Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • A child sleeps in a bag in the village of Beit Sawa, eastern Ghouta, Syria. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

  • Syrians from rebel-held Eastern Ghouta arrive at the regime-held checkpoint in Adra, on the northeastern outskirts of Damascus, after escaping the enclave through a corridor opened by the government forces. AFP / Louai Beshara

  • An elderly Syrian man looks for a safe place to take shelter in the rebel-held town of Hamouria in the Eastern Ghouta region on the outskirts of Damascus during bombardment by government forces. AFP / ABDULMONAM EASSA

  • A man takes the flag off the flagpole outside the consular section of Russia's Embassy in London, Britain. REUTERS/Phil Noble

  • A boy plays with pelicans in Yoff, commune of Dakar, Senegal. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

  • Balinese men walk along the shore during a Melasti ceremony prayer at Petitenget beach near Denpasar on Indonesia's resort island of Bali. AFP / SONNY TUMBELAKA

  • A child places a Teddy bear on the steps of Concert Hall in Berlin. World Vision placed 740 cuddly toys on the steps of the Berlin landmark to draw attention to the plight of the 740 000 Syrian children displaced after seven years of fighting in Syria. AFP / Odd ANDERSEN

  • Juventus' Moroccan defender Mehdi Amine Benatia reacts after his t-shirt was ripped-up during the Italian Serie A football match between Juventus and Atalanta at the Allianz Stadium in Turin. AFP / MARCO BERTORELLO

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