Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • Secondary school students cover their right eye as they hold up their phone torches while attending a rally at Edinburgh Place in Hong Kong. AFP / Anthony WALLACE

  • Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson (R) places his foot on the table during a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron (L) at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France. AFP / POOL / Christophe PETIT TESSON

  • A vendor sits as she sells models of the Hindu deity Krishna on display at a roadside ahead of the 'Janmashtami' festival in Chennai. AFP / ARUN SANKAR

  • A youth smiles in the northern Syrian city of Raqa, the former Syrian capital of the Islamic State (IS) group. AFP / Delil SOULEIMAN

  • TOPSHOT - A Palestinian demonstrator runs past a tear gas canister launched by Israeli forces during a protest in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails near Israel's Ofer Prison in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on August 22, 2019. / AFP / ABBAS MOMANI

  • A sunflower field burned by the sun near Uzes, in the Gard department. AFP / Pascal GUYOT

  • Vitor Mazara, 29, walks on a highline attached to 14-story unfinished buildings in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

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