Here is a selection of Kyodo News photos taken this week in Japan and beyond.
Photo taken May 28, 2022, shows a sign warning of land mines on a beach in Odesa, southern Ukraine, amid Russia's invasion of the country. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo
A woman walks with parasols in Osaka, western Japan, during hot weather on May 29, 2022. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo
People bathe at a beach at Kasai Marine Park in Tokyo during hot weather on May 29, 2022. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo
Photo taken on May 30, 2022, shows "Edo Furin" Japanese style wind-bells at a workshop in Tokyo. The products, which have been handmade by artisans since Japan's Edo period, are meeting their peak production period ahead of full summer. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo
People wearing face masks for protection against the coronavirus walk by posters of candidates in Incheon, near Seoul, on June 1, 2022, the day of South Korean local elections and by-elections for parliamentary seats. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo
Lee Jun Seok (C), chairman of South Korea's ruling People Power Party, and others celebrate in Seoul on June 1, 2022, as the party is projected to win more than half of the 17 metropolitan mayoral and gubernatorial posts in the day's local elections. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo
Daichi Kamada (2nd from L) of Japan scores a goal with a header in the first half of an international friendly against Paraguay, held in Sapporo, northern Japan, on June 2, 2022, as a warm-up for the World Cup finals opening in Qatar in November. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo