Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • Palestinians look at Omar Abu Laila family house after it was blown up by Israeli forces in the West Bank village of al-Zawiya. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)

  • Riders compete in the playoffs of the "Mondial du Vent" kitesurf event in the French Mediterranean resort city of Port-Leucate. AFP / RAYMOND ROIG

  • Indigenous men paint their faces as they camp outside the National Congress building to protest in Brasilia, Brazil. AFP / CARL DE SOUZA

  • A member of the Papal Swiss Guard stands amongst flowers during Pope Francis' weekly general audience at St. Peter's Square in The Vatican. AFP / VINCENZO PINTO

  • North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un leaves a carriage after arriving at the border station of Khasan, Primorsky Krai region, Russia. (Alexander Safronov/Press Office of the Primorye Territory Administration via AP)

  • An artisanal miner climbs out of a gold mine with a bag of rocks broken off from inside the mining pit at the unlicensed mining site of Nsuaem Top in Ghana. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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