Pictures of the Day

A selection of images from around the world- Wednesday July 4, 2012

  • A model of French designer Julien Fournie's show is dressed backstage by assistants during the Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2012-2013 collections presentations in Paris. AFP PHOTO/MARTIN BUREAU

  • A photographer tries to keep his balance as two bulls fight next to him during a bullfighting festival at Tucheng village in Gao'an, Guizhou province. REUTERS

  • Kids place their heads in the water fountains at Yards Park along the Anacostia River in SE Washington as they cool off during the punishing heat gripping the Nation's capital. REUTERS/Larry Downing

  • A model presents a creation by Lena Hoschek at the Berlin Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2013 in Berlin. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel stands as she is greeted by the Italian Prime Minister prior their meeting at Villa Madama in Rome. AFP PHOTO/GABRIEL BOUYS

  • A United States flag flies over a field during the Fanfare and Fireworks celebration at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Fla. (AP Photo/The Gainesville Sun, Matt Stamey)

  • Pakistanis watch Mohammed Iqbal, 41, riding his motorcycle around a circular vertical track, in an entertainment park in Islamabad, Pakistan. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

  • Supporters of female Russian punk band Pussy Riot sit locked inside a mock defendants cage outside a Moscow court to support the musicians during the hearings on the Pussy Riot case. AFP PHOTO/ANDREY SMIRNOV

  • A spotting plane flies over the Quail Fire above Alpine, Utah. (AP Photo/The Salt Lake Tribune, Steve Griffin)

  • A coal miner jumps over a barricade before clashes with riot civil guards in Cinera, near Leon, northern Spain. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso

  • A boy cries as he is circumcised by a doctor during a mass circumcision in Medan, located in Indonesia's North Sumatra province. REUTERS/Ronni Bintang

  • An opposition supporter climbs over the heads of riot police during a rally to protest against a Russian language bill passed by parliament, in Kiev. REUTERS/Anatolii Stepanov

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