Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • A firefighter monitors the progression of a wildfire at Amendoa in Macao, central Portugal. AFP / PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA

  • A speedboat and a helicopter of the Iran's Revolutionary Guard move around a British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero which was seized on Friday by the Guard, in the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas. (Hasan Shirvani/Mizan News Agency via AP)

  • A US flag flies overhead as people enjoy the Astoria Pool on a hot afternoon in the borough of Queens, New York City. AFP / Johannes EISELE

  • Stranded whales lie on the beach in Snaefellsnes peninsula, Iceland. Reykjavik Helicopters/via REUTERS

  • Harry White, of Orillia, Canada, performs in Pogopalooza, The World Championships of Pogo in Wilkinsburg, Pa. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

  • Water buffaloes participate in a race in Chonburi. AFP / Lillian SUWANRUMPHA

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