Gallery
Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • A Palestinian demonstrator stands amidst smoke from burn tires during a protest against the tension in Jerusalem and the Israeli-Gaza fighting, in the occupied West Bank, near the settlement of Beit El next to Ramallah. / AFP / ABBAS MOMANI

  • Israeli soldiers fire a 155mm self-propelled howitzer towards the Gaza Strip from their position along the border with the Palestinian enclave. AFP / EMMANUEL DUNAND

  • The owner of the zoo Pierre Thivillon kisses a chimpanzee at the zoological park of Saint-Martin-la-Plaine, two days ahead of its reopening. AFP / JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK

  • Russia's Kliment Kolesnikov (L) reacts after breaking a world record in a semi-final of the the Men’s 50m Backstroke Swimming event during the LEN European Aquatics Championships at the Duna Arena in Budapest. AFP / Tobias SCHWARZ

  • Aquarist Jeremy Simmons is watched by Marcelo Noone-Taylor as he plants corals rescued from illegal trading, in a seven-metre-long reef tank ahead of ZSL London Zoo?s reopening of indoor exhibits in London. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

  • Rescuers carry Suzy Eshkuntana, 6, as they pull her from the rubble of a building at the site of Israeli air strikes, in Gaza City. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Your feedback is important to us!

We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.

Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.

comments powered by Disqus