Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • Rescue workers search in El Rodeo, one of the hamlets in the disaster area near the Volcan de Fuego, or "Volcano of Fire," in Escuintla, Guatemala. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

  • A dead cow lays in the disaster zone near the Volcan de Fuego, or "Volcano of Fire," in Escuintla, Guatemala. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

  • Lava flows on the outskirts of Pahoa during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii, U.S. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

  • Firefighters hold rescued animals at an area affected by the eruption of the Fuego volcano in the community of San Miguel Los Lotes in Escuintla, Guatemala. REUTERS/Luis Echeverria

  • French marathon swimmer Benoit "Ben" Lecomte, takes the start of his attempt of swimming across the Pacific Ocean in Choshi, Chiba prefecture. AFP / Martin BUREAU

  • A demonstrator gestures and shouts in front of Jordanian policemen during a protest near the prime minister's office in Amman, Jordan. AFP / AHMAD GHARABLI

  • A villager walking between abandoned houses covered with overgrown vegetation in Houtouwan on Shengshan island, China's eastern Zhejiang province. AFP / Johannes EISELE

  • Khan, a seven-year-old male White Bengal tiger, plays with a ball during the "Football Day" event, organized by zoo employees to mark the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup, at the Royev Ruchey zoo in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

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