Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • The pack passes a re-enactment of a World War II resistance scene during the tenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 158.8 kilometers with start in Annecy and finish in Le Grand-Bornand, France. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

  • A boy catches water droplets in a flooded village in Navotas, Manila, the Philippines. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

  • Hindu devotees release oil lamps to the Buriganga river as they observe Bipottarini Puja in Dhaka, Bangladesh. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

  • View of the Nevado de Chillan volcano during an eruptive pulse in Shangri la zone, Chillan, south of Santiago. AFP / PABLO HIDALGO

  • Russian Orthodox believers take part in a night time procession marking 100 years since the Bolsheviks shot dead tsar Nicholas II and his family after he abdicated outside Yekaterinburg. AFP / Vlad LONSHAKOV

  • US director Randal Kleiser poses during a photo session for AFP with the "Grease Lightning" car, for the 40th anniversary of the movie, at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, California. AFP / VALERIE MACON

  • Former US President Barack Obama (2nd L), Graca Machel (L), widow of former South African president and global icon Nelson Mandela, and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa (R) dance as South-Africamn singer Thandiswa Mazwai (2nd R) performs in Johannesburg. AFP / MARCO LONGARI

  • A crew member of NGO Proactiva Open Arms rescue boat embraces African migrant in central Mediterranean Sea. REUTERS/Juan Medina

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