Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • Migrants take cover behind a wooden board as Greek police uses water cannons to block them trying to break fences in the Turkey-Greece border province of Edirne. AFP / BULENT KILIC

  • A boy is rescued from the rubble of a collapsed hotel in Quanzhou, in China's eastern Fujian province. AFP / STR

  • Demonstrators clash with riot police during a protest against Chilean President Sebastian Pinera's government in Santiago. AFP / Martin BERNETTI

  • Migrants, intercepted off the coast in the Mediterranean Sea, wait to disembark from a rescue boat at the port of Malaga, southern Spain. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

  • An anti-government protester throws a stone towards security forces during clashes in Baghdad, Iraq. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)

  • People dressed as Smurfs, a Belgian comic franchise centered on a fictional colony of small, blue, human-like creatures who live in mushroom-shaped houses in the forest, attend a world record gathering of Smurfs in Landerneau, western France. AFP / Damien MEYER

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