Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • A Muslim girl offers an Eid al-Adha prayer at a mosque in Chennai, India. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

  • Tourists riding camels in the desert in Dunhuang in China's northwestern Gansu province. AFP / STR

  • A Hong Kong policeman falls backwards as they scuffle with pro-democracy protesters during ongoing demonstrations at Hong Kong's International Airport. AFP / Manan VATSYAYANA

  • Revellers take part in the "Pirata Abordaia" (Pirate boarding) Festival in the Spanish Basque city of San Sebastian. AFP / ANDER GILLENEA

  • A boy competes in mutton busting at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

  • Firefighters try to extinguish flames outside a house in Agrilitsa village on the Greek island of Evia. (Dimitris Kapadais/InTime News via AP)

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