Pictures of the day: February 10, 2017

We look at 13 pictures from events around the world


Multimedia Desk February 10, 2017
A member of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), made up of US-backed Kurdish and Arab fighters, stands guard near the village of Bir Fawaz. PHOTO: AFP

Capuchin monkey (Cebus capucinos) born two month ago, hangs from its mother at Santa Fe zoo, in Medellin, Colombia. PHOTO: AFP Capuchin monkey (Cebus capucinos) born two month ago, hangs from its mother at Santa Fe zoo, in Medellin, Colombia. PHOTO: AFP

Switzerland's Lara Gut takes part in a training session of the women's downhill race at the 2017 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in St. Moritz. PHOTO: AFP Switzerland's Lara Gut takes part in a training session of the women's downhill race at the 2017 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in St. Moritz. PHOTO: AFP

Indonesians shop at a makeshift market that uses empty space along a railway line in Surabaya, in eastern Java Island. PHOTO: AFP Indonesians shop at a makeshift market that uses empty space along a railway line in Surabaya, in eastern Java Island. PHOTO: AFP

Malaysian Hindu devotees walk up the 272 stairs to the Batu Caves temple during the Thaipusam festival celebrations in Kuala Lumpur. PHOTO: AFP Malaysian Hindu devotees walk up the 272 stairs to the Batu Caves temple during the Thaipusam festival celebrations in Kuala Lumpur. PHOTO: AFP

Lebanese Christian Maronite father Hani Taouk leads a mass on the ski slopes of the Cedars Mountains, celebrating the Feast of Saint Maron. PHOTO: AFP Lebanese Christian Maronite father Hani Taouk leads a mass on the ski slopes of the Cedars Mountains, celebrating the Feast of Saint Maron. PHOTO: AFP

The photo shows villagers carrying a golden statue of an ancient Chinese general who, like Robin Hood, is celebrated for stealing from the rich to give to the poor, through a muddy field in the village of Juhe in China's Fujian province. PHOTO: AFP The photo shows villagers carrying a golden statue of an ancient Chinese general who, like Robin Hood, is celebrated for stealing from the rich to give to the poor, through a muddy field in the village of Juhe in China's Fujian province. PHOTO: AFP

People make their way during a winter storm in New York. PHOTO: AFP People make their way during a winter storm in New York. PHOTO: AFP

A worker shovels snow in Times Square during a winter storm. PHOTO: AFP A worker shovels snow in Times Square during a winter storm. PHOTO: AFP

Dried pollack are seen near the venue for the opening and closing ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. PHOTO: REUTERS Dried pollack are seen near the venue for the opening and closing ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. PHOTO: REUTERS

A woman offers prayers after taking bath in the river Ganges, in Kolkata, India. PHOTO: REUTERS A woman offers prayers after taking bath in the river Ganges, in Kolkata, India. PHOTO: REUTERS

Volunteers try to keep alive some of the hundreds of stranded pilot whales after one of the country's largest recorded mass whale strandings, in Golden Bay, at the top of New Zealand's south island. PHOTO: REUTERS Volunteers try to keep alive some of the hundreds of stranded pilot whales after one of the country's largest recorded mass whale strandings, in Golden Bay, at the top of New Zealand's south island. PHOTO: REUTERS

A crane lifts up a giant figure showing the King of Carnival during preparations for the carnival parade in Nice, France. PHOTO: REUTERS A crane lifts up a giant figure showing the King of Carnival during preparations for the carnival parade in Nice, France. PHOTO: REUTERS

A labourer carries bales of grass to feed cattle in Mumbai, India. PHOTO: REUTERS A labourer carries bales of grass to feed cattle in Mumbai, India. PHOTO: REUTERS

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