Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • French skipper Lalou Roucayrol gesturing on the hull of his capsized multihull "Arkema" during the Route du Rhum solo sailing race, off Guadeloupe island, French West Indies. AFP PHOTO / MARINE NATIONALE

  • Angel, a 13-year-old migrant from Honduras, part of a caravan of thousands from Central America trying to reach the U.S., looks towards the United States past the border fence in Tijuana, Mexico. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

  • Migrants, part of a caravan of thousands trying to reach the U.S., sit on top of the border fence between Mexico and the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico. REUTERS/Jorge Duenes

  • Parliament member Johnston Fernando who is backing newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa throws a chair at police who are there to protect parliament speaker Karu Jayasuriya during a parliament session in Colombo, Sri Lanka. REUTERS

  • Rohingya refugee children play with a swing at Balukhali camp in Cox Bazar, Bangladesh. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

  • An exhausted llama lays in a partially burned field in Paradise, California. AFP / Josh Edelson

  • Some revellers run away from a huge firework explosion from a hot-air ballon during the Tazaungdaing Lighting Festival at Taunggyi in Myanmar's northeastern Shan State. AFP / Ye Aung Thu

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