The world in pictures: May 30-June 5

Updated: Jun 06, 2016, 12:30 IST
  • The world in pictures: May 30-June 5
    A passer-by views a mural showing likely US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump (L) kissing the Former Mayor of London and Conservative MP, Boris Johnson, on the side of a building in Bristol, south west England. The mural in Bristol, southwest England, was commissioned by We Are Europe, a campaign group which wants Britain to remain in the European Union at the June 23 vote.
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  • The world in pictures: May 30-June 5
    Syrian school girls stand at the entrance of the Saif al-Dawla school as they take part in activities surrounding an art competition organised as part of a local initiative to shift the children's minds from the atrocities of the Syrian war in the besieged rebel bastion of Douma, a flashpoint near the Syrian capital.
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  • The world in pictures: May 30-June 5
    A Yemani man in traditional clothes performs on a horse during a parade in the capital Sanaa on the eve of the 26th anniversary of Yemen's 1990 reunification. Southern Yemen united with the North Yemen (Yemen Arab Republic) to form the present-day Yemen. After four years, South Yemen declared its secession from the north, which resulted in the north occupying south Yemen and the 1994 civil war.
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  • The world in pictures: May 30-June 5
    Mount Sinabung volcano spews volcanic ash into the air as seen from the Karo district in North Sumatra province. Indonesian rescuers searched for survivors in scorched villages and devastated farmlands after the volcano erupted in clouds of searing ash and gas, killing seven and leaving others fighting life-threatening burns.
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  • The world in pictures: May 30-June 5
    A man walks his donkey and its load through flooded streets Beledweyne, north of Mogadishu. Hundreds of families have been forced out of their homes following flash floods in Beledweyne after torrential rains pounded the area in the last few days. The heavy rains led to the bursting of River Shabelle which caused massive floods in residential areas along the river.
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  • The world in pictures: May 30-June 5
    A migrant seeking for asylum in the United States, sleeps on the sidewalk on the Mexican side of the San Isidro Port of Entry in Tijuana, northwestern Mexico. On the past couple of weeks some 600 hundred migrants, mainly from Haiti and some African countries, arrived to Tijuana to try to ask for asylum to the U.S. government through the local points of entry. On the past couple of weeks some 600 hundred migrants, mainly from Haiti and some African countries, arrived to Tijuana to try to ask for asylum to the U.S. government through the local points of entry.
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  • The world in pictures: May 30-June 5
    A woman looks through a window of rescue ship 'Aquarius' as more the 380 migrants arrive in the port of Cagliari, Sardinia two days after being rescued near the Libyan coasts. The Aquarius is a former North Atlantic fisheries protection ship now used by humanitarians SOS Mediterranee and Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors without Borders) which patrols to rescue migrants and refugees trying to reach Europe crossing the Mediterranean sea aboard rubber boats or old fishing boat.
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  • The world in pictures: May 30-June 5
    Men stand next to a fire as workers on strike block the access to an oil depot near the Total refinery of Donges, western france, early in the morning to protest against the government's planned labour law reforms. The French government's labour market proposals, which are designed to make it easier for companies to hire and fire, have sparked a series of nationwide protests and strikes over the past three months. French unions on May 27 called on workers to 'continue and step up their action', as a wave of strikes against a disputed labour law disrupted transport and fuel supplies.
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  • The world in pictures: May 30-June 5
    Bishop Daniel, the deputy of Egyptian Coptic Christian religious leader Pope Tawadros II, leads a mourning ceremony attended by relatives and friends of the cabin crew and passengers, who were on board the EgyptAir plane that crashed in the Mediterranean at the Saint Peter and Saint Paul Coptic Orthodox Church in the Abbasiya district of the capital Cairo. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said no theory was being favoured on why EgyptAir MS804 plunged into the Mediterranean and that Egypt was using a submarine to locate the black boxes. The Airbus A320 carrying 66 people had crashed into the sea while flying from Paris to Cairo early and some wreckage but not the black boxes has been found.
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  • The world in pictures: May 30-June 5
    Hindu Sadhus (holy men) walk by the Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu. Dozens of Sadhus live around the temple devoting their life to Lord Shiva, the Hindu god of destruction.
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