Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • A member of the National Circus Foundation of Venezuela takes part in the general rehearsal before the performance to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the battle of Carabobo, at the Teresa Carreno theater in Caracas, Venezuela. (AP Photo/Matias Delacroix)

  • A boy and a baby are seen after the eviction of a settlement of homeless people set up during the Covid-19 pandemic in land owned by the Brazilian Oil Company Petrobras, in Itaguai, Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil. AFP / MAURO PIMENTEL

  • A Soyuz-2.1b rocket booster with 36 UK OneWeb satellites blasting off from the Vostochny cosmodrome outside the city of Uglegorsk, about 200 kilometres from the city of Blagoveshchensk, in the far eastern region of Amur. AFP PHOTO / Russian space agency Roscosmos

  • Women demonstrators clash with Turkish police as they protest against Turkey's decision to withdraw from the Istanbul Convention, in Istanbul. AFP / Yasin AKGUL

  • Firefighters head towards the Lava fire as it sends huge ash plumes into the sky in Weed, California. AFP / JOSH EDELSON

  • A girl looks on while carrying her belongins as riot police stand guard as they attempt to repossess a land of Brazilian oil company Petrobras in Itaguai near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

  • Norway's Karsten Warholm celebrates after running 46.70 seconds to set a new men's 400m hurdles world record at the Diamond League meeting in Oslo, Norway. (Fredrik Hagen, NTB via AP)

  • Megan Thee Stallion performs at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

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