Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • A base jumper leaps from the 300-metre high skydeck of Malaysia's landmark Kuala Lumpur Tower against the backdrop of the city's skyline in Kuala Lumpur during the annual International KL Tower Base-Jump event. AFP / Manan VATSYAYANA

  • Mercedes' Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas steers his car during the qualifying session for the Formula One Russian Grand Prix at the Sochi Autodrom circuit in Sochoi. AFP / ANDREJ ISAKOVIC

  • Participants dressed in traditional attire pose during rehearsals for Garba, a folk dance, ahead of Navratri, a festival during which devotees worship the Hindu goddess Durga and youths dance in traditional costumes, in Ahmedabad. REUTERS/Amit Dave

  • A model wears a creation for Thom Browne Spring/Summer 2019 ready-to-wear fashion collection presented in Paris. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

  • The pack passes by the mountains during the men's road race at the Road Cycling World Championships in Innsbruck, Austria. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)

  • Relatives of Mohammed al-Houm, 14, who was killed during a protest along the Israel-Gaza border fence, mourn during his funeral in the Bureij refugee camp, in central Gaza. AFP / Anas BABA

  • Residents trying to salvage belongings from their homes which collapsed after an earthquake and tsunami hit Palu on Sulawesi island. AFP / MUHAMMAD RIFKI

  • Catalan regional police 'Mossos D'Esquadra' officers clash with separatist protesters during a counter-protest against a demonstration in support of Spanish police in Barcelona. AFP / Pau Barrena

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