Pictures of the day: January 9, 2017

Published: January 9, 2017
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A woman walks through Central Park with a red umbrella during a snowstorm in New York City, US. PHOTO: REUTERS

A woman walks through Central Park with a red umbrella during a snowstorm in New York City, US. PHOTO: REUTERS

A woman walks through Central Park with a red umbrella during a snowstorm in New York City, US. PHOTO: REUTERS Venezuelan soldiers prepare to embark for military maneuvers at the port of La Guaira, Venezuela. PHOTO: AFP In this photograph finished cricket bats stand awaiting labeling in a factory in Meerut, some 70kms north-east of New Delhi. PHOTO: AFP Locals walk under the stone-pillar of the Margaret Bridge at Budapest downtown as ice floes float in the water of the River Danube, when the extreme winter temperature overtakes a new record in the capital with minus 18,6 degrees centigrade. PHOTO: AFP A Kashmiri boatman uses his oar to break the ice layer of the frozen Dal Lake after a heavy snowfall in Srinagar. PHOTO: AFP This photo shows a rescue boat and a helicopter moving towards a group of stranded people in the Srinakarin district of the southern Thai province of Phattalung. PHOTO: AFP A big portrait of the historic socialist leader and former Portuguese President Mario Soares is displayed on a facade of the Portuguese Socialist party headquarters in, one day after his death. PHOTO: AFP The White House driveway is covered in snow in Washington, US. PHOTO: REUTERS Men wearing loin cloths hold on to ice as they bathe in ice-cold water outside the Teppozu Inari shrine in Tokyo, Japan. PHOTO: REUTERS Crowd cheers at a rally to commemorate the 105th birthday of the ruling party African National Congress (ANC) of South African President Jacob Zuma in Soweto, South Africa. PHOTO: REUTERS A woman walks through Central Park with a red umbrella during a snowstorm in New York City, US. PHOTO: REUTERS A model is groomed backstage of the Oliver Spencer catwalk show during London Fashion Week Men's 2017 in London, Britain. PHOTO: REUTERS Tennis players Rafael Nadal (L) of Spain and Kei Nishikori of Japan cuddle up to Lola, an Australian wombat, in Sydney, before the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne begins January 16. PHOTO: REUTERS Barcelona's Lionel Messi shoots to score during a match with Vilarreal, Spanish Liga, Ceramic Stadium, Spain. PHOTO: REUTERS A light aircraft is seen after crashing on the outskirts of Tirua city, south of Chile, killing 4 people onboard, according to local media reports. PHOTO: REUTERS

Turkish anti riot police officers patrol around the Blue mosque (Sultan Ahmet) during snowfall in Istanbul on January 8, 2017. Heavy snow blanketed Istanbul for a second day on January 8, 2017, resulting in the cancellation of hundreds of flights and more disruption for thousands of travellers. The snowfall was forecast to lessen later in the day but unusually cold temperatures, even for the time of year, well below freezing were expected throughout the week. PHOTO: AFP

A light aircraft is seen after crashing on the outskirts of Tirua city, south of Chile, killing 4 people onboard, according to local media reports. PHOTO: REUTERS

A light aircraft is seen after crashing on the outskirts of Tirua city, south of Chile, killing 4 people onboard, according to local media reports. PHOTO: REUTERS

Barcelona's Lionel Messi shoots to score during a match with Vilarreal, Spanish Liga, Ceramic Stadium, Spain. PHOTO: REUTERS

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi shoots to score during a match with Vilarreal, Spanish Liga, Ceramic Stadium, Spain. PHOTO: REUTERS

Devotees occupy Jones bridge as they take part in the annual procession of the Black Nazarene in metro Manila, Philippines. PHOTO: REUTERS

Crowd cheers at a rally to commemorate the 105th birthday of the ruling party African National Congress (ANC) of South African President Jacob Zuma in Soweto, South Africa. PHOTO: REUTERS

Crowd cheers at a rally to commemorate the 105th birthday of the ruling party African National Congress (ANC) of South African President Jacob Zuma in Soweto, South Africa. PHOTO: REUTERS

Men wearing loin cloths hold on to ice as they bathe in ice-cold water outside the Teppozu Inari shrine in Tokyo, Japan. PHOTO: REUTERS

Men wearing loin cloths hold on to ice as they bathe in ice-cold water outside the Teppozu Inari shrine in Tokyo, Japan. PHOTO: REUTERS

The White House driveway is covered in snow in Washington, US. PHOTO: REUTERS

The White House driveway is covered in snow in Washington, US. PHOTO: REUTERS

A big portrait of the historic socialist leader and former Portuguese President Mario Soares is displayed on a facade of the Portuguese Socialist party headquarters in, one day after his death. PHOTO: AFP

A big portrait of the historic socialist leader and former Portuguese President Mario Soares is displayed on a facade of the Portuguese Socialist party headquarters in, one day after his death. PHOTO: AFP

This photo shows a rescue boat and a helicopter moving towards a group of stranded people in the Srinakarin district of the southern Thai province of Phattalung. PHOTO: AFP

This photo shows a rescue boat and a helicopter moving towards a group of stranded people in the Srinakarin district of the southern Thai province of Phattalung. PHOTO: AFP

A Kashmiri boatman uses his oar to break the ice layer of the frozen Dal Lake after a heavy snowfall in Srinagar. PHOTO: AFP

A Kashmiri boatman uses his oar to break the ice layer of the frozen Dal Lake after a heavy snowfall in Srinagar. PHOTO: AFP

Locals walk under the stone-pillar of the Margaret Bridge at Budapest downtown as ice floes float in the water of the River Danube, when the extreme winter temperature overtakes a new record in the capital with minus 18,6 degrees centigrade. PHOTO: AFP

Locals walk under the stone-pillar of the Margaret Bridge at Budapest downtown as ice floes float in the water of the River Danube, when the extreme winter temperature overtakes a new record in the capital with minus 18,6 degrees centigrade. PHOTO: AFP

In this photograph finished cricket bats stand awaiting labeling in a factory in Meerut, some 70kms north-east of New Delhi. PHOTO: AFP

In this photograph finished cricket bats stand awaiting labeling in a factory in Meerut, some 70kms north-east of New Delhi. PHOTO: AFP

Venezuelan soldiers prepare to embark for military maneuvers at the port of La Guaira, Venezuela. PHOTO: AFP

Venezuelan soldiers prepare to embark for military maneuvers at the port of La Guaira, Venezuela. PHOTO: AFP

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