Pictures of the day: February 15, 2017

We look at 13 pictures from events around the world


Multimedia Desk February 15, 2017
A home is seen marooned as the surrounding property is submerged in floodwater in Oroville, California. PHOTO: AFP

The peloton rides during the first stage of the 8th edition of the cycling Tour of Oman between al-Sawadi Beach and Naseem Park. PHOTO: AFP The peloton rides during the first stage of the 8th edition of the cycling Tour of Oman between al-Sawadi Beach and Naseem Park. PHOTO: AFP

Newly-wed couples release pigeons after their mass wedding as part of Valentine's Day celebration in Rosario town, Cavite city, south of Manila, Philippines. PHOTO: REUTERS Newly-wed couples release pigeons after their mass wedding as part of Valentine's Day celebration in Rosario town, Cavite city, south of Manila, Philippines. PHOTO: REUTERS

California Department of Water Resources crews inspect and evaluate the erosion just below the Lake Oroville Emergency Spillway site after lake levels receded, in Oroville, California, US. PHOTO: REUTERS California Department of Water Resources crews inspect and evaluate the erosion just below the Lake Oroville Emergency Spillway site after lake levels receded, in Oroville, California, US. PHOTO: REUTERS

Aerial view of the wreckage of a passenger and freight train after a crash near Bettembourg, Luxembourg. PHOTO: REUTERS Aerial view of the wreckage of a passenger and freight train after a crash near Bettembourg, Luxembourg. PHOTO: REUTERS

Young alpacas, male Romeo (L) and female Juliette, walk inside their open air enclosure as employees congratulate coupled animals on Valentine's Day at the Roev Ruchey Zoo in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. PHOTO: REUTERS Young alpacas, male Romeo (L) and female Juliette, walk inside their open air enclosure as employees congratulate coupled animals on Valentine's Day at the Roev Ruchey Zoo in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. PHOTO: REUTERS

Policemen stand during ceremony ahead for election to vote governor in Lhokseumawe, Indonesia Aceh province. PHOTO: AFP Policemen stand during ceremony ahead for election to vote governor in Lhokseumawe, Indonesia Aceh province. PHOTO: AFP

Palestinians walk through a wet street after the rain as the sun sets over the Al-Shatee refugee camp in Gaza City. PHOTO: AFP Palestinians walk through a wet street after the rain as the sun sets over the Al-Shatee refugee camp in Gaza City. PHOTO: AFP

A security guard stands in front of a window reflecting the Yangshan Deep Water Port, part of the Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone in Shanghai. PHOTO: AFP A security guard stands in front of a window reflecting the Yangshan Deep Water Port, part of the Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone in Shanghai. PHOTO: AFP

The Oroville Dam spillway releases 100,000 cubic feet of water per second down the main spillway in Oroville, California. PHOTO: AFP The Oroville Dam spillway releases 100,000 cubic feet of water per second down the main spillway in Oroville, California. PHOTO: AFP

People cross a bridge in Playas de Tijuana before the Tijuana Estuarine Research Reserve (background) in San Diego, California. PHOTO: AFP People cross a bridge in Playas de Tijuana before the Tijuana Estuarine Research Reserve (background) in San Diego, California. PHOTO: AFP

A Dassault Rafale fighter aircraft flies during the inauguration of the Aero India show at the Yelahanka Air Force Station, Bengaluru, India. PHOTO: REUTERS A Dassault Rafale fighter aircraft flies during the inauguration of the Aero India show at the Yelahanka Air Force Station, Bengaluru, India. PHOTO: REUTERS

Youngsters play on a hilltop as the sun sets, Jalalabad, Afghanistan. PHOTO: AFP Youngsters play on a hilltop as the sun sets, Jalalabad, Afghanistan. PHOTO: AFP

The frigate Belem receives its winter maintenance in a dry dock, La Rochelle, France. PHOTO: AFP The frigate Belem receives its winter maintenance in a dry dock, La Rochelle, France. PHOTO: AFP

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