Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • A British Blue cat is lit up by sunlight diffracted through an aquarium at an apartment in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

  • Indian schoolchildren hold placards and pictures during a prayer event for the safe rescue of young football players and their coach stuck in a cave in Thailand, in Ahmedabad. AFP / SAM PANTHAKY

  • A helicopter flies over the site where a train derailed at Corlu district in Tekirdag, northwest Turkey. AFP / DHA / DHA

  • A contestant takes part in a chilli pepper eating competition in Ningxiang in China's central Hunan province. The winner of the contest ate 50 chilli peppers in one minute. AFP Photo

  • Invitees take cover from the rain as they wait for arrival of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan during a ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

  • People wade through a waterlogged street during heavy rains in Mumbai, India. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

  • The Milky Way from a beach in the Sardinia island, Italy. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

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