Pictures of the day: February 7, 2017

We look at 13 pictures from events around the world


Multimedia Desk February 07, 2017
Two white lion babies play with their mother "Kiara" in the zoo in Magdeburg, eastern Germany. PHOTO: AFP

Indian couples in traditional outfits take part in a mass wedding ceremony on the outskirts of Ahmedabad. PHOTO: AFP Indian couples in traditional outfits take part in a mass wedding ceremony on the outskirts of Ahmedabad. PHOTO: AFP

Displaced Iraqi children who fled the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul with their families play at Khazer camp, Iraq. PHOTO: REUTERS Displaced Iraqi children who fled the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul with their families play at Khazer camp, Iraq. PHOTO: REUTERS

The 142.81 metre sail-assisted motor yacht 'Sailing Yacht A' passes Elsinore, North Sealand, Denmark. With masts of 90 metres, a huge swimming pool and eight storey 'Sailing Yacht A' is the world's largest sailing ship. PHOTO: REUTERS The 142.81 metre sail-assisted motor yacht 'Sailing Yacht A' passes Elsinore, North Sealand, Denmark. With masts of 90 metres, a huge swimming pool and eight storey 'Sailing Yacht A' is the world's largest sailing ship. PHOTO: REUTERS

School pupils watch as Britain's Catherine the Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge (not pictured) leave an event organised by charity Place2Be during Children's Mental Health Week at Mitchell Brook Primary School in north London, Britain. PHOTO: REUTERS School pupils watch as Britain's Catherine the Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge (not pictured) leave an event organised by charity Place2Be during Children's Mental Health Week at Mitchell Brook Primary School in north London, Britain. PHOTO: REUTERS

Firefighters work to contain a large fire at Jaber Al Ahmad Cultural Centre in Kuwait City, Kuwait. PHOTO: REUTERS Firefighters work to contain a large fire at Jaber Al Ahmad Cultural Centre in Kuwait City, Kuwait. PHOTO: REUTERS

Cameroon fans before the match between Egypt and Cameroon, African Cup of Nations Final, Libreville, Gabon. PHOTO: REUTERS Cameroon fans before the match between Egypt and Cameroon, African Cup of Nations Final, Libreville, Gabon. PHOTO: REUTERS

Ethnic Miao men wearing traditional masks smear dust on a woman's face to wish her good luck during a local celebration event for Lunar New Year in Liuzhou, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China. PHOTO: REUTERS Ethnic Miao men wearing traditional masks smear dust on a woman's face to wish her good luck during a local celebration event for Lunar New Year in Liuzhou, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China. PHOTO: REUTERS

Protesters gather in front of the government building during a protest in Victoriei Square, in Bucharest, Romania. PHOTO: REUTERS Protesters gather in front of the government building during a protest in Victoriei Square, in Bucharest, Romania. PHOTO: REUTERS

This photo taken shows the snow sculpture shaped of the Olympic rings at the town of Hoenggye, near the venue for the opening and closing ceremonies for the upcoming Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games, in Pyeongchang. PHOTO: AFP This photo taken shows the snow sculpture shaped of the Olympic rings at the town of Hoenggye, near the venue for the opening and closing ceremonies for the upcoming Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games, in Pyeongchang. PHOTO: AFP

A picture shows three buses pulled into a vertical position, a sculpture titled A picture shows three buses pulled into a vertical position, a sculpture titled "Monument" by Syrian artist Manaf Halbouni in front of the Chruch of Our Lady in Dresden. PHOTO: AFP

Members of the Honourable Artillery Company fire a 62 round royal gun salute from the Gun Wharf outside the Tower of London with Tower Bridge seen in the background to mark the anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II's accession to the throne in London. PHOTO: AFP Members of the Honourable Artillery Company fire a 62 round royal gun salute from the Gun Wharf outside the Tower of London with Tower Bridge seen in the background to mark the anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II's accession to the throne in London. PHOTO: AFP

People walk on the beach in Blackpool, northwest England. PHOTO: AFP People walk on the beach in Blackpool, northwest England. PHOTO: AFP

Palestinians run for cover as smoke rises following an Israeli air strike on a Hamas post, in the northern Gaza Strip. PHOTO: AFP Palestinians run for cover as smoke rises following an Israeli air strike on a Hamas post, in the northern Gaza Strip. PHOTO: AFP

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