Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • A demonstrator plays the drum as a police vehicle uses a water cannon during an anti-government protest in Santiago, Chile. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

  • Firefighters work to control flames from a backfire during the Maria fire in Santa Paula, California. AFP/Josh Edelson

  • A security officer steps on burning debris amidst tear gas during a protest in La Paz, Bolivia. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

  • A woman holds up what the Chris Steaks & Burgers restaurant says is Thailand's biggest burger weighing more than 6 kilograms, before a competition held to eat it at the restaurant in Bangkok. REUTERS/Jiraporn Kuhakan

  • A wild elephant stops a car on a road at Khao Yai National Park in Thailand's Nakhon Ratchasima province. AFP/Pratya CHUTIPASKUL

  • People gather to watch "The dragon of Calais" performance by "La Machine" company in Calais, northern France. AFP/FRANCOIS LO PRESTI

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