Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • Swiss Lara Gut-Behrami competes in the Women's Giant Slalom event at the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italian Alps. AFP / Fabrice COFFRINI

  • A man walks near the Dome of the Rock Mosque in the Al Aqsa Mosque compound during a snowy morning in Jerusalem's Old City. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)

  • Serbia's Novak Djokovic hits a return against Russia's Aslan Karatsev during their men's singles semi-final match match on day eleven of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne. AFP / William WEST

  • Farmers block railway tracks during a four-hour rail blockade as they continue their protest against the central government's recent agricultural reforms, at a railway station in Amritsar. AFP / NARINDER NANU

  • A man walks past a huge pile of snow collected from Red Square at Moscow's Vasilyevsky Spusk, with the Kremlin's Spasskaya Tower and St. Basil's cathedral in the background, during a frosty day after a number of heavy snowfalls. AFP / Yuri KADOBNOV

  • A woman reacts at the Maidan activists memorial also called the "Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred", referring to the people killed during the anti-government demonstration of 2014, in Kiev. AFP / GENYA SAVILOV

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