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Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • People take pictures next to the sculpture "Umbrellas", by late Greek sculptor George Zongolopoulos, during a heavy snowfall in Thessaloniki. AFP / Sakis MITROLIDIS

  • An Asian Elephant plays with a Christmas tree decorated with pepper and other treats in its enclosure at the Tierpark zoo in Berlin. AFP / Tobias SCHWARZ

  • A surfer looks on at a wave while practicing for Da Hui Backdoor shootout at the Pipeline Masters on Oahu's North Shore, Hawaii. AFP PHOTO / BRIAN BIELMAN PHOTOGRAPHY

  • Revellers take part in the "Canto a la Tierra" parade during the Blacks and Whites Carnival in Pasto, Colombia, the largest festivity in the southwestern region of the country. AFP / Juan BARRETO

  • A couple walk between snowmen on Songhua River that displays 2019 snowmen as a part of annual ice festival, in the northern city of Harbin, Heilongjiang province, China. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

  • People play ice hockey on the frozen "Lac des Tailleres" lake (1040 meters above sea level) on the Jura mountain massif in La Brevine, Switzerland. (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP)

  • A stag bellows on a cold morning in Bushy Park, south west London as temperatures across parts of Britain dropped below freezing overnight. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

  • A migrant is being rescued with buoys and a rope, after he dived in the Mediterranean off Malta's coast from the Dutch-flagged Sea-Watch 3 rescue vessel, in a attempt to reach the shore by swimming. AFP / FEDERICO SCOPPA

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