Pictures of the day: February 4, 2017

We look at 13 pictures from events around the world


Multimedia Desk February 04, 2017
A picture shows the Eiffel Tower lit in the colours of the Olympic flag during the launch of the international campaign for Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. PHOTO: REUTERS

1_ZKN_2_4 Jan The end of an early morning dip for a swimmer at the Serpentine Lake, London, UK. PHOTO: AFP

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif (C) attends a ceremony to inaugurate the M9 motorway between Karachi and Hyderabad, near Hyderabad. PHOTO: REUTERS Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif (C) attends a ceremony to inaugurate the M9 motorway between Karachi and Hyderabad, near Hyderabad. PHOTO: REUTERS

An aerial view of Sindh province outside Karachi. PHOTO: REUTERS An aerial view of Sindh province outside Karachi. PHOTO: REUTERS

Sub-saharan migrants are seen aboard an overcrowded raft as others are seen onboard a rescue boat, during a rescue operation by the Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms in the central Mediterranean Sea, 21 miles north of the coastal Libyan city of Sabratha. PHOTO: REUTERS Sub-saharan migrants are seen aboard an overcrowded raft as others are seen onboard a rescue boat, during a rescue operation by the Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms in the central Mediterranean Sea, 21 miles north of the coastal Libyan city of Sabratha. PHOTO: REUTERS

Technicians work on the Korean satellite Koreasat 5A in the clean room facilities of the Thales Alenia Space plant in Cannes, France. PHOTO: REUTERS Technicians work on the Korean satellite Koreasat 5A in the clean room facilities of the Thales Alenia Space plant in Cannes, France. PHOTO: REUTERS

A Palestinian protester throws back a tear gas canister fired by Israeli troops during clashes following a protest against the near-by Jewish settlement of Qadomem, in the West Bank village of Kofr Qadom near Nablus. PHOTO: REUTERS A Palestinian protester throws back a tear gas canister fired by Israeli troops during clashes following a protest against the near-by Jewish settlement of Qadomem, in the West Bank village of Kofr Qadom near Nablus. PHOTO: REUTERS

A man carries grass to feed his cattle, on the banks of the river Brahmaputra in Guwahati, India. PHOTO: REUTERS A man carries grass to feed his cattle, on the banks of the river Brahmaputra in Guwahati, India. PHOTO: REUTERS

A French firefighter walks in a burnt forest as he helps extinguish wildfires in Chile's central-south regions, in Florida. PHOTO: REUTERS A French firefighter walks in a burnt forest as he helps extinguish wildfires in Chile's central-south regions, in Florida. PHOTO: REUTERS

People who fled the violence from Islamic State-controlled northern Syrian town of al-Bab arrive in the rebel-held outskirts of the town, Syria. PHOTO: REUTERS People who fled the violence from Islamic State-controlled northern Syrian town of al-Bab arrive in the rebel-held outskirts of the town, Syria. PHOTO: REUTERS

People perform with a long dragon lantern as they celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year, in Longyan, Fujian province. PHOTO: REUTERS People perform with a long dragon lantern as they celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year, in Longyan, Fujian province. PHOTO: REUTERS

People gather for evening prayer at a rally at Brooklyn Borough Hall as Yemeni bodega and grocery-stores shut down to protest US President Donald Trump's Executive Order banning immigrants and refugees from seven Muslim-majority countries, including Yemen in New York. PHOTO: AFP People gather for evening prayer at a rally at Brooklyn Borough Hall as Yemeni bodega and grocery-stores shut down to protest US President Donald Trump's Executive Order banning immigrants and refugees from seven Muslim-majority countries, including Yemen in New York. PHOTO: AFP

Huge waves break on a harbour wall at the port of Lesconil, western France. PHOTO: AFP Huge waves break on a harbour wall at the port of Lesconil, western France. PHOTO: AFP

A visitor walks next to an exhibit entitled All The Flowers Are For Me by Pakistani-American artist Anila Quayyum Agha at the India Art Fair. PHOTO: REUTERS A visitor walks next to an exhibit entitled All The Flowers Are For Me by Pakistani-American artist Anila Quayyum Agha at the India Art Fair. PHOTO: REUTERS

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