From a giant refugee puppet to the wrapping of the Arc De Triomphe - today's best photos

'The National' selects the most stunning pictures from around the world

Emirates flight EK205 passes over Gillette Stadium and past the Moon during the NFL match between New England Patriots and Miami Dolphins in Foxborough, Massachusetts.

A bee flies over a cosmos flower at a park in Seoul, South Korea.

Cowboys compete in a steer-wrestling competition at the Western Festival in St-Tite, Quebec, Canada.

Little Amal, a giant puppet depicting a young Syrian refugee girl, arrives in Rome, as part of a project called 'The Walk'. The 3.5-metre figure is trekking 8,000 kilometres across Europe to highlight the plight of child refugees, of which there are more than 13 million worldwide.

Workers begin the process of wrapping the Arc De Triomphe in silver-blue fabric in Paris. Once completed, 'L' Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped' project by artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude will be on display from September 18 to October 3. Bulgarian-born American artist Christo died in May 2020.

Images of the national flag and the flag of the Chinese Communist Party are created by corn and red peppers as farmers dry harvested products in Congjiang in south-western China.

Taliban fighters have taken over the glitzy Kabul mansion of one of their fiercest enemies, the warlord and fugitive ex-vice president Abdul Rashid Dostum. Here, a member of the Taliban visits the greenhouse garden at the house.

Peruvian Ministry of Health workers and former Mayor of Uros island Rita Subana (C), are spearheading a programme to immunise vulnerable members of the population who have not yet received Covid-19 vaccines at the floating island of Uros in Lake Titicaca.

Updated: September 13th 2021, 1:06 PM
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