Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • Members of the African National Congress Women's League march to commemorate the late South African anti-apartheid campaigner Winnie Madikizela-Mandela in Soweto, Johannesburg. AFP / GIANLUIGI GUERCIA

  • Palestinian protestors use slingshots to throw stones during clashes with Israeli forces following a tent city gathering at the Israel-Gaza border east of Gaza City. AFP / MAHMUD HAMS

  • A ceremonial wreath laying in honor of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. at MLK Memorial in Washington, DC. AFP / JIM WATSON

  • The pack of riders pedal under a bridge during the 106th edition of the 'Scheldeprijs' (Grand Prix de l'Escaut) one day classic cycling race, 200,4 km from Borsele to Schoten. AFP/YORICK JANSENS

  • A man photographs the Cherry Blossom trees as they bloom around the Tidal Basin at sunrise in Washington, DC. AFP / SAUL LOEB

  • A Serbian Orthodox priest baptises a baby in the waters of the Jordan River near the West Bank city of Jericho part of their Easter pilgrimage to the holy Land. AFP / GALI TIBBON

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