miami, Friday, May 2, 2014.

A Ukrainian government supporter holds a stone

A Ukrainian government supporter holds a stone and a stick during a clash with pro-Russians in the Black Sea port of Odessa, Ukraine, Friday, May 2, 2014.

People walk past a damaged car following a bomb explosion

People walk past a damaged car following a bomb explosion in Abuja, Nigeria, Friday, May. 2, 2014. The death toll from a car bomb that exploded on a busy road in Nigeria's capital rose to more than a dozen overnight with dozens of people wounded, police said Friday from the city that within days hosts an international conference. The bomb was driven near a checkpoint where traffic built up, right across the road from a busy bus station where a massive explosion on April 14 killed dozens of people.

Afghans search for survivors after a massive landslide

Afghans search for survivors after a massive landslide landslide buried a village Friday, May 2, 2014 in Badakhshan province, northeastern Afghanistan, which Afghan and U.N. officials say left hundreds of dead and missing missing.

Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva

Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, right, raises the arm of Brazil's current President Dilma Rousseff during a meeting by the ruling party, the Workers Party, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Friday, May 2, 2014. A poll released Tuesday found support slipping for Rousseff ahead of the Oct. 5 election, although she leads in her race for re-election.

Vijay Singh, of Fiji, watches his tee shot

Vijay Singh, of Fiji, watches his tee shot on the 12th hole during the second round of the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, May 2, 2014.

Molly Bloom leaves federal court

Molly Bloom leaves federal court after receiving probation for a guilty plea, Friday May 2, 2014 in New York. Dubbed the Poker Princess for her role hosting poker games for the rich and famous, Federal Judge Jesse Furman said prison would be too harsh a punishment for the 36-year-old.

Afghans search for survivors after a massive landslide

This image made from AP video shows people searching for survivors after a massive landslide buried a village Friday, May 2, 2014 in Badakhshan province, northeastern Afghanistan, which Afghan and U.N. officials say left hundreds of dead and missing missing.

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