In Pictures

Day in pictures: 22 August 2014

A selection of images from around the world taken over the past 24 hours.

A mother, Anastasia, is reunited with her son Daniel after he crossed the border from Donetsk, Ukraine, into Russia.

A girl stands alone in the street in Eastern Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus which was the scene of a chemical weapon attack one year ago.

A Palestinian in Hebron, West Bank, pushes a tyre during a protest against the Israeli military operation in Gaza.

Clement Chevrier of France accepts kisses after defending the best young rider's jersey during stage four of the 2014 USA Pro Challenge in Colorado.

A six-storey high, 11-tonne rubber duck floats in Los Angeles harbour as part of the Festival of Tall Ships.

Yemenis pray during a protest against rises in the price of fuel in the capital Sanaa.

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton is doused with a bucket of ice-cold water as he takes part in a viral campaign to raise money and awareness for ALS sufferers.