Pictures of the day: September 12, 2016

We look at 13 pictur­es from events around the world


Multimedia Desk September 12, 2016
The Tribute in Light shines on the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in Manhattan, New York, US. PHOTO: REUTERS

Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland kisses the championship trophy after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia in their 2016 US Open Men's Singles final match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York. PHOTO: AFP

AGR Team Moto2 Spanish rider Alex Pons falls with QMMF Racing team Belgiqn rider Xavier Simeon (unseen) during the Moto2 race of the San Marino Moto GP Grand Prix at the Marco Simoncelli Circuit in Misano. PHOTO: AFP

A woman talks on her mobile phone as people pass by on a pedestrian walkway between buildings in the central business district of Sydney. PHOTO: AFP

This picture taken shows a molten lava spray after a volcanic eruption from "The Peak of the Furnace" (Le Piton de la Fournaise) in the eastern side of the on the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion. PHOTO: AFP

Spanish matador Ivan Fandino is lifted by a Fuerte Ymbro bull at Dax arena during the "Toros y salsa" festival in Dax, southwestern France. PHOTO: AFP

A performer is seen floating in mid-air as he holds onto a moving bus during an International Magic Festival in Luoyang, Henan province, China. PHOTO: REUTERS

People visit the South Pool, which marks the former site of the South Tower of the World Trade Center, at Ground Zero the night before the 15th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the United States. PHOTO: AFP

 

A demonstrator looks at a riot policeman during a protest marking the country's 1973 military coup in Santiago, Chile. PHOTO: REUTERS

Fifth-grade students of the General Yermolov Cadet School wear gas masks during their first military tactical exercise on the ground, which includes radiation resistance classes, forest survival studies and other activities, in Stavropol, Russia. PHOTO: REUTERS

An aerial view of a bridge under construction that will connect two provinces in Bijie, Guizhou Province, China. PHOTO: REUTERS

A man with a red hair beard poses during a gathering of people with red hair to celebrate World Redhead Day in Buenos Aires, Argentina. PHOTO: REUTERS

A dog jumps into the pool during the Flying Dogs competition in Kamnik, Slovenia. PHOTO: REUTERS

A model has a wig prepared backstage before The Blonds Spring/Summer 2017 collection during New York Fashion Week in the Manhattan borough of New York, US. PHOTO: REUTERS

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