In Pics: What happened across the world on June 3

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Bangalore, June 3: As the nation mourned the loss of Union Minister Gopinath Munde, some of the kidnapped Nigerians girls of the government secondary school Chibok, who escaped, arrived for a meeting with Borno state governor, Kashim Shettima.

Nigerian police say they have banned protests in the capital demanding that the government rescues the more than 200 girls still held captive by Boko Haram militants. Altine Daniel, a spokeswoman for Abuja police confirmed the ban in a text message, saying it was "because of security reasons".

Meanwhile, excitement is beginning to set in as the 2014 Brazil World Cup is set to begin in a few days, with Brazil and Croatia competing in the opening match on June 12.

OneIndia brings to you news from across the world in pictures.

Plane crash in Bedford

A National Transportation Safety Board official stands beside a piece of the landing gear at the scene where a plane plunged down an embankment and erupted in flames during a takeoff attempt at Hanscom Field.

Escaped Nigerian girls have a meeting with state governor

Some of the escaped Kidnapped girls of the government secondary school Chibok, arrived for a meeting with Borno state governor, Kashim Shettima, in Maiduguri, Nigeria.

Is that my name?

First lady Michelle Obama reacts to seeing her initials welded onto a steel plate by welder Michael Geiger during a keel-laying ceremony for a submarine that will become the USS Illinois.

Countdown begins for the FIFA World cup

A sand sculpture featuring soccer players, from left to right, Neymar of Brazil, Lionel Messi of Argentina and Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal, on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Apple CEO Tim Cooks at a conference

Apple CEO Tim Cook waves at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference event in San Francisco.

Here's the FIFA World Cup

Former Brazilian soccer player Cafu and Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff lift the 2014 World Cup trophy after it was officially presented to Rousseff by FIFA President Sepp Blatter at a ceremony.

Murray defeats Verdasco

Britain's Andy Murray raises his arms as he defeats Spain's Fernando Verdasco during their fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France.

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