Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • Melissa Kabore, 4, jumps over a puddle in Pissy informal granite quarry, since schools closed amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. REUTERS / Anne Mimault

  • A street vendor walks away with her mannequin during a police operation to evict a group of street vendors who came out to sell their products, ignoring lockdown measures to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, in La Victoria district, in Lima, Peru. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

  • Merlin Coles, 3, watches the horse racing from Royal Ascot on TV at his home - Bere Regis, Britain. REUTERS/Paul Childs

  • A statue from the Richmond Howitzers Monument, erected in 1892 to commemorate a Confederate artillery unit, lies after being toppled by protesters against racial inequality overnight in Richmond, Virginia. REUTERS/Jay Paul

  • A park ranger moves Diego, a chelonidis hoodensis turtle, to the area called Las Tunas, 2.5 km off the coast of Espanola Island in the Galapagos archipelago, Ecuador. AFP / Parque Nacional Galلpagos

  • Ducks are seen in a deserted residential area after the area was sealed by the authorities in Lahore as the COVID-19 coronavirus cases continue to rise. AFP / Arif ALI

  • Activists from the Extinction Rebellion movement block a street outside the German Automobile industry association (VDA) during a protest in Berlin. AFP / Tobias SCHWARZ

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