Day in Photos

    • Young people from around the world dance with a nun at the market square in Krakow, Poland, ahead of the official opening of the World Youth Day, with the participation of Pope Francis.
    • A tourist looks at a fountain at the Atomium in Brussels, Belgium.
    • Hooded Police officers conduct a search in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, Normandy, France, following an attack on a church that left a priest dead. Two attackers invaded a church during morning Mass near the Normandy city of Rouen, killing an 84-year-old priest by slitting his throat and taking hostages before being shot and killed by police, French officials said.
    • A hillside erupts in flame as a raging wildfire burns in Placerita Canyon in Santa Clarita, California, July 25, 2016.
    • Indian schoolchildren hold masks bearing the image of former Indian president A.P.J Kalam ahead of the first anniversary of his death during a remembrance event at a school in Chennai.
    • Supporters of Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT) react as they listen to him during the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 25, 2016.
    • Men transport a casualty at a site hit by airstrikes in the rebel held Douma neighborhood of Damascus, Syria, July 25, 2016.
    • Solar Impulse 2, the solar powered plane, piloted by Swiss pioneer Bertrand Piccard, is seen before landing in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, to finish the first around the world flight.
    • This frame grab from Australian Broadcasting Corporation's (ABC) Four Corners program broadcast on July 25, 2016, allegedly shows a teenage boy hooded and strapped into a chair at a youth detention center in the Northern Territory city of Darwin. The Australian government ordered an inquiry after graphic evidence emerged of prison guards assaulting teenage boys, with one shown hooded and shackled in scenes likened to Guantanamo Bay.
    • A DC-10 fire fighting aircraft makes a retardant drop as fire fighters continue to battle the so-called Sand Fire in the Angeles National Forest near Los Angeles, California, July 25, 2016.
    • A forest guard keeps vigil at the flooded Kaziranga National Park, east of Gauhati, northeastern Assam state, India.
    • An aerial view shows people strolling through a crop circle on a field near Mammendorf, southern Germany.
    • Sama Dizayee from VOA Kurdish Service took this picture during the lightening from her building's rooftop on SW Waterfront in D.C., July 25, 2016.
    • Children take shelter under a tree as it rains in New Delhi, India.
    • A man falls off a bridge while tidal waves approaching him, on the banks of Qiantang River in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China, July 25, 2016.
    • Belgian scientists Marjolein Vanoppen and Sebastiaan Derese (R) demonstrate the use of a machine that turns urine into drinkable water and fertilizer using solar energy, at the University of Ghent, Belgium.

    July 26, 2016

    Published July 26, 2016

    A look at the best news photos from around the world.

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