Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • Skiers take part in the Skicolor event where they are sprayed with biodegradable color powders as part of carnival celebrations in the alpine resort of La Tzoumaz, Switzerland. (Valentin Flauraud/Keystone via AP)

  • Dancers dressed as bears of Diablada Autentica group perform during the carnival parade in Oruro, Bolivia. REUTERS/David Mercado

  • A supporter of U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders holds a Sanders doll during the first campaign rally after the Nevada Caucus in the Abraham Chavez Theatre in El Paso, Texas. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

  • A reveler jumps on the mud during the "Bloco da Lama", a mud carnival party, in Paraty, Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil. AFP / DANIEL RAMALHO

  • British boxer Tyson Fury slams a right to the head of US boxer Deontay Wilder during their World Boxing Council Heavyweight Championship Title boxing match at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. AFP / John Gurzinski

  • Flamingos fly over water off the Greek island of Samos. AFP / ARIS MESSINIS

  • A dancer from the Rosas de Ouro samba school performs during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

  • Syrians salvage some of their belongings from the rubble of houses as they prepare to flee the town of Atareb in the rebel-held western countryside of Syria's Aleppo province. AFP / Nayef Al Aboud

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