Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • A boat carrying migrants stranded in the Strait of Gibraltar before being rescued by the Spanish Guardia Civil and the Salvamento Maritimo sea search and rescue agency. AFP / Marcos Moreno

  • Police officers detain a young man during a protest rally against planned increases to the nationwide pension age in Saint Petersburg. AFP / Olga MALTSEVA

  • A fan waits next to cows grazing near the Lakes of Covadonga during the 15th stage of the 73rd edition of "La Vuelta" Tour of Spain cycling race, a 178.2 km route from Ribera de Arriba to Lakes of Covadonga near Cangas de Onis. AFP / MIGUEL RIOPA

  • Oil glows of a member of the Sri Lankan coast guard as he removes oil from a beach after an oil spill in Uswetakeiyawa, Sri Lanka. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

  • Children react after competing in a pedal car race as motoring enthusiasts attend the Goodwood Revival, a three day classic car racing festival celebrating the mid-twentieth century heyday of the sport, at Goodwood in southern Britain. REUTERS/Toby Melville

  • A model poses for a portrait backstage before the Rodarte Spring/Summer 2019 collection during New York Fashion Week in the Manhattan borough of New York City, U.S.. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

  • North Korean students take part in a torch light march held in conjunction with the 70th anniversary of North Korea's founding day celebrations in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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