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CHINA-TIBET-SAKADAWA FESTIVAL (CN)
A man burns incense for praying in Lhasa, southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, June 2, 2015. The month-long Sakadawa Festival, which starts on the First Day of the Fourth Month of the Tibetan Calendar, is celebrated by Tibetan Buddhists to commemorate Sakyamuni’s birth, enlightenment and death
People take the body of a victim out of a helicopter to Tribhuwan University Teaching Hospital for post mortem after a private helicopter crashed in Kathmandu, Nepal, June 2, 2015. A private helicopter crashed in Balephi of quake-hit Sindhupalchowk district of Nepal on Tuesday, killing at least four people.
Dhaka (Bangladesh): People busy shopping ahead of Shab-E-Barat in Dhaka, Bangladesh on June 2, 2015. (Photo: bdnews24/IANS)
People busy shopping ahead of Shab-E-Barat in Dhaka, Bangladesh on June 2, 2015.
CHINA-HUBEI-JIANLI-SINKING SHIP-RESCUE (CN)
A survivor is saved from the overturned passenger ship in the Jianli section of the Yangtze River in central China’s Hubei Province June 2, 2015. The ship, named Dongfangzhixing, or Eastern Star, sank at around 9:28 p.m. (1328 GMT) on Monday after being caught in a cyclone in the Jianli section of the Yangtze River. Carrying 406 passengers, five travel agency workers and 47 crew members, the ship was heading from Nanjing, capital of east China’s Jiangsu Province, for southwest China’s Chongqing Municipality.
Egypt’s ousted Islamist President Mohamed Morsi gestures behind the defendants’ cage at a court in Cairo, Egypt, on June 2, 2015. An Egyptian court on Tuesday postponed until June 16 a final verdict on last month’s death sentence handed down to ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi in a jailbreak case in 2011.
JALALABAD, June 1, 2015 (Xinhua) -- An injured man stands at the site of attack in Jalalabad city, capital of eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar, June 1, 2015. Five militants were killed in a six-hour-seige on a police station in Jalalabad city, capital of eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar by Taliban overnight Sunday, police said on Monday. (Xinhua/Sapay/IANS)
Fighters of Hashid al-Shaabi forces get on a truck at the frontline against Islamic State (IS) militants in the Tharthar lake area, northeast of Fallujah, some 50 km west of Baghdad, on June 01, 2015.