Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • A Palestinian throws back a tear gas canister at Israeli soldiers during clashes in the northern village of Qusra in the occupied West Bank near Nablus. AFP / ABBAS MOMANI

  • People look on and use their mobile phones as scouts march and play music in celebration of Mawlid al-Nabi in front of the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem's Old City. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

  • Houthi supporters hang off an iron fence during a rally marking the birth anniversary of Islam's Prophet Mohammad in Sanaa, Yemen. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi

  • Egyptian children sit on a surfboard with an improvised sail in the Nile river in the southern city of Aswan, some 920 kilometres away from the capital Cairo. AFP / KHALED DESOUKI

  • A supporter of Salvador Nasralla walks amid tear gas fired by police during a protest caused by the delayed vote count for the presidential election in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. REUTERS/Jorge Cabrera

  • Cows are evacuated by rescuers in the village of Hasan, near Fushe-Kruje, north of the capital Tirana, after heavy rainfalls. AFP / Gent SHKULLAKU

  • Pope Francis rides a traditional Bangladesh rickshaw as he arrives at an interfaith and ecumenical meeting for peace in the garden of the archbishop's residence, in Dhaka, Bangladesh. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

  • Students hold red ribbons during an event to mark World AIDS Day at a high school in Hefei, Anhui province, China. REUTERS/Stringer

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