Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • An Afghan child walks near military uniforms as he with elders wait to leave the Kabul airport in Kabul after a stunningly swift end to Afghanistan's 20-year war, as thousands of people mobbed the city's airport trying to flee the group's feared hardline brand of Islamist rule. (Photo by Wakil Kohsar / AFP)

  • A firefighter uses a water hose to extinguish a fire in the village of Markati, near Athens. (Photo by Angelos Tzortzinis / AFP)

  • A helicopter drops water as fires rage in Navalmoral de la Sierra near Avila at center of Spain. (Photo by CESAR MANSO / AFP)

  • Taliban fighters stand guard along a street at the Massoud Square in Kabul. (Photo by Wakil Kohsar / AFP)

  • Extinction Rebellion activists walk past the Brandenburg Gate as they take part in a protest to demand actions against climate change, in Berlin, Germany. REUTERS/Annegret Hilse

  • Relatives mourn during the funeral of Palestinian Saleh Ammar, who was killed with others by Israeli forces during clashes at an Israeli raid, according to a local official, in Jenin, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

  • Antelopes are seen at the Maasai Mara National Reserve in Narok County, Kenya. REUTERS/Monicah Mwangi

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