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Tens of thousands of people attend a candlelight vigil at Victoria Park in Hong Kong to mark the 25th anniversary of the June 4 Chinese military crackdown on the pro-democracy movement in Tiananmen Square.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kin Cheung / Associated Press

Chinese paramilitary police salute each other as they stand guard below a portrait of the late leader Mao Tse-tung in Tiananmen Square in Beijing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kevin Frayer / Getty Images

Video frame grab of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in a vehicle guarded by the Taliban in eastern Afghanistan. The Taliban on Wednesday released a video showing the handover of Bergdahl to U.S. forces, touting the swap of the American soldier for five Taliban detainees from Guantanamo as a significant achievement for the insurgents.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

World War II veterans and members of the 29th Infantry Division who landed at Omaha Beach have their photo taken with modern-day military enthusiasts at a ceremony honoring the sacrifices of the division in Colleville-Sur-Mer, France. June 6, 2014, is the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings that saw 156,000 troops from the Allied countries launch an attack on the beaches of Normandy. These assaults are credited with the eventual defeat of Nazi Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Win McNamee / Getty Images

Tracer bullets are fired during the night storm by pro-Russian militants to a patrol service regiment of the National Guard of Ukraine based in the eastern Ukrainian city of Lugansk. The militants were firing from residential buildings and areas with the use of heavy weapons.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEY GAPON / AFP/Getty Images

In London, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, center left, and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, proceed through the Royal Gallery during the state opening of Parliament in the House of Lords. The opening is an annual pageant of pomp and politics centered on the queen's speech.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Yui Mok / Associated Press

A woman examines a replica of painter Vincent van Gogh's famously severed ear at culture and media museum ZKM, in Karlsruhe, Germany. The ear is part of the exhibition "Sugababe" by Diemut Strebe, an artist specializing in artworks using biological material, who collaborated with scientists to reconstruct the Dutch master's ear using DNA from a relative and 3-D printers.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: THOMAS KIENZLE / AFP/Getty Images

Jennifer Bragaw, foreground left, and Jessie Jaramillo, right, and other volunteers from the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center release "Boater" back into the ocean in Surf City, N.C. The loggerhead sea turtle had been at the hospital for over five years.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ken Blevins / The Jacksonville Daily News

A view of horses and exercise riders training on the main track at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., ahead of Saturday's Belmont Stakes race.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Bello / Getty Images

Riot policemen are deployed during a protest against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LEO RAMIREZ / AFP/Getty Images

A French soldier bends down to look at a student's work as he pays a visit to a school in the formerly Muslim district of Bangui in the Central African Republic. France sent troops to its former colony six months ago to help an African force stem sectarian violence.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARCO LONGARI / AFP/Getty Images

An Egyptian woman celebrates in front of the presidential palace of Ethadya in the capital of Cairo, after ex-army chief Abdel Fattah Sisi won 96.9% of votes in Egypt's presidential election.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MAHMOUD KHALED / AFP/Getty Images

A great adjutant stork stands as a rag-picker collects recyclables at the biggest garbage dump in the northeastern state of Assam on the eve of World Environment Day in Guwahati, India.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BIJU BORO / AFP/Getty Images

U.S. Army Spc. Antonio Henderson of Texas stands guard at a police station while soldiers meet with Afghan police near Kandahar Airfield. Units patrolled areas near the airfield to protect the base from rocket attacks, and also visited Afghan police and polling stations to check on security for the upcoming presidential election runoff.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI / AFP/Getty Images

Thai special police receive roses from supporters as they stand outside the Australian Embassy in Bangkok, as anti-coup protesters were also expected. Australia has taken a tough stand and implemented harsh measures against Thailand since the coup and slapped a travel ban on military coup-installed junta leaders.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BARBARA WALTON / EPA

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Afghanistan: Video frame grab of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl just prior to his handover to U.S. forces in eastern Afghanistan.

Colleville-Sur-Mer, France: WWII veterans and members of the 29th Infantry Division who landed at Omaha Beach have their photo taken with modern-day military enthusiasts at a ceremony honoring the sacrifices of the division.

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Add stops in England, Germany, Venezuela and the Central African Republic to round out the report.

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