We’re highlighting exceptional photos from around the world for the week of May 30 to June 6. Check them out below.
Above: Demonstrators took part in a protest Wednesday in downtown Los Angeles, sparked by the death of George Floyd.
A visitor walks in the Odaiba district of Tokyo at sunset Wednesday. Japan lifted a coronavirus state of emergency, ending the restrictions nationwide as businesses began to reopen.
An aerial view of employees at the Shanxi Coking Coal Yuncheng Salt Group Co. netting sea monkeys, which can be processed into fish feed, at a salt lake in Yuncheng, China, on Monday.
The relative of a person who may have died from COVID-19 carried a cross during the burial at the Nueva Esperanza cemetery, one of the largest in Latin America, on the outskirts of Lima, Peru, on Saturday.
Muriel Bowser, the mayor of Washington, named part of 16th Street NW “Black Lives Matter Plaza” after volunteers painted the movement’s name on the pavement on Friday in a rebuke to President Donald Trump. The street leads to the White House.
People showed their support for a Black Lives Matter march on Sunday in Tampa, Florida.
Members of the National Guard watched as demonstrators marched along Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles on Tuesday.
Police Officer J. Coleman (left) knelt and bumped fists with protester Elijah Raffington in a symbolic gesture of solidarity outside the CNN Center in Atlanta on Wednesday.
A woman photographed a blossoming poppy field during springlike temperatures in Leipzig, Germany, on Sunday.
Sydney’s Taronga Zoo — home to this giraffe, photographed against the Sydney Opera House in the background — reopened to the public as coronavirus restrictions eased this week.
Shepherd Alexey Usikov last week drove a horse-drawn carriage that he crafted out of an old Audi-80 in Knyazhytsy, Belarus. Because he used only half of the car, he jokingly called it his Audi-40.
The Stedelijk Museum, seen here on Monday, reopened in Amsterdam as the coronavirus crisis eased in the Netherlands.