Today's best photos: From Pamban island in India to volcano in Spain

'The National' selects the most stunning pictures from around the world over the past 24 hours

End of the road

People visit the south-eastern tip of Pamban Island in Tamil Nadu state, India.

Tango tournament

Sergio Almiron and Laly Torres dance while competing in the final round of the stage category during the Tango World Championship in Buenos Aires, Argentina.


Baylor University's JT Woods, wearing jersey No 22, intercepts a two-point conversion intended for Iowa State tight end Charlie Kolar, No 88, in the second half of an NCAA college football game, in Waco, Texas.

End of the Merkel era

A woman reacts prior to casting her vote at a polling station during the election for the German Bundestag, in Gutach, Germany.

Tourists in Egypt

People ride camels past the pyramids in Giza, Egypt.

Kung-fu fighters

Jaafar Zahida, front right, a Palestinian Shaolin Wushu master, trains youths at a playground during a martial arts class in the village of Halhoul, north-west of Hebron in the occupied West Bank.

La Palma lava

People watch lava flowing during the eruption of a volcano on the Canary Island of La Palma, in Tijarafe, Spain.

Updated: September 26th 2021, 2:23 PM