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06/01/2010

Editor's Choice: June 1, 2010.

Here's a look at the best photos from around the world on June 1, 2010.

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An Indonesian Muslim boy stands near police shields as his mother attends an anti-Israel protest in front of the U.S. embassy in Jakarta June 1, 2010. The protesters condemned Israel's deadly attack on Gaza-bound humanitarian aid flotilla on Monday. REUTERS/Beawiharta


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 Israeli port workers prepare humanitarian aid seized from a peace flotilla to be sent to Gaza, at the Ashdod Port on June 1, 2010 in Ashdod, Israel.  10 activists have been killed during a confrontation after Israeli commandos boarded ships in an international 'Freedom Flotilla' aid convoy transporting aid to the Gaza Strip. (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)


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About 40 demonstrators gather in front of the White House to protest against U.S. funding of Israel in Lafayette Park June 1, 2010 in Washington, DC. Hailing from about a dozen organizations, the demonstrators gathered after nine activists were killed yesterday during an Israeli commando raid of a six Turkish cargo ships and passenger boats that were carrying 10,000 tons of aid bound for Gaza in international waters.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)


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An employee of Bonhams auction house holds a painting by Pablo Picasso which features in their forthcoming Impressionist and Modern Art Sale on June 1, 2010 in London, England. The painting of Picasso's friend Mr Minguell was completed in Barcelona in 1901 when the artist was 20 years old, it is expected to fetch up to 1 million GBP at auction on June 22, 2010.  (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)


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An Afghan boy plays with his chewing gum as Canadian soldiers with the 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment and Afghan Army soldiers talk to villagers during a patrol in the village of Salavat in the Panjwayi district, southwest of Kandahar, Afghanistan, Tuesday, June 1, 2010. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)


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Teenagers jump into a sea at a beach at the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, Tuesday, June 1, 2010.  Despite being a coastal vacation resort, Sochi is scheduled to host the XXII Olympic Winter Games in 2014.(AP Photo/Igor Yakunin)


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Women wait on a street with their children after their residences were affected when a five-storey building collapsed off its base in the Begunbari area in Dhaka June 2, 2010.  At least four people died and scores remain trapped as the building fell off its base onto tin-shed shanties.  Fifteen people have been pulled out of the rubble and rescue operations would continue through the night, police and fire service officials said. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (BANGLADESH - Tags: DISASTER)


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Belarus Interior Ministry soldiers climb over each other in an obstacle course during rigorous physical examinations for the "Madder Beret" outside Minsk in Volovshchina on June 1, 2010. Soldiers who pass the examinations receive a burgundy-coloured Madder Beret and become members of the special forces.    AFP PHOTO / VIKTOR DRACHEV


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An Indian chief smokes a traditional pipe during a protest in front of the headquarters of the justice Ministry in Brasilia, Tuesday, June 1, 2010. Indigenous groups protested against proposed changes in the internal structure of the Indian National Foundation, FUNAI. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)


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A model presents a creation from Andrea Marques' 2010/2011 summer collection during the Fashion Rio Show in Rio de Janeiro, June 1, 2010. REUTERS/Bruno Domingos


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A Chinese girl, dressed as an angel stands by a fontain while visiting with her family, unseen, Beijing's Zoo, on children day, China, Tuesday, June 1, 2010.  President Hu Jintao called for greater attention to be paid in safeguarding children in a speech for the annual Children's Day holiday, in a year that has seen a slew of violent attacks in schools in China.  (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)


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A PLA (People Liberation Army) personnel keeps vigil as visitors queue next to a sign warning of a 7 hours queueing time at the site of the World Expo 2010 in Shanghai on June 1, 2010. Organisers expect 70 million visitors -- most of them Chinese -- to attend the biggest-ever World's Fair over the next six months, with an average of 380,000 people expected to visit the site daily.  AFP PHOTO/PHILIPPE LOPEZ


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Students train at the Shenyang Qianjin Acrobatic School in Shenyang, Liaoning province June 1, 2010. Students aged 6 to 12 years from all over China receive training at the school for about 6 to 8 years before they are ready to perform on stage.  REUTERS/Sheng Li


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This image made from video released by British Petroleum (BP PLC), equipment is seen on the live feed from the Deepwater Horizon oil rig Tuesday, June 1, 2010. BP has turned to another temporary fix, an effort to saw through the pipe leaking the oil and cap it that could be tried as soon as Wednesday. (AP Photo/BP PLC)


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A beauty salon in a tent city is seen on May 29, 2010 in Port-au-Prince.  It's been almost five months since Julie Colin, 26, lost her home and her beauty salon in the January 12 earthquake that killed hundreds of thousands of people and devastated Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince.   AFP PHOTO / Thony BELIZAIRE


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A man collects sand from a beach, against the backdrop of monsoon clouds on the outskirts of the southern Indian city of Kochi June 1, 2010. Monsoon rains, vital for farm output in India's trillion-dollar economy, have hit the country's southern coast as scheduled, the chief of the weather office said on Monday. REUTERS/Sivaram V.


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Indian villagers gather around a dead elephant after as it was hit by a passenger train at Banarhat, close to north bengal town of Siliguri on June 1, 2010. The elephant was crossing a train track when it was struck by the oncoming train. AFP PHOTO/STR


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A woman carries her veiled child on a hot day in the central Indian city of Bhopal June 1, 2010. REUTERS/Raj Patidar


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An anti-Isreal protestor shouts in front US embassy building during a demonstration in Kuala Lumpur on June 1, 2010. Some 400 Malaysians held a noisy protest outside the United States embassy to condemn Israel's deadly raid on a flotilla carrying aid bound for Gaza. AFP PHOTO/Saeed KHAN


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Derek Boateng of Ghana heads the ball during their friendly soccer match against Netherlands in Rotterdam, Netherlands, Tuesday, June 1, 2010. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)


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Pakistani policemen beat a Shiite protester during a demonstration against Israel, in Karachi on June 1, 2010. Pakistan on May 31 condemned an Israeli commando attack on a flotilla of aid ships bound for the Gaza Strip, describing the killings of up to 19 activists as "brutal and inhuman."  AFP PHOTO/ASIF HASSAN


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Switzerland's Roger Federer returns the ball to Sweden's Robin Soderling during their men's quarter-final match in the French Open tennis championship at the Roland Garros stadium, on June 1, 2010, in Paris.  AFP PHOTO BERTRAND GUAY

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