Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • Palestinian schoolchildren shout slogans and hold placards during a protest in Gaza city. AFP / MAHMUD HAMS

  • Arsenal's Welsh midfielder Aaron Ramsey celebrates scoring the team's fifth goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Everton at the Emirates Stadium in London. AFP / Adrian DENNIS

  • A "Patriot Picnic" protester displays Donald Trump socks at Chicano Park in San Diego. AFP / SANDY HUFFAKER

  • Sri Lanka's navy fires a gun salute during the Sri Lanka's 70th Independence day celebrations in Colombo, Sri Lanka. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

  • A reveller takes part in an annual block party known as "Ceu na Terra" (Heaven on Earth), during carnival festivities in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

  • Riot policemen detain a protester during a scuffle on the sidelines of a rally in Athens. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)

  • A woman and her son look at fish at the Pets Festival in Lisbon, Portugal. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

  • Revellers take part in a "bloco" or street party in the run up to Rio's carnival, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. AFP / CARL DE SOUZA

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