Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • People cool off at a lake in Haltern am See, western Germany as temperatures topped 38 degrees Celsius. AFP / Ina Fassbender

  • Papua New Guinea's Mount Ulawun volcano spewing lava. AFP PHOTO / CRAIG POWELL / NIUGINI HELICOPTERS

  • An elderly couple swim past a model boat at the Schwarzachtalsee lake in Ertingen, southern Germany. AFP / dpa / Thomas Warnack

  • A scavenger collects plastic waste for recycling on the Citarum river choked with garbage and industrial waste, in Bandung, West Java province. AFP / Timur Matahari

  • A child is seen on a street flooded by the rising Rio Solimoes, one of the two main branches of the Amazon River, in Anama, Amazonas state, Brazil. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

  • People cool off in an urban beach at Madrid Rio park in Madrid. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

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