Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • Garra rufa obtusas, also known as "doctor fish", swim around the face of a man as he relaxes in a hot spa pool in Kangal, 105 kilometres south of the central Anatolian city of Sivas, Turkey. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

  • Three zebras are painted on a wall during a workshop of Portuguese street artist Ricardo Romero as part of his worldwide art project "Project Matilha" which raises awareness of human and animal rights in Kibera slum of Nairobi. AFP/Yasuyoshi CHIBA

  • Danusorn Sdisaithaworn, 10, poses for a portrait during an annual Poy Sang Long celebration, a traditional rite of passage for boys to be initiated as Buddhist novices, outside Mae Hong Son, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

  • The art work Flash Forward made of Lego bricks is pictured during the media preview of the exhibition The Art of the Brick: DC Super Heroes by U.S. artist Nathan Sawaya at Paris's Parc de la Villette in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

  • Bayern Munich's German goalkeeper Sven Ulreich eyes the ball that he failed to stop during the UEFA Champions League semi-final first-leg football match FC Bayern Munich v Real Madrid CF in Munich. AFP/GUENTER SCHIFFMANN

  • A Brazilian indigenous man is pictured at the Acampamento Terra Livre (Free Land Camp) in Brasilia. AFP/CARL DE SOUZA

  • Honour guard soldiers lay flowers at the Chernobyl victims' memorial in Minsk. AFP / Sergei GAPON

  • Laborers working on major road construction project in Maungdaw district, Myanmar's Rakhine state near the Bangladesh border. AFP/Ye Aung THU

  • Soldiers are deployed to reinforce 450 firemen battling fire in a massive garbage dump in Yangon. AFP/Sai Aung MAIN

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