Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • Two girls carr an inflatable flamingo into the Baltic Sea in Rerik, eastern Germany. A heatwave struck large parts of Europe. (Jens Buettner/dpa via AP)

  • A dancer performs during a ceremony marking one year before the start of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. AFP / Behrouz MEHRI

  • Models present creations by Fashion Design students from the Pontificia Bolivariana University during Medellin Fashion Week in Medellin, Colombia. AFP / JOAQUIN SARMIENTO

  • A fisherman sits on a bank of the Yenisei River in the Siberian Taiga area shrouded in smoke from wildfire, outside the Siberian village of Sizaya in Krasnoyarsk region. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

  • Franky Zapata, "Le Rocketman", a 40-year-old inventor, performs a training flight over the Saint Inglevert airport near Calais, Northern France. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)

  • Gold medalist Gary Hunt of Britain dives during the men's high diving competition at the World Swimming Championships in Gwangju, South Korea. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

  • Children stand among roadblocks in the Kilijiwe district of northern Goma, in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. AFP / ALEXIS HUGUET

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