Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • China's Zhang Yufei competes in a women's 200m butterfly semi-final during the swimming competition at the 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest. AFP/Martin BUREAU

  • Assateague wild ponies make their way out of the Assateague Channel during the annual Chincoteague Island Pony Swim in Chincoteague Island, Virginia. AFP/JIM WATSON

  • A man holds smoke bombs during a protest by Spanish taxi drivers unions in Madrid. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

  • People walk along a beach near Barbate, during sunset in Cadiz, south of Spain. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

  • Anti-government protesters run from advancing Venezuelan Bolivarian National Guard officers on the first day of a 48-hour general strike in protest of government plans to rewrite the constitution, in Caracas, Venezuela. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

  • An anti-government activist prepares to throw a Molotov cocktail at members of the National Guard during a 48-hour general strike called by the opposition, in Caracas. AFP/Ronaldo SCHEMIDT

  • German tourists, one wearing a keffiyeh prepare to take selfies in front of the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem's Old City July. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

  • Miniature agricultural figures are seen on a window of a cottage overlooking farmland in Shropshire, central England, Britain. REUTERS/Toby Melville

  • A participant dressed as both Putin and Trump attends a protest against Trump's announcement that he plans to reinstate a ban on transgender individuals from serving in any capacity in the U.S. military, in Times Square, in New York City. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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