(220518) -- JAKARTA, May 18, 2022 (Xinhua) -- People wearing masks take public transport in Jakarta, Indonesia on May 18, 2022.\r\n As the number of reported COVID-19 cases is showing a declining trend over the past few weeks, the Indonesian government announced Tuesday that the use of face masks would no longer be mandatory in outdoor spaces. (Xinhua/Veri Sanovri)
epa09954364 South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol burns incense to pay tribute to slain pro-democracy fighters during a memorial ceremony at a national cemetery in Gwangju, South Korea, 18 May 2022, to mark the 42nd anniversary of a pro-democracy uprising. The Gwangju May 18 National Cemetery honors hundreds of people who were killed in the city during protests against the military junta of Chun Doo-hwan in May 1980. EPA/YONHAP SOUTH KOREA OUT
epa09954363 New Justice Minister Han Dong-hoon arrives for work at the justice ministry in Gwacheon, South Korea, 18 May 2022. The main opposition Democratic Party strongly condemned Han's appointment the previous day. EPA/YONHAP SOUTH KOREA OUT
epa09954362 A view of the flags of (L-R) Finland, NATO and Sweden during a ceremony to mark Sweden's and Finland's application for membership in Brussels, Belgium, 18 May 2022. Finland and Sweden are applying for NATO membership as a result of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The move would bring the expansion of the Western military alliance to 32 member countries. EPA/JOHANNA GERON / POOL
epa09954353 Minnesota Twins catcher Ryan Jeffers is unable to make a catch on a foul by hit by Oakland Athletics Sean Murphy during the seventh inning of the Major League Baseball (MLB) game between the Minnesota Twins and the Oakland Athletics at RingCentral Coliseum in Oakland, California, USA, 17 May 2022. EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO
epa09954352 A customer selects a package of wheat flour at a retail outlet in Seoul, South Korea, 18 May 2022, amid signs of a sharp price increase due to an Indian export ban. EPA/YONHAP SOUTH KOREA OUT
epa09954350 A group of 48 migrants arrive in the port of Arguineguin, in Gran Canaria island, after they were rescued by Spanish authorities off southern Canary Islands, southwestern Spain, late 17 May 2022. A total of 104 migrants on two boats were rescued on 17 May. EPA/Elvira Urquijo A.
epa09954345 Kim Tae-hyo, a deputy chief of the National Security Council, gives a briefing on the upcoming summit between Presidents Yoon Suk-yeol and Joe Biden at the presidential office in Seoul, South Korea, 18 May 2022. The summit is set to take place in Seoul on 21 May. EPA/YONHAP SOUTH KOREA OUT