Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • The sun rises behind a bank of cloud on the Greek island of Sifnos. AFP / LOUISA GOULIAMAKI

  • The Soyuz MS-08 space capsule carrying the International Space Station (ISS) crew of NASA astronauts Andrew Feustel and Richard Arnold and Roscosmos cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev lands in a remote area outside the town of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan. AFP / POOL / Maxim SHIPENKOV

  • An employee poses by a plastinated body playing tennis on show at the opening of the Body Worlds museum in London. AFP / Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS

  • Zoo staff gather as a female elephant named Noor Jahan eats cake on the occassion of her 14th birthday celebration at the Zoological Garden in Karachi, Pakistan. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

  • A Chihuahua dressed as Elizabeth Taylor in the movie "Cleopatra" poses with its owner during an event held ahead of World Animal Day celebrations at Eastwood City Walk of Fame in Quezon City, Metro Manila. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

  • A father gives water to his malnourished daughter at a feeding center in a hospital in Hodeida, Yemen. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

  • A crocodile has been trapped inside a rubber tire along a river's edge by a massive earthquake and tsunami that hit Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

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