Pictures of the day: October 12, 2016

We look at 13 pictur­es from events around the world

Multimedia Desk October 12, 2016
US President Barack Obama waves as he walks off Air Force One in Greensboro, North Carolina. PHOTO: AFP

An Afghan man who lost his father in a gunmen attack weeps at the main gate of the Karte Sakhi shrine in Kabul. PHOTO: AFP

Race horses are exercised in the early morning sun in Newmarket, east of England. PHOTO: AFP

This handout picture taken and released by Bloodhound SSC at the entrance of the Northern Capes Hakskeenpan shows people coming from nearby communities standing and posing to make the number 365 to mark the numbers of days before the BloodHound Supersonic Car project will attempt to beat a 800mph land speed record. PHOTO: AFP

Uruguay's Luis Suarez shoots to score against Colombia during their Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier football match in Barranquilla, Colombia. PHOTO: AFP


Algerian children play football in the street in the Bab el-Oued neighbourhood, which is historically known to be predominantly supporting Mouloudia Club Alger (MCA) football team in Algiers. PHOTO: AFP

Pope Francis's cape is blown up by the wind during his weekly general audience in St Peter's Square at the Vatican. PHOTO: AFP

People sew white cloths with names of victims of the Colombian conflict painted in ash, at the Bolivar square in Bogota. PHOTO: AFP

People enter Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin's mausoleum while visiting Red Square in Moscow. PHOTO: AFP

Indian scavengers look for coins and re-usable items amongst the religious offerings and wooden frames of idols of goddess Durga which are piled up in the Yamuna River in New Delhi following the Durga Puja festival. PHOTO: AFP

Hatian police try to control a crowd after handing out aid in Port-Salut, southwest of Port-au-Prince. PHOTO: AFP

A student gestures near a burning bus during clashes with riot police following a protest over University tuition fees in Johannesburg. PHOTO: AFP

Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (3L), her husband Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (C), and his brother Britain's Prince Harry (R), travel in a pod of the London Eye with members of the mental health charity "Heads Together" during an event to celebrate World Mental Health Day, in central London. PHOTO: AFP

The picture shows greyhounds running during a race at Wentworth Park in Sydney. PHOTO: AFP



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