Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • Syrian Arab and Kurdish civilians arrive to Tall Tamr town, in the Syrian northwestern Hasakeh province, after fleeing Turkish bombardment on the northeastern towns along the Turkish border. AFP / Delil SOULEIMAN

  • Smoke rises from the Syrian town of Tal Abyad, in a picture taken from the Turkish side of the border where a pigeon is seen in Akcakale on the second day of Turkey's military operation against Kurdish forces. AFP / BULENT KILIC

  • Indigenous people participate in a protest against Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno's austerity measures in Quito, Ecuador. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

  • Australian surfer Ryan Callinan competes in the quarterfinals during the men's championship tour ninth stage of the World Surf League (Quiksilver Pro France 2019) in Capbreton, southwestern France. AFP / GAIZKA IROZ

  • A time exposure shows embers from Saddleridge Fire blown by the wind in the Porter Ranch section of Los Angeles, California. AFP / DAVID MCNEW

  • USA's Simone Biles performs on the uneven bars during the women‘s all-around final at the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships at the Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle in Stuttgart. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

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