International POW: 3-9 June

From the ongoing sadness in Nigeria with the Boko Haram kidnapping of the little girls, to the D-day memorial day in France, to finding love with nature, and cruelty of human kind in Syria

These are the best photos you might have missed for this week.

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Hauwa Nkaki, mother of one of more than 200 girls abducted in the remote village of Chibok, cries as she reacts during a news conference on the girls in Lagos , Nigeria. (Akintunde Akinleye / Reuters)

Tens of thousands of people participate in a candlelight vigil at Hong Kong’s Victoria Park to mark the 25th anniversary of the military crackdown of the pro-democracy movement at Beijing’s Tiananmen Square in 1989. (Paul Yeung / Reuters)

A student hugs a tree while celebrating World Environment Day in the forest of Gokarna on the outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal. A total of 2,001 people hugged trees for about two minutes in a bid to set a Guinness World Record. (Narendra Shrestha / EPA)

Members of the Civil Defense rescue children after what activists said was an air strike by forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo. (Sultan Kitaz / Reuters)

A photo by French photographer JR is displayed on the ground of the Pantheon in Paris, a secular temple which contains the remains of distinguished French citizens, on during the exhibition ‘Au Pantheon.’ (Martin Bureau / AFP – Getty Images)

Paratroopers are dropped near the Normandy village of Sainte Mere Eglise, western France, during a mass air drop, as part of commemorations of the 70 anniversary of the D-Day landing. World leaders and veterans gathered by the beaches of Normandy on Friday to mark the 70th anniversary of the World War II D-Day landings. Visible at foreground is bronze sculpture Iron Mike, a monument dedicated to the American airborne soldiers who fought on the D Day.(Remy de la Mauviniere / AP)

An aerial view of the American cemetary in Colleville-sur-Mer, near Omaha beach, on as preparations were being made for the upcoming D-Day commemoration events on June 6. (Joel Saget / AFP – Getty Images)

An Afghan woman attends an election campaign of Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah in Chaghchran capital of Ghor province The second round presidential election will be held on June 14. (Mohammad Ismail / Reuters)

Egyptians wave national flags as they celebrate in Cairo’s Tahrir Square after ex-army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi won 96.9 percent of votes in Egypt’s presidential election. (Mohmed El-Shahed / AFP – Getty Images)

Singer Rihanna arrives for the Council of Fashion Designers of America Awards (CFDA) at Lincoln Center in New York. (Carlo Allegri / Reuters)

A view across the slag heaps of lignite surface mine Welzow of the Vattenfall AG in Welzow, Germany. (Patrick Pleul / EPA)

Women hold up their hands pledging to offer their lives, if needed, for the Islamic Revolution outside the shrine of the Ayatollah Khomeini on the 25th anniversary of his death on the outskirts of Tehran, Iran. (John Moore / Getty Images)

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