Pictures of the day: June 5, 2016

Pictures of the day


Multimedia Desk June 05, 2016
A man loads pizza boxes next to a mural of boxer Muhammad Ali in New York on June 4, 2016. Ali, the three-time world heavyweight champion and colorful civil rights activist whose fame transcended the world of sports and made him an iconic figure of the 20th century, died on June 3, at age of 74, after a long battle with Parkinson's disease. PHOTO: AFP

Britain s Rebecca Downie performs during the Women s Uneven Bars competition of the European Artistic Gymnastics Championships 2016 in Bern, Switzerland. PHOTO: AFP/ FABRICE COFFRINI

A Mongolian archer shoots a bow and arrow as US Secretary of State John Kerry attends a Naadam ceremony, a competition which traditionally includes horse racing, Mongolian wrestling and archery, in Ulan Bator, Mongolia on June 5, 2016. PHOTO: AFP PHOTO/ POOL / SAUL LOEB

An Afghan labourer carries sweets at a factory ahead of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan in Jalalabad on June 5, 2016. PHOTO: AFP PHOTO / NOORULLAH SHIRZADA

People attend Pope Francis' mass for the canonisation of Blessed Maria Elisabeth Hesselblad and Stanislaus of Jesus and Mary, on June 5, 2016 at St Peter's square in Vatican. PHOTO: AFP PHOTO / ALBERTO PIZZOLI

Pakistani Muslims buy vegetable at a weekly bazaar ahead of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan in Islamabad on June 5, 2016. PHOTO: AFP PHOTO / AAMIR QURESHI

A graffiti with the logo of the Olympic Games on a wall of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on June 4, 2016. PHOTO: AFP PHOTO / YASUYOSHI CHIBA

Syrian Kurds march during the funeral of fighters, who died during an assault launched by Arab and Kurdish forces against Islamic State (IS) group fighters in the town of Manbij, in the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobane on June 4, 2016. PHOTO: AFP/ Delil Souleiman

A mural with the image of boxing legend Muhammad Ali is seen on June 4, 2016 in Louisville, Kentucky. Ali, the three-time world heavyweight champion and colorful civil rights activist whose fame transcended the world of sports and made him an iconic figure of the 20th century, died June 3 at age 74 after a long battle with Parkinson's disease. PHOTO: AFP/ Brendan Smialowski

Antonio Nibali of Italy (C) and Kazushige Kuboki of Japan (3rd R) lead the pack during the final stage of the Tour of Japan cycling road race in Tokyo on June 5, 2016. PHOTO: AFP/ TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA

Supporters cheer at Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders' GOTV concert and campaign rally at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on June 4, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. PHOTO: AFP/ JONATHAN ALCORN

A man and children play traditional drums as they take part in the Musahharati, a Ramadan tradition where drummers wake people for the meal before the day's fast, in Beirut, Lebanon June 4, 2016. PHOTO: REUTERS/Jamal Saidi

Prior to the WBC super featherweight championship between Francisco Vargas and Orlando Salido, fans hold up cell phones to memorialize Muhammad Ali at StubHub Center on June 4, 2016 in Carson, California. PHOTO: AFP

 

 

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