Pictures of the day: December 13, 2016

We look at 13 pictur­es from events around the world


Multimedia Desk December 13, 2016
Children dressed as Santa Claus participate in a parade held to collect food for the needy, in Lisbon, Portugal. PHOTO: REUTERS

 

Governmental Syrian forces fire into sky as celebrating their victory against rebels in eastern Aleppo, Syria. PHOTO: REUTERS Governmental Syrian forces fire into sky as celebrating their victory against rebels in eastern Aleppo, Syria. PHOTO: REUTERS

A US Marine Corps Lockheed Martin F-35B fighter jet taxis after landing at the Royal International Air Tattoo at Fairford, Britain. PHOTO: REUTERS A US Marine Corps Lockheed Martin F-35B fighter jet taxis after landing at the Royal International Air Tattoo at Fairford, Britain. PHOTO: REUTERS

Supporters of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad carry their national flags and gesture as they tour the streets in celebration of what they say is the Syrian army's victory against the rebels in Aleppo, Syria. PHOTO: REUTERS Supporters of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad carry their national flags and gesture as they tour the streets in celebration of what they say is the Syrian army's victory against the rebels in Aleppo, Syria. PHOTO: REUTERS

A television reporter points at the wreckage of a Turkish Air Force F-16 fighter jet after it crashed in an empty field in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir, Turkey. PHOTO: REUTERS A television reporter points at the wreckage of a Turkish Air Force F-16 fighter jet after it crashed in an empty field in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir, Turkey. PHOTO: REUTERS

People tour a Christmas attraction featuring a display of more than 800,000 light bulbs in Universal Studios Singapore. PHOTO: REUTERS People tour a Christmas attraction featuring a display of more than 800,000 light bulbs in Universal Studios Singapore. PHOTO: REUTERS

Thousands of pilgrims sleep at the Guadalupe Basilica during a procession in Mexico City to mark the birthday of the Guadalupe Virgin. Mexicans celebrate the appearance in 1531 of the Virgin of Guadalupe to Juan Diego. PHOTO: AFP Thousands of pilgrims sleep at the Guadalupe Basilica during a procession in Mexico City to mark the birthday of the Guadalupe Virgin. Mexicans celebrate the appearance in 1531 of the Virgin of Guadalupe to Juan Diego. PHOTO: AFP

A riot police officer bearing a white flower on his bulletproof vest takes part in a public servants' protest against austerity measures in front of the Rio de Janeiro state Assembly (ALERJ) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. PHOTO: AFP A riot police officer bearing a white flower on his bulletproof vest takes part in a public servants' protest against austerity measures in front of the Rio de Janeiro state Assembly (ALERJ) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. PHOTO: AFP

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and former professional footballer David Beckham attends a lighting ceremony at the Empire State Building in New York to mark UNICEFs 70th anniversary. PHOTO: AFP UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and former professional footballer David Beckham attends a lighting ceremony at the Empire State Building in New York to mark UNICEFs 70th anniversary. PHOTO: AFP

A handout artist's impression released on December 9, 2016 by the European Space Agency shows a Sun-like star close to a rapidly spinning supermassive black hole, with a mass of about 100 million times the mass of the Sun, in the centre of a distant galaxy. PHOTO: AFP A handout artist's impression released on December 9, 2016 by the European Space Agency shows a Sun-like star close to a rapidly spinning supermassive black hole, with a mass of about 100 million times the mass of the Sun, in the centre of a distant galaxy. PHOTO: AFP

Sri Lankan construction workers prepare a partially constructed Christmas tree in Colombo. PHOTO: AFP Sri Lankan construction workers prepare a partially constructed Christmas tree in Colombo. PHOTO: AFP

Chinese paramilitary police border guards train in the snow at Mohe County in China's northeast Heilongjiang province, on the border with Russia. PHOTO: AFP Chinese paramilitary police border guards train in the snow at Mohe County in China's northeast Heilongjiang province, on the border with Russia. PHOTO: AFP

This file photo taken on January 07, 2016 shows Australia's batsman David Warner leaping in the air after scoring his century against the West Indies on the final day of the third cricket Test match in Sydney. PHOTO: AFP This file photo taken on January 07, 2016 shows Australia's batsman David Warner leaping in the air after scoring his century against the West Indies on the final day of the third cricket Test match in Sydney. PHOTO: AFP

A man rides his bike past a bear made from recycled materials on the facade of the A man rides his bike past a bear made from recycled materials on the facade of the "Colosseo Theater" by Portuguese street artist Artur Bordalo aka Bordalo II for his personal exhibition "Decomposed” at the "Stage 23" art gallery in Turin. PHOTO: AFP

 

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