Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • A man wades into Lake Geneva for a sunrise swim in Geneva. AFP / Fabrice COFFRINI

  • A woman walks by a statue by Colombian artist Fernando Botero bearing a pink ribbon as part of the breast cancer awareness month, as its is being reflected on a puddle in Medellin, Colombia. AFP / Joaquin SARMIENTO

  • A police marksman and his dog observes convicted killer Peter Madsen threatening police with detonating a bomb while attempting to break out of jail in Albertslund. AFP/Ritzau Scanpix/Nils Meilvang

  • Flood-affected residents search for their belongings in a flooded housing colony following heavy rains on the outskirts of Hyderabad. AFP / NOAH SEELAM

  • A demonstrator is detained by riot police during a protest against Chile's government in Valparaiso, Chile. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

  • Medical residents, who removed their clothes to protest against working conditions, take part on a protest during a strike in Barcelona, Spain. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

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