Pictures of the day: February 6, 2017

We look at 13 pictures from events around the world


Multimedia Desk February 06, 2017
An Internally displaced Afghan boy looks on as he stands outside his shelter during a snowfall in Kabul, Afghanistan. PHOTO: REUTERS

A woman feeds seagulls as she travels on a ferry, Istanbul, Turkey. PHOTO: AFP A woman feeds seagulls as she travels on a ferry, Istanbul, Turkey. PHOTO: AFP

An Indonesian boy jumps into the sea from a pier at the main fishing port of Muara Angke to cool off in Jakarta. PHOTO: AFP An Indonesian boy jumps into the sea from a pier at the main fishing port of Muara Angke to cool off in Jakarta. PHOTO: AFP

Dutch Mathieu Van Der Poel celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the 7th stage (out of 8) of the Superprestige cyclocross cycling competition in the men elite category, in Hoogstraten. PHOTO: AFP Dutch Mathieu Van Der Poel celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the 7th stage (out of 8) of the Superprestige cyclocross cycling competition in the men elite category, in Hoogstraten. PHOTO: AFP

Syrian Mahmoud Al-Khatib, a fighter from the Jaish al-Islam (Islam Army), the foremost rebel group in Damascus province who fiercely oppose both the Syrian regime and the Islamic State group, holds a position inside a building on the frontline in the town of Bilaliyah, east of the capital Damascus. PHOTO: AFP Syrian Mahmoud Al-Khatib, a fighter from the Jaish al-Islam (Islam Army), the foremost rebel group in Damascus province who fiercely oppose both the Syrian regime and the Islamic State group, holds a position inside a building on the frontline in the town of Bilaliyah, east of the capital Damascus. PHOTO: AFP

A long time exposure shows molten lava, which flows from the Piton de la Fournaise, one of the world's most active volcanoes on the French Indian Ocean Reunion Island. PHOTO: REUTERS A long time exposure shows molten lava, which flows from the Piton de la Fournaise, one of the world's most active volcanoes on the French Indian Ocean Reunion Island. PHOTO: REUTERS

A performer dressed in a chimpanzee costume walks past brides as they arrive at a mass marriage ceremony in which, according to its organisers, 109 tribal, Muslim and Hindu couples from various villages across the state took their wedding vows, at Bahirkhand village, north of Kolkata, India. PHOTO: REUTERS A performer dressed in a chimpanzee costume walks past brides as they arrive at a mass marriage ceremony in which, according to its organisers, 109 tribal, Muslim and Hindu couples from various villages across the state took their wedding vows, at Bahirkhand village, north of Kolkata, India. PHOTO: REUTERS

Flashes of lightning strike above the Flashes of lightning strike above the "Baie des Anges" in Nice, southeastern France. PHOTO: AFP

Afghan tea vendor Imran, 15, prepares tea for customers on a hillside during snowfall near Qargha Lake on the outskirts of Kabul. PHOTO: AFP Afghan tea vendor Imran, 15, prepares tea for customers on a hillside during snowfall near Qargha Lake on the outskirts of Kabul. PHOTO: AFP

Iraqis play with snow at Korek Mountain resort near the city of Rawanduz in the Arbil Governorate of Iraqi Kurdistan. PHOTO: AFP Iraqis play with snow at Korek Mountain resort near the city of Rawanduz in the Arbil Governorate of Iraqi Kurdistan. PHOTO: AFP

Huge waves break on the rocks in Rabat. In the past three days waves of up to 7 metres (22.96 feet) have hit the Moroccan coast. PHOTO: AFP Huge waves break on the rocks in Rabat. In the past three days waves of up to 7 metres (22.96 feet) have hit the Moroccan coast. PHOTO: AFP

Tourists wearing plastic raincoats take a selfie in the sun after the rain at Place de la Concorde. PHOTO: AFP Tourists wearing plastic raincoats take a selfie in the sun after the rain at Place de la Concorde. PHOTO: AFP

All-female troupes from the Tian Eng Dragon and Lion Dance Centre perform with a LED phoenix dance at Gardens by the Bay to usher in the Lunar New Year in Singapore. PHOTO: AFP All-female troupes from the Tian Eng Dragon and Lion Dance Centre perform with a LED phoenix dance at Gardens by the Bay to usher in the Lunar New Year in Singapore. PHOTO: AFP

An iguana perches on a woman’s head, Jakarta, Indonesia. PHOTO: REUTERS An iguana perches on a woman’s head, Jakarta, Indonesia. PHOTO: REUTERS

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