Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • An unknown surfer wipes out during the Vans World Cup of Surfing at Backdoor Pipeline on the north shore of Oahu. AFP / Brian Bielmann

  • Iraqi demonstrators wearing protective gear rest amid clashes with security forces in the capital Baghdad's al-Rasheed street near al-Ahrar bridge during ongoing anti-government demonstrations. AFP / AHMAD AL-RUBAYE

  • A man begins to rebuild his home after it was destroyed by floodwater in Yusuf Batir refugee camp in Maban, South Sudan. AFP / Alex McBride

  • Women stand atop destroyed family house of Palestinian Asafra after it was demolished by Israeli forces, in Biet Kahel in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. REUTERS/Mussa Qawasma

  • Demonstrators kiss in front of a burning barricade during a protest against Chile's government, in Santiago, Chile. REUTERS/Pablo Sanhueza

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