Pictures of the day: August 29, 2016

We look at 13 pictur­es from events around the world

Multimedia Desk August 29, 2016
Singer Britney Spears performs during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden in New York. PHOTO: AFP

A worker fogs the corridor of a public housing estate in the vicinity where a locally transmitted Zika virus case was discovered, in Singapore. PHOTO: REUTERS

Fans gather outside the house of the former iconic Mexican singer and songwriter Juan Gabriel after his death in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. PHOTO: REUTERS

People wave national flags as they wait for Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan arrival to the United Solidarity and Brotherhood rally in Gaziantep, Turkey. PHOTO: REUTERS

Drake presents Rihanna with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards in New York, US. PHOTO: REUTERS

Rider Michael Pfatrisch rides his ox named "Baze" during the semi final competition race of the traditional sixth ox race in Muensing near Munich, southern Germany. PHOTO: AFP

A woman washes a her foot with water streaming out of a pipe as catholic nuns leave the St. Michel Church in Libreville. PHOTO: AFP

Mexico's Jonathan Paredes diving from the 27-metre-high platform during the first competition day of the fifth stop of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series at Polignano a Mare. PHOTO: AFP

A competitor swims in muddy water during the race the World Bog Snorkeling in Llanwrtyd Wells in Wales. PHOTO: AFP

Airplanes are grounded on the tarmac at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) after reports of gunfire in the airport terminal. Part of the busy Los Angeles International Airport was closed due to unconfirmed reports of gunfire, airport officials said on Twitter. PHOTO: AFP

Skateboarder Luan Oliveira in action during the 2016 Street League Skateboarding Nike SB World Tour: Newark at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. PHOTO: AFP

View of a mural of Mexican artist Israel Zuniga painted on the roof of a building at a poor neighborhood in Ecatepec, Mexico. Dozens of murals were painted on buildings in a poor neighborhood in Ecatepec, on the route of a new cable car that will run this year. PHOTO: AFP

People gather around a bonfire during the Night of Ancient Bonfires, a centuries-old maritime tradition also focused now on environmental awareness, on a beach in Tallin, Estonia. PHOTO: AFP

People walk next a tent on the beach of Faliro in Athens. PHOTO: AFP


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