Pictures of the day: August 24, 2019

10 photos from around the world


AFP/REUTERS August 24, 2019
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A display stands in the 'Counterculture Revolution' room in the 'Weed maps Museum of Weed'. PHOTO: AFP A display stands in the 'Counterculture Revolution' room in the 'Weedmaps Museum of Weed'. PHOTO: AFP

A policeman in riot gear pushes a protester aside in Hong Kong's Kowloon Bay. PHOTO: AFP A policeman in riot gear pushes a protester aside in Hong Kong's Kowloon Bay. PHOTO: AFP

Aerial picture showing a fire in a piece of land in the Amazon rainforest, about 65 km from Porto Velho, in the state of Rondonia, in northern Brazil. PHOTO: AFP Aerial picture showing a fire in a piece of land in the Amazon rainforest, about 65 km from Porto Velho, in the state of Rondonia, in northern Brazil. PHOTO: AFP

A woman throws a tire to a bonfire during a roadblock by students and health workers protesting to demand the resignation of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez for his alleged links with drug trafficking. PHOTO: AFP A woman throws a tire to a bonfire during a roadblock by students and health workers protesting to demand the resignation of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez for his alleged links with drug trafficking. PHOTO: AFP

Demonstrators hold a banner reading 'We will get out of this darkness all together' during a protest against the replacement of Kurdish mayors with state officials in three cities. PHOTO: AFP Demonstrators hold a banner reading 'We will get out of this darkness all together' during a protest against the replacement of Kurdish mayors with state officials in three cities. PHOTO: AFP

A migrant boy plays at the Temporary Station of Humanitarian Assistance (ETAH) in the village of La Penita, Darien Province, Panama. PHOTO: AFP A migrant boy plays at the Temporary Station of Humanitarian Assistance (ETAH) in the village of La Penita, Darien Province, Panama. PHOTO: AFP

Fireworks burst over Saint Basil's Cathedral during the Fireworks burst over Saint Basil's Cathedral during the "Spasskaya Tower" international military music festival at the Red Square in Moscow. PHOTO: AFP

Protesters hold cutout portraits of Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and French President Emmanuel Macron during an anti-G7 protest march on the French-Spanish border. PHOTO: Reuters Protesters hold cutout portraits of Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and French President Emmanuel Macron during an anti-G7 protest march on the French-Spanish border. PHOTO: Reuters

Flamingos are pictured in an enclosure at Pairi Daiza wildlife park, a zoo and botanical garden in Brugelette, Belgium. PHOTO: Reuters Flamingos are pictured in an enclosure at Pairi Daiza wildlife park, a zoo and botanical garden in Brugelette, Belgium. PHOTO: Reuters

A group of indigenous people attend a protest outside the Brazilian embassy due to the wildfires in the Amazon rainforest, in Bogota. PHOTO: Reuters A group of indigenous people attend a protest outside the Brazilian embassy due to the wildfires in the Amazon rainforest, in Bogota. PHOTO: Reuters

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