Pictures of the day: December 15, 2016

We look at 13 pictur­es from events around the world


Multimedia Desk December 15, 2016
A reflection on waste liquid shows a woman wawing Turkish and Free Syrian flags as an aid convoy to Aleppo organised by IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation is about to leave, on December 14, 2016 in Istanbul. PHOTO: AFP

An Israeli man kitesurfs in the Israeli coastal city of Netanya, north of Tel Aviv as a winter weather front hit Israel. PHOTO: AFP An Israeli man kitesurfs in the Israeli coastal city of Netanya, north of Tel Aviv as a winter weather front hit Israel. PHOTO: AFP

Men attend funeral prayers for the plane crash victims in Islamabad. PHOTO: REUTERS Men attend funeral prayers for the plane crash victims in Islamabad. PHOTO: REUTERS

A rainbow appears over Gaza City. PHOTO: AFP A rainbow appears over Gaza City. PHOTO: AFP

A picture shows the beach in Gaza City. PHOTO: AFP A picture shows the beach in Gaza City. PHOTO: AFP

A collection of sick human brains is displayed at the A collection of sick human brains is displayed at the "Museum of Neuropathology" in Lima on November 16, 2016. The "Museum of Neuropathology" at the Santo Toribio de Mogrovejo hospital bears a collection of 290 brains and offers an unusual journey by encephalic masses unrevealing the secrets of the most complex organ of the human body. PHOTO: AFP

Fighters from the Kurdish-Arab alliance, known as the Syrian Democratic Forces, sit in a tractor near the village of Khirbet al-Jahshe, some 35 kilometres from al-Tabaqah on the western outskirts of Raqa as they advance towards the Islamic State (IS) group bastion. PHOTO: AFP Fighters from the Kurdish-Arab alliance, known as the Syrian Democratic Forces, sit in a tractor near the village of Khirbet al-Jahshe, some 35 kilometres from al-Tabaqah on the western outskirts of Raqa as they advance towards the Islamic State (IS) group bastion. PHOTO: AFP

A man lights up his cigarette with the flames of a bus burned by anti-government demonstrators during a protest against the constitutional amendment PEC 55, which limits public spending, in front of Brazil's National Congress in Brasilia, Brazil. PHOTO: REUTERS A man lights up his cigarette with the flames of a bus burned by anti-government demonstrators during a protest against the constitutional amendment PEC 55, which limits public spending, in front of Brazil's National Congress in Brasilia, Brazil. PHOTO: REUTERS

A wrecked US Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey aircraft that crash-landed in the sea off Nago is seen in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. PHOTO: REUTERS A wrecked US Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey aircraft that crash-landed in the sea off Nago is seen in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. PHOTO: REUTERS

A view shows a tent belonging to reindeer herders in the tundra area in Nenets Autonomous District, Russia. PHOTO: REUTERS A view shows a tent belonging to reindeer herders in the tundra area in Nenets Autonomous District, Russia. PHOTO: REUTERS

A rusting old petrol pump outside a long-closed rural village petrol station is seen on a minor road near Trowbridge, Britain. PHOTO: REUTERS A rusting old petrol pump outside a long-closed rural village petrol station is seen on a minor road near Trowbridge, Britain. PHOTO: REUTERS

People walk across Millennium Bridge on the second day of a train strike in London, Britain. PHOTO: REUTERS People walk across Millennium Bridge on the second day of a train strike in London, Britain. PHOTO: REUTERS

View of goats fighting in an annual competition held in Rawalpindi. PHOTO: PPI View of goats fighting in an annual competition held in Rawalpindi. PHOTO: PPI

A Palestinian girl, wrapped in a blanket, walks outside her family dwelling on a rainy day in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip. PHOTO: REUTERS A Palestinian girl, wrapped in a blanket, walks outside her family dwelling on a rainy day in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip. PHOTO: REUTERS

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