Today in Pictures: June 4
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Tens of thousands of people attend a candlelight vigil at Victoria Park in Hong Kong, Saturday, June 4, 2016 to commemorate victims of the 1989 military crackdown in Beijing. China's bloody 1989 military crackdown on the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests was a pivotal moment in the country's political development. Despite the Communist Party's efforts to erase memories of the event, every year its anniversary triggers heightened security and surveillance on the mainland, along with furtive commemorations by a handful of activists.
Spain's Garbine Muguruza celebrates winning the final of the French Open tennis tournament against Serena Williams of the U.S. in two sets 7-5, 6-4, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Saturday, June 4, 2016.
An egret feeds its young sitting on a tree on the banks of river Brahmaputra on the eve of World Environment Day in Gauhati, India, on June 4, 2016. During this time of the year, hundreds of egrets build their nests in thickly populated trees along the Brahmaputra. The World Environment Day is celebrated on June 5 every year by the United Nations to stimulate global awareness on environmental issues.
Displaced Iraqi families arrive to an Iraqi army camp after fleeing their homes during fighting between Iraqi security forces and ISIS, outside Fallujah, Iraq, on June 4, 2016. The Iraqi army is attempting to retake the western city.
A boy cools himself off during a heat wave in Vilnius, Lithuania, Saturday, June 4, 2016. Hot weather has set in with temperatures rising up to 78.8 Fahrenheit in Vilnius.
Vanderbilt pitcher Ben Bowden, third from left, wipes his eyes during a moment of silence for teammate Donny Everett before an NCAA college baseball regional tournament game against Xavier Saturday, June 4, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn. Everett, a freshman pitcher, drowned while fishing Thursday, June 2.
Participants dressed as characters such as elves, dwarves, goblins and orcs from the J.R.R. Tolkien's novel "The Hobbit" re-enact the "Battle of Five Armies" in a forest near the town of Doksy, Czech Republic, June 4, 2016.
The river Seine floods following heavy rainfalls on June 4, 2016. Parisians were urged to stay away from the Seine, which has spilled over its banks in places and on June 3 rose 6.07 metres (19ft 9ins) above its normal level. Authorities said the river could swell to "perhaps 6.5 metres (21 feet) in a worst-case scenario", comfortably beating a level reached during floods in 1982. The record remains the 8.68 metres reached during devastating floods in 1910.