The best images of the day from the sunrise in Brazil to sunset in Russia. – Photos by AFP and AP

Shar Pei dog Cleopatra breast-feeding one of the two adopted tiger cubs in the Russia
Shar Pei dog Cleopatra breast-feeding one of the two adopted tiger cubs in the Russia's Black Sea resort of Sochi, on June 29, 2012. The two cubs, named Clyopa and Plyusha, were born late last month in Sochi zoo and adopted by their new mum. ? Photo by AFPShar Pei dog Cleopatra breast-feeding one of the two adopted tiger cubs in the Russia's Black Sea resort of Sochi, on June 29, 2012. The two cubs, named Clyopa and Plyusha, were born late last month in Sochi zoo and adopted by their new mum. ? Photo by AFP
A view of a burnt house with smoke billowing in the background after the passage of a wildfire in Yatova, near Valencia on June 30, 2012. A forest fire in eastern Spain forced 700 people to evacuate their homes and indirectly caused a brief power cut at a nuclear plant, authorities said. The fire had burned 10 square kilometres of land in the Valencia region. ? Photo by AFP
A view of a burnt house with smoke billowing in the background after the passage of a wildfire in Yatova, near Valencia on June 30, 2012. A forest fire in eastern Spain forced 700 people to evacuate their homes and indirectly caused a brief power cut at a nuclear plant, authorities said. The fire had burned 10 square kilometres of land in the Valencia region. ? Photo by AFP
Afghan children stand on a rooftop to watch soldiers from 3rd Platoon, Dagger Company of the 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment during a patrol through the village of Sandray in the Pech River Valley of Afghanistan
Afghan children stand on a rooftop to watch soldiers from 3rd Platoon, Dagger Company of the 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment during a patrol through the village of Sandray in the Pech River Valley of Afghanistan's Kunar Province. ? Photo by AFP
This photo shows a silhoutte of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton boarding her plane following a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Saint Petersburg. ? Photo by AFP
This photo shows a silhoutte of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton boarding her plane following a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Saint Petersburg. ? Photo by AFP
A stunt rider of Red Bull X-Fighters, silhouetted against the sun, performs during a show in New Delhi, India. ? Photo by AP
A stunt rider of Red Bull X-Fighters, silhouetted against the sun, performs during a show in New Delhi, India. ? Photo by AP
A Kashmiri Muslim woman prays inside the damaged Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jeelani shrine after it was opened to the public in Srinagar. ? Photo by AP
A Kashmiri Muslim woman prays inside the damaged Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jeelani shrine after it was opened to the public in Srinagar. ? Photo by AP
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil at sunrise. ? Photo by AFP
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil at sunrise. ? Photo by AFP
A Russian T-80 tank is driven at a firing ground during a demonstration show, part of the "Engineering Technologies 2012" forum, in Zhukovsky outside Moscow. ? Photo by Reuters
A Russian T-80 tank is driven at a firing ground during a demonstration show, part of the "Engineering Technologies 2012" forum, in Zhukovsky outside Moscow. ? Photo by Reuters
France
France's Samuel Coco-Viloin prerpares before the men's 110 m hurdles qualifications at the 2012 European Athletics Championships at the Olympic Stadium in Helsinki. ? Photo by AFP
A handout image released by the Syrian opposition
A handout image released by the Syrian opposition's Shaam News Network allegedly shows a member of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) holding a gun as he walks in the restive central city of Homs? Photo by AFP

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