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Xinhua Photos of the Day (June 1)

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01 Jun 2020, 17:18 GMT+10

BEIJING, June 1 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.

People take part in a protest over the death of George Floyd at Trafalgar Square in London, Britain, on May 31, 2020. Despite the ban of mass gatherings in Britain, thousands of people gathered Sunday in London and Manchester to protest over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man suffocated to death by a white police officer in the mid-western U.S. state of Minnesota on May 25. (Xinhua)

Riot police officers arrest a small group of protestors at a memorial to George Floyd in Minneapolis, the United States, on May 30, 2020. Minnesota Governor Tim Walz on Saturday activated "full mobilization" of the Minnesota National Guard after four straight nights of violent protests in the midwest state's biggest city Minneapolis over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, in police custody. (Photo by Angus Alexander/Xinhua)

A SUV of New York police department burns during a protest over the death of George Floyd in the Brooklyn borough of New York, the United States, May 30, 2020. New York officials on Saturday denounced acts of violence in the city's protests over George Floyd's death, after about 300 protesters were arrested in days. Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a briefing that some protesters "came with an agenda of violence and incitement," and the city does not allow it to happen. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Xinhua)

Two satellites carried by a Long March-2D carrier rocket are launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, northwest China's Gansu Province, May 31, 2020. China sent two satellites into space from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the northwest of the country at 4:53 p.m. Sunday (Beijing Time). The satellites, which were carried by a Long March-2D carrier rocket, were successfully placed in orbit. (Photo by Wang Jiangbo/Xinhua)

Aerial photo taken on May 31, 2020 shows children participating in a drawing contest in Nanpingshan Forest Park in Quanjiao County of Chuzhou City, east China's Anhui Province. (Photo by Yu Qiangyun/Xinhua)

A handout video-grabbed image made available by NASA on May 31, 2020 shows the SpaceX Crew Dragon approaching to dock with the International Space Station (ISS), on May 31, 2020. The SpaceX Crew Dragon docked with the International Space Station (ISS) on Sunday for a historic crewed mission. (NASA TV/Handout via Xinhua) MANDATORY CREDIT: NASA TV HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Zhu Haodi (front) and Chen Xiyan have a stretch before dancing in Guiyang, southwest China's Guizhou Province, May 31, 2020. Zhu Haodi and her friend Chen Xiyan haven't attended dance class for 5 months due to the COVID-19 outbreak, so the two girls who have learnt dance for five years started practice dancing at home. (Xinhua/Ou Dongqu)

A community worker helps a child to wear a face mask with anti-smoking sign, as the World No Tobacco Day (May 31) draws near, at Shengshiyucheng Community in Shijiazhuang, north China's Hebei Province, May 30, 2020. (Xinhua/Wang Xiao)

People wearing face masks are seen in a train in Cairo, Egypt, on May 31, 2020. Egypt reported on Sunday a new record of 1,536 COVID-19 daily infections, raising the total number of cases registered in the country to 24,985, the Egyptian Health Ministry said. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Workers make toys at a toy factory in Zaozhuang City, east China's Shandong Province, May 30, 2020. The factory offers more than 300 job posts for local women and poverty-stricken households. To date, it has exported toy products worth over two million U.S. dollars to the countries as United States, Germany and Sweden. (Xinhua/Fan Changguo)

Aerial photo taken on May 30, 2020 shows the Ziquejie terraced fields in Xinhua County, central China's Hunan Province. (Xinhua/Chen Sihan)

Aerial photo taken on May 30, 2020 shows the Daghtu Lake in Badain Jaran Desert, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. Deep in the Badain Jaran Desert in Alxa Right Banner, lies the pink lake named Daghtu. According to a local tour guide, Daghtu Lake's pink color is due to the salt minerals in the lake. (Xinhua/Xu Qin)

Zhang Yinglong observes on the forest watchtower at Gechougou Village, Shenmu County of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, May 27, 2020. Zhang Yinglong resigned his work and returned to his hometown Shenmu County, which located in an isolated desert. He contracted a land of 192,000 Mu (about 12,800 hectares) and made up his mind to plant trees and control sands here. Over the 17 years, Zhang has contracted accumulated 428,000 Mu (about 28,533 hectares) of lands and developed ecological planting and livestock raising industries that can lead the local villagers to increase earnings while preserving the environment . (Xinhua/Liu Xiao)

Aerial photo taken on May 30, 2020 shows the view of a blue-flagged beach south of Athens, Greece. Greece's 517 Blue-flagged beaches, marinas and tourism vessels are set to welcome tourists under strict safety rules in the new COVID-19 pandemic era, according to Greek officials and experts. (Photo by Lefteris Partsalis/Xinhua)■

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