Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • Alpha jets from the French Air Force Patrouille de France fly over the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel during the traditional Bastille Day military parade in Paris, France. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

  • Revellers run as others fall on Miura's fighting bulls during the running of the bulls at the San Fermin Festival, in Pamplona, northern Spain. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)

  • Michael Phelps gets slimed as he accepts the legend award at the Kids' Choice Sports Awards at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Anita Alvarez and Victoria Woroniecki of the US perform in women's synchronized swimming duet preliminary technical routine competition of FINA Swimming World Championships 2017 in the City Park, in Budapest, Hungary. (Zsolt Czegledi/MTI via AP)

  • A leopard cub is seen suckling on a lioness in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania. Joop Van Der Linde/Panthera/Handout via REUTERS

  • Candles are formed in the shape of a heart during a vigil for Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo outside China's consulate in Sydney, Australia. REUTERS/Jason Reed

  • Villagers use a boat as they try to move to safer places at a flood-affected village in Darrang district in the northeastern state of Assam, India. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

  • Giovanni Tocci of Italy competes dives during the 17th FINA World Championship, in Budapest, Hungary. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

  • Mongolian wrestlers fight during the traditional Nadaam festival in Ulan Bator. AFP/BYAMBASUREN BYAMBA-OCHIR

  • A Free Syrian Army fighter walks out of his position in the town of Dael in Deraa, Syria. REUTERS/Alaa al-Faqir

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