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Our world in photos: June 6

June 6, 2022 Michaela Keil
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UNITED KINGDOM — Queen’s performance: Queen guitarist Brian May performed during the Platinum Jubilee concert taking place in front of Buckingham Palace, on Saturday, on the third of four days of celebrations to mark the Platinum Jubilee.
Photo: Jonathan Buckmaster/Pool Photo via AP


FLORIDA — Floods: Mario Leiva, 75, used a stick in an attempt to unblock the sewer drainage on the corner of SW 8 Avenue and 4th Street in the neighborhood of Little Havana in Miami, on Saturday. Parts of South Florida experienced road flooding from heavy rain and wind on Saturday as a storm system that battered Mexico moved across the state.
Photo: Sam Navarro/Miami Herald via AP


MICHIGAN — Winner: Will Power celebrated in the James Scott Memorial Fountain after winning the IndyCar Detroit Grand Prix auto race on Belle Isle in Detroit, on Sunday.
Photo: Paul Sancya/AP


ISRAEL — March: Participants marched under heavy security in the annual Pride Parade, in Jerusalem, on Thursday. Israeli police said they arrested a man on Thursday suspected of sending death threats to an organizer of the annual Jerusalem Pride Parade, an event that has witnessed attacks on participants by religious radicals in previous years.
Photo: Ariel Schalit/AP


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IRAQ — Herders: Camel herders led the way for the camels in al-Samawa, on Saturday.
Photo: Hadi Mizban/AP


OHIO — Friendly match: US forward Tim Weah celebrated his goal during the first half of the team’s international friendly soccer match against Morocco, on Wednesday, in Cincinnati.
Photo: Jeff Dean/AP


CALIFORNIA — Swim meet: Harry Homans competes in a men’s 200-meter butterfly prelim at the TYR Pro Swim Series swim meet on Thursday, in Mission Viejo.
Photo: Ashley Landis/AP


FRANCE — Wheel marks: The wheelchair of Netherlands’ Aniek van Koot left circular marks on the clay court during her semifinal wheelchair singles match against Japan’s Yui Kamiji at the French Open tennis tournament in Roland Garros stadium in Paris, on Friday.
Photo: Thibault Camus/AP


PENNSYLVANIA — Shooting: Bullet holes from a prior shooting were still present in a storefront window at the scene of a fatal overnight shooting on South Street in Philadelphia, on Sunday.
Photo: Michael Perez/AP


NIGERIA — Attack: A view of the St. Francis Catholic Church in Owo, on Sunday. Lawmakers in southwestern Nigeria said more than 50 people were feared dead after gunmen opened fire and detonated explosives at a church. Ogunmolasuyi Oluwole with the Ondo State House of Assembly said the gunmen targeted the St Francis Catholic Church in Ondo state on Sunday morning just as the worshippers gathered for the weekly Mass.
Photo: Rahaman A Yusuf/AP


FRANCE — Anniversary: WWII veteran Charles Shay, 97, right, and Gulf war veteran Julia Kelly paid tribute to soldiers during a D-Day commemoration ceremony of the 78th anniversary for those who helped end World War II, in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, Normandy, on Monday.
Photo: Jeremias Gonzalez/AP


GERMANY — Grazing: Icelandic horses grazed on a meadow in Wehrheim as the sun rose on Monday.
Photo: Michael Probst/AP


VATICAN CITY — Homily: Pope butler Sandro Mariotti pushed Pope Francis on a wheelchair after he delivered the homily during a Pentecost Mass celebrated by Cardinal Giovanni Battista Re inside St. Peter’s Basilica, on Sunday.
Photo: Alessandra Tarantino/AP


VENEZUELA — Sunset: A girl walked down a hill as a boy ran behind during sunset in the Catia neighborhood of Caracas, on Saturday.
Photo: Matias Delacroix/AP


HONG KONG — Blocked off: A general view of Hong Kong’s Victoria Park was seen on Saturday. Dozens of police officers patrolled Hong Kong’s Victoria Park on Saturday after authorities for a third consecutive year banned public commemoration of the anniversary of the deadly Tiananmen Square crackdown in 1989.
Photo: Kin Cheung/AP


OKLAHOMA — Home run: Arizona catcher Sharlize Palacios (18) was met at home plate after a home run against Oklahoma State during the fifth inning of an NCAA softball Women’s College World Series game, on Thursday, in Oklahoma City.
Photo: Alonzo Adams/AP


WASHINGTON, D.C. — Gun limits: President Joe Biden arrived to speak about the latest round of mass shootings, from the East Room of the White House, on Thursday. Biden was attempting to increase pressure on Congress to pass stricter gun limits after such efforts failed following past outbreaks.
Photo: Evan Vucci/AP


AUSTRALIA — Royal Purple: The Sydney Harbor Bridge was illuminated in “Royal Purple” to mark the 70th anniversary of the coronation of the Queen, Elizabeth II, in Sydney, on Thursday. The Vivid Sydney Festival held a one-off lighting moment titled “7 minutes for 7 decades” which included synchronized lighting of the Sydney Harbor Bridge, Luna Park, buildings around Circular Quay, and Sydney Harbor Ferries to mark the monarch’s 70 years of service.
Photo: Mark Baker/AP

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