Pictures of the day: September 26, 2016

We look at 13 pictur­es from events around the world


Multimedia Desk September 26, 2016
Firefighters extinguish a fire on an oil tanker of Mexican state oil company Pemex named "Burgos" off the coast of Boca del Rio in Veracruz state, Mexico. PHOTO: REUTERS

Picture shows the ceiling of the Expiatory Church of the "Sagrada Familia" (Holy Family) basilica, designed by Spanish architect Antoni Gaudi, in Barcelona. PHOTO: AFP

Repsol Honda's Spanish rider Marc Marquez celebrates after winning the Moto GP race of the Aragon Grand Prix at the Motorland racetrack in Alcaniz. PHOTO: AFP

Syrian children run in the street in the rebel-held town of Douma, on the eastern outskirts of the capital Damascus. PHOTO: AFP

A young woman who is a member of the "Psalm 100" evangelical church, dressed as an angel messenger of peace, carries a sign urging drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to give his heart to Jesus Christ, outside of the Cefereso No. 9 prison where he is serving time in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. PHOTO: AFP

A visitor looks at the "Apocalypse Tapestry" (1377 1382), the world's largest and oldest surviving medieval set of tapestries, at the Angers Castle in western France. PHOTO: AFP

Parachutists perform an aerial display during the second day of the Wonsan Friendship Air Festival in Wonsan. Just weeks after carrying out its fifth nuclear test, North Korea put on an unprecedented civilian and military air force display Saturday at the country's first ever public aviation show. PHOTO: AFP

A model gets ready backstage before the show for fashion house Blumarine during the 2017 Women's Spring / Summer collections shows at Milan Fashion Week. PHOTO: AFP

Saint-Etienne's French defender Ronael Pierre-Gabriel prepares to head the ball during the L1 football match between AS Saint-Etienne and Lille at the Geoffroy Guichard Stadium in Saint-Etienne, central France. PHOTO: AFP

The Five-hundred-metre Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST) is seen on its first day of operation in Pingtang, in southwestern China's Guizhou province on September 25, 2016. The world's largest radio telescope began operating in southwestern China on September 25, a project which Beijing says will help humanity search for alien life. PHOTO: AFP

Syrian government forces gather in the largely deserted Palestinian refugee camp of Handarat, north of Aleppo. PHOTO: AFP

People take photos during the Wonsan Air Festival 2016 in Wonsan. PHOTO: REUTERS

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu departs after meeting with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at Trump Tower in New York, US. PHOTO: REUTERS

Participants swim in the Atlantic Ocean as they take part in a triathlon in Cascais, Portugal. PHOTO: REUTERS

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