Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • A winegrower burns a bale of straw in the vineyards to protect them from frost as the sun rises at the heart of the Vouvray vineyard in Touraine. AFP / GUILLAUME SOUVANT

  • Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill and Orthodox believers release white doves after a mass marking the Holiday of Annunciation in front of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow. AFP / Dimitar DILKOFF

  • A Basil Twist's puppeteer sits with a sheep puppet prior to a New York Philharmonic performance at Hearst Plaza at Lincoln Center as part of Lincoln Center as part of Lincoln Center's Restart Stages in New York City. AFP / Angela Weiss

  • Elderly people play mahjong in Beijing, China. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

  • Flavio Falcone, a psychiatrist, talks to homeless people in an area known as "cracolandia," or crackland, a dangerous wasteland of about eight blocks in the historic center of Sao Paulo, Brazil. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

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