A protester carries an upside-down U.S. flag, a sign of distress, next to a burning building in Minneapolis on May 28. Protests broke out all across the nation—and in many other countries, including New Zealand, France, and Spain—over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in Minneapolis police custody three days earlier. Julio Cortez/The Associated Press

The Week In World Photos

Protests and outrage against police violence across the United States, swarms of locusts in India, and celebrations of Eid al-Fitr worldwide.

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A protester carries an upside-down U.S. flag, a sign of distress, next to a burning building in Minneapolis on May 28. Protests broke out all across the nation—and in many other countries, including New Zealand, France, and Spain—over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in Minneapolis police custody three days earlier. Julio Cortez/The Associated Press

A protester carries an upside-down U.S. flag, a sign of distress, next to a burning building in Minneapolis on May 28. Protests broke out all across the nation—and in many other countries, including New Zealand, France, and Spain—over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in Minneapolis police custody three days earlier.

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A protester loots from a damaged shop during a demonstration over the death of George Floyd in Santa Monica, California, on May 31. AGUSTIN PAULLIER/AFP via Getty Images

A protester loots from a damaged shop during a demonstration over the death of George Floyd in Santa Monica, California, on May 31.

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A Somalian woman peers out of her tent at a makeshift camp set up overnight for refugees and asylum seekers along the Bassin de la Villette in Paris on May 27. CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT/AFP via Getty Images

A Somalian woman peers out of her tent at a makeshift camp set up overnight for refugees and asylum seekers along the Bassin de la Villette in Paris on May 27.

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A police officer instructs Dominic Cummings—chief aide to U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson—as he leaves his residence in north London on May 26. Cummings said he acted “reasonably and legally” despite mounting pressure on him to resign for breaking coronavirus lockdown rules. DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP via Getty Images

A police officer instructs Dominic Cummings—chief aide to U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson—as he leaves his residence in north London on May 26. Cummings said he acted “reasonably and legally” despite mounting pressure on him to resign for breaking coronavirus lockdown rules.

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Firefighters spray water on the wreckage of a Pakistan International Airlines plane after it crashed into a residential area in Karachi on May 22. Ninety-seven passengers were killed and two survived, and four people on the ground were injured. RIZWAN TABASSUM/AFP via Getty Images

Firefighters spray water on the wreckage of a Pakistan International Airlines plane after it crashed into a residential area in Karachi on May 22. Ninety-seven passengers were killed and two survived, and four people on the ground were injured.

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A man tries to fend off swarms of locusts from a mango tree in a residential area of Jaipur in the Indian state of Rajasthan on May 25. Desert locusts have been swarming across parts of western and central India in the nation’s worst pest infestation in nearly three decades. VISHAL BHATNAGAR/AFP via Getty Images

A man tries to fend off swarms of locusts from a mango tree in a residential area of Jaipur in the Indian state of Rajasthan on May 25. Desert locusts have been swarming across parts of western and central India in the nation’s worst pest infestation in nearly three decades.

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Colleagues celebrate after a group of Chinese surveyors reached the summit of Mount Everest in China’s Tibet Autonomous Region on May 27. The group will try to pinpoint the height of the world’s tallest peak using satellite technology. STR/AFP via Getty Images

Colleagues celebrate after a group of Chinese surveyors reached the summit of Mount Everest in China’s Tibet Autonomous Region on May 27. The surveyors will try to pinpoint the height of the world’s tallest peak using satellite technology.

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A person dressed as a Smurf hands balloons to children as part of an awareness campaign to encourage handwashing, hygiene, and social distancing in the Kurdish-majority city of Qamishli, in Syria’s northeastern Hasakah province on May 26. DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP via Getty Images

Children receive balloons from a person dressed as a Smurf as part of an awareness campaign to encourage hand-washing, hygiene, and social distancing in the Kurdish-majority city of Qamishli, in Syria’s northeastern Hasakah province, on May 26.

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People maintain social distancing at Dolores Park in San Francisco on May 22. JOSH EDELSON/AFP via Getty Images

People maintain social distancing at Dolores Park in San Francisco on May 22.

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Audience members react as they watch a stage performance during a celebration of Eid al-Fitr—the festivity marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan—at Safi beach, along the shores of Lake Tanganyika in Bujumbura, Burundi, on May 24. TCHANDROU NITANGA/AFP via Getty Images

Audience members react as they watch a stage performance during a celebration of Eid al-Fitr—the festivity marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan—at Safi beach, along the shores of Lake Tanganyika in Bujumbura, Burundi, on May 24.

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A boy wears a face mask delivered by members of a church in Manaus, Brazil, on May 26. The church was distributing masks to poor communities in the Amazon. MICHAEL DANTAS/AFP via Getty Images

A boy wears a face mask delivered by members of a church in Manaus, Brazil, on May 26. The church was distributing masks to poor communities in the Amazon.

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A technician sprays disinfectant on the beach in Cannes, southeastern France, on May 29. VALERY HACHE/AFP via Getty Images

A technician sprays disinfectant on the beach in Cannes, southeastern France, on May 29.

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A young boy raises his fist during a protest against police violence  in Atlanta on May 31. Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images

A young boy raises his fist during a protest against police violence in Atlanta on May 31.

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A member of the media is seen bleeding after police fired tear gas and rubber bullets near the fifth police precinct in Minneapolis during a protest May 30 against police violence and the death of George Floyd. CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty Images

A member of the media is seen bleeding after police fired tear gas and rubber bullets near the fifth police precinct in Minneapolis during a protest May 30 against police violence and the death of George Floyd.

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Terrence Floyd (center) attends a vigil in Minneapolis on June 1 at the spot where his brother George Floyd was killed by police a week earlier. Floyd called for peace and justice after his brother’s death, thanking those who continue to protest and imploring people to cease the damage and destruction that has followed. Stephen Maturen/Getty Images

Terrence Floyd (center) attends a vigil in Minneapolis on June 1 at the spot where his brother George Floyd was killed by police a week earlier. Floyd called for peace and justice after his brother’s death, thanking those who continue to protest and imploring people to cease the damage and destruction that has followed.

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A protester faces off with Minnesota State Police officers in Minneapolis on May 29, demanding justice for George Floyd, who died in police custody. KEREM YUCEL/AFP via Getty Images

A protester faces off with Minnesota State Police officers in Minneapolis on May 29, demanding justice for George Floyd, who died in police custody.

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Demonstrators march along Interstate 94 in St. Paul, Minnesota, on May 31 in a protest against police brutality and the death of George Floyd. Scott Olson/Getty Images

Demonstrators march along Interstate 94 in St. Paul, Minnesota, on May 31 in a protest against police brutality and the death of George Floyd.

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A man holds up his fist during a protest near the White House in Washington on May 31.

A man holds up his fist during a protest against police violence near the White House in Washington on May 31.

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Supporters of the Lebanese Shiite movement Hezbollah perform a salute in the southern Lebanese district of Marjayoun on the border with Israel on May 25. MAHMOUD ZAYYAT/AFP via Getty Images

Supporters of the Lebanese Shiite movement Hezbollah perform a salute in the southern Lebanese district of Marjayoun on the border with Israel on May 25.

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A macaque reaches for a mango offered by a man on the side of the road in Hua Hin, Thailand, on May 29. Monkeys in the town are going hungry as a consequence fewer tourists because of the pandemic. JACK TAYLOR/AFP via Getty Images

A macaque reaches for a mango offered by a man on the side of the road in Hua Hin, Thailand, on May 29. Monkeys in the town are going hungry as a consequence of fewer tourists because of the pandemic.

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Health care workers—including one (center) holding a sign that reads “14% of healthcare workers in Madrid are infected”—protest for a reinforced health care system outside the Gregorio Marañón Hospital in Madrid on May 25. PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU/AFP via Getty Images

Health care workers—including one (center) holding a sign that reads “14% of healthcare workers in Madrid are infected”—protest for a reinforced health care system outside the Gregorio Marañón Hospital in Madrid on May 25.

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Jamilbhai Ansari dries vermicelli in his workshop in Ahmedabad, India, on May 23. SAM PANTHAKY/AFP via Getty Images

Jamilbhai Ansari dries vermicelli in his workshop in Ahmedabad, India, on May 23.

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Iraqi children play with plastic toy guns in the southern Iraqi city of Basra on May 25. HUSSEIN FALEH/AFP via Getty Images

Iraqi children play with plastic toy guns in the southern Iraqi city of Basra on May 25.

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Demonstrators set up a fire barricade during a protest against Chilean President Sebastián Piñera’s government in Santiago on May 25. Villagers were protesting the lack of food and work as a result of the crisis caused by the coronavirus, which has kept the Chilean capital in total quarantine. MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP via Getty Images

Demonstrators set up a fire barricade during a protest against Chilean President Sebastián Piñera’s government in Santiago on May 25. Villagers were protesting the lack of food and work as a result of the crisis caused by the coronavirus, which has kept the Chilean capital in total quarantine.

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A pro-democracy protester is arrested by police in the Causeway Bay district of Hong Kong on May 24, as a proposal to enact new security legislation in Hong Kong is debated. Four days later, China’s National People’s Congress approved the proposal, which is expected to ban treason, subversion, and sedition. ISAAC LAWRENCE/AFP via Getty Images

A pro-democracy protester is arrested by police in the Causeway Bay district of Hong Kong on May 24, as a proposal to enact new security legislation in Hong Kong is debated. Four days later, China’s National People’s Congress approved the proposal, which is expected to ban treason, subversion, and sedition.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu prepares for the first day of his corruption trial inside a courtroom in Jerusalem on May 24. The 70-year-old was indicted in January for bribery, fraud, and breach of trust. RONEN ZVULUN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu prepares for the first day of his corruption trial inside a courtroom in Jerusalem on May 24. The 70-year-old was indicted in January for bribery, fraud, and breach of trust.

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Newly released Taliban prisoners sit inside a vehicle after leaving the Bagram prison north of Kabul on May 26. Afghan authorities released hundreds of Taliban prisoners as part of the U.S.-Taliban peace deal. WAKIL KOHSAR/AFP via Getty Images

Newly released Taliban prisoners sit inside a vehicle after leaving the Bagram prison north of Kabul on May 26. Afghan authorities released hundreds of Taliban prisoners as part of the U.S.-Taliban peace deal.

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A Hungarian woman stands next to flowers and wreathes placed on the banks of the Danube River in Budapest on May 29 during a ceremony to commemorate the victims of a boat accident that occurred a year prior. ATTILA KISBENEDEK/AFP via Getty Images

A Hungarian woman stands next to flowers and wreaths placed on the banks of the Danube River in Budapest on May 29 during a ceremony to commemorate the victims of a boat accident that occurred a year prior.

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An orphan plays with her new Hula-Hoop during a food and toy distribution by the National Muslim COVID-19 Response Committee in Nairobi on May 25. YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP via Getty Images

An orphan plays with her new Hula-Hoop during a food and toy distribution by the National Muslim COVID-19 Response Committee in Nairobi on May 25.

YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP via Getty Images
Cloud iridescence, an optical phenomenon where light is diffracted through water droplets, is pictured at the edge of clouds before a summer thunderstorm over Bangkok on May 28. ALEX OGLE/AFP via Getty Images

Cloud iridescence, an optical phenomenon where light is diffracted through water droplets, is pictured at the edge of clouds before a summer thunderstorm over Bangkok on May 28.

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