Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • Children wait for a ride on the side of the road, as a caravan of Central Americans continues its slow march toward the U.S. border, near Tapanatepec, Mexico. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

  • Migrants cross the Suchiate River from Tecun Uman in Guatemala to Ciudad Hidalgo in Mexico, after a security fence on the international bridge was reinforced. AFP / Johan ORDONEZ

  • Palestinian protesters protect their faces from tear gas fired by Israeli troops during a demonstration on the beach near the maritime border with Israel, in Beit Lahia in the northern Gaza Strip. AFP / MAHMUD HAMS

  • A hooded youth prepares to throw a petrol bomb during clashes with riot police as Greek students demonstrate against a draft bill changing university entrance requirements in Athens, Greece. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

  • Chairs float on the flooded St. Mark Square during a high-water (Acqua Alta) alert in Venice. AFP / Miguel MEDINA

  • Steve Johnson of the US smashes his racket as he reacts during his men's single first round tennis match against Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut, at the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 indoor tennis tournament at The AccorHotels Arena in Paris. AFP / Anne-Christine POUJOULAT

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