Pictures of the day: June 1, 2016

We look at 13 images from events around the world


Multimedia Desk June 01, 2016
An Iraqi child who fled with his family the northern province of Nineveh following the advance of militants of the Islamic State (IS) group, plays with a makeshift tricycle in a refugee camp in al-Hawl located some 14 kilometers from the Iraqi border in Syria s northeastern Hassakeh province, on May 31, 2016. The camp houses some 5000 refugees according to its chief Ciwan Sidou. / AFP PHOTO / DELIL SOULEIMAN PHOTO: AFP

A general view shows the northern gates (L) of the NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel near the town of Erstfeld, Switzerland. PHOTO: REUTERS

A worker puts aside handicrafts of bird nests as she sits among them in Linyi, Shandong Province, China. PHOTO: REUTERS

A Chinese worker polishes steel at an offshore oil engineering platform in Qingdao, east China's Shandong province on June 1, 2016. PHOTO: AFP

A picture taken from the deck of the new ferry boat Mega Andrea of the French Corsica Ferries company shows Porto-Vecchio on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica. PHOTO: AFP

Three boys sit among garbage in Al-Mokattam City, also known as 'Garbage City' in Cairo. Living on the outskirts of Cairo, the Zabalen, which literally means 'garbage people', is a community that has been collecting and recycling Cairo's waste for a long time. The children live and play among the garbage and have dropped out of school to help their family's garbage business. PHOTO: INP

A woman waits for a travel permit to cross into Egypt through the Rafah border crossing after it was opened for four days by Egyptian authorities, in the southern Gaza Strip June 1, 2016. PHOTO: REUTERS

A wild leopard reacts after being tranquilised by a government officer on entering a residential area in Kuleshowor, Kathmandu on June 1, 2016. PHOTO: AFP

Iraqi children who fled with their family the northern province of Nineveh following the advance of militants of the Islamic State (IS) group, are seen in a refugee camp in al-Hawl located some 14 kilometers from the Iraqi border in Syria's northeastern Hassakeh province. PHOTO: AFP

A worker carries a part of a used car inside a shop at a second-hand automobile parts market in Mumbai, India. PHOTO: REUTERS

People escape a flooded street after heavy rainfall in Kolkata, India. PHOTO: REUTERS

Peruvian presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori of the Fuerza Popular (Popular Force) party attends an election rally in Callao, Peru. PHOTO: REUTERS

Amr Zaki, a high ranking member of the Muslim Brotherhood, receives a kiss from his son during the trial of 738 brotherhood members for their armed sit-in at Rabaa square, at a court on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt. PHOTO: REUTERS

Bulgaria's Tsvetana Pironkova celebrates after beating Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska during their women's fourth round match at the Roland Garros 2016 French Tennis Open in Paris. PHOTO: AFP

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