Pictures of the day: September 16, 2016

We look at 13 pictur­es from events around the world


Multimedia Desk September 16, 2016
Model plane builder Otto Dieffenbach III makes his remote control plane resembling US Presidential candidate Donald Trump and flies it over the beach in Carlsbad, California. PHOTO: REUTERS

This picture shows pilgrims praying and prostrating outside the Jokhang Temple in the regional capital Lhasa, in China's Tibet Autonomous Region. PHOTO: AFP

People gather for the "Diner en Blanc" (Dinner in White) in Battery park New York. The "Diner en Blanc" is a chic secret pop-up style picnic phenomenon originally started in France. PHOTO: AFP

Athletes competes the 5000M during the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. PHOTO: AFP

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks during the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Gala in Washington. PHOTO: AFP

A demonstrator with the face painted in green, sits on a traffic light as French riot police secure the area during a protest against the controversial labour reforms of the French government in Paris. PHOTO: AFP

Syrian children play on swings, made from the remnants of exploded rockets in the rebel-held town of Douma, on the eastern edges of the capital Damascus. PHOTO: AFP

Two riot police wait during a protest rally in Mexico City. PHOTO: AFP

Tiangong-2, China's second space laboratory lifts off from the launch pad in Jiuquan, Gansu province, China. PHOTO: REUTERS

Ayano Tominaga poses with her Apple's new iPhone 7 after purchasing it at the Apple Store at Tokyo's Omotesando shopping district, Japan. PHOTO: REUTERS

A worker prepares the runway before the Marc Jacobs Spring/Summer 2017 collection presentation at New York Fashion Week in Manhattan, New York, US. PHOTO: REUTERS

A devotee carrying an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, jumps into the Sabarmati river to immerse the idol on the last day of the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad, India. PHOTO: REUTERS

Swimmers take a dip amongst swans during the early morning at The Serpentine Lake in London, Britain. PHOTO: REUTERS

A partially capsized fishing ship is seen after Typhoon Meranti made landfall, in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. PHOTO: REUTERS

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