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Xinhua Photos of the Day (June 6)

06 Jun 2020, 16:18 GMT+10

BEIJING, June 6 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.

Photo taken on June 4, 2020 shows the White House during a protest over the death of George Floyd in Washington D.C., the United States. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

Photo taken on June 4, 2020 shows a mural of George Floyd, who was suffocated to death under police custody in the mid-west U.S. state of Minnesota last week, in central Manchester, Britain. (Photo by Jon Super/Xinhua)

A demonstrator takes part in a protest over the death of George Floyd in Vilnius, Lithuania, on June 5, 2020. Hundreds of people on Friday joined a march in Vilnius, capital of Lithuania, to show their solidarity with George Floyd, who was suffocated to death under police custody in the mid-west U.S. state of Minnesota last week. (Photo by Alfredas Pliadis/Xinhua)

A Palestinian protester holds national flags during clashes with Israeli soldiers following a protest against the Israeli annexation plans, near the West Bank city of Nablus, June 5, 2020. (Photo by Ayman Nobani/Xinhua)

Volunteers pick up garbage at the Mount Lavinia beach on World Environment Day in Colombo, capital of Sri Lanka, June 5, 2020. (Photo by Ajith Perera/Xinhua)

A worker displays a spot prawn at Steveston Fisherman's Wharf in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, June 5, 2020. This year's spot prawn season was delayed due to lack of market during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo by Liang Sen/Xinhua)

A worker makes face masks in Ankara, Turkey, June 5, 2020. (Photo by Mustafa Kaya/Xinhua)

BanJerd Whangdet, 58, a garbage collector, collectes plastic wastes and recyclable materials along the Prakanong Canal on his boat in Bangkok, Thailand, June 5, 2020. World Environment Day, a United Nations campaign to raise awareness about the protection of the environment, is celebrated every year on June 5. (Xinhua/Rachen Sageamsak)

A woman wearing a face mask prays at a mosque in Tunis, Tunisia, June 5, 2020. The third phase of the national strategy for partially lifting the coronavirus lockdown in Tunisia was started on Thursday. All shops, restaurants, hotels, public administrations and worship places reopened their doors. (Photo by Adel Ezzine/Xinhua)

A member of staff prepares a horse to be led onto a trailer to travel to attend a race meeting, at the Kingsclere Park House Stables, which are run by horse racing trainer Andrew Balding, in Hampshire, Britain on June 5, 2020. Horse racing behind closed doors has resumed gradually in Britain after the government eased some lockdown restrictions. Racing is taking place behind closed doors with strict measures taken to prevent the spread of coronavirus. (Photo by Tim Ireland/Xinhua)

A full moon is pictured in Cairo, Egypt, on June 5, 2020. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Photo taken on June 5, 2020 shows a model of mammoth made of waste automobile parts at "Ban Hun Lek", or "House of Steel Robots", in central Thailand's Ang Thong Province. Established in 2000, "House of Steel Robots" (in Thai:"Ban Hun Lek") is a workshop known for making "scrap metal art" out of waste automobile parts. The seemingly worthless mechanical junks are given rebirth by the workshop's artisans, turning into unique, geeky art pieces. (Xinhua/Zhang Keren)

A worker picks goji berries, or wolfberries, at a goji berry planting base in Hongsibao District of Wuzhong City, northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, June 5, 2020. With a planting area of 6,000 mu (about 400 hectares), the first batch of ripe goji berries was harvested at the planting base on Friday as the harvest season comes. (Xinhua/Feng Kaihua)

Xie Junwu takes part in the online wheelchair marathon of the 2020 Nanchang International Marathon in Nanchang, capital of east China's Jiangxi Province, on May 31, 2020. The 50-year-old Xie Junwu is a rehabilitation trainer at the Jiangxi Leqiu Rehabilitation Center. Xie, who was disabled by a spinal cord injury 28 years ago, became interested in wheelchair skills in 2001 and set up a club for wheelchair racers in Nanchang in 2016. Xie and his teammates joined the online wheelchair marathon of the 2020 Nanchang International Marathon on May 31, 2020. (Xinhua/Wan Xiang)

A farmer harvests wheat in the fields in Shaozhuang Town in Qingzhou City, east China's Shandong Province, June 5, 2020. This year's June 6 marks the day of "Mangzhong", the ninth of the 24 solar terms on the Chinese lunar calendar. (Photo by Wang Jilin/Xinhua)

Photo taken on June 4, 2020 shows a view of a night market in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan Province. (Xinhua/Li Mengxin)■

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