Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • Filipino artist Leeroy New poses with a makeshift mask he designed with recycled materials in his studio in Quezon City, Metro Manila. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

  • A youth poses while holding two fishes before his face in Iraq's southern port city of al-Faw, 90 kilometres south of Basra near the Shatt al-Arab and the Gulf. AFP / Hussein FALEH

  • Cloud iridescence, an optical phenomenon where light is diffracted through water droplets, is pictured at the edge of clouds before a summer thunderstorm over Bangkok. AFP / Alex OGLE

  • Families of Islamist detainees protest outside the UNESCO Palace as the Parliament convenes in Beirut. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • Maricela Perez member of the indigenous Otomi ethnic group wearing a face mask as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19, poses for a picture with a craft doll, in Mexico City. AFP / CLAUDIO CRUZ

  • A woman holds her inhaler and leans on another person after being sprayed with mace by police officers during a protest near the Minneapolis Police third precinct in Minneapolis, Minnesota. REUTERS/Eric Miller

  • A adult thrush feeds a demanding fledgling in the forest in outskirts of Minsk, Belarus. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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