Pictures of the day: January 25, 2017

We look at 13 pictures from events around the world


Multimedia Desk January 25, 2017
A lighthouse on a pier at sunset in Les Sables d'Olonne, western France. PHOTO: AFP

A firefighter holds one of the three puppies found alive in the rubble of the Hotel Rigopiano after the avalange, near Farindola, central Italy. PHOTO: REUTERS A firefighter holds one of the three puppies found alive in the rubble of the Hotel Rigopiano after the avalange, near Farindola, central Italy. PHOTO: REUTERS

A walker is silhouetted in front of the setting sun on Primrose Hill in London, Britain. PHOTO: REUTERS A walker is silhouetted in front of the setting sun on Primrose Hill in London, Britain. PHOTO: REUTERS

H-IIA rocket carrying Japan's first military communications satellite lifts off from Tanegashima spaceport on Tanegashima Island, southern Japan. PHOTO: REUTERS H-IIA rocket carrying Japan's first military communications satellite lifts off from Tanegashima spaceport on Tanegashima Island, southern Japan. PHOTO: REUTERS

Power lines connecting pylons of high-tension electricity are seen at an electricity substation in the outskirts of Ronda, near Malaga, Spain. PHOTO: REUTERS Power lines connecting pylons of high-tension electricity are seen at an electricity substation in the outskirts of Ronda, near Malaga, Spain. PHOTO: REUTERS

South Korean and US Marines participate in a winter military drill in Pyeongchang, South Korea. PHOTO: REUTERS South Korean and US Marines participate in a winter military drill in Pyeongchang, South Korea. PHOTO: REUTERS

A Husky dog pulls a rig during practice for the Aviemore Sled Dog Rally in Feshiebridge, Scotland, Britain. PHOTO: REUTERS A Husky dog pulls a rig during practice for the Aviemore Sled Dog Rally in Feshiebridge, Scotland, Britain. PHOTO: REUTERS

Passengers wait to board trains at Shanghai's Hongqiao Railway Station as hundreds of millions of Chinese travel home for Lunar New Year in Beijing and Shanghai, in Shanghai, China. PHOTO: REUTERS Passengers wait to board trains at Shanghai's Hongqiao Railway Station as hundreds of millions of Chinese travel home for Lunar New Year in Beijing and Shanghai, in Shanghai, China. PHOTO: REUTERS

Zapashny brothers, winners of a Silver Clown award, perform at the gala of the 41st Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival in Monaco. PHOTO: REUTERS Zapashny brothers, winners of a Silver Clown award, perform at the gala of the 41st Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival in Monaco. PHOTO: REUTERS

Two persons watch the sun setting on the Old City of Jerusalem, with the Muslim mosque of the Dome of the Rock in the center. PHOTO: AFP Two persons watch the sun setting on the Old City of Jerusalem, with the Muslim mosque of the Dome of the Rock in the center. PHOTO: AFP

South Korean and US soldiers throw snow on themselves during a photo opportunity as part of a joint annual winter exercise in Pyeongchang, some 180 kilometres east of Seoul. PHOTO: AFP South Korean and US soldiers throw snow on themselves during a photo opportunity as part of a joint annual winter exercise in Pyeongchang, some 180 kilometres east of Seoul. PHOTO: AFP

Decorative lanterns are seen hung past residential flats ahead of the Chinese Lunar New Year in Yangon's Chinatown district. PHOTO: AFP Decorative lanterns are seen hung past residential flats ahead of the Chinese Lunar New Year in Yangon's Chinatown district. PHOTO: AFP

Chinese children pose for a photograph beside a lantern tree display ahead of the Lunar New Year in Beijing. PHOTO: AFP Chinese children pose for a photograph beside a lantern tree display ahead of the Lunar New Year in Beijing. PHOTO: AFP

A view of the city of Grenoble through a haze of pollution. PHOTO: AFP A view of the city of Grenoble through a haze of pollution. PHOTO: AFP

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