Photos of the Day: Family Reunions and Muslims

Jakarta, Indonesia

Muslims perform prayers during Eid al-Adha, which commemorates the prophet Abraham’s readiness to sacrifice his son as a sign of his obedience to God. It is one of the most important holidays in the Islamic calendar, with prayers and the ritual sacrifice of animals

Photograph: Jefta Images/Barcroft Images

Lahore, Pakistan

Children with traditional jewelry hug each other during Eid al-Adha celebrations

Photograph: Mohsin Raza/Reuters

Mount Kumgang resort, North Korea

North Koreans see off their South Korean relatives. In the first set of family reunions in three years, 90 Korean families met for the first time since being separated by the war 70 years ago. See more images in our gallery

Photograph: O Jongchan/EPA

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