Photo highlights of the dayPeople rescue a horse from a pit in Jalandhar, Punjab. The horse was rescued after a two-hour operation. Photograph: AP

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world. See more

Photos: 1) James lvarez and Yesenia Mena of Miami attend a protest against the acquittal of George Zimmerman in Miami, US. Protesters took to the streets across the country to condemn Zimmerman’s acquittal. Read more on the story. Photograph: Gaston De Cardenas/AFP/Getty Images

2) A man holds up a cardboard cut-out of Trayvon Martin at a rally in reaction to the acquittal of George Zimmerman in New York, US. Photograph: Eric Thayer/Reuters

More news in pictures throughout the day here.

Muslim men attending the Jamia Ghosia Mosque in Blackburn marking the start of Ramadan. Photograph: Christopher Thomond

See more from Wednesday’s news in pictures from the picture desk

Weekend readers’ best photographs: delight

From babies to wedding reunions: your best pictures on this week’s theme, delight

Photographs: Ellie Skinner, John Gilby, Ann Finn

A couple of cool photos from our picture desk live blog:

A visitor reacts as she poses for a photograph in an art installation entitled “You and Me” in Beijing’s 798 art area. Photograph: Jason Lee/Reuters

A British Airways crew member poses on an artwork made up of thousands of individual items that are found on a jumbo jet. From toilet rolls to teaspoons, British Airways loads 27,260 individual items on to each jumbo jet before it takes to the skies. With a combined weight of 6,120kg, the items have to be unloaded and re-loaded before every take-off. Photograph: Geoff Caddick/PA

Weekend readers’ pictures: station

From Kings Cross to New Delhi: your best pictures on this week’s theme, station

Photographs (top to bottom): Wing Yin Chan, Tim Johnston & Chris Blaubac

Some great photos on picture desk live today:

1. Cambodian school children walk home after a morning school session at Tnoat Kpoh village in the outskirt of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Photograph: Heng Sinith/AP2. A Somali boy jumps between old fishing boats near Mogadishu’s fish market in the Xamar Weyne district of the Somali capital, in this photo taken March 16, 2013 by the African Union-United Nations Information Support Team (AU-UN IST) and released today. Photograph: Reuters3. One of seven newly-hatched bearded dragons at the Wacol RSPCA centre in Brisbane, Australia. In a first for the centre, the staff managed to extract the eggs from a severely injured bearded dragon and successfully incubate them after the lizard died. Photograph: Jamie Hanson/Rex Features

A dog runs past spring flowers starting to bloom on the Stray in Harrogate, North Yorkshire Photograph: Jonathan Pow/PA

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Kronotsky, Russia: A cat chases away a fox that tries to sneak into a remote log cabinPhotograph: Igor Shpilenok/Barcroft Media