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People walk next to British national flags in Asnelles, Normandy, France, during a ceremony on the "Gold beach" where British troops landed on June 6, 1944, during Operation Overlord. D-day ceremonies mark the 70th anniversary of the military operation by Allied forces in Normandy, which turned the tide of World War II.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Joel Saget / AFP/Getty Images

British veteran John Trevor sits by the beach in Arromanches-les-Bains, France, during D-day commemorations.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Joel Saget / AFP/Getty Images

Assistant trainer Alan Sherman leads Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome with exercise rider Willie Delgado back to the barn after a morning workout in Elmont, N.Y., in preparation for the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes on Saturday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rob Carr / Getty Images

Annalyse Hurd, left, and Olivia Hutton, center, pray at the First Free Methodist Church after a shooting at Seattle Pacific University. The gunman was disarmed by others at the scene.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Joshua Trujillo / Associated Press

Subway train operators and activists clash with police at a metro station on the second day of their metro strike in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The strike puts at risk the only means that most soccer fans will have to reach Itaquerao stadium ahead of next week's World Cup.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nelson Antoine / Associated Press

Spanish bullfighter Daniel Luque is carried on the shoulders of a supporter as he leaves the bullring through the "puerta grande" after a bullfight of the San Isidro fair in Madrid.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Daniel Ochoa de Olza / Associated Press

An engineer uses ground-penetrating radar on the site of a mass grave of up to 800 children on the site of the former Mother and Baby home in Tuam, Ireland. The home was operated by the Catholic Sisters of Bon Secours between 1925 and 1961.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Aidan Crawley / EPA

Coal miners leave the Zasyadko mine following their shift in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Viktor Drachev / AFP/Getty Images

Horses graze in a paddock near Sehnde, in the region of Hanover, northern Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Julian Stratenschulte / EPA

Serbia's Novak Djokovic screams after missing a return during the semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament against Latvia's Ernests Gulbis at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris. Djokovic won in four sets 6-3, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michel Euler / Associated Press

Members of Sikh radical groups clash with Shiromani Gurudwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC) supporters, after a prayer and remembrance meeting for Sikh separatists who lost their lives during Operation Blue Star in 1984 at the Golden Temple, the holiest of Sikh shrines in Amritsar, India.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Raminder Pal Singh / EPA

An Air China jet flies past a rainbow over Beijing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alexander F. Yuan / Associated Press

Gerlie, a Philippine eagle, is seen in a government wildlife center in Manila, as the government celebrates the 16th Philippine Eagle Week. The 34-year-old eagle is still kept at the center because she is blind in one eye after being hit by a slingshot.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay Directo / AFP/Getty Images

Justin Williams of the Kings scored the winning goal against the New York Rangers, then made another winning move when he gave his stick to a young fan at Staples Center.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Belmont Stakes entrant Ride on Curlin shakes off water from a morning bath while trainer Billy Gowan, right, keeps the colt in place at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Garry Jones / Associated Press

A student gets into the spirit of World Environment Day in the forest of Gokarna, on the outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NARENDRA SHRESTHA / EPA

Soldiers cross Pegasus Bridge (also known as the Bénouville Bridge) in a vintage jeep during D-day commemorations in Ranville, France.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chris Jackson / Getty Images

The medals of George Shenkle, a 93-year-old World War II veteran with the 82nd Airborn Division, are shown during a ceremony in Picauville, France, honoring those who fought in the Normandy campaign.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Win McNamee / Getty Images

A pilgrim gets ready to cross the Quema river during the annual El Rocio pilgrimage in Villamanrique, Spain.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GOGO LOBATO / AFP/Getty Images

Demonstrators are arrested by police after they tried to enter during the EU Justice and Home Affairs council at the EU headquarters in Luxembourg.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NICOLAS BOUVY / EPA

A mother comforts her child as other children play in a hostel and temporary shelter in Ilovaisk, Ukraine, organized for people displaced by ongoing violence in the country's eastern regions.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: VIKTOR DRACHEV / AFP/Getty Images

Absata, an elderly and infirm Muslim woman, uses a cane to help navigate a room inside the Catholic church in Bossemptele, Central African Republic, that has offered her protection since the town's Muslim population came under attack at the beginning of the year. Only 19 Muslims remain in the city that once had more than a thousand.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

A young boy walks past a fire used to keep evicted families warm in Johannesburg, South Africa.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIM LUDBROOK / EPA

The Grand Mosque, right, is situated on the promenade along the Bay of Algiers with the old town of the Algerian capital known as the "Kasbah" in the background. Algerian authorities plan to redevelop the Bay of Algiers by 2030.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FAROUK BATICHE / AFP/Getty Images

Israeli security forces detain a Palestinian demonstrator during a protest in solidarity with prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails, at the Qalandia checkpoint near the West Bank city of Ramallah.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABBAS MOMANI / AFP/Getty Images

Syrian security celebrate Bashar Assad's presidential reelection in Damascus.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dusan Vranic / Associated Press

Lee Chung-ja, 76, sits in front of the gravestone of her late brother Lee Yong-ok, who died during his military service, at the National Cemetery in Seoul.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lee Jin-man / Associated Press

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

A neighborhood in Aleppo, Syria, reels after a Tuesday barrel-bomb attack that was reported to have been carried out by government forces on the same day that a presidential election began. The reelection of Bashar al Assad is believed to be a foregone conclusion in circumstances widely criticized by the international community.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BARAA AL-HALABI / AFP/Getty Images

Tuesday and Wednesday are the anniversary of the 1989 events in Beijing's Tiananmen Square, when tanks and armored personnel carriers rolled into throngs of protesters. China allows no discussion of that event, so it's just another day on Tuesday as People's Liberation Army soldiers assemble for an honor guard performance outside the Great Hall of the People near the square.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alexander F. Yuan / Associated Press

Ukrainian troops on Tuesday launched an offensive against pro-Russian insurgents in the eastern city of Slovyansk and advanced through the city's outskirts, the nation's interior minister said. In an underground bomb shelter during air raids, a television crew records a woman holding a cross and crying.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Vadim Ghirda / Associated Press

The investigation continues into the 2007 disappearance of British girl Madeleine McCann, then 3 years old, after she vanished from her family's holiday apartment in the Algarve village of Praia da Luz, Portugal, while her parents were at a nearby restaurant. A British police team on Tuesday searched scrub land near the apartment.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LUIS FORRA / EPA

Ahead of a June 4-5 G7 meeting in Brussels, demonstrators wearing masks of G7 leaders convey their belief that member countries are hooked on dirty energy.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: THIERRY CHARLIER / AFP/Getty Images

June 6, 2014, is the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings, when the allied countries launched an attack on German forces in Normandy, France. La Cambe, a German war cemetery near Bayeux, holds more the 21,000 German soldiers who died in the campaign.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Win McNamee / Getty Images

At Paris' Pantheon -- the final resting place for 72 renowned French citizens -- street artist and photographer JR poses with a massive collage he created. The images were taken when a mobile photo booth visited eight major monuments in France.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francois Mori / Associated Press

In Barcelona, Spain, a mother of three, whose eviction was postponed, celebrates with members of anti-eviction organization the Platform of People Affected by Mortgage. The group wants government reforms that would end evictions, allow insolvent homeowners to write off debts by surrendering their homes and transform repossessed flats owned by banks into social housing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: QUIQUE GARCIA / AFP/Getty Images

Public expenditure on the FIFA World Cup is the focus of a public-art demonstration at the Explanada dos Ministerios in Brasilia, Brazil.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: EDILSON RODRIGUES / AFP/Getty Images

A child plays among panda sculptures at an installation in Shanghai that calls for environmental protection.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: WU HONG / EPA

At Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., Ride On Curlin rears up during a hot walk with trainer "Bronco" Billy Gowan after a workout on Tuesday. The horse will be one of several challengers looking to spoil California Chrome's bid at a Triple Crown when they race in the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes on Saturday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Julie Jacobson / Associated Press

Jordy Smith of South Africa is shown during Round 1 of the Fiji Pro surfing event in Tavarua, Fiji, on Tuesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STEVE ROBERTSON / EPA

Circus performer Bello Nock sits suspended on a high wire above New York City's Times Square on Tuesday. He planned to spend eight hours there -- one of several stunts planned for this summer.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP/Getty Images

The L.A. Kings celebrate moments after beating the Blackhawks 5-4 in overtime in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Western Conference Finals at the United Center in Chicago.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Professional pallbearer Marteze Gilmore, 32, leads his colleagues from Boyd Funeral Home as they carry a casket into a church during a funeral service in South Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times

A runner wipes mud from her eyes as she makes her way through an obstacle course during the 21st annual World Famous Mud Run held at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. About 5,000 runners took part in the event and about 20,000 will participate over two weekends.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

Participants dance at the end of the Color Run around Wembley Stadium in London.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JUSTIN TALLIS / AFP/Getty Images

King Juan Carlos of Spain and his wife, Queen Sofia, salute crowd members from the balcony of the Oriental Palace in Madrid after the wedding of their son, Prince Felipe, and Letizia Ortiz. Juan Carlos, 76, has decided to abdicate the throne in favor of Prince Felipe.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CHRISTOPHE SIMON / AFP/Getty Images

Diners take lunch suspended in the air above the Parc du Cinquantenaire in Brussels. The meals offer a unique way to discover Brussels' cuisine and enjoy a spectacular view of the city.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GEORGES GOBET / AFP/Getty Images

Visitors look at a video installation, composed of 106 TV sets, by American artist Susan Hiller in the Abattoirs Museum in Toulouse, southern France, as part of Toulouse's International Art Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: REMY GABALDA / AFP/Getty Images

A pro-Russia militant shoots from a residential loft at border guards defending the Federal Border Headquarters building in the eastern Ukrainian city of Lugansk. Ukrainian forces killed five rebels on Monday while repelling an attack by 500 pro-Russia gunmen on a federal border guard camp.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEY GAPON / AFP/Getty Images

A boy kicks up water in a public fountain near the Amir Chakhmaq Hosseinieh facade in the desert town of Yazd, Iran. On June 4, Iran marks the 25th anniversary of the death of the Ayatollah Khomeini and the legacy of his Islamic Revolution.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: John Moore / Getty Images

Supporters of Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani listen as he speaks during a campaign rally in Shibarghan. Taliban insurgents threatened on June 2 to attack Afghanistan's runoff presidential election, warning voters to stay away from polling stations for fear of injury or death.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FARSHAD USYAN / AFP/Getty Images

A Pakistani day laborer cools off under a water supply pipe as the temperature topped 102 degrees in Islamabad.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muhammed Muheisen / Associated Press

Sri Lankan residents wade through floodwaters in Welipanna. Mudslides caused by heavy monsoon rains in the west and south of the island have killed at least 13 people and have left two more missing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ISHARA S.KODIKARA / AFP/Getty Images

Tourists react to a large bubble created by a street performer in Seoul. The number of foreign travelers to South Korea has steadily grown over the years and topped 10 million for the first time in 2012.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ED JONES / AFP/Getty Images

Russia's Maria Sharapova reacts during her French Open match against Australia's Samantha Stosur at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PATRICK KOVARIK / AFP/Getty Images

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Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion, a vast military operation by Allied forces in Normandy, France, which turned the tide of World War II, eventually leading to the liberation of occupied France and to the end of the war against Nazi Germany. More photos

Hong Kong: 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. More photos

Afghanistan: A video frame grab shows Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl just before his handover to U.S. forces in eastern Afghanistan.

Elmont, N.Y.: Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome will attempt to win the Triple Crown in the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes on Saturday.

Tuam, Ireland: An engineer uses ground-penetrating radar on the site of a mass grave of up to 800 children on the site of the former Mother and Baby home.

Praia da Luz, Portugal: British police continue to investigate the 2007 disappearance of Madeleine McCann, then 3 years old, after she vanished from her family’s holiday apartment.

Johannesburg, South Africa: A young boy walks past a fire after police and private security evicted families from a commercial property.

Los Angeles: Professional pallbearer Marteze Gilmore, 32, leads his colleagues from Boyd Funeral Home as they carry a casket into a church during a funeral service in South Los Angeles. Video

Los Angeles:  L.A. Kings winger Justin Williams gives his stick to a little girl after scoring the winning goal against the New York Rangers in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals at Staples Center. More photos

Add stops in Spain, Germany, Luxembourg and the Philippines to round out the report.

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