Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • A woman holds an umbrella to protect herself from falling snow near the Eiffel Tower in Paris, as winter weather with snow and freezing temperatures arrive in France. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

  • Congolese children are seen inside a make shift orphanage that houses children abandoned or separated from their families, in Beni, Democratic Republic of the Congo. AFP/JOHN WESSELS

  • Rescue workers are seen by a damaged building after an earthquake hit Hualien, Taiwan. REUTERS

  • A woman trains in the outdoor gym in Timiryazevsky Park in Moscow, Russia. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

  • This image from video provided by SpaceX shows the company's spacesuit in Elon Musk's red Tesla sports car which was launched into space during the first test flight of the Falcon Heavy rocket. (SpaceX via AP)

  • Syrians run in the rubble of buildings to rescue victims following regime air strikes on the rebel-held besieged town of Douma in the eastern Ghouta region, on the outskirts of the capital Damascus. AFP/Hamza Al-Ajweh

  • Indian flower vendors arrange roses as they wait for customers at a wholesale flower market in Kolkata. AFP/Dibyangshu SARKAR

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