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Week in pictures 1 June 2024

MONTECARLO: Formula One driver Charles Leclerc jumps into the marina after winning the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday, May 26. Leclerc is from Monaco, and this was his first time winning the race (Benoit Tessier/Reuters)


PARIS: Rafael Nadal waves goodbye to fans after he lost his first-round match to Alexander Zverev at the French Open on Monday, May 27. Nadal, 37, has struggled with injury since the 2023 Australian Open, and he said after the loss that he isn't sure whether it would be his last French Open appearance (Thibault Camus/AP)


BERLIN: French President Emmanuel Macron holds a baby as he and his wife, Brigitte, walk through a crowd in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on Sunday, May 26. Macron was in Germany for a state visit — the first by a French president in 24 years (Michael Kappeler/dpa/AP)


GRINDAVIK: Lava flows from a volcano in Grindavík, Iceland, on Wednesday, May 29. The volcano erupted Wednesday for the fifth time since December (Marco di Marco/AP)


KENT: Dorothea Barron, a 99-year-old World War II veteran, sits in a Spitfire with pilot Jeremy Britcher in Kent, England, on Tuesday, May 28. The Taxi Charity for Military Veterans took World War II veterans to an event at the Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar just ahead of their trip to Normandy, France, for the 80th anniversary of D-Day (Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP)


BEIJING: Honor guard members stand at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing during a welcoming ceremony for Equatorial Guinean President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo on Tuesday, May 28 (Tingshu Wang/Reuters)


ATHENS: A full moon rises behind the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion, about 70 kilometers (45 miles) south of Athens, Greece, on Saturday, May 25 (Petros Giannakouris/AP)


VALLEY VIEW: Homes are destroyed in Valley View, Texas, on Sunday, May 26, after a deadly tornado rolled through the night before. At least 18 people were killed in four states after suspected tornadoes struck the central United States (Julio Cortez/AP)


GUANGZHOU: Swarms of fireflies light up a forest at the South China National Botanical Garden in Guangzhou, China, on Friday, May 24 (Li Junqin/VCG/Getty Images)


RAFAH: Fire rages at a displacement camp in Rafah, Gaza, following an Israeli airstrike on Sunday, May 26. At least 45 people were killed and more than 200 others were injured after a fire broke out at the camp following the strike, and most of them were women and children, according to the Gaza Health Ministry and Palestinian medics. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the Israeli Knesset it was a "tragic error" that is under investigation (Reuters)

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