Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • A balloon flies over rooftops in Bristol during the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta in southwest England, Britain. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

  • A supporter of opposition leader Raila Odinga holds a metal box on which "No Baba, No Work" is written, referring to Odinga, during demonstrations in the Kawangware slum of Nairobi, Kenya. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

  • A couple dressed in traditional 'chulapo' attire, typical in Madrid, dance as they take part in a religious procession during festivities in honor of local patron San Lorenzo, Saint Lawrence, in Madrid. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

  • A worker lifts up tiles during a bodybuilding contest for tile factory workers as part of celebrating Indonesia Independence day at Jatiwangi village in Majalengka, Indonesia West Java province. REUTERS/Beawiharta

  • Pupils sit on the World War II remnants of a torpedo at Asan Memorial Park on the island of Guam, a U.S. Pacific Territory. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

  • An Indian artist works on eco-friendly figures of Hindu God, Lord Ganesh made with mud, jute and bamboo at a workshop on the outskirts of Hyderabad. AFP/NOAH SEELAM

  • A member of the Colombian antinarcotics police, stands guard beside a one-ton shipment of cocaine seized to the country's biggest drug gang, the Gulf Clan, in a container with destination to Europe in Buenaventura. AFP/Raul Arboleda

  • The body of a Syrian child who was reportedly killed during regime shellings in the rebel-controlled town of Hamouria, on the outskirts of the capital Damascus, lying in his home kitchen prior to being prepared for funeral and burial. AFP/ABDULMONAM EASSA

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