Pictures of the Day

A collection of today’s best photos from around the world.

Artists of the Eoloh circus perform during a rehearsal for the Nuevo Teatro Alcala in Madrid, June 18, 2013. AFP PHOTO/JAVIER SORIANO/AFP/Getty Images

Artists of the Eoloh circus perform during a rehearsal for the Nuevo Teatro Alcala in Madrid, June 18, 2013. AFP PHOTO/JAVIER SORIANO/AFP/Getty Images

  • A vegetable vendor shields himself from the rain while selling his wares at a market during the monsoon rains in Mumbai, India, June 18, 2013. The rains are at least twice as heavy as usual in northwest and central India, as the June-September monsoon spreads north, covering the entire country a month earlier than usual. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash
  • Hot air balloons fly across Qiongzhou Strait in Haikou, south China's Hainan province, during the H1 China Hot Air Balloon Challenge, June 18, 2013. Fifteen balloons flew over the strait in 2.5 hours and succeeded in landing on Leizhou Peninsula in Hainan. AFP/Getty Images
  • Attendees of the Royal Ascot horse racing festival in Ascot, England, pose for photographs on the first day of the festival, June 18, 2013. Horse racing started at the famous Berkshire course in 1711.  REUTERS/Darren Staples
  • A visitor is silhouetted as he walks past bottles of wine displayed at Vinexpo, the world's largest wine fair, in Bordeaux, France, June 18, 2013.  REUTERS/Regis Duvignau
  • Artists of the Eoloh circus perform during a rehearsal for the Nuevo Teatro Alcala in Madrid, June 18, 2013. AFP PHOTO/JAVIER SORIANO/AFP/Getty Images
  • People took to the parks to enjoy the warm day in Brussels, Belgium, June 18, 2013. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
  • Spain's Thiago Alcantara, left, Marc Bartra, center, and Isco celebrate after a goal against Italy during the European Under-21 Championship final soccer match at Teddy Kollek Stadium in Jerusalem, June 18, 2013. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
  • Protesters wearing knitted balaclavas protest near the G8 Summit at Lough Erne Resort in Enniskillenin,Northern Ireland, June 17, 2013. The G8 summit of leading industrial nations kicked off in Northern Ireland with Western leaders, upping pressure on Russia over its support for Syria's regime. AFP PHOTO/PETER MUHLY
  • Soldiers take part in the annual procession for members of the Order of the Garter at Windsor Castle, in Berkshire, west of London, June 17, 2013. The Queen was joined by members of the royal family for the annual Order of the Garter service, which is the pinnacle of the UK honors system, with the appointments of Knights of the Garter. AFP PHOTO/POOL/WILL OLIVER/AFP/Getty Images

 

 

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