Pictures of the day: January 2, 2017

Published: January 2, 2017
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A man walks on the promenade next to a lake in Mumbai, India. PHOTO: AFP

A man walks on the promenade next to a lake in Mumbai, India. PHOTO: AFP

A man walks on the promenade next to a lake in Mumbai, India. PHOTO: AFP A group of kayakers enjoy New Year's Day off Cape Town's Mouille Point, South Africa. PHOTO: REUTERS A Buddhist devotee prays as a group of monkeys eat flowers and food offered by devotees during a New Year religious ceremony at Ruwanwelisaya Stupa in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. PHOTO: REUTERS The famous Hollywood sign reads Swimmers run into the ocean during Coney Island Polar Bear Club's New Year's Day Plunge. PHOTO: AFP Revelers in fancy dress participate in the annual Mummers Parade in Philadelphia. The Mummers Parade is a 120-year-old folk festival held annually on New Year’s Day in which some 10,000 participants divided into themed groups march through the streets of Philadelphia. PHOTO: AFP The Pakistan cricket team pose for a photo with pink caps in front of the member stand before a training session at the SCG in Sydney. The pink caps are in support of the McGrath Foundation, a breast cancer support charity run by former Australian cricket player Glenn McGrath who lost his wife to breast cancer. PHOTO: AFP Buildings are seen in the fog in Yancheng, Jiangsu province, China. PHOTO: REUTERS A monkey balloon is seen during the 16th Solar Balloon Festival in Envigado, Colombia. PHOTO: REUTERS A man walks on the promenade next to a lake in Mumbai, India. PHOTO: AFP A Palestinian man walks on the beach as the sun sets over Gaza City. PHOTO: AFP A woman (R) stands on a bridge and looks at the sunrise on in Dresden, eastern Germany. PHOTO: AFP People take part in the traditional sea bath as part of the New Year's celebrations at Malo-Les-Bains beach in Dunkirk, northern France. PHOTO: AFP A Kashmiri fisherman casts his net from his boat during a dense fog day on the Dal Lake in Srinagar. PHOTO: AFP
A Kashmiri fisherman casts his net from his boat during a dense fog day on the Dal Lake in Srinagar. PHOTO: AFP

A Kashmiri fisherman casts his net from his boat during a dense fog day on the Dal Lake in Srinagar. PHOTO: AFP

People take part in the traditional sea bath as part of the New Year's celebrations at Malo-Les-Bains beach in Dunkirk, northern France. PHOTO: AFP

People take part in the traditional sea bath as part of the New Year’s celebrations at Malo-Les-Bains beach in Dunkirk, northern France. PHOTO: AFP

A woman (R) stands on a bridge and looks at the sunrise on in Dresden, eastern Germany. PHOTO: AFP

A woman (R) stands on a bridge and looks at the sunrise on in Dresden, eastern Germany. PHOTO: AFP

A Palestinian man walks on the beach as the sun sets over Gaza City. PHOTO: AFP

A Palestinian man walks on the beach as the sun sets over Gaza City. PHOTO: AFP

A monkey balloon is seen during the 16th Solar Balloon Festival in Envigado, Colombia. PHOTO: REUTERS

A monkey balloon is seen during the 16th Solar Balloon Festival in Envigado, Colombia. PHOTO: REUTERS

Buildings are seen in the fog in Yancheng, Jiangsu province, China. PHOTO: REUTERS

Buildings are seen in the fog in Yancheng, Jiangsu province, China. PHOTO: REUTERS

The Pakistan cricket team pose for a photo with pink caps in front of the member stand before a training session at the SCG in Sydney. The pink caps are in support of the McGrath Foundation, a breast cancer support charity run by former Australian cricket player Glenn McGrath who lost his wife to breast cancer. PHOTO: AFP

The Pakistan cricket team pose for a photo with pink caps in front of the member stand before a training session at the SCG in Sydney. The pink caps are in support of the McGrath Foundation, a breast cancer support charity run by former Australian cricket player Glenn McGrath who lost his wife to breast cancer. PHOTO: AFP

Revelers in fancy dress participate in the annual Mummers Parade in Philadelphia. The Mummers Parade is a 120-year-old folk festival held annually on New Year’s Day in which some 10,000 participants divided into themed groups march through the streets of Philadelphia. PHOTO: AFP

Revelers in fancy dress participate in the annual Mummers Parade in Philadelphia. The Mummers Parade is a 120-year-old folk festival held annually on New Year’s Day in which some 10,000 participants divided into themed groups march through the streets of Philadelphia. PHOTO: AFP

Swimmers run into the ocean during Coney Island Polar Bear Club's New Year's Day Plunge. PHOTO: AFP

Swimmers run into the ocean during Coney Island Polar Bear Club’s New Year’s Day Plunge. PHOTO: AFP

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Gaston Jose (R) and Fernando Acosta of Argentina gesture from their Toyota from the podium in the departure ceremony of Dakar Rally, Paraguay. PHOTO: REUTERS

The famous Hollywood sign reads "Hollyweed" after it was vandalised. PHOTO: REUTERS

The famous Hollywood sign reads “Hollyweed” after it was vandalised. PHOTO: REUTERS

Pranksters change iconic Hollywood sign to ‘Hollyweed’

A Buddhist devotee prays as a group of monkeys eat flowers and food offered by devotees during a New Year religious ceremony at Ruwanwelisaya Stupa in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. PHOTO: REUTERS

A Buddhist devotee prays as a group of monkeys eat flowers and food offered by devotees during a New Year religious ceremony at Ruwanwelisaya Stupa in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. PHOTO: REUTERS

A group of kayakers enjoy New Year's Day off Cape Town's Mouille Point, South Africa. PHOTO: REUTERS

A group of kayakers enjoy New Year’s Day off Cape Town’s Mouille Point, South Africa. PHOTO: REUTERS

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