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Xinhua Portraits | June 2020

02 Jul 2020, 19:44 GMT+10

BEIJING, July 2 (Xinhua) -- Editor's choice of Xinhua Portraits in June, 2020.

A demonstrator participates in a Black Lives Matter protest in Brussels, Belgium, June 7, 2020. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

French former Prime Minister Francois Fillon, convicted of embezzlement of public funds by creating a fake job for his wife, arrives at the courthouse in Paris, France, June 29, 2020. (Photo by Aurelien Morissard/Xinhua)

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street for Prime Minister's Questions at the House of Commons in London, Britain, June 10, 2020. (Photo by Tim Ireland/Xinhua)

Anthony Fauci, director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, prepares to testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Oversight of the Trump Administration's Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Washington, D.C., the United States, June 23, 2020. (Sarah Silbiger/Pool via Xinhua)

A woman has her temperature measured before entering a reopened shopping mall amid COVID-19 outbreak in Sao Paulo, Brazil, June 11, 2020. (Xinhua/Rahel Patrasso)

A man wearing a face shield is seen in Moscow, Russia, June 9, 2020. (Xinhua/Evgeny Sinitsyn)

A woman wearing a face mask takes a bus in London, Britain, June 15, 2020. (Photo by Tim Ireland/Xinhua)

A passenger wearing a face mask is seen on an airplane from Cairo to Hurghada, Egypt, June 18, 2020. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Health workers wearing protective suits are seen at a COVID-19 ward of a health center in Sanaa, Yemen, June 14, 2020. (Photo by Mohammed Mohammed/Xinhua)

A health worker collects swab samples of a boy for COVID-19 testing inside Dharavi slum in Mumbai, India, June 6, 2020. (Str/Xinhua)

A medical worker collects a sample at a drive-through testing site in Cairo, Egypt, June 15, 2020. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Hu Dingjiang waits for discharge in a ward of Wuhan Pulmonary Hospital in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, June 17, 2020. Hu, a 40-year-old recovered COVID-19 patient, was discharged from the hospital on Wednesday. He was diagnosed with the disease in early February, and was hospitalized in the ICU ward as one of the 81 severe cases in the hospital. The functions of his lungs recovered on April 5 with 40 days of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) support. Then he received rehabilitation training in the hospital. (Xinhua/Xiao Yijiu)

Students greet a teacher when entering the school in Beijing, capital of China, June 1, 2020. (Xinhua/Ju Huanzong)

Students pose for a graduate photo at Nanchang University in Nanchang, east China's Jiangxi Province, June 10, 2020. (Xinhua/Peng Zhaozhi)

Graduates are seen at the commencement ceremony of Wuhan University in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, June 20, 2020. (Xinhua/Xiao Yijiu)

People take part in a rally to pay tribute to George Floyd in Paris, France, June 6, 2020. (Photo by Aurelien Morissard/Xinhua)

A woman takes part in a protest against the killing of George Floyd in Istanbul, Turkey, June 5, 2020. (Photo by Yasin Akgul/Xinhua)

A woman looks at the explosion site in Tehran, Iran, June 30, 2020. At least 19 people were killed in an explosion at a clinic in the northern district of Iran's capital Tehran. (Photo by Ahmad Halabisaz/Xinhua)

A man cries at the explosion site in Tehran, Iran, June 30, 2020. At least 19 people were killed in an explosion at a clinic in the northern district of Iran's capital Tehran. (Photo by Ahmad Halabisaz/Xinhua)

A soldier salutes during the military parade marking the 75th anniversary of the victory in the Great Patriotic War on Red Square in Moscow, Russia, June 24, 2020. (Xinhua/Evgeny Sinitsyn)

A medical worker receives flowers during an activity calling for citizens showing their respect and gratitude to medical workers on the frontline fighting against the COVID-19 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, June 18, 2020. (Xinhua/Rahel Patrasso)

Hua Li makes a papercutting work in Jilin City, northeast China's Jilin Province, June 29, 2020. Hua became disabled due to illness when she was young. She learned papercutting with the support of her family and set up a workshop which provides free papercutting training for disabled people. (Xinhua/Zhang Nan)

A Palestinian young man harvests wheat in a field near the border with Israel in the southern Gaza Strip city of Khan Younis, June 4, 2020. (Photo by Rizek Abdeljawad/Xinhua)

A child plays at the gate of a yurt in Tajik Autonomous County of Taxkorgan, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, June 22, 2020. (Xinhua/Hu Huhu)

A Palestinian child looks through a hole on a blanket in the Shati refugee camp in Gaza City, June 7, 2020. (Photo by Rizek Abdeljawad/Xinhua)

An elderly marks a dot with realgar wine, a Chinese alcoholic drink also called Xionghuang wine, for a child to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival which falls on June 25 this year, in Zigui County, central China's Hubei Province, June 24, 2020. (Photo by Xiang Hongmei/Xinhua)

Children make Zongzi at a kindergarten to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival which falls on June 25 this year, in Tongren City, southwest China's Guizhou Province, June 24, 2020. (Photo by Ou Xiudeng/Xinhua)

Zhang Jiacheng (R) plays basketball with his schoolmate before morning class at a middle school in Gaocun Town of Yunfu City, south China's Guangdong Province, June 4, 2020.

Zhang, 14, lost part of his right arm due to an accident in 2010. In 2018, he met with basketball for the first time on a free training class for children in summer vacation. With strong interest in basketball, Zhang has a dream to become a professional player and keeps practicing every day.

His video of skillfully playing basketball with one arm went viral on internet, winning applause and encouragement from numbers of netizens. (Xinhua/Deng Hua)

Alexander Zverev of Germany, Novak Djokovic of Serbia, Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria and Dominic Thiem of Austria (L to R) pose for a selfie during the press conference prior to the tennis tournament Adria Tour in Belgrade, Serbia, June 12, 2020. (Xinhua/Predrag Milosavljevic)

A man observes a partial solar eclipse through a goggle at the Citadel archaeological site in Amman, Jordan, June 21, 2020. (Photo by Mohammad Abu Ghosh/Xinhua)

A resident dances during a community activity in Rasekam Village of Taxkorgan Tajik Autonomous County in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, June 6, 2020. (Xinhua/Hu Huhu)■

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