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Week in Photos: June 7, 2014

From a World War II veteran marking the 70th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy to Rihanna’s nude dress and fighters in Aleppo, see the week’s most striking photos.

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Aleppo, Syria

June 3, 2014
A man carries a young girl who was injured in a reported barrel bomb attack by government forces in the city’s Kallaseh district. Some 2,000 civilians, including more than 500 children, have been killed in regime air strikes on rebel-held areas of Aleppo since January, many of them in barrel bomb attacks.

Ahmad Masood/Reuters

Kabul, Afghanistan

June 1, 2014
People travel in an overcrowded bus.

Anindito Mukherjee/Reuters

Uttar Pradesh, India

May 31, 2014
The veiled mother of one of the two teenage girls who were raped and hanged from a tree walks with policemen in the northern Indian state’s Budaun district. India’s new home minister, Rajnath Singh, weighed in Friday on the grisly case, as public anger and political controversy over the attack gain momentum.

Goran Tomasevic/Reuters

Bambari, Central African Republic

May 31, 2014
A Seleka fighter adjusts a broken guitar in a village between Bambari and Grimari.

Win McNamee/Getty

Vierville-Sur-Mer, France

June 4, 2014
World War II veteran Printis Sibley, who landed at Omaha Beach, visits a memorial to those who died. June 6 was the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings, which saw 156,000 troops from the Allied countries, including the United States and the United Kingdom, join forces to launch an attack on the beaches of Normandy. Many heads of state traveled to the famous beaches this week to pay their respects to those who lost their lives.

Kevin Frayer/Getty

Beijing, China

June 3, 2014
Chinese paramilitary police officers salute each other as they stand guard below a portrait of the late leader Mao Zedong in Tiananmen Square. Twenty-five years ago, on June 4, 1989, Chinese troops cracked down on pro-democracy protesters and in the clashes that followed scores were killed and injured.

Mahmoud Hebbo/Reuters

Aleppo, Syria

June 1, 2014
Free Syrian Army fighters rest in a safehouse beside the Castle and Palace of Justice.

Carlo Allegri/Reuters

New York, New York

May 31, 2014
A child runs past a grand piano that has been left by the East River underneath the Brooklyn Bridge in the borough of Manhattan. The piano has been there for a few days, puzzling locals, local media reported.

Carlo Allegri/Reuters

New York, New York

June 2, 2014
Singer Rihanna arrives for the Council of Fashion Designers of America Awards at Lincoln Center.

China Daily/Reuters

Shanshan, China

May 31, 2014
Wang Yirong of Hebei province rides his motorcycle in the desert during the China Taklimakan Rally and CCR Xinjiang Station, in the Xinjiang Uighur autonomous region.

David Mdzinarishvili/Reuters

Tbilisi, Georgia

June 5, 2014
An Indian peafowl spreads its tail feathers at a zoo.

Neil Hall/Reuters

London, England

June 1, 2014
Participants are covered in paint as they take part in the Color Run.

Kirstin Scholtz/ASP via Getty

Tavarua, Fiji

June 4, 2014
Filipe Toledo of Brazil winning his Round 3 heat at the Fiji Pro.