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Our world in photos: June 1

June 1, 2021 By Michaela Keil
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PALESTINE — Hide-and-seek: A boy closed his eyes as he played hide-and-seek at dusk in a neighborhood heavily damaged by airstrikes during an 11-day war between Gaza’s Hamas rulers and Israel, on Monday in Beit Hanoun, Gaza Strip.
Photo: Felipe Dana/AP

 

CHINA — International Children’s Day: People brought their children to a public park during International Children’s Day in Beijing on Tuesday. China’s leaders announced it would let all couples have three children instead of two, hoping to counter the rapid aging of Chinese society.
Photo: Andy Wong/AP

 

URUGUAY — Check-up: Doctor Carolina Moreira, right, checked on COVID-19 patient Irma Llanes, 82, at her home in Montevideo, on Monday.
Photo: Matilde Campodonico/AP

 

FRANCE — French Open: Spain’s Rafael Nadal played a return to Australia’s Alexei Popyrin during their first-round match on day three of the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros in Paris, on Tuesday.
Photo: Christophe Ena/AP

 

GERMANY — Sunrise: Icelandic horses walked in their paddock at a stud farm in Wehrheim near Frankfurt, as the sun rose on Tuesday.
Photo: Michael Probst/AP

 

INDIA — Costume: A policeman rode a horse wearing a virus-themed helmet during a COVID-19 awareness drive in Hyderabad, on Tuesday.
Photo: Mahesh Kumar A./AP

 

JAPAN — First arrival: Members of Australia’s Olympic softball squad, the first national team to come to Japan for pre-Olympic training camp since the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games were postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19, arrived at Narita international airport in Narita, east of Tokyo, on Tuesday.
Photo: Issei Kato/Pool Photo via AP


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